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June 20, 2018 4:31 PM Chaos at Las Vegas's Mandalay Bay hotel after water main bursts sending thousands of gallons of water crashing through the ceiling

A water main broke on Tuesday creating massive flooding in the convention center at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas leaving the venue's floor completely covered in water. The Clark County Fire Department said the flooding was reported around 4.30pm after the broken water main dumped thousands of gallons of water onto the first floor of the convention 6

June 20, 2018 4:12 PM Whale hello there! Photographer captures baby whale shark swimming beneath sleepy fisherman off the coast of the Philippines

A sleepy fisherman off the coast of the Philippines didn't realize that he was mere feet from a massive whale shark. A photo captured by Dimitar Karanikolov shows the majestic beast making its way underneath the man and his small outrigger. He used a drone attached to a camera to take the shots of the impressive visual that occurred about 300 yards away from where 8

June 9, 2018 3:06 AM Jaw-dropping encounter with monster in the deep

To mark Shark Awareness Day 2016, we look at some lesser-known facts about the species. “When you see they are really not there to eat you but just curious like we are... it allows you to totally relax and just enjoy their company. “Sometimes I will go into the cage even without my camera just to hangout.” Great whites, made famous in the film Jaws, are one of the largest 16

April 12, 2018 12:29 PM Will Harry, Granny or The Gruffalo be top?

CHILDREN’S favourites like the Harry Potter series and The Gruffalo are odds on to top the list of Swindon youngsters’ best reads. Librarians in the town are working with the National Literacy Trust to come up with Swindon’s 100 favourite children’s books. Launched on World Book Day last month, families have just two weeks left to submit their favourites 6

March 23, 2018 12:17 AM Damien Hirst finds perfect spot for new paintings at Houghton Hall

Damien Hirst has unveiled 46 new paintings – a development on his spot works. The artist, famous for his pickled shark, rotting cow’s head and diamond-encrusted skull, made his first Spot Painting in 1986. His new works are on show at the State Rooms in lavish mansion Houghton Hall, in Norfolk. Works on show at Houghton Hall also include two kinetic 44

February 27, 2018 10:33 AM Swindon competition gives kids chance to meet star illustrator Nick Sharratt

ARTS-whizz kids could be in with a chance of meeting their illustrator hero. Nick Sharratt, who famously illustrated the hit Tracy Beaker series of novels, will come to the Arts Centre in Old Town in April. And the illustrator has agreed to take time out of his schedule to meet the lucky winner of a drawing competition organised by South Swindon Parish 16

February 22, 2018 5:43 AM The terrifying alien creatures of the deep: 'Fish zombie' and gruesome sea cucumbers are among a Russian fisherman's latest horrifying catches

They may look like something out of 'Alien', but these terrifying sea creatures live far closer to home than the monsters in Ridley Scott's 1979 film. The mysterious deep-sea beasts were captured by a fisherman off northwest Russia, in an area that scientists describe as the ocean's 'twilight zone'. Roman Fedortsov has become an online celebrity for the incredible 33 1

December 28, 2017 7:04 AM Close call! Shark nearly bites a man's hand off after he tried to pull a fishing line from its jaws

A cringe-worthy video shows the moment a fisherman tries to save a shark caught on his line and nearly loses a hand. A man fishing in the Florida Keys on December 17 accidentally hooked a shark and dragged it out onto the ground. Video shows the shocking moment he attempts to remove the video, only to have the shark thrashes into the air with his jaw wide open. As the shark 1

December 27, 2017 11:54 AM Fishermen surprised by a 15-foot Great White SHARK circling their boat in South Carolina

Five fishermen got an early Christmas surprise when a massive 15-foot Great White shark circled their boat off the coast of South Carolina. The Wisconsin natives were on a chartered fishing expedition on Hilton Head Island when the enormous fish made an appearance. The owner of Outcast Fishing only expected to catch and release smaller fish such as sea bass or redfish 7

December 2, 2017 1:55 AM Tiger shark kills American tourist diving off Costa Rican coast

The woman was diving with a group of tourists when the shark attacked, and despite treatment later died from her wounds. The woman, who has not yet been identified, is understood to have been attacked by a tiger shark while diving with a group of tourists. The Costa Rican environment ministry confirmed the attack took place on Thursday afternoon, around 9