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.
Parents Tell Kids They Ate all the Halloween Candy in Kimmel Prank
Jimmy Kimmel asked parents to play a little trick on their children. Parents recorded themselves telling their kids they’d eaten all the Halloween candy. One little girl’s reaction: “I spent two hours walking around the whole entire neighborhood getting candy!”
Elk Tries Out Trampoline
An elk was captured on tape giving someone’s trampoline a whirl in Colorado. The elk’s family was curious by the trampoline but not brave enough to join him.
College Freshman Basketball Player Scores for Opposite Team
University of Kentucky freshman James Young made a rookie mistake during Monday night’s exhibition basketball game. He sprinted after a loose ball and chucked it behind his back to get it back to his team. But the ball ended up scoring for the other team. The crowd gave him a standing ovation. Young’s team went on to win, 95-72.