Beginning in February, students throughout Quebec began protesting against a proposed 75 percent hike in the cost of their tuition. Quebec’s government responded by passing a controversial emergency law that places strict limits on free assembly, requiring demonstrators to submit protest plans and receive police approval. Reacting to the new law, hundreds of thousands more took to the streets to join the broadening protest. Thanks to Andrew for this awesome submission.
Over in Brussels 8 gunmen have made off with 50 million dollars worth of rough cut diamonds stolen from the cargo of a plane bound for Switzerland. The only “evidence” police have discovered is a burned up van. They believe it was set on fire to destroy fingerprints and other trace evidence. Police have no leads as the manhunt for 8 masked men continues.
Extraordinary video has been captured showing a five-metre Great White shark attacking a small boat at the weekend. “I filmed it all on my GoPro, the first half just by holding it by my hand, then sh*t myself after it got to close and put it on a pole”. “It chewed on a moving propeller like a boss and didn’t give a f**K about anything!! Was so cool” Said Joel Ryan who captured the once in a lifetime event.
The Australian Queensland coast is currently being battered by heavy rain and crazy winds that are churning up big seas and foam in some areas along the coast. Yesterday in Alexandra-Mooloolaba, Queensland, what looked like a wave gave police a surprise of a lifetime. See what it was after the jump.
This video shows a man climbing on stage where Ahmed Dogan, the leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms was speaking in Bulgaria. The man then points a gas pistol, which are not lethal but can cause serious injuries if fired at close range, at Dogan’s face. Thankfully, Dogan was able to escape unscathed as the pistol appeared to jam. Thanks to Jeff for this submission…
This amazing teacher rushed 15 small children into the bathroom as shots rang out. She told students that they had to remain absolutely quiet fearing that the gunman may hear them and begin shooting the bathroom door. She told students, “There are bad guys out there now, we need to wait for the good guys.” Somebody give them woman a medal.
Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, were killed when a gunman clad in black military gear opened fire inside his mother’s kindergarten class at a Connecticut elementary school. The shooter, who sources identified as Adam Lanza, 20, shot his mother, Nancy Lanza, in the face at their home in Newtown, Conn., then went to nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School where she taught and gunned down her entire class, according to sources. Lanza was found dead inside the school, according to officials. Eighteen of the children and six more adults were dead at the school and two more children died later, according to Connecticut State Police Lt. Paul Vance. An official with knowledge of the situation said the shooter was armed with a .223-caliber rifle. Four weapons in total were recovered from the scene. The motive is not yet known.
A would-be robber came into Mohammad Sohail’s store with a baseball bat, only to find himself face to face with a rifle. The robber pleaded for his life, saying he had no choice but to rob to feed his family. Mohammed felt sorry for the man and gave him some bread, $40, and sent him on his way. Good guy!
The countdown has begun for Felix Baumgartner’s epic jump from the edge of space. Supported by a team of experts, Felix will ascend in a helium balloon to an altitude of 120,000 ft / 36,576 m where he will take a leap of faith into the unknown in an attempt to become the first person to break the speed of sound during freefall. The target launch time is 5:30AM PT/12:30PM GMT. Watch the live countdown after the click…
A french beekeeper was surprised to find his bees making multicoloured honey! An investigation found that the bees were getting the colourful sugar from an M&M’s factory nearby. Even though I am already throwing my money at the idea of M&M’s Honey on toast, the beekeeper has deemed the honey not suitable to sell. Idiot!