Archive for the ‘Strange News’ Category

Vitali Klitschko Sprayed with Fire Extinguisher during Ukraine Protests (Video)

Vitali Klitschko Sprayed with Fire Extinguisher during Ukraine Protests (Video)

The former boxing champion Vitali Klitschko got sprayed with a fire extinguisher during a protest rally in the Ukraine. Klitschko, now a politician, was sprayed in the face when he tried to calm down protesters and stop them from attacking police in Kiev last night.

Man Wrestling a Grizzly Bear (Video)

Man Wrestling a Grizzly Bear (Video)

Barcroft visits Doug Seus, a professional bear trainer who works with grizzlies that star in Hollywood films. We’ve already seen Doug play wrestling with one of his grizzly bears, and this time he even put his head in the bear’s mouth:

Home Depot Employee Saves Falling Baby with a Great Catch (Video)

Home Depot Employee Saves Falling Baby with a Great Catch (Video)

Chris Strickland, a Home Depot employee from Anchorage, Alaska, made a great catch to save a baby that fell after rolling out of a baby carrier seat which was sitting on top of a shopping cart. Watch the security camera footage:

Elephant Overturns Car in Kruger National Park (Video)

Elephant Overturns Car in Kruger National Park (Video)

A raging bull elephant was caught on camera overturning a tourist car in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. British teacher Sarah Brooks and her fiance were on a safari trip and were driving behind the elephant when the animal turned around and charged at their car.

Failed Plane Take-Off from New Zealand Beach (Video)

Failed Plane Take-Off from New Zealand Beach (Video)

A small plane made an emergency landing on Mahurangi beach in New Zealand after the aircraft’s engine failed, only to crash again later during take-off. Pilot Dennis Horn and his co-pilot Manfred Scherbius were both uninjured.

Giant Rubber Duck Bursts in Taiwan (Video)

Giant Rubber Duck Bursts in Taiwan (Video)

A giant yellow rubber duck on display in Taiwan’s Keelung Port has burst on Tuesday due to unknown circumstances. The huge inflatable duck, a bath toy replica designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman to promote peace and harmony, went out with a bang just hours before the countdown of the New Year. I guess you could say that the locals had their celebration plans – deflated.

KUTV Reporter Brooke Graham Passes Out on Live TV (Video)

KUTV Reporter Brooke Graham Passes Out on Live TV (Video)

KUTV 2 News reporter Brooke Graham passes out during a live TV segment about cross country skiing from Mountaindale golf course near Salt Lake City, Utah. She was OK.

Dwarf Elephant Discovered in Sri Lanka (Video)

Dwarf Elephant Discovered in Sri Lanka (Video)

A dwarf elephant was recently found in Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka. This is the first time ever an instance of dwarfism was discovered in elephants.

Airport Security Officer Makes Amazing Catch to Save Baby in Poland (Video)

Airport Security Officer Makes Amazing Catch to Save Baby in Poland (Video)

Grzegorz Pączko, a Polish security guard, saved a baby boy from a head-first fall at Katowice airport, November 23. Newly released CCTV footage shows the baby’s father putting on his jacket after going through the airport’s x-ray machine when his son starts slipping off the counter. Luckily, the security guard swoops in for an amazing last-second catch.

Buffalo Throws Lion into Air to save His Friend (Video)

Buffalo Throws Lion into Air to save His Friend (Video)

A lion gets thrown into the air by a buffalo bull trying to save his friend from certain death. The extraordinary footage was filmed by Ian Matheson and his son Oliver in the Mjejane Reserve, on the border of Kruger National Park in South Africa.