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  • Father Ray Kelly does not say your average Irish Catholic Mass. The priest from Oldcastle, Ireland, is a trained singer who is working on his third album. Thanks to YouTube, the world is now becoming familiar with his singing voice.

    Kelly presided over the wedding of Chris and Leah O'Kane last weekend. He surprised all of the guests, and the bride and groom, by breaking mid-Mass into a stunning rendition of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." The priest even changed the lyrics to reflect the occasion and the couple.


    "We had the rehearsal on Thursday evening, and at the end I said, 'Sure maybe I'll sing a song for you myself,'" Kelly recalled to BBC Radio. "Leah grinned and said, 'OK, sure,' but I don't think she was taking it too seriously."

    She was not, as the couple was surprised when the opening notes played and the priest began singing his version of the 1984 classic. The song has been covered by hundreds of performers and used in TV, singing competitions, and

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  • Meet 6-year-old TerRio Harshaw. Originally from Riverdale, Ga., the paunchy child is an unlikely celebrity in most circles. But Harshaw has achieved Internet fame thanks to funny dance moves and the video social network Vine.

    Sure, Harshaw is far from a household name, but the kid's "Ooh kill 'em" phrase and dance has been featured in commercials with LeBron James and on the CBS Sports Network. The trend made it online thanks to Harshaw's cousin, Maleek Taylor.

    "It all started in June," Taylor recalled to CBSSN. The two were outside playing basketball. "After he made a shot, he just started dancing, and I went to go get my phone."

    In the spur of the moment, Taylor shouted "Ooh kill 'em" and Harshaw kept dancing, wiggling his rotund arms in a scooping motion and shaking from side to side.

    The heavyset kid quickly rose to fame on Vine, and then beyond. Athletes and celebrities such as Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond, talk show host Arsenio Hall, and St. Louis Rams wide receiver

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  • Kai-Xiang Xhong takes ordinary cardboard boxes and turns them into extraordinary pieces of art. The 20-year-old's latest work is a full sculpture of Tony Stark's Iron Man suit, and you would be hard-pressed to find words that can do it justice.

    Xhong is a student in Taiwan and began turning sketches into sculptures when he was in high school.

    "I have since produced lots of artwork with cardboard," Xhong told the Stan Winston School of Character Arts. "For example, Optimus Prime from TRANSFORMERS, skeletons of the T-Rex and a Pterodactyl, an IRON MAN suit, and so on. And the last three of them were all made full-size."


    Kai-Xiang Xhong

    The detail in the costume is incredible. Xhong painstakingly carved out nearly every notch and indent in the "armor," along with creating the hinges and joints throughout the life-size suit.

    Kai-Xiang Xhong

    "For my cardboard IRON MAN SUIT, I used pepakura technique," he explained, referencing a method that uses buildable and foldable 3D models. "But I did not add any special color

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  • A 70-year-old Dutch woman rode a roller coaster for the first time recently, and her laughter and joy in the video is contagious.

    Ria Van den Brand took part in "Firsts," a campaign commissioned by overseas telecommunications provider Vodafone. The company aims to help people try things out and then gives them the chance to tell the stories behind their experiences.

    Ria, along with 71-year-old An Bernaards, was scheduled to fly in an airplane for the first time. To prepare, An used a flight simulator, while Ria decided to try out a roller coaster.

    "Here we go!" she screams as her ride takes off. For about the next 30 seconds, Ria looks and sounds like she is having the time of her life. The 70-year-old's hands do not leave the handlebar in front of her, but she smiles and laughs continuously as the coaster tumbles around the track.

    Her laughter goes on for another 10 seconds after the car is stopped before she asks her granddaughter, "Is my hair still OK?" Clearly she is unfazed by her

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  • A father in Spain is giving his daughter a head start on learning the art of judo, and it is pretty adorable.

    Pedro Jose Moreno Velasco is an instructor at Club Jushirokan, which has a number of locations throughout Madrid. In a video on his Facebook page, Moreno Velasco shows his daughter in her first-ever judo match. The 3-year-old goes up against another girl, and their face-offs seem to embody the literal translation of judo, "gentle way," more than the sport.

    The video clocks in at slightly less than two minutes and features both girls interlocking arms before tumbling over one another. Each time, Moreno Velasco helps the two of them up. Once they are back upright, they make sure to bow to each other again, and then just a few seconds later find themselves back on the mat.

    It almost looks as if they are hugging and then one loses her balance and down they go. They repeat this over and over until the father scoops them into his arms and carries them off the

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