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World’s first skydive from a drone

World's first skydive from a drone

Riga, Latvia – May 28, 2017 – Latvian technology company Aerones created a drone that can lift heavy weights to great heights; daredevil skydiver Ingus Augstkalns was lifted 1,082 feet (330 meters) into the air by a 28-propeller drone, dropped and parachuted safely back to the Earth, thus setting the world record for the World’s First skydive from a drone. …

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Christmas Images for Facebook, WhatsApp

Christmas Images

Christmas Images for Facebook, WhatsApp: December 25th, the day of Christmas is the day of celebration and of fun and frolic. As the long awaited winter holidays arrive, Christmas spirit builds up. The lovely snowflakes, our dear Santa, decorated homes complete with whole range of Christmas star, mistletoe, the good-luck plant, ivy, laurels and Christmas tree are some of the inseparable …

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Taiwan Guinness World Records: Deepest Underwater Postbox

Taiwan Guinness World Records: Deepest Underwater Postbox

Green Island, Taiwan – June 2, 2016 – Chen Ying-ming, owner of a Green Island-based souvenir business, installed the world’s deepest underwater mailbox to break a Guinness World Records record; a dive team that he organized from local enthusiasts will service the box, located 12m below sea level in the Shilang Diving Area, every other day. Photo: A resident of Taitung …

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Fastest drift: Nissan GT-R breaks Guinness World Record

Fastest drift: Nissan GT-R breaks Guinness World Record

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 8, 2016 – Japanese drift champion Kawabata Masato has set a new word record for the fastest drift; at a special event on the 3000 metre main runway at Fujairah International Airport, Team Tokyo star Kawabata threw his specially tuned Nissan GT-R sideways at 30 degrees and held it there – at 304.96km/h, thus …

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Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein

Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein, was born in Riga, Latvia on January 23, 1898 but his family moved frequently in his early years, as Eisenstein continued to do throughout his life. Eisenstein’s father Mikhail Osipovich Eisenstein was of German-Jewish and Swedish descent and his mother, Julia Ivanovna Konetskaya, was from a Russian Orthodox family. He was born into a middle-class family. His father …

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