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  • What is it like to leap from an airplane at 14,000 feet?

    What is it like to leap from an airplane at 14,000 feet?
    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to jump out a perfectly good airplane from nearly 14,000 feet, experience free fall at 120mph, and then drift back to the earth under the canopy of a parachute? Experience the thrill of skydiving through the...
  • Winging it

    Winging it
    NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Magical things happen atop the great sand dunes here. The dunes include the largest on the East Coast, which soars 80 to 100 feet above most everything else and offers fine views in all directions: the gleaming Atlantic to the...
  • FloriDUH: Granny, 87, injured — while skydiving!

    Patsy Detamore's left leg is now a mass of metal after it was nearly severed during a skydiving accident on June 3rd, reports WTSP News-10 in Tampa Bay. The Plant City granny wanted to skydive for her 87th birthday. But during the tandem jump, Detamore'...
  • Coney Island Landmark Parachute Jump Goes Dark

    Coney Island Landmark Parachute Jump Goes Dark
    While the Empire State Building lights up the night sky in red, white and blue this holiday weekend, it's lights out for another city landmark: Brooklyn's very own Eiffel Tower, the iconic Parachute Jump at Coney Island. The $1.5 million lighting...
  • Enter 'Torchwood: Miracle Day' giveaway

    Enter 'Torchwood: Miracle Day' giveaway
    UPDATE JULY 15: Entries are no longer being accepted. Thanks for reading and watch for a post listing the winning entries. Enjoy "Torchwood: Miracle Day!" With "Miracle Day" just a few days away, Starz and I thought a celebration was in order. And that's...
  • Daniel Sutherland and Renee Shortino

    Daniel Sutherland and Renee Shortino
    Five years ago, Daniel Sutherland and Renee Shortino were living in San Francisco, a city often described as romantic — quite unlike their first date. She was expecting him around 8 p.m. but he was watching a Lakers playoff game, so he didn’...
  • Wroten overcomes problem knee to partially climb Mount Rainier

    Wroten overcomes problem knee to partially climb Mount Rainier
    Amanda Wroten used to have handicapped plates on her car. Now, the personalized tag on her 2010 Ford Escape reads, "MY SUMIT." That message serves to remind her how far she's come. Once a 200-pound high schooler with hereditary knee problems severe...
  • Melbourne Skydiving Center

    Check out these pictures and video of skydivers in Austrailia. Click here
  • Wiped out? Reset your mind-set

    Wiped out? Reset your mind-set
    Does work have you wiped out? Or could you simply use a break from everyday life, but don't have time to spend a week in a spa or fly off to the south of France? Rejuvenation is at hand -- we have some ideas to help you recharge your batteries. Get a...
  • Police: Laguna man's death masked by emails

    Last summer, Laguna Beach resident Christopher Ryan Smith emailed family and friends with exciting news: He was embarking on an African adventure. Over the next few months, his emails recounted the highlights. One day he was paragliding near...
  • Q&A: '50/50' star/producer Seth Rogen and writer Will Reiser

    Q&A: '50/50' star/producer Seth Rogen and writer Will Reiser
    It only seems fair to warn you: This interview with “50/50” star Seth Rogen and the movie’s writer, Rogen’s longtime friend Will Reiser, features a lot of discussion about diarrhea. Maybe that’s not what you expect when...