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Black Smoke Billows After Europa-Park Attraction Catches Fire41s

Black Smoke Billows After Europa-Park Attraction Catches Fire

Black smoke billowed into the sky at Europa-Park in Rust, Germany, on Saturday, May 26, after the “The Pirate’s Cave,” a park attraction, caught fire. According to reports, the fire started at around 6 pm and the ride was quickly evacuated. No injuries were reported. Credit: Zihao Zheng via Storyful

Europa-Park Visitor Watches Large Fire From Roller Coaster45s

Europa-Park Visitor Watches Large Fire From Roller Coaster

Black smoke billowed into the sky at Europa-Park in Rust, Germany, on Saturday, May 26, after the “The Pirate’s Cave,” a park attraction, caught fire. According to reports, the fire started at around 6 p.m. and the ride was quickly evacuated. No injuries were reported. Credit: Georges Rémy via Storyful

Mama Bear and Cub Spotted Crossing Trickle Creek Golf Course in British Columbia1m16s

Mama Bear and Cub Spotted Crossing Trickle Creek Golf Course in British Columbia

Glenn Hauptman was lucky enough to capture a grizzly bear and her cub crossing the twelfth hole at Trickle Creek Golf Resort in Kimberley, British Columbia, on May 23. Hauptman is a manager at the course and was able to pull out his phone in time to record the cub emerging from the woods surrounding the course. According to this WildSafe B.C. Facebook post bear sightings have been common in the area over the last few weeks and residents are encouraged to report any wild animal they encounter so that others can be aware. Credit: Glenn Hauptman via Storyful

Singing and Cheering Erupt in Dublin Castle as Irish Voters Await Referendum Result50s

Singing and Cheering Erupt in Dublin Castle as Irish Voters Await Referendum Result

Pro-abortion rights campaigners and voters broke out into passionate song at Dublin Castle in Ireland on May 26 as they awaited a final result on a referendum to liberalize Ireland’s abortion laws. Exit polls predicted a landslide victory for the pro-abortion rights side in the referendum. The videos shared on social media show people gathering in the courtyard of Dublin Castle, singing and cheering. Credit: Rebecca Horan via Storyful

Parkland Students Hold 'Die-in' Publix Protests Against Store's NRA Support53s

Parkland Students Hold 'Die-in' Publix Protests Against Store's NRA Support

Survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting staged “die-in” protests at two local Publix stores in Parkland on Friday, May 25, in protest of the company’s support of the NRA. According to CNBC, the company said it would halt its contributions to the NRA after the protests. This video shows students arriving at the Publix store in the Sawgrass Center in Parkland. Credit: Gregory Yeager via Storyful

Livestream Captures Lava Flow Activity in Puna, Hawaii48m02s

Livestream Captures Lava Flow Activity in Puna, Hawaii

Livestream video captured active lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea in lower Puna, Hawaii, on May 25. Several volcanic fissures reactivated after an explosive eruption at the summit of Kilauea on May 17, causing a continuous lava flow. The USGS said the fissures continued to produce robust eruptive activity in the Lower East Rift Zone of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens area. The volcanic gas emissions in these regions remain very high. Credit: Honolulu Civil Beat via Storyful

Woman Surprises Mother With Last-Minute Trip Home to Vote in Irish Referendum33s

Woman Surprises Mother With Last-Minute Trip Home to Vote in Irish Referendum

A young woman made her way home from Vancouver, Canada, to County Kildare, Ireland, to vote in the referendum on abortion laws in the country, surprising her mom along the way. In a video shared on her Twitter page, Michelle Sweeney is seen walking in to her yard to greet her mother, who looks shocked to see her. “Last minute flight from Vancouver to London: $1500. Length of journey: 15 hours. Repealing the 8th: priceless. Me mas’s reaction [sic]: also priceless,” Sweeney tweeted. As of writing, the footage has over 400 retweets and over 40,000 views on Twitter. Credit: Grainne Clarke via Storyful

