Sticking it to the DMV, with 5 wheelbarrows of pennies
Nick Stafford paid a sales tax at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Lebanon, Va. with nearly 300,000 pennies as a form of protest. Eventually, the DMV's coin counting machine started to jam, and employees had to count the unrolled pennies by han
A giant carcass found washed up on Huamual beach in Indonesia’s Maluku province puzzled locals and authorities. According to local reports, fishermen believed it to be a giant squid, but a coordinator of Indonesia’s Marine and Coastal Resources Ma
The Eagle River fire department was dispatched along with deputies from the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, at 4:45 Saturday morning, to the scene where the the suspect was described as a fluffy baby bear, about 2-feet in height. The apartment, in
Opening statements by the state and defense in the trial of Marc Archer on Tuesday, March 20, in Bellingham. Archer is charged with attempted second-degree rape of a child and attempted communication with a minor for immoral purposes.
On Thursday, March 15, Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser erupted. It has been the first time the geyser has erupted since September 2014. Video of Steamboat Geyser was taken on Friday, March 16, more than 24 hours after the eruption, by the Yellowstone National Park Service. The area around the geyser is still closed for the winter.
Steam vents, known as fumaroles, are shown just inside the west rim of Sherman Crater on Mount Baker in 2010. The trip was organized by the Mount Baker Volcano Research Center at Western Washington University. More information: http://mbvrc.wwu.edu
After seeing steam venting from Mount Baker on Saturday, March 17, Austin Breckenridge of Bellingham created this video. Baker is the Cascade Range's second most-thermally active crater and regularly lets off steam due to geologic activity.
Seattle Police officers stood just outside Costco's back door waiting for a group of thieves to emerge on March 14, 2018. According to a statement from Seattle Police, “Loss Prevention officers inside the store recognized one of the suspects inside and said he had previously stolen items in the past and run out the fire exit.”
Officers began to question a woman parked behind an emergency exit when they heard someone trying to open the emergency doors from inside the store. They then apprehended two additional suspects attempting to leave the store with roughly $2,200 in merchandise. One 30-year-old man, an 18-year-old woman, and a 21-year-old woman were all arrested in the incident.
This 65-frame time lapse video comprises the 7:00 am view of the Emmons and Winthrop Glaciers from Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Monday, September 11, 2017 from the Camp Schurman webcam. (Note: There are several frames missing)
Video shows panicked skiers being launched from and abandoning a malfunctioning chair lift at a ski resort in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. According to news reports, the lift was made by Doppelmayr, the same Austrian-Swiss company that i