How Not to Die On the World's Tallest Waterslide (By Someone Who Lived)

The world's tallest waterslide, located in Schiltterbahn's Kansas City waterpark, opened to the public this Thursday. I had the honor/horror of being part of that public. This is my story. » 7/12/14 1:05pm 7/12/14 1:05pm

"I Was Terrified:" The World's Tallest Waterslide's Engineer Fesses Up

The world's tallest water slide is located at the Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, and also in my nightmares. It's called Verrückt—which means "insane" in German—with good reason: At 168 feet and 7 inches, it's taller than the Statue of Liberty, Niagara Falls, and 23 Shaquille O'Neals stacked on top of each… » 7/08/14 1:53pm 7/08/14 1:53pm

Watch The World's Tallest Water Slide Test Its First Human Riders

The Verrückt, the world's tallest water slide, has finally started testing with real, live humans. And the first drop in this POV footage is absolutely terrifying. » 7/06/14 9:00am 7/06/14 9:00am

World's Tallest Waterslide Opens For Test Rides—Immediately Shuts Down

Kansas City's 17-story water slide (the tallest in the world) opened up its pipes for a few human test runs, then immediately closed as the riders were LAUNCHED INTO THE AIR. Updated with new information. » 5/27/14 4:16pm 5/27/14 4:16pm