Author: Althia Blair

A heart-shaped flight for Valentine’s Day

The airline Virgin Atlantic celebrated Lovers’ Day by having one of its planes fly through a giant heart-shaped course off the UK. The Airbus A330 took off from Gatwick Airport near London at around 11:00 am local time for a mandatory flight test for all new aircraft. When it reached the Cornish peninsula, west of Britain, the plane branched off […]

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Windows too clean for Apple Park

Windows too clean for Apple Park

The many windows of Apple’s new headquarters are so transparent that employees hit them repeatedly. Inaugurated last spring in Cupertino, California, the Apple Park is expected to accommodate 12,000 employees. This large ring-shaped building was designed by architect Norman Foster. The view opens to the outside through large windows measuring over 13 meters high. Inside, glass is also very present […]

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An Eyeball Shaving Barber?

An Eyeball Shaving Barber?

A barber in the Chinese city of Chengdu does some hair-raising things to his customers ― like shave their eyeballs. Xiong Gaowu is one of a few barbers still practicing the age-old “art”(?) of eyeball shaving. Yep, you read that right: The 62-year-old actually puts a sharp razor right on the eyeballs of his patrons and scrapes off any dirt […]

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“Zombie Dogs” Roaming Chicago Neighborhood

“Zombie Dogs” Roaming Chicago Neighborhood

For a few weeks, the population of Chicago has been alarmed by the appearance of coyotes that go out to hunt by day. Police in Hanover Park, a suburb of Chicago, warned people to keep their pets inside the house to keep them from being attacked by “zombie dogs.” According to police, in recent weeks they received several reports on […]

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1979 Presenter Announcing The 2017 Eclipse Wasn’t Even Close

1979 Presenter Announcing The 2017 Eclipse Wasn’t Even Close

The event has been nicknamed “The Great American Eclipse”. On Monday, August 21, 2017, the United States will be able to admire the first total solar eclipse in 38 years (except the one visible from Hawaii in 1991). At least twelve million Americans will live for a few moments in the shadow that will cross the country diagonally from north-west to south-east. The expectation is passionate and the rejoicings scheduled on […]

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SUV sinks in New Jersey beach as owner tries to save it – VIDEO

SUV sinks in New Jersey beach as owner tries to save it – VIDEO

For an “Instagram worthy” photo, he parked his beloved car close to the sea – a decision he would soon regret It should have been an imposing picture. A young driver drove his shiny white land rover to the sea at the Island Beach State Park in New Jersey. The 20-year-old hobby photographer wanted to put his favorite car in […]

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(Mike Palm, The City of Lincoln Public Works and Utilities Department via AP)

man parks his car on newly poured concrete

A Nebraska driver could be facing a $10,000 bill after he plowed into newly poured concrete in the township of Lincoln. When the mann realized the concrete was still wet he stopped and immediately became stuck. According to a report from the AP, the accident occurred Wednesday on a portion of a road repair project in the state capital. Police […]

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Drunk Man Calls 911 Just To Chat

Drunk Man Calls 911 Just To Chat

ALLENTOWN,— A Pennsylvania man repeatedly called 911 while drunk because he was seeking conversation. According to police 51-year-old Larry Keiser first called the emergency number around 10:30 p.m. Friday because he wanted to speak with a police officer. He said there was no emergency. Over the next several hours, Keiser called five more times, leading police to show up at […]

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Same-Sex Vulture Couple Hatches Abandoned Egg

Same-Sex Vulture Couple Hatches Abandoned Egg

AMSTERDAM – The couple living in captivity in an Amsterdam zoo took turns for two months, brooding the egg until the pigeon was born in excellent health. Two male vultures that have a long-standing relationship at the Royal Artis Zoo in Amsterdam successfully bred an abandoned egg of a bird of the same species, reports Canada’s CBC. The birds took […]

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South African Big Game Hunter Dies, Crushed To Death By Elephant

South African Big Game Hunter Dies, Crushed To Death By Elephant

Theunis Botha (51), hunter and safaris organizer, dies after being crushed by the elephant that one of his clients had just killed South African (SNC) – Theunis Botha, a figure known in the world of hunters and African safaris, died last Friday in Zimbabwe during an elephant hunt. Theunis Botha, 51, was hunting with a group in Gwai, Zimbabwe, when […]

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