Alabama woman cheats death

22-year-old Lynsey Horne's mugshot
“Very lucky” Auburn woman Lynsey Horne’s mugshot

On Wednesday morning authorities in Auburn, Alabama received several calls from concerned citizens who reported a woman was run over by a train.

Turns out the women fell asleep on the train track and the train passed over her.

When police arrived at the scene, 22-year- old Lynsey Horne was still asleep on the train tracks.

So of course this lady was very intoxicated, according to Auburn police Captain Lorenza Dorsey, but luckily she was uninjured.

“She’s very fortunate that the train went over her and did not strike her,” Dorsey told The Huffington Post on Friday.  Continue reading “Alabama woman cheats death”

Southerner Catches 948-Pound Tiger Shark

Holy prehistoric wiz-bangers Batman! It seems like giant animals are popping out of the woodwork on a continuous monthly basis.

Giant squids were confirmed as a species as late as 2006, and in 2012 we’ve already heard about a 20-foot crocodile, an ancient sturgeon, and a pregnant monster python.

Now, a 21-year-old Alabama native has fished a 14-foot tiger shark with a porpoise skeleton in its belly out of the sea. The catch fell short of his state’s record by a mere 40 pounds, but it’s still a terrifying vision…

Then again, so was the Tiger Shark caught by a kayaker in Maryland on August 15th. Keep in my mind that this is a relatively harmless/non-aggressive species (somehow I’m still hearing the Jaws theme on repeat).