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Felix Baumgartner Prepares For World's Highest Skydive
2012-10-09 12:45:24

Man has always had the dream of being able to fly, and while some have taken up that dream through jumping out of an airplane, one man is preparing to accomplish that feat today in a fashion that has never been seen before.

Daredevil Skydiver Gets Approval
2012-09-25 20:39:48

One daredevil is planning another feat from near-space, attempting to ride a helium-filled balloon 23 miles above the Earth and then to plunge back down for the world's highest-ever skydive.

Kickstarter Earth 360 Project
2012-09-02 07:25:07

Sitting in a plane doesn't quite give you the full perspective of what this planet looks like while traveling from above, but one Kickstarter project may just give you the view that you desire.

2012-06-14 23:01:09

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will help the Lisle Library in Lisle, Ill., launch its summer reading program on June 20 when the balloon crew will present an interactive educational program developed

2012-06-12 23:03:06

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will visit the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center, 1834 S. Ill. Hwy.

2012-05-29 23:02:42

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a visit to Josephine Locke Elementary School, 2828 N. Oak Park Ave.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.