Wow, All Restaurants Should Deliver Meals By Parachute

In the broad spectrum of goofball ideas out there, attaching piping fresh toasties to colorful little parachutes and tossing them out of a window to someone's open arms ranks pretty highly towards the Yup, That's Pretty Damn Silly end of things. And yet! Jafflechutes exists, and it does exactly that. What a wonderful… » 3/13/14 1:40pm 3/13/14 1:40pm

How to Jump Out of a Plane and Live to Tell About It

"It's not the fall that kills you," as the saying goes, "it's the sudden stop at the end." Humans are a rather splattery bunch when dropped from a sufficient height, but that hasn't kept us out of the sky. Instead, we've spent centuries perfecting the process of controlled falling to make the stop after any fall as… » 11/27/13 12:00pm 11/27/13 12:00pm

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