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On the 60th anniversary of the first climbers to summit Mount Everest, Russian daredevil Valery Rozov BASE jumped from the mountain’s North Face. In doing so, Rozov claimed the record for the world’s highest BASE jump (parachuting from a fixed object), when he leapt from his perch at 4.5 miles above sea level. Of course, [Read More]
In a stunning illustration of karma — or perhaps crime and punishment — this video shows a mugger in Colombia wrestling away a woman’s mobile phone and immediately being hit by a bus. But the story doesn’t end there. The woman — robbed by the suspect just moments before — actually gets down and helps [Read More]
Here’s a memo to drivers who hate cyclists: If you hit one, don’t Tweet about it. That’s just what Brit Emma Way apparently did. On Sunday, she Tweeted: “Definitely knocked a cyclist off his bike earlier – I have right of way he doesn’t even pay road tax #bloodycyclists.” (She has since deleted her account, [Read More]
Stephen Colbert tried to transfer to University of Virginia in 1984, but never completed his application essay. Regardless, the political satirist delivered the school’s commencement speech over the weekend, poking fun at university founder Thomas Jefferson, the popular not-so-secret study aid Adderall and the attitudes of Baby Boomers and Millennials. Here, we present you some highlights: [Read More]
KSN-TV employees and meteorologists in Wichita took shelter from a tornado Sunday, May 19, while continuing to broadcast from a safe place. AP has the raw video. [Read More]
By David Weigand SFGate.com This week, the broadcast networks finish the annual upfronts, the process by which networks try to woo advertisers with bright and shiny objects called “New Fall Shows.” In the process, a lot of shows have fallen by the wayside. In fact, since last fall, shows have been cancelled left and […] [Read More]