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Take a look at this guy! Andrew Jacob Cervantez was born on Jan. 16. The 15-pound, 2-ounce baby boy was born in a Hesperia, California hospital on Thursday. Andrew weighed in at 15 lbs., 2 oz, was 24 inches long and is officially the heaviest baby in the U.S., according to records. Watch the video a...

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 1:49pm

The iconic 100 foot tall Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil was damaged by lightning during a storm. Several fingers were blasted off the right hand and early estimates are that it will cost over one million dollars to be repaired. Watch the video above or ...

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 1:03pm

The things a man does for his best friend. A 60-year old St. Louis Missouri man rescues his dog from an icy Missouri lake, pushing the dog out of the water and then the freezing temps sap the strength needed to save himself. Rescue teams made it to the scene just in time to save him from an icy demi...

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 12:48pm

Leonard Lehman, the self proclaimed "Mr. Blues Man" of Brainerd, Minnesota, recorded this first singing of a song he has written titled, "Ojibwe Blues". Leonard has published over 140 videos on You Tube and has one album and two singles selling world-wide. A song he wrote called "When the Night Come...

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 12:28pm

Cory Newman, of Bemidji, Minnesota, has written and recorded a whimsical new song titled "Just an Onion", for onion lovers and haters alike to enjoy. Released under the moniker "A Whisper in White Noise," Cory's song analogizes the likes of human emotion through the perspective of an onion. The humo...

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 12:44pm

SEE IT: There's a new, low-budget horror movie coming out soon called "Devil's Due". Some of the film's special effect specialists unleashed a demonic baby in a carriage into the streets of New York City to generate buzz for the movie. Watch the 'Devil Baby' terrify New Yorkers in this VERY disturbi...

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 5:32pm

Come on, only twenty minutes to chow down my super-sized meal? This Queens, New York McDonalds has set a time limit on eating because of too many elderly customers taking too much time to eat their purchases, tying up valuable seating, possibly keeping the restaurant from serving more customers. Wat...

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 5:20pm

Peyton Manning can't stop shouting about Nebraska's largest city. The Denver Broncos quarterback used the word "Omaha" loudly and often during a playoff victory over the San Diego Chargers. Watch the video above or ...

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 4:40pm

Damage in this car crash was minimal - but the shock value was crazy! On her way home from work, a woman was hit in an intersection by another car. When she looked to see who had struck her, all she saw behind the wheel was a chihuahua! No one was hurt when the dog apparently knocked the car it was ...

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 9:55pm

In a heart-breaking story, 12-year old Tayor wrote a letter hoping to offer some advice to her future self - but she died last week from complications of pneumonia. Listen to her father as he reads what his special girl wrote to herself. Watch the video above or ...

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 9:43pm