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Kitten can't decide if he wants to sleep or play2m06s

Kitten can't decide if he wants to sleep or play

Rex the little kitten is exhausted – but he also really, really wants to play. This video, filmed by Karen Robinson in Glasgow, shows her cat falling asleep on a scratching post. When he catches himself drifting, he jerks awake, then promptly goes back to sleep.

Wipe out! Surfer is engulfed by monster wave off coast of Portugal59s

Wipe out! Surfer is engulfed by monster wave off coast of Portugal

This is the terrifying moment surfer Marcelo Luna is battered by a massive wave after failing to get on a jet ski with his teammate. Drone footage shows Luna successfully riding a huge wave during a big swell off Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal. After the surfer’s stunt, his teammate appears on a jet ski to take Luna safely to shore. However, Marcelo fails to get on the jet ski and is engulfed by an enormous wave. The incident happened on November 8, 2017, but the footage has recently emerged online. Praia do Norte, the beach both men were surfing from, is renowned for its powerful and dangerous waves and attracts surfers from around the world.  In 2011 Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara set a world record there for the largest wave ever surfed, at 24m (78ft).

Indonesian toddler smokes 40 cigarettes a day3m54s

Indonesian toddler smokes 40 cigarettes a day

This chain-smoking toddler has developed an insatiable habit - and puffs through 40 cigarettes a day. Two-year-old Rapi Ananda Pamungkas started by picking up used butts outside his mum's market stall in Sukabumi, Indonesia. But within days he was hooked - and would constantly pester passing shoppers to give him cigarettes. The adults initially found the youngster's demands endearing and plied him with cigarettes while laughing as he lit up. But Rapi - nicknamed Rap - soon started becoming aggressive and throwing tantrums when he couldn't get his beloved ''meroko'', the local term for cigarettes. Rapi's mother, Maryati, 35, admitted on Monday (13/08) that she buys two packs of cigarettes a day for the boy to stop him from going ''beserk''. She said: ''My child is used to smoking while drinking coffee and eating cake. ''He has been smoking every day for around two months. If I don't give him a cigarette, my child goes berserk.'' Maryati said that Rapi started around two months ago by collecting cigarette butts scattered on the road which older lads lit for him. After that, he demanded cigarettes from passing adults and his parents who run a food stall, which also sells cigarettes. The mother said that it had been difficult to ban her child from smoking because he will ''cry all day'' if he can't smoke. Maryati added: ''If Rapi doesn't get cigarettes he cannot sleep. He will start rampaging and crying. It's expensive, because we have to buy them for him. He likes to do it all day. He can smoke about 40 every day.'' Rapi's father, Misbahudin, 40, said he also smokes but doesn't know why his child started the habit. He added: ''I cannot say no to him when he asks for a cigarette. I don’t even smoke that often. I only smoke at work. When my son smokes he likes to have a cup of mochaccino.'' The parents said they will take the toddler to see a doctor to try and kick his smoking habit. Indonesia has one of the highest numbers of smokers per population in the world and a growing problem of child smokers. Around nine percent of under 18s smoke regularly. In 2010, the two-year-old boy Aldi Rizal achieved notoriety after it emerged he also would smoke two packets a day, with footage showing him happily smoking cigarettes.

This dog doesn't quite know how to feel about sunflowers41s

This dog doesn't quite know how to feel about sunflowers

Sunflowers are pretty harmless, but judging from this dog's reaction, he clearly doesn't think so. The video, filmed by David Reyes in his Indianapolis home, shows his dog walking towards a sunflower and sniffing it. Each time, he looks startled and immediately jumps back.

Watch man attempt to snatch seven-year-old girl walking with her mother2m05s

Watch man attempt to snatch seven-year-old girl walking with her mother

This is the shocking moment a man tries to snatch a little girl as she walks with her mother. CCTV footage from Neihu district in Taiwanese capital Taipei shows the mum walking her seven-year-old daughter home from school when the man struck. The suspect Chou, 33, who later claimed it was a case of mistaken identity, can be seen standing outside a restaurant when he spots the mother and daughter, and suddenly reaches out his arm to grab the child’s rucksack. The girl appears to scream and her mother does too, with the parent desperately trying to pull her daughter away from the man, who refuses to let go of the schoolgirl’s bag. The girl is lifted into the air and the two grown-ups then involved in a game of "human tug-of-war", reports described. Restaurant staff and a number of passers-by came to the mother’s aid and Chou eventually let go and walked away from the area. Wu and her daughter were both shaken by the incident but not injured, police from Dahu Precinct said. They said the suspect claimed he mistook the mother and child for someone else, the police added without elaborating. Authorities investigating the incident revealed Chou to be a licensed lifeguard working as an instructor at a nearby public swimming pool. He has since been sacked from his job after being detained on forcible compulsion charges.

