A girl gets slapped in the head (face) by a whale’s tail while whale-watching in the waters off Baja California, Mexico.
Two mountain bikers had a scary close encounter with a grizzly bear sow that charged at them while riding the trails of Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada. If you watch the video closely you can see the bear(s) appear at 0:34, 0:40 and 2:40 mark. Feel free to skip everything between 0:50 and 2:00. I recommend viewing it in full screen and 720p:
Japanese actress Rina Takeda, a black belt in Ryukyu Shorin-ryu Karate, uses her head to break roof tiles in a new ad for Saison credit card. According to reports, it was done without any special effects. Here’s the making of video:
I hope they have good insurance. Filmed in the city of Ryazan, Russia.
Alexander Chernikov, an amateur stuntman from Barnaul, Russia, jumped off the roof of a five-story building into the snow, after being set on fire. Even though the whole thing looks absolutely insane, the 22-year-old actually spent a week to prepare himself for the stunt. For example, he’s wearing a special asbestos cloth under those pants to protect himself from the fire:
A punk rocker girl named Mel gets a shocking makeover on a British reality TV show ‘Snog Marry Avoid?‘.
Sparks fly as a tram drives on a track that hasn’t been used since 2011. in Wroclaw, Poland. The tram was redirected after a car crash blocked the street on its normal route.
A cat was rescued by a hero sailor after somehow getting stuck under HSC Gotlandia II ferry in Visby, Sweden. Johan Skärkarl put on a survival suit and jumped into the icy water, grabbed the cat and swam back with it on his stomach. The rescue operation was filmed by his colleague Stellan Stenberg:
The annual fireworks festival in Tainan City’s Yanshui District, Taiwan, is being dubbed as one of the most dangerous fireworks festivals in the world. It’s held at the end of the Chinese New Year featuring thousands of bottle rockets ignited from a ‘beehive’ to ward off evil spirits and bring good luck to those who are in the path of the rockets.
Mario Kart Double Dash game meets men’s speed-skating final at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in this awesome mashup from filmmaker Michael Shanks, aka timtimfed: