It’s an iconic feature of New York and an ever-popular tourist attraction. Still, to construct the Empire State Building, thousands of men toiled at incredible heights, with death just a slip away.
A deep, dark former slate mine wouldn’t seem the most obvious place for having fun. However, one such space in Wales has been transformed into an incredible playpark where good times are guaranteed.
Plunging from as high up as 88 feet into a watery sinkhole isn’t a pursuit for the fainthearted – but a number of brave men and women took up the challenge at the 2014 Cliff Diving World Series.
Siberia’s Lake Baikal is a uniquely awe-inspiring place – not least for its incredible, jewel-like turquoise ice formations, which add a beautiful, otherworldly touch to the landscape in spring.
It’s as if it’s something out of fantasy: myriad floating flowers of frost stretching out like an otherworldly meadow. Yet these delicate ice formations are in fact a scientific reality.
Enjoying Better Call Saul but nostalgic for the series from which it stemmed? This collection of GIFs provides a “blue sky” trip down memory lane.