Camper van floats down overflowed Fishing Creek37s

Camper van floats down overflowed Fishing Creek

++CLIENTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS VIDEO HAS BEEN LOOPED++ ++CLIENTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS VIDEO HAS BEEN EDITED++ Flash floods hit towns across central and northeastern Pennsylvania on August 13, turning roads into rivers and causing widespread structural damage. This video, shared to Facebook by Emily Cunningham, shows a camper van floating through Fishing Creek in Columbia County. The creek's water levels rose dangerously, causing mandatory evacuations as police officers drove through Bloomsburg to tell people to leave their homes. Heavy rains wreaked havoc across Pennsylvania, closing down a busy interstate and flooding houses. Police reported numerous rescues of people trapped in cars due to the flood. Authorities said the latest downpours followed weeks of a stalled weather pattern that is drawing moisture from the Atlantic Ocean, hitting some communities repeatedly.

This is what happens when a golden retriever puppy meets a parrot2m55s

This is what happens when a golden retriever puppy meets a parrot

A golden retriever puppy had a hilarious encounter with a parrot at a home in Skagit County, Washington, on August 11. In the video, the puppy is seen curiously sniffing at a parrot as the bird bites back lightly with her beak while the owner laughs quietly as he films it. “Our new golden retriever puppy and parrot are bonding — exchanging kisses — and the bird expresses her personal dialogue on how cute she thinks the puppy is,” the owner joked.

Nest Cam captures woman’s scary encounter with a raccoon20s

Nest Cam captures woman’s scary encounter with a raccoon

Nest Cam footage captured a raccoon charging after a woman at a home in Bedford County, Tennessee, on August 7. In the video, a woman is seen leaving her home when a raccoon crawls out from a trash bin and charges after her twice. The woman yells at the raccoon and swings a bag towards it. The raccoon retreats briefly but then circles back to face the woman one last time before leaving for good. “As I rushed out the door to get to work, I heard a weird growl coming from my trash can,” the woman said. “When I glanced over, a raccoon emerged.” “I tried to get away, but it came back after me,” the woman added.

Deer walks through rubble of home destroyed in Carr Fire44s

Deer walks through rubble of home destroyed in Carr Fire

A deer was seen walking through the rubble of a home in Redding, California, that was destroyed by the Carr Fire. “My friend and I were driving through one of the many neighborhoods devastated by the Carr Fire and noticed a deer in the driveway of this house,” the filmer said. “It looked like it was searching for something as it walked across the grass through the brick ‘entryway.’” The footage was filmed on August 11. The three-week-old Carr Fire has now burned 207,162 acres, according to the Redding Record Searchlight. Visit the Salvation Army’s website at the link below to help residents affected by the California wildfires:

Hyenas relentlessly harass lions until they give up their kill1m01s

Hyenas relentlessly harass lions until they give up their kill

Hyenas relentlessly harassed two lions until they gave up their kill in Kruger National Park in South Africa on July 12. “We arrived at a watering hole where a pride of lions killed a buffalo two days earlier,” the filmer explained. “There were only two female lions still at the carcass. There wasn’t much left of the carcass and the lions had been keeping the pestering hyenas at bay.” “The two lionesses were surrounded by over 20 hyenas and clearly outnumbered,” the filmer continued. “The rest of the lion pride already gave up and moved away from the action.” “The hyenas were harassing the lionesses with their mock charges accompanied by their noisy giggles, yelling and whines,” the filmer said. “Suddenly, one lioness had enough, jumped up and charged towards the scavengers furiously while growling nonstop. The lioness eventually realized that she was risking her life and suddenly decided to turn back and run towards the other lions.” “Immediately, the hyenas went and claimed the leftovers of the kill,” the filmer said. “One lioness roared one last time before the lions finally decided to turn around and let the hyenas take over the remains of their kill.”

Man breaks car window to rescue dog trapped in hot car34s

Man breaks car window to rescue dog trapped in hot car

A man broke a car window to rescue a dog trapped in a hot car in Lafayette, Louisiana, on August 12. In the video, a man can be seen breaking the driver’s side window, opening the door and then walking away with a small poodle in his arm. “I noticed a small poodle barking in a parked car, which had cracks in all four windows,” the filmer said. "The temperature that day was in the upper 90’s.” “This guy and his girlfriend walked by the car and noticed the dog as well,” the filmer continued. “They both entered the store and came out 10 minutes later when he decided to take action.” “Once he rescued the dog, he went into the store and had the management page the owner of the car,” the filmer said. “Once she arrived, he handed her the dog told her not to leave dogs in a hot car and left.”

