This Kid Just Beat the Living Tar Out of a Hungry Alligator

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Nine-year-old James Barney Jr. of Florida was taking a dip in a lake when a 400 pound alligator tried to make a meal of him. Miraculously, the boy fended him off with a few quick hits and Barney only has bite marks to show from it. In a few years if you meet someone by the same name, be very careful during your game of "Two Truths and a Lie," is all we're saying.

Check out some of the interview footage via Huffington Post here:


A Group of Firefighters Had to End Their Shopping Trip Due to an Emergency Call, but This Was Waiting for Them When They Got Back

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That's right, their entire bill had been paid by an anonymous woman, the wife of an Airforce member. Check out the full news story here.

In a Scene Straight Out of a Movie, a Brave Teen Pushes His Friend Out of Oncoming Traffic, Saving Her Life

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Before we dive into the full video of the story: The first person to say "friend zone" in the comments will get permabanned. Just a heads up. Anyway, without further ado:

Windfall of the Day: A Couple Takes Their Dog for a Walk, Ends Up With $10 Million in Rare Coins

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A couple in northern California found a stash of 1,400 coins buried under a tree on their own property. Fresh and mint, the face value of the coins adds up to around $27,000. But to collectors, individual pieces are worth an upwards of $1 million apiece.

So, who else is going out to buy a metal detector today?

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