Looking to reclaim a little sense of wonder? Check out this breathtaking new footage of Swiss pilot Yves "Jetman" Rossy zooming around Japan's iconic Mount Fuji with an eight-foot-wide, rocket-powered, carbon-fiber wing of his own invention strapped to his back.
As if you weren't jealous enough of Yves Rossy, new footage has just been released of the Swiss Pilot, inventor and "aviation enthusiast" (who also goes by the not-so-subtle sobriquet of "JETMAN") soaring free as a rocket-powered bird high above the Swiss Alps.
Flying around with your own personal jet engine, strapped to your back, has been one of the hallmarks of futurism for decades. Which sucks, because futuristic stuff is supposed to eventually happen. So why the hell aren't we all flying to work via rocket power? Because you're about as aerodynamic as a potato, my…