Murmansk skies offer spectacular view of the Northern Lights

Murmansk skies offer spectacular view of the Northern Lights

Clear skies in Murmansk offered a spectacular view of the Northern Lights on February 19.
Ruptly
1min
Yogatastic! 11-year-old world-record breaking Indian gymnast has sights set on Olympics

Yogatastic! 11-year-old world-record breaking Indian gymnast has sights set on Olympics

11-year-old world Riya Paladia is in the Golden Book of World Records for doing the 'Niralamba Poorna Chakrasana' yoga motion 21 times in a minute. She is hoping to take part in the Olympics one day.
Ruptly
1min
China is struggling to keep up with face mask production as demand skyrockets due to coronavirus

China is struggling to keep up with face mask production as demand skyrockets due to coronavirus

Footage from inside a Shanghai factory shows masks being made on Monday, as the Chinese government moved to ban exporting the fabric used in the products amid low supply levels. The factory has reportedly ramped up production in the face of skyroc...
Ruptly
1min
Mona Lisa's mural with mask and smartphone appears in #Barcelona after Mobile World Congress cancell

Mona Lisa's mural with mask and smartphone appears in #Barcelona after Mobile World Congress cancell

Neighbors of Bisbe Street, in front of Catalan Government building in Barcelona, woke up this Tuesday with a controversial installation of the urban artist TVBoy on one of its walls. The work, called Mobile World Virus, represents Leonardo da Vinc...
Ruptly
1min
'Ghost' ship washed ashore by Storm Dennis in Ireland

'Ghost' ship washed ashore by Storm Dennis in Ireland

An abandoned cargo vessel's lonely trip across the Atlantic came to an abrupt end after Storm Dennis pushed it onto the rocky shore near Ballycotton, County Cork. Footage shows the rusty yet intact MV Alta 'ghost' ship on the shore as skies cleare...
Ruptly
1min
After THAT Cristiano Ronaldo sculpture, there now is Cristiano Choconaldo

After THAT Cristiano Ronaldo sculpture, there now is Cristiano Choconaldo

A chocolatier in Switzerland has made a life-size Cristiano Ronaldo sculpture out of chocolate. It took 200 hours to complete and weighs 120kg.
Ruptly
2mins
This patrol robot could help combating coronavirus outbreak

This patrol robot could help combating coronavirus outbreak

A 5G-powered patrol robot developed and designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak can effectively save human labour and avoid cross infection among people.
Ruptly
1min
Feline grumpy?! 'World's worst cat' finds purrrfect new home

Feline grumpy?! 'World's worst cat' finds purrrfect new home

A less than friendly cat named Perdita has finally found a new home thanks to a successful social media campaign. The feline, described as the 'world's worst cat' and as a 'jerk' by an animal shelter in Spruce Pine has officially been adopted by h...
Ruptly
CUTE CONTENT WARNING: Meet the 3y/o skater who's sweeter, sassier and more skilful than you!

CUTE CONTENT WARNING: Meet the 3y/o skater who's sweeter, sassier and more skilful than you!

Three-year-old Rita Ishizuka is a skateboarding sensation from Tomakomai. It’s impossible to keep him away from his skateboard and Rita has already mastered the art of jumping onto a board, sliding down ramps and gliding across the floor.
Ruptly
1min
BIONIC JELLYFISH fixed with ‘pacemakers’ to assist ocean research

BIONIC JELLYFISH fixed with ‘pacemakers’ to assist ocean research

Stanford scientists have fitted jellyfish with a device that makes them swim up to three times faster. The device could one day collect data from the world's oceans.
Ruptly
1min
Startup launches smart cot that recites Quran while rocking baby to sleep

Startup launches smart cot that recites Quran while rocking baby to sleep

‘Mini Muslims’, a UK based startup, has launched a smart cot that recites verses from the Quran and rocks the baby to sleep. It aims to introduce children to the Quran from an early age and, by being controlled remotely, make parents’ lives easier...
Ruptly
1min
Thousands of dancers mesmerize in world record attempt for largest Bharatanatyam performance

