Archive for the ‘Strange News’ Category

Helicopter Crashes in Sea at Copacabana Beach in Brazil (Video)

Helicopter Crashes in Sea at Copacabana Beach in Brazil (Video)

A fire department helicopter crashed into the ocean off Rio de Janeiro’s famous Copacabana beach, as its crew tried to rescue a stranded swimmer. The accident happened on December 29 and was caused by an undetermined mechanical failure. All four crew members walked away from the crash with only minor injuries and the swimmer was rescued by a surfer.

Rescuers Fall into Frozen Lake in California (Video)

Rescuers Fall into Frozen Lake in California (Video)

Almost dozen people fell into frozen Jackson Lake in Wrightwood, California, trying to rescue a man who fell through thin ice during a sledding excursion. After almost ten minutes bystanders helped pull everyone to shore. They are all okay.

Plane Crashes in Moscow, Hits a Car on the Highway (Video)

Plane Crashes in Moscow, Hits a Car on the Highway (Video)

A Russian passenger plane slid off a Moscow runway and crashed on to a highway, killing four crew members. The plane caught fire and broke into pieces, with at least one of them hitting a car driving on the highway. The whole thing was caught on dash-cam:

Crocodile Jumps on Swedish Tourist in Australia (Video)

Crocodile Jumps on Swedish Tourist in Australia (Video)

A ‘flying’ crocodile jumped on a Swedish tourist in Litchfield National Park, Australia. Felix Andersson and his buddies were swimming at the Wangi Falls in the Northern Territory when they got too close to a crocodile sunbathing on a nearby rock. The leaping croc slapped Felix in the face before landing in the water

Truck Full of Cows Crashes in Russia (Video)

Truck Full of Cows Crashes in Russia (Video)

A truck full of cows crashed in the village of Starovelichkovskaya in Krasnodar Region, Russia, and the cows spilled on the road in front of shocked motorists. Luckily, both the driver and the cows survived the crash. But, omg, poor cows!

Luckiest Girls in Australia (Video)

Luckiest Girls in Australia (Video)

Two young girls have a lucky escape as a flying roof comes crashing down on them in Guildford, Australia, on Tuesday. The exact cause of the roof failing is yet to be determined.

Dad and Daughter’s Close Whale Encounter in Hervey Bay (Video)

Dad and Daughter’s Close Whale Encounter in Hervey Bay (Video)

A father and his daughter go whale watching in a canoe off the coast of Fraser Island in Queensland, Australia, and have a whale of a time. Coupled with a few moments of sheer terror and panic for the daughter.

Cat and Fox are Best Friends (Video + Photos)

Cat and Fox are Best Friends (Video + Photos)

A wild cat and a fox have been spotted in Lake Van, Turkey, sharing a fish and playing together. Ok, sometimes they fight, but they are totally best friends forever! Check out the video and more pictures below:

Highway Built around House in China (Video)

Highway Built around House in China (Video)

Homeowners Luo Baogen and his wife refused to leave their house to make way for a new road in Wenling, China, claiming that the relocation compensation offered by the government would not be enough to cover their rebuilding costs. Unlike the old days when they would simply move them out by force, the new Chinese laws make it illegal to demolish private property by force without an agreement. But that did not stop the local government from building a road around their home…

Diver and Dog Have Close Encounter with Orcas in New Zealand (Video)

Diver and Dog Have Close Encounter with Orcas in New Zealand (Video)

Two killer whales scare a free diver out of the Mathesons Bay, New Zealand, and then pursue a dog to the shore…