Competitive eater Joey â€śJawsâ€ť Chestnut has won the annual Nathanâ€™s Famous hot dog eating contest at Coney Island, Brooklyn. He set a new world record, devouring 74 hot dogs and buns in ten minutes, to secure the title for the 11th time. The womenâ€™s contest was won by Miki Sudo, who consumed 37 hot dogs.
A California man has reported an unusual bear sighting on a particularly hot day in the state. Mark Hough said he was about to enjoy a Friday afternoon margarita when the bear wandered into his back garden. It reportedly climbed into Houghâ€™s pool for a swim, before drinking the cocktail and having a nap in a tree.
A naked man driving a Canada Post truck has caused traffic chaos after he crashed his vehicle into at least eight parked cars. The driver then ran into a nearby shop, where he was apprehended by police and taken to hospital for assessment.