Spotted lanternfly poised to invade Maryland videoelephant 2018-02-220 views The spotted lanternfly is poised to invade Maryland for the first time this spring. The invader has harmed important crops including grapes, fruit trees, hop plants and hardwoods, and left gardens, decks and patio furniture covered in goo.
Rocks Flows Like River After Rain From Ex-Cyclone Gita Hits Rakaia Gorge videoelephant 2018-02-220 views New Zealand resident Donna Field captured video of Terrible Gully flowing with a stream of shingle rock at the Rakaia Gorge in Canterbury on February 20. The surge of water resulted after ex-Cyclone Gita made landfall on the South Island.The shingle rock flow has cut off eight farms from Rakaia in Canterbury, according to reports. The surge also caused road closures in the area.Field told Storyful she and her son, Joe, got in their car to check on the road closure when they came across the blockage of fast-moving rock.Field stated the noise was so loud she and her son “had to shout to each other to be heard.” Credit: Donna Field via Storyful
Stunning starling murmuration videoelephant 2018-02-220 views Wildlife photographer and guide Paul Goldstein spends a lot of time abroad but he says he had one of his best ever wildlife encounters a few hours from where he lives in London.
High School Crowd Loses It After Miracle 3-Pointer Wins Game videoelephant 2018-02-210 views The boys’ basketball team at St Charles East High School, based in St Charles, Illinois, secured a win over St Charles North on January 12, thanks to an unbelievable buzzer-beating, three-pointer from student Justin Hardy. With barely any time remaining, Hardy stole the ball from St Charles North before taking a three-point shot which turned out to be the game-winner for his team, prompting scenes of delirium as fellow students invaded the court. Footage of the shot, shared by reporter Jake Bartelson shows the ecstatic crowd celebrating Hardy’s nothing-but-net finish. Another clip from the game, tweeted by @jhendriksen, shows the miracle throw from a different angle. The initial clip from Bartelson had over 20,000 views at the time of writing. While the impressive nature of the win is in little doubt, it actually marks the third year in a row St Charles East has handed out a last-second defeat to their St Charles North rivals. Credit: Twitter/Kane County Chronicle via Jake Bartelson via ViralVids
76yo Granny Living on Siberian Island Commutes to Town on Ice Skates videoelephant 2018-02-210 views 76-year-old grandma Lyubov Morekhodova has an unusual daily commute. She runs a tiny farm on Olkhon Island in the middle of Lake Baikal, and the lake is totally frozen for 5 months of the year. To assist herding her cattle during the long winter months, the pensioner has taken to ice-skating over Baikal on her Soviet era skates to reach a nearby town for supplies.
DUI driver crash in Glendale videoelephant 2018-02-210 views Those folks are very lucky they weren't part of the accident as that suspect swerved right into cars. One couple shot it all on video and then tried to track down the driver.
Espionage museum videoelephant 2018-02-210 views Three-hundred-sixty degrees of dozens of security feeds ring the walls of a dimly lit circular room on the second floor of a nondescript building on 8th Avenue in Manhattan. A female voice in one's headphones asks for locations of and observations on
Biggest Upside-Down House in the World Turns Heads in Ufa videoelephant 2018-02-210 views A huge new upside-down house opened to the public in the Russian city of Ufa on Friday. Called the 'Flip-Flop House,' it is the biggest upside-down attraction in Russia and allegedly the biggest in the world. Visitors to the Flip-Flop House get a chance to see life from a totally different vantage point. The Flip-Flop House offers two stories and over 3,000 square feet of exploration for more than 50 people at a time. Every single item has been carefully made to fit into the upside-down world.
Dashcam Video Shows Shotgun Blast Miss La Crescent Officer videoelephant 2018-02-200 views Dashcam video released November 15 shows the moment when La Crescent Police Officer Ryan Quanrud was nearly shot during a July 31 traffic stop along a highway in Hokah, Minnesota. Quanrud can be seen in the video approaching the vehicle when the shotgun was fired towards the officer. The vehicle fled as Quanrud pointed his service weapon at the vehicle. According to reports, two teenagers were arrested. The teens face multiple felony charges, including attempted murder of a police officer. Credit: Minnesota Department of Public Safety via ViralVids