Don't believe everything you read in the papers. Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner isn't just a daredevil. He's part of an order with a much longer, and more deadly past.
Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the very edge of space, on Sunday, was dazzling. But as one post at 9gag points out, Baumgartner is far from the first man to take a leap of faith with an uncertain landing.