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Dog steals ball during cricket match in Ireland

Dog steals ball during cricket match in Ireland

 Dog steals ball during cricket match in Ireland

A dog stole the show during the Women's All-Ireland T20 Cup cricket semi-final match when it ran out onto the pitch and stole the ball.

Dog steals ball during cricket match in Ireland
Dog steals ball during cricket match in Ireland



The cameras were rolling during Saturday's game between Bready and CSNI when the canine darted out onto the pitch and ran off with the ball.


"The dog has the ball," announcer Heatley Tector are often heard saying within the footage, before erupting into laughter.


The dog eventually gave up the ball and was led faraway from the play area by his owner.


"I think we've retrieved the ball. it's going to need a clean. i feel this has brought COVID regulations to an entire new standard," Tector says within the video.


The International Cricket Council celebrated the incident by dubbing the dog, named Dazzle, its honorary player of the month.


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Company seeks candidate to make $1,300 just by watching 13 horror movies

Company seeks candidate to make $1,300 just by watching 13 horror movies

 Company seeks candidate to make $1,300 just by watching 13 horror movies

a corporation is seeking a horror fan to urge paid $1,300 to observe 13 creepy classics and monitor their pulse to match the fear factors of high- and low-budget films.

Company seeks candidate to make $1,300 just by watching 13 horror movies
Company seeks candidate to make $1,300 just by watching 13 horror movies


FinanceBuzz, a financial advice website, announced it's seeking a "Horror Movie pulse Analyst" to observe 13 horror films with varying budgets and compare the scares from big-budget movies to their low-budget counterparts.


The chosen candidate will use a FitBit device to trace heart rates while watching the films .


The films selected by the web site are Amityville Horror, A Quiet Place, A Quiet Place Part 2, Candyman, Insidious, The Blair Witch Project, Sinister, Get Out, The Purge, Paranormal Activity and therefore the 2018 remake of Halloween.


"The lucky candidate hired for this ghostly gig are going to be paid $1,300 for his or her efforts. We'll also provide a FitBit to wear during their movie marathon and a $50 gift card to hide the value of movie rentals," the web site said.


Applications are being accepted through Sept. 26. The winning candidate are going to be announced Oct. 1.

Snake on a plane removed at airport in India

Snake on a plane removed at airport in India

 Snake on a plane removed at airport in India

Wildlife trappers were summoned to an airport in India when workers found themselves in a situation of life imitating art: a snake on a plane.



Kolkata Airport officials confirmed a baggage handler for airline IndiGo was preparing the plane for a flight to Mumbai when he spotted the snake in the cargo hold before passengers began boarding.

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A Kolkata Forest Department officer was summoned to the scene and a video recorded at the airport shows the trapper struggling to contain the large reptile on the tarmac. The scene evoked comparisons to the 2006 action/comedy film Snakes on a Plane.


The snake was later identified as a non-venomous rat snake. Officials said they believe the snake slithered aboard the plane while it was being unloaded from an earlier flight.

Brazen bear opens car door in California courthouse parking lot

Brazen bear opens car door in California courthouse parking lot

 Brazen bear opens car door in California courthouse parking lot

A California sheriff's office shared security camera footage of the moment a black bear opened the door of an employee's vehicle while it was parked in a courthouse parking lot.

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The Sierra County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that an office communications-correction officer found a back door of her car was not fully latched when she was preparing to go home from the Sierra County Courthouse in Downville in the early morning.

Brazen bear opens car door in California courthouse parking lot
Brazen bear opens car door in California courthouse parking lot


"Knowing the door had not been ajar when she went to work the previous evening, she took a look through the security footage and discovered the culprit," the post said.


The video shows a bear opening the door and peering inside the car in an apparent search for food.


"Thankfully, this bear found nothing of interest," the sheriff's office said.


The sheriff's office said the video should serve as a reminder to keep car doors locked and vehicles cleared of anything that might prove tempting to bears or other wildlife.

Lightning strike splits large California tree in half at the trunk

Lightning strike splits large California tree in half at the trunk

 Lightning strike splits large California tree in half at the trunk

A large pine tree struck by lightning in California was caught on camera as it split in half at the trunk in the aftermath of the strike.

Lightning strike splits large California tree in half at the trunk
Lightning strike splits large California tree in half at the trunk


Michael Bogan captured video of the tree on fire near Big Bear Airport after it was struck by a bolt of lightning.


The tree, believed to be at least 200 years old, split in half at the trunk as it burned.


"It was a gorgeous 200+ year old healthy tree that had an unlucky day," Bogan tweeted.


The San Bernardino National Forest said firefighters visited the scene Sunday to cut down what was left of the tree. Officials said firefighters responded to five fires caused by lightning strikes on trees Saturday.