• Ash Clouds Rises From Summit of Kilauea Volcano
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    Ash Clouds Rises From Summit of Kilauea Volcano

    The Kilauea Volcano continued to spew ash on May 24. Footage released by the US Geological Survey ( USGS ) Hawaiian Volcano Observatory shows the ash cloud rising from the summit, reportedly reaching 10,000 feet above sea level. On the same day, lava flows continued in the lower east rift zone in Leilani

  • Service Dog Delivers 7 Puppies at Tampa International Airport
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    Service Dog Delivers 7 Puppies at Tampa International Airport

    A service dog named Ellie gave birth to a litter of seven puppies at Tampa International Airport on Friday, May 25. Tampa Fire Rescue captured photos as paramedics and a member of the local police helped the two-year-old Labrador, whose full name is Eleanor Rigby, a reference to The Beatles song. The

  • Livestream Captures Lava Flow Activity in Puna, Hawaii
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    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

  • Woman Surprises Loved Ones With Unexpected Visit Home
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    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

  • Servicepeople Make Emotional Returns Home
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    Servicepeople Make Emotional Returns Home

    Soldiers return home from active duty to surprise their friends, family, and pets in this heartwarming video. Credit: Various via Storyful

  • Eric Schmidt says Tesla CEO Elon Musk is wrong about AI
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    Eric Schmidt says Tesla CEO Elon Musk is wrong about AI

    When former Google CEO Eric Schmidt was asked about Elon Musk's warnings about AI, he had a succinct answer: "I think Elon is exactly wrong."

  • Four Men Row Across the Atlantic
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    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

  • Street Vendors Create Beautiful Candy Animals
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    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 Art
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    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

  • Plus-Size Dancer Promotes Positive Self-Image
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    Plus-Size Dancer Promotes Positive Self-Image

    After a viral video from his America’s Got Talent audition, Erik Cavanaugh inspires people of all shapes and sizes to believe in themselves and know that anything is possible.  Credit: Various via Storyful

  • Gas Emissions Remain High Due to Active Fissures in Puna
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    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

  • Facebook, Google face first GDPR complaints over "forced consent"
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    Facebook, Google face first GDPR complaints over "forced consent"

    After two years coming down the pipe at tech giants, Europe's new privacy framework, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is now being applied -- and long time Facebook privacy critic, Max Schrems, has wasted no time in filing four complaints relating to (certain) companies' 'take

  • Street Flooding on South Coast of Oman as Cyclone Approaches
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    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 Airport
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    #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

  • Street Food Vendor Prepares Traditional Pancake Crepe Dish
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    Street Food Vendor Prepares Traditional Pancake Crepe Dish

    Travel Thirsty captured an Indian street food vendor effortlessly whip up a traditional dish called dosa. Dosa is a typical part of the South Indian diet and is popular all over the Indian subcontinent. The vlogger’s channel showcases weird and wonderful food creations from around the world including

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

  • Super Cute Baby Feather-tail Gliders Emerge From Mum's Pouch
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    Super Cute Baby Feather-tail Gliders Emerge From Mum's Pouch

    Taronga Zoo released video of its adorable new baby feather-tail gliders on May 25, showing the tiny creatures’ size in relation to a bottle-brush bloom and a human finger. “These adorable Feather-tail gliders were actually born around two months ago, but have only just started emerging from mum’s pouch

  • Fearless Dare Devil Performs Balancing Acts on Moroccan Roof Top
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    Fearless Dare Devil Performs Balancing Acts on Moroccan Roof Top

    Khalid’s GoPro captured some heart-stopping scenes on the rooftops of the Moroccan capital city of Rabat, as he balanced on some narrow ledges and hung precariously from terrifying heights. Credit: Khalid Tenni via Storyful

  • Late Spring Storm Dumps Record Snowfall in Central Newfoundland
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    Late Spring Storm Dumps Record Snowfall in Central Newfoundland

    Residents of central Newfoundland experienced a record breaking snowfall during a late spring snowstorm in the early hours of Thursday, May 24. According to local news reports , the storm dumped over a foot of snow (35 cm) in Gander, which is the most snow ever received in the area on May 24. Previously

  • Lava Fountains Form From Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii's Leilani Estates
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    Lava Fountains Form From Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii's Leilani Estates

    At least 22 lava fissures have opened in lower Puna, Hawaii, since a May 4 earthquake near the Kilauea volcano. This video shows activity from fissure 5 in the Leilani Estates subdivision on May 23. Big Island Now said lava fountains formed from fissures 5, 6, 13 and 19, which feed the lava flow west

  • Lava Flows Continue Near Kilauea's Lower East Rift Zone
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    Lava Flows Continue Near Kilauea's Lower East Rift Zone

    Lava continued to flow from Kīlauea Volcano’s Lower East Rift Zone into the morning of May 23. On May 24, the USGS said the fissures continued to produce robust eruptive activity and volcanic gas emissions in these regions remain very high. Credit: USGS via Storyful

  • 'Home to Vote' Greeters Welcome Arrivals at Dublin Airport Ahead of Referendum Vote
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    'Home to Vote' Greeters Welcome Arrivals at Dublin Airport Ahead of Referendum Vote

    A throng of greeters with a large “welcome home” sign greeted arrivals at Dublin Airport on May 24, congratulating them for coming home to vote in Ireland’s 8th Amendment Referendum scheduled to take place the next day. In this video, arriving people are seen to be wearing clothing with pro-repeal sentiments

  • 'Home to Vote' Greeters at Dublin Airport Asked to Pack it Up
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    'Home to Vote' Greeters at Dublin Airport Asked to Pack it Up

    A throng of greeters with a large “welcome home” sign greeted arrivals at Dublin Airport on May 24, congratulating them for coming home to vote in Ireland’s 8th Amendment Referendum scheduled to take place the next day. Eventually the group was asked by police at the airport to leave the area, and are

  • Timelapse Captures Tornado in Lincoln County, New Mexico
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    Timelapse Captures Tornado in Lincoln County, New Mexico

    Timelapse footage captured a tornado supercell in Lincoln County. The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Picacho, New Mexico, on May 23. The Eddy and Lincoln County areas received severe weather conditions that included heavy thunderstorms, ping-pong ball sized hail, and 70

  • Incendiary Munitions Fall on North Hama Towns
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    Incendiary Munitions Fall on North Hama Towns

    Incendiary munitions were dropped around the towns of Kafr Zita and al-Lataminah, located in Hama province in Syria, late on May 24, according to a number of local pro-opposition activists and media outlets . Local residents had reported such munitions being used on the neighboring town of Kafr Zita