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Photo of Bill Clinton with blonde held in his 'grasp' goes viral

New York - A photo showing former President Bill Clinton with a young blonde that emerged on Twitter Wednesday has gone viral, with netizens speculating, in the light of "slick Willy's" previous acts, about the "creepy familiarity" of his pose with the woman.

Roller skating 'Superman' ring bearer at wedding goes viral [Vid]

Lubbock - A wedding in Lubbock, Texas, last weekend, featured a roller skating ring bearer who confounded the tradition that the ring bearer must be a little boy chosen, usually, from the bride's family. And some have arguably dubbed the ring bearer, the best ever.

Officer Stacy donates to Helen Johnson caught stealing eggs [Vid]

Montgomery - A kindhearted officer's approach to enforcing the law has caught the attention of an entire nation with the story dominating the national headlines at a time of strained relations between police and the African American community.

Video: Baby Landon meets twin sisters, gets adorably confused

A baby boy grapples with understanding the concept of twins after meeting his twin infant sisters for the first time in a new YouTube video that has gone viral.

Magic mushrooms found in Buckingham Palace grounds

London - British TV gardner Alan Titchmarsh has discovered a species of psychedelic mushroom which causes florid hallucinations growing on the grounds of Buckingham Palace, London, where Queen Elizabeth II lives.

Pope Francis declares that animals go to heaven

Rome - Pope Francis declared recently in his regular weekly address at St. Peter's Square that animals go to heaven. He made the statement while trying to comfort a boy who was upset about the death of his pet dog.

Watch Paul Rosolie not get 'Eaten Alive' by giant anaconda

Paul Rosolie donned a specially designed "snake-proof" suit smeared with pig's blood for the "Eaten Alive" stunt aired on Discovery Channel Sunday, in which he tried but chickened out of the attempt to make a 20-ft anaconda have him for dinner.

Video: Why co-sleeping is no-sleeping—baby won't let mom sleep

Austin - A Texas mom, Esther Anderson, tries to take a nap with her baby but finds that the baby won't take kindly to being ignored. In the video, titled "Why Co-Sleeping Is No-Sleeping," a child shows the great lengths she would go to ensure mom stays awake.

Watch little girl start a dance party on NYC subway platform

New York City - A little girl whose happiness couldn't be smothered by the detached gloom of commuters in cold weather was able to warm bundled up adult bodies and liven spirits at Bedford Avenue L Subway Station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn recently.

Electric eels are ‘swimming Tasers,’ new study concludes [Video]

Nashville - A new research study reveals new details about how the electric eel's electro-shock system works, concluding that it employs exactly the same mechanisms as Tasers and that eels are effectively "swimming Tasers."

Watch man rescue three live shark pups from inside dead mother

Cape Town - A video has emerged online showing an American family rescuing three shark pups from inside a dead pregnant mother shark washed up on a Cape Town beach in South Africa.

Mystery of 100 brains missing from UT in Austin solved

Austin - The mystery of the 100 brains reported missing from a research laboratory at the University of Texas in Austin has finally been solved, the Los Angeles Times is reporting.

James Watson sells Nobel Prize after backlash over racist comment

New York - James Watson, world-renowned biologist and Nobel laureate, has announced that he is selling the Nobel Prize he was awarded in 1962 for the discovery of the double helix structure of the DNA molecule in 1953.

Supermodel Kristina Pimenova, 9, 'most beautiful girl in world'

Moscow - Meet Russian child star Kristina Pimenova, 9, "the most beautiful girl in the world." Kristina is the subject of a raging controversy over the age appropriateness of her status as a supermodel. Critics are alleging that her handlers are "sexualizing" her.

Shield in Van Allen belt protects Earth from 'killer' electrons

Boulder - A team of researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder has discovered an invisible shield about 7,200 miles above Earth. The shield protects the Earth from "killer" ultrarelativistic electrons which travel at near the speed of light.

Rare monster black seadevil anglerfish caught on video first time

The video shows a fish called the black seadevil, a rare type of anglerfish of the genus Melanocetus that has been caught on video only a few times in the past.

Video: Nanny from hell kicks, stomps on toddler for throwing up

Kampala - Ugandan police have arrested a nanny after she was caught on hidden CCTV camera viciously assaulting a two-year-old girl because she threw up her dinner.

U.S. Physicist: Alien nuclear bomb wiped out Mars civilization

Monmouth - A U.S. physicist claims evidence that an ancient Mars civilization was wiped out by nuclear bomb-armed aliens. He warns that evidence of a past nuclear attack on Mars raises concerns about a similar attack on Earth.

Watch terrifying animation of world's tallest 570ft rollercoaster

Orlando - Watch a hair-raising 4-minute animation presenting a realistic portrayal of the drop from the 570-foot summit of the world's tallest roller-coaster, at a speed of 65 mph, through corkscrew twists, turns, loops and inversions to ground level.

Video: Mysterious blast 'turns night to day' over Russia's Urals

Yekaterinburg - A massive explosion which lit up the sky over Russia's Urals has become the subject of speculation after the authorities declined comment on it although several locals captured it on camera. According to an eyewitness, the explosion "turned night to day."
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