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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 ...

10 Ways To Get High -- Naturally

Mark Sisson | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Sisson

Many of society's favorite psychoactive compounds, both legal and illegal, work by hijacking our own neurotransmitters and brain receptor sites. In other words, they aren't creating something out of nothing -- they only work because our brains are set up to get high and feel pleasure.

The World's Most Extreme Sports Competitions

The Active Times | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Far and wide, you'll find athletes in peak physical condition battling the elements and testing their own limits as they compete to be named the fastest, strongest, bravest -- and perhaps the craziest.

THIS Is What We Call Extreme Biking

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 05.08.2014 | Sports

Two wheels, one sharp turn. Matt Hunter, a professional mountain biker, seemingly defies physics in a video showing him biking swiftly around a ben...

Bill Cosby Is Stronger Than You Think

Posted 03.27.2014 | Comedy

Who knew Bill Cosby was this strong? With Jimmy Fallon taking a look at extreme sports last night, he asked The Cos to walk a tightrope across the...

WATCH: Daredevil's Handstand On 40-Story Building Ledge May Make You Light-Headed

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Weird News

WARNING: May hit hard if you have a severe fear of heights or suffer from vertigo. With that out of the way, watch this insanely extreme video and ...

Watch Glacier Climbing Tours in Iceland

Posted 02.23.2014 | Travel

A quick peek at one of Iceland's most popular but deadly tourist attractions -- glacier hiking and climbing -- makes us want to head to the stunning c...

We're Talkin' Olympics! (Normal English Need Not Apply)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.17.2014 | Sports
Rick Horowitz

So how's your angulation? Thrown down any mad tricks lately? ...

Fearless Surf-Explorer Conquers Antarctica's Waves (VIDEO)

Posted 02.08.2014 | Green

"Absolutely gnarly. So dangerous." That's how big wave surfer Ramón Navarro described his surfing expedition to Antarctica. Navarro is a hyrbid of...

I'm With Stupid: Xactly What Is so Fun About These Games?

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.05.2014 | Denver
Todd Hartley

I don't get it. I honestly don't understand the appeal of the X Games. I realize that it's because I'm a crotchety, old fart, but they just strike me as really, really lame.

Speak Up With Jimmy: 2014 Winter Olympics Talk With Tyler Duckworth

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports
Jimmy Nguyen

I preview the 2014 Winter Olympics in this interview with MTV reality star and now sports journalist Tyler Duckworth. Tyler and I talk about the in...

WATCH: This Paragliding Video Is Absolutely Incredible

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

It's a bird! It's a plane! Wait, no -- it's Jean-Baptiste Chandelier performing some of the most incredible paragliding feats we've ever seen in our l...

WATCH: Breakdancing With Fireworks Is Seriously Extreme, Possibly Insane

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

First, a warning that there is some rather strong language mixed with extremely dangerous feats of skill and insanity in the video above. Do not ever ...

WATCH: This Is Evidence That Humans Conquered The Impossible This Year

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.27.2013 | Good News

Humans continue to outdo themselves. From canyon jumping to two-person motorcycle wheelies and lion-hugging, people did amazing things all over th...

Leave This To The Professionals

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.26.2013 | Sports

Professional snowboarders, Jeremy Jones and Bryan Iguchi, had been waiting for the perfect moment to take the vertical ride down the Grand Teton Mount...

'Is This Wheel Life?' Wheelchair Freestyler Is Defying The Odds.. And Gravity

Posted 11.22.2013 | Good News

When Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham misses a landing and crashes, he asks himself one question: "Is this wheel life?" The 21-year-old wheelchair motoc...

Why You Should Start Chasing Waterfalls

Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel

Yep, there's a person in that waterfall. When most people see a 500 foot waterfall, they freeze in their tracks, gawk at the awe-inspiring forc...

You Won't Believe What This Woman Did At 90

Phyllis Sues | Posted 11.08.2013 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

I have a few thoughts about jumping out of a plane. Am I nervous? Am I frightened? Anxiety, yes, but once I'm flying I'll let go. At 85, it was the same with trapeze. Jumping from the platform was one thing, but flying was a piece of cake! On the trapeze, I was weightless and selfless.

California Man Marks 100th Birthday With Incredible Feat

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | Fifty

PERRIS, Calif. -- PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — When Vernon Maynard's friends asked him what he wished he had done in his 100 years of life, the Southern Ca...

America's Cup

Peter Neill | Posted 12.23.2013 | Green
Peter Neill

The ocean is a spectacular place for teaching and learning. Sea experience has formed the bodies, skills, values, and lives of young people for all time the world over.

WATCH: Breakdancing Waterskiing Grandpa Rocks Out

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Weird News

While you may not be familiar with the name Michael Temby yet, chances are that you will be by the time you finish watching this video from GoPro. ...