Chitetsu Watanabe from Niigata, Japan, has been officially confirmed as the oldest person living (male) at 112 Years 344 days as of 12 February 2020. He was born on 5th March 1907 in Niigata as the first of eight children, and went on to have five children of his own with his wife Mitsue. He claims that the secret to his longevity is to “not to get angry and keep a smile on your face”. Chitetsu currently resides at a nursing home in Niigata and enjoys custard pudding.
20-year old Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis recently set the new pole vault world record with a very impressive vault of 6.17 meters, beating Renaud Lavillenie’s 2014 record of 6.16 meters by *counting on fingers* 0.01 meters.
That wasn’t the ice… that was aliens having a laser fight. I would immediately look around for other things to throw down there. Bill Nye, weed need a scientific explanation.
Earlier this year, Steamboat Springs, Colorado was treated to the explosion of a truly massive, 62-inch firework. It was big, so big in-fact it set the new Guinness World Record for the Largest Aerial Firework.
Storm Ciara has caused many flights in the UK to be cancelled, and you can really see why from this video of a plane trying to land in Birmingham Airport against the rocky winds.
“Out of the Blue” by filmmaking duo Steven Hoover and Jonathan Bregel of friendzone is a fascinating short film about Jim Hall, aka “The Blue Comma”, a 78 year old former Baltimore city planner (and Bregel’s neighbor), who, upon retirement decided to complete the enormous blue tattoo he started in 1967. Having no one to answer to, Hall covered his hands and his face with the blue design.
A government helicopter was hit by a box truck while trying to take off. The helicopter was on a U-turn, ready to take off, when a truck hit the aircraft’s blades. The guy filming probably got some shrapnel in his leg, but luckily it seems like nobody was seriously injured.
Inmates noticed the deputy did not appear to feel well as he patrolled a housing unit. When the deputy returned to his desk inmates observed him lose consciousness, fall the floor, and split his head. Witnessing the guard in need of immediate medical attention, inmates in the housing unit began banging on their cell doors and calling out to the guard. For a brief moment the guard regained consciousness and managed to reach the control panel to release the inmates from their cells.
Amanda Disley and her husband noticed something was iffy about a blue Honda Civic and thanks to their instincts, Charlotte Moccia, the kidnapped 11-year-old girl, was saved.
This is the best surf video we’ve seen in months, and it didn’t actually have surfing in it. Do you wonder if this kind of thing is the whale protecting the humans from a shark or just a curious baby perhaps? Who knows, either way it’s incredible!
Historic VP pick, Kamala Harris, stops by to the Breakfast Club back in 2019. The U.S. Attorney touched on where she stands on marijuana legalization and the “nasty game” she’ll have to play going up against President Donald Trump in 2020.
In 2016 a Florida man attempted to run from Boca Raton, FL to Bermuda in a home-made, inflatable plastic bubble. Reza Baluchi had been warned by the Coast Guard that any efforts to attempt his journey would be futile and result in severe legal and financial retribution. However, Reza’s convictions and ambition left him undeterred by such threats – he’d been waiting his whole life to do this and nothing was going to stop him. This is the story of that fateful journey as told by the man who attempted it.
Residents of western New South Wales hoping for rain after a promising forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) were instead hit by a fast-moving dust storm that blocked out the sun. The dust storm spread from Broken Hill across to Nyngan, Parkes and Dubbo on Sunday, leaving many residents in complete darkness.
It’s literally pointless saying NO to food from Mum; because it translates to “fill my plate again please”. This is not a comedy. It’s a documentary”.