26 Oct 2021
In the aftermath of the Sudanese military seizing control in Khartoum, amateur footage has been emerging, some of it claiming to show violent scenes and shots fired at protesters. We have been able to verify some images showing protests in Khartoum. Also, with internet access severely curtailed as the coup happened, how is it that footage can still emerge from Sudan via social media?
25 Sep 2021
Four SpaceX tourists land in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida after spending three days in space, successfully concluding the first orbital mission in history with no professional astronauts on board.
8 Aug 2021
In a Shanghai basement gym, amateur weightlifters strain under two loads: the steel bars and plates that they lift, and a stigma rooted in the Chinese belief that the sport leaves its practitioners stunted and fat.
17 Jun 2019
Taiwan achieves a new Guinness World Record for “the most people making sand sculptures simultaneously” when amateur artists carved 287 bottlenose dolphins in a span of 90 minutes at the Taiwanese north eastern beach town of Fulong.
21 Feb 2019
Professional and amateur runners have visited Egypt to participate in a marathon at an unusual venue: around the Pyramids of Giza.