A central California "garrison" of the nationwide 501st Legion show off the elaborate, detailed and pricey "Star Wars" costumes they wear to fundraisers, special events, and extra-special moments like the opening of "The Last Jedi."
Seth Simpson, a dog trainer based in Kuna, has had his coyote, Kate, since she was a pup. In a video posted to his Instagram in November, Simpson petted and played with Kate. "Typical evening around our house," he wrote.
Seth Simpson said his coyote, Kate, is wary of humans but always willing to play with his dogs. The Idaho man posted this video of Kate on Instagram in August. "The best way to occupy a high energy dog is give it a higher energy coyote to play with all day long! These two never stop," he wrote.
"It's like the fox and the hound, except it's the coyote and the goat," wrote Seth Simpson on his Nov. 24 Instagram post. The Kuna man has had Kate, the coyote, for about 7 months and said she's very much a wild animal, but enjoys playing with his other animals.
Nick Rowley posted this video of his daughter, Cash Rowley, snowboarding for the first time just days before her first birthday at Bogus Basin near Boise, Idaho. The Rowleys' video has been shared around the world.
Angela Cacace left a successful career in barbering to start her own construction business and enrolled in the Building Construction Technologies program at Central Carolina Community College (CCCC). On the first day of class, she was surprised to see of 12 students, six were women. It inspired her to start a curated Instagram page called @moveoverbob, connecting and empowering a community of female contractors.
The Geminid meteor shower will put on a dazzling show for skywatchers when it peaks overnight on Dec. 13-14. The Geminids are active every December, when Earth passes through a massive trail of dusty debris shed by a weird, rocky object named 3200 Phaethon. The dust and grit burn up when they run into Earth's atmosphere in a flurry of "shooting stars."