Ice climber impossibly survives a punishing fall from ice wall

Ouch. That has got to hurt. Ice climber Mark R. was climbing up a mountain when he was sent plummeting down by a piece of falling ice that hit him. He then basically avalanches down the mountain side and hits every rock down the way. It's like a scene from Game of Thrones but completely real. And even more insane… » 12/27/13 6:04pm 12/27/13 6:04pm

Wow, A Guy Plummeted 40MPH off a 1,000 Foot Cliff and Survived

Don't watch this video. No, seriously, it's really rough. The best thing is that Matthew Gough, the guy who plummets while base jumping, actually survived the fall with only minor injuries. He hit the ground at 40mph from a 1,000 foot cliff because his parachute malfunctioned. The footage is taken from his helmet cam. » 5/21/13 9:13pm 5/21/13 9:13pm

Why Facebook Will Fall Like the Roman Empire

John Naughton at the Guardian has a perfect—albeit obvious—observation: Despite their overwhelming dominance, Facebook and Apple will eventually fall. "History should teach us that for today's technology industry titans, the only way is down." That goes for Google, too. And Amazon. It's inevitable. » 1/28/13 1:20pm 1/28/13 1:20pm

7 Tools to Party Like a Pagan

Happy Mabon! Isn't Mabon just your favoritest holiday of the year? Well, maybe not, but perhaps it would be if you were a pagan. Today marks the Autumnal Equinox. Days and nights are of equal duration, so here's seven tools to help get crunk! » 9/23/11 5:41pm 9/23/11 5:41pm

What, you're going to have a pagan party without large amounts of fire?…

Hurricane Irene Has Ruined Halloween By Killing Our Pumpkins

All that pumpkin-y goodness that comes with the fall holidays—tech Jack O'Lanterns, delicious pumpkin pies—has been spoiled by the wild wreck that was Irene. Farmers along the east coast are now warning that we're facing an extreme pumpkin shortage. » 9/20/11 3:40pm 9/20/11 3:40pm

A Skier's Helmet Cam Records His Horrific Fall From a Cliff

Armed with a GoPro HD attached to his helmet, Stephen Ager recorded some absolutely stunning views of the top of the world. But it's not all prancing snowflakes and fresh powder because later in the video, Ager loses his footing and tumbles down the wrong side of the cliff. The GoPro HD captures every single moment… » 3/01/11 8:45am 3/01/11 8:45am