The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world has opened in Russia, with a 1,800-foot span. It offers breathtaking views of the Sochi landscape but it isn't really designed for your daily commute—it is part of a skypark and you can bungee jump off it for a 650-foot drop, as shown in this video.
Bungee jumping is already the scariest thing in the world, so how does one make it EVEN SCARIER? By going the homemade, DIY-route. These guys just tied a few knots, used a few carabiners and then just jumped off a freaking bridge. That's it. Watch it, you'll be stunned at how flimsy the entire set up looks.
Being a bird? That's not so crazy. But free falling with nothing but an elastic tether? Yeah, that's pretty cuckoo.
Rope jumping makes bungee jumping look completely sane and kinda cute. There's no flex: The whole "not dying" part is determined entirely by where you anchor the rope—and where you jump.
Why would someone bungee jump with a cord made out of condoms you ask? If you thought it was an effort to make a statement about safe sex, you're wrong. Apparently the only real motivation Carl Dionisio had for the attempt was his own lunacy—he was hoping to re-create the "virgin buzz" he had with his first jump. Over…