Starting this weekend, thrill-seekers can begin taking the Skyslide, a 1,000-foot high slide perched outside of the tallest skyscraper west of the Mississippi. The ride is at the U.S. Bank Tower building in downtown Los Angeles.
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The day in photos from around the world.
Talk about having your camera ready at the right moment. Photographer Scott Olson witnessed lightning hitting the Sears Tower – er, the Willis Tower – on Wednesday night. Severe storms passed through the Midwest on Wednesday, bringing heavy rains and high winds, and are now forecasted to hit central Maryland on Thursday.