Colonel Joseph Kittinger, who held the previous record for highest skydive and fastest speed in a freefall because of his involvement in Project Excelsior in 1960, acted as Felix Baumgartner's mentor in the months leading up to the jump. He was also Baumgartner's liaison to ground control during the mission, and when Baumgartner landed Kittinger congratulated him saying "I couldn't have done it better myself".
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The character James Bond, portrayed by Daniel Craig, was featured in the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics in commemoration of James Bond's 50th year in film. The act included a cameo by Queen Elizabeth herself, in which Bond and the Queen parachute out of a helicopter and into the stadium.
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Much of Boards of Canada's music has been featured on [adult swim]'s "bumps", ten second clips shown between shows and commercials which serve to advertise [adult swim] itself. [adult swim] bumps feature music by different artists, usually with a more ambient tone, and abstract photography which prominently centered around landscape shots and tilt/shift photography.
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The creators of the Venture Bros, Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick, often voice characters on their own. Doc and Jackson write the characters with their voices in mind and find it easier to voice them themselves. The Venture Bros. features several pairs of characters voiced by Jackson and Doc, including Henchmen 21 and 24, Billy Quizboy and Pete White, Mr. Cardholder and Mr. Doe, and Watch and Ward.
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