Outside News + Features

DJ duo give hotelgoers a lift in “Krewellavator”

Glitzy showbiz spectacle and Las Vegas are synonymous. The city that never sleeps is home to live shows without equal, top-class dining and or gambling...

Grill steaks… over lava

The project supports a wide variety of scientific experiments involving faculty and volcanologists...

Kyalami refurb will cost R100 million

“The restorations will be focused on enhancing the attractiveness of the track, as well as improving both the driver and spectator value with a key...

Baskets added to Thule rooftop line-up

An alternative for those who need their gear to be easily accessible...

Volvo Ocean Race’s wild night in the Southern Ocean

Four of the six Volvo Ocean Race boats suffered big hits as the Southern Ocean gave the fleet its roughest ride of the race in...

One-design Volvo Ocean 65 yacht levels the playing field

This year, the Volvo Ocean Race has thrown up a new challenge. For the first time, teams will be pitted against each other in one-design...

I’ll try anything: learning to fly a powered paraglider

PM’s daredevil-at-large Jeff Wise learns to fly a powered paraglider under the auspices of veteran paragliding pilot Paul Czarnecki...

Inside the Icarus Cup, aviation’s quirkiest battle

Pilots of pedal-powered airplanes defy physics to compete in aviation’s most obscure contest. Welcome to the Icarus Cup; no engines allowed...

Tree in the house – as nature intended?

Combining nature with architecture results in some fascinating ideas, such as the resident fir tree implemented into the design of one couple's home...

PM steps aboard a flying rubber duck

Is it a boat? A plane? Nope – just your average flying inflatable boat. PM steps aboard a flying rubber duck, dubbed the FlyingDuck, and...

Shark photographer Andy Casagrande combines steel nerves and clever rigs

Underwater cameraman Andy Casagrande builds his own rigs and films fearlessly to capture unique footage of sharks like no one else...

How it works: Hydroptère hydrofoil racing boat

Hydroptère hydrofoil sailboat's bold quest: setting a new record in the Los Angeles-to-Honolulu passage...

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