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Guy Dresses Up as Kung Fu Panda to Propose

Michele Velazquez | Posted 07.28.2014 | Weddings
Michele Velazquez

What would Doug do to get AnhDao to agree to marry him? Make himself disappear during a lunch date using a staged photo booth? Yes! Dress up as Kung Fu Panda and dance in a flash mob? Of course! Put his girlfriend on a helicopter and wait for her arrival on a skyscraper? No problem.

Helicopter Team Makes Daring Rescue Of Hiker Stuck On Steep Mountain Cliff

Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.09.2014 | Good News

A stunning video from the Snohomish County helicopter rescue team captures their incredible work during a successful rescue of a hiker found clinging ...

Confessions of a (Reformed) Helicopter Mom

Christine French Cully | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Christine French Cully

Last weekend, my husband and I were totally flummoxed by a robin who crashed into our dining room window over and over again. We were desperate to hel...

World Cup Photo Diary: Visit to El Cristo

Raul de Molina | Posted 07.01.2014 | Latino Voices
Raul de Molina

I had the most amazing experience over the weekend -- we took a helicopter tour of El Cristo. The views were fantastic and it's a part of the trip I w...

Why the Pentagon Is Against Sanctions on Russian Arms Exporter

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

Global demands and realities weaken the ineffective U.S. sanctions against Russia while Washington needs Moscow's cooperation on Afghanistan.

Heli-Skiing Is the Best Drug I Have Ever Taken

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

Maybe it's the altitude, but heli-skiing is like the best drug I have never taken, and it's certainly as addictive. I want to go back again and again. And it's probably the most dangerous and expensive drug I have ever tried, as well. This is not a sport for sane people.

10 Safari Resolutions for 2014

Elizabeth_Gordon | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Elizabeth_Gordon

We had our holiday party the other day, and after a "few" glasses of wine, we tried to come up with a safari experiences "bucket list."

WATCH: Ever Wondered What A Helicopter Looks Like Playing Hockey?

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Green

We're sure like almost everyone on the planet, at some point you've wished that you could watch a helicopter 'playing hockey' on a frozen lake. Sadly,...

Toronto: Dining and Daytrippin' Around the International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.19.2013 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Thousand of film lovers travel to Toronto every year to witness the latest crop of Oscar®-caliber films at the Toronto International Film Festival. In between screening compelling dramas attendees find time to eat at trendy restaurants, sightsee and reside in conveniently located hotels.

The Grand Canyon Three Ways: Mules, Helicopters and Bicycles

The GypsyNesters | Posted 11.17.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

There are precious few things in life that combine breathtaking scenery, hysterical antics and outright fear. We figured that straddling a cliff-clinging beast of burden would certainly do the trick.

3 Rescued After Helicopter Downed On Alaskan Volcano

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green

-- Two researchers and their pilot have been rescued from a remote Alaska volcano after freezing rain left thick ice on their helicopter. Alaska Sta...

WATCH: Helicopter Pilot Fights Fire With... Swimming Pool

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.23.2013 | Weird News

When you're fighting fire, you use whatever tools you have available. Which is exactly what one quick-thinking helicopter pilot does when he runs out ...

Air Ambulance Pilot Texting Leads to Disaster

Christine Negroni | Posted 06.10.2013 | Crime
Christine Negroni

The pilot of an emergency medical helicopter was text messaging before and during the flight that ended in disaster near an airport in Mosby, Mo. in 2011.

Halloween Rave Shut Down After Surprise Helicopter Landing

Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment

A Halloween rave at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, billed "The Haunted Coliseum," was shut down Saturday after things took a turn for the chaotic....

Toronto's Lights Are Brightest Downtown

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.20.2012 | Travel
Dwight Brown

As the chopper returns, you'll get gorgeous views of the Toronto Islands, the largest urban car-free community in North America and perhaps Toronto's best geographical treasure.

Teen's Creative High School Dance Proposal Prompts Federal Probe

Posted 09.21.2012 | Education

It’s not every day a high school dance invitation prompts a federal investigation, but such was the case last week at Patriot High School in Nokesvi...

Helicopter Noise in the City

Karen Curley | Posted 10.03.2012 | Los Angeles
Karen Curley

Los Angeles has to be one of the noisiest cities in America, and the biggest offender of all is helicopter noise. Is there any relief in sight or are Los Angeles' citizens forced to lose sleep night after night?

Chopper Crashes In Malaysia, 3 Missing

AP | EILEEN NG | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- A helicopter has crashed into a river in a Malaysian state on Borneo island, leaving three people missing. A Malaysian fire...

WATCH: Amazing Robo-Copters Rock Spy Theme

Posted 03.01.2012 | Science

For such tiny devices, the autonomous drones known as "nano quadrotors" have made a very big splash. Not long ago we brought you video showing the tin...

WATCH: Amazing Drone Videos Show Robot Copters' Versatility

Posted 02.23.2012 | Science

By: Sean Captain, TechNewsDaily Managing Editor Published: 02/23/2012 11:32 AM EST on TechNewsDaily Drones – robotic planes and helicopters wi...

Helicopter, Plane In Mid-Air Collision Over Calif. City

AP | Posted 04.20.2012 | San Francisco

RIO VISTA, Calif. — Authorities say two pilots were taken to hospitals with minor injuries after a small plane clipped a helicopter in the air o...

Chopper Makes Emergency Landing On Playground

AP | Posted 02.06.2012 | Weird News

MODESTO, Calif. -- Authorities say a helicopter encountered mechanical problems before making an emergency landing at an elementary school playground ...

Two Mayo Clinic Workers Die In Forida Helicopter Crash

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 02.25.2012 | Miami

MIAMI — A surgeon and technician from a Mayo Clinic in Florida flying across the northern corner of the state to retrieve a heart for transplant...

Let's Fly Away!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 11.17.2011 | Style

Puh-lease: like a Victoria's Secret Angel would fly coach. Or even in an airplane. Or even in a non-pink, non-customized helicopter. Alessandra Amb...

WATCH: Austria's 73-Year-Old President Jumps With Parachute From Helicopter

AP | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

VIENNA -- Austria's president was in free fall – and no, it was not about a loss in popularity. President Heinz Fischer's office has released a...