We humans can do amazing things -- whether it's out of sheer will to live (see "surviving adrift at sea") or an intense desire to be globally recognized for a bizarre achievement. Can you guess what these record breakers got up to?
In 1960, Donald Campbell fractured his skull in a car crash during speed trials at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Since then, no one has survived a crash at higher speeds. How fast was Campbell going?