Woman Who Gives No Fucks Goes Skydiving for Her 100th Birthday

When Eleanor Cunningham turned 100, she wanted to do something really special. While I'm sure for plenty of women her age, going down to the local supper club for a night of dancing, or smoking through a couple cartons of cigarettes and downing a bottle of brandy would have sufficed quite nicely, Cunningham decided… » 11/10/14 11:50am 11/10/14 11:50am

Watch Gabrielle Giffords Skydive on the Anniversary of the Tucson…

To mark the three year anniversary of the 2011 Tucson shooting that left her shot in the head and killed multiple others, Gabby Giffords jumped out of an airplane. » 1/09/14 10:00am 1/09/14 10:00am

Russian Women Set a World Record for Falling Out of a Plane

An 88-member women's skydiving team in Russia broke a world record this week when they completed a red, white and blue flower-formation dive, which, judging by how pretty it looks, was really, really, hard. It was so hard, in fact, that it took the Pearls of Russia three attempts because everyone in the group has to… » 7/29/12 1:30pm 7/29/12 1:30pm

Two Great-Grandmothers Throw Themselves Out of a Plane for a Good Cause

What did you spend your weekend doing? Drinking? Sleeping? Drunk-sleeping? Yardwork? Well, whatever it was, it probably wasn't quite as thrilling as what two great-grandmothers from Ohio got up to. The women both went skydiving for the first time to raise money for a local Blue Star Mothers of America chapter and its… » 6/25/12 11:50am 6/25/12 11:50am

FAA Untitillated By Sex While Skydiving

Officials at the FAA are peeved at an airline pilot who allowed two skydivers to have sex on his plane, jump from the plane while outfitted in skydiving equipment, and then continue the act in midair while filming the whole thing. Not only is there no word yet for what this is (let's just call it skyfucking or… » 10/14/11 3:45pm 10/14/11 3:45pm

Otis, The Skydiving Pug

The way the story goes, a group of frequent skydivers were knocking back a few beers when the idea struck them: Hey, why not take our favorite pooch the next time we go? The guys taped the whole event, which we'll take as evidence that Otis enjoyed his trip through the air. Er, we hope. » 8/18/11 3:45pm 8/18/11 3:45pm

Skydiving Grandma Is Pretty Much The Best

A writer for the Daily News somehow convinced his 82-year-old Grandmother to agree to go skydiving — with cameras along to document the whole thing. After she made her decent from the sky, she had a few words: "Life gets better and better, and even when you think it can't get any better, it gets better!" » 8/03/11 7:15pm 8/03/11 7:15pm

Doctors Report Rise In STDs Among Young Women

Jump Start

Last Saturday, 181 women leaped from nine planes for Jump for the Cause, which benefits breast cancer research. Not only did they raise $900,000, they also broke the world record for the most women skydiving in formation. [UPI] » 10/01/09 9:20am 10/01/09 9:20am

Hitler's Skull Is Female • Domestic Violence Shelters Close Due To…

• A DNA test of the skull fragment previously believed to be Hitler's has revealed it is actually a woman's. The find has raised questions about what happened to Hitler's remains and whether he really committed suicide. • » 9/28/09 5:30pm 9/28/09 5:30pm

Celebrity Skydiver Kate Bosworth Blushes At David Letterman's Double…

Paparazzi target, fashion-designer darling — and, oh, yes, actress — Kate Bosworth sashayed onto the stage of the Late Show With David Letterman last night to plug her MIT-students-con-casinos film 21 and talk movies, Vegas, and her recent trip to New Zealand, where she and her beau, James Rousseau, went skydiving.… » 3/26/08 2:30pm 3/26/08 2:30pm