174 Results for

parachute

Article

Stephen Elop's golden parachute balloons to $33 million

Microsoft will pay approximately 70 percent of that sum and Nokia will pay the remaining amount.

By May 1, 2014

Article

Restaurant uses parachutes, PayPal to deliver sandwiches

If your restaurant is on the seventh floor and your customers are down on the street, how do you get them their food quickly and efficiently? Throw it out the window of course.

By March 21, 2014

Article

Google Doodle lifts off for a parachute jump

It's the 216th anniversary of the landmark descent to Paris by a very brave Frenchman. Today's interactive doodle lets you get in on the action.

By October 22, 2013

Article

Bezos' space company tests suborbital rocket

Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.

By April 30, 2015

Article

Jeff Bezos' rocket company to start suborbital test flights this year

After an extensive series of test flights, Blue Origin hopes to begin launching people, payloads or both as a commercial endeavor.

By April 7, 2015

Article

Those amazing 'Furious 7' cars? This man built them

The seventh installment of the "Fast & Furious" franchise is nearly upon us. Dennis McCarthy, who has wrangled cars for the series since 2006's "Tokyo Drift," tells us how he pulled together the amazing rides for this latest film.

By March 28, 2015

Article

See the submarine NASA wants to send to Saturn's moon Titan

Spaceships are great, but to explore the weird world that is Titan, a space sub might make more sense. Fortunately, NASA is already working on a design.

By February 15, 2015

Article

GoPro captures marriage proposal 10,000 feet above the Earth

Brandon Strohbehn proposes to his girlfriend while skydiving 10,000 feet above the planet's surface and uses a GoPro camera to capture the moment.

By February 12, 2015

Article

Spy fight! Watch the first footage from 'Spectre' and 'The Man from UNCLE'

Bond is back in behind-the-scenes footage from Daniel Craig's first snowbound punch-up, while Guy Ritchie's 60s-set spy caper debuts its first trailer.

By February 12, 2015

Article

On a wingsuit and a prayer, flying over the Grand Canyon

Dr. Glenn Singleman and his team of pilots will fly over the Grand Canyon in April, but not in the way you might expect -- they plan to make the world's first wingsuit crossing.

By January 26, 2015