Lyrics of Hadfield’s version and the parts that were adapted from the original in bold: Ground control to major Tom Ground control to major Tom Lock your Soyuz’s hatch and put your helmet on (Ten) Ground control (Nine) to major Tom (Eight) (Seven, six) Commencing countdown (Five), engines on (Four) (Three, two) Detach from station (One) and may God’s love be with you / This is ground control to major Tom, you’ve really made the grade And the papers want to know whose shirts […]
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In Marvel’s “Iron Man 3”, brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man played by Robert Downey Jr., is pitted against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. Skydivers and stunt crews filmed aerial drops over the Atlantic Ocean just off the shore of the Brunswick County island back in August according to a town of Oak Island filming permit. This journey, […]
Though it doesn’t look like a nice place to live now, Mars may have had an atmosphere more like ours on Earth! But how did it lose it? One way a planet can lose its atmosphere is through a process called ‘sputtering.’ In this process, atoms are knocked away from the atmosphere due to impacts from energetic particles. Learn more in this video! Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System, […]
This is probably the lowest canopy opening I have ever seen where the person was unharmed. Apparently this jump was performed by a new team based in Finland called StuntFreaks. It appears they are a Finnish street bike racing team that is expanding into stunts and entertainment. When they are not on the racing circuit they are filming videos and performing new stunts like this.
Something from the archives… Phil Doyle showing the fastest way to get across the city of Cambridge!