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Joey Prusak : selflessly helps blind customer (VIDEO)

Joey Prusak

When Joey Prusak saw an old lady steal $20 from a blind man, he did what he thought was right. The 19-year-old Dairy Queen employee refused to serve her. Prusak, who was working the cash register at a Dairy Queen store in Hopkins, Minn., on Sept. 10, was serving one of his regular customers, who is visually impaired. When the ... Read More »

Tippy the fainting squirrel keeps going (VIDEO)

Tippy the fainting squirrel

Okay, so the strange video above shows a black squirrel nicknamed “Tippy” repeatedly conking out while going about his business looking for buried nuts, or whatever the hell those rodents do while not in trees. This does not mean it’s a slow news day for NMR. Repeat: not a slow news day. Check here, here, here, here and here for ... Read More »

Japan police find 80 snakes in osaka home

Japan police find 80 snakes in osaka home

Japanese police are investigating a resident of the southern city of Osaka after discovering about 80 snakes and poisonous lizards in his apartment, media reports said Tuesday. A neighbour contacted the police after spotting a 1.5-metre-long (4.9 foots) snake on a wall outside the man’s home, said the Sankei Shimbun newspaper. Read More »

The Mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs (VIDEO)

Weeki wachee springs mermaids

The mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs have delighted visitors since 1947. Today, visitors can still witness the magic of the mermaids, take a river boat cruise and canoe or kayak on the Weeki Wachee River. The 538-acre park features a first magnitude spring and a 400-seat submerged theatre for watching the live mermaid show. Read More »

Akshinthala Seshu Babu stood motionless with no facial movements

Akshinthala Seshu Babu stood motionless with no facial movements

the mission: entering the guinness book of world records. the challenge: standing still for 40 hours at a stretch starting 12 noon today dressed as a statue of mahatma gandhi, complete with a coating of silver paint. the venue: andhra pradesh bhawan. the man with a mission: akshinthala seshu babu. standing still for 40 hours is, obviously, no cakewalk. but ... Read More »

Canada to file claim to expand its Arctic seafloor boundaries, this week

Canada to file claim to expand its Arctic seafloor boundaries

A Canadian nautical map charts the Canadian coastline in Nares Straight which separates Ellesmere Island with Greenland. The old Soviet Union may have been just as familiar with Canada’s Arctic waters as Canadians. Sections of Cold-War-era nautical charts obtained by The Canadian Press suggest that Russian mariners have for decades possessed detailed and accurate knowledge of crucial internal waterways such ... Read More »

Marine Sargent Ross Gundlach reunited with bomb sniffing dog

Sargent Ross Gundlach reunited with bomb sniffing dog

Des Moines – Marine Sergeant Ross Gundlach was a dog handler in Afghanistan from 2011 to 2012. Gundlach promised his bomb-sniffing dog, Casey, that he would find her again, and last Friday, his wish came true and he was able to keep that promise. He has been reunited with his constant companion in Afghanistan and it was all thanks to ... Read More »