Tag: Tokyo

What Is The Scale Of The Longest Swim?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Benoît Lecomte undertakes The Longest Swim from Tokyo to San Francisco later this year, he is going to embark on the longest time in the water of any human in history over the 6-month period of the ordeal. Lecomte summarized his training, "[It involves] many years of preparation. It is more than just

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Thar She Blows

Photos and video courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. The Japanese Coast Guard is documenting the growth of a small, but growing, volcanic island of Nishinoshima, 1000 km south of Tokyo. Daily eruptions, now occurring 5-6 times per minute, on the volcano continues to add increasing size to the island located 1000 km south of Tokyo.

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