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Scientists solve speed surprise in stratospheric stunt
Scientists say they've figured out why an Austrian who became the first skydiver to break the speed of sound fell faster than the drag of his body should have allowed
Google Exec Breaks Record With Near-Space Leap
quicklist:1 title: Google Exec Breaks Record With Near-Space Leap text: Felix Baumgartner, eat your heart out. Google executive Alan Eustace broke the daredevil's altitude record Friday after jumping from 135,890 feet, The Associated Press reports. Baumgartner had set the previous record by jumping
Scenes From A Foreign Trip
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA WARNS RUSSIA (AGAIN): In Japan today President Obama warned more U.S. sanctions on Russia are “teed up and ready to go,” signaling that if Russia does not reverse course in eastern Ukraine it will face additional consequences “in days...
Daredevil to Jump Off Mt. Everest Summit in Wingsuit
The youngest American to ever summit Mt. Everest is now planning to attempt a feat never tried before. In May, Joby Ogwyn is set to take a heart-stopping leap off the world's tallest peak in a custom-made wingsuit, outfitted with cameras so that viewers can watch the 10,000-vertical-foot jump live
Free Fall From 24 Miles Above Earth
Go Pro video of daredevil Felix Baumgartner's free fall from space as he broke the sound barrier.
Thrill-Seeking Record Breaking May be Hazardous to Your Health
More and more people are chasing an adrenaline high and a chance to break records but at what cost?
Companies Selling Balloon Rides Into Outer Space
Two new space-tourism ventures want to sell you a ticket to the stars. But neither one would use a rocket. Both would use balloons. Starting in 2016, World View Enterprises of Arizona hopes to send six passengers at a time up 19 miles to the edge of space, aboard helium-filled balloons. Each
Amazing New Video of Felix Baumgartner's Jump From the Edge of Space
Daredevil Felix Baumgartner broke the speed of sound and shattered three records one year ago after he took a leap from 24 miles above the Earth on the edge of space. Now, a new incredible point-of-view video of the astounding 128,000-foot jump has been released by...
Instant Index: Tina Fey and Amy Pohler Sign Up to Host Golden Globes
Diane Sawyer reveals the top stories people have been buzzing about this week.
Google Commemorates Roswell UFO With Interactive Doodle
Roswell, N.M., is the birthplace of Demi Moore, home to the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art and the landing spot for Felix Baumgartner's free-fall at the edge of space . But it's main claim to fame is it's the place where the United States had one of its first encounters with an unidentified