Darth Vader can run one mile through Death Valley in 129 degree weather in just six minutes and 36 seconds, and in his full getup. He also doesn't recommend that anyone else try this. RightThisMinute Skyped with the man behind the Vader mask, Jonathan Rice, who explained why and how he pulls off this feat each hot, hot summer!

You May Also Like

Inspiring Woman Overcomes 'Death Road' Fall

Inspiring Woman Overcomes 'Death Road' Fall

Falling off a 300-foot cliff is usually deadly. Miraculously, Norwegian cyclist Maria With Hoen survived the fall from Bolivia's infamous "Death Road" thanks to a ledge jutting out a mere 30 feet from the top! Although the violent impact left Maria with a shattered spine, she stayed positive through multiple, painful operations to fend off paralysis. In the years since her 2015 accident, Maria's story has become one of determination and joy as she slowly heals, regains mobility, and ultimately finds inner peace. View Now
Adventurous Vlogger Has Slept Under The Stars For Two Years

Adventurous Vlogger Has Slept Under The Stars For Two Years

Stef Roberts is a nomad in not only the digital but literal sense... and he's started a YouTube vlog to give us a tantalizing glimpse of his day-to-day life in the forest! When the young Brit and Ray Mears superfan lost his longtime home in the UK, Stef had a strange thought—what if he just slept outside? Two years, a 2,000-mile roadtrip across Europe and a private animation business later, he's still living under the stars while balancing filmmaking or fundraising for the homeless. Although Stef's path is a hard one to follow, his risk turned out to be the opportunity of a lifetime! View Now
'LARPing' on a Whole New Level

'LARPing' on a Whole New Level

"LARPing" (Live Action Role Playing) has been around for a while, and even if you personally have never participated, you probably at least know what it is thanks to the movie "Role Models." Here however, the element of realism is a little more... real. Forget plastic or cardboard swords, these are legit! Well, blunted legit, anyway. Check out "The Battle of the Nations," an internationl Martial Arts competition that tests both a man's honor, and his skills in the lost art of sword fighting. Also see a Skype with one of the epic participants! View Now

Love is in the Air

This Well Crafted Switch-Up Ends With A Proposal

This Well Crafted Switch-Up Ends With A Proposal

Tommy wants to propose to his girlfriend Amelia, but she seems to always be one step ahead of him for any surprises he's tried to plan in the past. But this time, he got her good. Tommy is taking her to go get a mold done of their hands clasped together, so they can have the statue as a symbol of their unity. But, what Amelia doesn't realize, is that this sweet gesture is about to become even more meaningful. View Now
Telling Your Best Friend You're Engaged...To Someone They Hate

Telling Your Best Friend You're Engaged...To Someone They Hate

Jocelyn and Orlando are the best of friends, and as close as can be. But, Jocelyn has a secret. She's been secretly dating a person that Orlando strongly dislikes, and she's now engaged. In this episode of "Listen," a series by Refinery29 in which people get candid and confess things they've been holding back from loved ones, Jocelyn is finally coming clean. View Now

Animals

Giving Baby Animals A Helping Hand

Giving Baby Animals A Helping Hand

Justin Royal was boating out on the lake when he saw something unusual in the water. It was a baby deer that seemed very weak and close to drowning. He rescued it from the water, nursed it back to health, and before long it was running back into the woods where it belongs. View Now
We Can't Get Enough Of Dog And Bride Dance Duo

We Can't Get Enough Of Dog And Bride Dance Duo

It's Sara's wedding reception and she's giving her guests an amazing performance by dancing with her dog, Hero. The talented duo appeared on "America's Got Talent" and people loved their adorable dance routines. Wedding dances don't get much better than this! View Now

Celebrity

David Dobrik's House Is Fit For A YouTube King

David Dobrik's House Is Fit For A YouTube King

We know David Dobrik here at RTM for his hilarious and outlandish videos, but here we're getting to see just how well those videos have paid off for the 23-year-old YouTube star. Architectural Digest is taking us inside his 2.5 million dollar Los Angeles pad — and it's just as cool as we'd expected.  Architectual Digest video produced by Condé Nast Entertainment. View Now
Paris Hilton's Closet Has Us Mesmerized

Paris Hilton's Closet Has Us Mesmerized

It's not hard to imagine that the closet of mogul Paris Hilton would be a mindblowing one — and Allure is confirming that by showing us inside this extravagant space. Anybody care for a spritz of one of Paris' 25 different fragrances? Allure video produced by Condé Nast Entertainment. View Now
John Stamos Has One Incredible Pad

John Stamos Has One Incredible Pad

We know John Stamos for his work as an actor, but what we didn't know was how insanely cool his home is. From guitars to typewriters, and many things in between, Architectural Digest is taking us inside this stunning Beverly Hills paradise.  Architectural Digest video produced by Condé Nast Entertainment. View Now

Take the Challenge

Surviving 24 Hours In A Foreign City With $0

Surviving 24 Hours In A Foreign City With $0

Yes Theory is sending Thomas to Seoul, South Korea for a pretty unique travel challenge. The goal is for Thomas to be able to spend 24 hours in a foreign city with absolutely no money, relying only on the kindness and generosity of complete strangers to be able to provide him with food and shelter. The language barrier definitely proves to be an issue, but in the end, we see the power of humanity transcend cultures in this eye-opening video. View Now
This Nail Challenge Is Insane

This Nail Challenge Is Insane

In case you ever wanted to know how to give yourself nails so long you can hardly use your fingers, VlogGrrr has got you covered. She's preparing for the 24 hour longest nails challenge by gluing together artificial nails and attaching them to her own — and walking us through it all. Man, that's a lot of nail polish. View Now
Randy Santel Vs. Six-Pound Burrito

Randy Santel Vs. Six-Pound Burrito

Master of food challenges Randy Santel is in Joplin, Missouri attempting the six-pound Mexican "Burrito Loco" Challenge at El Taco Loco. Eating a six-pound burrito in under ten minutes may seem impossible to most, but Randy's not one to shy away from a challenge. View Now

RTM Hall of Fame

Botfly Larva Growing Inside Man's Back

Botfly Larva Growing Inside Man's Back

This one is not for the faint-hearted! For most people, the idea of having a botfly, or any critter for that matter, growing inside their back is a nightmare. However, entomologist (a scientist who studies insects) Phil Torres wears his larva as a sort of badge of honor, representing the years of work he has done in the Amazon. If you dare, click here for the full uncensored video!  View Now
Miranda Becomes 'Mi-ranch-a' — Joins RTM

Miranda Becomes 'Mi-ranch-a' — Joins RTM

Being clumsy isn't so bad...as long as there's no one around to see your clumsiness. Unfortunately for Miranda, all her coworkers were there to see (and film) her drop a 22-quart bucket of ranch dressing, drenching her from head to toe. Hey, at least it was just her coworkers who saw it happen, right? Right?? ...Nah, the video was posted to Twitter and has since racked up millions of views. View Now
Tidy Mouse Cleans Up Tool Shed Every Night

Tidy Mouse Cleans Up Tool Shed Every Night

A retired electrician named Stephen Mckears could not figure out how objects scattered on his tool shed's work table ended up in an old ice cream tub each night. He noticed that plastic clips, nuts, bolts, screws and other objects would be neatly stacked away each night. After a month of the strange activity, Mckears and his neighbor Rodney Holbrook set up a camera to get to the bottom of the crazy mystery. Word on the street is that the mouse has updated his resume and his looking for a full-time job on a cleaning crew.  View Now