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  1. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay cooks and eats Everglades python


    MIAMI — Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay recently joined South Florida hunters to kill, and then eat, Burmese pythons invading the Everglades, the South Florida Water Management District announced Tuesday.

    Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay and his son Jack, far right, joined South Florida Water Management District python hunter Kyle Penniston on a recent outing in western Miami-Dade County that bagged three snakes. [South Florida Water Management District]
  2. Selfie gone wrong: Woman causes $200k worth of damage (w/video)

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    A woman in Los Angeles took what could be the most costly selfie in history.

    A woman takes a selfie and causes $200,000 worth of damage.
  3. Cocoa High student catches massive gator (w/ video)

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    A local high school student made quite the catch Monday: a 12 and a half foot long gator.

    Josh Padrick stands next to his more-than-12-foot long catch.
  4. Trapped in an ATM, worker slips notes through receipt slot begging for help (w/video)


    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Texas man who became trapped inside an ATM slipped notes to customers via the receipt slot pleading for them to help him escape, police said Thursday.

    When the worker realized customers were retrieving cash from the ATM, he passed notes to them through thereceipt slot. One read, "Please help. I'm stuck in here and I don't have my phone. Please call my boss ..." [Image from video]
  5. Teen camper wakes up to 'crunching noise' -- and discovers his head is inside a bear's mouth

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    Asleep in the mountains northwest of Boulder, Colo., a teenage camp counselor was awakened Sunday morning by a loud crunching sound.

    This still frame from video provided by KMGH-TV shows a teen staffer at a Colorado camp, who gave only his first name, Dylan, describing how he fought off a bear after waking up to find the animal biting his head and trying to drag him away at the camp near Ward, Colo., on Sunday. (KMGH-TV via AP) LA711
  6. 'Too hot,' says South Daytona mother on way to jail after leaving child in hot car, police say (w/ video)

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    A woman faces charges after she left her child locked in the backseat of her car in a Dollar General parking lot.

    Colleen Walker was charged with neglect of a child, according to police. [Photo via Daytona Police]
  7. S.C. prisoner's escape aided by phones, wire cutters, a drone and $47,000


    COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina inmate broke out of a maximum-security prison using wire cutters that were apparently flown in by drone, officials said Friday, describing a new and devilishly hard-to-stop means of escape.

    Jimmy Causey is seen in this photo from authorities in Williamson County, Texas. Authorities said Friday that Causey was on the run more than two days after using wire cutters that were probably dropped from a drone as part of an elaborate escape plan that also included cellphones smuggled into prison, guns and at least $47,000 in cash. [Williamson County Jail via AP]
  8. You can now snort chocolate. But should you?


    First came Four Loko, the alcoholic energy drink dubbed "blackout in a can."

    Each tin of Coco Loko comes with 10 servings and costs $24.99. [Image from Legal Lean]
  9. Fishing company execs cut meeting short to fish from their balcony (w/ video)

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    For virtually every other company, this story would sound ridiculous. But for Salt Strong, a fishing company, it seemed to be another day in the life.

    Luke Simonds poses with his balcony catch, a roughly three-foot snook. [Photo via YouTube]
  10. This baby was born on a flight from Fort Lauderdale. Now he'll fly free for life

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    Little Christoph Lezcano is not the world's most patient newborn, but he may be the savviest.

    Passenger Shelley Hedgecock Starks posted video of baby Christoph Lezcano in the arms of his mother Cristina Penton after Penton gave birth to him on a Spirit Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale to Dallas. [Shelley Hedgecock Starks | Facebook]