Posts Tagged ‘odd news’

Moose Stuck in Swingset Rescued by Utah Deputy (Video)

Moose Stuck in Swingset Rescued by Utah Deputy (Video)

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.

Bus Doing Push-Ups (Video)

Bus Doing Push-Ups (Video)

Czech artist David Cerny created a double-decker bus doing push-ups in order to celebrate the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The robotic sculpture, called London Booster, comes with two huge arms, accompanied by groans and video projections in the windows

Mischo Erban Breaks Skateboard Speed Record (Video)

Mischo Erban Breaks Skateboard Speed Record (Video)

Canadian longboarder Mischo Erban broke the Guinness World Record for fastest skateboard speed from a standing position with a 129.94 km/h (80.74 mph) downhill run on a road in Les Eboulements, Quebec. Erban caught the feat on his helmet cam:

Gary Connery Skydives from 2400ft without a Parachute (Video)

Gary Connery Skydives from 2400ft without a Parachute (Video)

British stuntman Gary Connery has become the first man to jump 2400 feet without a parachute. The 42-year-old wingman skydived from a helicopter above Ridge Wood, Buckinghamshire, and landed in an area covered with 18,600 cardboard boxes.

Barracuda Jumps into Fishing Boat (Video)

Barracuda Jumps into Fishing Boat (Video)

A 40-pound barracuda torpedoed out of the water and jumped straight into a fishing boat off the coast of St. Augustin, Florida. The unusual event was caught on camera by Kevin Faver, who produces a cable show called ‘Tales from the Outdoors.‘

Alligator Attacks Fisherman in Kayak, Knocks Dog in Water (Video)

Alligator Attacks Fisherman in Kayak, Knocks Dog in Water (Video)

An alligator attacked a Florida man kayaking on Triplet Lake in Casselberry. Thomas Swiader said he was fishing when an alligator rammed his kayak and hit him in the arm, knocking his girlfriend’s dog, a small Yorkie named Buffy, into the water.

Chinese Zoo Keeper Licks Monkey Butt to Save Its Life

Chinese Zoo Keeper Licks Monkey Butt to Save Its Life

A Chinese zoo keeper licked a monkey’s butt in order to save its life after the monkey ate a peanut thrown into its cage, reports chinaSMACK. Zhang Bangsheng, 50, a monkey caretaker at Wuhan Zoo in China, used warm water to wash a small Francois’ Leaf Monkey’s buttocks and then licked it for a full hour, until…

Borat’s Parody Plays Intead of Kazakh Anthem in Kuwait (Video)

Borat’s Parody Plays Intead of Kazakh Anthem in Kuwait (Video)

Borat’s parody anthem was played instead of the official Kazakhstan national anthem during a recent sporting event in Kuwait. Last time a similar mix-up involved Ricky Martin’s ‘Livin’ la Vida Loca’, but this incident is much worse because it happened in a foreign country and they’ve used the worst possible song.

Firemen in Drag Put Out Truck Fire (Video)

Firemen in Drag Put Out Truck Fire (Video)

A truck fire broke out moments before the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the small town of Padua, Minnesota. Fortunately, the all-volunteer firefighting crew from nearby Sedan, Minn., was on hand. One of their members was set to drive the city’s new fire truck in the parade, and the others were on a float [...]

Deer Runs Into Kohl’s Dressing Room (Video)

Deer Runs Into Kohl’s Dressing Room (Video)

A deer slipped into the dressing room at Kohl’s in Ralph’s Corner Shopping Center in Hatfield Township, PA, Monday evening. According to MyFoxPhilly.com, shopper John Templeton caught the deer on camera inside the dressing room, admiring itself in the mirror.