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Daredevil Almost Misses The Water From 40 Metres Up

Video: I’m totally safe and sitting in front of a computer screen, and yet I’m sweating because watching this guy pull his crazy jumps from buildings is just not OK. This one is especially brutal because I really didn’t expect him to end up where he landed. He starts on the roof of the building 40m in the air and ends up safely down in the harbour — but I thought he was gunning for that soft middle landing of water between the dock and not, like, on the freaking other side.

Fun Photo Series Puts The Size Of Random Huge Objects In Perspective

Image Cache: This wonderful photo series comparing the size of things by Kevin Wisbith is a really fun way to earn some brain wrinkles, because it gives you a better sense of the true size of random buildings, ships, machines and other objects. You get to see things like the Death Star hover over Florida in space, a B-2 bomber stretch across the width of an entire football field and the Titanic lay out on top of a freaking aircraft carrier.

Watching This Dude Run Off Rooftops For Fun Made Me Almost Faint

Video: Here’s a compilation of crazy runs, jumps and parkour tricks from Oleg Cricket, a daredevil who was either born without fear or recently made into some sort of superhero. Hell, maybe even both. You can see him sprint and jump off the side of skyscrapers, flip and twirl over gaps between buildings onto the roof next door, and even jump down multiple stories from the balcony as if he were Spider-Man. Oleg is nuts (even when compared to other parkour guys) but he’s really, really good at what he does.

Latest Flyover Reveals The Truly Epic Scale Of Apple's New $6.5 Billion HQ

Video: So how does a company spend the hundreds of billions of dollars of cash it has on hand? It builds itself a fancy new headquarters, and the latest drone-shot flyover of Apple’s new HQ reveals the truly immense scale of not just the central spaceship building, but of the entire new campus.

China's Ban On 'Weird' Architecture Is A Damn Shame

China has become known for some of the zaniest, prettiest, most daring architecture of the 21st century. Sadly, that’s all coming to a halt, as the government is now banning any new buildings that are dubbed “oversized”, “xenocentric” or “weird.”

These Gorgeous Buildings Showcase The Surprisingly Innovative Future Of Wood

Wood is the future. That’s the feeling you get after looking through the 2016 award winners named by WoodWorks, the United States’ wood building council.

This Drone Video Of Hong Kong Is Truly Spectacular

Video: Because of the city’s history, unique geography, the towering buildings, the cramped quarters, all the greenery nearby and the water pushed up against the city, Hong Kong is a pretty magnificent place to photograph. Taking pictures of what’s above and what’s around and what’s below is always pretty to look at. This drone view of Hong Kong might be the most spectacular of any photo or video footage ever taken of the city.

Stunning Time Lapse Shows The Skyscraper In Dubai Engulfed In Fire

Video: On New Year’s Eve, the 63-storey Address hotel in Dubai caught on fire. It was a scary sight made worse as the back drop to the fire was the Burj Khalifa (and Dubai’s New Year celebration). The entire skyscraper seemed to be burning! But thankfully only 14 people suffered injuries. This time lapse by Kirill Neiezhmakov shows the skyscraper on fire in incredible detail. It’s such a jarring visual, the recognisable Dubai skyline engulfed in fire and dark smoke.

The Rest Of The World Wishes Their Night Sky Shone Like It Does In Tasmania

Video: Light pollution. It really screws up the view. It would be so great if the stars in the sky could still be seen over big metropolitan areas. But it doesn’t work like that. You have to go far away from civilisation into deserts and nature to see the stars and cosmos the way they are meant to be seen. David Oliver Lennon wanted to bring the beautiful night sky closer, so he layered the sky in Tasmania on top of the skylines of big cities. It’s truly stunning.

Watch Crazy Guys In Wingsuits Fly Right Next To The Face Of City Buildings

Video: There’s a holy crap moment in this wingsuit video where you hold your breath and wonder if the guys flying in the air are actually going to crash into the side of the building and if you should turn off the video. But then they make a perfect turn move and basically zip right next to multiple buildings on their path. They’re so close they could probably high five someone on the balcony. It’s impressive.

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