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 11:50am11/10/14 11:50am


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 1:30pm7/29/12 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 11:50am6/25/12 11:50am

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

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 2:30pm3/26/08 2:30pm