Checking in with our Asylum bureaus from around the world.

In preparation for its kick-off on Friday, Asylum UK has your World Cup cheat sheet.

Asylum France spotlights a seriously steep Brazilian water slide, dubbed "The Insano."

is at Heroes Con 2010, and offers a photo parade of costumed fans and creators.

Who ya gonna call? StreetLevel's nifty "Ghostbusters" proton pack backpack is the latest must-have geek accessory.

Asylum NYC has the scoop on a singles softball league. Don't worry -- there will be beer.

Asylum Japan brings us the tale of "Chessie," the Chesapeake Bay monster.