Live like Darian: What if teen’s simple acts of kindness could change the world?
Darian Locklear will be remembered as many things: bright, warm, kind, athletic and beautiful. But she was shy, too. Or as her mother phrased it with a laugh, “just a little socially awkward.” Even as a teenager, Darian was uncomfortable doing things like ordering at a restaurant.
’Major’ deal: Biden’s German shepherd to become 1st rescue dog to live in White House
Joe Biden on Saturday became the projected winner of the 2020 presidential election, and that means Mr. Biden’s dog is set to become the first rescue dog to live in the White House. According to TMZ, this is the first time a dog will be back in the White House since President Obama’s two Portuguese water dogs, Bo and Sunny. In 2019, President Trump announced at a rally that he doesn’t have a dog, as reported by the Washington Post. “You do love your dogs, don’t you?” the Post quoted Trump having said. How would I look walking a dog on the White House lawn?”
Feeling brave? These are the most haunted places in St. Augustine
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – We are less than 30 days away from Halloween, but if you’re adventurous and love a good ghost story, there are haunted places nearby that you can visit 365 days a year. St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States, is known for its history. RELATED: Creepiest places in Florida guaranteed to haunt your dreamsThe Ghosts & Gravestones tour made a list of the most haunted places around town. St. Augustine Lighthouse: The 1874 St. Augustine Lighthouse tower has been featured on "Ghost Hunters" and is known for paranormal activity and spooky tales. (Agustininn)You can hit most of these places in one night with the help of Ghosts & Gravestones tour.
Owner believes lightning strike set $100K Boston Whaler ablaze
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A large boat fire near the Matthews Bridge on Tuesday evening may have been sparked by lightning. The owner said the boat was a 2018 Boston Whaler that was worth over $100,000. The family said they didn’t even have the 24-foot boat for a year. The boat is a total loss and the dock was also damaged in the fire.
Jaguars Jawaan Taylor reels in the catch of a lifetime
Jaguars second-year offensive tackle Jawaan Taylor knows something about blocking and after today, he can tell quite a story involving tackle. Taylor was out on a fishing boat with BlackTipH, a fishing charter with a Youtube fishing show. Wearing a Jaguars cap, Taylor pulled in a big one. A goliath grouper estimated to weight over 400 pounds by the guys on the boat. Taylor, who grew up in Cocoa and attended the University of Florida posted the video and photo to his social media.
Tell Siri youre getting pulled over, this iPhone shortcut will record your interaction with police
Amid the widespread protests and anger over police brutality, an iPhone shortcut that allows users to automatically record their interactions with the police is gaining popularity. It also sends a message to a predesignated contact, letting them know that you're being pulled over and where your current location is. The "Police" shortcut was first created back in 2018 by Redditor Robert Petersen, but it has been recently updated to fix any bugs and is now called the "I'm being pulled over" shortcut. Step 1: To set it up, first download the "Shortcuts" app on your iPhone. Step 4: Open this link in Safari to download the "I'm getting pulled over" shortcut.
Elmer Fudd will not use a gun in new Looney Tunes cartoons
Elmer Fudd and Yosemite Sam are sporting different looks in the "Looney Tunes Cartoons" that launched on the new streaming service HBO Max. The cartoons will still have plenty of sticks of Acme dynamite and cartoon violence, but Fudd will no longer carry his oversized hunting rifle and Sam won't have his pistols. In a short titled "Dynamite Dance," Fudd uses a scythe as he chases his nemesis Bugs Bunny. Bugs Bunny responds by using explosives to blow Fudd up multiple times. No mention is made of whether or not that the guns being removed was a response to gun violence and school shootings in the US.
These engagement-style photos of elderly couples will make you smile, guaranteed
A London-based photographer specializes in engagement-style photos of elderly couples, and the results are simply stunning. But also when I started to volunteer for this beautiful charity in the UK (called) Contact The Elderly,” Setia said. That’s what I love capturing about them.”Photo used with permission from Sujata Setia: But Natural PhotographySee? Setia told CTV that it’s really funny to see the elderly couples’ reactions, when she asks to shoot photos of them. Photo used with permission from Sujata Setia: But Natural PhotographyPhoto used with permission from Sujata Setia: But Natural PhotographyPhoto used with permission from Sujata Setia: But Natural PhotographyPhoto used with permission from Sujata Setia: But Natural PhotographyPhoto used with permission from Sujata Setia: But Natural PhotographyPhoto used with permission from Sujata Setia: But Natural PhotographyPhoto used with permission from Sujata Setia: But Natural PhotographyPhoto used with permission from Sujata Setia: But Natural PhotographyAll photos copyright Sujata Setia/But Natural Photography[ READ NEXT: A woman posted online for a man needing a friend.
