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Plane? I don't need no stinking Plane!

While there are many aces of the air enshrined in history, perhapps the oddest aerial victory came when 2d Lt. Owen Baggett shot down a Japanese Zero fighter with a pistol, while hanging from a parachute in mid air.
posted by pjern on Nov 19, 2016 - 21 comments

The Well of Death

Ladies and Gentlemen, presenting Maut ka Kuan, a.k.a. Death Pit or Well of Death, a inverted cone of wooden planks assembled for the express purpose of driving motorcycles and cars in circles at speeds that make them stick to the walls. The drivers can collect a little cash along the way.
posted by bwg on Apr 10, 2011 - 42 comments

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