Archive for the ‘Strange News’ Category

Skywalk: Glass Path on the Side of a Cliff in China (Photo + Video)

Skywalk: Glass Path on the Side of a Cliff in China (Photo + Video)

A glass path was built on the side of a cliff on Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie, China. The ‘Skywalk’ is about 4700 feet (1,430m) above sea level and 200 feet (60 metres) long. The 3ft-wide, 2.5in thick glass walkway is so breathtakingly scary, the company that built it has been unable to find anyone to [...]

Candy Thief Tackled By Cop (Video)

Candy Thief Tackled By Cop (Video)

A teenager suspected of stealing hundreds of dollars of candy from area grocery stores in Phoenix, AZ, used rooftops to evade cops — and got tackled. Hard!

Surfer Almost Swallowed by Whale in California (Video)

Surfer Almost Swallowed by Whale in California (Video)

A surfer was almost swallowed by a humpback whale near the coast of Santa Cruz, California. Footage taken by Barbara Roettger shows two whales jumping out of the water with their mouth wide open, very close to a woman floating on a surfboard and a pair of kayakers.

Amazing Plane Crash-Landing in Poland (Video)

Amazing Plane Crash-Landing in Poland (Video)

Captain Tadeusz Wrona, pilot of a passenger plane flying from US to Poland, managed an amazing emergency crash landing in Warsaw after its landing gear failed to deploy. None of the 230 people on board were injured.

Heidi Klum Halloween Costume: Skinless Body (Video)

Heidi Klum Halloween Costume: Skinless Body (Video)

Heidi Klum takes Halloween dead seriously. Her costume for this year: skinless autopsy body. Creepy! ‘Making of’ photos via Heidi Klum’s Twitter:

Florida Trooper Arrests Fellow Officer For Speeding (Video)

Florida Trooper Arrests Fellow Officer For Speeding (Video)

Florida trooper D.J. Watts arrested a Miami Police officer Fausto López after he lead the Florida Highway Patrol on a chase in his squad car at speeds that reached 120 mph on Florida’s Turnpike in Broward County.

Eagle Crashes into Paraglider in India (Video)

Eagle Crashes into Paraglider in India (Video)

A Russian man was paragliding above Indian Himalayas in Bir, when an eagle flew into his Axis Mercury 2008 paraglider and got tangled up in the wing’s risers(strings). They both went crashing down, but the pilot used the reserve parachute and everything ended well. Even the eagle survives.

Swedish Elks Busted in Backyard Threesome (Photo)

Swedish Elks Busted in Backyard Threesome (Photo)

A man in western Sweden was shocked by an elk threesome in his backyard on Wednesday morning. “I had just gone out on the balcony to get some fresh air,” Peter Lundgren, a 43-year-old marketing manager from Lindome, south of Gothenburg, told The Local. “They were eating apples and then suddenly they assumed the position.” [...]

The Doggie Doo to Become Top-Selling Christmas Toy? (Video)

The Doggie Doo to Become Top-Selling Christmas Toy? (Video)

How about scooping up some dog faeces for fun? Though I’d rather play hide and seek with myself, British industry experts claim that The Doggie Doo game will be one of the best selling gifts this Christmas.

Syrian Strongman Adnan Ismail al-Awad Pulls ’100 Tonne’ Train (Video)

Syrian Strongman Adnan Ismail al-Awad Pulls ’100 Tonne’ Train (Video)

Adnan Ismail al-Awad, a Syrian strongman, pulled a train packed with passengers, that he claims weighs over 100 tonnes thanks to an incline, using nothing but muscle power. The extraordinary feat was witnessed by a large number of people at Kadam train station in the capital of Syria, Damascus. “Its length is 20 meters and [...]