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Longest glass-bottomed V-shaped skywalk thrills in China

Longest glass-bottomed V-shaped skywalk thrills in China

  Suspended more than 120 metres (400 feet) above a gaping chasm, the world’s longest cantilevered glass skywalk is delighting and terrifying visitors in China. The v-shaped walkway stretches almost 70 metres from a sheer cliff face in southwest Chongqing, offering intrepid tourists a vertigo-inducing view of the ground some 123 metres below. No more […]

Wimbledon’s Rufus the Hawk

Wimbledon’s Rufus the Hawk

He’s a sharp-eyed, no-nonsense killer who rules the roost at Wimbledon and the prestigious tennis championships wouldn’t function without him: meet Rufus, the hawk who makes pigeons’ lives hell. Up at the crack of dawn throughout the two-week tournament which he has patrolled for 10 years, the sharp-eyed Harris hawk keeps pigeons in their place […]

Fyre Festival Organizer arrested for wire fraud

Fyre Festival Organizer arrested for wire fraud

Federal agents have arrested Fyre Festival pitchman Billy McFarland on suspicion of wire fraud on Friday, nearly three months after the failed music and lifestyle festival left hundreds of participants stranded in the Bahamas. Prosecutors said McFarland is accused of misleading investors who poured more than $1 million into Fyre Media, based on misrepresentations of […]

Agents seize Two tons of marijuana disguised as lettuce

Agents seize Two tons of marijuana disguised as lettuce

  U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly two tons of marijuana disguised as heads of lettuce near the Texas border. A search at the border between the United States and Mexico uncovered the 5,754 packages containing a total of 3,707 pounds of marijuana. “This is truly an example of our CBP officers’ hard […]

Cat teaches self to flush toilet, creates high water bill

Cat teaches self to flush toilet, creates high water bill

  A pet owner who was perplexed by the size of his water bill eventually caught the cause on camera — his cat flushing a toilet. Curt Coleman on June 16 posted a video to YouTube showing his cat Crazy Eyes standing on the toilet’s lid and using his front paws to operate the flush […]