A rescue helicopter fell apart shortly after landing in Brazil’s northern state of Para on Wednesday, injuring four people. Amateur footage of the accident taken by the Para Fire Department shows how the helicopter crumbled into pieces while violently vibrating. The investigation is underway, but the officials believe the aircraft disintegrated due to ground resonance.
A cow caused havoc in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, Friday morning. The frightened bovine led a small army of police officers on a merry chase around the city center, stopping for a pair of glasses in the middle of it.
Baby the French bulldog has adopted six orphaned wild boar piglets she found in a forest near Berlin, Germany.
A 2-hour standoff between armed San Diego Police and an empty car on the freeway ended with no injuries. Several freeway lanes were closed, backing up rush-hour traffic along Interstate 8 for several miles. Cops surrounded the 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix, but could not see if anyone was inside because the car had heavily tinted [...]
Pascal Prokop, a 38-year-old Swiss man, has built a wood-burning stove in his car. His 1990 Volvo 240 station wagon is street legal because Pascal managed to get an operating permit by the Swiss technical inspection authority. See it action in this video from the Swiss TV:
A purple squirrel was found by a couple in Pennsylvania. Jersey Shore residents Percy and Connie Emert found the purple squirrel in a humane animal trap they had set in their backyard to catch the pesky critters. Percy would later release the squirrels far from the house so they wouldn’t return to the property and [...]
Kyle Dyer, Denver’s 9News anchor, was bitten in the face by a dog during a live broadcast, Wednesday morning. Dyer was conducting an interview about the rescue of Max, an 85-pound Argentine Dogo that fell into freezing cold Smith Reservoir in Lakewood, Colorado, on Tuesday afternoon, while chasing a coyote. Warning: disturbing video! Dyer was [...]
Meet the Sangli sisters, three Indian siblings suffering from hypertricosis universalis or the Werewolf Syndrome. Savita, 23, Monisha, 18, and 16-year-old Savitri are covered from head to foot in thick hair because of this rare genetic mutation. In fact, the Werewolf Syndrome is one of the rarest conditions in the world, affecting just one in [...]
Pilot JR Hott of Panhandle Helicopters captured this strange looking cloud formations in Panama City Beach, Florida. The spectacular ‘condo fog’ forms along the waterfront when moist, warm air blows in off the Gulf of Mexico. As the condo buildings force the air to climb, the slight cooling from the change in altitude is just enough to bring the air to its saturation point, creating a personal fog bank.
World-famous daredevil clown Bello Nock hung on a trapeze suspended from a helicopter that was hovering 500 feet above Sarasota, Florida, last Thursday. The international circus star performed the death-defying trapeze act without the safety devices to promote the upcoming Circus Sarasota show that he will be starring in.