Peregrine falcons dive faster than skydivers and here's the proof

BBC's Steve Leonard wanted to discover who dives the fastest in free fall: A peregrine falcon—known to be fastest animal on Earth—or two skydivers in tandem. To test that they jumped off a hot air balloon from 10,000 feet. Here's what happened: » 9/29/14 6:39am 9/29/14 6:39am

Skateboarder zips down mountains and flies by cars at insane speeds

He's going down the mountain road so fast that it looks like he's about to hit warp drive or something. I mean, damn. It seems like one little pebble on the road or one little shift in the wrong direction and he'd be catapulted off the side of the road. But he manages to hang on at ridiculous speeds. » 9/26/14 11:06pm 9/26/14 11:06pm

How fast do you have to run if you want to walk on water?

It's possible to walk on water. I mean, you can skip a stone across water too, right? It's just not exactly humanly possible. Water can theoretically support the weight of a human only if they have beyond enormous feet or if they can run stupid fast. How fast? » 7/02/14 8:42pm 7/02/14 8:42pm

Watch how scary fast a motorcycle goes during a high speed race

The world starts to blur. People and trees and houses and stores are just streaks of colors as you zoom by. The roads become vertical as you make your turns. You're going so fast that, if you hit anything on the road, even a stick, you're probably going to fly hundreds of feet in the air and smack yourself to pulp.… » 3/19/14 8:52pm 3/19/14 8:52pm

This video demonstrates that some low speed limits are dumb

Fact: the faster your drive, the shorter your reaction time is, the less probability to avoid an accident. Fact: the faster you drive, the more kinetic energy, the less probability of surviving an impact. Fact: some low speed limits are dumb—but not as dumb as people who drive recklessly around Manhattan. » 9/13/13 10:38am 9/13/13 10:38am

Police arrests man who broke the drive-around-Manhattan speed record

His name, according to the New York Police Department, is Christopher Adam Tang. He claimed he drove around Manhattan in just 24 minutes and seven seconds using a BMW Z4. The man was arrested following the publication of his video and an interview in Jalopnik. » 9/06/13 9:15am 9/06/13 9:15am

Slow-motion video shows the insane speed of Formula 1 pitstops

Whether you like motor sports or not, the space age engineering, design prowess, and mechanical dexterity of Formula 1 teams is something anyone can really admire. The speed of the pit stop crews is something that is hard to believe. How can they do it in 2.05 seconds? Discover how in this slow motion video. » 8/09/13 5:40pm 8/09/13 5:40pm