This Real-Life Rapunzel From Latvia Has Hair 90 Inches Long

Real-life Rapunzel Aliia Nasyrova has hair so long that her husband admits he thinks of it as another member of the family. Aliia, 27, who lives in Riga, Latvia, took 20 years to grow out her hair, which measures 90 inches to the floor – and even has its own space in the marital bed. And while her massive mane attracts stares when out in public, her husband Ivan Balaban says he loves it and is proud of her for not cutting it. Weighing in at 4.5lbs (2kg), Aliia says her lengthy locks weigh as much as the family cat. Continue reading »

Rare October Storm Dumps 15 Inches of Snow on East Coast

Snow hangs on rose petals as snowfall begins in Nyack, New York, October 29, 2011. A rare October snowstorm bore down on the heavily populated Northeast on Saturday, with some areas bracing for up to a foot of snow and major power outages. (Reuters) Continue reading »