It's not a fighter plane, but the SR-71's absurd speed and its suite of avionics and reconnaissance equipment certainly put it in a different class than anything else in its day, and much of the tech that saw its start with it is evident in current generation planes, even if they aren't quite as impressive. » 9/19/14 11:38am 9/19/14 11:38am

Not my car, but on my Ducati I regularly filter up to the front of a line of traffic at a light. Most of the time it goes fine other than someone getting mad that I'm "cutting" and honking at me and if I can see it coming I get into a real lane as soon as I see traffic moving ahead of me. I was going up to a light… » 9/15/14 11:59am 9/15/14 11:59am

That's about the going rate for basic mid grade camera for television use (adjusted for inflation). They're always insured and that sort of fall would hardly hurt it. Speaking from experience I've watched camera ops I'm in charge of drop a camera like that onto a court and have it bounce halfway back up. It's never… » 8/20/14 12:33am 8/20/14 12:33am