tv Right This Minute KICU December 6, 2012 1:00pm-1:30pm PST
hi, everyone. i'm beth troutma 've p together day's best t'deos. right this minute. a van plows into a store where a woman -- >> has no clue what's about to hit her right in the back. >> the amazing video of the customer who cheated death. >> want to drive some fish crazy? >> how about fire? >> why a blow torch is the new pocket fisherman. 'tis the season. >> to keep track of santa. >> high-tech ways to monitor the
north pole and get a personal greeting from the big guy. >> oh. hello, beth. >> and when kangaroos love too much. >> oh. >> they're making out. >> that's love. that's love right there. >> yep. >> terrifying moments as two people crash through a georgia jewelry store. look. >> [ bleep ]. >> i'm -- >> oh, my god! >> [ inaudible ]. >> that's a minivan that came crashing through a jewelers in athens, georgia. reports say the driver of the van made a right-hand turn into the parking lot and crashed right through. the driver claims that something from her back seat rolled up front and jammed underneath her brake pedal. fortunately looks like the van didn't hit anybody. there were multiple angles of
this crash and someone was hit. check out this angle. a 63-year-old customer sitting down in the bottom right-hand of your screen, as she's being helped by one of the employees, has no clue what's about to hit her right in the back. >> oh, my gosh! that didn't miss her at all. it hit her smack in the back. >> catapulted her about 15 feet. she was transported and released from the hospital. some reports say about 12 stitches to the back of her head. the window frame hit her in the back of the head if you can believe that. >> it's unbelievable she just needed stitches. that's mind blowing. there's a million ways to catch a if fish but i've never seen a way like this. how about fire? this is the northern taiwan coast. an ancient method known as fire
fishing. look at this. >> what? >> see these guys out there on a boat. you see one of them kind of operating this big flame. and all that you see there on the surface, those are a certain type of fish that are attracted to the fire and the light emitted from it. you see it looks like they have almost a triangular net. in the past fishermen have used this it technique and speared these fish as they get close to the boat. >> it's like a magnet. turn this torch on and here come the fish. >> it looks like sparks in the water. >> yeah. >> because the light reflecting off the fish. surely this can only be done at night but it does kind of make for a beautiful spectacle. >> no kidding. >> that's kind of what it has become. there are only four boats still using this method on the taiwan coast. i got to say, fishing never
looked so pretty. >> yeah. >> thanks for showing us this. >> you're welcome. two insane dash cam videos from russia. the first one, the driver is listening to the cure's "close to me" and titled "second birthday." you're about to see why. >> whoa! >> oh, my goodness. >> no kidding. the driver, obviously, on a wet road. the semi truck swerves into his lane sending him in the direction of two oncoming semis. >> that's a scary sight when he goes over into oncoming traffic. you see the two trucks side by sidep. good thing he was in the car he was in. >> i like to think he's in a real skinny car. if he was in a big suv. >> forget it. >> he would have ran out of room. >> notice how the two oncoming
trucks the red one swerved in the direction of the other truck which you can only imagine meant they two collided with each other right behind him. insane. if in this second video, honestly all i can say is holy beep. look closely at the road up ahead. >> whoa! is. >> where the heck was that guy going? he was shot out of a cannon. >> out of nowhere this other car obviously driving incredibly fast, comes in cuts him off and ends up slamming into a parked car so fast that he completely relocates where the car was originally parked at. >> who drives that fast on a small road like that. >> he's definitely going way faster than anybody else on this road. >> that's a heck of a crash. you all remember the video
from pam of the little animal friends that were hanging out together on her porch in unalaska alaska. >> all sorts of different ani l animals you wouldn't expect to be hanging out together. >> a fox, eagle and her cat. >> i have an eagle, and then i have the cat out here. >> more video from pam. it seems it was feast time at the fish buffet for all these eagles. >> oh, gosh. >> oh, my gosh. >> that's got to be all the eagles. >> every eagle in the aleutian islands in alaska where she is happened to be here nears the dock. she said somebody left some herring on one of the pallets and those aren't the only ones hanging around. look when she pans over. >> wow. >> you only ever see one, maybe two of them together at a time. there's like two dozen here. >> a whole family. >> you can see these two eagles together. she believes these are a mom and dad because there is a junior
eaglette hanging around close by which she said was probably born this summer. >> there's the parents. there's their baby over there. >> the greatest thing about bald eg physicals yagles if you look, they look like they're wearing pants. th's my favorite thing. they have britches. >> you think the eagles have a tailor they go to? se they're never long. their feet never show. i think they keep their pants nicely hemmed. a police motorcyclist leads the way until -- >> oh! >> what the -- >> was he attacked? >> we'll reveal what sent the officer flying. >> and what this cat does begs the question. >> why, and how did the cat not die from this? >> let's just say it may only have eight lives left. see why, on "right this minute."
