A daredevil plummeted to his death during a risky stunt near the top of a 62-story building in China, according to new reports. Wu Yongning, 26, who called himself “China’s First Rooftopper,” plunged from the Huayuan International Centre in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province in central China, on Nov. 8, AsiaWire reported. A month later, Yongning’s girlfriend and family members confirmed his death. A viral video clip, which racked up more than 15 million views on Chinese social media, shows Yongning - who had already reached the roof of the skyscraper - lowering himself over the edge of the building to do a pull-up stunt. But when he tried to hoist himself back up, he struggled for a few
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During the weekend, a Tennessee woman took to Facebook with her son Keaton Jones' emotional video about the relentless bullying he experiences in school that went viral almost instantly.
Financial website How Much looked at some of America's most popular stocks in 2007 to find out how much a $1,000 investment in each would be worth now. Turns out, coffee was a good bet: An investment of $1,000 in Starbucks in 2007 would be worth $4,687 as of October 31 this year, or more than four times as much. Of the companies it examined, Starbucks's performance fell short of only Apple, Amazon and the big winner, Netflix. An initial $1,000 investment in Netflix grew to a whopping $51,966 over that time period, according to How Much. In the graphic below, the blue dots are equivalent to a $1,000 initial investment, and the pink dots equal the investment's current total value. "The larger the
The Great Red Spot, a gigantic storm of crimson clouds bigger than the Earth, has been raging on Jupiter's surface for centuries. We've known its size in two dimensions for a long time, but after a close flyover in July the Juno probe has finally given us an answer about how deep into the atmosphere the storm's roots run. In the process, the mission also uncovered two new radiation zones. While astronomers have been monitoring the Great Red Spot since 1830, the storm is believed to have marked the gas giant's face for up to 350 years. As of April this year it measured around 10,000 miles (16,000 km) wide, making it about 1.3 times the diameter of Earth. Impressive as that sounds, it seems the
A passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight threatened to kill the flight's passengers and crew on Saturday. The passenger had tampered with a bathroom smoke detector, and a flight attendant caught her smoking a cigarette, the airline told Business Insider. The passenger was arrested on a felony charge and sent to jail on $75,000 bail.
Dec 12, 2017
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