World's highest swing ride opens in Dubai theme park
Swing rides are normally a thrill for children and squeamish adults at small fairs and amusement parks. Trust a theme park in Dubai to make a terrifyingly ostentatious version that leaves riders dangling at the dizzying height of 140 metres (460 feet). Like in most swing carousels, you spin around a pole in seats suspended by chains - but things are a bit more intense in the Dubai Parks and Resorts, which has the highest ride of its kind in the world. The so-called Bollywood Skyflyer makes things even scarier and will lift you up and drop you down again at varying speeds as you look out of the...