Category Archives: Adventure

Crazy Russians

Don’t watch this if you are of a nervous disposition.

Posted in Adventure, Hairy Moments | Leave a comment

Tearing it Up in Infrared

With the second half of the Formula One season starting tomorrow I thought  this might get you back in the mood. Using an x6580sc infrared camera, FLIR were able to capture in high speed, the Infiniti Red Bull car’s tires heating … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Technology | Leave a comment

Would you sit on the edge of the Preachers Pulpit?


Preikestolen, also known by the English translations of Preacher’s Pulpit or Pulpit Rock, is a famous tourist attraction in Forsand, Ryfylke, Norway. It consists of a steep cliff which rises 604 metres (1982 feet) above Lysefjorden, opposite the Kjerag plateau, with an almost flat top of approximately 25 by 25 metres (82 by … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Places | Leave a comment

The incredible honey hunters of the Himalayan foothills


Growing up to 3 centimetres (1.2 inches) in length, the Himalayan cliff honey bee of Nepal is the world’s largest honeybee. Found only in the foothills of the Himalayas, building their homes at altitudes of between 2,500 and 3,000 metres … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Wild Life | 3 Comments

Most Incredible Volcano Expedition

The Most Incredible Volcano Video ever shot ! Geoff Mackley, Bradley Ambrose, Nathan Berg, after an epic struggle with the weather for 35 days, we became the first people ever to get this close to Marum Volcano’s famed lava lake … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure | 3 Comments

Behind the scenes of Lewis Hamilton’s ‘skydive’!

Watch how BBC Sport’s opener for the British Grand Prix was made, which saw Lewis Hamilton ‘skydiving’ onto the Silverstone circuit.

Posted in Adventure, Technology | Leave a comment

Giant hole appears at ‘the end of the world’

A mysterious crater has appeared at the “end of the world” in Siberia, leaving a pit 80m wide and so deep it has not yet been measured. Researchers are being dispatched to investigate the hole, which has confounded scientists with … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, News | Leave a comment

World’s Tallest Water Slide Set to Make a Splash

Today, Kansas City’s Schlitterban water park will unveil a new, record-setting way to soak its patrons when it flips the “On” switch for the “Verrückt,” the world’s tallest water slide. Verrückt, in German, means “insane,” so it’s a safe bet … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Tallest, Worlds Best | Leave a comment

The action seeking drone that flies itself

HEXO+ is an intelligent drone that follows and films you autonomously. Aerial filming for everyone. 

Posted in Adventure, Technology | Leave a comment

Fantastic Flights

Here is a treat for anyone with a love of flight. Both videos really worth watching on full screen. Enjoy – Deskarati Credit to Yannick Barthe a swiss filmmaker specialised in aviation film and aerial discipline videos.

Posted in Adventure, Flight | Leave a comment

Fabien Cousteau set to surface after marathon undersea mission

aquarius base

After 31 days underwater, Fabien Cousteau and his crew are about to become land dwellers again. An ocean explorer and filmmaker like his famous grandfather Jacques, Cousteau will ascend Wednesday morning from the world’s only undersea lab, Aquarius Reef Base. … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Science | Leave a comment

World Cup Players ‘Pre-Cool’ With Ice Vests

The heat is on the world’s best soccer players, who will start competing in Brazil for the 2014 World Cup next week. But in case the heat is more than figurative, some teams are relying on new technologies to physically cool … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Technology | Leave a comment

Worlds Largest Paper Airplane

Measuring 45 feet long and 26 feet wide, Arturo’s Desert Eagle sets the world record for largest paper airplane as it soars over Arizona.

Posted in Adventure | Leave a comment

World’s first artificial surfing lake

Posted in Adventure | Leave a comment

Designing the fastest car on the planet

Apart from a brief break in the 1960s and 1970s, British engineering and drivers have played a dominant role in setting the land speed record in the fastest cars on the planet. Starting from Lydston Hornsted’s Benz No. 3, which … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Invention, Mechanics | Leave a comment

Glass-bottom Glacier Skywalk


Back in 2011, the original designs for the Glacier Skywalk received attention after winning the Future Projects Category Award at the World Architecture Festival. Three years on the project is finally complete and the cliff-edge walkway and awe-inspiring observation deck … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Places | 1 Comment

Diving Around the Park

This surreal image of a diver is taken at Green Lake (Grüner See) in Tragöss, Austria. In spring, snow melt from the surrounding karst mountains raises the lake level about 10 metres. During the winter, the lake is only 1–2 … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure | Leave a comment

Chicago skyscraper’s tilting platform

A tilting viewing platform is offering visitors to a Chicago skyscraper an unusual view of the city’s famous skyline. The platform is on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center, one of the tallest buildings in the United States. Visitors are … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Tallest | 2 Comments

Coming face-to-face with a Leopard seal


Paul Nicklen describes his most amazing experience as a National Geographic photographer – coming face-to-face with one of Antarctica’s most vicious predators – the Leopard seal.  Image credit – Paul Nicklen

Posted in Adventure, Photography, Wild Life | Leave a comment

Insane Himalayas Bus Ride

Thanks to Vanessa Ford for bringing this to our attention. Insane Mountain Bus Ride – not for the faint hearten!!!!!!!

Posted in Adventure | Leave a comment