In the early hours of October 24, 2014, Alan Eustice, the 57-year-old Vice President of Google Search, made a record-breaking skydive from 135,890 feet, falling faster than the speed of sound and breaking the world altitude record set just two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
image credit: Jian Most buildings and sculptures are made out of stone which is quarried and then taken somewhere else to be carved or used in construction.
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The all-new, agile 2015 Audi Q3 attempts an extreme parking stunt in a crowded parking garage. YouTube link (thanks Jaime) The Presurfer
image credit Bridges play an important role for humanity. Their presence can reduce the time spent on the road and overcoming obstacles.
image credit Library of Congress Most recently, the value of military dogs in war has become widely recognized (once again), due in part to the events of May 2011, when the media exploded with reports that a dog team had been assigned to the mission that took down Osama bin Laden.
Late night shopping may never be the same again after you watch IKEA's homage to Stanley Kubrick's horror classic, The Shining.
It doesn't matter if you're wealthy or just making minimum wage; affordable living is key when picking a new place to call home.
Which Muppet are you most like? Take the quiz to find out... I'm Rowlf. The Presurfer
image credit Ever since we realized that catching a malefactor wasn't as simple as throwing them in the water to see if they floated, we had to turn to science.
A chariot motorcyle, Roman style. YouTube link The Presurfer
Few design projects seem to require as much deep thinking as a corporate logo. One of the most basic decisions for any logo, though, is color.
Imagine a world where a spider is named after John Lennon - because now there is. A new species of tarantula called Bumba lennoni that lives in the Amazonian state of Pará, Brazil, is named after John Lennon.
A creature made of rock accidentally sends a boulder towards a small village. He tries his best to stop it from destroying the village but things don't exactly go that way.
image credit YouTube Woodkopf is a crazy new sport invented in the Czech Republic. The popular sport involves a pair of opponents wearing two-meter wooden boards on their heads and trying to knock the other's board down without dropping their own.
Our planet has been around for 4.5 billion years. Find out how, since the date of your birth, your life has progressed; including how many times your heart has beaten, how far you have travelled through space, the amount the sea has risen, to the number of earthquakes and volcanoes that have erupted.
image credit Alphonse Bertillon was a French forensic documentarian who developed or improved upon several methods of identifying criminals and solving crimes.
As the official airline of Middle-earth, Air New Zealand has gone all out to celebrate the third and final film in The Hobbit Trilogy - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
The stone town is an area consisting of over 120 naturally formed stone pillars, located in the village of Kuklica, near Kratovo in Macedonia.
image credit Parasites are nature's freeloaders, living off their hosts while giving nothing in return.