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…
A small plane crashed into a car at Northwest Regional Airport in Roanoke, Texas, on Saturday. The crash was caught on video, which shows a single-engine Cessna hitting the roof of a black SUV while attempting to land. Miraculously no one was killed, but the SUV driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
A waste water truck was hit by a train in Wellington, Utah, on Friday. Two men were in the 10-wheel semi truck during the crash, but there were no reported injuries. The collision was caught on camera by James Wood, a construction worker on his lunch break, who was recording the train because his 4-year-old son loves Thomas the Tank Engine.
Artist Ray Villafane and his team carved these amazing zombie pumpkins at the New York Botanical Garden as part of the Haunted Pumpkin Garden exhibit for Halloween. One of the pumpkins they used weighed more than 1800 pounds!
Two Denver Zoo staff members saved the life of an unresponsive newborn Malayan tapir calf by freeing him from the mother’s amniotic sac and by performing mouth to snout resuscitation. The extraordinary scene was captured on the zoo’s camera:
Chinese kung fu master Zheng Zhenyong can balance upside down with his skull resting on a platform with nails.
‘I train by headbutting concrete pillars and friends hit me with weights, but I don’t feel it any more,’ Zheng said to local media.
Gabriel Muniz, an 11-year-old Brazilian boy born without feet, has earned an invitation from FC Barcelona after impressing at the club’s summer camp in Rio de Janeiro.
A very close encounter with a humpback whale at Port San Luis, Avila Beach, California. You can tell by the screaming.
A humpback whale was caught on camera breaching off the coast of Tofino in BC, Canada, jumping no more than 10 feet away from a fishing boat.
A moose whose antlers were tangled up in chains of a backyard swing set at Causey Estates outside of Huntsville, Utah, was set loose by Sgt. Lane Findlay, a Weber County Sheriff’s Deputy.