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Watching This Bloke Climb the Eiffel Tower Made Me Shiver

Ostensibly, the Eiffel Tower seems like a decent structure to climb. There are so many exposed parts that you could hold on to and so many paths to climb up that there’s no real wrong move. But then you realise, as you watch James Kingston scale the tower, that it’s actually a terrifying climb because every piece is so thin and the safe spaces are weirdly angled and that all the scaffold-like rivets and beams in the tower actually makes you completely exposed. It’s frightening. Read More >>

Could This Bike On Steroids Really Hit 100mph?

Bike builder Tom Donhou — the namesake behind our very own Donhou Bicycles — has a dream, and possibly a death wish. He wants to ride a pedal-powered bike up to 100 miles per hour, and he's hoping this somewhat ludicrous creation is the bicycle that will let him do it. Read More >>

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I Wish Everyone Used Dash-Cams Like Those Capturing Absolutely-Insane Stuff in Russia

The humble dash-cam hasn't really taken hold in Britain or the rest of Europe, but in Russia, everyone seems to have one. It's a good job too, because some pretty downright-insane stuff happens on Russian roads (and skies), like this lorry driver getting catapulted out of his cab mid-crash. Vice has put together a whole madness-capturing collection of the things for your perusal. Watch, and be amazed and horrified in equal measures. [Vice] Read More >>

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Watch This Insane Man Jump a BMX Between Ginormous Ukrainian Satellite Uplink Dishes

You know those enormous satellite dishes that uplink to satellites and command nuclear strikes from high-Earth orbit, Goldeneye­­-style? Imagine jumping between them, in and out of the dishes, pulling tricks on a BMX. Yes, this man is insane, and yes, that's one hell of a view. [Redbull] Read More >>

The Craziest Home Desktop Computer Rigs on the Planet

Desktop computing may be dying, besieged by ultrabooks and tablets, but that doesn't mean people aren't still loving their crazy desktop setups. Here are the very best ones—located in the homes of artists, musicians, engineers, mad gamers and people who just love computers—compiled from readers' submissions and hours of searching. Read More >>

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This Insane Russian Survives Getting Hit By a Car and Flipped Into the Air, Having Parked In the Middle of a Motorway

If real, this is one of the most incredibly shocking things I've seen all day. A crazy Russian dude apparently parked up in the middle of a motorway, got out and was hit by a car in another lane, flipping him completely end-over-end in the air before he lands hard on the tarmac. Read More >>

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Repairing a Live High Voltage Power Line Is Absolutely Insane

Imagine fixing a live high voltage power line. Imagine flying a helicopter to go fix that live high voltage power line. Yes, a helicopter that could chop off the line and destroy everything. Imagine wrapping an electrical band-aid on that live high voltage power line. Yes, using your hands to wrap wire around the damaged wire bursting with electricity. This is one scary job. Watch it. Read More >>