Netizens insist man keep haul after using fishing rod to steal jewellery
A man’s ingenious means to steal jewellery from a luxury store in Australia has left netizens in a quandary as to whether to laud or reprimand him for the act. The viral video, which was shared by the police department, features the suspect in a blue and grey attire outside the store window of an Italian luxury fashion company. The clipped security footage goes on to show the man using a fishing rod to steal jewellery from the luxury store. Creating quite a buzz online, many voiced their opinion that the man’s efforts ought to be considered and that the “king” should keep “his necklace”. Others kicked up some humour, stating that this was the kind of innovation the country needed.
Baby gorilla frolicking in hay until mother steps in evokes nostalgia online
It was nostalgia time for netizens after a video of a baby gorilla having a field day jumping around in hay took the internet by storm. The clip shows the young one frolicking about in a pile of hay before climbing out and excitedly jumping into it again. The baby primate goes on to do this in succession till the mother steps in and whisks it way. The clip had many netizens’ memory floodgates opened and they were quick to quip how humans and apes shared similarities in one phase of life. There were others who also brought in the need for conservation and commented how the habitat of the animals must be preserved.
41-year-old man’s tightrope walk across active volcano wows internet
A 41-year-old man’s death-defying feat walking 1800 feet along a steel highwire over a volcano’s active lava lake has wowed netizens. The recent stunt which was broadcast live shows Nik Wallenda of the famed Flying Wallendas attached to a safety harness and passing through foggy conditions over the active Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua. Masaya is one of only eight volcanoes in the world that has an active lava lake and generates heat of about 2000 degrees Fahrenheit, or almost 1100 degrees Celsius. During the tightrope performance, Wallenda kept saying how much the view was ‘amazing,’ and praised his maker for carrying him through the experience. The video shared by Nik himself had many netizens appreciate him for the feat even as some patriotic people thanked him for choosing the venue for his accomplishment.