How to Inflate a Dog Like a Balloon. Otters Chase Little Girl. There’s a Kitten in His Food Bowl. Kittens Follow The Leader. Cat Motivates During Workout. Cat Walks Down Refrigerator. Parents Defend Letting Daughter, 5, Swim With Sharks. ABC News' Bazi Kanani and Ross Eichenholz report: When Elana and David Barnes posted a home video to YouTube of their 5-year-old daughter swimming in the ocean, they intended to share their vacation memories with friends and family, not the world.
But the video quickly became a viral sensation because it shows their daughter, Anaia, not just frolicking in the water but snorkeling with sharks in the waters off the Bahamas. "Life is too short to be boring," Elana Barnes told " Good Morning America" of why she and her husband let their daughter swim with the nurse, lemon and Caribbean reef sharks. The video of Anaia in the water has proven to be anything but boring, provoking a fiery debate online about whether the Ridgefield, Conn., parents were irresponsible in placing their daughter in a potentially dangerous situation. "When you are an adult, you are allowed to be as reckless as you want to be," said Ericka Souter, editor of the Café Mom parenting website.
Teacher creates works of art during lunch break. Gregory Euclide is an artist and teacher living in the Minnesota River Valley.
During his twenty-five minute lunch periods at school, Euclide began creating temporary paintings on whiteboard as a demonstration to his students of the impermanence of nature. He relates this concept to societyʼs impact on the natural world by stating, “When people get to know nature and spend time in it, they start to realize how their actions affect it.” Bald eagle steals catch from fisherman’s pole (PHOTOS) A bald eagle swoops down onto Bruce Huntley's fishing line.
(RickWarren/Bellingham Herald) Fishing buddies Bruce Huntley and Rick Warren were enjoying a relaxing day on Washington's Lake Padden. Huntley was reeling in one of the lake's rainbow trout when a massive, 6-foot bald eagle swept down from the skies and stole Huntley's catch directly off his fishing line. "I noticed the eagle had been watching us from the tree, did one circle, went right over his head. Galapagos' new star tortoise does what Lonesome George didn't: Helps save his species.
QUITO, Ecuador - Lonesome George's inability to reproduce made him a global symbol of efforts to halt the disappearance of species.
And while his kind died with him, that doesn't mean the famed giant tortoise leaves no heir apparent. The Galapagos Islands have another centenarian who fills a shell pretty well. Frog relaxes, world goes wild (VIDEO) Yahoo!
Editors have selected this video as a favorite of 2012. It first ran in Yahoo! News in April and eventually generated more than 10 million views on YouTube. Black Widow Spiders May Have Met Their Match. Black widow spiders seem to be universally feared.
But who's scared of a brown widow? The black widow should be quaking all eight of its boots, a new study suggests. In the United States, there's a new widow in town. SUV goes airborne after road buckles (VIDEO) A Wisconsin woman who had stopped on a bridge to take a picture with her cell phone of a buckled highway near Eau Claire accidentally caught video of an SUV going airborne instead.
Theresa Reich told Milwaukee's WISN she didn't know her phone was taking video when the SUV hit the clearly-marked lip. "You don't normally see that stuff in real life," Reich said. Diamond Ring for Charity a Gift or a Goof Up? A little charity could go a long way.
Or be a big mistake. A fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House became a little more exciting when volunteers discovered a diamond ring in a stash of donated shoes. The find occurred on June 28 when the San Diego Chapter of the children's charity held a a city-wide fundraiser called the Red Shoe Drive. As part of the drive, volunteers position themselves throughout the city holding a replica of the famous fast-food clown's red boots as a drop box for donations. Fastest Way to Chill a Drink. The heat of the summer is upon us.
And I'm sure I'm not the only one asking: What's the fastest way to chill a drink? Fridge Depending on the starting temperature, cooling drinks in the fridge takes anywhere from 45 minutes to 2 hours. Not nearly fast enough when you're parched. Odd News Videos. Episode 17: 'I just figured out how to make a fist' Nine Major Ways Criminals Use Facebook.
This Friday, Facebook will go public in one of the most anticipated IPOs in history.
With more than 900 million users, Mark Zuckerberg’s expanding social media empire has become a seemingly irreplaceable part of the online experience. Unfortunately, a byproduct of its success is that millions of Americans are far more exposed to a number of cyber crimes that also teem on the site.