People are always arguing over which mountain is the best, hardest, most beautiful etc. Many peaks can be considered amongst the world’s most difficult and dangerous. These are mountains that are considered to be the most dangerous in the world.
It is the 10th highest mountains in the world, 8.091 meters, and a has been climbed by more than 130 people, but 53 have died trying. This rate of summit fatality (41%) is the highest of any of the eight-thousands.
Nanga Parbat, Pakistan
The 9th highest mountain in…
The Queen Elizabeth II has opened the greatest sports spectacle on earth for the second time in her reign.
Ceremony started with the ringing of a giant bell by cycling hero Wiggins, who last weekend became the first Briton to win the Tour de France. Departing from the tradition to choose a gold medal winner to light the flame, the London organizers handed the honor to seven youngsters nominated by British Olympic heroes of the past. The opening ceremony represented the vision of the country through the ages.
Baumgartner is an extreme sportsman and a parachutist from Austria, who has completed all kinds of dangerous and newsworthy stunts over his 43 years.
The test jump took place on Wednesday over Roswell, New Mexico. Skydiver leaped from a capsule attached to a helium balloon from more than 29 kilometers above the Earth to reach a top speed of 862 km/h before deploying his parachute, being in a free fall for an estimated three minutes and 48 seconds. Wearing a pressurized space suit, Baumgartner landed in a desert area of the U.S. state of…
The Economist Intelligence Unit published the latest annual ranking of the most liveable cities in the world. 30 factors such as stability, health care, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure influenced on the ranking score. The top ten cities occupy almost the same positions as last year.
As it has done for the past two years, Vancouver scored 98 out of a maximum 100. While forestry remains its largest industry, Vancouver is well known as an urban centre surrounded by nature, making tourism its second-largest industry. It is one of the warmest Canadian cities and has one of the…
Gardens by the Bay is now official open to public. This amazing and beautiful area is located on reclaimed land in Singapore’s new downtown at Marina Bay.
Three main garden areas join together to form the larger Gardens by the Bay area. They include Bay South, Bay East, and Bay Central. The whole plan has an intelligent environmental infrastructure, allowing endangered plants, which could not normally grow in Singapore to flourish.
Since 1997 every July in Austria takes place one of the world’s most colorful festivals.
Bodypaint City is located in the town Pörtschach, the most impressive location in the state surrounded by turquoise water.
Over 200 artists from 40 countries were showing off their creations in the hope of taking home a prestigious World Award.
Artists from more than 40 nations compete for the World Champion titles in categories brush/sponge, airbrush, special effects, UV effects,…
The Rolling Stones marks 50 years on stage launching a photographic exhibition on Thursday.
First time Mick Jagger, Keith Richards Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts performed under the band name playing The Marquee Club in London on July 12, 1962. They took a name from a song by bluesman Muddy Waters, they were billed as “The Rollin’ Stones” —the ‘g’ came later. The group launch a retrospective photographic exhibition at London’s Somerset House marking 50th anniversary. The Stones have sold more than 200 million records.
According to the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS), Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba, the Chelsea forward, was named top scorer of the 21st century. The organisation regularly compiles lists of the best players in each position and explain that the ranking of the 21st Century will roll forward by one year and the player in first place will be the leading World Goalgetter of the 21st Century.
The top 10 of scorers and their points total is as follows:
1. Didier Drogba, Ivory Coast, 100 goals
2. Miroslav Klose, Germany, 90 goals
His win puts him back on top of the world.
Roger Federer defeated No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic in the semifinals and then Andy Murray in the finals to win his seventh career Wimbledon title. Two months short of his 31st birthday, Federer is back on top of the world again, with 17 grand slam titles to his name.
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