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Lightning Bolt Strikes Commuter Train

August 14th, 2013 1:30 PM

Check out this footage of a Tokyo commuter train taking a direct hit of lightning while crossing a railway bridge. The carriages briefly lost power as a result of the strike, but no one was injured and the service resumed within 10 minutes.

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Colbert Makes "Get Lucky" Music Video

August 8th, 2013 7:00 PM

After MTV forced the electronic music duo Daft Punk to cancel their appearance on The Colbert Report, Colbert staged his own performance of the group’s hit song “Get Lucky,” with cameos by celebrities Jimmy Fallon, Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Hugh Laurie and Bryan Cranston.

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Crazy Rhubarb Lady

August 7th, 2013 4:02 PM

This seemingly unhinged woman defends her right to steal rhubarb by lobbing some interesting and colorful insults at the property owners confronting her.

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Grandma Drummer

July 24th, 2013 7:00 PM

This is Mary Hvizda, a 63-year-old percussionist who rose to internet fame as the “Grandma Drummer” overnight after her solo performance of “Wipe Out” went viral on YouTube.

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