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a presidential convoy was traveling through the streets of mexico city and as you can imagine police on motorcycles were leading this motorcade. take a look at what happened. >> whoa. >> oh. >> what the -- >> was he attacked? >> no. he was speeding down the street and forget there was a speed bump there. >> oh, my. >> that was -- >> speed bump sent the guy catapulting off his bike. >> he was going too fast leading this presidential convoy, hit the speed bump and goes flying. watch this again. >> oh, my good ness. >> good thing the guy who was second in line noticed what he hit and told everybody to slow down. >> people come to his aid. he gets up. his white shirt completely covered with dirt, with marks from the road. >> how embarrassing for him, though. he's the leader of the pack and the president's right behind, right. and then -- oops. >> it honestly looks like the
speed bump is spring loaded. >> he seems a little disoriented, little freaked out but he's moving. i think ultimately he was okay. just his pride a little scraped up. >> it's time for another edition of gayle's animal round up. this one starts in russia and i think maybe this cat wants to move to washington state where they just legalized something. >> oh! >> this cat is sucking down the exhaust from some kind of jeep or military vehicle. >> the cat is huffing it seems. >> uh-huh. >> why and how did the cat not die from that? >> why? >> i think this cat might be an addict. >> you think? >> they do have nine lives. she wanted to put herself out for a long cat nap. >> evidently. >> this will make you feel better than that would. this is at the exotic experience in florida. that is dozer the dog and the kangaroo is love bug. watch what happens.
>> oh. >> they're making out. >> yeah. that's love. that's interspecies love. >> apparently, love bug loves to touch everything and watch how she stops touching dozer and dozer is like, hey, hey, come on, get back at it. you know, couple says will you rub my feet and rub them for like two seconds and the other one says is that it? that's probably what dozer was feeling like. >> oh. >> we can all learn something from this dog and this kangaroo. >> we can. we can. >> love each other. >> no matter what. >> no matter what. the guy you see in this video that's graham hill, the founder of treehugger.com. he got himself an apartment in soho in new york. 420 square feet to be exact. >> tiny and priceless. >> very pricey. very cramped. >> they haven't cleaned up from the last people. >> this is back in 2010. he wanted to completely remodel
this 420 square foot apartment to be more functional. he wanted to host 12-person dinner parties, to have two overnight guests, a home office, home theater with a projector. he wanted a lot. they've taken all the walls down inside the apartment. so he took about a year to hold this worldwide contest where he challenged different architects to design a space and give him the functionality of an 1100 square foot place. he had about 300 entries from all over the world. the winners were two romanian students who designed this. basically in his living room, pulls down his murphy bed. >> that's nice. >> you have to hide stuff in the walls here. >> basically all of the walls are full of storage. look at his desk. this is my favorite part of the apartment. >> that whole wall moves. >> he pulls an entire wall and created another room that also has storage and desk. this is a bathroom which doubles
as a privacy booth. look at the bed or beds. >> murphy bunk bed? >> yes. >> he has multiple uses for every room in the apartment. this is where he's going to host 10 to 12 people for dinner. pulls out the desk and as you can see it's incredibly expandab expandable. he is with guests enjoying the apartment. >> dude thought of eryth >> the climb is steep and impossible in a wheelchair. >> can't leave your bro behind. if you're going to go on this hike, how could you not take him along? >> see how virginia tech students conquer their own tradition next. and as you look at this video, ask yourself. >> where is the dark stiff lord supposed to go to get
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it's a bit of a tradition for virginia tech students to go on a two-mile hike to the cascades. thousands of students, except justin gray. >> some article was written about him, and dubbed him the ultimate hokie. we were joking how he's the ultimate hokie but he's never got to the cascades. >> justin is a paraplegic, in a wheel cheer. >> his longtime friend had an idea. >> i could probably get some of my friends, some of your friends and carry him up there. >> the motto at virginia techs
is that i may serve. so this guy and a bunch of his friends got together and figured out a way to get justin to the top. >> this is a pretty cool ride, guys. >> i feel like i'm about to be sacrificed. ♪ >> everybody's in on it. everyone's taking turns. this is something all virginia tech students want to do and now justin had the chance to do it too. >> this is awesome. i can't believe it keeps going. ♪ >> i was on ben's back and he just said he's prozan. >> that's the motto, that i may serve. can't leave your bro behind. if you're going on this hike how can you not take him along especially when he's the ultimate hokie. >> it would be easy to say justin, the cascades, that's too difficult.
