Setting a new world record Wim Hof scaled the tallest mountain in Africa, Kilimajaro in just 31 hours and 25 minutes. Proud Wim said: “This year’s Kilimanjaro challenge was to show that a group of people without mountaineering experience could scale the mountain within 36 hours by using a specific breathing technique."Hof, dubbed the Iceman, holds a whopping 26 Guinness World Records for extreme sports challenges - including running a full marathon above the Arctic circle wearing only a pair of shorts.Video courtesy of Caters News Agency.
To celebrate the amazing world under the sea Google has released a series of new Street View imagery from the earth's oceans. From the Barrier Reef in our own backyard, to the colourful scenes in Asia and beyond, the images highlight the importance of perserving our underwater and coastal environments.
While the prospect of “sleepin’ with the fishes” is terrifying, we imagine that literally sleeping with the fishes is pretty awesome.
Have you ever looked at incredible night sky photography and wanted to capture images like that for yourself? David Finlay shows even the most novice photographers how to get started.
Australia is a far-flung country and sometimes we can feel very far away from the rest of the world but you might be surprised just how easy and affordable it can be to travel from here.
This adrenalin-loving couple like living life on the ledge - literally. Hanging nearly 1,000 metres above Rio de Janeiro's Pedra de Gavea, Leonardo Edson Pereira and Victoria Medeiros cling to the clifftop with no support, sometimes with just one hand. Take a look at their stomach-churning snaps.
Nicknamed 'crazy Russian teens', Vadim Mahora and Vitaly Raskalovym take heart-stopping photographs from extremely dangerous points, like on the edge of large skyscrapers. The two not only risk their lives but also the legal implications of scaling some of the world's most famous buildings to capture these incredible images.
Bored with life and seeking a little inspiration? We’ve got just what the therapist ordered, 10 of the best holidays to overcome a midlife crisis.
Your long-waited-for letter from Hogwarts may never actually come, but a visit to each of these destinations will get Potter fans pretty close
New research reveals reveals the cheapest, and the most expensive, places in the world to grab a meal.
They were, in their day, true definitions of paradise... but the rise of overwhelming tourism has taken its toll on what should otherwise be long-living destinations you can’t miss out on. Here are 10 places you might want to reconsider visiting.