Snowdonia National Park in Wales is home to the world's longest and fastest zip line. It starts at the mountaintop and then plunges down 400 meters. Participants willing to try the ride can reach speeds of about 160 kilometers per hour!
The United Arab Emirates has broken records with the opening of the world's longest zip line. With it it the small Emirate Ras al-Khaimah hopes,in terms of tourism, to step out of the shadow of its big neighbor Dubai.
The cyclist known as 'The Shark' has added another title to his name, winning the longest professional one-day cycling race. The 2014 Tour de France champion timed his late attack to perfection to seal the victory.
Protesting Bolivians have waved a flag that stretched more than 200 kilometers (124 miles). The long blue ribbon is the official flag of the landlocked nation's navy.
US President Donald Trump's decision to appoint hard-line climate denier Mike Pompeo as secretary of state is a death knell for US climate leadership. Can anyone fill the vacuum?
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