Families Flee Possible Sinkhole

SEFFNER, Fla. -- A sinkhole has forced two families from their Florida duplex in the same area where another sinkhole opened under a man's bedroom, killing him less than a month ago.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue crews responded to 911 call Tuesday evening. Spokesman Ronnie Rivera says the duplex has buckled floors and cracked walls. But no sinkhole was visible.
Officials say the soil was soft around the home. They recommended that the residents spend the night somewhere else.

Congress Tries To Avert Helium Crunch

By John Kemp LONDON, March 27 (Reuters) - Bipartisan bills introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate aim to avert the imminent shutdown of the Federal Helium Reserve, which provides a third of all the gas consumed worldwide, and develop a proper market to avoid a long-term crunch in supplies of one of the world's most critical raw materials. Helium is best known for filling party balloons and making people talk with a squeaky voice.

This Can't End Possibly Well

Prankster Jack Vale knows how to get under people's skin... let's just hope the guy with the photo of a gun on his t-shirt has a sense of humor. Watch Vale make everyone around him paranoid simply by talking on the phone.

Via Tastefully Offensive

Photographer's Time Travel Series Will Amaze You

Do you feel your age? In his wistful series "Mirrors," Dallas-based photographer Tom Hussey captures the discrepancy between how old we look and how young we feel with sharp tenderness.


We expected the usual autotune of this news clip of Michelle Clark reacting to a hail storm, but we didn't expect such a badass remix. Nice job, WTFB!

The trouble with 'snitches'

The trouble with using police informants in US

Rene Burri in colour

Noted Magnum photographer's little-known colour shots

Lamb's survival story on Twitter

Meet Micro Lamb - the tiny Hebridean lamb who survived the freezing North Yorkshire weather - and got her own Twitter account.

Firm sacks staff over Berlusconi ad

JWT India sacks employees over controversial adverts, including one showing former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi with a group of bound women in a car boot.


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