Now that the Burj Dubai is open, what become the most popular thing to do of late? Apparently it’s base jumping off the top of it. The Architect’s Newspaper points out two recent examples of crazy people doing something mind-numbingly insane (from that, you should be able to interpret our feelings about jumping off tall buildings). Here’s the one sanctioned by the tower:

And here’s the one that happened just before the tower was finished, with two jumpers sneaking in, Man on Wire style (after the jump):