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 atABC.WorldNews@abc.com, and they could appear on World News.
Usher vs. the Kid, Take 2
Antwain Alexander, 11, a basketball fan in Detroit, and Shannon Sails, called the “dancing usher” at the Detroit Piston’ arena, brought Round 2 of their dance-off in November to “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Kimmel called it a tie.
Teddy Bear Celebration in Calgary
Fans threw more than 26,000 teddy bears onto the ice during the 19th annual Petro-Canada Teddy Bear Toss game this week. Pavel Padakin of the Calgary Hitmen scored the goal that triggered the “avalanche,” according to the Calgary Herald. The toys are donated to charity.
Eagle Snatches Camera, Takes a Selfie
A sea eagle snatched a video camera scientists had set up to record crocodiles in Australia. The camera captured shots of the bird’s wings and even the curious face of the culprit. The scientists say next time they plan to bolt the camera down.