Archive for the ‘Weird’ Category

Stuck Cat Rescued from under a Ferry in Sweden (Video)

Stuck Cat Rescued from under a Ferry in Sweden (Video)

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:

Craziest Fireworks Festival (Video)

Craziest Fireworks Festival (Video)

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.

Pitch Invading Dogs Interrupt Soccer Matches in Argentina and Brazil (Video)

Pitch Invading Dogs Interrupt Soccer Matches in Argentina and Brazil (Video)

A dog interrupts the Rosario Central vs River Plate soccer match in Argentina and takes a dump in the middle of the field:

Hawaii’s Surfing Pig (Video)

Hawaii’s Surfing Pig (Video)

Meet Kamapua’a (or Kama), a surfing pig making waves in Hawaii…

Olympic Cat Curling (Video)

Olympic Cat Curling (Video)

YouTube description: ‘The 2006 USA Cat Curling team square off.’

Deer Stuck in Snow Rescued in Austria (Video)

Deer Stuck in Snow Rescued in Austria (Video)

A group of skiers working hard to rescue a deer that fell into a snow sinkhole in Untertilliach, Austria. Twice!

Elephant Attacks Safari Tourists in Jeep at Sri Lankan National Park (Video)

Elephant Attacks Safari Tourists in Jeep at Sri Lankan National Park (Video)

Gemunu the Elephant is already notorious for ambushing tourists in their cars as they drive through the Yala National Park, Sri Lanka. He gets very aggressive while searching the interior of the vehicles for any food its passengers might be hiding. This group had a very close and scary encounter with the elephant:

Soccer Player Celebrates Goal by Headbutting Glass Dugout (Video)

Soccer Player Celebrates Goal by Headbutting Glass Dugout (Video)

A soccer player headbutts a glass dugout to celebrate his goal during an Italian amateur match between Pontilcelli and Riolo Terme. The bizarre celebration earns him an instant red card.

U.S. Luger Kate Hansen’s Dance Warm up at the Sochi Olympics (Video)

U.S. Luger Kate Hansen’s Dance Warm up at the Sochi Olympics (Video)

U.S. luger Kate Hansen warms up for competition by dancing to some Beyonce at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. NBC luge commentator Duncan Kennedy doesn’t seem to like Hansen’s little dance routine, but everybody else loves it!

Smart Crow Solves 8-Stage Puzzle (Video)

Smart Crow Solves 8-Stage Puzzle (Video)

Dr. Alex Taylor has set up an 8-step puzzle to try and confuse ’007′, one of the smartest crows he’s been studying in captivity. The bird solved the complex puzzle pretty quickly, even though he never saw the objects arranged together before. Watch the amazing experiment in this clip from the BBC’s ‘Inside the Animal Mind’: