20 Fast-Paced Photos from Mashable Readers

Nora Grenfell
20 Fast-Paced Photos from Mashable Readers


"He started it."

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The rules of physics are pretty insane. Last week, we saw a single human accelerate through 23 miles of atmosphere: Felix Baumgartner actually moved faster than the speed of sound during his leap from the stratosphere.

Equally amazing, Felix's freefall picked up serious momentum on the web. People around the world were able to watch and discuss his space jump, in ways that would have been impossible only a few years ago. People, animals and ideas can all demonstrate the incredible acceleration that occurs in our world, which is why we asked readers to show us photos of momentum in their day-to-day lives.

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We got some incredible submissions for this week's photo challenge. You can see some our favorites above, and then check out the rest of the photos here. We're taking a break this week from the photo challenge, but you can revisit some of the amazing submissions we've gotten from past challenges.

This story originally published on Mashable here.