The Local Three, Six, Five: HEADED TO WHERE THE MAGIC HAPPENS, “Leaving parachute behind”

By Guest Blogger: Kate Baron “Do one thing every day that scares you”.  - Eleanor Roosevelt We’ve all seen either these words exactly, or of similar flavor, on magnets in bookstores, greeting cards, motivational blogs (not even trying to be ironic!),…

Felix Baumgartner to Break Sound Barrier in Skydive From Stratosphere

Felix Baumgartner has already set free-falling records in this atmosphere—highest B.A.S.E. jump from a building, lowest B.A.S.E. jump—so now he’s taking his parachutes into the stratosphere. Later this year, the 41-year-old Austrian will ride in a pressurized capsule attached to…