According to Henry's mother and photographer Rachel Hulin, these are genuine flights, not cut-and-paste jobs. She also says she never throws him and let's him fly the way he wants to fly. That's nice. (via mymodernmet.com)
The definitive list of this year's really good blogs on Tumblr. You should be following all of them!
What a year! Here's to 2012 being a more quiet and less destructive year.
The National Geographic Photo Contest is still accepting submissions through November 30th. Here's a round-up of 40 of the best entries thus far. (via thisiscolossal.com)
Everyone knows waterfalls are beautiful, but did you know how sexy they are? Also, today I learned that Iceland secretly has all the best waterfalls.
Here's a totally convenient way to light your cigarette when you can't find your lighter. It's probably a good thing we have no idea what he's putting in his mouth, or people might actually try this at home.
These bars offer "warm beer," "crap food," "vomiting basins," and toilets where you can either pee or poop... but NOT both. You know, just the amenities.
The infinite variety of the Earth's geological forms will take your breath away.
Check out these cool oil paintings from Brooklyn-based artist Dan Witz.
Your most nightmarish staircase exists. Thanks, art!
Thailand has been dealing with what has been the worst monsoon season in almost a century. This has caused mass flooding and destruction. These photos capture what a disaster this has been.
So outlandish and yet so pretty. Fashion Week in China might not get the coverage of New York and Milan but that doesn't mean the ten day event isn't chocked full of fancy ensembles.
Ossian Brown's exquisite collection of antique photographs of Halloweens past. A larger collection of photos, all dating between 1875 and 1955, comprise his new book entitled Haunted Air. (via boingboing.net)
Warning: Buzzfeed is not responsible for diabetes contracted by viewing this post. It's so fluffy!
Nature is awesome. I don't care what anyone says: nature porn is the best porn out there.
So that's how they do it! This is now the record holder for largest pumpkin in Connecticut history. The video was made by pumpkin owner Ken Desrosiers, who took a photo every fifteen minutes for nearly four months.
They're still terrifying, but you can't look away. With over 2,200 species throughout the world, the Praying Mantis is a camouflage expert.
Ads for Vacuum Cleaners: It doesn't sound very exciting, but with a little out of the box thinking you can be very creative with suction power.
19-year-old Marat Dupri scales buildings and work sites in Russia and takes photos from the highest points. I feel a little bit sick just looking at these!
I see drunk people!
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