Daredevils love to show us new ways to test the limits of human endurance and ingenuity, but one new stunt involving an umbrella and a skydiver is really just a test of whimsy.
Felix Baumgartner's attempt to set a record-breaking high-altitude jump from 23 miles above Earth was delayed on Monday, but should happen sometime later today. Here's what you can expect.
GoPro cameras are pretty tough little suckers, but who knew that they are smart too. This skydiver managed to knock his GoPro out of its protective housing as he leaped out of a plane at 12,500 ft, yet the camera managed to survive intact, and in good time to catch its owner's landing a couple of minutes later.
Skydivers from all over have been trying out, training for and washing out of an effort to break the world record of 108 synchronized skydivers. After several months and 15 attempted jumps, the record was finally smashed on Friday after 138 divers came together to form a giant snowflake.
Garmin is coming out with a new version of the Foretrex. The 401 is about 20% smaller than the original Foretrex 101 and 201, although the display is the same size. It has a 2-axis digital compass, barometric altimeter and...