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Bear attempts to break into store, runs right into a glass door

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Police chopper warns paddleboarders they’re surrounded by 15 sharks

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New footage shot near Capistrano Beach from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department adds to the evidence that Southern California has a really bad shark problem this year. 

“You are paddleboarding next to approximately 15 great white sharks,” Deputy Brian Stockbridge announced  from the helicopter to the beachgoers below.

Thankfully, the sharks were relatively small and were not acting aggressively, so the area beaches were not closed but put under shark advisory instead, the Orange County Register reports

“We haven’t had any reports of anyone being bumped or charged, just observations of them either swimming or breaching,” OC Lifeguards Chief Jason Young told the Register. Read more…

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Guy scares the crap out of a bear using a dancing clown doll

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To many people in the world, bears are majestic and mysterious beasts — the king of the forest. To others, bears are a trash-eating nuisance. 

Considering bears are capable of ripping off your face, getting them to stop eating your trash once they’ve discovered the deliciousness of your leftover spaghetti isn’t so simple. Bear-proof trash cans can help, but they’re smart creatures, and they love to eat trash.

YouTuber Jordan Ogle discovered a brand new way to protect his garbage from his local hungry bear, proving that even wildlife thinks that clowns are creepy. 

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Lightning strike leaves a surprise for an unsuspecting motorist

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Thanks to the rise of cheap and reliable dashcams, the internet is filled with random occurrences people have witnessed behind the wheel.

While we’ve seen plenty of meteor strikes, instant justice delivered to bad drivers, and even plane crashes, this clip of a bolt of lighting hitting a bird and whacking it right out of the sky is one for the weird record books.  Read more…

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The spaghetti-stuffed meatball is here to make you feel bloated

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When it comes to creating weird food, the power couple behind HellthyJunkFood are the unofficial YouTuber champions. From oversized concoctions to DIY versions of fast food, JP and Julia know how to keep things funky.

But this time, they’ve gone too far.

There’s not much room for creativity when it comes to the classic spaghetti and meatballs, so JP and Julia decided to put some spaghetti inside a meatball. Yes, inside the meatball.

We reluctantly approve of this creation, but agree that a smaller version would be a bit more practical.  Read more…

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Badass mother whale fights off orcas attacking her calf

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This poor dude fell during his prom entrance and the internet can’t stop laughing

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A couple attempting to make a grand entrance for their family before prom landed themselves a viral video instead.

While prom is stressful enough, the moments leading up to prom can be even worse. Before you step foot into a limo or the venue, most teens attending prom have an obligatory photoshoot with family and friends, which leaves plenty of room for awkward moments. 

Jordyn McManus and her boyfriend Austin Cooper tried to make a big entrance for their families on Saturday when Cooper accidentally stole the show. The two were walking down a staircase at McManus’ house when Cooper slipped, sending him flying down a few stairs.  Read more…

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Intense video shows oblivious truck driver drag a car with someone in it

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An intense video captured on a California freeway shows a large tractor trailer truck dragging a car, seemingly unaware the two vehicles had gotten into an accident.

Witness Brian Steimke was driving up the Cajon Pass when he pulled up on the truck dragging a maroon Nissan Maxima. 

“They’re dragging the car,” Steimke can be heard saying in the clip, amazed by what he’s seeing. “They don’t know what’s going on here.”

When Steimke pulls alongside the vehicles, the driver in the car being dragged unrolls the window and is waving at the truck driver to stop.  Read more…

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Tough goose spotting walking around New York with an arrow through its neck

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Residents in Amherst, New York have been on a wild goose chase for more than a month looking for a Canada goose walking around with an arrow through its neck

Yes, you read that correctly. There’s an actual arrow stuck in a goose’s neck. And the goose is still alive and kicking and balancing her long neck pretty well between the two sides of the killing contraption.

According to the local ABC affiliate, animal groups are still unable to catch the goose, and Amherst authorities don’t know how she wound up sustaining such an injury. However, this badass goose seems to be a-okay. She’s been flying, pecking at grass, and flapping her wings like a normal, un-speared bird.  Read more…

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Little girl getting dragged by a merry-go-round is too relatable

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Everyone’s had one of those days. 

Days where it’s hard to care about anything and you’re just barely holding on as life and the world around you just seems to keep going on without you. Days where you can barely muster the strength to get out of bed.

This video proves that kids are not immune to experiencing one of those days. 

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Woman barely escapes getting struck by a train

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A pedestrian in New Zealand came just inches from being struck by a train because she didn’t look both ways before crossing. Parents across the world are violently shaking their heads after reading that sentence. 

Officials for the Auckland Transport released footage of a distracted woman crossing the tracks at the Mount Eden station on Friday in an attempt to raise awareness for rail safety.  