Thousands of dancers mesmerize in world record attempt for largest Bharatanatyam performance

Thousands of dancers got together in Chennai, India, to break the world record for the largest Bharatanatyam performance. The previous record of 7190 dancers was set in Chidambaram in 2019.
Ruptly
1min
Her parents disapproved and her team mates excluded her, but Lubnar did not give up on football

Her parents disapproved and her team mates excluded her, but Lubnar did not give up on football

Lunar Omar is a 17-year-old footballer, who embraced the sport in spite of her parents disapproving and her team mates excluding her. Instead of giving up she turned to freestyle football and is now aiming to represent Sudan at Super Ball.
Ruptly
1min
Kobe Bryant fan uses hundreds of Rubik's Cubes in tribute to NBA legend

Kobe Bryant fan uses hundreds of Rubik's Cubes in tribute to NBA legend

Kobe Bryant fan and Rubik’s Cube enthusiast Steven Brundage has made an image of the NBA legend out of 816 individual Rubik’s Cubes. Bryant died in a helicopter crash on January 26.
Ruptly
1min
Russian adrenaline junkies break the ice and floe down the Don River!

Russian adrenaline junkies break the ice and floe down the Don River!

The riders broke two of their three chainsaws while cutting the ice and they then used a motorboat to push the floe down the river. Fifteen Russians from around the country went wakeboarding, played the guitar and made a camp fire right on the ice...
Ruptly
1min
‘Ninja Warrior' parkour athlete will take your breath away as he jumps his way through Paris

‘Ninja Warrior' parkour athlete will take your breath away as he jumps his way through Paris

Twenty-four-year-old Parisian Charles Poujade is a parkour athlete and does breath-taking jumps in some of the capital city’s most interesting places. He says ‘parkour is not just a sport, it's an art, it's a way of life.’
Ruptly
1min
'One for all, all for one' - leukemia patient's family goes bald in solidarity

'One for all, all for one' - leukemia patient's family goes bald in solidarity

When 16-year-old Vitoria Araujo from the Paraiba region of Brazil lost her hair due to leukaemia, her family did what few do and all shaved their heads in solidarity.
Ruptly
1min
Brexit is actually happening, let's reminisce

Brexit is actually happening, let's reminisce

It is safe to say Europe will miss many things about the UK.
Ruptly
1min
Dog and owner get into PAWfect shape with joint workout regimen

Dog and owner get into PAWfect shape with joint workout regimen

Tesla, a mini Aussie dog has been trained since a young age to work out at a gym with her owner, Timi Kosztin. The sporty duo were seen doing a series of pushups, jumps and rolls together, among other exercises, at a gym in Silicon Valley.
Ruptly
1min
When you have to dig massive snow tunnel to get to your car…

When you have to dig massive snow tunnel to get to your car…

The Barnaul residents dug a seven-meter tunnel to get to their garage
Ruptly
1min
‘Baby Jesus’ figurines painted as pop culture characters become Candelaria hit

‘Baby Jesus’ figurines painted as pop culture characters become Candelaria hit

Engineer Ricardo Bahena makes Baby Jesus figurines look like c from pop culture.
Ruptly
1min
Violent clashes erupt between firefighters and police

Violent clashes erupt between firefighters and police

Violent clashes broke out between police forces and firefighters who were protesting in Paris on Tuesday. Firefighters rallied in the French capital to demand guarantees for their pension plan, better working conditions and a pay raise, with an in...
Ruptly
1min
Champion boxer and rabbi teaches self-defence in the wake of anti-Semitic attacks

Champion boxer and rabbi teaches self-defence in the wake of anti-Semitic attacks

A former boxing world champion and rabbi Yuri Foreman has been giving self-defence classes to members of Brooklyn's Jewish community in the wake of recent waves of anti-Semitic attacks. Foreman is giving classes at the famous Gleason's Gym, where ...
Ruptly
1min
Meet Eeyore the dog who helps kids cross the road in Batumi

