My goal in life as a child on a swing set was to swing so high that I would rotate a full 360 degrees (or at least reach the highest height possible before chickening out). I think everyone had that same goal. Everyone except Damien Walters. His is to get on a swing and fling himself up so high and so far that he can jump over an entire house while somersaulting in the air.
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Five Four Club, the menswear subscription service, has tapped Mark McNairy to create a Summer 2015 capsule collection inspired by the designer’s take on summer camp.
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Designed to make audiences gasp even before the performance begins, opera houses are perhaps the most architecturally opulent spaces on Earth. A new book by photographer David Leventi attempts to document the grand interiors where civilization’s most celebrated musical acts come to life.
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Wildlife smuggling is a global epidemic. Worth billions of dollars a year, the illicit trade is driving animals such as rhinos, elephants, pangolins, abalone, and sharks toward extinction.
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Google, a company whose primary business is advertising, also does some pretty incredible things with the technology it has developed.
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For more than century, humans have imagined building colonies on Mars, and now settling the Red Planet is no longer a pipe dream—it’s something we might achieve in little over a decade. And many people, including the author of the new book How We’ll Live on Mars, believe our very survival as a species hinges on it.
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Subway suspended pitchman Jared Fogle on Tuesday after authorities raided his Indiana home in a child pornography investigation earlier that morning.
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