According to this BBC article, a drunk 78-year-old Swedish man attempted to row all of the way from Helsingor in Denmark to Helsingborg in Sweden. I’ve taken the ferry between those two cities, and it’s a hefty ride even by motorized vehicle — about 3 miles, BBC says. Apparently he didn’t have the crowns for … Read moreHero of the Week: Anonymous 78-year-old Swede
This week, a 48-year-old former Swiss fighter pilot successfully flew around above the Alps in a jet pack. The BBC had this awesome photo of him captured in the act. No reports of successfully launched laser beams from anyone’s eyeballs this week, so Yves gets my laurels.