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Parachute Jump at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York

Once upon a time, in the 1940s, you could stand atop this 262 foot-tall metal structure and parachute your way down. Defunct since 1968, you can still view the tower at Coney Island and stand there wondering if you could take the plunge yourself. ...
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Did ya see me on I'm a Major League Eater? I was the crazy girl standing there when Tim Brown walked in the bar...and the crazy girl standing behind Tim while he was eating at the bar. And, well, that was it! Oh well. At least I was on TV! It was a totally awesome show too! I was hoping to post photos from the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest today, but it doesn't look like that is going to happen. ...