If you liked this trippy video, take an eyeful of this and this.
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Try to guess, what these guys are doing inside the "boxes"? Answer at the bottom of this post.
(image credit: National Photo Company Collection)
No, this is not a picnic from Bradbury's "Martian Chronicles" - this is a bunch of pictures from Soyuz TMA-11 extreme landing: very steep descent and ballistic re-entry... Read more about this mission here.
The Outboard Ski-Plane, designed by C. T. Elle, of Chicago. "The idea is that when the boat gets up speed the front of the skis will be raised, causing the boat to come to the surface. When wind gets under the wing it is supposed to furnish enough lift to permit the boat to skip over the waves."
Must be a special helicopter model, you probably can not do the same trick on any chopper.
Darth Vader's Love Interest
Answer for the mystery photo:
This is the Burdick Cabinet "Radio-Vitant ray" therapy, 1920 - more info here.
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