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Jumping Straight Down the Side of a 3,228-foot Cliff Looks Like a Neverending Free Fall

The drop doesn’t seem to end. And that’s because the jump is off a 3,228-foot cliff in Norway. At that high of an elevation, that free fall will feel like it’s going on forever. It’s probably long enough to make you question what the hell you just did over and over again. It’s probably long enough to have your life…

The Mighty Claw of the Mantis Shrimp Inspires Next-Gen Helmets and Body Armor

The powerful, hammer-like rounded claws of the mantis shrimp are incredibly strong, making them ideal for cracking open the hard shells of clams and crabs (its favored prey), and for warding off predators. Now those claws are also inspiring scientists keen on building super-strong materials to make tougher body armor…

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