In a mission called “The Redbull Stratos”, former Austrian military parachutist, Felix Baumgartner, dives from a balloon-lifted capsule 24 miles up in an attempt to break the sound barrier. The operation was a success with Felix setting a few Guinness world records in the process. Here are some of the pictures from this momentous achievement.
Pyotr Pankratov, a former Belarusian Special Forces warrant officer, saved this abandoned squirrel from death several years ago. Since then the animal called Masik has been the man’s best friend. Pyotr left the army three months ago and works as a taxi driver now, and Masik accompanies him all the time.