Felix Baumgartner successfully completed his record-setting space jump! Baumgartner landed in New Mexico desert after jumping from his capsule at 128,100 feet, or roughly 24 miles. The Austrian daredevil skydiver achieved the fastest ever freefall speed of 833.9mph (Mach 1.24) and became the first man to break the sound barrier.
Redditor Jerreth rescued a pug who turned out to be very photogenic. Check out these funny and cute pictures:
French photographer Eric Maloberti, 39, dressed up his three-month-old baby daughter June in different costumes, showcasing different career choices, for a project entitled Un Jour, Mon Enfant Tu Seras — which translates as One Day, My Child You Will Be.
Photographer Jutta Kirchner captured these photos of Siberian tigers in Tiergarten Schönbrunn zoo in Vienna, Austria. Standing on their hind legs, the two playful tigers appear to be dancing ballroom style.
Artist Sonja Hinrichsen made these drawings in the snow near Steamboat Springs, Colorado, at Rabbit Ears Pass – one step at the time. Photographer Cedar Beauregard captured her in action from the helicopter.
A team of scientists launched an instrument-laden rocket into northern lights display on Saturday, February 18th. The two-stage Terrier-Black Brant rocket was blasted from the Poker Flat Research Range in Fairbanks, Alaska. Funded by the NASA, the mission is studying electrical activity in the aurora borealis and the likelihood it’s interfering with GPS and other signals.
Pet photographer Seth Casteel captured these cool photos of dogs underwater, fetching a ball.
Pilot JR Hott of Panhandle Helicopters captured this strange looking cloud formations in Panama City Beach, Florida. The spectacular ‘condo fog’ forms along the waterfront when moist, warm air blows in off the Gulf of Mexico. As the condo buildings force the air to climb, the slight cooling from the change in altitude is just enough to bring the air to its saturation point, creating a personal fog bank.
At the 2012 Light Festival in Ghent, Belgium, this 55,000 LED light cathedral stole the show. The light installation was made by Luminarie De Cagna, an Italian company specialized in building illuminations.