A British biomechanist believes he can help ease the strain on the shins of walkers and soldiers trekking for many miles while wearing heavy loads on their backs with a new type of footwear. Can a spring change the way we walk? Jim Drury looks at the product's first steps.
Firefighters battle wildfire in Yosemite National Park
Hundreds of homes were threatened as wildfire ravaged through America’s famed Yosemite National Park. The effects of a severe drought in California have been felt as nearly 2,000 firefighters battled the flames that threatened homes, vineyards and precious vegetation. Evgeny Tchebotarev, 29 from Toronto, Canada, took this footage from the edge of Yosemite National Park at El Portal as the California Fire department fought the flames with staff on the ground and helicopters in the air.
Videographer / Director: Evgeny Tchebotarev, Producer: Rebecca Lewis, Editor: Joshua Douglas.
At least 30 Palestinians have been killed in some of the heaviest bombardments from air, sea and land since the Israeli offensive began. The attacks came in response to Hamas rocket fire. Jillian Kitchener reports.
Rihanna’s band performs an impromptu concert mid-flight on the way from London to New York and lifts the spirits of the plane full of reporters, who had largely turned against the pop star in the past week. Her final performance then went down at Webster Hall in NYC, which Jay-Z even showed up to watch.