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Russian Linesman Banned after Attacking a Player (Video)

Russian Linesman Banned after Attacking a Player (Video)

Russian linesman Musa Kadyrov was banned for life after punching and kicking a player during a match between Amkar Perm and Terek Grozny on Sunday. Kadyrov launched his vicious attack on 18-year-old Amkar left-back Ilya Krichmar after the referee blew the final whistle. Kadyrov said Krichmar had insulted him but the player denied the allegation.

Giraffe Attacks Tourists in SUV (Video)

Giraffe Attacks Tourists in SUV (Video)

An SUV full of safari tourists was attacked by a 13ft, two-and-a-half ton giraffe during a trip to South Africa. The giraffe chased and kicked the Toyota Land Cruiser for two miles until it reached the fence.

Man Survives 7-Story-Fall Trying to Escape from Wife’s House Arrest (Photo)

Man Survives 7-Story-Fall Trying to Escape from Wife’s House Arrest (Photo)

An Estonian man survived a seven-story fall trying to escape through his apartment’s window after wife locked him in. The 35-year-old attempted to descend from the 8th floor using a rope he made out of bed sheets. Eyewitness Yekaterina Horoshko captured the failed escape on camera.

Meteor Crash in Russia Causes Explosions, Stirs Panic (Video)

Meteor Crash in Russia Causes Explosions, Stirs Panic (Video)

A meteor crashed over Russia’s Chelyabinsk region on Friday, causing explosions that injured hundreds of people and frightened countless more. The crash impact damaged several buildings and shattered thousands of windows.

Here are the best videos of the Russian meteor crash that appeared thus far:

Wild Boar Makes Love to a Volvo in Taiwan (Video)

Wild Boar Makes Love to a Volvo in Taiwan (Video)

A wild boar wandered into a parking lot in Taipei City, Taiwan, this past Sunday and began thrusting on a blue Volvo 940 sedan that was parked there. His love making session lasted for almost two hours before it was…

Meanwhile in Budapest, Hungary (Video)

Meanwhile in Budapest, Hungary (Video)

Six cars were involved in a collision on an icy, slippery hill in Budapest, Hungary, this past Sunday. But no worries, a snowplow truck came to their rescue. And, oh boy, did that help!

Humpback Whale Hits Canoe in Maui (Video)

Humpback Whale Hits Canoe in Maui (Video)

An Arizona couple filmed the moment a breaching whale hit their canoe during a recent trip to Hawaii. Laurent Lebihan, his girlfriend, and a couple of friends paddled off the coast of Maui when a humpback whale came out of nowhere and bumped into their canoe. The canoers say the whale did not appear to be injured as it swam away.

Toddler Miraculously Survives Horrible Crash in Russia (Video)

Toddler Miraculously Survives Horrible Crash in Russia (Video)

A one-year-old baby girl was thrown from a car into the path of an oncoming truck during a crash near the city of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. The accident happened after the Mitsubishi she was in swerve across both lanes of highway Moscow-Ufa and collided with a semi-truck. The toddler came inches of an oncoming Scania truck but managed to escape death. She was treated for head and jaw contusions on the scene of the crash, and was taken to the hospital in the nearby city of Lyskovo for possible head trauma.

Road Swallows Car in Brazil (Video)

Road Swallows Car in Brazil (Video)

An electrician returning home from work drove his car into a large sinkhole that suddenly opened on a road in the city of Campo Grande, Brazil, Wednesday afternoon. The entire car was swallowed in under two minutes, but the driver managed to get out in time.

Hurdle Jumping Cow from Belgium (Video)

Hurdle Jumping Cow from Belgium (Video)

Hanne Claeys, an 11-year-old Belgian girl from West Flanders, is teaching her cow Fleur how to jump over hurdles like a horse. It took Fleur under a year of training to jump over a fence and she can reportedly jump around two-and-a-half feet off the ground with Hanne riding on her back. Hanne was inspired by a German teen Regina Mayer who taught the same trick to her cow Luna.