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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 »

Man donates kidney to stranger to save his wife (PHOTO)

Man donates kidney to stranger to save his wife

JoAnn and William Breckenridge, first international paired kidney donor. You’ve probably heard of chain e-mails connecting you to strangers, but a local woman credits a kidney chain for saving her life. WDRB’s Jennifer Baileys explains how not finding a match here at home allowed JoAnne Breckenridge to help save others across the country. The proposition is called a paired donation ... Read More »

Catching Fire breaks US box office record over holiday weekend (Teaser Trailer)

Box office records

Stomachs weren’t the only thing full over Thanksgiving weekend — so were movie theaters showing The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. The film pulled in a terrific $110.1 million over the Wednesday-to-Sunday period — $74.5 million of that during the traditional weekend frame — which gives the sequel a stunning $296.5 million domestic total after only 10 days. (The film has ... Read More »

Nurse Fatally Stabbed : Four Wounded In TX Hospital (VIDEO)

Nurse Fatally Stabbed : Four Wounded In TX Hospital (VIDEO)

One of the victims of a fatal stabbing at a Longview hospital on Tuesday morning has been identified. In an e-mail to staff on Tuesday, Good Shepherd Medical Center CEO Steve Altmiller said that Gail Sandidge, a nurse at the hospital, died. She was stabbed by an assailant at the Ambulatory Surgery Center at Good Shepherd Medical Center. Sandidge died ... 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 »

Mississippi State Mascot Injured by ESPN Cart (PHOTO)

Mississippi State Mascot Injured by ESPN Cart

Mississippi State beat Ole Miss 17-10 in the 86th installment of the Egg Bowl, but lost one of its most visible supporters in the process. Their mascot “Bully”, the human in the costume, not the actual dog, suffered a compound fracture after being hit my an ESPN television cart during the game. According to the school, the student underwent surgery ... Read More »

Loews Coronado Bay Resort surfing Dog Competition, coach

Loews Coronado Bay Resort surfing Dog Competition, coach

The Loews Coronado Bay Surf Dog Competition is unleashing the fun with new friends from Unleashed by Petco. Whether catching a wave with a furry friend or seeking fun on the beach with friends and family, this year’s attendees can expect a fun-filled day at the “2013 Loews Surf Dog Competition- Unleashed by Petco.” This year’s competition—held on June 22, ... Read More »