Even rock stars have their tourist moments – and Robert Plant couldn’t resist stopping to take a photo of the cardboard cutouts in the window of Wellington record store Slow Boat Records this afternoon. The English musician and former Led Zeppelin frontman stopped in at the Cuba St record store ahead of his show tonight with his band the Sensational Space Shifters.
A Curious little koala swims to check out a canoe and climbs on in. A koala surprises a group of people in Australia by swimming across a river towards their canoe and climbing in it.
With Singapore’s birth rate plummeting faster than its employment numbers, the city-state’s government is trying to find new ways to get its citizens in the sack. But despite a state-sponsored speed-dating program, surveys show that Singaporeans still have less sex than almost anyone else in the world.
At the end of a boat race one crew always sits up straight, breathing hard but smiling. That is the winning crew
The young Eritrean woman was exhausted, famished and dehydrated after spending four days in March lost in the Mediterranean Sea. She had been on a fishing boat with nearly 300 African migrants, crammed so tightly that she couldn’t move
I want to see the world,” I told a boatman in Dubai Creek, and pulled out my map. He waved me on board his little wooden boat with no hesitation
An eco-friendly French boat is hoping to successfully cross the perilous Arctic sea passage that links the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific. “Le Mangier” is attempting to navigate the icy, unpredictable Northern Sea Route, a 6,000 mile passage that skims the northern coast of Siberia. It is a trip that only a handful of leisure boats in history have successfully completed
The designers behind a "thinking" yacht are hoping to break a world record by sending it across the Atlantic Ocean without any human assistance. The four-meter boat, “Avalon”, was designed and built by an eight-strong team of third-year engineering students at Swiss science university ETH Zurich. The students are planning to take the boat to a robotic sailing regatta in July, before launching it into the Microtransat Transatlantic challenge in early September
Clinging to an overturned boat for two days, Nick Schuyler kept going back to one thought: he didn’t want his mother to attend his funeral, Schuyler’s doctor told reporters Wednesday. “He was in the water for about 46-47 hours,” said Dr.
The Coast Guard ended its search Tuesday for two professional football players and a third man lost at sea, leaving the families to cope with unknown fates of the men and to organize a private search. “There’s a lot of things we have to come to grips with — we’ve all agreed unanimously we won’t give up hope,” said Bruce Cooper, father of Oakland Raiders linebacker Marquis Cooper. Cooper, NFL free agent Corey Smith and former college football player William Bleakley are missing, with authorities believing a fishing boat carrying them and a fourth man overturned Saturday in the Gulf of Mexico