Firefighters responded to a large fire at a building in central Brisbane, Queensland, shortly before midnight on July 19, police said . Authorities closed several nearby streets as crews battled the fire on Tate Street, in Albion. Local media reported that dozens of residents had been evacuated from
A bottlenose dolphin that survived being severely sunburned in 2016 was spotted by scientists on July 12 in Tralee Bay in County Kerry, Ireland. Spirtle, the name given to the Scottish female dolphin, was stranded out of water on mudflats for 24 hours in the Moray Firth in May 2016, RTE reported . Scientists
A brazen bear’s attempt to eat from a bird feeder was thwarted by a courageous woman in Bethel, Maine, on July 17. Zach Louison recorded the video. He told Storyful the woman is his mother-in-law, and she was at her father’s house at the time. Louison added, “The young bears are hungry this time of year
Cycling star Ruby Isaac smashed the #BottleCapChallenge from her bike saddle in Kettering, deftly knocking the cap off with a frisbee. After completing the challenge, she maneuvered her bike from her stationer roller trainer, and cycled towards the camera to give a jubilant thumbs-up. Isaac is just 11
Police officers in California embraced a certain stereotype associated with their profession as they trained for a donut-eating contest, scheduled for July 20. Footage from the Vacaville Police Department shows a number of officers attempting to gobble up donuts (without using their hands) at record
The Israel Antiquities Authority ( IAA ) said on Tuesday, July 16, that a 9,000-year-old neolithic settlement had been uncovered just outside Jerusalem. Excavations were carried out at the site after it was discovered during the construction of a new highway. The excavations “exposed large buildings,
This kitten had fallen in the shaft of a building from an opening in the terrace. When a few residents heard voices in the shaft, they called in help to rescue the cat. They first installed a monitor sensor and a camera along with some cat food to make sure there was a cat trapped there. When they saw
Whale watchers were treated to a spectacle off the Gold Coast on July 17, as one whale slapped its tail on the water and the other breached dramatically. David Jaeger, of Tweed Gold Coast Dive Charters , captured this video of the whales and posted it to Facebook with the caption: “People always ask
A massive fire tore through an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan, on July 18, killing more than 20 people and injuring around 40 more, the Japan Times reported . Local media said that emergency services were called to Kyoto Animation on Thursday morning. Police were quoted as saying a man had broken in
The World Health Organization on July 17 declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a public health emergency of international concern . It also said that delays in funding had hampered its ability to respond. At a high-level meeting in Geneva on July 15 to discuss the crisis
An angry motorist captured footage of a bus driver crossing over a median in Bangkok on July 10 and sent it to police, assuming that the man was attempting to beat gridlock. However, when cops tracked the bus driver down he supplied an excuse that we can all relate to.
Elijah Martinez was ready to send his friends a video of himself shadowboxing, until he got a little bit carried away and shattered the light fixture above him with a stray fist. The video shows Martinez facing the camera as he boxes for a few seconds before swinging his arm above his head, shattering
Chaos ensues at Heathrow Airport after baggage claim system breaks down, with passengers standing in huge queues and reportedly missing flights. The video filmed on Thursday morning (18 July) in Terminal 5 of the London airport has passengers waiting for hours to drop their bags off, with knock-on effects
A select few hot dog aficionados will be able to book the iconic Wienermobile through Airbnb next week. Unfortunately, those lucky enough to score reservations will only be able to sleep in the giant frankfurter, not drive it.
US President Donald Trump continued his criticism of four female Democratic politicians know as “the Squad” at a rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday, July 17. The crowd at the rally began chanting “send her back” when Trump spoke of Ilhan Omar’s “contempt” for “the hard-working American
A man believed to be responsible for a string of garage robberies in Indiana has been busted, after police say he dropped his wallet during his most recent heist.
At least 13 people are presumed dead while dozens were injured in a suspected arson attack on an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan earlier today (July 18).The suspected arson attack started following an explosion which was heard around the studio at around 10.30AM local time.Footage shows smoke rising
A barbecue restaurant in northern China's Cangzhou exploded due to a gas leak, injuring two.The dramatic CCTV clip, shot at 8:00 am today (July 18), shows a huge ball of fire suddenly bursting out of the barbecue restaurant with debris flying everywhere.A man just got out of his car parked on the
Footage shows smoke rising from the Kyoto Animation studio in Japan this morning where a fire killed at least 13 people and injured dozens more.The suspected arson attack started following an explosion which was heard around the studio at around 10.30AM local time. Rescue operations are continuing for
Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in a New York courtroom on Wednesday.
This martial artist wanted to try the bottle cap challenge, where a person kicks a cap off a bottle, but with a twist. Amazingly, he used a sword to slice a baby tomato balanced on top of a water bottle in half.