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The hardcore science of parkour
And how to use physics principles to improve your skills.
Lexus Unveils The Lexus Of Hoverboards
Felix Baumgartner’s 23-Mile-High Skydive LIVE
"The reality is we have a person's life at stake, so our primary concern is making sure conditions as safe as possible to get in the air."
The Suit That Will Help Felix Baumgartner Withstand A 120,000-Foot Free Fall
The life-saving technology behind the daredevil's attempt to accomplish the longest free fall in history
Video: How to Make a Truck Jump 332 Feet
On Sunday, May 29, Tanner Foust broke a world record by jumping his 875-horsepower racing truck 332 feet. Here’s how it was done
Gray Matter: In Which I Set Myself On Fire
Any scientist can tell you how people catch fire in the movies. Only our columnist sets himself ablaze
Doing Mach 2.0 In An Open Cockpit
Feel the breeze in your hair
Inventor Scales Building Using Homemade Vacuum Gloves
Nothing puts the DIY in climbing a building like a homemade pair of suction gloves. Inventor Jem Stansfield used his … Continued
How Does That Bed of Nails Really Feel?
The Breakdown looks at the physics of a remarkable feat
Leap of Faith
Before you try stunt-jumping your car over the nearest chasm, read up on the physics of why you're doomed to fail