Liverpool Fans Sing at John Lennon Airport Ahead of Champions League Final32s

Liverpool Fans Sing at John Lennon Airport Ahead of Champions League Final

Lawrence Kenwright, chairman of Signature Living, captured this footage of Liverpool fans singing Allez Allez Allez in Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport on May 25 ahead of the Champions League final in Kiev against Real Madrid. “I may be a Blue but this has what hairs I have left standing – all good for our amazing City,” said Kenwright in his tweet. Credit: Lawrence Kenwright @signatureliving via Storyful

Possible Suspect Caught in Hit-and-Run at Portland State University that Injured 31m33s

Possible Suspect Caught in Hit-and-Run at Portland State University that Injured 3

Portland, Oregon, police arrested a possible suspect in a hit-and-run at the Portland State University campus on Friday, May 25, that injured at least three women, one of whom is in critical condition, local reports said. The vehicle was stopped by police at Northeast 16th Avenue and Glisan Street later in the day, reports said. A fourth victim may have left the scene. Eyewitnesses said the car swerved off the street onto the sidewalk, and initial reports said the hit-and-run was intentional, though there is no indication from authorities at the time of writing that the incident was terror-related. Credit: Matthew Ritzi via Storyful

Woman Surprises Loved Ones With Unexpected Visit Home3m42s

Woman Surprises Loved Ones With Unexpected Visit Home

Ida Björnfot gave her loved ones a joyful surprise by returning home to Sweden four months earlier than they expected. She had been living in New Zealand for the last seven months. Ida planned the visit to coincide with her friend’s twenty-first birthday party. Credit: Ida Björnfot via Storyful

This Dog Will Do Anything for Some Peace and Quiet32s

This Dog Will Do Anything for Some Peace and Quiet

Gypsy the dog will do anything to get away from a little noise. According the family, she learned this trick when her home was undergoing renovations and she couldn’t take the racket. These days, she just does it whenever she needs a quick getaway. Credit: Payton Moylan via Storyful

Gas Emissions Remain High Due to Active Fissures in Puna18s

Gas Emissions Remain High Due to Active Fissures in Puna

Volcanic gas emissions remained high as fissure eruptions continued in Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens in Hawaii on Thursday, May 24, according to the USGS. At least 50 structures have been destroyed by volcanic activity on Hawaii’s Big Island since early May. These videos show Leilani Estates at sunset. Active fissures are seen in the residential area. Credit: Jeffrey Scott Wise via Storyful

Dark Clouds Seen in Scott County as Minnesota Blasted by Storms33s

Dark Clouds Seen in Scott County as Minnesota Blasted by Storms

Storms ripped through Minnesota on Thursday, May 24, with high winds causing damage and power failures in certain parts. The National Weather Service forecast severe storms for some parts of the state on Friday, May 25. This video shows a dark funnel cloud in a rural area in Minnesota’s Scott County. Credit: Todd Anderson via Storyful

Four Men Row Across the Atlantic7m35s

Four Men Row Across the Atlantic

Four friends took on the challenge of a lifetime in March 2017 when they set off to row across the Atlantic. Ralph Tiujn, Niall Bates, Colin Blears, and Clement Mas took off from Portimão, Portugal on a non-stop trip to South America. The goal was to beat the world record for an unassisted voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in under 50 days. The four-man crew managed to do it in 48 days, 4 hours, and 53 minutes. Credit: Niall Bates via Storyful

Street Vendors Create Beautiful Candy Animals16m55s

Street Vendors Create Beautiful Candy Animals

These candy animals almost look too good to eat. Travel Thirsty shared this clip of street vendors in Xi’an, China using tools to blow out and shape sugar animals. The delicate candies look more like works of art rather than sweet treats. Credit: Travel Thristy via Storyful

Food Vendors Creates Amazing Cotton Candy Art21m27s

Food Vendors Creates Amazing Cotton Candy Art

Everyone loves a sweet treat every now and then. These street vendors in Taipei create adorable works of art with cotton candy. Travel Thirsty captured this video as the vendors whipped up some unique creations. Whether you fancy a flower, a pig, a duck, a bear, or even a minion made out of cotton candy, these guys have you covered. Credit: Travel Thirsty via Storyful

