Felix Baumgartner

Remember Felix Baumgartner? This Guy Just Did An Even Bigger Jump

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK Tech

Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert, taking a big leap from th...

This Suit Lets You Fall To Earth From Space, But Sadly Doesn't Exist Yet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Tech

Most people are content to sit and marvel at what daredevil Felix Baumgartner achieved when he jumped to Earth from nearly 39km up. Not digital art...

'Space Jump' Baumgartner Turns Racer At Nürburgring 24 Hours

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Following his stratospheric jump in 2012, extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner is tackling his next big challenge on the Nordschleife of the Nürburgring...

WATCH: New Insane Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Tech

New footage has emerged of Felix Baumgartner's utterly insane jump from the edge of space. The GoPro footage shows his beautifully blissful free-fa...

Audacity, Bravery, Commitment, Ambition

Simon Pont | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK
Simon Pont

Consider Red Bull's space jump. Being oft-cited doesn't make it less instructive. Both Saatchi's poster and Red Bull Stratos are acts of sheer audacity and absolute bravery.

Don't Like Heights? Don't Watch This

Huffington post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

If you don't like heights, don't press play. This is the utterly astounding and vertigo-inducing, first-person footage of Felix Baumgartner's groun...

WATCH: Space Jump 'Even Faster' Than First Thought

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Tech

Felix Baumgartner's incredible jump from the edge of space was even more amazing than we realised at the time. Analysis of the Austrian's jump has ...

PIC: Divers Taking Part In Tom Daley's Splash!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK Comedy

And there are a few surprises, we're sure you'll agree... (Line-up for The Huffington Post UK by David Beresford and David Schneider.) More ...

Photobombing Husky Redux: Hairy Hound Makes Retrospective Appearances At Royal Wedding & 1966 World Cup (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Comedy

Well, our somewhat crazed looking photobombing husky went viral so we thought we'd give him another shot at hogging the limelight. So here he is, ...

It's Not Felix Baumgartner But ...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Felix Baumgartner captivated the world when he jumped from the edge of space last month. Filling those space shoes and performing anything near as ...

'Fearless' Felix Baumgartner Convicted Of Punching Lorry Driver In The Face

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner has been convicted of punching a lorry driver during a road-rage row. The supersonic skydiver had claimed he ...

'I Felt So Privileged'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Tech

On 14 October 2012 the world watched in awe as Felix Baumgartner ascended in a helium-balloon-towed capsule to 128,100 feet above Roswell, New Mexico ...

Even James Bond is Changing his Preferred Poison

Alistair Niederer | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Alistair Niederer

Bond is famous for only ever drinking Martini - shaken not stirred - and yet in this film he only drinks beer. And not just any beer - Bond only drinks Heineken, because they sponsored the production of the movie.

This Week's Biggest Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Comedy

This week, we learned that Mitt Romney has got binders full of women, John Bercow has got binders full of MPs claiming rental expenses, Nick Griffin ...

Branson Wants Virgin To Jump From Space - And Three Times Higher Than Red Bull

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK Tech

Richard Branson has hinted that Virgin may attempt to take Felix Baumgartner's record for the highest-ever freefall jump. The Austrian dare devil w...

A Week to Celebrate Life-Saving Earth Sciences

Emma Wigley | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Tech
Emma Wigley

Beleaguered families in Metro Manila for instance are forced to reside on flood plains simply because they cannot afford to live anywhere else. For them, life is all about coping with and adjusting to the turmoil and chaos the rainy season brings, and hoping they will survive it.

Why Stop at the Stratosphere When We Can Reach the Stars?

Marcus Middleton | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Tech
Marcus Middleton

I take my cap off to Felix Baumgartner. Any person with the courage to rise 128,000 feet (24 miles) into the sky before jumping back down to Earth is a braver man than I will ever be... Hell, despite trying several times... I'm still too scared to ride the London Eye!

LISTEN: Unreleased Audio Of Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Comedy

And today's big tip of the hat goes to SB Nation - who somehow, amazingly, got their hands on the audio of Felix Baumgartner's incredible space jump. ...

PICS: Twitter Photoshops Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Ah, the internets. We love you. Almost as much as we love Felix Baumgartner. Yes, the Greatest Living Austrian (sorry, Arnie) jumped 24 miles -...

Michael Rundle

INTERVIEW: Red Bull Jump 'Was Not Just A Stunt' Says Team Who Captured The Data Behind The Daring

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Tech

At the crux of the Red Bull Stratos jump 'from the edge of space' it was Felix Baumgartner who had to take the fateful step. It was he who had to ...

Bricking It: Red Bull Stratos Jump Recreated In Lego

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Tech

The footage from the Red Bull Stratos jump has already stunned the world after Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner jumped from 128,000 feet and into ...

WATCH: Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump Recreated In LEGO

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Gawd bless you, grown-ups who like LEGO. Specifically: grown-ups who like recreating things in LEGO and then putting the results up on the internet. ...

WATCH: Space Jump Body Camera Video Released

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle/Ted Thornhill | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK Tech

There might be only one thing more amazing than the sight of Felix Baumgartner jumping out of a capsule at 128,000 feet above the Earth - and that's t...

Pictures Of The Day Live:15th October 2012

Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: Scroll down for the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures of the day, brought to you by The Huffing...

One Giant Leap

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Tech

He's not called 'Fearless Felix' for nothing. On Sunday evening Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner was towed by a giant helium balloon to over 12...