STOCKHOLM, Sweden (UPI) -- A Swedish brewery released a new beverage designed to "optimize" the experience of drinking in the shower -- a Shower Beer that doubles as conditioner.
The PangPang brewery in Sweden teamed with creative agency Snask to create Shower Beer, "a sweet but strong pale ale in a [6 ounce] small bottle meant to gulp ...Read more
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (UPI) -- An Ohio 2-year-old might be headed for a future as a Harlem Globetrotter after showing off his trick shot skills from a third-floor balcony.
Mike Shannon posted a video to YouTube showing his 2-year-old son, Calvin, repeatedly tossing balls from the indoor balcony that sink flawlessly into the toddler's toy basketball...Read more
HARNPAYNE, Ontario (UPI) -- A man driving through northern Ontario had a lucky near-miss with three moose in the road and the white-knuckle encounter was captured by his dashboard camera.
James Levesque said he was driving Jan. 3 on Highway 631, near the northern Ontario town of Harnpayne, when he noticed the group of moose in the road ahead of...Read more
PILANESBERG, South Africa (UPI) -- A visitor to a South African game reserve captured dramatic video of two huge elephants having a brawl in the middle of a road.
Gareth Morgan, a regular visitor to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve in South Africa, captured video Dec. 27 showing the two elephants using their heads and tusks to shove one another in ...Read more
XIAOGAN, China (UPI) -- Members of a Chinese fire department were filmed dismantling a washing machine to rescue a 3-year-old boy who became trapped inside the appliance.
A video filmed last month in Xiaogan, Hubei Province shows the firefighters dismantling the washer to rescue the toddler, who apparently became trapped while playing inside ...Read more
PORTLAND, Ore. (UPI) -- Oregon's Unipiper proved "Keep Portland Weird" is an all-seasons struggle when he was filmed shoveling snow while riding his unicycle and playing bagpipes.
The Unipiper, aka Brian Kidd, posted a video to YouTube showing him shoveling snow from the sidewalk in his Portland neighborhood.
Kidd, whose unicycle multitasking ...Read more
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A man shared video of an unusual relic at his grandparents' house -- a 58-year-old toaster that still functions in daily use.
Michael Asher's video, posted to YouTube by user Jude Forrest, shows Asher's grandparents' kitchen, where he and his grandmother are regarding her old toaster.
Asher's grandma says the toaster was a ...Read more
DETROIT (UPI) -- Chevy and Warner Brothers constructed a life-size version of the Lego Batmobile from the upcoming film The Lego Batman Movie
The vehicle was unveiled in Detroit on Jan. 14 to promote the film, which is set to release on Feb. 10.
Chevy posted a mock listing for the replica vehicle, boasting a 20,000 horsepower engine, 120,000 ...Read more
The Railroad ManJohn V. Pasquariello
Mike Vincente’s life hit rock bottom after being unjustly drummed out from the New Jersey State Police. Now a railroad cop, he thinks he’s nothing more than a boxcar babysitter. But while he’s on a routine call to roust yet another trespasser from the yard, Laura ...
NORTHERN TERRITORY, Australia (UPI) -- An Australian wildlife expert fishing from a helicopter captured video of a "monster" crocodile white water rafting without the raft in the Northern Territory.
Matt Wright, star of National Geographic's Outback Wranger, said he was fishing for barramundi when he spotted the massive croc in the ...Read more
TELLURIDE, Colo. (UPI) -- A house cat in Colorado bravely defended his home from a curious bobcat who was peeking through a window.
Erik Fallenius shared video of his cat Waffle as he attempted to scare off a bobcat that was creeping around his sliding glass door.
"If it wasn't for the damn glass I'd shred you for looking at me that way!" ...Read more
YONGZHOU, China (UPI) -- The owners of rival car washes in a Chinese city were filmed fighting and dueling with water hoses in an incident witnesses said started as an argument over customers.
A video recorded at the scene Friday in Yongzhou, Hunan Province, shows the two women using car wash hoses to do battle in a parking lot.
The video ...Read more
PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (UPI) -- A group of fisherman in Florida were sent into a frenzy after witnessing a large shark jumping out of the water.
Talyor Danowski and his friends captured video of the shark, which they believed to be a Mako, as it swam under their boat and leapt through the air as they attempted to catch it off the coast of Indian...Read more
PORT SHELTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (UPI) -- A visitor to the Lake Michigan shore captured video of a rare phenomenon -- hundreds of naturally-forming ice balls washing ashore.
Michigan resident Stacey Anne Leeson captured photos and video Saturday showing the ice balls littering Port Shelton Beach after washing in with the tide.
"Gazillions of ice ...Read more
KANAI LAKE, Alaska (UPI) -- An Alaskan daredevil was filmed by a bystander pulling off a bizarre and dangerous stunt -- using a chainsaw to propel him across a lake on ice skates.
Cale Green, who captured the footage and posted it to YouTube, said he and a friend were recording video on Kenai Lake in Alaska when a man asked if he would be ...Read more
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (UPI) -- Police in Alabama discovered that a hunter who was reported missing was actually in a local jail the entire time.
Local fire departments and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency were searching for 51-year-old Randy Keith Holt before Limestone County Sheriff's Office discovered he was being held at a county jail on ...Read more
NEW YORK (UPI) -- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said a man pulled over for skipping a toll at the Lincoln Tunnel had more than $12,000 in unpaid tolls.
Port Authority police said Julian Garcia, 42, of Montville, N.J., was pulled over on the Jersey side of the Lincoln tunnel about 5:30 p.m. Thursday for allegedly blowing through ...Read more
LONDON (UPI) -- A woman from West London was fined 80 pounds after pouring a hot cup of coffee down a street drain.
Sue Peckitt, 65, poured the coffee down the drain because she didn't like the taste and didn't want to create a "soggy mess" in the public garbage can, she told Get West London.
"I had bought a cup of coffee, it wasn't very nice ...Read more
OKLAHOMA CITY (UPI) -- The Oklahoma City Fire Department shared video from the "MOOOving story" of a cow hoisted from inside a family's swimming pool.
The department said in a Facebook post the "unique rescue" started Sunday when the cow had apparently become bored and decided to take a morning dip in a neighborhood swimming pool.
The ...Read more
LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- The U.S. Coast Guard said a Los Angeles-based boat crew snapped photos of a friendly sea lion that "hitched a ride" after becoming tangled in fishing gear.
The Coast Guard shared photos on Facebook showing the sea lion on the deck of a boat based out of U.S. Coast Guard Station Los Angeles/Long Beach while it was conducting...Read more
LAKELAND, Fla. (UPI) -- A visitor to a Florida wildlife reserve captured video of a gargantuan gator dubbed a "dinosaur" by social media users.
Kim Joiner posted a video to Facebook showing the alligator crossing the MMR trail at the Polk Nature Discovery Center in Lakeland's Circle B Bar Reserve.
Joiner said the video, which features numerous...Read more
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