A South Carolina high school wants it to be perfectly quiet when seniors walk the stage at graduation - and parents who don't oblige could be in big trouble.
Greenville High School has told students and parents that they will not tolerate clapping or cheering of any kind during this month's ceremony and are preparing to issue a $1,030 fine for anyone who is too noisy. As the reported, the school told families that graduation should be a "dignified and solemn occasion" and told them to spread the word about the new penalty for breaking that tradition.
This is not the first time that a Greenville-area high school has made headlines in recent weeks. Earlier, an openly gay student named Adam Bell was named Prom King at Powdersville High School, but many parents and commenters when he chose to wear a dress to the event.
Move over April the giraffe, there's a new and it's the blooming of the rare corpse flower at the Tucson Botanical Gardens in Arizona. The corpse flower or the Amorphophallus titanum has to grow for seven to ten years before it ever blooms, and then only stays in bloom for 24 to 36 hours.
In the video, you can see the line of people who have gathered to see this unusual bloom and perhaps get a whiff of the which carries the scent of rotting flesh, says 13 News Now.
What You Need To Know About The Corpse Flower
The actual bloom can be up to ten feet in height, and the leaf structure can reach twenty feet while growing to sixteen feet in width.
A new video uploaded by the "Secureteam10" YouTube channel on May 5 is making conspiracy theorists more and more confident that we're headed for an alien disclosure in the near future. The lengthy video, which you can watch below, features an image of a "triangular-shaped UFO" over the Czech Republic in Central Europe.
The footage shows the alleged UFO following the lightning bolt with great ease, reports the Indian news website The TeCake. Conspiracy theorists are claiming that no manmade aircraft can pull off such a feat of technology, which suggests that the object must be of alien origin.
In the video, titled "They Dwell in the Lightning," Secureteam10 claims that the purported alien UFO is using the lightning bolt as a power source, harvesting energy through an advanced technology.
Another explanation for this bizarre UFO sighting would be that the mysterious triangular-shaped spacecraft is actually traveling through the lightning bolt, alleged video narrator Tyler Glockner.
Dylan McWilliams has now achieved the trifecta of fighting off dangerous animals.
The Colorado man was bitten by a shark in Hawaii this week, suffering cuts to his leg, but nothing life-threatening. As the noted, it was far from the first brush with a dangerous animal for McWilliams; he had also been attacked by a black bear and bitten by a rattlesnake within the last four years.
McWilliams was swimming near Poipu in Hawaii this week when a shark sliced into his leg. As the 20-year-old told , the bite itself wasn't too bad, but he was worried the fresh blood in the water would attract more sharks as he made his way back to shore.
McWilliams did eventually make it back to safety, and was taken to a nearby hospital where - after a one-hour wait to be seen - he was stitched up and sent on his way, the report noted. The beach was temporarily closed, but later re-opened.
News from Springfield Farm in Sparks, Maryland is usually about sustainable farming or which regional restaurants get their antibiotic-free meat from the multi-acre farm in the Hereford region of Baltimore County, but today the farmers at the Northern Baltimore County farm are saddened by a livestock theft on their Yeoho Road property. Most farmers are prepared to have a certain amount of livestock loss from predators, but reps from Springfield Farm, the place the Washington Post says many Marylanders go for their , say that this loss of 200 turkey babies or poults was theft, as gates were unlocked.
Catherine Webb, one of the owners of posted a notice on their Facebook page to alert people in the area to a theft that took place in the late hours of May 18 from a brooder building under warming lights. The farm had just received the 200 Standard Bronze babies (poults) and picked them up from the local Sparks Post Office on May 17.
In very odd and adorable news, a man recently placed an emergency call because he was being followed by a pig. As Click On Detroit reported, a man placed a call to an station on May 20, 2018, at 5:26 in the morning. The incident took place in North Ridgeville, Ohio, and the officials assumed the person was drunk.
The gentleman was walking home early on Sunday morning, and he called the police because he didn't know what to do. It seems a pig was following him home, but given the fact the man was seemingly intoxicated, the police department didn't initially believe him. The police indicated that the man may have been drunk, but at least he was able to call the police while hallucinating.
Angenette Marie Welk flashed a broad smile in her mugshot even after drunkenly running into another woman's car, killing her.
