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Visitors Fret at
Slime in NYC
Nov 4, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
Locals Shrug, Visitors Fret at Bright-Green Slime in NYC
Freon? Plumbers' dye? 'Ghostbusters' fuel? No one seems to know
- What is it? Where did it come from? Is it dangerous? Those are the three questions Insider posed Friday after a strange, neon-green slime oozed into lower Manhattan this week, worrying tourists even as locals walked right past it without much concern. "So there's literal green sludge bubbling...
Man Saving Moose From
Halloween Decor Goes Viral
Oct 27, 2023 2:20 PM CDT
Man Saving Moose From Halloween Decor Goes Viral
After human helps it get untangled from decorations in BC, moose gives him a friendly lick
- Halloween proved especially frightening for one Canadian moose over the weekend, or at least one family's Halloween decorations did. The CBC reports that Shaydon Soucy was driving with his wife Saturday to visit a friend in the British Columbia city of Fort St. John when they spotted something odd...
Viral Video May Have Repelled
Fans of This Beer for Good
Oct 23, 2023 7:54 AM CDT
Viral Video May Have Repelled Fans of This Beer for Good
Clip online seems to show worker peeing in ingredients container at Tsingtao plant in China
- While we probably don't want to know every single ingredient that goes into our beverages, that may be especially true for drinkers of China's Tsingtao beer. The
South China Morning Post
reports that a video has gone viral showing what appears to be a worker urinating into a...
Video of Snubbed Black
Gymnast Spurs Outcry, Apology
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Sep 30, 2023 12:10 PM CDT
Video of Snubbed Black Gymnast Spurs Outcry, Apology
Ireland's sports ministry says girl at competition was 'badly let down' by being passed over
- A video showing a young Black gymnast being passed over for a medal while her white counterparts all receive one is now making the rounds, prompting an apology from Gymnastics Ireland and support from one of the biggest names in the sport. The BBC reports that the clip now circulating...
College Student Finds Quite
the Wedding Dress Bargain
Sep 22, 2023 11:11 AM CDT
College Student Finds Quite the Wedding Dress Bargain
Emmali Osterhoudt stumbled upon a $6K Galia Lahav gown for just $25 at an Alabama Goodwill
- Emmali Osterhoudt is a nursing student who doesn't see herself getting married (or even engaged) anytime soon, but when she came across a wedding dress at Goodwill during a recent thrifting expedition, she knew she had to grab it. In a TikTok video posted earlier this month, she gushed...
Joy During Gender Reveal
Turns Into 'Screams of Distress'
Sep 5, 2023 11:20 AM CDT
Joy During Gender Reveal Turns Into 'Screams of Distress'
Pilot crashes plane, dies in Mexico following reveal; creator of gender reveal parties shares her regret
- In a viral video , a plane emitting pink smoke flies low over a couple, announcing they're expecting a baby girl. But as the couple embraces in celebration, disaster strikes. The camera pans away from the couple to the plane, which angles upward, then begins twisting in the air as...
Unknown Singer's Song
Becomes Conservative Anthem
in case you missed it
Aug 19, 2023 12:00 PM CDT
Unknown Singer's Song Becomes Conservative Anthem
Oliver Anthony's 'Rich Men North of Richmond' praised on the right in particular
- Days after the release of his first professionally recorded song, a relatively unknown country artist and aspiring off-grid farmer from Farmville, Virginia, has suddenly found himself with an audience of millions. It's the kind of success artists like Oliver Anthony only dream of. In the days before the release...
Cop Hurt After
Bombing Down a Slide
Aug 2, 2023 8:56 AM CDT
Cop Hurt After Bombing Down a Slide
Video of Boston police officer has gone viral
- No one knows how or why it happened, but we at least know the what, where, and a little bit of the who. A Boston cop was recorded tumbling down a children's slide in front of City Hall, and the video has now gone viral. In the footage , someone...
Footage Shows Deputy
Throwing Woman to Ground
Jul 6, 2023 12:12 PM CDT
Footage Shows Deputy Throwing Woman to Ground
LA County Sheriff's Department is investigating whether excessive force was used in store lot
- The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating an incident last month in which a woman is seen on video being hurled to the ground by a deputy outside a local grocery store. The
Los Angeles Times
reports that the incident took place June 24, in the parking lot...
Shot-Putter Bails Out Team
at Hurdles, Goes Viral
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Jul 1, 2023 6:30 AM CDT
Shot-Putter Bails Out Team at Hurdles, Goes Viral
Belgium's Jolien Boumkwo gets the call when the team's hurdlers are both injured
- Jolien Boumkwo is an elite track and field athlete—just not in the area she's now best known for. As NPR reports, the Belgian shot-putter with 12 national championships to her name finished seventh on Friday at the European Athletics Team Championships in Poland, which normally would have signaled...
for First Time
Jun 28, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
Watch Chimp's Reaction to Seeing Sky for First Time
Vanilla in awe upon being released into the open in Florida, after 28 years of being kept in cages
- Imagine being alive for nearly three decades without ever seeing the sun. That's been the fate of Vanilla, a former research chimpanzee who's spent her entire 28 years inside cages—until recently, when she was transferred to a Florida primates sanctuary and was released into the open for...
