• Homeless man's breath-taking piano show stuns passersbyHomeless man's breath-taking piano show stuns passersby

    A homeless man from Florida has wowed the Internet with his powerful and moving piano skills.

    Donald Gould, a homeless man in Sarasota, was caught playing a beautiful cover of Styx’s “Come Sail Away” on a public piano in the city, where he dazzled a small audience.

    The delicate performance was then uploaded to Facebook, and has since been viewed more than 4.5 million times, and has racked up over 150,000 shares.

    “I was thinking I could just put my hat on the piano and make a couple dollars and get tips,” Gould told WWSB. “I didn’t expect it to jump out to this.”

    Gould, known to the locals as “Boone,” treats passers-by on the streets of Sarasota to a five song set-list that he learned as a child, WWSB reports.

    “I might not do the whole song complete as it was on the record originally, but I [know] enough to touch people out here – ‘cause I’ve touched a lot of people, apparently,” he said.

    Gould’s musical journey began with a clarinet he used to play as a child, and later, the U.S.

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  • Adidas creates shoe made from recycled ocean trash and illegal fishing nets

    Sports apparel company partners with Parley for the Oceans environmental organization

    Pretty stylish for a shoe made of recycled ocean garbage and fishing nets (Photo: Adidas)Pretty stylish for a shoe made of recycled ocean garbage and fishing nets (Photo: Adidas)

    As eco-friendly products become more and more popular, companies such as Adidas are coming up with clever ways to hop on the trend while still being true to the cause. 

    And with one of its latest products, the German apparel company has created aomething we’ve never seen before: a shoe made entirely of recycled ocean trash and illegal fishing nets. 

    On Monday, the company announced its new partnership with Parley for the Oceans, an organization that aims to raise awareness about the ocean’s pollution and climate change. Together they’ve made this new concept shoe.

    “We are extremely proud that Adidas is joining us in this mission and is putting its creative force behind this partnership to show that it is possible to turn ocean plastic into something cool,” Parley founder Cyrill Gutsch said in the news release.

    But creating this new eco-friendly sneaker sure wasn’t easy.

    According to their Facebook page, Parley’s partner Sea Shepherd took a 110-day expedition to retrieve nets from

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  • <a href=http://zizka.ca>Paul Zizka</a> is a Canadian photographer who is known for capturing breathtaking Canadian landscapes. 

    As Canadians, we are typically very proud of our country.  We are proud of our heritage, our freedom, and even the cheesy Canadian cliches that set us apart from our neighbours to the south.

    This past Canada Day, Banff Lake Louise Tourism tweeted a photo from it’s @Banff_squirrel account that truly captured the essence of what it means to be a Canadian.

    The photo was taken by Paul Zizka, a Canadian photographer who is known for capturing breathtaking Canadian landscapes.  The picture features everything from a lumberjack chopping wood in flannel; maple syrup; a girl holding a Tim Hortons coffee, while wearing a hockey jersey, sitting on a Hudson’s Bay blanket. There is even a Canadian Mountie paddling in a canoe, with a beaver watching in the distance.

    However before this new photo was released, there was another

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  • A KTVU news crew that was reporting on a homicide were robbed at gunpoint. (Twitter/@4cast4you)A KTVU news crew that was reporting on a homicide were robbed at gunpoint. (Twitter/@4cast4you)

    What happens when those who cover the news become the news?

    A KTVU news crew that was reporting on a homicide at San Francisco’s Pier 14  were confronted by that scenario yesterday.

    At 6:03 a.m. PST, robbers held the news crew at gunpoint, stole camera equipment and even pistol-whipped the camera operator. All this took place during a live "hit."

    In the studio, KTVU anchor Brian Flores was preparing to go live to reporter Cara Liu, as usual, when suddenly she appeared startled and said, “Hold on, hold on, wait,” before disappearing off screen, SFGate reports.

    Her colleagues Kris Sanchez and camera operator Alan Waples were being robbed at gunpoint.

    As Waples was adjusting Sanchez’s lighting, one of the three men who took part in the attack came up behind him and put a gun to his head.

    “Don’t shoot! Don’t shoot!” Sanchez pleaded.

    Waples, who recalled later that he was waiting to “hear a click” from the gun, tried to reason with the robbers by telling them to “take the camera!”

    The man

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  • Woman stranded in California woods for three days gives birth, starts a forest fire

    “I was looking at Marisa and was like, ‘I think mommy just started a forest fire.’”

    Amber Pangborn delivered her own daughter in the back seat of her car. (Photo: CBS)Amber Pangborn delivered her own daughter in the back seat of her car. (Photo: CBS)

    This is an incredible story about survival, new life, and the worst case of bad timing that you could possibly imagine. 

    Amber Pangborn of Oroville, California, was driving to her parents house when she decided to take a short cut to save time. She would up getting lost and promptly ran out of gas while driving through a forest. 

    Just a little detour, no big deal, right?

    But Pangborn was also nine and a half months pregnant, and you can probably guess what happened next. Pangborn was forced to give birth to her daughter, Marisa, in her car, on her own, in the middle of nowhere. 

    But wait, it gets worse.

