Professional snowboarder William Hughes strapped on a suit made of LED lights and went snowboarding in the Rhone-Alpes region in Southeastern France in the middle of the night.
Free-spending US tourists shrugged off economic worries to overwhelm Disney World and other top Florida theme parks this week, forcing them to temporarily shut the gates, local officials said Thursday.
Some kind of joy faded from my spirit when George the emu quit our partnership. Loneliness crept in again, but I told myself that it was better to have enjoyed him than never to have met him at all. The heat of the desert again engulfed me.
This is where life mingles with death; where every footstep must be watched, measured and tested. At these dizzy heights with loose rock and slippery snow fields, a mountain climber must keep his wits about him every second of the climb.
Ever wonder what a lit firework would see, if it were more than gunpowder and chemicals packed in a very specific order into a cardboard tube? Even if you didn’t, there’s now video footage to satisfy your curiosity.
When the sun goes down on July 4, Americans in more than a hundred cities will see the latest combustible pageantry from Fireworks by Grucci. The 160-year-old pyrotechnics firm has produced eye-popping explosions for everything
If you're looking for something fun to do today, we've got you covered with parades and fireworks.
Firecrackers are extremely easy and inexpensive to make yourself. You may want to make your own firecrackers because you are interested in learning how to make simple fireworks or it may be you are unable to obtain fireworks where you live.
There are many types of fireworks, where one of the most common in firework displays is the aerial shell. The aerial shell is used in fireworks displays, and can be either a round or a cylindrical shape.
Some of the biggest, best and most innovative fireworks won’t be on display during the holiday. Instead, they’ll be tucked away in the garages and home workshops of hobbyists like Tom Niesen.
A Finnish pair have won the country's annual wife-carrying competition for the third year in a row, organisers said on Saturday.
So what better way to celebrate our nation's independence than aiming a Phantom v641 from New Jersey's Vision Research at all manner of explosives, resulting in high-definition footage of fireworks going off at a glorious 2,000 frames per second?
"I still must abide by the rules of the road, of biking, of gravity. But I am mentally far away from civilization. The world is breaking someone else's heart.” Diane Ackerman
Crazy video of people doing some amazing things
A cattle truck accident on a highway in Georgia had authorities calling in cowboys and other volunteers to help round up dozens of cattle that took off at up to 35 miles per hour.
Let me die outdoors, out here, so my last breath will not float to a cracked plaster ceiling, Or hang in the blue-white fluorescent light; Let it be free to rise into a huge sky, and mingle with the scent of gray sage.
No one ever heard of a bicycle in ancient Greece. However, the cradle of thought promoted by Plato at his ‘Academy’ in 335 B.C. brought seeds of creative energy into being.
Researchers previously thought tube-like channels in their tongues sucked up fluid by capillary action. But the new analysis shows that their tongues actually trap nectar by curling around it.
Professional sports teams are attempting at a furious rate to lure fans away from the comfort of their couches to live games. And sweet technological upgrades to their home venues become a bigger selling point every year.
Australian pilot Matt Hall from inside the cockpit at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon in March 2011
“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” Buddha
The strong life that never knows harness; The wilds where the caribou call; The freshness, the freedom, the farness— Oh God! How I’m stuck on it all.
This is where life begins to mingle with death. To top it off in the shadowy recesses of this dark mist, I must make distinct judgments of where I will place my foot, how and what I grasp to keep me in touch with the rock—for any mistake would....
"...Did Genghis Kahn cry? Did Napoleon cry? Did Audie Murphy cry? Do you think John Wayne cried? Hell no! Quit feelin’ sorry for yourself. I don’t feel sorry for you! You got to ‘cowboy up’ ya hear me?”
The company that created the Landwalker bi-pedal exoskeleton has created a five-and-a-quarter-foot exoskeleton just for the kiddies that is sure to captivate even the most technophobic youngster, assuming such a thing exists.
“Time means nothing now. It slips away as easily as grains of sand on a beach. But those grains only trade places. On my bike, I change the same way—new locations in the passage of time. The pedaling becomes incidental now—like breathing. No cons
We pedaled on to Kingman, Arizona. In the middle of the desert, as we sweated our butts off, a man stopped Bob and me and said, “What would be your highest wish out here in this blistering heat?”
Nonetheless, I took more than a few swigs on my bottle and pointed my bike to follow Denis, Scott and Bob into the depths of what can only be described as Dante’s Inferno…hours later with heat waves rippling of the valley floor, Bob and I opted to ta
One night, two bears frolicked through our campsite while they non-cha-lantly played the mating game. We climbed for hours to Nevada Falls for a spectacular sight! It raged with noise and power and stunning displays of water and vapors.
If death exhalations that brood the broad towns in which we so fondly compact ourselves were made visible, we should flee as from a plague. All are more or less sick; there is not a perfectly sane man in all of San Francisco.” John Muir 1888