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Eccentric Mother Nature Is At It Again

Eccentric Mother Nature Is At It Again

Just when scientists start to think they understand the planet, bizarre, unexplainable events "pop up" to humble them... sometimes literally! These "bubbles" on the Siberian tundra are formed when melting permafrost releases massive amounts of CO2 and methane. Scientists are alarmed because, as its name leads us to believe, permafrost NEVER normally melts.  We're treated to an unusual "twist" on a common sight when a swirling dust devil hits a field of freshly cut hay in the UK. View Now
Folks Got More Than They Bargained For During Water Activities

Folks Got More Than They Bargained For During Water Activities

This storied Alaskan rafting guide has only ever lost a SINGLE rafter overboard. Whatever rapid they just went over in the Nenana River must have been insane because count the bobbing heads--there's SEVEN people in the water. The most our freezing and battered friends can do is try to avoid all those dangerous rocks shooting towards them before they're finally rescued by the two rafters who managed to stay afloat. Things could've been worse... at least there wasn't a BEAR swimming beside them, which is exactly what happens in the second video.  View Now
This Iceberg Gives Hikers A Titanic Show

This Iceberg Gives Hikers A Titanic Show

We all know what happened when the S.S. Titanic met an iceberg. Thankfully, this group of hikers at the Spencer Glacier in Alaska on an Ascending Path tour had a much friendlier run-in with an icy relative, and on dry ground, when the small island of ice in the distant lake suddenly decided to reveal just how BIG it really was. Can you imagine watching this from the lake? View Now
Snowmobiler That Fell Down 80-Foot Crevasse Talks With 'RightThisMinute'

Snowmobiler That Fell Down 80-Foot Crevasse Talks With 'RightThisMinute'

A group of filmmakers was out in the snowy mountains of Canada when disaster struck. One member of the group, Kory Blois, was riding on a snowmobile when he fell into an 80-foot crevasse. His friends used a rope to pull Blois to safety with minor bruises, but miraculously he walked away from the accident. A week later, the group returned to the crevasse to retrieve the snowmobile. View Now
And Behind Door Number One, We Have a Fail

And Behind Door Number One, We Have a Fail

Fail, or fun? A guy in Canada went to free his house up from the mounds of snow that waited just outside his door, but ended up diving into the winter wonderland instead. Whether he purposely dove in or fell off the ladder is irrelevant; it looked like a pretty fun dive. View Now
Egging Prank Goes Terribly, Terribly Wrong

Egging Prank Goes Terribly, Terribly Wrong

A seemingly harmless prank took a very wrong turn and ended with a car trapped in the middle of a frozen lake. It all started when a couple of friends decided to egg their buddies car — and well, gravity took care of the rest. Just watch. View Now
Fisherman Rush to Escape Massive Ice Schism in Russia

Fisherman Rush to Escape Massive Ice Schism in Russia

The tricky thing about ice fishing is that at times, you may be walking on thin ice. But ice doesn't have to be thin for it to be dangerous, as a large group of fishermen discovered recently in Russia. The ice the group was on began cracking, and everyone there immediately knew to get as far away from the cracks as possible. Not everyone made it out in time, however, and were in need of rescue. View Now
Snowboarding Tween Shows of His Skills on the Snow

Snowboarding Tween Shows of His Skills on the Snow

Wes Muresan can frontside, backside, and pull mad grabs like you wouldn't believe. He started snowboarding about six years ago, and is already attracting sponsors galore. But no matter how much he practices, he's still got to be home by the time the street lights come on. Life ain't easy for a nine-year-old professional snowboarder.  View Now
Snowmobiler Caught in Gigantic Avalanche

Snowmobiler Caught in Gigantic Avalanche

Doug wanted to have a fun snowmobiling adventure to end his winter with a bang. So he went up, up, up - higher than anyone else he saw on the mountain. Unfortunately, at this height is when Doug ran into some trouble. An avalanche was triggered, taking Doug with it; he slide 2,500 feet, and the footage of his descent is intense. Amazingly, even though Doug had no specialized protective gear, he was unharmed. Watch the entire avalanche adventure here. View Now
Skier Paraglides From Winter to Spring

Skier Paraglides From Winter to Spring

The seasons really do change in the blink of an eye. One skier in Utah decided to strap on a parachute as well, so at just the right moment, his ski trip turned into a paragliding adventure. He seemed to transcend time and space as well, for while he left the ground it was in a winter wonderland, but when he landed, it was in the pinnacle of spring. View Now
Nothing Like Seeing the Last Few Winter Fails Before the Snow Melts

Nothing Like Seeing the Last Few Winter Fails Before the Snow Melts

Before we get into all the swimming slip-ups, rollercoaster freakouts, and water sport fails that summer is sure to bring, let's take a moment to enjoy the last few fails of the winter season. And what better way to send out the cold winter months than with a snowmobile crash and a skier flying into a snowboarder? We'll miss you, Winter. You're always so good to us. View Now
Dog Embracing the Snow Will Make You Melt

Dog Embracing the Snow Will Make You Melt

Humans may not love blizzards, but dogs sure do. This pup sliding down the snowy hills is sure to make you smile; maybe even bring tears of joy to your eyes. In fact, the cute fella even makes the blizzards seem almost worth it. View Now
Woman Bungee Jumps Into Freezing Water Using Skin Hooks

Woman Bungee Jumps Into Freezing Water Using Skin Hooks

This is what extreme looks like when it's pushed to the max. The woman in this video is bungee jumping into freezing cold water, and her bungee cord is attached to her not with a harness, but with skin hooks. Compared to that, a couple of fishermen wading in freezing cold water doesn't look so bad. View Now
New Drone Strong Enough to Tow Snowboarder Through the Snow

New Drone Strong Enough to Tow Snowboarder Through the Snow

The Aerones drone is a a powerful beast, capable of pulling a full-grown person on a snowboard across a flat, snowy plain. If it can do this with a person on a board, imagine what it could do to help someone trapped on a cliff, or in a hole. See more of what these impressive drones can do here. View Now
Skier Swims in Avalanche to Avoid Getting Buried in Snow

Skier Swims in Avalanche to Avoid Getting Buried in Snow

Tyler Karow was skiing down Mammoth Mountain when he came to an unfortunate realization: he was caught in an avalanche. Now, running snow is similar to running water, so Karow was able to stay above the snow by swimming with the snow's current. Eventually, he is able tog et back up, where Karow excitedly skis to safety. See the full video here. View Now
The Best Laid Headstands of Mice and Men...

The Best Laid Headstands of Mice and Men...

...Often go underappreciated. Sure, RightThisMInute host Gayle Bass' headstand may not be perfect, but major props for: 1) The Attempt, 2) filming it, and 3) submitting it to the show. At least she isn't taking children to sled down a snowy hill that leads onto a highway, or running around breaking people's noses.  View Now
Cars Slide Precariously on Road Covered in Black Ice

Cars Slide Precariously on Road Covered in Black Ice

This road is a disaster waiting to happen. A road covered with black ice in Azerbaijan almost had multiple accidents on it, but the cars on the road managed to slide around in perfect harmony. One especially close call involved a bus, which can be seen sliding off into the sunset. View Now