    Shortly after giving birth to a healthy baby girl, swarms of bees and mosquitos came to attack the pair, the LA Times reports.  

    Pangborn told KCRA TV, “I thought we were going to die…And there was no cell service, there was no, there was nothing…I tried to not get them to sting her.” Pangborn also said that the bees were after the placenta and that she was stung a number of times

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  • This mysterious sea creature has scientists scratching their heads. (Photo: Sakhalin Media)This mysterious sea creature has scientists scratching their heads. (Photo: Sakhalin Media)

    Scientists are baffled after the remains of an mysterious sea monster washed up on the shores of Sakhalin Island in Russia. 

    Pictures of the carcass were taken by locals and posted online, where it created a stir on social media.

    Images of the unidentified sea animal show the carcass ripped apart with its bones popping out. It has fur on its tail and its huge — twice the size of a human being. It also has a very large nose that looks like a bird’s beak.

    According to The Siberian Times, scientists have said that the remains are similar to a dolphin.

    “Judging by the appearance of the head, this is clearly some big dolphin,” Nikolay Kim, from the department of the Sakhalin Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography, told the news outlet. “According to a characteristic of the skin, it is a rare species.”

    Another expert from Essex University told The Daily Mail that the sea animal could be “pre-historic specimen frozen in the permafrost,” like a mammoth.

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  • When given an ultimatum by his girlfriend, 'Getzen' had no choice but to put an ad up on Craigslist with a title that read: FREE TO ANY WILLING HOME.When given an ultimatum by his girlfriend, 'Getzen' had no choice but to put an ad up on Craigslist with a title that read: FREE TO ANY WILLING HOME.

    Little did he know, however, just how much she despised his dog Molly.

    When his girlfriend gave him an ultimatum – either she goes or the beagle goes – Getzen had no choice but to put an ad up on Craigslist with a title that read: FREE TO ANY WILLING HOME.

    “My girlfriend does not like my beagle Molly,” he wrote in his ad. “So I have to re-home her.”

    The Redditor goes on to explain how she’s “a purebred from a wealthy area,” how she “likes to play games,” but isn’t “totally trained.”

    She’ll also “never greet you at the door after a long day or give you unconditional love when you’re down,” and “does not bite but is mean as hell!”

    Any dog lover would think this is a little harsh to say about a doe-eyed beagle, but in an epic plot twist, he’s not talking about his dog. He’s talking about his girlfriend.

    “So… anyone interested in my 30-year-old, selfish, wicked, gold-digging girlfriend?” he wrote. “Come and get her! Me and my dog want her re-homed ASAP!”

    Lost at E Minor reports that the

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  • WARNING: This viral video is not for the faint of heart.

    A local woman from Shandong Province, China, purchased a slab of meat and when she took it home, it appeared to be pulsating like a beating heart, CCTV News reports.

    The woman was obviously disturbed by her discovery, but instead of eating her throbbing dinner (smart choice) she decided to film it in action, leaving horrified viewers one step closer toward going vegan.

    However, despite how unusual this appears to be, health experts say the meat is certainly edible and the twitching is caused by nerve endings that had not yet died. 

    Fair enough, but there seems to be no stopping those who've seen the video from cutting out meat altogether.

    More from Yahoo Canada News:

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  • Oh, young love! (Twitter/@madinickens)Oh, young love! (Twitter/@madinickens)

    She may be just 11 years old, but this sassy little girl is proving she's not one to be messed with after her epic break up text message quickly went viral.

    It all started earlier this week when 17-year-old Madi Nickens tweeted out a picture of her younger sister’s personal message with the captions: “My sister’s officially break up with her bf (boyfriend).” From there it didn’t take long for the story to make the rounds online.

    The drama all unfolded when the young middle school girl from Plano, Texas, found out her boyfriend named Joey was cheating.  

    The young Nickens girl had caught Joey red-handed, overhearing that the boy as he went on a walk with another girl named Natalie. And even after giving him two chances, all Joey could muster up was an apology.

    The middle schooler was clearly upset and told her (ex) boyfriend that she doesn’t want to

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  • Two brothers share an annual birthday tradition that began more than 40 years ago. (Imgur)Two brothers share an annual birthday tradition that began more than 40 years ago. (Imgur)

    Talk about a long birthday tradition.

    Two brothers from Arizona have been passing the same birthday card to each other for more than 40 years.

    Jeff and Ron Methier send the same ‘Peanuts’ card back-and-forth every year. A photo of the card first appeared on Reddit and Imgur where the daughter of one of the men uploaded the photos, celebrating yet another birthday … Jeff’s 58th this past Sunday.

    The front of the card. (Imgur)The front of the card. (Imgur)In the photo, the yellowed cover features ‘Peanuts’ character Linus with the words, “This is the age of ecology” written on the front. Inside, the message reads: “Don’t throw this card away…Recycle it to a friend.” And it looks like the two brothers took the message inside the card literally.

    The daughter told ABC News that her father, Jeff, purchased the card first and sent it to her uncle on his 22nd birthday. That was back in 1973. Fast-forward 42 years later and the card is still making the rounds.

    “I just want say that I’m glad this post has had so much visibility!” the daughter, Sunny

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