Flying man in wingsuit comes close to crashing into Rio's Jesus statue

A good policy on all wingsuit jumps is to never crash into anything. A secondary policy to follow would be if you do crash into something, make sure it's soft and not Rio de Janeiro's 125-foot tall Christ the Redeemer statue. Jesus Christ may be forgiving but his statue made of 635 metric tons of reinforced concrete… » 2/25/14 9:44pm 2/25/14 9:44pm

This Time Lapse of Rio de Janeiro Will Take Your Breath Away

Everyone agrees that Rio de Janeiro is a beautiful city with beautiful beaches filled with beautiful people doing beautiful things. Everyone can also agree that the favelas in Rio show another side of the city where people's lives are seemingly next to, on top of and even inside other people's lives. This wonderful… » 9/06/13 8:00pm 9/06/13 8:00pm

6 Tools for the Urban Indiana Jones


Whether you're taking in the sights of the Big Apple or spelunking the Catacombs beneath Paris, you'll need to be just as prepared as if you were in the wilderness. Explore the urban jungle to your heart's content with these six hiking tools. » 7/27/11 5:30pm 7/27/11 5:30pm