Paris, France - A horse at the famed French racetrack, Domaine de Chantilly, bucked and threw his jockey recently and then headed straight for a nearby bar. 

Clarence, New York - A competitive farmer in New York State was just 600 pounds shy of making it into the Guinness Book of World Records. His 2027-pound pumpkin was a lightweight compared to the pumpkin that won the title of world’s heaviest in 2016, a 2,624.6-pound gourd that still holds the record, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Washington, DC - Americans are living longer than ever before. The average lifespan in the U.S. has doubled over the past 100 years. In 1918, you were lucky if you made it past 40 years of age. Today we’re living into our 80s and the number of people living past 100 is at an all time high.

Imperial, California - The awards handed out by the folks at the Guinness Book of World records can sometimes seem a bit bizarre. But this one is really nuts, says the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Imperial, California - The successful test flight of a drone-like flying passenger car has encouraged a Philippines inventor to seek investors to fund mass production, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Atlantic, Ocean - For many Sailors this year marks a somewhat surprising reform in the Navy’s female hair regulations. Rules that have stood for so long have been expanded or just plain changed. It’s a new era of styling hair for female Sailors, and, according to Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, it makes for a more “inclusive environment.”