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Swimmer crawls under the ice of the Antarctic

Lewis Pugh dipped into the icy water to swim where no one had swam before: in a river under the Antarctic ice sheet. Pictures show him crawling through a magnificent light blue tunnel. The swimmer wore nothing but swimming trunks and a swimming cap.

“I was pretty relieved to see my team at the end. It's an environment that carries high risks, ”Pugh told the Daily Mail in the UK.


You are no longer 'weirder than a green dog': that puppy is really born

Shana Stamey is the owner of Gipsy, a white German shepherd who gave birth to a litter of tiny puppies last Friday. The delivery was as planned after the appearance of the first three animals, but the surprise jumped with the fourth. He was not white like his mother or black like any of his brothers: he was green.

The world's largest snowman is made here

The world's largest snowman is made at the valley station of the Riesneralm ski area in Styria. On February 1, it is said to be 40 meters high, surpassing the previous record (37.21 meters in the USA in 2008). Project manager Gerhard Peer is satisfied with the progress: "The substructure is already finished, it is 25 meters high and has a diameter of 32 meters."


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He proposes to solve his divorce trial with a sword duel

Divorces, especially if the parties disagree, can lead to a complex and unpleasant lawsuit. Dividing assets or monitoring who remains under the care of children is always an unpleasant situation, which, ultimately, the judge must decide with the verdict.


Minister becomes father and takes parental leave

A minister has children and announces that he will take paternity leave for two weeks. In Austria and many other western countries, this would be a report under. But in Japan, Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi caused a sensation with his announcement after the birth of his son.


Sad: Smallest agile man in the world - died

The 2010 Guinness Book of Records initially declared Thapa Magar the smallest living male teenager. He later received the title of "smallest man in the world". Only 27-year-old Junrey Balawing from the Philippines is currently even smaller - he holds the Guinness record in the category "smallest non-agile..


Turn your car into a pool and stop them for reckless driving

The Internet is that box of surprises where absolutely everything can be found. But social networks are also the place where the weirdest challenges and craziest ideas get millions of people to see from anywhere in the world. And the one spent in Australia is one of the most bizarre to remember.
It all started a few months ago when Michael Alexander Phillippou, one of Australia's most famous youtubers, had an idea: turn a car into a pool and ride it on a conventional road.

Time trial race in Wuhan to build a hospital in 10 days

On the outskirts of Wuhan, the construction of a thousand-bed hospital resembles a race against the clock, with its hundreds of workers, its wheel of excavators and ... its thermometers to detect viral pneumonia.

You have to work fast, to fight the epidemic, "says a worker of about 30 years of age, who prefers not to give his name. 


Funny: Worst cat in the world is looking for a home

An animal shelter from the US state of North Carolina wants to get rid of the "worst cat in the world". "Perdita" is now available for adoption. The animal shelter is apparently so desperate that in this case it even dispenses with the otherwise inconvenient fees for the cat.

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He finds his cat after five years disappeared and almost 2,000 km away

A cat that disappeared five years ago in Portland, Oregon, has just been found in Santa Fe, New Mexico, both in the United States. The pet, named Sasha, had traveled 1,931 kilometers, it is not yet known how, but finally he has already been able to meet his owner.


Peru: Man arrested with 20 tropical birds in a suitcase

At the airport in the Peruvian capital Lima, a man was caught during a check who wanted to smuggle 20 living tropical birds into Europe in his suitcase. The Belgian, who wanted to fly to Madrid, was arrested on Monday, the country's wildlife agency said on Wednesday (local time).


Desperate groom faked kidnapping

Desperation may have driven a man from Colombia to do this: In order not to have to marry, the 55-year-old faked his kidnapping and thus triggered a major police operation. Now he is under investigation.The family of his future bride informed the police after the 55-year-old was allegedly abducted by..

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