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Father Books 6 Flights To Stay With His Flight Attendant Daughter On Christmas

The winter holidays is the time of year when most of us are celebrating together with our families. Unfortunately, not everyone is so lucky – thousands of people are working during Christmas and are unable to spend time with their loved ones. One of these unlucky people was Pierce Vaughan – a flight attendant for Delta Airlines, who had to spend her Christmas Eve and Day in the air this year. However, her loving father found a way to spend the holidays with his working daughter. He booked six flights…

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DIY Super Sized 122-Inch Flying Paper (Polystyrene) Airplane

Check out this awesome DIY project using polystyrene to create a ‘super sized’ version of the classic paper airplane design. Built by YouTuber The Q, this version measured 310 cm (122 in.) in length. The longest flight achieved was about 100 meters (328 ft). Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/diy-giant-paper-airplane/

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Murmurations: The Mesmerizing Beauty of Birds in Flight

“The art of flying” is a short film by Jan van IJken about ‘murmurations’, the mysterious and mesmerizing flights of the Common Starling. In this 2 minute preview we see the constantly evolving patterns the dense swarm of thousands and thousands of birds make while in flight. The sound of so many birds is also overwhelming to the senses. For those interested, you can pay a small fee to see the full-length, 7 minute film at janvanijken.com Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/the-art-of-flying-by-jan-van-ijken/

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