Sammy Sosa’s skin is the white elephant in the room
Sammy Sosa is not-so-pretty-in-pink. In a recent interview with ESPN, the former Chicago Cubs slugger looked even paler than usual, causing unkind fans to compare him to a piece of gum, Pepto Bismol, and the cartoon character Snagglepuss.
This guy was born to be a sportscaster
Robert Menery has the voice of a sports commentator. The comedian from Newburyport, Massachusetts went viral on YouTube and Reddit after posting humorous videos showcasing his sportscaster impression.
Highway gets ‘slimed’ by 4 tons of hagfish
A truck carrying 3.75 tons of slippery hagfish overturned in Oregon, causing a five-car cash. Hagfish are an eel-like species known for having a skull but no vertebrae.
Snake head stays alive 5 minutes after decapitation
This snake won’t give up. When Scott Mollet’s daughters found a cottonmouth water moccasin in his flower bed, the brave kids chopped off the serpent’s head with gardening shears. Meanwhile, the nerves in the snake kept signaling for five minutes after decapitation.
Flat Earth conspiracy theorist believes the world is surrounded by a secret ice wall, and he’s not alone
The belief that the Earth is actually flat and that a shadowy world government is secretly tricking the public into believing in a globe-shaped planet has been growing over the last few years. One of the conspiracy theory’s most vocal proponents, Nathan Thompson, was recently forced to defend his beliefs against a non-believer, who used basic items like a Frisbee and a flashlight to poke huge holes in the flat Earth argument.
This hover surfboard would impress Marty McFly
A new motorized surfboard uses hydrofoil technology to hover above the water. Lift Foils, a company based out of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, will sell the product in summer 2017 for $12,000 apiece.
Orlando cops pull over Florida’s only black state attorney in controversial stop
Accusations of racial profiling are being leveled against Orlando police officers who pulled over Aramis Ayala, Florida’s first and only black state attorney. The cops claimed they pulled her over after running her plates and not getting results, which prompted Ayala to ask why her plates had even been run in the first place.
Devastated dad jumps in pool over the sex of his next kid
Josh Batson is the father of four girls, and when he found out that his wife was pregnant again, he was clearly hoping for a son. Instead, he was treated to the news of yet another daughter, which prompted a hilarious reaction from the dejected father.
Hungry birds ‘kamikaze’ the sea below
Hundreds of swarming seabirds rapidly shot into the waters of the Notre Dame Bay in Canada. The feeding frenzy, which has been viewed over 400,000 times on Facebook, looked like something out of a war movie. “You never know what beauty you are going to see from day to day living in rural Newfoundland,” said Summerford resident Lori Ann Goodyear.
This orphaned baby armadillo is a tiny ball of cute
An armadillo pup named Spock is being nursed back to health at the Wroclaw Zoo in Poland after the cute creature was abandoned by its mother. Thanks to the work of the zookeepers, the hard-shelled animal can now drink on its own from a tiny saucer of milk.