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May 18, 2015 10:11 AM ET // AFP
Dean Potter and another jumper, Graham Hunt, tried a risky trick and missed, crashing into a wall.
Mar 3, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A new web series highlights people who live off the grid in sometimes shocking ways. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
The risk of avalanches make the current route up the mountain too dangerous, the Nepalese government says. Continue reading →
Oct 13, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Discovery News
A trio of BASE jumpers film themselves making a big splash at a party.
Sep 25, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Nik Wallenda will attempt a skyscraper-to-skyscraper walk -- without a harness or safety net -- beginning at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT, Sunday, Nov. 2. Continue reading →
Aug 14, 2014 04:36 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
It's the world's largest urban zip line, and it requires riders to BASE jump off of it after four seconds, in order to avoid a crash landing at the other end of the 2,000-foot line Continue reading →
Jun 1, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Alexander Davies
As hurricane season takes aim at American shores, the surfers among us are polishing their cowabungas.
May 8, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Mt. Everest is a natural laboratory that continues to teach scientists lessons about how the body works and why lack of oxygen causes so many problems for climbers and heart failure patients.
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