Lion attempts to attack a clueless boy through glass35s

Lion attempts to attack a clueless boy through glass

A lion attempted to attack a clueless boy through the glass at the Dubai Safari Park in the United Arab Emirates. In the video, a boy can be seen with his back turned to a lion enclosure separated by glass. A lion in the enclosure comes up behind the boy and repeatedly tries to attack the boy through the glass who has no idea this is happening. The filmer said his son, Adam, was too tired to walk and decided to rest and the lion headed straight for him.

Cat freaks out at own reflection in new mirror50s

Cat freaks out at own reflection in new mirror

Aleta Hart caught her cat doing something very strange in front of the mirror. In the clip, filmed on Monday (July 13), Norman the kitten sees himself in the mirror for the first time and freaks out at the 'other cat' that is in the room. “I bought a new mirror for my apartment and didn’t have a chance to hang it up before my cat, Norman, started playing with his reflection. He enjoys doing parkour off of it,” said Hart later online.

Two quakes shake Yunnan Province in China1m03s

Two quakes shake Yunnan Province in China

Dozens of people have been injured when two separate 5.0 magnitude earthquakes shook southwest China's Yunnan Province in the early hours of Monday and Tuesday, according to local authorities. According to the China Earthquake Networks Centre, the epicentre of the latest quake, with a depth of 6 km, was monitored in Sijie Township, Tonghai County, at 3:50 a.m. on Tuesday. The previous earthquake hit the township at 1:44 a.m. on Monday. Up to 70,000 residents were affected by the two quakes, according to officials. More than 33,000 residents have been evacuated from the affected areas, local media reported. The quakes also damaged more than 8,000 homes.

Aftermath of deadly bus crash in Ecuador41s

Aftermath of deadly bus crash in Ecuador

At least 24 people were killed and 19 injured in a bus crash on a highway near Quito, Ecuador. Aftermath footage, captured today (August 14) shows ambulances and first responders surrounding the remains of the wrecked bus on the pavement. According to reports, the bus was travelling to Quito city when it crashed into another vehicle at high-speed and overturned.

Boy, 12, who survived plane crash laid overnight with dead bodies in wreckage7m50s

Boy, 12, who survived plane crash laid overnight with dead bodies in wreckage

A 12-year-old boy who survived a plane crash spent the night in the wreckage among dead bodies – including his father – before being rescued. A nine-person flight by Indonesian charter airline Dimonim Air crashed in the forest of West Papua on August 11, killing all but Muhammad Jumaidi. The boy reportedly clutched his father as the light aircraft plunged into the thick undergrowth – but he did not survive. He was reportedly forced to spend the night among bodies at the crash site before he was found on Saturday. Footage shows the rescue effort after locals and authorities find the wreckage near Menuk mountain, in Pegunungan Bintang district. After being treated at local hospitals, Jumaidi was airlifted to hospital in Jayapura, Papua. Dr Hery Budiono at Bhanyangkara hospital in Jayapura, seen in the video at 5:30, said: The patient was admitted to the hospital is in a hemodynamically stable state. That means no bleeding which is life-threatening." He added: “The patient has no serious bleeding, but from the initial examination we discovered that the patient has suffered a mild head injury, in which the time of the incident he had lost consciousness, so that we categorize it mild head injury, then there is a fracture in the right arm." Jumaidi's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

'Ghost’ caught on camera walking through traffic in the Philippines3m02s

'Ghost’ caught on camera walking through traffic in the Philippines

This is the moment a 'ghost' appears to walk through oncoming traffic before later appearing in front of a grocery store.  The male apparition was picked up on CCTV cameras outside a shop in Pangasinan, Philippines, on June 20 at 2pm.  Surveillance footage from the same store shows a similar figure emerge 13 hours later on the same day as it lurks ominously next to a delivery man.  The spooky sightings have baffled staff at the shop and even security guards have been alarmed by it.  Michael Forto said: ''I couldn't believe my eyes. I thought these things only happen on television. It seems that the shadow is looking at the delivery guy.''  The grocery mini-mart is located in front of the town plaza and locals believe the apparition is the spirit of somebody with a grudge.  Jenny Renalto, who works at a shop near to where the ghost was captured on film, said: ''Now I'm scared to walk near this area. Every time I go past I can sense something scary.  ''I keep remembering what was on CCTV and the image of the man walking across the road comes into my head.''

Two injured when road 'explodes' in heatwave45s

Two injured when road 'explodes' in heatwave

Two people on a scooter were sent crashing to the ground recently in China when the road surface beneath them appeared to explode. A remarkable security camera video, which was filmed in Baoding City in northern China’s Hebei Province on August 11, showed the scooter driver and passenger being sent crashing to the ground as the road beneath them burst open. According to local media, the road surface must have expanded and then suddenly cracked due to soaring temperatures in the region. Fortunately, the pair escaped with nothing more serious than a few scratches.

