A controversial snake pastor in South Africa has been praised by the country's Cultural, Religious, and Linguistic Rights Commission for his vast knowledge of the Bible.
Pastor Penuel Mnguni of End Times Disciples Ministries in Soshanguve was recently forced to defend his religious practices to the committee after facing accusations of abusing and commercializing the Christian faith.
Authorities called Mnguni to defend himself after photographs showed the controversial pastor feeding live snakes and rats to churchgoers. Witnesses say Mnguni forced the congregants to eat the animals to prove their devotion to their faith. The religious leader also faced accusations of stepping on congregants' backs. more >>
You never quite know just who will drop in when you're having a good time in the sun and the water.
One woman who was wakeboarding at the Sea of Cortez was joined by a family of dolphins who accompanied her like a convoy of old.
Posted to YouTube by Wyatt Miller, the video shows the porpoises jumping in their signature arcs alongside a wakeboarder, to the enjoyment of the crew of the boat La Ventana. more >>
Although the 50th Super Bowl is still a few days away, some folks like the kind people at the Heinz Ketchup company have already released their commercial for the occasion.
Their great ad features nothing short of a stampede. A stampede of wiener dogs. A stampede of wiener dogs wearing hot dog costumes. Your argument is now invalid.
With a classic love ballad in the background, the dogs rush toward a group of human beings dressed in various Heinz product costumes. more >>
The nation's most outspoken and flamboyant animal rights group has announced that it is creating a new division to combat what it describe as "animal-on-animal" violence.
Adorned with lettuce bras, spokeswomen for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals recently told the press that they need to expand their agenda.
"We recently sat down for our monthly 'Talk and Tofurkey' gathering to discuss how we could better help serve the cause of animal rights," spoke one PETA woman as male reporters kept wondering how long the romaine was going to stay in place. more >>
Every dog has his day, and apparently that day can sometimes include doing a freestyle dance for a competition alongside his master.
Sandra Roth and her dog Lizzy gave a freestyle dance performance as part of a competition in Germany known as the Open European HTM & Freestyle Championship.
Roth and Lizzy strut their stuff as part of the 2014 competition, with Lizzy effectively coordinating her actions with her human dance partner. more >>
The 2016 blizzard has brought the East Coast and especially the nation's capital a good deal of grief over the past several days. Consider this one of the few pluses.
At the Smithsonian's National Zoo, one adorable panda discovered the several inches of snow that had fallen and could not get enough of it.
Named Tian Tian, the Smithsonian posted a video on YouTube showing the plump furry creature rolling about the white stuff, throwing it upon himself in glee. more >>