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Keep digging. There is life in subglacial lakes. Keep digging. There is life in subglacial lakes.

First direct evidence of microbial life under 1km of Antarctic ice

Life is hardier than was thought only a few decades ago. With the help of new exploration technologies and new methods for finding and identifying organisms, our perceptions of what constitute the environmental…
One tough mudder. One tough mudder. The 621st Contingency Response Wing

Tough Mudder: a modern-day cheese rolling competition

Tough Mudder is an endurance foot race over 12 miles that belongs to a class of obstacle courses known as MOB, or mud, obstacles and beer, that have seen an explosion in popularity since 2010. They include…
All going well, Baumgartner will become the first person to break the speed of sound in free-fall. All going well, Baumgartner will become the first person to break the speed of sound in free-fall. AAP Image/Red Bull

Felix Baumgartner set to skydive through the sound barrier – how?

UPDATE: After adverse weather conditions delayed earlier launch attempts, Felix Baumgartner has finally made his historic skydive. Red Bull Stratos reports that Baumgartner climbed to an altitude of over…
One does not simply jump from a building … extensive preparation is essential. One does not simply jump from a building … extensive preparation is essential. Channel 7/Colby Swandale

BASE jumping from the Rialto: plain stupid or something else entirely?

Late last week four men entered a restaurant on the 55th floor of the Rialto tower in Melbourne, had a couple of quiet drinks then leapt from the balcony. Much of the commentary of this event described…

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