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Jan 28, 2014 11:07 AM ET // AFP
A tough-as-nails New Zealand doctor fended off the attacking shark with a knife.
Mar 5, 2012 03:52 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
As travel writer Bill Bryson pointed out in his book In a Sunburned Country, Australia "has more things that will kill you than anywhere else" -- including poisonous snakes and jellyfish, crocodiles, and sharks. If you're traveling to the Land Down Under, be wary of those things -- but now add pine...
May 4, 2012 11:00 AM ET // Alexander Davies
If you've ever wished someone on the toilet would hurry up, you'll love Jolene Van Vugt. The newly crowned "Porcelain Princess" from Ontario set a new Guinness World Record this week: fastest speed on a motorized toilet. On the 100 meter dash, she held an average speed of 75 km/h (46.6 mph). WATCH:...