NatGeo asks: Why are so many BASE jumpers dying? “The simplest answer is wingsuits. Right now, wingsuit BASE jumping is, globally, the hottest thing going for the impressionable, 18- to 35-year-old single-male demographic.”

+ This is an especially big story because a lot of new and growing media brands are focused on bringing more and more death-defying stunts to our screens. From The Guardian: Wingsuit flying’s most deadly summer leads to soul searching.