Viral TikTok emu fights to survive avian flu that struck its entire South Florida farm
You might know of Emmanuel the Emu, the viral TikTok sensation, from hilarious videos taken at a farm in South Florida. But what you might not know is that the animal has been fighting for its life this past week after being sickened with the avian flu.
Viral video shows Florida spring breakers helping handcuffed man escape from police cruiser
Florida spring breakers have gone viral in a video after helping a handcuffed man escape a Clearwater police cruiser. The video shows a crowd of spring breakers surrounding a police cruiser on the beach. Asad has been charged with aiding prisoner escape and resisting arrest without violence. Adam Asad, 18, of Oldsmar is the suspect who helped a handcuffed prisoner to escape on the beach. He faces two charges -- aiding prisoner escape and resisting arrest without violence.
Blind girl’s reaction to getting Harry Potter book series in braille is priceless
A blind girl had the most magical Christmas after receiving a special set of books. A fan of the Harry Potter books, 7-year-old Emrie was delighted to receive the full series in braille for Christmas. Emrie started reading the Harry Potter books with her dad at night but recently stopped because she wanted to read them for herself, according to News.com.au. “They have recently stopped reading them because Emrie wants to read them herself, she wants to put her finger to the paper and fly through Hogwarts too. Emrie’s aunt decided to raise money from followers on Instagram to be able to purchase her a set of books.
Viral smackdown inspires internet to create Twisted Tea memes
CLEVELAND, Ohio – If you haven’t fallen victim to a lot more Twisted Tea content in the last week, you’re either lucky or missing out. If you have no idea what we’re talking about let us explain how the Twisted Tea video came to be. You gonna smack me with that?” the white man asked after seeing the man drop a can of Twisted Tea. The police were never called to the Circle K after the fight and no charges have been filed according to local news affiliates. Dave Matthews Band- Twisted Tea Marching pic.twitter.com/66YYIdjJKT — Spr33zy (@FPSpr33zy) December 28, 2020Do you have a Twisted Tea meme that wasn’t featured?
Viral video shows youth football coach striking player during Central Florida game
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office has investigated an incident involving a viral video that shows a youth football coach from Georgia hitting a young athlete multiple times during a game, deputies said. [WARNING: Graphic language can be heard in the following video and disturbing actions can be seen. pic.twitter.com/1B0F2cLiqH — Coach Reed (@CoachReed314) December 9, 2020The video shows Williams turning around to face away from the field, shouting a few words, then turning back around a few moments later and striking the player again, knocking him to the ground. Since the video went viral, Williams has been fired from his job with the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, the Georgia law enforcement agency confirmed to News 6 on Thursday. “The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office does not condone this behavior.
TikTok users are creating a musical based on the movie ‘Ratatouille’ -- and it’s incredibly cool
What started as a cheesy TikTok devoted to Remy, the main character from Disney and Pixar’s 2007 animated film “Ratatouille,” has turned into a cult phenomenon. The TikTok video, apparently induced by pandemic boredom, has accumulated more than 230,000 likes and has everyone singing about the tiny rat who just wanted to cook. “The movie was in my head while I was cleaning up, and I just started singing this little song to myself about the main character, Remy,” Jacobson said. He even gave stage notes for what a “Ratatouille” musical could look like. In the words of food critic Anton Ego, “Not everyone can become a great artist, but a great artist can come from anywhere.”What are your thoughts on a “Ratatouille” musical?
Murder in plain sight? Nope, just a homeowner really excited about Halloween
A Dallas homeowner has gone all out this Halloween, so much so, his realistic-looking decorations have people calling the police. Steven Novak’s Dallas home looks like a horrific crime scene with more than 20 gallons of fake blood thrown across his yard, according to the Dallas Observer. Dallas homeowner's realistic Halloween decorations have people calling the cops (Steven Novak)[TRENDING: ‘Smell of rotting flesh’ leads to body in trunk | How to celebrate Halloween during pandemic | 98 ‘murder hornets’ removed]The gore doesn’t end there. Let’s not forget a bucket of skulls floating in fake blood and Novak’s favorite, a wheelbarrow that has tipped over with a fake corpse falling out of trash bags. Dallas homeowner's realistic Halloween decorations have people calling the cops (Steven Novak)“I was only home twice to receive them,” Novak said.
