https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGd2npEluSA OK, how in the world do you know this isn't going to kill you before you do it for the first time. Mike Wilson and Andrew Kirkpatrick went all the way to South Africa to build a 600ft Rope Swing. The swing goes straight down 600ft in to the Magwa Falls gorge. That's four seconds of free fall. You have to check out this amazing video.
Ahead of the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, Bugatti has announced the fifth car in its special edition Bugatti Legends Series. The Bugatti legend Black Bess Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse ($3 MILLION) is based on the Type 18 (Black Bess) that was in production from 1912-1914. The original which was at one point the fastest car in the world featured a 5.0-liter four-cylinder that delivered 100 horses and had a top speed of 100 mph.The 2014 Bugatti Legend Black Bess has a quad-turbocharged 8.0-liter W-16 that delivers an awesome 1,184 horses, and a whopping 1,106 lb-ft of torque. Its top speed is 254 mph, but the street version is limited to 233 mph. Now here's the kicker, The Black Bess will get you to 62 mph in just 2.6 seconds. I'm not sure this thing doesn't have a jet engine in it.
Welcome to our daily series “The Daily Roundup“, where we scour the web and provide you with links to all the happenings around the world that we’ve found. 1. Ferry sinks off South Korean coast, at least 2 dead - NY Post2. 5 Terrifying Ways Police Can Legally Screw You Over - Cracked3. 43 People That Perfectly Capture How Ridiculous Coachella Is - Buzzfeed4. With Reflection and Resolve, Boston Marks 1 Year Since Bombings - Mashable5. Mississippi GOP Senate Candidate Wrote Race-Baiting Blog Posts - Buzzfeed6. 7 Traits Humans Inherited From Reptiles - Mental Floss7. This Site Predicts Your Success on Kickstarter - Mashable
http://youtu.be/PonKeBVyABI The Restricted Area - Drifting Motorcycles Crossing film shows exactly what kind of amazing things can be done with a few guys on some bikes. Jeremy Merrires, Thomas Sagnier, and Kevin Parussini take motorcycle stunts to the next level. Just in case you're interested the bikes in the shoot are a Yamaha 2004 R6, Kawasaki 2003 636 and a Suzuki 2005 GSX-R.
Have you ever completed a flawless run on the black diamond and wished you knew how fast you went or hit some major amplitude on a pipe and wanted to know how high you went, well now you can. The Oakley Airwave 1.5 Snow Goggles ($650) have a built-in heads-up display that integrates GPS, bluetooth, and sensors which include an accelerometer, barometer and gyros. You get instant access to jump analytics such as distance, height and air time. You also get access to maps, music playlist control and much more.
The guys over at Hydroflex Technology from Southern California are about to make some waves with their new Kickstarter project for lightweight skateboards. Hydroflex is a high-end surfboard manufacturer and they're taking what they've learned and applying it to these cool skateboards. The Hydroflex Skateboards ($90+) are made using only foam, fiberglass and resin. The deck has their signature honeycomb core and comes in customizable colors. Hydroflex boards are water proof, durable, and just plane cool. Check out pictures of the three models, plus their handboard after the break.(more…)