Boeing has developed a hypersonic plane that could theoretically circle the globe in just 3-hours, as it’s designed to use its own shockwaves to increase its speed, and could herald a new era of flight. More specifically, this “waverider” style aircraft uses the shockwaves to hit speeds of Mach 5 or higher. The development of this hypersonic plane could also change the way we engage in warfare since it would only take minutes to identify targets and prepare a defense. As a passenger plane you would be able to travel across the Atlantic in 1-hour, and anywhere across the Pacific in two hours at twice the speed of the Concorde. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of ten hidden tricks that every iPhone user should know.