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British daredevil performs a handstand on a motorbike at 76mph in record attempt

British daredevil performs a handstand on a motorbike at 76mph in record attempt

A British daredevil has performed a handstand on a motorbike while travelling at more than 76mph. Attempting to set a world record for the fastest headstand on a motorcycle, Marco George, 30, from Fleet, clocked a speed of 76.1764mph at the Strai...
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Rescued otter pups debut at Chicago aquarium

Rescued otter pups debut at Chicago aquarium

Two southern sea otter pups rescued last month off the coast of California were introduced to the media Thursday at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium.
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Racoon invades snack vending machine, later freed

Racoon invades snack vending machine, later freed

A raccoon invaded a snack vending machine at a Florida high school; animal control officers worked with a vending machine operator to free then snack bandit
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City worker ditches London life for paddleboarding

City worker ditches London life for paddleboarding

A corporate whizz kid has revealed how she found happiness after swapping London's boardrooms for a paddleboard. Burned out and disillusioned by the rat race, former project director Sian Sykes, 40, quit - moving back in with her parents in Angle...
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Baby raccoon rolls towards recovery

Baby raccoon rolls towards recovery

Mandatory courtesy: HandicappedPets.com Wildlife rehab specialist Susan Curtis specializes in the rehabilitation of both bats and raccoons in the US state of Arkansas. Susan first met Vittles when she was 8-weeks old, suffering from a traumatic b...
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Spider silk could hold secrets for new materials

Spider silk could hold secrets for new materials

A scientist is creating a sort of “silk library” that could be the key to designing newer and better materials
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Man gets 'private' jet after being only passenger booked on US flight

Man gets 'private' jet after being only passenger booked on US flight

A man got to fly on a "private" jet last week when he turned out to be the only passenger booked on a flight in the US. Vincent Peone, a New York-based writer and director, was the only passenger to board a Delta flight between Aspen, Colorado and...
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Disabled raccoon gets around in new wheelchair

Disabled raccoon gets around in new wheelchair

An Arkansas baby raccoon is now walking again with the aid of a wheelchair after a brain injury had hindered her mobility. The company that built the wheelchair said the raccoon, named Vittles, had trouble balancing at 8 weeks old.
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McDonald's launch Spicy McNuggets in the UK

McDonald's launch Spicy McNuggets in the UK

McDonald's Spicy McNuggets go on sale in the UK, but for seven weeks only. The meal-time snacks come with a spicy dip. The fried chicken treat has already been trialled in Asia and the USA, while it's a permanent menu option in Australia.
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Upward lightning on Guatemala mountain captured in striking video

Upward lightning on Guatemala mountain captured in striking video

Upward lightning shooting from the top of a mountain has been captured on camera by an amateur photographer. Alyssa Barrundia, a missionary living in Guatemala, captured the spectacle at Volcan de Agua in the south of the Central American country...
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Vegan saves piglet that fell off truck on way to abattoir

Vegan saves piglet that fell off truck on way to abattoir

When a vegan campaigner was told about a little piggie which had fallen out of a transport truck on the way to the abattoir, she decided to go the whole hog - and save its bacon. Lisa Buck, a champion vegan pasty maker and founder of online food-...
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Toddler on strict diet because of genetic condition that makes him constantly hungry

Toddler on strict diet because of genetic condition that makes him constantly hungry

A devoted mum has revealed how, at just two years old, her son is already on a strict low carb, high protein, no sugar diet because of a genetic condition that makes him constantly hungry. The minute Kirsty Milbanhac, 38, cuddled newborn Reggie w...
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Longhorn lassoed afer running through building

Longhorn lassoed afer running through building

A longhorn steer being led through downtown Colorado Springs for a cattle drive event got loose and ran into a building before being lassoed.
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Football team uses harmonica in place of a whistle

Football team uses harmonica in place of a whistle

Non-league footballers have swapped playing to the whistle with a musical alternative, after an absent referee meant they had to be officiated using a harmonica. The pre-season friendly between Tiptree Engaine and Stanway Rovers Reserves had look...
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Plane makes emergency landing on US road

Plane makes emergency landing on US road

A single-propeller plane made an emergency landing on a busy road in Washington state after the engine stalled. Trooper Clint Thompson was on patrol when he saw the small plane coming down. Making an emergency U-turn, he was able to slow traffic...
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Small plane lands on road as police dashcam rolls

