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A Taiwanese gold smuggling ring was uncovered by South Korean customs authorities who found the gold in a very interesting place…
Shadow has been paragliding with his owner for the last 9 years.
This rare photo of Earth was taken from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft that is currently orbiting Saturn. Earth appears as a small blue dot as it is taken from the outer solar system and is only visible when the camera is pointed towards the sun. This particular photo occurred during a total eclipse where the sun was blanked out by Saturn but provided enough light to keep Earth in view.
The Yushan village in China is situated 1312 ft above the ground and is only reachable by a zip line running between two cliff faces. A steel cage is suspended from these thick cables and is used to carry people and supplies into and out of the village.
The 60 acre Challis Island is actually in the middle of the English countryside of Cambridgeshire and was built from scratch on a lake situated on a private estate. The owner loves pirates so much that he has themed the island to ensure that it looks and feels like pirate living and it even has its own fully-working pub called the Black Dubloon. The project was put together by Master Wishmakers who specialise in making the dreams of wealthy people come true.
Paradise: Challis Island was built on a private estate in Cambridgeshire and includes a private beach, stream and lagoon.