Ballerina Amélie Ségarra performs Javier Pérez's En Puntas, wearing a customized set of pointe shoes that extend beyond the toe box with a pair of sharp kitchen knives. The fact that Ségarra maintains her balance and even leaves her mark as she purposely scrapes the sharp-edged blades across the piano is both exhilarating and frightening to watch. The intense performance is made all the more gripping as the elegant dancer tiptoes closer to the edge, making it difficult to avert one's eyes.
The ladder by Gothenburg designer Charlie Styrbjörn features curving linked rungs. "I wanted to create a unique ladder for interior use with a high decorative value but still functioning as a good ladder should," said Styrbjörn.
BBC filmed a train journey from London to Brighton, squeezed into just four minutes. It shows the same exact train ride filmed in 1953, 1983 and 2013, to see how much has changed - and how much is still the same. Here's all three journeys side by side.
Seth Porges of Mashable examines Action Park, possibly the most dangerous New Jersey amusement park. The park opened in 1978 and thrilled visitors with its risky rides and lax rules. By 1996, a recession paired with mounting legal costs from personal injury lawsuits forced the park’s closure.
A new Assassin’s Creed 4 gameplay walkthrough narrated by game director Ashraf Ismail, experience the strategy, weapons and rewards of conquering and capturing forts in Assassin's Creed 4. Assassin’s Creed 4 will be launching on November 1st 2013 in Europe and October 29th 2013 in North America and will be available for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U and PC as well as next generation consoles PS4 and Xbox One.