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Oct 7, 2013

Monster truck hits crowd watching 2013 Mexican Air Show (Video)

Monster truck hits crowd
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Monster truck hits crowd Credit: Video grab/Krizthall Mtz A monster truck hits crowd in Chihuahua, Mexico on Saturday, October 5, 2013. The driver of the monster truck lost control as it plowed through the spectators of the “Extreme Aeroshow.” As of posting, reports by authorities indicated that at least eight people were killed and over […]

Apr 25, 2013

Hero cop saves man from jumping into an oncoming train in Colombia (Video)

Hero cop saves man from jumping into an oncoming train in Colombia (Video)
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A hero cop saves a man who tried to jump in front of an oncoming train in Colombia, as shown in the video below. The heroic act reportedly happened last April 10, and was caught by the CCTV of El Hospital train station in metro Medellin. However, it was only early this week that the […]

Mar 30, 2013

Man thrown from plane while flying aircraft over in Tennessee

Man thrown from plane
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Zodiac 601 plane Credit: Wikimedia commons A man thrown from a plane was taking a flying lesson in Tennessee and may not survive the incident on Saturday, March 30, 2013. The student pilot was with his plane instructor as they flew a Zodiac 601 aircraft at 2,500 feet over the Collegedale Municipal Airport. Initial reports […]

Mar 20, 2013

Pope phone call to home country Argentina surprises local Catholics

Pope phone call to home country Argentina surprises local Catholics
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Updated: March 24, 2013 10:15 a.m. Read 2 popes meet, Pope Francis and Benedict XVI had private meeting, shared papal lunch A pope’s phone call to his home country Argentina from Vatican surprised the local Catholics on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Pope Francis reportedly called at around 3:30 a.m. (local time) to greet his countrymen, […]

Feb 7, 2013

9-year-old Gives Birth: Dafne delivers baby girl via C-section in Mexico

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A 9-year-old gives birth to a baby girl via a Cesarian section at a Jalisco hospital in Mexico last January 27, 2013. A report by ABC News on Wednesday, February 6, said that the newly born child has a 17-year-old father. In a press statement on Wednesday, Dr. Enrique Rabago, director of Zoquipan Hospital, explained […]

Feb 1, 2013

Marlin sinks boat: Fishing boat capsizes after getting hooked with black Marlin (Video)

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A black marlin sinks a fishing boat off the coast of Panama, according to initial reports on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Several images of the partially capsized sport-fishing boat were posted on Facebook and immediately went viral. There were no reported injuries related to the sinking incident. Some clarifications about the incident, however, were made […]

Jan 27, 2013

Pile of ancient skulls found: Mexico skulls estimated to be 1,100 years old

pile of ancient skulls found in Mexico
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Artifact depicting Tlaloc Credit: Christopher Morehart A pile of ancient skulls were found by archaeologists in Mexico, according to a Live Science report on Friday, January 25, 2013. The Mexico skulls were reportedly dated back from 600 to 850 A.D. Through the use of carbon dating, researchers estimated these skulls to be 1,100 years old. […]

Dec 22, 2012

Alien-like Skulls Found: Researchers Completes Alien-like skulls’ Study (Photo)

Alien-like skulls found
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Alien-like skulls found Image Credit: LiveScience/Cristina GarcĂ­a/INAH A set of alien-like skulls were found in a 1,000-year-old cemetery in Mexico revealed the practice of deforming skulls of children in Central America. The analysis of the 25 alien-like skulls found in the area was reportedly completed by scientists in November. The human skulls were intentionally designed […]

Dec 2, 2012

$11.5 million gold heist: Guyana gold bars stolen from fishing boat in Curacao (Video)

$11.5 million gold heist in Curacao
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$11.5 million gold heist in Summer Bliss vessel Image Credit: AP Photo/Karen Attiah About $11.5 million worth of gold from Guyana was taken during a heist in the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao on Friday, November 30, 2012. Authorities said that 70 pieces of gold bars, weighs about 216 kilograms (476 pounds), from Guyana were […]

Nov 27, 2012

Scariest elevator prank ‘Ghost Girl Elevator’ with hidden camera goes viral (Video)

Ghost girl elevator prank
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A so-called ‘Ghost Girl Elevator‘ prank with hidden camera in a Brazilian TV show, as shown in the video below, is now being dubbed as the scariest elevator prank ever. The YouTube video was uploaded on Sunday, November 25, 2012 and has over 1.52 million views as of this writing, and was also posted at […]