In the clip, several people can be seen crossing the tracks as the warning lights flash in the corner. Eventually, a woman in a purple sweatshirt starts to stroll across the tracks. She can be seen looking to her right before she crossed, but not to her left.  Read more…

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Guy gets nailed in the throat with a pigeon while riding a roller coaster

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The opening of the Ferrari Land theme park at PortAventura Park in Spain started with a truly unfortunate and equally hilarious event when a rider on one of the park’s roller coasters collided with a bird. 

The park, which officially opened to the public on Friday, features the highest and fastest roller coast in Europe, which launches riders to 111 mph in just five seconds. Well, during that speedy acceleration, a rider in the front of the coaster gets nailed right in the throat by a pigeon. 

The guy seemed equally horrified and confused by the whole thing, and just as the pigeon came into his life, it was gone, brushed aside like an eyelash in the wind. Read more…

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Mattress flies off a truck, causes accident and also saves the day

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When you’re hauling a bunch of stuff, always make sure your load is secure, even if it’s a squishy mattress. 

Motorcyclist Aaron Wood was riding his bike through the Clem 7 tunnel in Brisbane, Australia last week when a mattress flew off the back of a truck directly into his lane. Unable to avoid the mattress, Wood hit it with his bike, but fortunately, it was a mattress. 

The squishy landing pad became lodged in his front tire, causing the bike to slow down rapidly. Fortunately, he was not rear ended, and was able to walk away from the wreck without serious injury. 

“I was just very lucky to come out unscathed — apart from some cuts to my hands,” Wood told the Queensland Times. Read more…

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This teen literally jumped out of a plane to ask a girl to prom

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With promposal season in full swing, the teens are outdoing themselves left and right. But while most kids are staying Earth-bound for their over-the-top proposals, this teen literally jumped out of a plane for his potential prom date.

Set to Ellie Goulding’s “Falling For You,” the clip shows Ty Myers hopping out of a plane with a sign in hand that reads, “I’m Falling 4 u, PROM?” 

How Myers plans to top himself for all future proposals remains unclear. 

Perhaps he should take a page from Felix Baumgartner:

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Intense video shows python swallowing a hyena whole

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Mother Nature is brutal. 

A tourist in Kenya found themselves in a gory situation recently when they stumbled across a 13-foot-long rock python devouring a 150-pound hyena. 

It’s pretty brutal.

According to National Geographic, Dutch web designer Jos Bakker discovered the snake while at the Masai Mara National Reserve, and his tour guide informed local scientists at Fisi Camp, a field site for zoologist Kay Holekamp of the Michigan State University. 

Scientists were initially skeptical a python could take on something as big and smart as a hyena, but here were are.  Read more…

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Instant karma comes for driver skipping line of cars on the freeway

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Anyone who frequently drives on the highway knows how annoying it can be when a driver tries to jump the line at a busy junction, but there’s usually not much drivers can do about it. 

In this clip, cars start to pileup in the righthand lane as the driver with the dash cam speeds past. There are plenty of opportunities for the driver to safely merge into traffic, but he pulls the jerk move instead.

At the last second, the driver fills a gap between a large truck and a car, cutting the dozens of other vehicles that queued when they were supposed to and waited their turn. But just two cars ahead was a Connecticut State Trooper that spotted the whole thing. The trooper quickly jumps out of her vehicle and flags the driver over. Read more…

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This 3-second dog video is all you need to totally turn your day around

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It’s not often that we come across something so perfectly entertaining that we suggest—no, insist—that you watch it over and over and over again.

But the time has come for this demand. We promise that this 3-second video of a dog will flip your whole day around.

About 200 of the video’s 300-thousand plus total views have come from us alone. We can’t stop watching, and it truly gets funnier with every view.

Think you’ve seen enough? You haven’t. Watch again. Repeat.

Have a wonderful day. Read more…

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Watch this massive block of icicles come crashing down

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Icicles may look pretty neat, but you might not want to get too close. 

The Mount Baker Ski Area in Washington had a pretty significant amount of snowfall this winter, so they had to do a little bit of icicle maintenance because their roof heaters couldn’t keep up.

Watch as Mother Nature’s glorious creation comes crashing down.  Read more…

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Those kids from the viral ’80s TV show are back to do their intro as adults

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Did you identify as Catrina? Or did you feel like more of a Joe?

At the end of 2016, the intro of a ’80s TV show from the UK took the internet by storm. People became obsessed with the over-enthusiastic kids introducing themselves, the perky dance and the catchy tune. Parodies were made, memes were created. It was a great time.

Well, the Emu’s Pink Windmill (that’s the actual name of the show) kids are back as the adults they have matured into, and they know exactly what everyone wants: a reunited version of that intro. They do not disappoint. Read more…

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