I Wanna Know
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I Wanna Know

Can You Survive an 18,000-Feet Freefall without a Parachute?

The story of Nicholas Alkemade

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It’s a Friday night when Nicholas Alkemade, a 21-year-old Englishman from Leicestershire, finds himself in the middle of the sky. Although the view and the fresh air are great, he isn’t too happy about the whole situation.

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Curiosities from science, technology, history, and whatever else is interesting. Always illustrated with silly drawings.

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David B. Clear

David B. Clear

Cartoonist, science fan, PhD, eukaryote. Doesn't eat cats, dogs, nor other animals. 1,000x Bottom Writer. https://davidbclear.medium.com/subscribe

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