Slow motion video of a base jump going horribly wrong

Holy Molly!  This is some unbelievable footage!  And what’s even more unbelievable is that the guy actually survived with the following:

Compression Fracture of the T12 Vertebra, 5 stitches to the eye, 6 stitches to the chin, severely sprained Back, wrist and hand. multiple bruised areas.

Discovered via Kottke.

Iceland : Midnight Sun

Stunningly beautiful…

Midnight Sun: A natural phenomenon occurring in the summer months north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle where the sun never fully sets and remains visible 24 hours a day.

This short time lapse film was shot during the Icelandic Midnight Sun in June of 2011.

Via The Laomedon.