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​Biker survives rear-ending car by vaulting on to its roof (VIDEO)
A biker in Belarus dodged death by an inch when his speeding bike slammed right into the back of a car. The rider vaulted right over the handlebars and landed on his feet on the roof of the car he ran into, a striking dashcam video showed.

20.08.2014 08:30

Life in space? Sea plankton discovered attached to ISS outer hull
Russian scientists say they made a “unique” discovery while analyzing samples from the exterior of the International Space Station – traces of tiny sea creatures on the station’s windows and walls. It remains unclear how marine plankton ended up in space.

19.08.2014 19:40

Ice Bucket: Vin Diesel challenges...Putin
US actor Vin Diesel has publicly nominated Putin for the worldwide charity “Ice Bucket Challenge” alongside Michelle Obama and actress Angelina Jolie. If the Russian president accepts, it would see him dumping a large bucket of ice over his head.

19.08.2014 11:12

Siberian elders vote to bury 2,500yo mummy to stop quakes, floods
A council of elders in Russia’s Altay Region voted to bury the mummy of a woman who lived in the region in the 5th century BC. Altay locals believe that her excavation from her tomb back in 1993 angered her spirit and causes natural disasters.

19.08.2014 10:54

Nude games over: Arrests, public apology after naturist fest in Malaysia
Eight people have been arrested for participating in a nudist sports festival in Malaysia, with the organizer apologizing to the public of the Muslim-majority state for staging the event.

18.08.2014 19:46

Here you see him, there you don't: Ukrainian rebel commander appears on Ferguson video
A video showing a prominent field commander of the East Ukrainian militia amid rioters in Missouri’s Ferguson neighborhood sparked wild online speculation in Russia that the man, called a secret Russian agent by Kiev, is now on a mission in the US.

18.08.2014 10:19

Twerking Siberia: Russian dancers become YouTube sensation (VIDEOS)
A dance video by a group of girls from Novosibirsk, the biggest city in Siberia, has garnered 29 million views on YouTube, prompting an American choreography guru to fly over and check out the young Russian dancers’ twerking skills.

16.08.2014 12:01

12 days lost in Siberia: 4yo girl rescued with drone, choppers, dogs (VIDEO)
A missing four-year-old girl was rescued by Russian authorities after spending nearly two weeks wandering in Siberian forests and swamps. An unmanned aerial vehicle, helicopters, search dogs and dozens of people took part in the rescue operation.

10.08.2014 02:26

'Mitzvah tanks' set off to Crimea in Jewish expedition across Russia (VIDEO)
Rabbis and students of Jewish religious schools from the US, Europe, and Israel have set off on a journey across Russia in special vehicles known as “Mitzvah tanks.” As part of the trip, the expedition will visit Crimea to promote Judaism there.

08.08.2014 02:43

New origami-style robot can assemble itself, walk
“Robots in disguise” might not be a phrase reserved for the fantasy world of 'Transformers' in the near future, as scientists have developed a new kind of robot that can assemble itself out of a flat sheet of material.

08.08.2014 03:23

Insurance company pays $21k in coins to elderly man with a hernia
A small insurance company in California has a thing or two to learn about customer service. Adriana’s Insurance Service settled a lawsuit over an employee assaulting an elderly man… and delivered his compensation in buckets full of coins.

06.08.2014 20:31

Stop wasting your life on smartphones, web - Pope Francis
Spending your time chatting online and dawdling with your smartphone is futile, Pope Francis has reminded, urging thousands of young Germans to spend life on more fruitful activities.

06.08.2014 02:44

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