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LA Fitness

Turns Into A Prison

For One Dude

8/24/2015 10:36 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Sitting in a hot sauna after a hard workout is supposed to be relaxing ... but for Nicholas Clayton it turned out to be lot more stress.

The gym staff locked up at 5 PM -- seems pretty early -- and Nicholas obviously thought so too because he was still baking in the sauna when they closed down the gym for the night. He  documented the experience on video and posted on Facebook.

Good thing for him, he didn't have to curl up on a yoga mat and wait it out til they opened the next morning ... he finally got in touch with gym management and they were able to get him out.


Pregnant Model

Can't Stop Falling

While On The News

8/24/2015 9:36 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Standing on high heels is hard enough ... it's nearly impossible to do when you're pregnant and trying to model clothes in a local news studio.

Poor Kelly just couldn't keep her footing during a fashion segment on KCAL 9 last week.

We're not laughing at you Kelly, we're laughing with you ... just next time get some flats before you walk out there.

Super Slow Mo Explosion

Is Super Awesome To Watch

8/23/2015 2:03 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Q: What happens when you light 6,000 matches on fire and film it in super slow motion? 

A: A completely awesome video to watch.

Infamous Bridge

Destroys Another Truck

8/23/2015 12:11 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The East Street Bridge in Westwood, Mass. is known for decapitating trucks that think they can clear the pass ... and it just claimed another victim on Thursday.

The truck that smashed into the bridge was carrying over $100,000 worth of lobsters before it got ripped open.

Beat The Heat

Family Of Bears

Take A Dip In A Pool

8/21/2015 10:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

It’s been scorching this summer and it must be twice as hot if you’re covered in fur … probably why this family of bears decided to cool down in the Baso family pool.

Mama bear got to chill as she soaked in the water while her little cubs played around with pool toys.

Every family needs a little vacation … even a family of bears.

Cutest Reaction

Baby Loves Playing

In The Rain With Dad

8/20/2015 4:23 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

This toddler has seen the rain from the window before ... but this is the first time she got to play in the warm summer rain with daddy and her reaction will melt your heart. 

Little Harper was all smiles and full of giggles as pops held her in his arms and ran in and out of the warm rain ... but she wasn't satisfied with just one soaking wet stroll and needed another go around.

This video is the perfect amount of cuteness to end your day.

Deez Nuts

Tough Competition From

Jack Sparrow & Tom Brady Sketch

8/20/2015 3:44 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0820-presidential-debate-fa-getty-02Independent presidential hopeful Deez Nuts won't have a cakewalk to D.C. -- the opposition is rising up, with candidates like Mr. Crawfish Crawfish filing their own docs to enter the race.

We combed through the statements of candidacy filed with the Federal Election Commission, and discovered Jack Sparrow, Buddy the Elf, Tom Brady Sketch, and Goddamn Mr. Johnny Roosevelt are all attempting to get on the campaign trail.

Fact is ... anyone can file an FEC form -- it's really just an acknowledgement of an intent to run for office. An official candidate also has to raise $5k and meet the Constitutional requirements to be president, according to an FEC spokesperson.

For instance, Mr. Nuts may be popular in polls -- but since he's only 15-years-old he won't be on the ballot. 

Since Tom Brady Sketch lists his political party as his Twitter handle ... we're guessing he won't make the cut. Sadly, same goes for Buddy the Elf who's backed by the "Santa's Helpers" party.

Still, we're all for inviting them to debates. Trump vs. Crawfish on immigration would be epic!


Open Water Hilarity

Perfect Comedic Timing

For Blue Whale

8/20/2015 11:04 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

This gigantic blue whale just proved scientists don't know everything ... with some deep sea humor that left a zoologist speechless.

Mark Carwardine was trying to play up for the camera how hard his job is trying to spot the giant sea mammals out in their natural environment ... when he got a big blue photobomb.

Whoever said animals don't have a sense of humor hasn't seen this video.

Sword Fighting Stickup

Store Clerk Has A Bigger Blade

8/20/2015 10:03 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Everyone knows you don't bring a knife to a gun fight ... but these robbers just learned you don't bring a machete to an Arabian sword fight.

When two ski mask wearing thieves tried to rob a convenience store with a machete in Pittsburgh, the cashier, Jewad Hayih, sprang into action like Jake Gyllenhaal from "Prince of Persia" ... chasing them off with his even bigger blade.

Luckily, the robbers didn't have a gun cause the clerk had one of those too and it could have gotten messy real quick.

Little Girl With Robotic Hand

Throws First Pitch

At Baltimore Orioles Game

8/19/2015 1:06 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

5-year-old Hailey Dawson showed everyone that disabilities don't have to hold anyone back ... throwing out the first pitch at a Baltimore Orioles game with her robotic hand.

Hailey's right hand is not fully developed because a rare disease called Poland Syndrome. 

UNLV engineers and Hailey's mom worked together to design her 3-D printed prosthetic called the Flexy-Hand 2 ... that helps her with the ability to grip things.

Thanks to their hard work, Hailey was able to use the Orioles-themed robotic hand to throw out the first pitch to third baseman Manny Machado before Monday night's game.


Epic Uber Driver

Gives The Funnest Rides Of All Time

8/19/2015 12:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

This guy is gunning for 5 stars every time because he's turning his routine point A to point B rides into a 1, 2 step and a Do-Re-Mi in his car.

Jonathan must be a huge fan of "The Weeknd" 'cause he transformed his Uber ride into a full-on music video for the song "Can't Feel My Face" ... and everyone involved seemed to love it.

He may not be able to feel his face but he better make sure he feels the steering wheel while he's driving.

Blind And Autistic Kid

Sings National Anthem

At Red Sox Game

8/18/2015 3:16 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

14-year-old Christopher Duffley from Manchester, New Hampshire, sang his heart out for a crowd of thousands at a Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park.

Duffley, who is blind and autistic, sang the National Anthem prior to Monday night's game.

He was born a premature baby, weighing just 1 lb 12 oz at birth ... he now sings on behalf of Autism Speaks and is an inspiration to kids with autism everywhere.

Philadelphia Police Department

Worst PSA Ever!!!

8/18/2015 9:32 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

What the heck was the Philadelphia Police Department thinking when they released a video that seems more like a bad trip than an anti-drug PSA? 

The PPD must love being the butt of Internet jokes ... 'cause the web is buzzing after they released a PSA featuring an old video from "Saved by the Bell."

They put their photoshop skills on display when they stealthily replaced the face of former NBC chairman, Brandon Tartikoff, with the Philly police commissioner's face in the ad. 

Watch the video and see if you can spot the change they made to the original video.


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