BlackBerry: the crash that launched 1,000 startups
Tech startups in BlackBerry's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario, are tapping talent from the struggling smartphone company and filling the void left in the region by its meltdown. Reuters correspondent Euan Rocha visits the region that could become Canada's Silicon Valley.
An 80-year-old woman had the scare of her life during her first skydive experience in California. After jumping from the aircraft with her instructor, her harness slipped and she was left dangling from the tandem jumper as she hurtled towards the ground. Luckily, neither suffered any injury.
Guillaume Nery became the first person in the world to free-dive 33 metres to the bottom of NEMO 33, a container filled with 2.5 million litres of non-chlorinated spring water in Brussels, Belgium. He has lungs of steel!