"Striking gold" is mainly a term to express when someone gets really lucky nowadays, but by golly, someone has actually done it. A 145-ounce gold nugget has been reportedly found in Victoria, Australia by a real life prospector and could be worth more than A$250,000 ($190,710) when it goes to auction. The anonymous prospector initially found a nine ounce tennis ball-shaped gold nugget two feet deep, returning the next day to see if there was more, according to a statement from metal detector manufacturer, Minelab.
7. Lee Is "Comfortable" & "Happy" After Nose Surgery: Before his surgery, Lee admits he pretty much "gave up" and didn't think his nose could be "fixed." He also explains he was self-conscious and was worried that his son Ian's friends would tease him because of his dad's appearance. So after his surgery is complete and his nose is healed, Lee meets up with Ian and his sister Lauren to show off the results. When Ian and Lauren see Lee's nose they say it's "amazing." Lee explains that he can breathe better now, which means he and Ian can play any sport he wants to! He then reveals before his surgery, "Not only was I self-conscious and insecure about my appearance, but I was also worried that my
At what age can kids be left home alone, if at all? One mom thought her kids would be fine, but probably now regrets her choice. While on vacation in Rehoboth Beach, DE, Susan Terrillion, 55, of Maryland left her 8- and 9-year-old kids in their getaway rental when she went to pick up food five miles away. The action resulted in her arrest, USA Today reports. She was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of her children. https://www.facebook.com/rehobothbeachpolice/photo... data width="800"" data-width="350" A stranger discovered her children were home alone when the family dogs ran in front of his car and he got out to help the kids secure the pets. The witness called the police
Wanda Witter, 80, who up until last week was homeless and living on D.C.’s streets, has received $99,999 in Social Security retirement benefits, but she could be just one of many people owed cash because of the “tangled mess” at the Social Security Administration, according to the social worker who helped her.
“Sometimes when these kinds of things happen, it can seem too much to bear, but what I want the people of Louisiana to know is that you’re not alone on this,” he said. The president praised the Federal Emergency Management Agency for its efforts coordinating a federal response, which he said has already reached $127 million in assistance.
San Francisco police are looking for a person who they say walked up to a woman for no reason and started punching her. SF police provided this video in the hopes someone would recognize the suspect.
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DEAR ABBY: I have a complicated family situation. My dad was married to a woman named “Cynthia” for 16 years until they divorced. He met and married my mother the next year. My parents were married for 40 years, until Mom died of cancer a year ago. Since her death, I have gone with my dad to a few holiday events hosted at his other daughters’ houses, where we saw them and Cynthia. Everyone was cordial and welcoming. A few days ago, Dad told me that he and Cynthia are dating, and he asked me to wish them luck. My immediate reaction was “Why?!” I left immediately, and have ignored his phone calls ever since. I cannot express how upset this made me. I realize he’s a lonely old man who would like
One lucky seal narrowly avoided feeding time for a pod of orcas by jumping aboard a boat off the coast of British Columbia. Kirk Fraser was out whale watching with family when he captured an incredible moment on camera: a seal scrambling onto his boat to escape killer whales. The seal jumped onto the boat and squeezed its way between the engines to avoid the jaws on the killer whales.
ORIGINAL STORY: Before Ryan Lochte got himself into trouble at the Olympics, Hope Solo was at the center of her own self-inflicted controversy in Rio de Janeiro. And we’re not even talking about her Zika virus jokes. Following the U.S. women’s soccer team’s stunning quarterfinal loss against Sweden at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Solo said USA “lost to a bunch of cowards,” among other things. Well, actions have consequences, and Solo learned that the hard way Wednesday night when the USWNT announced it has suspended Solo for six months for “conduct that is counter to the organization’s principles.” “The comments by Hope Solo after the match against Sweden during the 2016 Olympics were unacceptable
Chip and Joanna Gaines spend months of work and sweat renovating every inch of their client's Waco, TX, dream home on their HGTV show Fixer Upper — but, ironically, the question most fans have isn't about the stunning updated home; it's about the giant poster of the old house that they wheel out before the big reveal. Chip explained to Glamour.com, "At the 11th hour, we had a friend of mine weld a 12 foot tall by 12 foot wide—and there's two of them, so it's 24 feet wide by the time it's all said and done—and I've got another friend in town whose got a small billboard company. Chip told Glamour.com that they have folded up the canvas and presented it to clients before. A real-life Fixer Upper client revealed her experience on the Holy Craft blog.