When most think of how to get from A to B, grabbing a one-inch-thick cable, making a loose bridge and crossing it isn’t what normally comes to mind first. That is, of course, unless you’re like the men traversing Welsh terrains in this video. Unlike Nik Wallenda’s stunts, slack liners don’t have the benefit of a sturdy, unwavering rope while crossing.
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Besides its spectacular views, the “Big South” offers astounding heights. Ascending nearly a mile above sea level, Big Sur’s Cone Peak is also the highest coastal mountain in the contiguous 48 states.
Found in England, the air-raid shelter seen above is the result of Victorian design and 1930s governmental officials; the incredible lighting you see, though, comes from one photographer’s long exposure image capturing.
While oral tradition suggests Bath to be much older, the present-day resort town was “first” discovered by the Romans around 60 AD under the name Aquae Sulis. The area’s spa heritage continued on for several centuries and by 1987, it was deemed a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
What do pine cones, artichokes and pineapple fruit sprouts have in common? All feature the Fibonacci sequence. Brush up on your math with the spellbinding video above.
When most think of the possible punishments for running away, the worst many of us can imagine is receiving the silent treatment from the person or people abandoned. But for one unfortunate Afghani woman, that punishment entailed nothing short of having her ears and nose lopped off by the Taliban. Thanks to an American humanitarian group, Aesha (the woman featured) can mask her wounds with a prosthetic nose, but the oppressive mark the Taliban has left on many women will be hard for many others to overcome.