Meet Eeyore the dog who helps kids cross the road in Batumi

A dog from Batumi has become an internet sensation after helping a group of children cross a road safely. The pup, who has been nicknamed Eeyore by locals, was filmed again helping children
Ruptly
1min
Holocaust survivor recalls being saved from deportation to Auschwitz ahead of 75th liberation annive

Holocaust survivor recalls being saved from deportation to Auschwitz ahead of 75th liberation annive

Josef Konigsberg, a Holocaust survivor who escaped deportation to the Auschwitz concentration camp with the help of a German official, recounted his sad experiences from the Nazi times and how he survived the concentration camps at his office in E...
Ruptly
3mins
NBA star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash

NBA star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash

NBA star Kobe Bryant, 41, died in helicopter crash among with 8 others, reportedly including his own daughter
Ruptly
1min
You can now get a pearl amulet made out of your dead pet

You can now get a pearl amulet made out of your dead pet

A Japanese cosmetics producer makes pearls out of deceased pet’s bones. A cultured pearl is grown by using eight small bones from the dead animal. The pearl amulet costs $4,300 in total.
Ruptly
1min
Hotel charges $1 a night but LIVESTREAMS guests' entire stay on YouTube

Hotel charges $1 a night but LIVESTREAMS guests' entire stay on YouTube

A hotel in Japan charges only 1USD per night, but livestreams the guests’ entire stay on YouTube. Nudity is not allowed, neither is any sexual activity. The idea is to generate an income from YouTube rather than charging guests.
Ruptly
1min
Hundreds flock to mysterious festival in Goto Islands for good fortune

Hundreds flock to mysterious festival in Goto Islands for good fortune

Hundreds of people flocked to the Shirahama shrine in the Japanese village of Shimosakiyamacho on Fukue Island, part of the Goto Islands in Nagasaki Prefecture, for the annual Heto Mato (Fisherman) Festival, wishing for a good fishing and harvest ...
Ruptly
1min
Hail no! Great balls of ice batter Melbourne

Hail no! Great balls of ice batter Melbourne

Huge chunks of ice swamped Melbourne on Monday signalling another turn in the extreme weather Australia has been suffering in recent months. Footage filmed in Camberwell shows cars being pelted with large hailstone chunks which sit snuggly in the ...
Ruptly
12secs
Greta Thunbergs and mountain monkeys ride a bathtub down a mountain in this Swiss race

Greta Thunbergs and mountain monkeys ride a bathtub down a mountain in this Swiss race

The 8th annual bathtub race took place in Stoos on Saturday. Participants ride a bathtub down a slope whilst donning fancy dress. Points are awarded for the fastest bathtub as well as for the best outfit.
Ruptly
1min
Hermit spends 40 years sculpting mountain face into art attraction

Hermit spends 40 years sculpting mountain face into art attraction

Gutierrez, also known as 'The Hermit’, has lived for several decades on a mountain known as "Finca El Jalacate”, located in Nicaragua’s El Tisey Natural Reserve.
Ruptly
1min
Biologists rescue turtles affected by red tide after hundreds die

Biologists rescue turtles affected by red tide after hundreds die

Environmental technicians from Mexico are rushing to save the turtle population on the coast of Oaxaca, after hundreds of turtles died due to a red tide, an environmental phenomenon caused by an increase in microalgae in the water. The National Co...
Ruptly
1min
10-year-old Chinese billiard hotshot shows the pros how to pot

10-year-old Chinese billiard hotshot shows the pros how to pot

Wang Wuka, a ten-year-old boy from Xuancheng, showcased his impressive billiard skills. Wang Wuka now practices his tricks for two hours or more every day, with the full support of his family.
Ruptly
1min
Go Go Gadget Lipstick Gun! - India's latest weapon to fight sexual harassment

