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93-Year-Old Vet Recreates His D-Day Parachute Jump Over Normandy

This is just awesome. Jim ‘Pee Wee’ Martin, a 93-year-old WWII veteran paratrooper, just did the same jump out of a plane into Normandy that he did for D-Day 70 years ago when he was 23 years old. But he says this jump was much easier because “there wasn’t anybody shooting at me today”.


Listen To This Great Story On How This Guy Discovered He Was A Coward

In 2008, someone broke into Rob Norman’s house. He had speculated about this situation since he was a kid and thought of different heroic ways of repealing an attack. When it actually happened, he realised that he wasn’t Bruce Willis in Die Hard.


Awesome Dad Turns Son Into Superhero Using Amazing Special Effects

This is what happens when your dad works for Dreamworks. The Creators Project recently featured Dreamworks animator Daniel Hashimoto, who turned his son James into an epic superhero, just using Adobe AfterEffects.


GoPro's Official HD Hero 3+ Video Is The Craziest Video You'll See All Day

GoPro’s slogan is “be a hero”, and to unveil the latest HD Hero 3+ camera, it put together a little video shot completely on the new camera showing everything you can do with it. This is pretty goddamn impressive.


Sony Action Cam Review: Not As Awesome As We Hoped

When Sony announced their Action Camera, we guessed everyone else was in deep trouble. After all, Sony makes some of the baddest, most darkness-proof image sensors out there. But images speak louder than specs. So we put this little sucker through its paces.


The World's Coolest Grandma Is A 91-year-old Superhero

A photographer recently noticed that his 91-year-old Grandma was feeling lonely and depressed. So to cheer her up, he decided to take pictures of her as a superhero. After she saw them, she couldn’t stop smiling.


GoPro Releasing Cheapest HD Helmet Cam

GoPro, known for its stellar line of helmet-attached HD cameras, is planning to release an even more affordable model, set at $US180. Engadget speculates the extreme sports cam will offer 960p recording, based on its model name, the HD Hero 960. [Engagdet]


HTC Hero Getting Android 2.1 Update For GSM Networks

It appears some people are still using Plurk, that Twitter rival from a couple of years ago. HTC is one of them, with their corporate account confirming that GSM HTC Heros will be getting the Android 2.1 update today. This comes after HTC pushed the update out to CDMA Heros the other week, with Sprint customers getting lucky on May 19th. [AndroidAndMe]


HTC Hero Owners Upgrading To Android 2.1 BEWARE

Yesterday we brought the good news to Hero owners that Sprint was pushing out the Android 2.1 firmware update – but before you press yes on that update, make sure you back up all your data.


HTC Hero Owners On Sprint Get Android 2.1 "Eclair" Update

Sprint has gifted its HTC Hero owners the long-awaited Android 2.1 update, seven months after the first screenshots of a Hero running the faster, snazzier version showed up.