Musician plays guitar during his own brain surgery

Abhishek Prasad was filmed strumming on his guitar while undergoing a seven hour operation on his brain in Bengaluru, India on 20 July. Prasad suffered from involuntary spasms in his hand, a condition known as musicians dystonia. The doctor then asked him to play his guitar during surgery as a way of helping the surgeon identify problem areas. Prasad confirmed that the surgery was successful, and now even plans to release his first album next year. 1 day ago

Is this New Yorks dirtiest apartment?

Manhattan superintendent Martin Fernandez posted a video of an epic apartment cleanup on YouTube. Thousands of cockroaches were crawling through the rooms and Fernandez even found the corpse of a dead cat. According to the superintendent, the former tenant began hording stuff two years ago. He was evicted out of the apartment after a one-year court battle. Fernandez said the smell in the apartment was so foul it came through his face mask. 6 days ago

Watch this adorable baby elephant slide down a slope for fun

Yang Niu the baby elephant was caught on video Thursday (June 29) sliding down a muddy hill.The footage was caught by her keeper from the Asian elephant breeding and rescue centre in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, located in southwest Chinas Yunnan Province.Yang Niu was sent to the breeding centre two years ago when villagers found her abandoned and injured in the wild. 19 days ago

Mexican mayor weds crocodile called The Princess

Huamelula Victor Aguilar, mayor of San Pedro, married the crocodile in a traditional symbolic ceremony on June 30. The ritual has been practised by the Chontal Indians since 1789, and is believed to bring about a good harvest. According to tradition, the crocodile is considered a princess. 19 days ago

Massive 20ft deep sinkhole swallows couples car in St. Louis

A giant sinkhole swallowed a car completely in St. Louis, Missouri. 25-year-old Jordan Westerberg returned from the gym with his fiancée to find his car had disappeared into the hole. The cause of the sinkhole is unknown as investigations continue. 22 days ago

Dashcam footage released shows police officer assaulting motorist

 This is the moment  Agent Joe Joswiak of the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force pulled over a motorist and assaulted him. An off duty police officer said Anthony Promvongsa was driving aggressively and called in Joswiak who pulled him over. The American Civil Liberties (ACLU) of Minnesota released dash camera footage of the incident on Thursday, June 23.Police have charged Promvongsa with various offenses, including two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and fleeing in a motor vehicle. The ACLU has called for an investigation into Joswiaks behavior and is working with Promvongsa and his criminal counsel.  28 days ago