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VIDEO: 2,869 students play 'Baby Shark' on ukulele for Guinness record

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(UPI) An elementary school in Malaysia broke a Guinness World Record when 2,869 students spent 30 minutes learning to play "Baby Shark" on the ukulele.

The school, SJKC Kuo Kuang 2 in Johor Bahru, said the students broke the record for the world's largest music lesson, surpassing the 2,480 students who learned to play the ocarina in a Japanese ...Read more

Indiana deputy wrangles loose bull, names it 'Mud Pie'

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(UPI) An Indiana sheriff's office said a deputy responded to a neighborhood to help capture an unusual escaped pet -- a bull.

The Noble County Sheriff's Department said Deputy Lock responded Wednesday to a neighborhood in Cromwell on a report of a bull on the loose.

"A kind neighbor was able to keep the bull calm and even lent Deputy Lock a ...Read more

VIDEO: Small, protected bird shuts down New Jersey soccer field

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(UPI) A tiny bird listed as a protected species shut down a New Jersey soccer field when it set up its nest near a goal.

The female killdeer and her mate built a nest on the artificial turf at Votee Park in Teaneck, and officials said the bird species is protected under the American Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the Canadian Migratory Birds ...Read more

Alligator found blocking runway at Air Force base in Florida

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(UPI) Personnel at an Air Force base in Florida were summoned to deal with an unusual security situation -- an alligator blocking a runway.

MacDill Air Force Base posted a photo to Facebook showing the big alligator that was blocking the fightline Tuesday morning.

"Your friendly, #TeamMacDill gator - preparing for take-off," the post said.

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VIDEO: Ohio high school attempts largest indoor bubble record

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(UPI) Students at an Ohio high school worked together with a local "bubbleologist" to attempt the Guinness World Record for largest indoor bubble.

The math and physics students attempted the record Wednesday along with Dr. U R Awesome, aka Mayfield Heights resident Gary Pearlman, who holds six bubble-related records.

The students were ...Read more

Beach visitors rescue shark from plastic disc

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Massachusetts couple win their third $1 million scratch-off jackpot

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(UPI) A Massachusetts couple are celebrating after claiming their third $1 million lottery jackpot in only five years.

Janet Pflaumer-Phillips of Lakeville told Massachusetts Lottery officials she bought her $30 Diamond Millions scratch-off ticket from the A&A Petro store in Middleborough and scratched it off to reveal a $1 million top ...Read more

VIDEO: Firefighters rescue horse from deep mud in California

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(UPI) Firefighters in California spent hours rescuing a horse that got trapped in deep mud while out for a ride with his owner.

Sherry Leigh said she was riding her horse, Ziggy, near the Hansen Dam in Shadow Hills on Tuesday evening when the equine stepped into some deep mud.

"He instantly sank to his belly," Leigh told KABC-TV. I didn't ...Read more

Veterinarian patches tortoise's shell with screen door repair kit

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(UPI) A California veterinarian said he made a trip to Home Depot and bought a screen door repair kit to save the life of an injured tortoise.

Dr. Daniel Barbour said the tortoise was brought into the Humane Society of San Diego about two weeks ago with a hole in its shell just over the shoulder.

"I did have to get a little bit creative," he ...Read more

VIDEO: Overturned semi truck spills honey onto Indiana highway

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(UPI) Indiana State Police said traffic on a highway near the Illinois border was congested when a semi hauling 41,000 pounds of honey overturned.

Investigators said the semi's front axle broke about 6 a.m. Wednesday and the driver lost control of the vehicle, which overturned in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80/94 at Calumet Avenue.

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Poppy seed bagel causes woman in labor to test positive for drugs

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(UPI) A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she was in labor.

Elizabeth Dominguez of Tonawanda said staff at the hospital in Niagara Falls took a urine sample for testing while she was in labor and they later told her she had tested positive...Read more

1,000 participate in record-breaking cheese tasting

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(UPI) A total of 1,000 people sampled three types of cheese at an Australian event to break the Guinness World Record for the largest cheese tasting.

Guinness confirmed the cheese tasting event at the annual Kangaroo Valley Show in New South Wales involved 1,000 people who each tasted samples of Bodalla Cheese's sage and saltbush cheddar, aka ...Read more

Raccoon rescue takes over Michigan city's downtown

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(UPI) A wayward raccoon caused a stir in a Michigan city when it climbed to the third floor of a building and became stranded, prompting a rescue operation.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said the raccoon was spotted on the outside of the third floor of a downtown building Tuesday, and Kalamazoo County Animal Control summoned police ...Read more

Escaped llamas found wandering loose in Las Vegas

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(UPI) Two llamas, Hershey and Kisses, wandered from their home in the northwest this morning. Thankfully, Animal Control safely reunited them with their owner. pic.twitter.com/eicYeJiIsK- City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) May 14, 2019

A pair of llamas stirred up some drama in Las Vegas when they escaped from their home Tuesday morning and ...Read more

VIDEO: Security camera captures moment bounce house blows away

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(UPI) A Florida man's home security camera captured video of the moment an inflatable bounce house flew away from his son's birthday party.

Mike Simonian said his son and party guests were inside having cake when a strong gust of wind took hold of the rented bounce house and carried it 50 feet from his Deltona yard.

"I was shocked I went back ...Read more

Michigan man's lottery routine pays off after 30 years

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(UPI) A Michigan man who has stuck to the same lottery playing routine for the past 30 years had his habits finally pay off when he won a $167,407 jackpot.

The 58-year-old Macomb County man told Michigan Lottery officials he bought his Fantasy 5 ticket at Campbell's Party Store, the same store he has visited for lottery tickets every Monday for...Read more

Pig leads pursuers on foot chase across lanes of West Virginia highway

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An unusual rodeo-like scene played out an a West Virginia highway when a pig that apparently fell from a truck led several people on a foot chase.

Rodney Loftis captured video Monday showing several people chasing after the pig as it ran through the lanes of Interstate 64, near the exit for Cross Lanes.

"Here we go down the ...Read more

Florida city offering 'mermaid' swimming classes

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A Florida city is adding an unusual class to its line-up of summer activities -- a "mermaid" swimming class for kids.

Cassie Courchesne, a lifeguard and swim instructor with the City of Palm Coast, will be teaching the four-week Saturday class with sessions in June and July for Palm Coast Parks & Recreation.

"I wanted to ...Read more

VIDEO: British cousins set land speed record for Tuk Tuk

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(UPI) Annddd he's done it! Congratulations to @MattEverard7 who's set a new record for the fastest autorickshaw/Tuk-Tuk (prototype) with a speed of 119.54kph (74.306 mph). Look at him go! pic.twitter.com/XKQobellWk— GuinnessWorldRecords (@GWR) May 13, 2019

A pair of British cousins took a modified Tuk Tuk vehicle to speeds of over 74 mph ...Read more

'Furry bull-like species' found running loose in Illinois

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(UPI) Police in Illinois said reports of "two furry bull-like species" wandering loose through a road led to the capture of two Scotch Highland cattle.

Lake County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Christopher Covelli said a call came in about 5:30 a.m. Monday for two cows wandering along northbound Route 59 in unincorporated Lake Villa Township. He told ...Read more

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