FRANKFURT, May 25 – An Austrian man tip-toed along a line strung 185 meters (607 feet) off the ground in Frankfurt on Saturday, attempting to set a new world record for “highlining” despite his fear of heights.
TOKYO (Reuters) – A delay in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife moving into their official residence, the site of past assassinations, has revived talk of ghosts in the corridors, prompting the government to deny any knowledge of hauntings.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hungry? How about tempura-battered fried Tarantula for an appetizer? They’re frozen then defrosted before bug chef David George Gordon cuts off the abdomen, singes off hairs with a lighter and dunks the remaining spider body into batter.