Participants in the Norwegian military’s annual Cold Response exercise have been encouraged by their senior officers to take snapshots of themselves during their day-to-day activities. So naturally one jerk had to top everyone by nailing a selfie while piloting an F-16.
For more than two weeks the disappearance of flight MH370 has flummoxed experts and civilians alike. On Monday, Malaysia’s Prime Minister announced that the plane ended up in the southern Indian Ocean. Experts came to their conclusion using a mathematical and scientific principle called the Doppler Effect.
The Prime Minister of Malaysia has announced that the official position on the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is that the aircraft “ended its journey” somewhere in the vast Southern Indian Ocean. No one on board is assumed to have survived.
In 2005, Kim Joo Il realised that North Korea wasn’t the paradise it’s leaders had led him to believe it was. After serving eight years in the military, Kim Joo Il risked his life, fleeing the country.
Nicknamed ‘The Hookies,’ the eighth Annual International Escort Award ceremony is a star-studded event showcasing the best of the best in the male escort industry. Meet male escort Duncan Black, nominee in the Best Ass and Best Newcomer categories.
Two men were killed when workers at a building site set off a buried World War 1 weapon while trying to dig it out, in Ypres, Belgium. At least two more were injured during the resulting explosion, one of whom is in critical condition.
CCTV footage captured the horrific moment when a Chinese schoolboy jumped out of his classroom window, to his death.
Residing in an unknown location in Russia, the famous whistle blower Edward Snowden made an appearance in Vancouver via a robotic mobile camera. In his TED speech “Here’s how we take back the Internet,” Snowden speaks about surveillance, Internet freedom and PRISM.
Last year a Chinese zoo was busted for trying to pass one of these dogs off as an actual lion. But don’t expect to be able to afford one of these puppies. A golden-haired one-year-old Tibetan mastiff puppy was sold in China at a luxury pet fair for R21 million.
“The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (Amsa) has received information based on satellite information of objects possibly related to the search. Following specialist analysis of this satellite imagery, two possible objects related to the search have been identified.” So said Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbot.
Terrorism and hijacking are among the speculative theories regarding the disappearance of MH370. Here is a much simpler and more believable theory from a pilot with 20 years worth experience.
Reports of a possible jumper in Cape Town CBD have been flooding in on Twitter under #WaleStreetJumper. Police have cordoned off Wale Street and are trying to talk the man down. We will keep updating this article as the story progresses.
A couple’s quick thinking saved the life of a 3-year-old boy as he fell from the third storey of an apartment in Burbank, California. They were busy moving out of their apartment, when they spotted the toddler throwing his toys out of the window above. Trying to collect his toys the small boy fell out the window.
The concept of a baby hatch is actually not a uniquely Chinese idea, some European countries literally have a baby hatch where unwanted babies can be dropped off. In America they are called ‘safe surrender sites.’ The Chinese variety is a mixture of the two, basically a tollbooth with a crib in it.
Civilians by the boat load are using the online map site Tomnod to find missing flight MH370, Courtney Love even thought she spotted the plane using the site’s images. This recent pic, showing a plane flying above a jungle, was reportedly discovered by a Taiwanese university student.
A mysterious billionaire has set a new Guinness World Record for having the most expensive life insurance policy, $201 million. On top of that the annual premiums on the policy are costing the unknown billionaire a couple of million dollars.
Throughout history, creatively inclined people have had to sometimes rely on a rich benefactor for financial backing, while their ideas are still in the teething phase. “Ideas Island” is project by Fredrik Härén which allows creatives to stay on one of three private islands for free.
The search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 continues after more than a week since its disappearance. Authorities believe that it was intentionally diverted off course and are now considering the possibility that it landed in an unknown country. They have widen their search to cover 11 countries.
The head of Russia’s media – a man basically hand-picked by Vladimir Putin to fulfil the role of unofficial propaganda minister – mentioned somewhat casually during a news show on Sunday night that Russia could “turn turn the U.S. into radioactive dust.” You know, hypothetically speaking.
Sticks and stones versus armed forces with sniper rifles and riot gear. These homemade weapons tell the story of how ordinary Ukrainian citizens relied on Mad Max technology to defend themselves from their own government.
Super mom strength is an untapped source of great power. When her baby gets knocked out with a sleeper hold, no cage is big enough to keep this mom out.
At least three people were killed when an explosion caused two buildings in New York’s East Harlem neighbourhood to collapse. The source of the explosion is still unknown, but one tenant claims there were complaints by residents of “unbearable” gas smells in recent weeks.
The first launch of Virgin Galactic’s space flight is expected to happen within in the next three months. It’s launch will be the first commercial trip to space ever. With the historical moment soon approaching, billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has set his sights on building hotels in space.
With a plane going missing, especially in this day and age, many people are confounded by authorities struggling to locate its whereabouts. They can find your missing smart phone with an app, why not a massive aircraft?
Poker can be a harsh mistress. Many will know of the powers possessed by the dreaded river card, that can either make or break your hand. Let this be a warning to poker players – when you are drunk don’t gamble away your name.
This view has been 12 years in the making, and it is spectacular. Following 9/11, only a building of grand scale would be able to claim back the skyline of Manhattan. Nearing completion, One World Trade Center does just that. This interactive image by TIME allows you to see New York from the momentous building’s perspective, 1,776 feet (541 m) up in the air.
Italians are up in arms about this advertisement by ArmaLite. Puns out of the way, the image of Michelangelo’s David wielding an assault rifle instead of his trusted slingshot has Italians freaking out. David would have made quick work of Goliath with this beast of a gun.
Held every five years, North Korea’s elections are pretty simple. Unlike democratic elections in South Africa, there is no need for a long list of candidates on the ballot list. There is only one candidate a district can vote for.