Go Go Gadget Lipstick Gun! - India's latest weapon to fight sexual harassment

An aspiring inventor from the northern Indian city of Varanasi has developed security gadgets for women, using weaponised lipsticks, purses and sandals to fight against sexual harassment.
Ruptly
1min
Is it a salad or art? Veggies are the latest exhibit at Whitney Art Museum

Is it a salad or art? Veggies are the latest exhibit at Whitney Art Museum

In his newest exhibition Darren Bader displays fruits and vegetables on plinths, before making a salad out of them, that visitors can eat. His previous works include a lasagne injected with heroin and goats in a gallery.
Ruptly
1min
Thousands are fleeing as Taal volcano may erupt again

Thousands are fleeing as Taal volcano may erupt again

Thousands of people and animals are being evacuated as the Taal Volcano may erupt again. Towns are covered in ash from the volcano, which has been erupting since January 12.
Ruptly
1min
Fancy a cat nap? This animal shelter and cafe lets you sleep over!

Fancy a cat nap? This animal shelter and cafe lets you sleep over!

A cat cafe and hotel is offering shelter to rescue cats. Visitors can not only play with furry felines in the cafe but gaze at them when they sleep in the adjacent hotel. All cats from the cafe are up for adoption.
Ruptly
1min
Meet ‘Bernardina', the baby pygmy hippo melting Santiago’s heart

Meet ‘Bernardina', the baby pygmy hippo melting Santiago’s heart

Amid great expectation and dozens of visitors, workers at Santiago's Buin Zoo presented to the public ‘Bernardina', a baby pygmy hippo.
Ruptly
1min
Supersopa is the super soup that tackles global hunger

Supersopa is the super soup that tackles global hunger

Supersopa is a concentrated soup that has been especially developed to tackle malnutrition among the poorer sectors in the world.
Ruptly
1min
Students adopt chicks, put down smartphones and start farming

Students adopt chicks, put down smartphones and start farming

2,000 chicks have been re-homed with students in Bandung, in an effort to generate interest in farming and to prevent gadget addiction.
Ruptly
1min
Measured orgasms and cat pee samples - the CES is full of surprises

Measured orgasms and cat pee samples - the CES is full of surprises

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) takes place every year in Las Vegas and showcases the newest products and technologies that may enter your everyday life soon.
Ruptly
Israeli couple makes jewellery out of rocket shrapnel from Gaza

Israeli couple makes jewellery out of rocket shrapnel from Gaza

A couple from Israel, living close to the Gaza Strip, is making jewellery out of rocket shrapnel. The idea came to them when they were asked to bring shrapnel to the US as a gift.
Ruptly
1min
Giant robot suit turns you into a real-life cyborg

Giant robot suit turns you into a real-life cyborg

A Tokyo based company has created a 2.5 meter tall robot exoskeleton suit that turns its user into a giant cyborg.
Ruptly
1min
Parents encourage their children to smoke during epiphany celebration in Portuguese town

Parents encourage their children to smoke during epiphany celebration in Portuguese town

In a town in Portugal parents encourage their children to smoke during Epiphany festivities. No one knows how this tradition started.
Ruptly
1min
Cracking ride! Drivers scramble as 30 cars fall through ice on fishing trip

Cracking ride! Drivers scramble as 30 cars fall through ice on fishing trip

30 people parked their cars on ice, which resulted in the ice cracking and the cars sinking. No one got hurt.
Ruptly
29secs
Otherworldly ice sculptures dazzle visitors at the world's largest ice festival

Otherworldly ice sculptures dazzle visitors at the world's largest ice festival

The Harbin Ice and Snow Festival is stunning visitors with its giant ice sculptures. It’s the largest annual ice festival in the world.
Ruptly
1min
Christmas tree disposal meets German ingenuity

Christmas tree disposal meets German ingenuity

With Christmas long gone, the annual Christmas Tree Throwing World Championship took place in the German town of Weidenthal. People were seen throwing their Christmas trees, trying to do that the furthest and the highest. The most environmentally-...
Ruptly
1min