Daredevil Photographer Rappels Down Skyscrapers For the Perfect Shot

Even window washers can be scary when you don’t expect to see them outside your office window. But a camera-wielding man dangling from a single rope goes beyond the pale. A fearless photographer named Carlos Ayesta is doing just that, rappelling down the side of Paris’s skyscrapers to shoot remarkable images of the… » 8/06/13 8:30am 8/06/13 8:30am

Wizard Rapid Descender Backpack Beats Taking the Stairs

If everyone living or working in precariously elevated positions could shoot Spidey-silk from their wrists in case of an unexpected fall, there would be no need for the Wizard rapid-descender concept from UK design shop HJC. But a sleek Dyson-esque backpack housing up to 250 meters of woven liquid polyester that can… » 7/07/08 12:30pm 7/07/08 12:30pm