Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Man Rescues Dog From Jaws of Shark

A Florida Keys carpenter dove into the water Friday and punched a shark that had grabbed ahold of his dog Oct 1

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Town Lays Claim to World's Largest Puzzle

A town that s home to a puzzle and game company gathered together Sunday to go for a world record for the world s largest jigsaw puzzle Sept 29

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Blaine Wrapping Up Upside Down Stunt

Illusionist David Blaine has been hanging upside down over a New York ice rink since Monday as part of a 60-hour stunt that ends Wednesday night Sept 24

Sarah Palin Corn Maze

Pig Traps Woman in Her Own House

A 175-pound pig was able to knock a woman down and keep her cooped up in her house out of fear of what it might do next Sept 24

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Raw Blaine Hangs Upside-Down

What s David Blaine up to Oh just hanging around The magician-daredevil is attempting to hang upside-down without a net for 60 hours in New York s Central Park Sept 23

Gypsy predicts lottery win

Gypsy predicts lottery win

Monday, September 22, 2008

Museum Welcomes Giant Lego Dragon

The Children s Museum of Indianapolis has welcomed a ten-foot Lego dragon to welcome visitors to its dinosaur exhibit Sept 23

Blaine's New Stunt: 60 Hours Hanging Upside-Down

What s David Blaine up to Oh just hanging around The illusionist performer has started his latest endurance challenge He s hanging upside-down without a net above Manhattan s Central Park for 60 hours Sept 22

Raw A New Look for the Penny

The United States Mint has unveiled new penny designs that honor president Abraham Lincoln s bicentennial The coins will be circulated in 2009 and depict Lincoln in four stages of his life from birth to his presidency Sept 22

Raw Blaine Begins 60 Hours Upside-down

David Blaine has start his latest endurance challenge 60 hours spent hanging upside-down without a net above Wollman Rink in Central Park Sept 22

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Raw 20th Largest Diamond Ever

A diamond mining company claimed to have discovered a huge gem stone which they say could become the largest polished round diamond in history Its reportedly the 20th largest rough diamond ever found weighing in it 478 carats Sept 22

Raw Annual Rotten 'Tomato Romp'

Residents in Wisconsin had a rotten good time throwing spoiled tomatoes in the Second Annual Tomato Romp The contest is a scaled down version of La Tomatina Spain Sept 21

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Artist Creates Sticky Note Mona Lisa

An Iowa artist reproduced Leonardo Da Vinci s world renown painting Mona Lisa out of sticky notes for a contest submission Sept 18

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Speed Golfers Hit the Green Running

Speed golf is a new twist on the traditional sport combining running and golf Speed golfers run between golf shots on a standard 18-hole course the goal being to shoot the lowest score in the shortest amount of time Sept 17

500,000 Bees Infest Three Florida Homes

Residents of a neighborhood in North Miami Florida were forced to call a bee expert when they discovered that their homes were infested with hundreds of thousands of bees Sept 17

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Smallest man vs. longest legs

World s smallest man meets woman with World s longest legs at new Guiness book of records launch

33-Year-Old Poses As Teenage Cheerleader

Guinness Releases New World Record Book

The Guinness Book of World Records released it s 2008 edition this week full of crazy stunts and obscure titles

Smallest Man Meets Woman With Longest Legs

Two extreme worlds came together on the steps of Trafalgar Square in London when the world s smallest man met the woman with the longest legs in the world Sept 16

Monday, September 15, 2008

'Obama Waffles' Marketed By Franklin Men

9 15 08 - A presidential candidate a box of waffles and two men from Franklin are at the center of controversy that s getting worldwide attention

Dog Calls 911 After Owner Has Seizure

Man s best friend doesn t go far enough for Buddy a German shepherd who remembered his training and saved his owner s life by calling 911 when the man had a seizure Sept 15

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Raw China Celebrates Moon Festival

People in Hong Kong and Beijing celebrated the mid-Autumn Festival on Sunday The mid-Autumn Festival also known as the Moon Festival is one of the most important festivals on the Chinese calendar Sept 14

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Mom: Son Hurt in Washing Machine

A seven-year-old Florida boy is recovering after his mother said he became trapped inside a running machine Sept 11

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Principal Goes Behind Bars For Fundraiser

It s not often that students get to put their own principal in jail but students in Evergreen did just that

Palin Look-alike Turns Heads

A woman in Indiana is getting a lot of attention these days because she looks a lot likeRepublican Vice Presidential Nominee Sarah Palin Sept 11

Raw Firefighter Resuscitates Cat

A cat in Massachusetts owes one of its nine lives to a firefighter who revived it with mouth-to-meow-th resuscitation after saving it from a burning building Asked what it tasted like to revive the cat the firefighter said Like fur Sept 10

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Wisconsin Man Eats 23,000 Big Macs

Don Gorske keeps fastidious records and he says over the last 36 years he s eaten 23 000 Big Macs Sept 9

English Town Establishes New Currency

Town of Totnes Ditches British Pound in Exchange for Their Own Though Not Legal Tender It Also Isn t Illegal as Long as It Doesn t Carry a Picture of the Queen

Raw Bear Falls From Tree

Wildlife officials shot a young bear with a tranquilizer gun so it would fall out of a tree in Albuquerque New Mexico The male bear was not hurt in the drowsy descent to the ground Sept 9

Mama Bear and Cubs Stuck in a Tree

Police game and wildlife officers in Renton Washington are trying to get a mother bear out of a tree that is in the yard of a home near a local school Sept 9

Raw Green-Colored Polar Bears

Green-colored polar bears are drawing questions from puzzled visitors at a Japanese zoo Three normally white polar bears changed their color in July after swimming in a pond with an overgrowth of algae Sept 9

Monday, September 8, 2008

Momma bear stuck in Renton tree

Wildlife officials had to make a tough decision to leave a momma bear in a tree in a Renton neighborhood after her cub was injured in a fall KING 5 s Elisa Hahn reports

Shooters Take Aim at Being a National Champion

Shooters from around the globe gathered in Tulsa Oklahoma for the U S Shooting Association national championships Participants are aiming for more than 150-thousand dollars worth of prizes Sept 8

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Friday, September 5, 2008

Hooked alive- for sharks!

A performance artist is hung from hooks to highlight the plight of sharks killed for their fins

Raw video: Zozobra burns

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Large Fossilized Footprint Attracts Attention

9 5 08 - A retired Cookeville builder has discovered a mysterious set of footprints on his property Video

Horse on the Roof in Bedford

Firefighters are routinely called to rescue a cat up a tree But rescuers in Bedford really had their hands full when a runaway horse actually got stuck on the roof of a garage 9 3 08

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Wisconsin Tree House Redefines 'Hideout'

A Wisconsin family has built a two-story tree house in the backyard that s so luxurious it has become something of a tourist attraction Sept 3

America's Best Lemonade Stand?

A lemonade stand run by twins in North Carolina has been dubbed the best in the country by Inc magazine The Lemon Sharks Lemonade stand is inspired by Jimmy Buffet and the boys have donated 200 of their earnings to a local museum s shark program

Raw Australia Stiletto Sprint

Australia has broken the Guinness World Record for the most number of participants in a sprint wearing heels The 265 women sprinted 80 meters in three-inch stilettos The first prize of 5 000 Australian dollars USD 4 267 15 went to Brittney McGlone

Monday, September 1, 2008

Cat Rides 75 Miles In Spare Tire

Bella is safe at home after a harrowing road trip