Jul 11, 2015

Picture of the Day: Standing on Top of the World

Picture of the Day: Standing on Top of the World

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is spending an entire year aboard the ISS, took this amazing photo from the station’s “cupola”.

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Mar 18, 2015

Eagle Takes Flight from the Top of the World’s Tallest Building

Eagle Takes Flight from the Top of the World’s Tallest Building

An eagle named Darshan set a world record for the ‘highest-ever recorded bird flight from a man-made structure’ when it took flight from the top of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the world’s tallest building. Darshan descended 2,700 ft of vertical distance, landing safely on the arm of its trainer. The eagle was outfitted…

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Apr 23, 2014

These Guys Just BASE Jumped from the Very Top of the World’s Tallest Building

These Guys Just BASE Jumped from the Very Top of the World’s Tallest Building

At 829.8 meters (2,722 ft), the Burj Khalifa is the tallest man-made structure in the world. Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen broke a new World Record by BASE jumping from above the pinnacle by way of a custom-built platform constructed at the very top of the structure. The jump, sponsored by Skydive Dubai, was…

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Apr 25, 2012

Picture of the Day: Sitting on Top of the World

Picture of the Day: Sitting on Top of the World

SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD Photograph by NASA In this jaw-dropping photo we see our beautiful planet Earth and the space shuttle Atlantis (STS-71) as seen from the Russian Federation Mir Station. Exact coordinates as follows: Latitude (LAT): 44.6 · Longitude (LON): 37.0 · Altitude (ALT): 210 Nautical Miles · Sun…

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Dec 16, 2010

Picture of the Day: Sitting on Top of the World | Dec. 16, 2010

Picture of the Day: Sitting on Top of the World | Dec. 16, 2010

SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD Photograph by Barry C. Bishop Photographer’s description: Not many people have had the opportunity to look down on the peaks of the Himalaya, but this 1963 picture from photographer Barry Bishop gave proof that Americans had finally reached the summit of Mount Everest. Bishop’s teammates became the first Americans…

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Jul 15, 2019

Team Red Bull Sets New World Record With Blistering 1.91 Second Pit Stop

Team Red Bull Sets New World Record With Blistering 1.91 Second Pit Stop

They broke a 3-year-old record by 0.01 seconds

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Jan 1, 2018

2 Non-Stop Minutes of New Year’s Celebrations Around the World

2 Non-Stop Minutes of New Year’s Celebrations Around the World

From Sydney to London and everywhere in between, happy 2018 from across the globe!

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