Mark Webber beat team-mate and four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel to secure pole position at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Webber was 0.1 seconds quicker than the German as the two Red Bull cars will again line-up one and two on the grid. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg was third while Lewis Hamilton spun on his […]
A strongman from Hungary has managed to pull a 50-ton commercial plane using just his teeth. Zsolt Sinka set a new record for the country when he successfully yanked the Airbus A320 39.2 metres in 52 seconds at Liszt Ferenc Airport in Budapest. In a video the stuntman is seen placing a yellow rope in [...]
Zaha Hadid calls Japanese architects hypocrites: Criticisms continue to roll in with comments like: ‘Tokyo will surely be burdened with a gigantic white elephant’ and ‘[it is] a monumental mistake’. Architect Arata Isozaki commented that the building will be a disgrace to future generations, claiming it to be a ‘turtle waiting for Japan to sink so that it can swim away.
Smashing the Guinness World Record for the largest packaged food mosaic consisting of 79,300 packs of food, the unusual creation was masterminded at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre, recently — with the a total of the food packets totalling Dh107,480. And in true charitable UAE style, the packaged foods were later donated to the Emirates […]
The 2014 Asian Games, the largest sporting event on the continent, kicked off Friday for a 16-day run in Incheon, a metropolitan city west of Seoul. The event, governed by the Olympic Council of Asia, brings together some 10,000 athletes for a multisport spectacle second only in scale to the Summer Olympics. Korea has had […]
Although the German had already clinched his fourth consecutive world title at the Indian GP last weekend, he proved beyond any doubt that his thirst for victory is unquenchable. “Obviously, winning is very special,” Vettel said. “Seven races in a row — every single one is tough.” Starting from second on the grid, Vettel overtook […]
CALIFORNIAN Dean Karnazes defies the odds. Here’s a man who can run for three days and three nights without stopping or even getting a blister. His body just keeps on running. And we’re not just talking about a casual bit of road running either. Karnazes has participated in some of the toughest marathons on the […]