Street Flooding on South Coast of Oman as Cyclone Approaches44s

Street Flooding on South Coast of Oman as Cyclone Approaches

Oman was braced for the full force of Cyclone Makunu, a category 2 storm, on the afternoon of May 25. The city of Salalah, on the south coast, was expected to be worst-hit, officials said. This footage shows flooding in the town of Sadah, also on the south coast of Oman. Credit: iSalalah via Storyful

#HometoVote Travelers Greeted With Applause and Irish Snacks at Dublin Airport36s

#HometoVote Travelers Greeted With Applause and Irish Snacks at Dublin Airport

Irish people who returned to their home country from overseas to vote in the country’s referendum on the Eighth Amendment were met with rapturous applause and cheering in Dublin Airport on May 24. Video shared by Roger O’Keefe on Twitter ahead of the vote on May 25, shows people walking through the arrival gates to be met by a group holding a giant banner reading, “Welcome Home,” as well as a woman handing out Tayto crisps, a local favorite. O’Keefe wrote, “Feel the love. Dublin Airport.” Credit: Roger O’Keefe via Storyful

Midnight Surprise for Sleepy Parents as Daughter Returns #HometoVote in Irish Referendum35s

Midnight Surprise for Sleepy Parents as Daughter Returns #HometoVote in Irish Referendum

A young woman traveling home to Ireland in order to vote in the country’s referendum on the Eighth Amendment decided to keep her trip a secret from her parents, in order to surprise them upon landing. Avril Hayden shared a Twitter thread on May 24 about her sister’s homecoming, writing, “My dad sent my sister a text this week saying he will vote on her behalf since she can’t get home to vote. Little do either of my parents know I’m sitting in the airport waiting for her flight to arrive.” She updated the thread with a photo of herself and her sister, Michelle, in the airport. She then followed up with a video of Michelle, who had returned from studying in Luxembourg, surprising her parents before they went to bed. The thread had 479 retweets and 5,573 likes at time of writing. Credit: Avril Hayden via Storyful

Volcanologist Gets Close-Up Shots of Hawaii Lava Fissures46s

Volcanologist Gets Close-Up Shots of Hawaii Lava Fissures

Eruptions of lava were continuing late on May 24 in the active fissure system of the Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone, the USGS said. Brett Carr, a research scientist, shot this impressive footage of the otherwordly scene created by the fissures on May 23. At least 50 structures have been destroyed by volcanic activity on Hawaii’s Big Island since early May. Credit: Brett Carr via Storyful

Pedestrian Goes Airborne After Colliding With Car in Melbourne's CBD34s

Pedestrian Goes Airborne After Colliding With Car in Melbourne's CBD

Dramatic dashcam vision captured the moment a pedestrian was struck by a car as he ran across a busy street in Melbourne’s central business district on Wednesday, May 23. The man, garbed in high visibility clothing, ran full pelt in front of a car as it drove through an intersection moments after the traffic lights changed from green to amber. The force of the impact sends him flying back and he is seen lying on the ground as the driver and onlookers run to him. Yahoo! reported paramedics took the man, aged in his 30s, to Alfred Hospital. A Victoria Ambulance spokesperson said the man was in a serious but stable condition, with injuries to his chest. Credit: Donna Galletta via Storyful

Young Aston Villa Fan Reacts to News He'll Be Mascot at Wembley1m18s

Young Aston Villa Fan Reacts to News He'll Be Mascot at Wembley

A young Aston Villa fan couldn’t hide his shock when his dad told him he’d be a mascot for his team’s Championship playoff final against Fulham at Wembley on Saturday, May 26. In a video shared by dad Andrew Farnell on May 22, young Hayden is gobsmacked at the idea he’ll be leading out Villa alongside John Terry. “I entered a prize draw for Haydn to be mascot via the Aston Villa FC website on Monday,” Farnell told Storyful. “The next day I got the call to say he’d won. As soon as I got home I recorded his reaction.” Credit: Andrew Farnell via Storyful