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Las Vegas High Roller Ferris Wheel Opens at the LINQ

The world’s tallest observation wheel opened in Las Vegas on Monday at the LINQ. The 550-foot wheel takes riders on a 30-minute ride and has 28 glass-enclosed and air-conditioned gondolas that can each hold up to 40 people. At full capacity, more than 1,100 can ride at the same time. It’s not made to be a thrill ride, but rather designed to provide stunning views of The Strip and surrounding... 

Mark Johnston Suing Downtown Grand Las Vegas Casino for Allowing him to Lose $500,000

Southern California gambler, Mark Johnston who lost $500,000 in Las Vegas at the Downtown Grand playing pai gow and blackjack is suing the Casino. The 52-year old says he was clearly drunk while playing and the Casino should not have loaned him money and served him drinks when he was already visibly intoxicated. “I feel like they picked my pockets,” Johnston said. “It’s like... 

Disney World Raises Admission Prices to Theme Parks

Disney increased the cost of a single-day ticket to Magic Kingdom to $99, plus tax on Sunday, February 23, 2014 which now makes them the most expensive park in the area. Tickets for children ages 3 to 9 will now be $93 per day. Disney also increased one-day admission prices to other Orlando parks — Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom. Those parks now cost $94 for ages 10 and up and $88 for... 

Dolphins Surf with Surfers During the 2014 Rincon Classic Surf Competition

During The Rincon Classic surf competition in Santa Barbara this past weekend, surfers were joined by dolphins on the waves. A group of wave-riding dolphins entered the lineup during the women’s final and stole the show. Surfer Abby Brown was one of them that was joined. As she caught the wave and dropped in alongside her fellow wave riders, taking off as the dolphins swam by just beneath her. According... 

Cards Against Humanity Black Friday Reverse Sale Stunt, Will It Work?

An idea that started as a KickStarter project on December 1st in 2010 has risen to the #1 selling card game on Amazon for two years. Currently right now in Toys and Games CAH, short for Cards Against Humanity has held the #1 spot for months as the Best Seller. The popular and horrible card game is also the Most Wished For gift on Amazon. Last year there was a stunt put on by Cards Against Humanity... 

Fisherman Catches Giant 231 Pound Halibut in Alaska

Fishing is a way of life all over the world, it can be a career for some and the trill of adventure for others. Finding the right place to fish makes all the difference, and for a Kansas Construction worker he certainly found the perfect place to not only catch some fish, but capture a record in the process. Dirk Whitsitt decided to take a little break from his construction job to go on his first... 

Roller Coaster Death: Rosy Esparza Falls to her Death at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington

Everyone’s worst nightmare, climbing into a roller coaster ride and instead of feeling the adrenaline from the ride, feeling it from a free fall out of your seat and never seeing daylight again.  That’s exactly what Rosy Esparza felt when she died from falling out of a roller coaster on Friday night. The roller coaster death happened during Rosy Esparza’s ride on The Texas Giant,... 

Shark Attack at Surfside Beach in Texas: Garrett Sebest Pulls Shark off Leg

Garrett Sebesta was at Surfside Beach, located about 65 miles south of Houston, Texas with a church group when he felt something bite his left leg. Being only waist-deep, he reached into the water and hit the shark with his left hand and pulled the shark off. “He literally reached down and pulled the shark off of him, pulled the shark off of his leg, which is how he got the lacerations on his... 

Garden of the Gods Shooting Leads to Arrest of Colorado Springs Man

Police have arrested a man Monday after more than 100 shots were fired into rock formations at the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Brandon Bougades of Colorado Springs was taken into custody for Reckless Endangerment and Disorderly Conduct. Police were first called to the 00 block of Las Piedras Escondidas around 3 a.m., with reports of shots being fired. Officers on scene did not... 

14-Foot Alligator Caught in Texas by Teen Breaks State Record

Wildlife animals can be seen by many people as very interesting and majestic creatures throughout the world. Alligators in particular are one of the more ferocious, deadly and complex creatures roaming thousands of swamps around our nation. Shows like “Swamp People” does a great job at giving viewers a detailed oriented and first person point of view of alligator hunters in Louisiana. Meanwhile,... 
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