The Heroes of Trans Australia Airlines Flight 408

The Trans Australia Airlines hijacking was Australia's first plane hijacking. It took place on the evening of 19. July 1960. The aircraft, a Lockheed Electra...

Vogelsang – Where the Soviets Kept the Missiles to Nuke the...

Hidden away in the Brandenburg forest north of Berlin is an abandoned complex with a sinister history, rooted in the soviet past, in fact...

L’Aérotrain – The Concept Hovertrain that Never Was

Designed by engineer Jean Bertin and developed in France from 1965 to 1977, this decidedly retrofuture (from today’s perspective) hovertrain was supposed to bring...

Rome Alone – 11 year old boy boards a plane to...

When a young child tries to run away from home, the furthest they normally manage to get is to a friend’s house. Not this...

Jesús García – The Man That Jumped onto a Burning Train...

In 1907 he saved the entire mining town of Nacozari, Sonora when he jumped onto a burning train that was loaded with dynamite and...

Young Man Travels 5,000 Miles to Meet Total Stranger after Facebook...

Most of us ignore Facebook friend suggestions. They often appear through some tenuous link via a FB friend that you haven't seen or heard...

Real Life Memento – The Man with the 5 Minute Memory

Chen Hongzhi, from Hsinchu county, in north-western Taiwan is the real life version of Guy Peirce's character in Memento. Meet the real life memento...

The Honecker Nuclear Bunker in Berlin

Thankfully, the ever present threat of WW3 with the prospect of the obliteration of mankind via the atomic bomb are behind us now. However,...

Lunatics Play Russian Roulette with 12,000-Volt Tasers

The average Russian male, does seem to have a lot of testosterone running through his veins. Putin continues to be idolized, despite a failing...
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Elusive “Turtle Island” Rising from the Waters of the Muodaoxi River

Every year around the months of spring, thousands of Chinese tourists flock to the The Gorges Reservoir to see an elusive "turtle island" rising...