So no one wanted to buy it, so just for the heck of it, I’m gonna give it away. One lucky follower will be able to win a brand new limited edition cherry red Wii, for free. It comes with two games, Super Mario Bros. and Wii sports.
Rules of contest, you MUST reblog. Following will give you an even bigger chance to win. You must live in the U.S. You can only reblog once, and if you like it as well, it may help your chances. I will be paying for shipping for the person who wins.
The contest will go from November 28, 2010 at 7:30 and will end at November 28, 2010 at 9:00. I will announce the winner on November 28, 2010 at 9:00.
On August 16, 1960, a 32-year-old U.S. Air Force Captain named Joe Kittinger flew in a helium balloon to 102,800 feet (roughly 19 miles) above the Earth … and jumped. His free-fall lasted 4 minutes and 36 seconds. He experienced temperatures approaching minus-100 degrees Fahrenheit. As he fell, Kittinger neared the speed of sound, his pressure-suit-encased body traveling at more than 600 mph before he opened his parachute at 14,000 feet. To this day, he still holds world records for highest parachute jump and longest-ever free-fall. On the 50th anniversary of his jump — an achievement considered among the most technologically significant, and ballsiest, of the 20th century — Joe Kittinger spoke with LIFE.com about the highlights of his storied career…