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Sky's not the limit: World's first 'Jetman' flies over Dubai desert (VIDEO)
A former fighter pilot and Guinness record holder – known as 'Jetman' – has performed a new stunt, taking over the skies of the United Arab Emirates. High-flying Swiss national Yves Rossy teamed up with Dubai, flying above the wealth of its land.

11.12.2014 15:13

#AlmostEatenAlive: US naturalist offers himself to 6-meter anaconda, sparks debate (VIDEO)
After working a decade to save the Amazon rainforests, Paul Rosalie decided that he could attract attention to the issue by filming a stunt – to be eaten alive by a 6 meter anaconda. While not actually being eaten,he certainly got the media hype.

08.12.2014 20:17

​‘No pork or alcohol’: Top London hotel being run under Sharia law?
London’s Bermondsey Square Hotel has suddenly banned the sale of alcohol, and reportedly pork, “in accordance with Sharia law” under the orders of its new Middle-Eastern owner.

15.11.2014 15:07

#OnTheRoofs: Russian daredevils climb world’s tallest skyscrapers, bridges (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Climbing the tallest bridges and skyscrapers are tasks not for the faint of heart. But Russian daredevils addicted to extreme urban climbing have done just that, scaling most surfaces without safety equipment. The brave souls also hacked a billboard.

19.10.2014 13:46

Stinking rich: Kazakhstan to offer tourists luxury caviar baths
Long known as a premium hors d'oeuvre, Caviar has been enjoyed by the rich and famous for generations. For lovers of the delicacy, an upmarket spa in Kazakhstan plans to offer discerning tourists an even more delectable experience: caviar spas.

23.10.2014 11:07

Winter surfing, Russian style: Daredevils conquer Russia’s Pacific coast (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Freezing winter temperatures, snow-covered shores, and icy-cold waters have not stopped three surfers from conquering the waves of Russia’s Pacific coast. The documentary 'Surf in Siberia' proves that anything is possible with the right amount of passion.

18.10.2014 18:47

Bolshoi Theater light show in 4K: Experience amazing optical illusion projections in Ultra HD (VIDEO)
From an ancient Egypt goddess to a Chinese dragon, underwater temple and boat in an ocean, the Bolshoi Theater has a life of its own as the dazzling Circle of Light festival comes to Moscow.

12.10.2014 10:47

Russia won’t publish its European 'stop list'
EU officials who are blacklisted from entering Russia have an 'aggressive position' towards the country and press for further sanctions, Russia's Foreign Ministry representative said on Thursday. Moscow added it has no plans to make the list public.

02.10.2014 15:22

17yr global Starbucks odyssey veteran ‘wouldn’t go there for the coffee’ (PHOTOS)
In an attempt for find a perfect cup of coffee or justify traveling the world, a man made it his life’s mission to travel to every Starbucks, snapping photos of each one.

02.10.2014 03:35

Terrifying, inspirational: RT documents disabled orphans’ Kilimanjaro climb
​Three former orphans with severe disabilities attempt to make the grueling ascent to Africa’s highest peak to help Russian orphanages, in a new RT documentary.

28.09.2014 11:22

'Post-apocalyptic': Experience abandoned Soviet-era Arctic military base
An abandoned Kotelny Island was Russia's Northern Fleet destination after traveling some 2,500 miles through treacherous Arctic waters. The military are now firmly established at the base in one of the world’s most hostile natural environments.

23.09.2014 14:59

'Worldly life is frightening:' Famous Siberian hermit prefers taiga to civilization
69-year-old Agafia Lykova was born in the wilderness of Russia’s Siberia and has never left the forest, where she has preserved her ancestors' faith and lifestyle. RT visited the country's most famous hermit in her taiga 'lodge.'

22.09.2014 16:10