Archive for the ‘Weird’ Category

Scottish Soccer Player Hits a Flying Seagull with a Ball (Video)

Scottish Soccer Player Hits a Flying Seagull with a Ball (Video)

Hibernian defender Callum Booth accidentally hit a seagull flying above the pitch during Tuesday’s pre-season friendly with Dunfermline. Unlike some soccer players, the seagull didn’t dive and start rolling around on the ground. Instead, the bird regained composure and flew out of the stadium.

5’9″ Tennis Player Stands on Chair to Hug 6’11″ Opponent (Video)

5’9″ Tennis Player Stands on Chair to Hug 6’11″ Opponent (Video)

A 5’9″ “short” Israeli tennis player, Dudi Sela, needed a chair to give his opponent (and a friend), 6’11″ tall Croatian Ivo Karlović, a post-match hug at the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota, on Thursday.

Sky News Reporter Adam Boulton Swallows a Fly on Air (Video)

Sky News Reporter Adam Boulton Swallows a Fly on Air (Video)

Sky News political editor Adam Boulton ended up swallowing a fly while reporting from Downing Street on British Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle. He took it like a pro:

Plane Almost Lands on a Whale in Alaska (Video)

Plane Almost Lands on a Whale in Alaska (Video)

A seaplane almost hit a whale while landing on water in Angoon, Alaska, on July 10. Luckily, the pilot managed to pull the plane up just in time to avoid a collision with the surfacing whale. Thomas Hamm caught the close call on camera.

Parody: Germany’s Road to the 2014 World Cup Final (Video)

Parody: Germany’s Road to the 2014 World Cup Final (Video)

Remember the ‘Haynes Baked Beans’ astronaut ad? Here’s the 2014 World Cup version which illustrates Germany’s road to the final against Argentina:

World’s Largest Underground Trampoline (Video)

World’s Largest Underground Trampoline (Video)

The world’s largest underground trampoline has been unveiled in a cave in North Wales. It’s expected to be a popular attraction, but it’s definitely not for the faint hearted. Watch the BBC News report:

The Real Reason Why Brazil Lost to Germany 7-1 (Video)

The Real Reason Why Brazil Lost to Germany 7-1 (Video)

Did you ask yourself how is it possible that Brazil lost the 2014 World Cup semi-final to Germany with such a high score? This footage explains everything:

GoPro: Texas Man Films Wife Giving Birth outside Hospital after Crazy Ride (Video)

GoPro: Texas Man Films Wife Giving Birth outside Hospital after Crazy Ride (Video)

Troy and Kristin Dickerson were racing from Rosenberg to Texas Children’s Hospital, in Houston, for the birth of their third child. But, they didn’t quite make it there in time. Their baby boy, Truett, was born outside the hospital’s valet entrance. Dad managed to film the crazy ride to the hospital and the birth with a GoPro camera strapped to his head:

Argentina’s Coach Has a Funny Reaction to Higuain’s Miss vs Belgium (Video)

Argentina’s Coach Has a Funny Reaction to Higuain’s Miss vs Belgium (Video)

Argentina’s Alejandro Sabella forgets about gravity for a moment during Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final match against Belgium.

The Most Absurd Basketball Play Ever (Video)

The Most Absurd Basketball Play Ever (Video)

During Saturday’s basketball match between Mexico and Slovakia, at the 2014 FIBA Under-17 World Championship for Women, a Slovakian player managed to score against her own team after a Mexican player missed a free throw. Right after that, the Mexican side started their attack…in the wrong direction! What’s even worse – the refs allowed them to put the ball back into play. Unreal!