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Students React Euphorically to 16-Year-Old Classmate's Harvard Acceptance Letter

Students React Euphorically to 16-Year-Old Classmate's Harvard Acceptance Letter

A video of a 16-year-old student in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, and his fellow classmates celebrating after he found out he got accepted to Harvard has gone viral since it was shared to Facebook on December 12. In the clip, Aryton Little and his fellow students at TM Landry College Prep in Breaux Bridge wait anxiously as Little opens his email to find out if he was accepted to the university before the room erupts into euphoric celebrations. Little, whose brother got accepted to Stanford, plans to major in applied math and computer science. A clip of the reaction shared to Little’s Twitter had earned over 4.8 million views at the time of writing. Credit: Facebook/TM Landry College Prep via Storyful

Stunning Drone Footage Captures Southern Right Whales in Argentina

Stunning Drone Footage Captures Southern Right Whales in Argentina

Drone footage captured southern right whales as they migrate through Patagonia, Argentina, in August 2017. Jonathan Roberts, a travel enthusiast and teacher, captured the footage while traveling in Argentina. Roberts told Storyful every winter the right whales, also known as baleen whales, migrate from the edge of the Antarctic to the South Atlantic coast of Patagonia to breed away from the harsh environment of the far south. Credit: Jonathan Roberts via Storyful

Heavy Snow Blankets Parts of Ontario

Heavy Snow Blankets Parts of Ontario

Heavy snow covered parts of Ontario, on December 14, blanketing the region in white. The snow was brought by a strong clipper system that came from the midwestern US. Toronto’s medical officer of health issued an alert, urging residents to seek shelter and to check on vulnerable loved ones and neighbors. Up to 7 inches of snow is expected through December 15. Credit: Facebook/Windy Willow Farms via Storyful

Thick Smoke Rises From Hunter Valley Bushfire

Thick Smoke Rises From Hunter Valley Bushfire

Thick smoke rose from a fire burning in New South Wales’s Hunter Valley on Thursday, December 14, as temperature in parts of the state soared to around 40 degree Celsius. The bushfire, which started near Cessnock, had scorched more than 260 hectares and was moving towards the southeast, according to local media. Credit: Twitter/Grant McIntyre via Storyful‏

Net Neutrality Supporters Rally Outside FCC Offices

Net Neutrality Supporters Rally Outside FCC Offices

A rally to support net neutrality took place outside FCC headquarters in Washington on December 14. The rally was staged in opposition to the FCC’s vote to repeal rules set in place to prevent broadband providers from blocking websites and charging more for higher-quality content. Repeal supporters said the rules unnecessarily regulate the industry. The repeal will not take effect until next year, according to CNN. Credit: Instagram/lorikwilson via Storyful

Thomas Fire Rages in Hills Above Fillmore as New Evacuations Ordered

Thomas Fire Rages in Hills Above Fillmore as New Evacuations Ordered

Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for Fillmore, California, as the Thomas Fire continued to rage through the area on Thursday, December 14. The fire, which has been burning for nearly two full weeks, destroying or damaging around 1,230 structures, had by Thursday morning grown to 242,500 acres and was still only 30 percent contained, according to fire officials. This video, shared on Twitter, shows flames as well as the fire’s thick plumes of smoke as it made its way down the hills near Fillmore. Credit: Twitter/Scott Peterson via Storyful

Driver Abandons Car on Slippery Wisconsin Road, and Lake Michigan Claims it Shortly After1m29s

Driver Abandons Car on Slippery Wisconsin Road, and Lake Michigan Claims it Shortly After

A man in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, lost control of his car and had to abandon it, and due to slippery road conditions on December 13,Lake Michigan claimed it shortly afterwards, according to police. Local police are working to recover the car, according to a local media report. Winter weather conditions are expected to continue through Decemeber 14. The driver was the only person in the car, and was not injured, police said. Credit: YouTube/ThePurv via Storyful

Palestinian Protesters Fight Arrest by Israeli Officers After Sit-In at Damascus Gate55s

Palestinian Protesters Fight Arrest by Israeli Officers After Sit-In at Damascus Gate

