From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here's a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What's capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you're talking about using #InstantIndex or email us at ABC.WorldNews@abc.com and they could appear on World News.
A California paddle boarder had a dangerously close call with a baby Great White shark and it was all caught on tape. The little guy swam right under the board as the boarder yelled: "I'm shaking like a leaf."
A soccer player tricked his girlfriend into an elaborately planned proposal. He lay injured on the training field, writhing in pain with his anxious girlfriend bent over him. Her fear turned to joy though when he whipped out a ring. Her response: "Yes."
The Hurtt family of Nebraska thought Dad was going to miss their annual vacation to Disneyland because he was serving in Afghanistan. Then they got the surprise of a lifetime when he showed up.