Small plane lands on road as police dashcam rolls

A police dashcam was recording as a small plane made an emergency landing on a busy road in Washington state Thursday. The video shows the plane touching down and the Washington State Patrol officer helping wheel the plane out of traffic.
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Meet the nine-year-old drag queen taking Instagram by storm

Meet the nine-year-old drag queen taking Instagram by storm

A proud mum has tipped her boy to be crowned the next queen of the global drag scene, as he already spangles in sequins and heels - despite being just nine-years-old. Since he was aged just two, Vincent Garcia has loved experimenting with his mum...
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Woman's battle with long-term skin condition that battered her mental health

Woman's battle with long-term skin condition that battered her mental health

When Kirsty Crook first noticed a tiny red patch on her forehead about 10 years ago, she thought little of it. But in time more vicious blotches sprang up until her scalp, face, back, legs and groin were covered. Initially, she was diagnosed wit...
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Largest steam locomotive leaves Chicago area

Largest steam locomotive leaves Chicago area

The world's largest steam locomotive, called "Big Boy," has rolled out of the Chicago area as it continues a cross-country trek for the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad.
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'Heartbeat bears' offer comfort to bereaved parents

'Heartbeat bears' offer comfort to bereaved parents

A mother who lost a twin at 24 weeks has invented a touching way of helping bereaved parents and those with sick newborns to keep their babies in their lives, by giving them teddy bears which play a recording of their heartbeat. Dubbed 'heartbeat ...
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Arsenal mascot hit in the face during penalty shoot-out

Arsenal mascot hit in the face during penalty shoot-out

Gunnersaurus had a tough first day back at the office as he took a football to the face in a penalty shoot-out. The Arsenal mascot was on duty for the Gunners' Emirates Cup game against Lyon, and as part of the entertainment laid on around the ga...
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Grasshoppers invade Las Vegas strip

Grasshoppers invade Las Vegas strip

A migration of mild-mannered grasshoppers is sweeping through the Las Vegas area. Video captured a swarm blanketing the sidewalks of the Las Vegas Strip.
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Michael Sheen opens the Homeless World Cup in Cardiff

Michael Sheen opens the Homeless World Cup in Cardiff

Actor Michael Sheen described the opening of the Homeless World Cup as "hugely emotional" as the tournament kicked off in Cardiff. The competition sees people who have experienced social exclusion such as homelessness represent their countries in...
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Mum who donated a kidney to her son to compete alongside him in British Transplant Games

Mum who donated a kidney to her son to compete alongside him in British Transplant Games

A mum who saved her son's life by giving him a kidney will be showing just how far they have come this weekend, when they both compete in the British Transplant Games. Business improvement manager Julie Baddock, 42, did not think twice about don...
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Frenchman attempts to fly across channel

Frenchman attempts to fly across channel

French television is reporting that a man who tried to cross the English Channel on a homemade "flyboard" has failed in his attempt.
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Woman's dog helps her walk again after she became paralysed

Woman's dog helps her walk again after she became paralysed

A dental receptionist whose dog helped her to walk again after a rare autoimmune disease left her paralysed has revealed how, 10 years later, she returned the favour and kept her precious pooch mobile with physiotherapy sessions. When an attack o...
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Video captures bear dumpster heist

Video captures bear dumpster heist

A surveillance camera outside a Colorado marijuana dispensary recently captured a bear in the act. Video shows the bear ambling up to a dumpster and carefully backing it into the darkness.
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Baby born at 1lb 1oz fights primordial dwarfism to start school

Baby born at 1lb 1oz fights primordial dwarfism to start school

The overjoyed parents of a miracle boy, born weighing just 1lb 1oz and given a "zero per cent chance" of staying alive, have told with pride how he is starting school in September - also revealing that he may be the only child with his rare form o...
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Meet the boy who played football with Messi

Meet the boy who played football with Messi

A mother has said she was "humbled" after her 11-year-old son played football with superstar Lionel Messi while on holiday in Antigua. Her son Mackenzie played with the Barcelona forward during their stay at the private Caribbean resort.
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Baby giraffe comes face to face with young rabbit

Baby giraffe comes face to face with young rabbit

This is the moment a baby giraffe came face to face with a young rabbit. The wild bunny had snuck into the giraffe enclosure at Cincinnati Zoo And Botanical Garden when baby Fennessy stumbled across the intruder. In a video posted to Twitter, Fe...
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Zoo keeps animals cool in Midwest heat wave

