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German swimmers plunge into icy waters to become 'Ice King of Chiemsee'

To be crowned About 30 swimmers braved the cold waters of the Chiemsee in Germany on the weekend run "King of Ice" of the famous lake, near Munich - Prien, Germany (Reuters).

In the snow with air temperatures around freezing and water temperatures around 4 degrees Celsius, men and women were in various disciplines such as chest and free at a rate of 50 m from the town of Prien.

The lake is known for its beautiful scenery and a palace on one of its known islands. It was never started by Ludwig II of Bavaria ended, the palace of King Versailles was conceived but only stayed a few nights in the castle before his premature death in 1886

Competitors Mirko Rover told Reuters he liked the challenge.

"Swimming on ice one of these things is you ask yourself: Why is this good health, strength," said Rover.

"And a bit of willpower requires that it is very important to be overcome" weaker "and be able to say what he has done, which is the best," he added.

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The top deepest holes that mankind ever Dug

1.Kola Superdeep Borehole, Russia

Do not care about the 9 inch diameter. Instead, focus on the Kola Superdeep Borehole unrivaled 7.5 miles deep. Started in 1970 by Russian scientists on the Kola peninsula in Russia, it has become the deepest hole in the world - deeper than even the deepest part of the ocean - after about 20 years of excavation and experimentation. The temperature of 356 Fahrenheit at that depth, however, made it impossible for the tools to continue. The site has been abandoned since 2008, and the hole is closed so nothing can enter Or out.

2.The Bingham Canyon Mine, Utah

Over 100 years, the world's largest copper mine includes a broad pit 2.5 miles southwest of Oquirrh Mountains of Salt Lake City, Utah. Like the largest man-made excavation, mine came up almost three-quarters of a mile down and covers 1,900 acres. First started in 1906, the mine is still open, but this does not prevent it from being a national landmark with a visitor center for people who come and gaw…

A little boy was killed and a young girl were attacked by three ferocious dog when they were going to school

A young boy died, and a girl was seriously injured by three dogs in Atlanta Tuesday morning, according to police.

Logan Braatz, 6, died in the attack of what appeared to be pitbulls while Syari Sanders, was 5-year-old taken to hospital, according to CBS46.

According to reports, children were came to the attack, when they had bus stop on foot to school.

Shamonta Clayton, who lives in the neighborhood, 11Alive said he was awakened by the sound of shouts.

"I knew to be serious, because it's time for the kids to go to school," Clayton told the station.

He said he then escaped dog.

"The mother screamed, the boy could not get up, so he took his body and took him to the ambulance," Clayton said.

A third child suffered minor injuries in the attack, police said.

Dog owner Cameron Tucker was arrested and charged with two counts of reckless conduct.

Animal control officers later took the dogs into custody.