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Bungee jumper’s worst nightmare come true (Video)

Bungee jumper’s worst nightmare come true (Video)

THIS VIDEO taken in Zambia on Dec 31, 2011 doesn’t need any words from me. It speaks for itself.In a recent post from The Guardian’s Experience section, Erin Langworthy recounts what happened:I later found out I’d fallen for four seconds after the rope snapped: a distance of up to 40m. If I had been over land, I’d have been dead.

Mapped: Most famous book set in each US state

Mapped: Most famous book set in each US state

Business Insider has put together my favorite map of the week — a breakdown of the most famous book set in each state. This map is a mix of modern and classic novels, so if you’re working on a summer reading list, check out the list below the map for inspiration.The methodology of the book selection isn’t discussed in the article, so I’m sure some people will disagree.

On the good life led by Punxsutawney Phil and my jealousy of said life

On the good life led by Punxsutawney Phil and my jealousy of said life

It’s February 3rd and it is cold. It will be cold for another five weeks and six days because yesterday it was decided so. It was not a meteorologist or a scientist of any kind who deemed the following six weeks to be extensions of winter. It was neither a god nor a powerful spirit of some kind. It was not Jack Frost.

How to piss off a pregnant person

How to piss off a pregnant person

Touch our bellies without asking.Whether you’re a friend or (god forbid) a total stranger, please don’t assume our tummies are fair game. We don’t want to be rubbed, massaged, stroked, or informed that because we’re carrying low it’s going to be a boy, any more than a non-pregnant person would want to be touched without any warning, either.

5 lessons learned living outside the US

5 lessons learned living outside the US

1. Systems of measurements don’t matter.If you ever need to win an argument with a foreigner abroad, start talking about the American imperial system of measurements. They’ll sigh condescendingly so often they’ll hyperventilate and pass out. It may as well be a yoga course. Nobody’s gonna forget to breathe when the instructor says, “There are 5,280 feet in a mile…what?

This Coachella lineup would absolutely kill

This Coachella lineup would absolutely kill

This year’s Coachella lineup features some of the hottest names in music. As always, it is both “siiick” and “sooo good.” Which means it’s easy to miss some of the best performances due to big crowds, drunk bros, and friends who seem like they are trying to ditch you.While the festival’s hierarchical lineup structure touts the most popular performers, the real Coachella experience comes from reading the fine print: the lesser-known acts.