The New York Times Magazine enlisted photographer Jimmy Chin and safety expert Jamison Walsh to climb to the tippy top of the spire on Manhattan’s 1 World Trade Center, and shared this eye-popping 360º video of the journey. We only wish the video were longer.
A team of engineering students from Utah State University – going by the name The Ascending Angels – have built a vacuum-powered backpack which lets its wearer ascend walls a la Spider-Man.
(NSFW: Language) Let’s go for a long, hard, and obscenity-filled climb to the top of an antenna tower in Africa. Now, let’s jump off and pray that parachute opens. Now, let’s do it again and again…