never think it's going to be possible, but obviously it is. pippa the clapping cat. ♪ steven, this time of year, people want some interesting ways to keep track of santa, to the jolly old elf. >> the big guy, we want to know where he's at. >> toll us how to find the jolly old elf and his track around the world, our santa expert zach. ho ho ho. >> how can we keep up with santa using technology? >> there are a lot of ways. one is called santa claus live, an internet site to check out live feeds at santa's workshop. >> the real santa. >> when he's awake and working check out a web cam inside his office and also you can see one
all the time outside his workshop. >> that's his place? >> next one i have for you is nor rad track santa. on christmas eve watch him as he goes around the world and track him. >> they've been doing this for a while. >> the last way is called portable north pole. if you send in information about a loved one to santa, he will create a specialized personal message for that person. >> you sent in one for us? >> sent in information about both of you and santa made messages. >> let's hear them. >> oh, hello, beth. hello, steven. do you think you've been good since last christmas? let's see what my elves saw on their machine. you're not on my good list yet. >> what? >> you still have time, beth. >> there's still time for you. >> let's see. let's see if you made the good list.
did steven make the good list. >> steven, i know this year, you've been asked to control that temper of yours. you're not on my good list yet. you have to really try hard now. what the of use on the good list. >> how did we not end up on the good list? zach? is this your fault? >> this is santa. merry christmas and a happy new year. this dude. >> took an old '69 mustang, a beater, a junker and revitalizes it. >> this ain't no ordinary mustang. see why the fix up ride had former racer mario andretti in awe. +1
steven, this is flaky the snowball. >> did not show up for a lot of dates and never calls you back. >> more because he's made of snowflakes. >> and flaky has migrated to brazil from northern europe to alleviate his seasonal depression. >> seasonal effective disorder does spell out sad. >> this was one sad little snowball when he migrated down to pra zil he forget to think about one thing, right now it's coming up on summertime. what does flaky have to do. >> might need to sit in a bowl of ice cubes. >> that would work. he wouldn't be able to move
around and explore brazil. what flaky does is flaky finds shadows. >> basically pulls the vampire routine. flaky, if i have to say anything to you buddy, now is the season you should be around the snow and be around your snowball friends. come back from brazil. hope you had a nice vacation. come back. don't melt, flaky. >> don't melt! >> i'm about to show you two videos that geeks like me love. the first one, is pretty self-explanatory. ♪ >> know who that is? >> gandolph. >> on a unicycle, in portland, oregon. >> better be careful because his long flowy robe is getting caught in his unicycle wheel. >> who is this on a unicycle? it happens to be the unipiper well known. he has close to 6,000 likes on facebook. this fella is up for hob bit fan of the week on facebook. he wants people to vote for him. >> is there a competition or did
he make it up? >> i don't know. >> guilty as charged. >> more geeky stuff. this time we go to a galaxy far far away. where is the dark stiff lord supposed to go to get his groove on. the golden gate knight where they get techno music and light sabers out and break out the moves. ♪ >> who knew stiff lords loved techno. they're performing their moves to wings, the hard rock's remix. >> this is like zumba for jedi. >> this was given to us by gary. he's a fan of "right this minute." his friend teaches some light saber combat stage moves. >> isn't it crazy all these people found each other, which is good. >> yeah. >> they need a place to go to do this. >> i want to join this class. i really do. ♪ it's really difficult to improve on something so classic,
a '69 mustang. but bode of l.a., california, is a hot rod specialist and customi customizer, took a beater, a junker and revitalized it. he likes to combine the classic history of cars and update them with some new technology. what makes this build a little bit different is he took an engine that most mustang enthusiasts don't even know exists. it's an original engine from a mario andretti race car back in the '60s. only a few of them were ever built. 777 horsepower. shoved it into this mustang. made it look like one of the old classic drag race cars. the whole build is part of a documentary called, the real thing. for mustang enthusiasts out there, they built a chassis for this mustang. all have what's called a unibody. the chassis and the body are built together as one. not as strong. bode took and built a brand new chass chassis, peeled the body off of
the mustang to give it the strength to handle that engine. he took this to e auto show in las vegas. mario recognized the engine saw it and remembered i remember this from my old race car. thought it was so cool, he signed it. >> that under the value of this car. >> listen to this monster. >> roars like a lion. >> if you're a mustang enthusiast you want to see this documentary, it's only five minutes long. go to rightthisminute.com and click on best of rtm. >> that's it for this edition of "right this minute." thanks for joining us. we'll see you tomorrow.