Spain Train Crash Captured on Camera
Video has surfaced of Wednesday’s disastrous high-speed passenger-train crash in northwest Spain, and it’s just as shocking as you would expect. The accident left at least 80 people dead and 140 injured.
The Muppets Welcome the Royal Baby
The royal baby’s birth is even big news in Muppet land, prompting Miss Piggy to ask Kermit to have “a little royal child of [our] own.”
‘Blurred Lines’ Gender Reversal
Some people are outraged over an alleged objectification of women in Robin Thicke’s racy music video, but would it still be offensive if the men and women switched roles? Here, Seattle-based boylesque troupe Mod Carousel does just that.
Braves Pitcher Suffers Gruesome Broken Ankle
Tim Hudson, starting pitcher for the Atlanta Braves, was stepped on by a base runner while covering first base Wednesday night, resulting in a hard-to-watch, season-ending injury. Hudson will undergo surgery as soon as the swelling subsides.
Town Crier Crashes Royal Baby Announcement
Although he is in fact a town crier, this man confused journalists and American viewers alike when he showed up uninvited and in costume to announce the birth of the royal baby to the eager crowd.
Digg Founder Throws Raccoon
That time Digg founder Kevin Rose grabbed a raccoon that was attacking his dog and threw it into the air. For real.
Woman Beats Up Thief
This Russian robber messed with the wrong woman when he snatched her cellphone right out of her hands. Let’s just say he ends up writhing on the floor.
A Fan (Literally) Grabs Beyoncé’s Hair
And she didn’t even skip a beat! At least Queen B had a good sense of humor about it, Instagramming a video a stagehand cutting her free, and later saying, “I got snatched.”
Scuba Divers Escape Humpback Whales
This isn’t your average swim in the sea. Off the coast of California, scuba divers came terrifyingly close to being swallowed by humongous humpback whales—and it was all captured on tape. (via Shawn Stamback)
Royal Boy Meets World
Kate and William stepped out onto the hospital steps where Diana and Charles stood 31 years ago, and presented their son to the world.