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To Captain Nicholl's maintaining that the projectile would smash like glass, Michel replied that he would break their fall by means of rockets properly placed.
Fortunately for him, it seems in the same way that stuntmen use cardboard boxes to break their fall, he fell through a false ceiling which seemed to break his fall.
The activity requires participants to jump from fixed objects and use a parachute to break their fall.
Both drawings showed bailed-out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac tumbling from the sky as they ask a man on the ground labeled "taxpayers" to break their fall.
Feduccia and many other ornithologists subscribe to the long-standing theory that birds evolved from primitive tree-dwelling reptiles that used leathered limbs to break their fall while leaping from branch to branch.
When they can't break their fall, such as when going at high speeds or in traffic, they are more likely to have a serious head injury.