Israeli forces cleared a sit-in at the Damascus Gate, an entrance to the old city in Jerusalem, and struggled with multiple protesters on December 14. In this footage, a young man is put to the ground by a group of with an Israeli officers, and one soldier appears to kick him. Multiple other protesters scuffle and fight with Israeli soldiers and police on the scene. Palestinian protesters gathered at the Damascus Gate in the evening on December 14, sitting on the steps leading to the gate and chanting against the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, news footage showed. Several burned pictures of US President Trump. Israeli forces physically tried to disperse the protest, pulling the arms of the protesters to lift them from the steps. The physical confrontations then escalated. Credit: Facebook/Muhammed Qarout Idkaidek via Storyful

Street Food Vendors Whip Up Frozen Desserts in India10m07s

Street Food Vendors Whip Up Frozen Desserts in India

While in Mumbai, India, a food vlogger filmed street vendors making several delicious frozen desserts. These desserts included the popular frozen dairy dessert Kulfi, beverage dessert Falooda and the crushed ice lolly dessert Ice Gola. Credit: Travel Thirsty via Storyful

Harley the Cockatoo Sings Her New 'Cup Song'1m02s

Harley the Cockatoo Sings Her New 'Cup Song'

Harley the cockatoo was having a great day while sining her new ‘cup song’ in the Netherlands. As she doesn’t always sing on command, her owner acted fast and caught the whole thing on camera. Credit: Anja van Velzen via Storyful

Timelapse Video Shows Geminid Meteor Shower Over Perth40s

Timelapse Video Shows Geminid Meteor Shower Over Perth

The Geminid meteor shower was visible from many parts of Australia, including Perth, on December 13, according to reports. This extraordinary video recorded by Grahame Kelaher shows the meteor shower over the city. Credit: Grahame Kelaher via Storyful

Drone Footage Shows Whales and Dolphins Swimming Off San Diego3m12s

Drone Footage Shows Whales and Dolphins Swimming Off San Diego

Whales were swimming close to La Jolla, San Diego, when Domenic Biagini decided to fly his drone near the coast. He captured three humpbacks moving through the blue water, and meeting a pod of dolphins. A number of whale species migrate via waters of the California shore from December to April. A small population of humpbacks, San Diego Whale Watch says, “migrates down the coast of California toward Baja, Mexico and the Sea of Cortez.” Credit: Domenic Biagini via Storyful

Flood Warnings in Place As Snow Melts in Shropshire11s

Flood Warnings in Place As Snow Melts in Shropshire

Flooding alerts were announced by authorities in the Shropshire area on Thursday, December 13. Six areas around Shrewsbury were at risk, according to the flood information service. Chris Bainger from the Environment Agency showed in a video the effects on the river Severn of snow melting in Shrewsbury. Credit: Twitter/Chris Bainger via Storyful

Woman in Starbucks Launches Tirade Against People Speaking 'Oriental'1m12s

Woman in Starbucks Launches Tirade Against People Speaking 'Oriental'

A woman in a Starbucks in Walnut Creek, California, was escorted from the premises by police after launching a tirade against two people speaking Korean, in which she said they should stop speaking “oriental.” A Starbucks employee intervened to tell the woman the people whom she was berating were entitled to speak Korean. The employee asked the woman to leave. Eventually a police officer arrived and told the woman to leave the premises. Credit: Facebook/Annie An via Storyful

Man Cuts Down Tree With Shotgun47s

Man Cuts Down Tree With Shotgun

When Emanuel Jönsson cut down a tree on his farm in Värmland County, Sweden, he didn’t use a conventional method. Instead, he used a shotgun and fired it at the tree, which caused it to fall down. Credit: emanuel .sjostrom via Storyful

Bossy Basset Hound Gets Vocal1m01s

Bossy Basset Hound Gets Vocal

Max the adorable Basset Hound was being his bossy self when his owner, William, decided to record a video. William explained that Max is “the grumpy old man alpha dog of our three dogs.” Credit: William Munley via Storyful

