Monday, August 22, 2011
A tightrope walker has made a bid for a new world record by scaling the support cables of a mountain cable car in Germany.
Freddy Nock climbed up to the summit of the Zugspitze - Germany's highest peak - without a balancing pole.
The mountain is 2,962 metres (9,718ft) high.
It was the first of a series of record-breaking tightrope walking feats the Swiss man is attempting over the next week.
After his successful ascent was cheered by onlookers, Mr Nock admitted he was relieved it was over.
He said: "I can not say that I will again attempt such a walk.
"I have it behind me and I do not want to do it again. Not without a balancing pole."
His website said his motto is "making the impossible possible".
Mr Nock is reportedly set to submit his ascent without a balancing pole for entry in the Guinness Book of Records.
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Saturday, August 13, 2011
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Wednesday, August 3, 2011
\Here’s 19-year-old (Seemed like a good idea to point that out.) Selena Gomez sunbathing in Orlando over the weekend and, okay, fine, looking not pregnant. And while I’m being completely honest, its time all of us stop lying to ourselves about Justin Bieber hitting this and start focusing on harvesting His power. I’m talking literally consuming His body thus becoming one with His magic because, trust me, transubstantiation ain’t cutting it. Which is surprising for a Roman Catholic concept that I’m using to take something from a young boy, but I digress. The important thing is I’ve been covering Communion wafers in maple syrup all morning, and I haven’t touched a single Italian-Mexican hybrid boob yet. Unless they feel like diabetes, in which case, they be all up in my face, making my feet not feel no more.
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Monday, August 1, 2011
Even Angelina Jolie can't do it all.
Between acting, directing, raising six kids and saving the world, she's got a lot on her plate. As she gets older, the 36-year-old knows something has to give.
What she's likely to give up first is an easy call.
"As Brad and I get older we're going to do fewer films. I've been working a long time, he's been working a long time. We've had a nice run and don't want to be doing this indefinitely, our whole lives. There are a lot of other things to do."
"You're drawn to certain roles because they question something about life, about love, about freedom. You ask these questions as you grow up: am I strong enough, am I sane enough? Do I understand love, do I understand myself?"
Jolie continues, "I'm older and I know who I am ... and I'm less interested in the character helping me answer something ... than in being able to answer it for myself, as a woman, as an adult, with my family."
For Angelina, answers that she once sought to find from her characters can now be found as she travels the world, taking her adopted children to their home countries and doing massive amounts of charity work.
Of course, Jolie has said that same exact thing a number of times previously; she first mentioned it in 2006, and then again in 2008.
Think she'll really pull herself away?
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