If you're too scared to go skydiving, here's something that MIGHT make you feel like less of a coward. Driving during rush hour is JUST as thrilling.
A new study out of MIT found that driving in bad traffic causes the same stress in your body as jumping out of an airplane. We're thinking it doesn't quite give you the same adrenaline rush, of course . . . but all the stress is there.
For the study, the researchers measured people's facial expressions, heart rate, and stress levels in different situations. Tough driving situations and extreme sports both led to the same facial expressions and reactions in the body.
In fact, on a day-to-day basis, driving is usually THE most stressful thing we do . . . more stressful than the average day of work.
The study also randomly found the least stressful thing we do on a day-to-day basis is eat breakfast.
Four years ago, Bob Dylan, who is Jewish, recorded a Christmas album.
It may be surprising to some that it was actually pretty good! And it inspired him to be involved in the creation of this video, which is amazing.
If you've never seen it...
Artist: Clara Moto
Song: Hedonic Treadmill
Album: Blue Distance
"'Hedonic Treadmill' describes the tendancy of people to adapt to good events - or bad - and then return to the same level of happiness," Clara Moto tells Rolling Stone. "In...
Bono and U2 have always had a strong political bent and their latest musical project can be found on the soundtrack to the film " Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." We remember Nelson Mandela with U2's song, "Ordinary Love."
The soundtrack to...
A masterful look at photography. Some of these sets took MONTHS to build, for a single shot. A good lesson on patience, and an end result being worth the wait.
Former President George W. Bush has accepted President Obama's invitation to ride aboard Air Force One to Nelson Mandela's memorial service on Tuesday.
That got me to thinking. Will the two do any talking during the flight? According to...
Artist: Total Slacker
Song: Keep the Ships at Bay
Album: Slip Away
"This song is about next leveling," Tucker Rountree tells Rolling Stone. "Taking things in and then pushing it out farther than before to reach the summit of...
Song: Drag Bones
Album: Falling Bough Wisdom Teeth
"'Drag Bones' speaks to the age-old truth that change is always coming, for better or for worse," Robert Brinkerhoff tells Rolling Stone. "As with a lot of our tunes,...