The Academy Where Butlers Are Born
Learning to serve as a certified butler is both a skill and an art, and the world’s most elite butlers come from one place: The International Butler Academy in Simpelveld, Netherlands. Here, students spend 10 weeks in intensive training, living and working in a 135-room mansion where they learn everything from how to drive an armored car to napkin folding. Ready your coattails, we're going to butler school.
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Stretcher spins out of control during air rescue
A routine helicopter rescue turned into a nightmare when the basket carrying an injured woman began spinning wildly in the air. Authorities say a 74-year-old woman had to be rescued by helicopter after getting injured during a hike on a Phoenix mountain. Fire officials say the woman was put in a stretcher-like device that is lifted up from the ground to the helicopter. The video shows the stretcher with the woman spinning rapidly as it nears the helicopter. She was transported to a trauma centre for evaluation and was said to be in a stable condition
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Try the World’s Most Expensive Potatoes
How much would you realistically pay for a pound of potatoes? A few dollars? Well, you won’t believe how much these expensive spuds once fetched at auction. These artisanal vegetables are grown in sandy soil fertilized by seaweed on an island off the Atlantic coast of France. They’re so delicate they must be harvested by hand, and they’re only available 10 days a year. These are the Bonnottes de Noirmoutier, and they are one of a kind.
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