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South African charity lines up 90,450 food cans for world record

A South African charity broke a Guinness World Record when it collected 90,450 cans of donated food and arranged them into a 4.1-mile line. Ladles of Love, a charity dedicated to providing nutritious meals across South Africa, spent about two hours Sunday lining up cans of donated food at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. […]

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Loose crocodile spotted swimming on Israel-Jordan border

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority said it is on the hunt for a loose crocodile spotted swimming in a river on the country’s border with Jordan. The INPA said it was informed by the Israeli military that the crocodile had been spotted swimming in the Yarmuk River by the Jordanian Army, which informed Israel […]

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Tennessee Goodwill workers return donated WWII letters to family

Employees at a Tennessee thrift store found a stash of World War II letters in a donated jewelry box and were able to return them to the family. Melinda Brummitt was examining some donated items earlier this month at the Goodwill store in Kingsport when she found an old jewelry box with a broken leg […]

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Two wolves escape enclosure at Netherlands zoo

A zoo in the Netherlands was temporarily closed when visitors spotted two wolves that had escaped from their enclosure. The Amersfoort Zoo said in a Facebook post that visitors were ushered into indoor areas Monday when two wolves were seen wandering outside of their enclosure near the back of the park. The zoo was temporarily […]

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Idaho man moves 133 thumbtacks between boards in 1 minute

An Idaho man captured a Guinness World Records title by moving 133 thumbtacks from one cork board to another in 1 minute. David Rush, who has broken more than 200 Guinness records to promote STEM education, said the record-keeping organization’s rules for the thumbtack record allowed him to use both hands, but he could only […]

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Virginia man wins $1M lottery prize seven years after $2.5M jackpot

A Virginia man who collected a $2.5 million lottery jackpot in 2014 found lightning sometimes strikes twice when he scored a $1 million price from a scratch-off ticket. Michael Worsham, of Chesapeake, told Virginia Lottery officials he bought an Extreme Millions ticket from the 7-Eleven store on Butts Station Road in Chesapeake and initially misread […]

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Hedgehog rescued from parking lot drain

Animal rescuers and firefighters responded to an unusual situation in England when a hedgehog was found trapped in a parking lot drain. The Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service said in a Facebook post that rescuers responded to the Seaford, East Sussex, England, parking lot where residents reported a hedgehog was trapped in a drain. The […]