New York's Fifth Avenue Glows With Christmas Lights1m00s

New York's Fifth Avenue Glows With Christmas Lights

When Andy Penrose visited New York in December 2017, soaking up the Christmas atmosphere, he recorded a video of the lights display at Saks on Fifth Avenue. The display was inspired by Disney’s 80th anniversary of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and featured an enchanted castle. Credit: apen100 via Storyful

Cats Try to Play Laser Piano1m37s

Cats Try to Play Laser Piano

When Marek tested out the Playano prototype he decided to let Zombie and Chess the cats have a go. The invention was designed to highlight the chords on a piano with a laser projector in order to play a tune. The cats’ piano skills are coming along nicely. Marek works for Playano. Find out more at Playano.com. Credit: playano.com via Storyful

Snow Affects Driving Conditions in Detroit54s

Snow Affects Driving Conditions in Detroit

Detroit, Michigan, was hit with up to 10 inches of snow during a winter storm on Wednesday, December 13. This video shows snow-blanketed roads in Roseville, a neighborhood in Metro Detroit. According to ClickonDetroit, the city received more snow than expected and a winter weather advisory was in effect for much of southern Michigan. Temperatures were forecasted to stay below freezing until Friday. Credit: Instagram/carlosmoralesn_27 via Storyful

Dinosaurs Come 'Alive' on New South Wales Beach1m58s

Dinosaurs Come 'Alive' on New South Wales Beach

Dinosaurs came “alive” on Terrigal Beach, New South Wales, as part of a Australian Reptile Park event. Realistic Tyrannosaurus rex and Spinosaurus models wander the beach and greet local residents, included a baby who appears a bit unsure, in this video released on December 14. The park’s Dinosaurs Alive! event was to begin on December 16. Until January 28, the pair would interact with people in the area. Credit: Australian Reptile Park via Storyful

Bull Euthanased After Breaking Leg During Adelaide Rodeo1m21s

Bull Euthanased After Breaking Leg During Adelaide Rodeo

A bull suffered a broken leg during a bull-riding event at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Saturday, December 9, causing outrage among animal rights activists. The RSPCA called for a ban on the sport after the animal reportedly broke its hind leg and was later euthanased, according to the Adelaide Advertiser. The event was held by Professional Bullriders Australia. “We are shocked and appalled by this incident and our inspectors will launch an investigation,” RSPCA South Australia said in a post to Facebook. “This bull’s injury was unnecessary and could have been avoided. RSPCA South Australia will gather a team of senior legal counsel to investigate what can be done to change laws to make bull riding and rodeos illegal across the state.” A petition was also started. This footage shows the bull continuing to buck after the rider has fallen off, despite the injury to its leg. Credit: Anonymous via Storyful

Israeli Soldiers Pull Two People Out of Red Crescent Ambulance North of Hebron55s

Israeli Soldiers Pull Two People Out of Red Crescent Ambulance North of Hebron

Israeli soldiers stopped a Red Crescent ambulance near Halhol, located north of Hebron in the West Bank, and pulled two people out by force on December 13. The two people arrested were two women from the same family, a local news outlet said. Storyful cannot independently confirm this report. Local news outlets later reported they had been released. Demonstrators turned out in the street of Halhol on December 13 to protest the decision by US President Trump to recognize Jersulaem as the capital of Israel. A spokesman for the IDF accused the Red Crescent of Palestine of transporting violent protesters to clashes with Israeli soldiers near Ramallah on December 11. The Red Crescent categorically denied that claim. Credit: Ibrahem Mazen Hammad via Storyful

Teaspoon the Wombat Joey Bounces Off the Walls52s

Teaspoon the Wombat Joey Bounces Off the Walls

Wombat joey Teaspoon bounced off the walls of her enclosure in Gundaroo, New South Wales, in the hope of waking her peers for a game or two. “Ricocheting off the pouches appears to be her modes operandi and when in doubt, eat grass,” carer Donna Stepan of the new resident to Sleepy Burrow Wombat Sanctuary wrote on Facebook. Credit: Sleepy Burrows Wombat Sanctuary via Storyful