Theme Park Bits: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Wizard Wands, Meet Captain Marvel and Wreck-It Ralph, Tiki Bird Flies Solo

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Double-time it to Universal if you want to add some new Fantastic Beasts wands to your collection. Soon we’ll all be nursing a Halloween Horror Nights hangover as this year’s event comes to a close. There’s no better time than a 25th anniversary to ride the Haunted Mansion Holiday […]

Glider aircraft flies at highest-ever altitude – a blood-boiling 76,000ft (VIDEOS)

Two pilots have soared to 76,124ft (23, 203 meters) in a groundbreaking flight that saw an engineless aircraft ride atmospheric waves to soar over Earth, where the altitude is so high that human blood boils unless protected. The Airbus Perlan Mission II broke its third record for human flight in a winged aircraft this year, […]

Rocket Report: Exos flies, China sets launch record, new Falcon Heavy data

Enlarge (credit: Rocket Lab/Aurich Lawson) Welcome to Edition 1.15 of the Rocket Report! This week, we have news about both Virgin rocket companies, an astounding number of Chinese launches, and the military waiting for SpaceX. There is also the scoop that the Trump White House is relying on an upgraded SLS rocket to meet its […]

Utah man flies plane into his own house after argument with wife (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A Utah man flew a small aircraft into his own house, kamikaze-style, hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife during an argument, police say. Duane Youd, 47, died in the crash, as the light-skinned Cessna disintegrated on impact and burst into flames. Youd’s wife and a child, both inside the house, survived […]

A drone enthusiast built an incredible giant LEGO helicopter — and it really flies

YouTube / Adam Woodworth Adam Woodworth is a fan of building faux-LEGO models that actually fly. His latest creation is a giant model of a LEGO helicopter, using foam rather than LEGO to allow it to fly. He also makes smaller flying models, like the classic podracers from Star Wars.   Adam Woodworth has a […]

Bright fireball flies across Siberian sky (VIDEOS)

A dazzling fireball has streaked over several towns in Western Siberia. Stunned locals managed to film the object as it sped by glowing yellow and green. The even was recorded in the towns of Yugansk and Surgut on Saturday night. [embedded content] People gazing at the fireball and watching the video have been guessing if […]

How to get rid of flies: Heatwave sends black flies into YOUR home – tips to put them off

Flies in your home are more likely during the present heatwave climate. This includes a biting species of fly known as black flies. Black flies are tiny, black or grey coloured, and have short legs. Black flies are insects which are part of the Simuliidae family of insects. They can lead to health issues such […]

My Firm Always Flies for Free — Business Success Story

My Firm Always Flies for Free — Business Success Story Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does […]

Bull rider Marcos Gloria flies into Showdown Sunday with week's top score

Edmonton's Marcos Gloria put down the highest bull riding score of the week to leap frog into Showdown Sunday. Gloria, who hails from Brazil, had a dazzling fourth-run ride of 90.50 aboard the formidable Whiskey Hand to easily win Friday. However, he was locked in a three-way tie with Americans Jess Lockwood and J.B. Mauney for fourth […]

Terry Gilliam Flies Too Close to the Sun, Loses Rights to ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote‘s curse has struck again. After Terry Gilliam had seemingly won a decades-long battle against God and the universe with the film’s triumphant screening at Cannes last month, the embattled director has been dealt yet another blow. Despite a Paris court ruling in his favor prior to the Cannes screening, Gilliam […]