Humans are strange, thrill-seeking creatures. We crave not just a thrill, but something so terrifying that we think, if only for a moment, that we might not actually survive. For those of us not ready for base jumping in wing suits, roller coasters can fulfill that excitement lust. And the amusement park fixtures may…
Here are some videos of the new crazy tourist ride at the top of the CN Tower in Toronto. No matter how strong that harness is, I know I will be freaking out. And loving it. [Thanks Karl!]
We humans are always dreaming up new ways of almost killing ourselves without actually killing ourselves. That shot of adrenaline, when you seem to be staring in death's face, reminds us we're alive.
This is not going to end well. The CN Tower, which stretches 116 stories above the Toronto skyline, its "main pod" hovering there like some sort of malevolent spacecraft, will now invite tourists to stroll around its perimeter. There will be no fences, no ledges, no plexiglass walls. NOTHING, in fact, standing between…
The Stratosphere, one of the taller hotel/casinos in old Vegas, has a new way to get your kicks: by jumping off its roof and living to tell the tale.
Just look at that picture! Fly By Wire has to be the new winner in the "most fun you can have with your clothes on" department. Imagine strapping yourself into a streamlined hyper-fan rocket that's suspended from high-tension wire strung between two mountain peaks in New Zealand.