Unusual News Videos

Royal wedding: pint-sized edition

Reliving the fairy-tale on a small scale, the glittering royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got reimagined kid-sized, in a Toddlewood photo shoot. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Why Amazon's Alexa will pray with you

The Church of England has set itself up on Amazon's virtual assistant, Alexa. The device can can now pray, but also offers practical info as the church bids to combat falling numbers of worshipers.

Personal and professional items from Jerry Lewis set to hit the auction block

Movie props, jewelry, and a gun and book collection make up the 400 lot sale. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Chihuahua wins Cannes Palm Dog awards

The star Chihuahua rescued from a freezer in the film "Dogman" won top prize at an awards ceremony that celebrates the best Cannes canine. Rough cut (No reporter narration).

Forager teaches urbanites the secrets of sourcing food in the wild

Hayden Stebbins takes students into the woods to teach them the basics of foraging, a trend that is on the rise in urban centers across the United States. Elly Park reports.

No right answer in Yanny/Laurel debate, says doctor

"Yanny" or "Laurel"? The saga continues as the audio illusion that's gone viral has no right or wrong response, says NYU Langone Health professor Mario Svirsky. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

NY school gets girls into the groove with coding

An all-girl school in New York combines coding and dance to encourage students to take an interest in science and technology. Elly Park reports.

Barbie doll parts turn into jewelry

Artist Margaux Lange turns her love of Barbie into a living by making jewelry out of Barbie parts. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Hemp-made electric scooter riding high in Amsterdam

A sustainable electric scooter called the Be.e developed by Dutch startup Van.Eko and made with a natural hemp body rolls on to the streets of Amsterdam. Matthew Stock reports.

Singing as you've never seen before

Extraordinary video imagery of what your tongue looks like when you sing and speak have been released by the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry. The videos were filmed using 'realtime MRI' technology developed by Professor Jens Frahm, who has been nominated for the European Inventor Award. Jim Drury reports.