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Expo 2010 Shanghai Fireworks Display

Expo 2010 Shanghai Fireworks Display

For months now, the remarkable city of Shanghai has been a prominent magnet for millions of international tourists. As the swansong and gradual denouement of Expo 2010 plays out in the People’s Republic of China, we thought it only appropriate to take a nostalgic look back at how it all began – with one unbelievable … More

2010 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

2010 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe has evolved into the biggest annual arts festival on the planet. Thousands of eclectic performers descend on the Scottish capital every summer to entertain hundreds of thousands of spectators. The event truly transforms the UNESCO World Heritage city into a lively and joyous hub of activity. Check out some footage from the … More

Base Jump Off Angel Falls, Venezuela

Base Jump Off Angel Falls, Venezuela

South America is home to some of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, from the magnificent Kaieteur Falls of Guyana to Brazil and Argentina’s Iguaçu Falls. No waterfall on the planet however, compares with the cascade in Venezuela’s UNESCO World Heritage Canaima National Park. With that in mind, check out this remarkable base jump … More

Tuna Auction at Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market

Tuna Auction at Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market

No other culture reveres fish like the Japanese. For a taste of how venerable a luxury product like blue fin tuna is in Japan, check out auction footage at the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world: Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

Pakistan: Extraordinary Flood Footage

Pakistan: Extraordinary Flood Footage

The 2010 floods in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Punjab and parts of Baluchistan, Pakistan, may turn out the be the most prolific humanitarian disaster in recent memory. With global aid trickling in at a snail’s pace, it’s worth noting that the heavy monsoon floods have already affected a population greater than the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, … More

Epic Big Wave Surfer Action at Mavericks

Epic Big Wave Surfer Action at Mavericks

Marvericks, California is synonymous with big wave surf. The formidable stretch of beach in Pillar Point Harbor, some 40 km south of San Francisco, lures the best surfers in the world every winter to perhaps the most epic competition on the planet. Check out this incredible montage to see what the event is all about. … More