Zoo keeps animals cool in Midwest heat wave

Animals at an Illinois zoo are given icy treats and sprayed with water misters as the Midwest faces temperatures nearing 100 degrees.
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Mountain karting opens in Welsh quarry

Mountain karting opens in Welsh quarry

The company behind the fastest zip line in the world and underground bouncy nets has just launched its latest attraction in time for summer 2019, the UK's only mountain kart experience. The new attraction, Quarry Karts, is situated on the edge of ...
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Nearly 100 baby birds rescued from fallen CA tree

Nearly 100 baby birds rescued from fallen CA tree

An animal rescue group is caring for nearly 100 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons that were saved last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland.
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Nearly 100 baby birds rescued from fallen CA tree

Nearly 100 baby birds rescued from fallen CA tree

An animal rescue group is caring for nearly 100 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons that were saved last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland.
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Giant portrait of Neil Armstrong revealed in Italian field

Giant portrait of Neil Armstrong revealed in Italian field

A giant portrait of Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon, was created in a field near the northern Italian city of Verona to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Italian land-artist Dario Gambarin used a tractor to produ...
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Peckish penguins pop by sushi shop

Peckish penguins pop by sushi shop

A pair of sneaky penguins were found hiding in a sushi shop near Wellington train station in New Zealand.
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Couple launch GoFundMe for severely disabled daughter

Couple launch GoFundMe for severely disabled daughter

Kirsty and Dan Andres have launched a GoFundMe page to raise GBP14,000 to buy their severely disabled daughter Edith a machine that they hope will teach her to walk, as well as prolong her life.
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Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon

Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon

An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois.
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Divers swim with 'giant' jellyfish off coast of Cornwall

Divers swim with 'giant' jellyfish off coast of Cornwall

A jellyfish the size of a person swam with divers off the coast of Cornwall. Biologist Lizzie Daly and wildlife cinematographer Dan Abbott filmed the barrel jellyfish as part of Wild Ocean Week - an event celebrating the UK's ocean wildlife.
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A vegan-turned-carnivore defends feeding her son on a meat-only diet

A vegan-turned-carnivore defends feeding her son on a meat-only diet

A vegan-turned-carnivore has defended not giving her toddler son any vegetables, feeding him instead the same diet of steak, organs and bone marrow that she now swears by.
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Theresa May dances to Dancing Queen at Henley Festival

Theresa May dances to Dancing Queen at Henley Festival

Prime Minister Theresa May dances to Dancing Queen, performed by Bjorn Again, at Henley Festival. Mrs May danced on to the stage to the song during a party conference in 2018.
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Waitrose worker signed by music manager after impromptu performance

Waitrose worker signed by music manager after impromptu performance

A Waitrose worker has been signed by the former manager of Blue after she gave him an impromptu performance with her guitar in a store in London. Music manager Dan Glatman asked Karina Ramage to sign with him "on the spot" after she played in her...
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Sea lion pup makes its debut at Illinois zoo

Sea lion pup makes its debut at Illinois zoo

A male sea lion pup, named Charger, has made his public debut at Brookfield Zoo in Illinois.
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Dog chases bear out of back garden in New Jersey

Dog chases bear out of back garden in New Jersey

A backyard camera in Hewitt, New Jersey, recorded a black bear knocking over a bird feeder and eating the bird food only to be chased away by a fast-moving dog. New Jersey resident Mark Stinziano was indebted to his neighbour's dog Riley after co...
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Mum praises 'miracle drug' that has helped extend disabled son's life

Mum praises 'miracle drug' that has helped extend disabled son's life

A mum-of-two whose baby was given just a year to live - prompting her to 'grieve for him before he had died' - has praised NHS England's decision to approve the miracle drug that is buying him extra time. Kelly Harrison's son Vinnie James, who wa...
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Meet the woman who can 'speak' to fairies

Meet the woman who can 'speak' to fairies

A woman has opened up about how she has seen fairies and leprechauns all her life - and says their mythical magic is the secret to her age-defying looks. Whenever Flavia Peters tells people her age - 50 - they often remark how much younger than t...
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Mom charged for driving with kids in pool atop SUV

Mom charged for driving with kids in pool atop SUV

An Illinois woman has been arrested and charged with child endangerment after police say she drove with her children in an inflatable swimming pool that was atop her vehicle.
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5 of the most bizarre cakes you'll ever see

5 of the most bizarre cakes you'll ever see

From burger cakes to an edible Iron Throne, these crazy cakes might look a little wacky, but the real question is, how do they taste?
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