What to watch on Netflix with your kids: 7 fresh ideas
We asked around for some of the best parent-endorsed picks when it comes to Netflix offerings. So, not only are you providing good entertainment for your kids, but you’re instilling a love of classic rock, as well. Although this one isn’t new or new to Netflix, we were surprised just how many parents hadn’t seen this one yet. "Masha and the Bear""My kids think this is the funniest show ever," one father of three said. I’m not suggesting you plop your kids down in front of a screen all day -- or even every day.
Goat? Dog? This viral photo has many scratching their head
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It took many of us in the Channel 4 newsroom a moment to figure out what we were actually looking at when this photo hit our email inboxes. The photo appears to have been originally shared on Twitter by the user @govindatagle. It caused an instance of mass confusion as our answers varied from “mutant goat” to “possessed pig.”You ready for this? Twitter: @govindatagleThat’s right. Interesting eye trick.
Toddler’s adorable recreation of Frozen scene goes viral
Parts of West Texas were blanketed with snow over the past week, and a toddler’s recreation of a scene from the movie Frozen is melting the hearts of many. Kristi Michele, the young girl’s mother wrote on Facebook: “Madelyn finally got some snow to do her scene.”It should come as little surprise the song of choice is Idina Menzel’s “Let it Go.” As of Sunday afternoon, the video had amassed 34 million views. Her moves, you could say, are wickedly talented! Check it out:
Man returns money after finding $43,000 in couch he purchased at thrift store
OWOSSO, MI (WNEM) – What would you do if you found $43,000 in a piece of furniture you purchased from a thrift store? Howard Kirby likes to shop at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Owosso, located about 30 miles west of Flint. He purchased a couch from the store in December for his man cave, but this weekend he made a shocking discovery.The couch was filled with thousands of dollars in cash. So, he reached out to the store to find out who had donated the couch. Kirby said he could’ve used the money – he needs a new roof badly – but he feels better knowing the money is in the rightful hands.
Viral photo: Couple gets pulled over by trooper and gets more than a ticket
MADISON COUNTY, Texas – When a Texas couple was pulled over on Sunday, instead of a ticket, they received a heartwarming moment. In a post on Facebook, Lanell James said she and her husband were driving through Madison County, Texas, on their way to her brother-in-law’s funeral when they were pulled over by a state trooper. According to the post, the trooper asked the couple where they were headed. When he learned the two were on the way to a funeral the officer removed his hat, grabbed their hands, and they all prayed. The post received more than 55,000 shares and 90,000 reactions.
‘He picked the wrong house’: Bodybuilder, 82, sends home intruder to hospital
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A crowd gathered around 82-year-old Willie Murphy at the Maplewood YMCA on Sunday. “He was outside and saying please call an ambulance because I’m sick, I’m sick,” Murphy said. The young man is in my home - broke the door.”She tried not to panic. “He’s laying down already, because I really had did a number on that man,” Murphy said. The suspect, who police say was intoxicated, was taken to the hospital.
School raffling off restored 1965 Mustang to keep program going
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Students who restored a 1965 Mustang are raffling the car off to keep career training programs going at North Mecklenburg High School. Tickets are $20. Jarod Brown teaches the mechanics class and tells WBTV "There’s a lot of money to be made and joy to be had in working with your hands.”Some of the students in the class say it’s their favorite class. The program has added another teacher. The program is able to accommodate 120 students.
Abandoned puppy with extra tail on his head rescued
The puppy, named Narwhal, has a tail growing from his head. "The unicorn face tail does not bother Narwhal, and he never slows down just like any normal puppy." Our Narwhal magical unicorn puppy has had so many great people checking in on him this morning. The extra tail is... Posted by Mac the pitbull on Tuesday, November 12, 2019It’s me Narwhal!! Well since we only know of one magical unicorn narwhal puppy we maybe gave too much for this to be a tricky question...
