• Indie-Rose explains why she doesn't want to eat animals in YouTube video.Indie-Rose explains why she doesn't want to eat animals in YouTube video.
    After hearing this little girl’s heartfelt speech about eating animals, meat lovers everywhere may think twice about their next meal.

    Indie-Rose, a five-year-old girl from Dublin, recently shared a tearful explanation to her dad about why she doesn’t want to eat animals anymore in a video posted on Facebook that has since melted many hearts. 

    According to Independent.ie, the little Irish girl was asked to help prepare dinner with her dad. He got some turkey from the butcher and that’s when all the questioning started.

    Indie-Rose is seen sitting at the kitchen table with a plate of rice and turkey bits. She then tearfully asks her dad “why do people chop them up?”

    “I really don’t want to eat animals,” she adds.

    Little Indie-Rose’s very understanding dad doesn’t have an easy time explaining. He even sends a message to her mother, Nicola Moore, asking for help, according to the mom’s Facebook post. 

    At one point in the video she grabs a piece of turkey and holds it in her hands. While

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  • The moment a lifeguard jumps into the water to save a drowning child. Source: YouTubeThe moment a lifeguard jumps into the water to save a drowning child. Source: YouTube

     The latest video making its way around the web isn’t garnering attention for the same reasons that most other videos do.  This video is trending because it highlights the importance of water safety.

    In the video, you see the entire rescue process of a quick-thinking lifeguard, who jumps into a crowded wave pool to rescue a child after she fell off of an inner tube.

    Water safety expert Mario Vittone posted on his personal website that in 10 per cent of drowning incidents, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is in trouble. Vittone also included some key signs to look for when your child is swimming and they might actually be drowning: 

    -Head low in the water, mouth at water level
    -Head tilted back with mouth open
    -Eyes glassy and empty, unable to focus
    -Eyes closed
    -Hair over forehead or eyes
    -Not using legs – Vertical
    -Hyperventilating or gasping
    -Trying to swim in a particular direction but not making headway
    -Trying to roll over on the back
    -Appear to be climbing an invisible

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  • Shawn Hanson with cougar he shot while defending himself and his dog.Shawn Hanson with cougar he shot while defending himself and his dog.
    A Vancouver Island man bravely took on a cougar this past weekend after it attacked his small puppy on a beach near Ucluelet, B.C.

    Shawn Hanson of Victoria had just returned home after a successful day of fishing and was preparing his catch for dinner with his one-year-old miniature dachshund, Bailey, relaxing next to him.  As soon as Hanson put his fresh catch down, a cougar appeared from the woods and grabbed the small dog.

    “I hear a yelp and see it dragging the puppy off into the bushes,” he wrote on a public Facebook group that warns locals about wild animals on the island.

    Hanson didn’t hesitate for a second and chased after the cougar into the woods.

    “I grab Bailey… with one hand, punch the cougar in the face with the other, and it releases its grip on her neck,” he wrote on the Facebook post.

    After collecting Bailey, he passed the dog to his partner and ran to his truck to get his rifle and a box of shells.

    Hanson then returned to the area where he left the cougar.  “It was

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  • Photo from Halifax Regional Police Twitter account.Photo from Halifax Regional Police Twitter account.
    Looks like it’s never too young to run into trouble with the law. And now a Halifax boy’s hilarious reaction to getting his first parking ticket is getting plenty of attention online.

    The photo showing the toddler upset over getting pulled over by the police officer was posted on the Halifax Regional Police Twitter account on Sunday. Const. Shawn Currie is seen in the photo writing a blank ticket for Declan Tramley, 3, who parked his red plastic motorcycle illegally near the city’s ferry terminal.

    The 3-year-old is seen sitting on his bike, holding one hand on his forehead in disappointment, while Currie kneels down and writes the fake parking ticket.

    “It’s nice to show the different sides of police,” Currie told CTV News. “We’re not always making arrests and hauling people away…we like to have fun.”

    Earlier in the day, Tramley’s dad conspired with Currie to give the little boy a ticket as a joke, reports ABC News.

    According to CTV News, once Tramley’s dad snapped the perfect-picture

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  • A British health centre has come up with an innovative way to reach out to pregnant women who might be trapped in an abusive environment.

    An expecting mom-to-be posted an image to Tumblr of a sign she saw in her local health centre, offering an ingenious way to help pregnant women who are experiencing domestic abuse but feel it might be unsafe to reach out on their own.

    The poster doesn’t say at which birth centre the photo was taken, but the numbers on the poster direct to the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT). RCHT administers West Cornwall Hospital, St Michael's Hospital (Hayle), Royal Cornwall Hospital, and St Austell Hospital - Penrice Birthing Unit, in Cornwall, in the southwest of the U.K.

    The numbers direct callers to Anna Onslow, an independent domestic violence advisor, who works at the Royal Cornwall Hospital. She told the Heath and Wellbeing Show that she meets with victims wherever they feel safest, assesses the risk, and builds a safety plan. That plan can also

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  • Cage diver captures terrifying shark attack

    "It was quite the up close and personal experience!”

