“WHAT AM I DOING TODAY? NOTHING SPECIAL, JUST JUMPING FROM A PLANE WITHOUT A PARACHUTE.” This is what I imagine Luke Aikins telling his friends before opening the plane door, pointing at the safety net 25,000 ft below him, and stepping into the air. He landed at 120 mph, waited for the net to be lowered, and stood up to hug his wife. No big deal.

Read more (and understand how he managed to survive) at Wired.