Magician and stuntman David Blaine decided to surprise the world with his next trick in the show "Electrified" , which takes place in Manhattan. From Friday evening to Monday evening he would stand on a platform under a voltage of 1 million volts. However, Blaine, "cheat" - experts say the physics, as long as it does not remove its metal "armor" and the iron helmet, he'll be fine and no damage from the electricity it receives.
Last weekend in the Spanish town of Tarragona once again to build a festival called Kastelli or "human castles." The tradition of "building" goes back to the religious practices of the XVIII century, which over time have lost their religion and turn into a contest between the clubs fans Kastel (kastelerov).
On Wednesday in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), participants in the meeting in support of the idea of nationalizing the country's largest Kyrgyz-Canadian gold mining company "Kumtor" attempted to seize the building of the national parliament and the presidential administration.
Where not only have to climb photographers chasing the valuable overs ... These photos were taken in Seville (Spain) during a protest against the police officers and firefighters cutting their wages.
Brazil's government deployed the army and even marine units to patrol the favelas of Rio de Janeiro on Sunday before the upcoming municipal elections. The task of the army is to ensure, in the slums of the "democratic process" - an opportunity for candidates to campaign freely, and to make all the elections went smoothly and without incident.
Organization "Fund of Mona Lisa" has presented the painting "Mona Lisa Ayzeluortskaya" and states that it was painted by Leonardo da Vinci, and is the work of the same level as the original "Mona Lisa," and not a copy of one of the disciples of the great artist.
Villa Ferraro dominant location on top of a hill on the island of Capri in Italy. Architect Fabrizia Frezza has provided the finest details. The spacious terrace you can enjoy beautiful panoramic views, and a simple and elegant design is conducive to relaxation.
As a result of heavy rains in the north of the UK River Ouse burst its banks and caused flooding in York. Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes and spent the night in hotels and boarding houses are not affected by the flooding.
24-hour strike in Greece resulted in 50000 protest against the austerity measures that are going to implement the Greek government. A rally, in turn, ended violent clashes with police in which a crowd has used stones and "Molotov cocktails" and the guards - tear gas. It is reported that the result was delayed about 50 people. Information on the injuries to this hour no.
Just two weeks balloonist Austrian Felix Baumgartner will attempt to accelerate to supersonic speed during a jump from a height of 37 kilometers. The jump, which will be made of a special capsule, raised on a huge balloon filled with helium, will be held on October 8 in the U.S..