Trans-Siberian Railway: a view from Moscow to Vladivostok – a photo essay

On a 9,288km journey inspired by the centennial anniversary of the railway’s completion in 1916, photographer Annie Ling captures life onboard the Trans-Siberian Railway, and beyond the carriage window

‘I’m not afraid – it seems safe!’: China opens longest glass-bottomed bridge

The structure, which is 6m wide and 430m long, spans the canyon between two mountain cliffs in central Hunan province

The world’s longest pizza

The world’s longest pizza was made in Naples and is 1.8km long. It took 250 pizza makers six hours and 11 minutes. They used 2,000kg of flour, 1,600kg of tomato sauce, 2,000kg of mozzarella cheese, 200 litres of oil and 30kg of basil. The pizza made it into the Guinness World Records, and was donatedContinue reading “The world’s longest pizza”

Colin Furze – as seen on BBC World

Colin Furze is a plumber by day – but in his spare time he heads to his shed and invents things such as the world’s fastest pram and the world’s fastest toilet. I saw Colin on BBC World today (January 31st) and was most impressed. See for yourself on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/colinfurze