Australian motocross star Robbie Madison jumped London's Tower Bridge in the early hours of this morning. Madison, holder of longest ever motorbike jump (350.7ft - 106.9m), performed the stunt as a pre-cursor for the Red Bull X-Fighters event which will attract around 17,000 visitors when it takes place in London’s Battersea Power Station on the 22nd August 2009. [via]
The Big Picture has posted some photos from this year's cheese-rolling contest at Coopers Hill. The race involves a bunch of idiots bouncing down a very steep hill. The prize? 8lbs of Double Gloucester cheese.
"Filmed over the period of a few months in and around Edinburgh by Dave Sowerby, this video of Inspired Bicycles team rider Danny MacAskill features probably the best collection of street/street trials riding ever seen."
A woman has appeared in court for carving her name into her lover's arm as he slept at her home after a drunken fling.
Dominique Fisher, 22, of Roebuck Close in Blackburn, used a craft knife to write her name on Wayne Robinson's arm.
Mr Robinson told Preston Crown Court he had taken sleeping pills, had been drinking and was not awake during the incident on 14 June 2008.
Ms Fisher was found guilty of one charge of unlawful wounding on Monday and is to be sentenced on 27 February.
She had also slashed Mr Robinson's arm and shoulder and carved a star in his back during the attack.
Meet the first and only licensed pilot in the United States with no arms. Jessica Cox used to have a fear of flying but to overcome it she went and got a pilots license and can now take off and land using her feet. [via]