Viral game attempt leaves girl on her head, covered in trash
A girl in Argentina was playing the “hot lava” game with her brother when she tried to jump on top of a garbage can, not realizing that it was designed to move and was unable to hold her weight. The “hot lava” game involves pretending that the floor is hot lava and having to find items to climb onto for “safety.”
Dad cycles 1,400 miles to hear his daughter’s heartbeat one last time
Bill Conner cycled 1,400 miles to hear his daughter’s heartbeat inside the chest of her heart transplant recipient, Loumonth Jack Jr., and to raise awareness for Donate Life Louisiana. “Abbey is alive inside of him,” the grief-stricken father said. To register as a donor, visit registerme.org, and to learn more about this issue, download The Gifted Life podcast.
Toddlers destroy house with paint in 10 minutes
A mom in London learned the hard way not to take her eyes off her young children for too long. Charlotte Wilson stepped outside for a few minutes to fill a small pool, and when she returned, she discovered her house covered in blue paint and tiny blue handprints all over the wall.
This gorilla is now the animal kingdom’s most famous dancer
Zola, a gorilla at the Dallas Zoo, is becoming a viral star for his dancing skills. The happy animal was caught pulling off the impressive moves on camera after climbing into a paddle pool and splashing around.
A plague of crickets has terrorized these towns
Like something out of a horror film, crickets have descended upon villages in northern Peru, closing schools and keeping locals up all night with the insects’ deafening chirps. The swarms are a side effect of the weather phenomenon known as El Niño.
Biker’s road rage causes massive highway accident
A motorist in California caught a road rage incident on camera that resulted in one flipped car and another smashed. It was allegedly started by a sedan cutting off a biker, who sped up to the car and kicked it, causing its driver to lose control.
Raise a glass of milk to this breastfeeding senator
Australian Senator Larissa Waters made headlines when she breastfed her child while introducing a motion on black lung disease. Last month, her daughter, Alia, made history as the first baby to be breastfed in Parliament.
Water tornado looms off the Florida coast at bone-snapping speeds
A tornadic waterspout appeared over the Santa Rosa Sound in Pensacola, Florida, amid Tropical Storm Cindy. The rare weather pattern was caught on camera by Virginia resident Clint Whitley from the 16th floor of his resort.
This is the most redneck gender reveal in history
A pregnant couple in Oklahoma decided to hold a unique gender reveal party. They tied a pink ribbon around a catfish and had their friends try to catch it with their bare hands in order to find out the gender of the baby.
One bite from this tick could turn you into a vegetarian
While getting bitten by a tick is never a good thing, a bite from a lone star tick comes with a unique set of consequences. Victims can end up developing a life-threatening allergy to a sugar molecule found in red meat, and this species of tick seems to be spreading across the country.