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Australian Daredevil Robbie Maddison Surfs Giant Wave . . . On His Dirt Bike

By Meera Dolasia on September 1, 2015
Australian Daredevil Robbie Maddison Surfs Giant Wave . . . On His Dirt Bike

Freestyle motocross maestro Robbie Maddison is well-known for his heart-stopping stunts. In 2008, the Australian daredevil wowed the world with a leap over the 164-feet tall Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France. In 2014, he performed several back flips over stationary airplanes at the military service aircraft graveyard in Tucson, Arizona. However, neither compare to his latest stunt - "Surfing" a wave on a slightly modified KTM dirt bike.

Jet Blue's Vending Machines Will Be Welcomed At Any School

By Meera Dolasia on August 31, 2015
Jet Blue's Vending Machines Will Be Welcomed At Any School

While vending machines have a bad reputation generally, they are particularly frowned upon in schools. That's because most are filled with foods that are deemed unhealthy for both kids and adults. However, no one will have any objection to Jet Blue's vending machines. That's because they dispense free books!

Video Of The Week - Chinese Artist Lights Up The Skies With 500-Meter Fireworks Ladder

By Meera Dolasia on August 24, 2015
Video Of The Week - Chinese Artist Lights Up The Skies With 500-Meter Fireworks Ladder

In the wee hours of June 15, the audience gathered at the Huily Island Harbour in Quanzhou, China, watched in awe as a giant balloon filled with 6,200 cubic meters of helium slowly made its way up. Attached to it was a 500-meter (1,640-feet) wire ladder. This of course was no ordinary ladder, but an art installation created by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang.

The Color-Changing Dusky Dottyback Is A Master Of Disguise

By Shariqua Ahmed on August 19, 2015
The Color-Changing Dusky Dottyback Is A Master Of Disguise

Camouflage is not a new concept in the animal kingdom. From grasshoppers blending in with leaves to owls mimicking tree barks, many animals, birds, and insects, depend on their ability to hide in plain sight for survival. But if there were an Oscar for the species with the best disguise, it would surely go to the dusky dottyback. The crafty predator fish can change its color to mimic that of its prey's parents, allowing it to feast on their juveniles, without raising suspicion.

Video Of The Week - Talented Five-Year Old "Hypnotizes" Animals

By Meera Dolasia on August 17, 2015
Video Of The Week - Talented Five-Year Old "Hypnotizes" Animals

When Ying Ying walked up on the stage at a recent audition of the Amazing Chinese Show, the judges were not sure what to expect. After all, she is just five-years-old. So you can only imagine their surprise when the poised girl began showcasing her unique "hypnotizing" skills on some unsuspecting animals.

Hunger Games Exhibition Allows Fans To Experience Panem's Dystopian Society

By Kendall Costello on August 12, 2015
Hunger Games Exhibition Allows Fans To Experience Panem's Dystopian Society

Ever since the first book in The Hunger Games trilogy was published in 2008, fans have been fascinated by Panem's dystopian society. Now thanks to the recently opened The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, they will be able to experience it firsthand.

Video Of The Week - Climate Portal Allows Travelers To Experience Worldwide Weather

By Meera Dolasia on August 10, 2015
Video Of The Week - Climate Portal Allows Travelers To Experience Worldwide Weather

Can't decide between vacationing in the hot and arid deserts of Dubai or the freezing Arctic tundra? Then you may want to head to Stockholm's Arlanda Airport where an innovative climate portal allows travelers to experience worldwide weather with just a touch of a button.

Video Of The Week - Social Experiment Tests The Kindness Of Londoners

By Meera Dolasia on August 3, 2015
Video Of The Week - Social Experiment Tests The Kindness Of Londoners

How do Londoners react when they see a stranger in distress? Do they ignore the person's plight or rush to help? That is what the folks at Action Productions, a newly established ethically driven creative agency recently tested on the streets of the bustling city.

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