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How Is He Still Alive?

Posted 10.04.2013 | Comedy

Yes, we've seen it all before: epic this and crazy that and unbelievable what have yous are plentiful on the internet. But we will never stop marveli...

From Beam to Jetman at Bloomberg Link Next Big Thing Summit

James Grundvig | Posted 11.26.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

Sitting in the press area at the Apella Theater on the east side of Manhattan, I looked up and saw this tall, slender, mobile robot zoom over to me, very Jetson-like. But it was a robot without arms or legs.

WATCH: After Falling 40 Feet, Climber Made Goodbye Video

Posted 09.17.2013 | Los Angeles

Having slid down a glacier and then fallen 40 feet into a crevasse, Ted Porter thought he was going to die. In excruciating pain from a broken back, h...

Adventurer Attempting Historic Trip Across Pacific

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A British adventurer is making her second attempt at becoming the only woman to row solo across the North Pacific Ocean, and...

WATCH: Death-Defying Video Will Leave You Speechless

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.06.2013 | Weird News

If you're an aficionado of extreme sports and first-person video games, then prepare to have your mind blown by a real-life tribute to modern gaming c...

Make My Day, Machu Picchu, The Finale

Kevin Swan | Posted 10.20.2013 | Impact
Kevin Swan

When you're on the side of a mountain in the middle of a range chock full of them, dusk turns to darkness in an instant. We were on hour six of our four hour hike, our large group of 25 people, all walking the same treacherous trail.

WATCH OUT: Running Of The Bulls Coming To The U.S.

AP | JEFF MARTIN and MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 10.03.2013 | Weird News

ATLANTA — Organizers of a new event planned for several U.S. cities plan to unleash bulls to sprint through fenced-in courses as daredevils try ...

WATCH: Young Skater Backflips Onto Another Skateboard

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

Sorry, Tony Hawk. Apparently straight backflips are old-school these days. Instead, how about a backflip that starts and ends on different boards? ...

Skiing the Cirque

Joseph Olshan | Posted 09.23.2013 | Books
Joseph Olshan

Unlike some of my contemporaries who can research an era hundreds of years ago and miraculously and imaginatively inject themselves into lost time, I feel creatively confined to the perimeters of my own life.

Diver Takes Breathtaking Jump

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel

Cliff diver Gary Hunt took a giant leap Saturday -- and it paid off. At the 2013 Cliff Diving World Series, the 28-year-old from Southampton, UK, j...

Brave Or Stupid? Either Way, Don't Try This.

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.01.2013 | Sports

Jumping off a 120' cliff at Lake Mead is a stupid idea, unless you survive....? Nope, nope, still a stupid idea. This guy apparently did survive and w...

Motocross Legend Larry Linkogle's Mind Of The Demon: A Great, Gritty Read

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.31.2013 | Books
Xaque Gruber

I didn't even know how to spell motocross correctly until this book came across my desk, but I was compelled to read it having heard the Linkogle urban-legend tales -- and I loved it cover to cover.

How Far Would You Go... A Million Miles?

Jay Scott | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

There aren't many certainties in this life, but one thing I know for sure is that when your child is sick, fighting a life-threatening illness, as a parent, you would do anything to cure them.


Posted 05.30.2013 | Arts

Imagine standing on a narrow platform 20 stories high with nothing to catch you. Now imagine skipping rope on that precarious spot. Are you terrified ...

This Is What 84 Looks Like

The Huffington Post | By Shelley Emling | Posted 05.30.2013 | Fifty

"This Is What ... Looks Like" is a Huff/Post50 series delving into the extraordinary accomplishments and adventures of post 50s at every stage of life...

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50 Cent Will Perform At The X-Games | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.15.2013 | Entertainment

Entrepreneur, philanthropist, rapper: 50 Cent is many things nowadays. Come May 18, however, he'll reprise a lesser-known role as a featured performer...

LOOK: Can You Guess What's Going On Up There?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 05.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

This is one extreme sport that we could get into.

Couple Takes MAJOR Leap Post-Wedding

Posted 11.03.2012 | Weddings

Forget the church -- one Texas couple took their wedding ceremony straight to the clouds. Texas news station KLTV reports that Emily and Alan Wood ...

Shaun White: 'Truly Sorry For My Poor Behavior'

AP | Posted 09.18.2012 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Olympic snowboard champion Shaun White apologized Tuesday for "unwise choices," saying he got "carried away" after police accused ...

Amazing! Polio Survivors Invent New Sport For Paralympics

Sarah Medina | Posted 09.18.2012 | Good News

A soccer game in which you can use your hands? A new Kickstarter-funded documentary, Rollaball, hopes to give skate soccer -- a burgeoning extreme...

One Breath: The Story of William Trubridge

Nicolas Rossier | Posted 11.06.2012 | Sports
Nicolas Rossier

William Trubridge won the 'World's Absolute Freediver Award' (WAFA) in 2010 and 2011 making him the best all around diver. I recently spent a weekend with him to interview him and film him dive.

Did Mexicans Invent Hockey?

Alexander Ragir | Posted 10.27.2012 | World
Alexander Ragir

An ancient sport where players hit flaming balls with sticks in the dark of night is making a comeback in Mexico.

PHOTOS: BMX Brings Extreme Action To London

Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

BMX racing may not be one of the most popular events scheduled at the London Olympics, but the high-flying jumps and speedy turns certainly offer spec...

Extreme Sports Writer Falls To His Death

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.05.2012 | Los Angeles

An extreme-sports journalist who faced danger head-on again and again tragically died on a rugged climb Sunday. Michael J. Ybarra, an experienced m...

Stair Rover, A Skateboard You Can Ride Down Stairs

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.29.2012 | Small Business

For a skateboarder, riding down stairs is a surefire way to end up breaking a bone, so steps are commonly avoided either by grinding down a rail or do...