Nervous flyers may not wish to read any further - but if you ever planned to see the world, this is the time to do it.
Come on; say it with me... "Oh, no..."
It looks as if, for one man at least, space is far from the final frontier. Richard Branson has turned his attention to the seas, and is planning to take a mini submarine to the deepest point of each of the world's five oceans.
The world of magazines is in the midst of a potentially radical change, a fact that has been cemented after tycoon Richard Branson and his company Virgin launched an ambitious new publication which will only be available through the iPad.
Hot on the heels of the announcement that Rupert Murdoch is to launch an iPad-only daily newspaper, Richard Branson has said he too is planning a publication for the device.
Sprint's Virgin Mobile label will begin offering "all you can eat" mobile broadband subscriptions to users who want to have Internet access with them whenever and wherever, for just $40 a month.
An (admittedly) unscientific poll conducted by GameFaqs proves what most of us already know: hardcore gamers are celibate geeks leading a lonely lifestyle.
"Now boarding Virgin Galactic flight 1 with nonstop service to outer space"