    It only lasted a minute, but even a short encounter with a Great White shark is a terrifying tale.

    A group of tourists were cage diving on the coast of Mossel Bay, South Africa, when their GoPro camera captured an 11 and a half foot shark attacking their cage.

    Hilary Rae Petroski of New York recently uploaded the video on her YouTube channel, describing the intense moment. 

    “The round buoy attached to the side of the cage was bent in half. Some of the lining of the outside blue barrier bar was bitten through as well. It was quite the up close and personal experience!” Petroski wrote.

    In the clip, the huge shark is seen approaching the diving cage as Petroski comes eye-to-eye with the predator. Her friends can be heard screaming in the background as the shark lunges at the cage with its teeth. It latches onto a blue foam buoy and shakes it hard. 

    Petroski manages to capture the shark attack above and below water with her camera. The shark is seen turned on its side attempting to force

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  • Get a turtle’s eye view of the Great Barrier Reef

    The World Wildlife Fund released vivid footage from the coast of Queensland, Australia

    The World Wildlife Fun equipped a Go Pro camera to raise awareness for Australia's Great Barrier ReefThe World Wildlife Fun equipped a Go Pro camera to raise awareness for Australia's Great Barrier Reef

    If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to swim along the Great Barrier Reef, look no further: your turtle guide is here.

    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) recently released vivid footage from the coast of Queensland, Australia.

    The world’s largest coral reef system was explored for a good cause by strapping a GoPro camera on the back of a turtle.

    As the female adult green turtle swims along the Reef, you get a glimpse into her everyday life. She passes the rocky coral and fish in the turquoise waters and at one point she returns to the surface for air before diving back underwater. Eventually the camera gets knocked off and gets retrieved by a diver.

    The four-minute video speaks to a much bigger message about protecting the reef’s declining condition.

    WWF created the video as part of a campaign aimed “to better understand the post-release behaviour of tagged green turtles,” the group said on its YouTube channel. It also aims to understand the effects of pollution on turtles living in the

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  • This trio swam in all five Great Lakes in a single day.This trio swam in all five Great Lakes in a single day.
    After wanting to do it for years, these boys just scratched an exciting item off of their bucketlist: swimming in all give Great Lakes in a single day.

    Derek Atchison of St. Marys Ont., his 14-year-old son Josh and his brother Darren took the mission head on.

    The day started at 4 a.m., when the trio drove 1,000 kilometres to swim in Lakes Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan and Superior over the span of 13 hours, the National Post reports.

    Atchison, 41, has had his heart set on doing this after hearing a similar story about a father and son travelling by motorcycle to swim in the five lakes 10 years ago.

    “As soon as I heard that, I thought: I’ve got to do it!” Atchison told the National Post. “It was an amazing adventure and we’re going to have memories that last a lifetime out of it.”

    The three decided it would be fun to update their whereabouts via Twitter and Facebook, where they gained a modest following.

    According to Twitter, the trio tackled Lake Ontario at around 6 a.m. at Hamilton’s

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  • <span style=color: #252525; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13.3000001907349px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 21.2800006866455px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 1; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: #f9f9f9;>Car parked at the steepest section Baldwin Street, Dunedin, New Zealand.</span>
    Forget the lush greenery and snow-capped mountains showcased in The Lord of The Rings: New Zealand has a new claim to fame on the landscape front: home of the world’s steepest residential street.

    Dunedin, located on New Zealand’s South Island, is home to Baldwin Street, a short but sharply sloped street lined with homes, built directly into the hill.  According to travel site New Zealand.com,  the street runs only 350 metres, but climbs from 30 metres above sea level to 100 metres above sea level at the top, giving it an average slope of 1:5. Having a hard time following?  In simpler terms, for every 2.86 metres travelled on this steep street, the elevation changes by one metre, reports Twisted Sifter.

    Though there is some steep competition from streets in San Francisco, Hawai, and Pittsburgh, Baldwin Street is the only street to receive official “steepest street” status from the Guinness Book of World Records, reports Twisted Sifter.

    For all its current fame, Baldwin Street was a

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  • There’s more than one way of pulling out a stubborn baby tooth. But if old-school approaches like tying your tooth to the doorknob don’t work then maybe using a sling bow is the answer.

    As seen in the video, Alexis Davidson is in her backyard at home in Aurora, Colorado with her tooth already tied to a sling bow. Her parents are standing on either side of her and filming the whole moment. With a grin on her face, Davidson opens her mouth wide and fires away.

    Naturally her dad, Jason McDonald, recorded the whole thing in slow motion and captured the exact moment her tooth flies out from her mouth.

    “We were trying to think of a neat way to help her pull her last few remaining baby teeth,” McDonald told Yahoo News.

    Instead of crying in pain after extracting her tooth, the brave little girl jumps and gives a thumbs up.

    But not everyone was impressed by the video. Some viewers on YouTube questioned this extreme method and opted for a more naturally approach: letting baby teeth fall out on

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