Sunday, June 22, 2014

Samurai Shows Off Mad Soccer Skills In Brazil (VIDEO)

This samurai's got skills -- and they aren't with a sword.

Check out this Nissin ramen commercial featuring an ancient warrior juggling a soccer ball in Brazil. His footwork amazes -- something that's not necessarily easy to do in the World Cup-hosting nation.

While the character may be from long ago, the actor in the costume has modern cred: He's freestyle soccer wizard Kotaro Tokuda.

Those are slick moves for any century.

$24 Million Boat Goes Up In Flames (VIDEO)

You've probably never seen a fire quite like this.

San Diego boat captain Kurt Roll was using a remote-controlled quadcopter drone to shoot aerial footage at a shipyard in Chula Vista, California on Thursday when he spotted a plume of smoke rising in the distance. Roll decided to use his device to get closer to what appeared to be a massive boat fire, and managed to capture some incredible, close-up footage of a yacht going up in flames.

Florida Inmates Smuggle Gun Into Prison For Most Bizarre Reason Ever (READ)

Pro tip: Shooting yourself with a gun you smuggled into prison won't get you lawsuit money or a reduced sentence.

We know this because Deshandre Billups and Kirk Cartwright know this. The two Florida inmates, along with five others, were arrested Tuesday in what authorities describe as a plot to sue the Florida Department of Corrections, according to My Fox Orlando.

New Winner Of 'World's Ugliest Dog' Contest Crowned (PHOTOS)

PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — It's that time of year again when dogs with unusually large heads, hairless bodies and other oddities compete to be the World's Ugliest Dog.

This year's winner? A 2-year-old mutt named Peanut, whose wild white and brown hair, bulging eyes and protruding teeth belie his sweet, energetic personality.

HILARIOUS VIDEOS: South West Airlines Flight Attendants Turn Pre-Flight Announcements into Comedy (MUST WATCH)

"Ladies and gentlemen, do us a favor today," Robert Baker, a Southwest flight attendant since 2005, suggested. "Sit back. Relax. Enjoy our hospitality. Or you can sit up and be tense, that choice is yours."

Baker then broke in to a quick number that he sang to the tune of Barney's "I Love You."

"We love you. You love us. We're much faster than the bus. We hope you enjoy our hospitality. Marry one of us and you'll fly free."

The entire cabin erupted in laughter.

See another video after the cut

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Man Jumps From Balcony With Baby On Father's Day: Cops

A 35-year-old man faces criminal charges after allegedly jumping from the balcony of a second-story Honolulu apartment building on Father's Day while holding an 11-month-old baby.

Zelig Pickering, who is believed to be the father of the baby, was charged Monday with endangering the welfare of a minor, a misdemeanor, according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Responders were on the scene Sunday after receiving reports of a baby crying on the second-floor balcony of the three-story apartment building, according to KHON2. After authorities tried knocking on the front door of the apartment, witnesses say they saw Pickering on the balcony holding the baby.

Man Pours Petrol on His Wife, Threatens to Set Her on Fire, And Says: "He Was Only Joking".. Like WTF???

A Sunrise man told police he was only joking when he tried to ignite gasoline that he had “accidentally” spilled on his wife and her bed. Khemraj Samlall, 43, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill.

Woman Charged With Prostitution Inside Library

As Francis Bacon once said, "Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed." Neither case applies here.

Usually people go to their local library to satisfy their thirst for knowledge -- not carnal knowledge. Earlier this week a New Hampshire woman was arrested for allegedly offering the latter at a suburban Massachusetts library, and police say she wanted cash in exchange.

Razor Blade Found In Burger King Salad (PHOTO)

Burger King is known for its longtime slogan, "Have It Your Way," but one Arizona customer got more than she asked for when she ordered her meal. Jennifer Ashley of Flagstaff took a picture of a box-cutter that she says she found inside her salad.

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