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Watch Felix Baumgartner Jump From Space Right Now (Live Video) UPDATE: Jump Success!!!

Watch Felix Baumgartner Jump From Space Right Now (Live Video) UPDATE: Jump Success!!!

Brandon Russell

Felix Baumgartner is currently inside the Stratos capsule floating up to the planned 23-mile high jump altitude. He is currently going through precautionary jump checks with Joe Kittinger, who holds the decades old freefall record from 1960. Last week’s jump on Oct. 9 was previously aborted because of inclement weather, but today’s conditions are favorable and a launch is a go. As I...

Bling Bling: Scientists Find Planet Twice the Size of Earth Made Primarily of Pure Diamond

Bling Bling: Scientists Find Planet Twice the Size of Earth Made Primarily of Pure Diamond

Brandon Russell

Scientists have discovered a planet said to be made primarily made out of diamond — twice as big as Earth. I think Kim Kardashian just fainted. Discovered by researchers at Yale, the bling planet, scientifically referred to as 55 Cancri e, was found orbiting a sun-like star in the Cancer constellation. Initially thought to be similarly composed to Earth, the planet’s combination of...