☀ World Record Eiffel Tower Climb

AND Burrowing Owls Rescued

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Here’s what to know for Thursday:

  • Woman breaks world rope climbing record

  • Teacher keeps 46-year-old promise to former students

  • Owls rehabilitated and reintroduced to wild


Anouk Garnier, a 34-year-old powerhouse from France, just rocked the world by conquering the iconic Eiffel Tower with nothing but sheer determination and a rope.

In a jaw-dropping display of skill and heart, Garnier soared 110 meters to claim her throne at the tower's second floor.

And get this, she did it in just 18 minutes! That's faster than you can say "oui"!

"I'm on cloud nine! It feels like magic," Garnier gushed, her exhilaration practically contagious. "I always knew I could do it. It's like my own personal fairytale come true."

But hey, every hero has their obstacles, right?

From battling unpredictable weather to coordinating a top-secret mission, Garnier faced it all with unwavering determination.

"Sure, there were some ups and downs," she quipped, "but hey, isn't that what makes life exciting?"

And let's not forget the cherry on top: Garnier's epic climb wasn't just for kicks and giggles.

Nope, she used her skills to raise funds for cancer support, inspired by her own personal journey.

Garnier is a reigning champ in obstacle racing too! Looks like she's not afraid to chase that adrenaline rush wherever it takes her.

And hey, carrying the Olympic torch in Marseille? No biggie for this powerhouse.

With her sights set on the future, Garnier's already dreaming up her next big adventure.

"I'm in it for the long haul," she declared with a wink. And honestly, we wouldn't expect anything less from this unstoppable force of nature.

So here's to Anouk Garnier, the fearless climber with a heart of gold.

Niagara Falls sets new world record: Largest gathering of people dresses as the sun

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❤️‍🩹 North Carolina clears decades-long sexual assault kit backlog, leading to more than 100 arrests

🧑‍🏫 New York teacher keeps 46-year-old eclipse vow with former students

🥇 World Athletics to award $50,000 for each Olympic gold medal for track and field athletes

Earthquake and eclipse: Yankees play ball amid natural phenomena

Three baby burrowing owls were recently saved from a precarious situation by the heroes at San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance and the San Diego Humane Society's Project Wildlife.

Found without parents, these fluffy little owls were in serious trouble.

But fear not! The rescue team swooped in and nursed them back to health with some serious TLC.

After a spa-like treatment for malnourishment and dehydration, these owls were transferred to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park for some top-notch care.

But where did they end up? In a luxurious owl paradise, of course!

Thanks to the San Diego Habitat Conservancy, they now have a safe haven to spread their wings and soar.

And the best part? This isn't a one-time deal.

The SDZWA team is keeping a close eye on these feathered friends, ensuring they thrive in their new home and continue to contribute to the burrowing owl population.

Who needs superheroes when you've got these adorable owls?

Cue the awwws!

These pups gathered to celebrate their first birthday, and Mama pup was there to join in on the fun.

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