Jetpacks and space tourism (or ... I believe I can fly)

Man plans to fly across gorge with jetpack

The moment you've all been waiting for is here: personal jet-packs are almost ready for purchase (at the low, low price of $200,000).  One man has already proven their airworthiness by flying across a Colorado canyon.  Wheeeee! Keep reading...

Japanese space tourist wannabe demands refund
Daisuke Enomoto, a Japanese millionaire, was willing to pony up $21 million to be launched into space in a Soyuz rocket for a visit to the International Space Station, where he planned to go on a spacewalk and dress up as his favorite anime character.  But after eight months of training, he was kicked out of the program because of his chronic kidney stone problems. Enomoto says that the organizers were really trying to extract more money from him, and is demanding a refund for the funds he's already paid. Keep reading...

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