A woman posted online for a man needing a friend. What came next will restore your faith in humanity
He loves to chat about history, tell jokes and play chess.”Allen’s Facebook post went on to ask for two things. Another woman, Sonnet Grace Woolf, came over to the house for a game of chess after she saw the Facebook post. “I really, really enjoyed my visit with Jason today,” Woolf commented after the visit had ended. /**/Update: Caudill sent Woolf a text message, saying three more people have come to visit, thanks to Allen's Facebook post, Woolf said. Editor's note: Allen's original Facebook post to the Facebook group said Caudill spent 15 years abused and neglected.
Swarm of bugs hits the windshield and it just might be the grossest thing you see all day
Most of us have probably been on a road trip and had to wash splattered bugs off the car's windshield, but we bet you've never seen this many bugs hit a windshield at once. A woman posted a video on Facebook of her driving in Michigan's Upper Peninsula when a swarm of bugs hit her windshield. There are so many bugs landing at once that it almost sounds like she's driving through a wild rain or hail storm. Of course, the internet can really deliver when it comes to gross content, but ... imagine if this were you driving. We just hope she's got lots of windshield wiper fluid handy.
Billboard calling for President Trump impeachment going up near Mar-a-Lago
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A message soon will appear near President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in West Palm Beach, Florida, calling for his impeachment, the Miami Herald reports. The billboard reads “Impeachment Now, Make America America Again!”It will be up over Interstate 95 about 2 miles from the resort from March 19 to April 15, the Miami Herald reported. The left-wing organization Mad Dog PAC is funding the sign, which will cost more than $5,000. Mad Dog PAC founder Claude Taylor told WPEC-TV Trump is “unfit, ill-prepared, and unstable.”
Washington women say toddlers' eyebrows were waxed
WASHINGTON – Two mothers have filed police complaints against a Washington state Boys & Girls Club after claiming their toddler's eyebrows were waxed while they were attending the club's daycare. I take my daughter to the CBC Daycare to be cared for while I'm at school trying to focus on graduating! The Boys & Girls Club takes these allegations seriously and will work to support the investigation process. The Boys & Girls Club is committed to operating safe and supportive programs to serve the youth of our community, and has been recognized for providing quality programs serving youth of all ages.' Both the Boys & Girls Club and the Washington Department of Early Learning are investigating the alleged waxing.
St. Johns County scraps 'love locks' from bridge walk without warning
A St. Augustine landmark disappeared overnight, leaving locals heartbroken, and scratching their heads. St. Johns County removed the padlocks from the bridge walk, effectively ending the tradition of attaching "love locks" to the bridge. One woman living in Saint Augustine says she is devastated. We are still waiting to find out where the locks went, and if loved ones can receive them. So my boyfriend takes me to St. Augustine to the Lock heart bridge.
Mother shares warning after baby's car seat starts smoking
The mother said she has used mirrors along with car seats with all of her children and hasn't had any issues in the past. On this occasion, though, according to Amanda's account, the car seat started smoking, and the burn was serious enough to leave holes in the fabric. 'I've [used] car seats with mirrors with all my kids—never have I experienced this! In her video, she described: 'This is my baby's car seat, smoking because there is a mirror on the back of the seat so I can see her. And this is caused by the sun's reflection into the car seat.
Essay contest to win Catskills cabin canceled
A couple who failed to sell their Catskills vacation home made the cabin a prize in an essay contest last year. But after fewer than 600 people paid $149 and wrote a 200-word essay to enter the Win Lakefront Dream Home contest, they have canceled it altogether. If it had met that threshold, the contest would have garnered $820,000 for the two-bedroom cabin in Bethel, New York. The New Jersey couple who organized the contest, Andrew Bares and Kelly Lavorgna, will keep the entrants' $49 administrative fee. The couple spent about $50,000 to create and administer the contest.
Girl swims with large python
A young California girl is seen swimming with a large albino Burmese python owned as a family pet in a YouTube video that has gone viral. Wallace's daughter is seen in the video swimming with Sumatra, the giant snake. In the video, the girl pets and swims around the snake in a small pool. According to Wallace, the snake won't eat live food. Surprisingly, the video was posted in 2014 but just started to circulate on social media this week.