Russian Proton-M rocket crashed after a failed launch from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on Tuesday. The rocket was carrying three navigation satellites for its GLONASS satellite navigation system. There were no reported injuries.
Customs officers uncovered an unusual attempt of smuggling cigarettes in Vicşani, Romania. A total of 70,000 packs of cigarettes hidden inside logs were found on a freight train coming from Ukraine. Seems like someone went through a lot of trouble to avoid paying taxes.
Illusionist Steven Frayne, aka Dynamo, performed his latest stunt by appearing to levitate on the side of a London double-decker bus.
At least two employees of the Russian postal service were filmed throwing parcels off a train at the main terminal in Novsibirsk. I guess they are trying to give that Chinese air-freight guy a run for his money. Investigation is already under way.
Mother sheep protected her two lambs by chasing away a wolf in Rognes, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway.
A rare, two-faced kitten named Deucy was born in Amity, Oregon, on Tuesday. The owner, Stephanie Durkee, took the two-faced cat to a vet, who gave her a clean bill of health. Deucy has three eyes, two noses and two mouths. The kitten has been rejected by her mother, so…
Austrian BASE jumper Maria Steinmayr miraculously survived a failed jump from Gran Bali Hotel in Benidorm, Spain. Steinmayr was competing in the BASE Jump Extreme World Championship when her parachute malfunctioned, making her crash against the building several times before landing on the 10th floor. She managed to walk away with only bumps and bruises.
A family in Maple Ridge, BC, Canada, captured a bear breaking into their pickup truck. Not sure why they are laughing, this is bearly funny. Imagine a world where where all the bears know how to open the door of your car! Yikes!
A heavy construction crane collapsed and fell on a building in the city of Kirov, Russia, destroying balconies from the first to the fifth floor and smashing the cars parked outside. It’s speculated that the crane came crashing down due to high winds and security violation. No one was injured in the accident.
Bullet the Jack Russell dog became friends with ‘Jag’ the Jaguar after the wild cat was moved to the Akwaaba Lodge in South Africa. The unusual pair is playing, sleeping and even eating together 24 hours a day.