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Why Utah airdrops thousands of fish every year

Once a year, several planes fly above Utah lakes and release hundreds of fish. Their journey begins at a state hatchery in Kamas. The fish are fed by a man named ted hallows.

World's tallest water slide is finally open near Kansas City

When no one wanted to build the world's tallest and fastest water slide, Jeff Henry built it himself.

9 of the world's greatest tunnels

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Channel Tunnel linking France with the United Kingdom, and the 50th anniversary of the deal which led to its creation.

Most of the world's best secret beaches are in the U.S.

To all the locals who have been hoarding the following beaches, please forgive us.

Will you be standing or sitting on future plane rides?

It's not some miserable dystopic movie scene about class polarization.

Anonymous donor gives 3 human skulls to Seattle area Goodwill

Bellevue, WA (KCPQ) -- People will apparently donate almost anything to Goodwill, but human skulls?

City official backs teens' plan to bring NHL team to Arkansas

A group of teenagers is working on a proposal to possibly bring a professional hockey team to Fort Smith, Arkansas. The $450 million plan started as a senior class project.

Will Houston knock down it's 49-year-old Astrodome?

Some folks in Texas think it would be a good idea if they tore down what has been called the "Eighth Wonder of the World" and replaced it with a park.

Teen entrepreneur's drone advertising business takes off in Vegas

Las Vegas, NV (KVVU) -- A young entrepreneur from Philadelphia has a vision of drones flying up and down the Las Vegas Strip. The unmanned aircraft would fly advertising banners.

Rescued elephant cries tears of joy after 50 years of abuse in India

An elephant crying real tears is making people all over the world smile. The story of a chained elephant, crying as he was rescued, has gone viral.