Some people can fly, and some can’t

June 23, 2006

Here’s a guy that did his homework.

This guy didn’t: (warning: may be disturbing to some; there are no close ups)

In 1912, Austrian tailor Franz Reichelt leaped from the observation deck of the Eiffel Tower in a combination overcoat-parachute of his own design. He expected to fly. He did not.

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