Unusual News Videos

Mermaid-hopefuls flood into Florida

Dozens of women auditioned for the role of ‘mermaid’ at Florida’s Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. Jillian Kitchener has more.

Making mini-3D figurines of yourself

A German startup uses 3D printers to turn 2D photos of themselves into lifelike miniature figurines. Fred Katayama reports.

Venezuela’s chocolate provides an economic lifeline

New Venezuelan chocolatiers are producing gourmet bars allowing them to make a living amid the collapse of a socialist economic system.

Singapore Zoo unveils endangered species newborn babies

Newborn babies from endangered animal species were unveiled by Wildlife Reserves Singapore, including the pygmy hippo and the electric blue gecko. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Two new dog breeds join American Kennel Club

A Dutch Spaniel-like dog and a French hunting hound join the purebred registry of the American Kennel Club. Elly Park reports.

Heavy snow causes havoc in northern Italy

Authorities blocked the roads leading to Cervinia and Sestriere due to avalanche risks. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

INSIGHT: Snow in the Sahara

Residents of Ain Sefra in northern Algeria on Sunday welcomed the rare sight of snow in the Sahara, the hottest desert in the world.

Mexicans mark feast of the Three Kings with giant cake

Thousands of Mexicans gathered to enjoy a piece of a mammoth King Cake provided by Mexico City's government for the New Year and ahead of Three Kings Day. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Thousands of Belgians brave the cold to take a dip in the North Sea

Brave Belgians swam - or paddled - in the North Sea as part of Ostend's traditional New Year's plunge. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Boston snow kitesurfer catches some air

A Boston-area man appeared to be having the time of his life Friday, taking advantage of the recent snowfall by kitesurfing in the frigid winds. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).