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Thorsten Mowes has a more intimate knowledge of the worlds most famous monuments than perhaps anyone else on the planet – because hes spent his entire career cleaning them. As a cultural cleaning expert with nearly 25 years experience, he has been commissioned to make wonders all over the world shine like new - from the London Eye to Christ the Redeemer. The places he has been to, stood on top of, or even hung halfway down include Mount Rushmore and the Space Needle in America, the London Eye, the Statue of Christ in Brazil and the Forbidden City in China. Here: A man cleans a part of Mount Rushmore. (Photo by Caters News Agency)

Thorsten Mowes has a more intimate knowledge of the worlds most famous monuments than perhaps anyone else on the planet – because hes spent his entire career cleaning them. As a cultural cleaning expert with nearly 25 years experience, he has been commissioned to make wonders all over the world shine like new – from the London Eye to Christ the Redeemer. The places he has been to, stood on top of, or even hung halfway down include Mount Rushmore and the Space Needle in America, the London Eye, the Statue of Christ in Brazil and the Forbidden City in China. Here: A man cleans a part of Mount Rushmore. (Photo by Caters News Agency)
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29 Jul 2016 12:24:00
A Black and Tan Coonhound named Harbor has the longest ears of any living dog, with measurements of 12.25 (31,12 cm) inches for the left ear and 13.5 (34,29 cm) inches for the right

A Black and Tan Coonhound named Harbor has the longest ears of any living dog, with measurements of 12.25 (31,12 cm) inches for the left ear and 13.5 (34,29 cm) inches for the right. (Photo by Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records via AP)
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14 Apr 2012 11:24:00
World's Biggest Albino Family

A white-skinned Indian couple are set to enter the record books along with their offspring, after becoming the world's biggest albino family. The ten members of the Pullan family, headed by Rosetauri, 50, and his wife Mani, 45, all have the extremely pale skin and near-white hair of albinos.But despite years of prejudice and suffering the poor vision which is a side effect of the condition, the Pullans and their eight other family members are set to land a Guinness World Record.
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27 Sep 2013 10:30:00
Fireworks explode over a floating Christmas tree in Lagoa Lake in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo by Victor R. Caivano/Associated Press)

Fireworks explode over a floating Christmas tree in Lagoa Lake in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo by Victor R. Caivano/Associated Press)
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13 Dec 2013 09:00:00
Travis Gerrits of Canada competes during qualifying for the Mens Aerials at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Aerial Competition at Deer Valley on January 10, 2014 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Travis Gerrits of Canada competes during qualifying for the Mens Aerials at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Aerial Competition at Deer Valley on January 10, 2014 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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04 Feb 2014 09:17:00
Billy Zane and Jasmina Hdagha attend the world premiere of Titanic 3D at The Royal Albert Hall

Billy Zane and Jasmina Hdagha attend the world premiere of Titanic 3D at The Royal Albert Hall on March 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
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28 Mar 2012 10:51:00
The Oldest Captive Orangutan in the World

Sebastien Laurent, manager of the Zoo, gives a slice of cake to Major, the holdest captive Orang-Outang in the world, as part of its 50th birthday ceremony, on July 17, 2012, at the La Boissiere-du-Doree Zoo near Nantes, western France. (Photo by Alain Jocard/AFP Photo)
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18 Jul 2012 06:54:00
The Keret House is squeezed into the space between two apartment buildings in Warsaw. There's a four-inch gap between the apartment buildings to either side. A perforated steel facade was used to allow in more light. (Photo by Andrea Meichsner/The New York Times)

Measuring just five feet at its widest point, the ultra-thin home was unveiled in the Polish capital of Warsaw on Sunday, October 21, 2012. Photo: The Keret House is squeezed into the space between two apartment buildings in Warsaw. There's a four-inch gap between the apartment buildings to either side. A perforated steel facade was used to allow in more light. (Photo by Andrea Meichsner/The New York Times)
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25 Oct 2012 10:25:00