New Jersey CPS Threatens to Confiscate Student from Dad Because He was Twirling a Pencil “Like a Gun”
Seventh grade student Ethan Chaplin thought his troubles were over. His school cleared his name after one of his peers reported to a Glen Meadow Middle School teacher he had been twirling a pencil “like a gun.” “He’s making gun motions, send him to juvie!” Ethan’s troublemaking colleague exclaimed,... Read more
Obama Praises Australia’s Gun Confiscation
Speaking to users of the blogging platform Tumblr, President Obama today praised Australia’s confiscation of firearms. Obama said: Couple of decades ago, Australia had a mass shooting, similar to Columbine or Newtown. And Australia just said, well, that’s it, we’re not doing, we’re not seeing that again, and basically imposed very severe, tough... Read more
A Man Recorded His Cliff Dive With a GoPro — Its the ‘Terrifying’ Thing That Happened Next That’s Left Viewers Arguing
A video published online Wednesday appears to show an Australian man leap off a cliff into the Sydney Harbor. “Close Call with a Great White Shark in Sydney Harbor!” reads the video’s description. “Filmed on a GoPro at Manly jump rock. HOLY S***!” While many viewers agreed the video... Read more
Teen bitten by shark on Galveston beach
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player HOUSTON – A local teenager is recovering after a shark encounter in Galveston this weekend. She was bitten over the weekend on West Beach, one of the most popular spots on the island. Mikaela Medina, 14, told Local 2 she didn’t know what happened... Read more
White House: Obama Looking to Act ‘Administratively, Unilaterally’ on Guns
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Tuesday that President Barack Obama is “always” looking for opportunities to act “unilaterally” again on guns, though he would prefer to work with Congress. “The president’s goal is to look for opportunities to act administratively, unilaterally using his executive authority to try to... Read more
Mystery Solved: 9-Foot Great White Eaten by a Bigger Great White
Producers and scientists involved in the documentary The Search for the Ocean’s Super Predator (which has been repackaged by the Smithsonian Channel and titled: Hunt for the Super Predator) have solved the 11-year-old mystery of what killed an ate a 9 foot great white shark off an Australian beach... Read more
Police: Armed Civilian Who Confronted Las Vegas Attackers Is a ‘Hero’
When Jerad and Amanda Miller arrived at Wal-Mart after killing two police officers at CiCi’s Pizza, they were confronted by concealed carry permit holder Joseph Robert Wilcox, whom police describe as a “hero.” According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, a police official said 31-year-old Wilcox “was legally carrying a... Read more
Stingray doesn’t like being provoked, chases swimmer ashore
Video: Giant stingray chases Gold Coast swimmer A swimmer on Australia’s Gold Coast, trying to express his bravado by jumping toward a large stingray cruising in shallow water, was instead frightened to shore by the angry creature. Granted, stingrays are typically docile, but the accompanying footage serves as another... Read more