This YouTube video shared by evansk8r, you will e left impressed. 8-year-old Evan Doherty, also known as ‘Big E’ has managed to pull off the dreaded 720 jump, or two complete twirls on a vert ramp. It is by far one of the most difficult jumps even for the most experienced skaters. Evan with this jump has become the youngest person to pull a complete, perfect 720. Watch the video to catch his shining moment! MORE
11-year-old Nate Smith from Owatonna made went to a charity hockey game with his brother Nick and father Pat Smith this Thursday. There they bought three $10 raffle tickets for a chance to hit a near-impossible hockey shot through a hole barely larger than a puck, with a prize of $50,000. Nate made the shot, but there is a catch that could cost him the big check.
Nate stepped on the ice to attempt the shot with just one goal, “At least hit the board”. The shot was from 89 feet. “It’s like one in a million chance.” – Nate Smith. MORE
Methuselah, a giant tortoise whose life began in the Galapagos Islands 130 years ago in 1881, has died in Rapid City, S.D. Since 1954, the huge animal has been a star attraction at Reptile Gardens, where officials estimate that he posed for photographs with tens of thousands of visitors, many of them children.
Park officials commonly heard grandparents telling their grandchildren about their own visits to see Methuselah when they were young. MORE
While most young girls might feel a temptation to rebel and dye their hair, or experiment with risqué clothing, the elder of the First Daughters has not put a foot out of place. Becoming a teenager as a resident of the White House cannot be easy. But as she turned 13 today, Malia Obama looked to be taking it in her stride. MORE
It seems only yesterday when Pastor Jacob Jester’s photo of the 8-month old baby being searched b y the TSA hit the web. The photo, then, created a massive frenzy online, launched hundreds and thousands of tweets and outrage from many folks around America. The Transportation Security Administration’s reply by Blogger Bob stated that the screening was reviewed and found to have been properly administered. MORE
There have been occasional cases of insurgents using female bombers, or more commonly of fighters dressing as women in head-to-toe burqa coverings but the use of children had been almost unheard of until recently. MORE