This Kid Just Beat the Living Tar Out of a Hungry Alligator

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This Kid Just Beat the Living Tar Out of a Hungry Alligator
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Nine-year-old James Barney Jr. of Florida was taking a dip in a lake when a 400 pound alligator tried to make a meal of him. Miraculously, the boy fended him off with a few quick hits and Barney only has bite marks to show from it. In a few years if you meet someone by the same name, be very careful during your game of "Two Truths and a Lie," is all we're saying.

Check out some of the interview footage via Huffington Post here:


BAMF of the Day: Mahiro is Seven Years Old. Mahiro Could Waste You in the Dojo, but That's Probably Beneath Her.

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Mahiro here is practicing the Kankudai (or Kanku Dai depending on which hastily-googled page you're looking at), one of the more advanced routines in karate.

Kickass Kid of the Day

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Kickass Kid of the Day
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Stella Ehrhart is 8 and in the second grade. But on any given day, she also may be Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Princess Grace on her wedding day, or Billie Holliday.

Stella decided to dress as notable women every day because they represent who she hopes to be.

Surprisngly, her biggest challenge is remembering who's next. Pointing to a picture of Sandra Day O'Connor, she has to ask:

Mom, was I her on Friday?