Commute Goes Viral
Jun 16, 2023 10:26 AM CDT
College Intern's Grueling 1.2K-Mile Commute Goes Viral
Sophia Celentano actually saves money by flying from SC to gig in NJ every Wednesday
- College student Sophia Celentano gets up around 3am every Wednesday to get ready for her summer internship—not because her gig starts very early (it's a traditional 9-to-5), but because she's a "super commuter," flying 600 miles one way from her home in Charleston, South Carolina,...
Crash Survivor, 18, Saved
in White-Knuckle Rescue
Jun 14, 2023 12:07 PM CDT
Crash Survivor, 18, Saved in White-Knuckle Rescue
Helicopter crew members pull woman from rocks below Pacific Coast Highway after crash
- Late last year, California's Ventura County acquired a new state-of-the-art helicopter to be used in search and rescue operations by the county's Aviation Unit. As a heart-stopping video that emerged last week shows, that chopper is already paying off big time. The footage originally released on the division'...
Video Shows Car
Fly Through the Air
in Georgia Crash
May 31, 2023 7:15 PM CDT
Video Shows Car Fly Through the Air in Georgia Crash
It went up tow truck ramp at full speed
- It's 2023, but where are the flying cars? One was spotted in a bizarre crash in Lowndes County, Georgia, last week, Fox reports. Video captured by the body camera of a deputy who was attending to a crash site on the other side of Highway 84 shows a vehicle...
NYC Hospital 'Karen' Put on
Leave After Weird Bike Incident
May 18, 2023 3:00 AM CDT
NYC Hospital 'Karen' Put on Leave After Weird Bike Incident
White woman appears to try to push Black man off Citi Bike he says he rented
- A Bellevue Hospital employee is on leave after an odd bike incident was captured on video. The woman, wearing NYC Health + Hospitals scrubs, is shown trying to grab a Citi Bike from a Black man while crying out for help, the
New York Post
reports. The man tells her...
Gets Caught in
Dust Devil During
May 17, 2023 8:24 AM CDT
7-Year-Old Gets Caught in Dust Devil During Baseball Game
17-year-old umpire Aidan Wiles rescues Bauer Zoya in odd phenomenon in Jacksonville, Florida
- A young baseball player in Florida got quite the scare over the weekend when he was caught up in what looked like a pint-size tornado of dust in the middle of the game. WPLG reports that 7-year-old Bauer Zoya, a catcher for the Ponte Vedra Sharks, was on a field...
May 7, 2023 3:35 PM CDT
Wagner Boss: Russia Is Sending More Ammunition
Mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin had threatened to pull his forces out of Ukraine's Bakhmut
- The head of the Wagner Group says his tirade was successful. Yevgeny Prigozhin had threatened to withdraw his mercenary troops, who have been part of Russia's war against Ukraine, unless Kremlin officials send him more ammunition. On Sunday, he announced that Wagner will be able to "continue fighting"...
at Turkey Summit
May 5, 2023 10:32 AM CDT
Ukrainian, Russian Delegates Scuffle at Turkey Summit
'Paws off Ukraine!' one delegate said after attacking Russian delegate who snatched his flag
- A summit of Black Sea nations took place this week in the Turkish capital of Ankara, a few hundred miles away from Ukraine, but the distance didn't stop tensions from the Russian invasion there from bubbling over into the hallways of Turkey's parliament building. The AP reports that...
Cop Narrowly Avoids Getting
Crushed by Speeding Car
May 3, 2023 10:05 AM CDT
Cop Narrowly Avoids Getting Crushed by Speeding Car
Crash in Fairfax County, Virginia, involved teen going 'well over 120mph," officials say
- A Virginia police officer is shaken but lucky to be alive after narrowly escaping being crushed by a speeding car in Fairfax County. WUSA9 reports on the accident on the southbound Fairfax County Parkway, where the officer had made a traffic stop just after noon on Monday. A dashcam video...
This Uplifting TikTok
Ditty Has Struck a Chord
Apr 24, 2023 11:16 AM CDT
This Uplifting TikTok Ditty Has Struck a Chord
'If I Were a Fish' has resonated online with its message of acceptance
- They didn't set out to create a viral online sensation, but a Nashville couple has nevertheless done so with a song equal parts catchy and uplifting. The song is "If I Were a Fish," and the singers are Corinne Savage (whose stage name is Corook) and her...
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