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Watch: How to survive a free-falling elevator

Lonely Planet offers its advice on how to live through an elevator crash. But is the information really sound?

By May 4, 2015


GoPro jumps off skydiver, films its own 10,000-foot freefall

A brave video camera separates from its owner and goes for a spectacular dive to the ground. The fascinating footage survived the fall.

By April 6, 2015


Watch man's proposal while free-falling at 10,000 feet

A GoPro camera. A wedding ring. And lots and lots of plummeting. It's the recipe for one truly daring proposal -- and you can watch.

By January 6, 2015


CEO Winterkorn resigns from VW in wake of diesel scandal

The longtime Volkswagen Group chief executive steps down amid growing scrutiny and mounting costs stemming from emissions calamity.

By September 23, 2015


For Samsung, Galaxy S6 needs to hit with a big bang

Samsung, battling to hold on to its lead in the smartphone market, needs to win back consumers from Apple with its next big thing. But will the new Galaxy S6 be big enough?

By February 28, 2015


Baumgartner's supersonic freefall: Faster than you thought

Red Bull Stratos releases the final data from Felix Baumgartner's breathtaking skydive last October. Seems he got to Mach 1.25, not the woeful Mach 1.24 of the previous estimate.

By February 5, 2013


Watch a glorious timelapse supercut of Earth from the ISS

Using high-definition NASA footage, a filmmaker has compiled a film made from timelapsed snippets of Earth as seen from the ISS.

By November 6, 2014


Five ways Samsung can overhaul its ailing smartphone business

Profits tumbled a stunning 74 percent in Samsung's mobile business in the third quarter, and tough times may continue. Here's what Samsung can do to turn things around.

By October 31, 2014


Husband sends wife spreadsheet to detail denied sex?

A woman goes to Reddit and claims her husband emailed her a spreadsheet detailing all the instances in which she allegedly denied him sex. Is this the future of data?

By July 20, 2014


Wallace's Wrong Trousers scientifically feasible

The gravity-defying Techno Trousers of "Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers" could actually work -- albeit for only a short period of time.

By July 17, 2014