Profiles in History is auctioning off Han Solo’s weapon of choice. Harrison Ford (and perhaps Mark Hamill also) used this non-firing DL-44 Blaster in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
Peter Parker takes on a new round of evildoers, as OsCorp does its best to take down the young web-slinger with its latest and most heinous inventions. And Jamie Foxx debuts in a role we like to call Electro Unchained.
Norwegian cyclist and daredevil Eskil Ronningsbakken took his bicycle on a ride along a steep, twisty, rainy mountain highway hitting speeds up to 50mph – all while going backwards and seated on the handlebars.
Inventor Patrick McDowell created the V-Brake to improve skateboard safety, adding an easy-to-install foot-braking mechanism to the rear axle which allows you to control your downhill speed without having to drag your foot on the ground.
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