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A Mad Way South: Kite Buggying Across the Sahara

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Stefan Simanowitz

News that a madcap team of British adventurers have used snow kites to break the record for the fastest crossing of Greenland's ice cap reminds me of another record breaking journey by an even madder bunch of Antipodeans who use kite surfs to cross the Sahara.

12 Sports That Would Be Wildly Popular If People Knew They Existed

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.04.2015 | Sports

All of these sports are better than football.

How to Enjoy Roller Coasters When They Scare You to Death

Quora | Posted 04.28.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

Don't worry about keeping your "cool" on a roller coaster -- scream as much as you want.

Brotherly Love's Eric D. Hill Gives a Shout Out to Single Moms!

Ilana Rapp | Posted 04.23.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Eric D. Hill is known for his character R.J., one of Vee's foster kids, on Netflix's Orange is the New Black. He's spreading his wings into film! Follow Eric on Twitter: @realehill and the film Brother Love at #BrotherlyLoveTheMovie . Photo by Melissa Hamburg.

Teen Climbs 700-Foot Skyscraper Without Safety Equipment

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.24.2015 | World

If you thought climbing the corporate ladder was a hair-raising experience, Andrej Ciesielski's extremely dangerous adventures might just give you a h...

Riding Sedona's 'White Line' Trail Is As Terrifying As It Looks

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.13.2015 | Sports

Just ask pro mountain biker Michal Kollbek.

Hold On Tight For A Harrowing Bike Ride Down Steep Stairs

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.10.2015 | Weird News

Add urban downhill mountain biking to the list of sports we'd avoid. In this video posted by Red Bull, an unidentified mountain bike rider barrels ...

35 Photos to Spike Your Adrenaline and Spark your Wanderlust

DL Cade | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Each year, thousands of people start off the New Year determined that, this year, they'll travel. This year, they'll live life to the fullest and stop...

How A Paragliding Accident Completely Changed This Man's Perspective On Life

The Huffington Post | Madeline Wahl | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Nova and Jinju Dasalla at Lanikai Beach on the Hawaiian island of Oahu in July 2014. (Photo by cadencia photography) In 2010, Nova Dasalla bec...

Daring Wingsuit Flyer Gives Us A Gnarly Birds-Eye View Of Switzerland

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.23.2015 | Sports

And it's enough to get your adrenaline pumping.

Snowboard Bungee Jumping Is Winter's Insane New Thrill

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.12.2015 | Sports

Thanks to the ingenuity of an adrenaline-seeking ski bum, now even the most novice snowboarders can experience Olympic speeds, drops and freefalls. ...

Yoga-tta Acclimate to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...

Snowboarding Technology: Magne-Traction Explained

Liftopia | Posted 03.01.2015 | Sports
Liftopia

Despite the name of this influential snowboarding technology, no magnets are actually used in the making of magne-traction edges. Which is sort of a bummer because then we might be a little bit closer to those hover boards in Back to the Future.

Daredevil Ties Wakeboard To Ferrari And Films Stunt; Cops Take Notice

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.04.2014 | Sports

If you ever happen to have both a Ferrari and a wakeboard sitting around, we beg you to not try this at home. While holding a rope tied to the spoi...

#AlohaHuffPost Roundup: Winter Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.02.2014 | Hawaii

Alright, we know what you’re thinking: "You're in Hawaii. Winter is not coming." The weather is pretty beautiful year-round, we'll give you that, bu...

Surfing In Slow Motion Shows Just How 'Heavy' A Wave Can Be

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.30.2014 | Sports

No wave will ever look heavier than it does at 1,000 frames per second. That super slow frame rate will also give everyone a whole new appreciation fo...

The Rise of Xtremepreneurs: Today's World-Changers

Val Jon Farris | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Val Jon Farris

Before I tell you what happened next I want to discuss Xtremepreneurs and World-Changers for a moment. Xtremepreneurs are a hybrid between extreme sports enthusiasts and philanthropic entrepreneurs.

Kelly Slater Lands Surfing's First 540, Confirms He's A God

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.20.2014 | Sports

Kelly Slater just proved -- yet again -- why he is the best surfer the world has ever seen. On Friday, a lay day during the Moche Rip Curl Pro Port...

What Does It Really Feel Like to Jump Out of a Perfectly Good Airplane?

Quora | Posted 12.14.2014 | Sports
Quora

There's rushing wind, and there's blue. So much blue, and so intense: the blue of the sky, the blue of Monterey Bay and the Pacific.

WATCH: Robotic Dolphins, Flying Bikes Prove The Future Is Now

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.07.2014 | Weird News

We don't know what to make of these flying robotic sea mammals, but we want one. Thanks to YouTube star Devin Graham, aka Devin Super Tramp, three ...

Why Do People Want to Hang From Hooks Piercing Their Skin?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 09.13.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Why would people want to hang from hooks pierced through their skin? The reasons are different for each person who participates in this activity known as body suspension, and the Boulder woman is careful not to make generalizations.

The Most Dangerous Sport in the World

The Ski Channel | Posted 09.08.2014 | Sports
The Ski Channel

The ever-present danger is what makes BASE jumpers the most extreme athletes in the world. Many people call them daredevils; most people call them crazy. They know there's a good chance they'll die, but that's what makes them feel alive.

Most Adventurous Moment

Dave Gill | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel
Dave Gill

If you want to go and have an adventure, go and do it. Don't be put off by titles, or inexperience, or lack of 'the gear', or anxiety. Don't be put off by anything.

WATCH: These Insane Cliff Divers Just Upped The Ante On Summer

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 05.30.2014 | Travel

To say Andrew Agcaoili and his friends like to add a little adventure to their lives is a bit of an understatement. What they do for fun makes our pal...

An Open Letter to Self-Proclaimed Adventurers

Dave Gill | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Dave Gill

Dear Self-Proclaimed Adventurers, 1) It's October 24th 1901, at Niagara Falls. It is Annie Edson Taylor's birthday. She has decided to attempt to be ...