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Terrifying Glass-Bottomed Bridge Sets 2 World Records

It's just 20 feet wide, but the new bridge hovering 1,000 feet over China's Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon (in the park that inspired the movie Avatar ) stretches for more than 1,400 feet—and has set a record for being the world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge, CNN reports....

Neymar and Aaron Ramsey continue grand tradition of weird soccer hair

8 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Lionel Messi shocked the world this summer — and not because he temporarily retired from international play. The 28-year-old Argentine made his fans’ jaws drop when he showed up for Barcelona’s preseason rocking a newly bleached blond ‘do. Now, Messi’s Barcelona teammate Neymar and Rafinha, both fresh off Brazil’s gold medal performance at the Rio […]

Belgian Grand Prix 2016: 5 Bold Predictions for Spa Race

The 13th round of the 2016 Formula One season will take place at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps, where Lewis Hamilton will hope to continue his charge toward a fourth world title. Having overturned a 43-pointShow More Summary

Alligator bit boy's head during Disney World resort attack, report shows

Lane Graves bent over to scoop wet sand into his small plastic bucket when the alligator struck. The 2-year-old boy wanted to build a sandcastle on the beach at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa after stormy weather canceled a scheduled outdoor movie. His father, who was standing nearby with...

Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble make some joyful noise at the Hollywood Bowl

The Silk Road Ensemble, Yo-Yo Ma’s grandly all-encompassing world music band that seeks to find meeting points for musical traditions from China to Europe, has proved after 18 years to be the ever-curious cellist’s most valuable project. Whether this group has managed to make an iota of difference...

The world's first international 'Overwatch' champions have been crowned

Rogue claimed Overwatch's first-ever international championship after defeating Reunited in the ESL Atlantic Showdown grand finals Sunday. SEE ALSO: Overwatch's growth in competitive gaming is not without speed bumps The Atlantic Showdown featured dozens of teams from North America and Europe battling for their piece of the $100,000 prize pool. Show More Summary

'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk,' from Ang Lee, to premiere at the New York Film Festival

“Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” will make its grand entrance at the New York Film Festival. Ang Lee’s military drama will mark its world premiere at the gathering on Oct. 11, the festival announced Monday.  The movie has been one of the most anticipated of the upcoming Oscar season, with Sony/TriStar...

This Hellcat-powered Ram 1500 cost over $90,000, still has 4WD

The world's waiting not-so-patiently for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] to shove the Hellcat V-8 powertrain into the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Because we know it's coming. But many Mopar faithful miss the SRT10—you know, the Ram 1500 pickup truck with the Viper V-10 powertrain? So what if FCA shoved the Hellcat's powertrain into a Ram...

The world’s highest and longest glass bridge just opened in China — and it looks terrifying

Across China’s Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, 980 feet above the floor of the deep, tree-lined chasm, stretches a terrifying new glass-bottomed bridge. The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge opened to the public on August 20th in the Hunan Province, and is now the tallest and longest glass bridge ever built. Show More Summary

6 Nerdy Games That Should Be Olympic Sports

4 days agoHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

With the Olympics winding down, the countries of the world revel in the glorious harmony they have wrought by putting forth their best athletes to compete in games of sport and tests of skill. Calling upon grand traditions dating back to ancient times, these sports challenge the strength, speed, and skills of all who participate. […]

Liveblogging World War I: August 18 1916: The German High Seas Fleet

Wikipedia: _[Action of 19 August 1916][]_: >The lesson of Jutland for Germany had been the vital need for reconnaissance so as to avoid the unexpected arrival of the British Grand Fleet during any raid, so on this occasion four Zeppelins were deployed to scout the North Sea between Scotland and...

Seattle artist takes viewers on a voyage to other worlds

4 days agoArts : Art Beat

Step through an unassuming door, dwarfed by new apartment monoliths off Seattle’s Pike Street, and you are in Steve Jensen’s studio; one of the few grand loft/studio spaces left on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. A huge, white-bricked interior is adorned with dozens of paintings, sculptures and tall totem-like carvings. Show More Summary

Much Beloved Drag Queen Darcelle Achieves Guinness World Record

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Andrew Tonry Want to know another awesome thing about Portland? Their vibrant drag community. And the most beloved leader of that community is undoubtedly Darcelle (aka Walter Cole)—owner and grand maven of Darcelle XV Showplace, America's longest running drag show. Show More Summary

Tekserve is auctioning off its massive Mac museum

Before there were Apple Stores in Williamsburg, Grand Central Station and the World Trade Center – heck, before there were Apple Stores at all – there was Tekserve. For nearly 30 years, the Mac specialist dutifully served Manhattan, before throwing in the towel earlier this week. Show More Summary

Lane Graves Alligator Attack: More Details Emerge On Toddler's Fatal Injuries

The drowning of 2-year-old Lane Graves by an alligator at Walt Disney World's Grand Floridian Resort still haunts members of the public two months later. On the evening of June 14th, Graves was wading in the shallow waters of Seven Seas...Show More Summary

Chrissy Teigen Pushes John Legend's Buttons While Watching the Olympics!

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend stop by an ice cream shop with some family and friends on Sunday (August 15) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The next day, John, 37, performed at the grand opening of the Westfield Westfield World Trade Center mall in New York City. See all the photos below. Chrissy recently revealed how [...]

Solutions to the World’s Biggest Problems Are Within Our Reach

At Singularity University (SU) we believe it is possible to solve today’s most pressing problems within the next couple decades. We call these the global grand challenges (GGCs). Our ambition and optimism stem from the nature of exponential...Show More Summary

Swiss Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie and Paris Biennale Unveil "Mastery of Time" Watch Exhibition

This year the Biennale, which transforms the famed Grand Palais into one of the world’s foremost exhibition space for art and jewels, is working with the Geneva-based Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) to host a thematic exhibition that chronicles the history of time measurement and watchmaking.

Check out Apple’s new store at One World Trade Center

Today marks the grand opening of Apple’s new retail store at One World Trade Center, located in the Oculus at the brand-spanking-new Westfield Mall. The space has two floors, a 6K video screen that spans half the length of the space itself, and a living wall. Show More Summary

Angela Ahrendts attends Apple Store grand opening at World Trade Center in New York City

Just a few weeks after opening its first retail store in Brooklyn, Apple debuted its ninth store in New York City on Tuesday, with the new World Trade Center location opening its doors ahead of the anticipated launch of the "iPhone ...

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