The incident took place last week in Ocala at around noon when a heavily drunk Angenette, driving her 2011 Chevrolet Avalanche on US Route 27, smashed into the back of a 2017 Hyundai Elantra. The deadly impact made 18-year-old Shiyanne Kroll, who was driving the Elantra with her mother sitting at the front seat beside her, lose control of her vehicle as she went hurtling toward the tractor-trailer in front of it.
Kroll suffered minor injuries but her mother Sandra Clarkson, 60, suffered serious head trauma. She was rushed to the Orlando Regional Medical Center, but succumbed to her wounds four days after the accident, being declared brain dead because of her head wounds.
A comedian and author who goes by the Twitter handle Hotep Jesus engaged in some performance art at a local Starbucks store in the aftermath of the surrounding the coffee shop chain and walked out of the establishment with a free cup of coffee.
Starbucks is closing all of its 8,000 stores on the afternoon of May 29 to provide racial-bias education training to its approximately 175,000 employees after an incident in a Philadelphia store last Thursday. There, a Starbucks manager told two black men that the store bathroom was only for paying customers. She called cops when they refused to leave, and responding officers arrested them for trespassing.
A groom was shot and killed on his wedding day after the man's best friend fired a gun in celebration - and the tragic death was all caught on video.
The incident happened this weekend in India. As the reported, newly married Sunil Verma was celebrating his wedding with a group of friends and family when one of the revelers held a handgun. Two rounds could be heard and the video showed the groom immediately flinching in pain as guests ran toward him.
The video does not show the aftermath of the wedding reception shooting, but reported that the 25-year-old groom died shortly after arriving at a hospital.
This past weekend, the United Kingdom witnessed its first-ever Flat Earth Convention, as over 200 attendees gathered at the event to listen to, and discuss theories supposedly debunking established scientific research that proves our planet is round.
As quoted by the Daily Telegraph, National Health Service (NHS) supply chain manager David Marsh was at the U.K. Flat Earth expo, where he reportedly said that his research "destroys Big Bang cosmology" and backs up the idea that gravity "doesn't exist," with electromagnetism being the only "true force" found in nature. To back up his claims, he supposedly used a Nikon camera and a smartphone app, conducting experiments in his garden over the span of one year, in an effort to debunk the theory of planetary motion.
In yet another fast-food fight, a brawl erupted at a McDonald's outlet in Iowa City, Iowa, between two women, a customer and an employee. The disturbing encounter was recorded on cell phone video apparently by witnesses who happened to be in the restaurant at the time.
occurred over the weekend at a local McDonald's, according to Iowa City radio station KRNA. In the primary video which is less than 30 seconds embedded below, one of the women appears to throw a cup of soda at the other. Fists then began flying. One of those involved - possibly the McDonald's employee - receives the majority of the blows after she winds up on the floor.
The details are sketchy, so it is unclear what specifically prompted the physical altercation (this story will be updated if additional information emerges).
Scott Purdy was go-karting when he had an accident that left him with a broken foot. To contain the pain, his doctor prescribed pregabalin, a medication known under the brand name Lyrica.
According to the Mirror, in him just after a few weeks of using the medication. He said that his sexual appetite for women dramatically declined, and he started to crave for men's attention instead.
"I noticed my libido for women had gone and I was wanting male attention," he shared.
Eventually, he broke up with his girlfriend since he did not find her attractive anymore. They had been together for six months, and he quickly shifted his focus to finding a male partner.
Scott Purdy began to identify himself as homosexual, and as strange as it may sound, he blamed the painkillers for making him gay in a short span of time.
She was caught brown-handed.
A woman who allegedly defecated on the floor of a Tim Hortons and then threw the poop at an employee who had told her she could not use the bathroom has been arrested by police in Canada, and her act of disgusting defiance is getting worldwide attention. Video of the woman's poop protest showed up on YouTube this week, the reported, and footage shot to the top of the link-sharing site Reddit.
Police said the incident took place at 6:15 p.m. on Monday at a Tim Hortons restaurant in downtown Langley City. Surveillance footage showed the woman in what appeared to be a heated argument with a staff member, who was asking her to leave the restaurant. The woman then dropped her pants, leaned against a wall, and defecated directly on to the floor.