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2014-09-04 00:21:04

DUBAI, UAE, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbert Nitsch 'The Deepest Man on Earth' is a world record-holding freediver. In this sport, athletes take one breath of air and dive deep below the ocean surface. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140904/705083 ) Nitsch excels in the most dangerous diving discipline of all - No Limits. In a No Limits dive, the freediver uses a powered sled to descend and ascend rapidly, going much deeper than a diver...

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

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 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. Felix Baumgartner is planning to ride a helium-filled balloon from Roswell, New Mexico on October 8 in a custom-built capsule to an altitude of 120,000 feet. After riding the capsule 23 miles, Baumgartner plans to step out of it and break...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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