First Marvel comic sets auction record of $1.3 million

Entertainment News Nov 22, 2019

First Marvel comic sets auction record of $1.3 million

The first comic book produced by Marvel, the famed U.S. publisher behind Spider-Man, X-Men and The Avengers, went under the hammer Thursday, fetching a record $1.26 million, Heritage Auctions said. "This is a historic copy of a historic comic book," Ed Jaster, auction house senior ...

Mexicans set world record for biggest folk dance

World / Offbeat Aug 25, 2019

Mexicans set world record for biggest folk dance

Nearly 900 people twirled and stamped their feet to mariachi music in the Mexican city of Guadalajara to set a Guinness record for the world's biggest folk dance. Searing heat failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the 882 men and women, who turned up Saturday ...

Record-breaking heat wave brings Nordic countries 'tropical nights'

World Jul 28, 2019

Record-breaking heat wave brings Nordic countries 'tropical nights'

Nordic countries are experiencing searing temperatures as Europe's record-breaking heat wave moves north, with Norway on Saturday equalling its 1970 record, and many areas recording "tropical nights." Laksfors in northern Norway on Saturday recorded a temperature of 35.6 degrees Celsius (96 degrees Fahrenheit), equaling the ...