Video of mountain lion stalking hiker for 6 minutes goes viral
A 26-year-old man came face to face with a mountain lion who was in protective mode and he captured it all on his cellphone. Kyle Burgess came across a mountain lion and its cubs while on a trail run near his home in Utah on Saturday. That kitty cat was a mountain lion cub that was accompanied by an adult mountain lion seen in the video. The mountain lion followed Burgess, who slowly backed away while attempting to intimidate the animal with loud grunts. Kate Remsen, who works for the Living with Lions Project, said the mountain lion was not stalking Burgess but rather was trying to push him away from her cubs.
Viral TikTok star uses money donated from followers to dish out more than $80,000 in tips to servers
Many viral social media challenges are just bad ideas, but this latest one from TikTok will restore your faith in humanity. The servers receiving the tips that night were blown away. And from there Kadey hasn’t stopped receiving money and turning it into more tips. One video of Kadey tipping a street violinist that was raising money to help his mom pay rent went viral with more than 12.7 million views. See, this is one viral challenge you should get behind.
Viral video shows woman calling cops on black man who asked her to leash her dog
A video of a white woman calling the cops on a black man in New York City’s Central Park has gone viral. The video shows that the woman did not want to be recorded and she threatened to call the cops as she approached the man. After the video went viral, the woman was identified and her employer issued a statement, according to CBS. CBS said it reached out to Franklin Templeton to confirm its tweet about the viral video stating the woman had been placed on administrative leave. pic.twitter.com/8f2lMwK0r5 — Franklin Templeton (@FTI_US) May 26, 2020The woman surrendered the dog seen in the video to the animal shelter from which she adopted it.
News 6/360: Apply to be an astronaut; dancing dad documents son’s NICU stay on TikTok
News 6/360 anchors Julie Broughton and Brianna Volz break down what you’ll need on your resume if you’re interested and how you can apply. [iPHONE AND APP USERS: Click here for the best viewing experience]Do you hate yard work but love cute animals? To tug at your heartstrings, we cap this week’s episode off with not only a NICU graduation but the long days that led up to it. Using the hashtag #Dancing4Dylan, a Central Florida firefighter documented his son’s weekslong hospital stay with dancing videos that quickly went viral on the app TikTok. [LAST WEEK ON NEWS 6/360: Florida on its worst behavior, report says; what’s a ghost kitchen?]
Mother’s heartbreaking video of son with dwarfism crying because of bullying goes viral
Quaden Bayles, who has dwarfism, received an outpouring of support worldwide after his mother shared an emotional clip of him on social media. In the viral video, the nine-year-old Quaden appeared distraught after a bullying incident at his school. “This is what bullying does.”This is the impacts of bullying! She also said that she hoped the video would create awareness for her son's condition. Indigenous Rugby League player Cody Walker, who is taking part in the exhibition match, said his team wanted to lift Quaden’s spirits.
2-year-old boy hugs pizza delivery guy without knowing he just lost his daughter
A feel-good moment was caught on camera Saturday night as a Rhode Island pizza delivery man was leaving a home. It's a sweet moment when a young boy can be seen running up to a man delivering pizza giving him a big hug. What Sheely didn’t know at the time is what that moment would mean for Ryan Catterson, the man behind the pizza box. Catterson's 16-year-old daughter, who lived with his ex-wife in California, struggled with her mental health and recently passed away unexpectedly. His ex-wife, Danielle McCord, says this 2-year-old boy taught everyone a valuable lesson without even realizing.
Viral TikTok ‘outlet challenge’ sparks warning
New day, new online challenge it seems. Firefighters are warning parents of a new viral challenge on TikTok called the “outlet challenge.”The social media challenge urges people to partially plug a phone charger into an outlet and then slide a penny between the outlet and the charger prongs. The result is what you would expect: sparks, electrical system damage and potentially a fire, according to the Holden Fire Department. Insert plugs fully into socketsIf you have young children, install tamper-resistant electrical outletsReplace wall outlets if plugs do not fit tightly, or show signs of damage. Do not overload outletsNever force a three-pronged plug into a two-slot outlet.