| May 11, 2011
| 12:49 AM
Karthik Balakrishnan was to return to his native India next week to help support his parents.
But before he left, the software engineer wanted to follow his passion and parachute solo for the first time.
“None of us liked it because we knew the...
| May 23, 2011
| 10:40 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — With aircraft made of little more than bamboo and plastic sheets, a ragtag group of aerial adventurers threw themselves off a hilltop here on May 23, 1971, launching what became known as the birth of the hang gliding renaissance....
| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:49 PM
June is a time of changes. All over Newport-Mesa, families enjoy the beginning of summer. Children finish another year of school, graduation ceremonies are held, and plans for the future are made.
I often tell my two sons that change happens whether we...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 11:06 AM
It was an eventful weekend in Ocean City, both on the ground and in the air. Some of the news was not so good, including the death of a 52-year-old boater. Here's a quick wrap-up:
-A Glen Burnie man out for a fishing trip died after the 16-foot boat he...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Drifting low over the St. Johns River, you can see everything. The winding, lazy flow of the north-flowing river sparkles through to a sea of grass.
“Ever since I remember, I wanted to fly,” says Eric Dufour, who runs Paratour, a business in...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:21 PM
West Virginia's New River Gorge area was already a destination for adrenaline junkies, but now the thrill factor has reached new heights.
Two hundred feet, to be precise. That's the height at the highest point of Gravity, the mile-long zip line that is...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:14 AM
Barely a decade into his career, photographer Jason Lazarus and his work are everywhere, all the time.
From Floridian residencies to solo shows in Cologne, Germany, to single snapshots plucked for local project spaces, Lazarus is a photographic man about...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:38 AM
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...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:56 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2008
Our coverage of GM???s Red Tag Sale rolls on, and this time we???re taking a look at available deals on Cadillac, Saab and Hummer models for 2008 and 2009. Given the pricey nature of most of these vehicles, the percent-off......
| Apr 15, 2011
One man was killed and another critically injured in a skydiving accident Friday afternoon near the Perris Valley Airport, authorities said....