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    This crowd is delightfully shocked by Blue Angels at Chicago Air and Water Show

    The Air and Water Show in Chicago is always known to bring some excitement and surprises, but rarely does an act catch an entire crowd off-guard.
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    Twitter reacts to solar eclipse and it’s pretty funny

    TThe first total solar eclipse over the United States in almost a century has come and has gone Monday. But Twitter will always remember.
  • An example of a drawbridge is seen here in South Carolina. (Flickr Photo/Bill Ward)

    Driver forced to gun engine and jump rising drawbridge

    A driver was forced to gun his engine and jump a drawbridge that began rising as he crossed it with his family near the Jersey shore.
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    Zac Efron, brother battle through awkward job interview

    In a video for Columbia Sportswear, Zac Efron and his brother, Dylan, interviewed to become gear testers and it got awkward in a hurry.
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    Man straps jet engines to himself, flies across the land

    Normally strapping jet engines to yourself is not a good idea. It was for one man who flew across the land in a wingsuit powered by jet engines.
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    Man is so terrified of heights he has to crawl to edge of cliff

    A man is in Ireland and wants to take in a beautiful view of the ocean. The trouble is, he's terrified of heights.
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    Funny dad shows lots of ways to put a kid to bed

    One man demonstrated how different he thinks dads act when putting their kids to bed, from the fast dad, the tired dad and the patient dad.
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    Robotic Lincoln expresses emotions with creepy precision

    An animatronic robot of former president Abraham Lincoln can express plenty of emotions and it does so with creepy precision.
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    Man explores inside of abandoned ship with kayak

    A man found a unique way to go kayaking when he went inside an abandoned ship to explore the interior.
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    25 years of shopping, hanging out at Mall of America

    Roll out the cake: A mall so big it was named after an entire country, Mall of America celebrated its 25th anniversary on Friday.
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    Husky howls every time he’s told to get in the back seat

    Zeus, a husky, was just chilling in shotgun when he was told to get in the back seat of the car. He started howling, not liking that idea at all.
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    John Mayer pays tribute to Glen Campbell with ‘Gentle on My Mind’

    Singer-songwriter John Mayer has his critics, but he choked up an audience in Nashville on Tuesday with an impromptu tribute to country music legend Glen Campbell, who passed away that morning.
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    This dog absolutely demands to watch the ‘Despacito’ music video

    The song 'Despacito' by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee has gotten a lot of attention. And apparently this dog can't get enough of it, either.
  • This April 22, 2017 photo released by John Stokes shows Stokes' son Chase, then 10, holding a giant carp, weighing 33.25 pounds, in Ferrisburgh, Vt. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department made the record official a few weeks ago, stating that the fish was a quarter-pound bigger than the previous record holder. (John Stokes via AP)

    Photo: Vermont boy reels in a record-setting carp

    FERRISBURGH, Vt. (AP) — A 10-year-old who reeled in a giant carp says he knew it was a record contender before he ever got it ashore.

    Chase Stokes’ fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds (15.08 kilograms).

    The Rutland Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2vE7GQE) the carp was weighed at a bait and tackle shop in New York in April. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department made the record official last month. The fish was a quarter-pound bigger than the previous record holder.

    Stokes, now 11, said he likes fish for carp because they’re “hard to find.” Shawn Good from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department called the boy a “fishing maniac.” He said Stokes has landed the most trophy fish in Vermont’s Master Angler Program. ___ Information from: Rutland Herald, http://www.rutlandherald.com/ Copyright © The Associated Press. All […]
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    Watch a brave goose square off with an elephant

    Yes, you read that title correctly. A goose tried to fight an elephant.