Herd of elephants swim across flooded river in India2m22s

Herd of elephants swim across flooded river in India

A herd of elephants was captured swimming in a monsoon-swollen flooded river in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The footage, captured on August 8, shows the elephants holding trunks above the water as they move along the river. The clip was filmed in Katarnia village near the Indian border with Nepal.

US man films dolphins beaching themselves to feast on fish59s

US man films dolphins beaching themselves to feast on fish

A South Carolina resident captured this remarkable video of bottlenose dolphins beaching themselves to catch fish. The clip, which was captured at Folly Beach earlier this month, shows the marine mammals performing what is known as 'strand feeding.' Working together, the dolphins corral fish close to the shore and then charge, driving the fish and themselves out of the water. Once the fish are beached, the dolphins snap them up with ease before slipping back into the sea. "On this occasion, the dolphin actually waited for me to kick a beached fish back toward him before re-entering the water," said the filmer Ashley Wolfe.

Wild bat has been returning to the same house for 12 years40s

Wild bat has been returning to the same house for 12 years

This wild bat has been returning to the same house for the last 12 years - earning himself the nickname Dracula. The nocturnal creature - which bears a sinister resemblance to the iconic Bram Stoker villain - first appeared in their front garden in 2006. They left small pieces of fruit out for the bat and it continued to return each night. Homeowner Reno Maratas, 50, even put up a small piece of wire and hanging food baskets at their home in Davao province. The bat goes hunting each night then returns every morning to sleep upside down with his wings wrapped around his body. Reno said: ''We did not put a leash on the bat. It leaves during the night, but comes back to sleep during the day. ''It has been doing this for 12 years. He is very loyal. I don't know if all bats are like this. There is something he likes about this area. ''When the bat's sleeping he looks like Dracula, so that is what he have nicknamed him.''

Drivers battle to stop cars from floating away as typhoon hits47s

Drivers battle to stop cars from floating away as typhoon hits

Drivers battled to save their cars from floating away when Typhoon Yagi sent huge waves crashing over the seawall in China’s Qingdao City on Monday. Several men were filmed trying to push their vehicles to safety as whitewater crashed all around them and their cars. More than 54,000 people were moved to safer ground in the Philippines capital and nearby provinces in the last two days due to flash floods caused by Typhoon Yagi.

North Carolina man befriends a racoon and feeds him doughnuts4m37s

North Carolina man befriends a racoon and feeds him doughnuts

Jillian and Jason Parish noticed a family of racoons hanging around their house looking for food – so they became friends with them. In the clip, filmed July 26 in North Carolina, Jason is seen sitting outside befriending the racoons and feeding them doughnuts. “This is my husband Jason, he does this every night, he sits outside and feeds racoons doughnuts.” Jillian can be heard saying in the video. “They seem to really really like it and I sit and watch, it is interesting. He says they really like the doughnuts,” she adds.

Thai hero rescues tourists washed away by flash flood2m13s

Thai hero rescues tourists washed away by flash flood

Dramatic footage captured the moment two tourists were washed away by a flash flood before a brave onlooker leaps into the water to save them. The two men were 'tubing' at a country park in Nakhon Nayok, Thailand, yesterday (August 13) when the heavens opened. A sudden deluge of water swept them away downstream before they desperately clung to a low hanging branch. Park worker, Khun Nalon, 40, was then seen plunging into the water on an inflatable ring to paddle after the stricken pair. He caught up with them further downstream and helped to drag them to the shore. Speaking after, Nalon said: ''I saw the men and was hoping they could hold onto the tree but then they let go. ''The water is very dangerous so they were not safe. I could not leave them. I am a good swimmer so I jumped in to help them.'' The Khao Yai National Park where the rescue happened is a popular nature reserve which was packed with locals who had the day off for a national holiday celebrating the country's annual Mother's Day. Sudden monsoon downpours caused the streams to burst their banks - sending tonnes of water spilling over. Hundreds of visitors were stranded in a resort inside the sprawling park with water levels too high for them to leave. They had to wait until evening when the water had subsided. Park official Wichai Pornleesaengsuwan said the flash flood was caused by heavy rainfall coming down from the mountains. He said: ''This is the worst flooding I have seen here for ten years. We are trying to ensure that everybody is safe and there are no injuries.''

Man spins on twin brother's head in amazing workout stunt44s

Man spins on twin brother's head in amazing workout stunt

These brothers left New Yorkers stunned when they performed an amazing workout in the middle of a road in Lower Manhattan. The clip shows a man moving in circles with a man on top of his head- bringing the traffic to a standstill. After a while, the man on top begins to spin by himself following the impulse from the one below. The clip was captured on August 5.