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Avalanches in Paradise: An Alaska Heli-Skiing Story

Max Gladwell | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel
Max Gladwell

The helicopter buries its skids into a knife ridge no wider than a snowboard is long. This first attempt marks the landing zone high up in Alaska's Chilkat Range, north of Haines, Alaska, and not far from the Canadian border.

'Airbags' Could Save Your Phone When Dropped

The Register | Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology

A patent filed by Jeff Bezos and Amazon VP Greg Heart suggests using a phone's accelerometer to detect when it is falling, and deploying tiny airbags ...