It was the adrenaline rush of a lifetime.
Kayaker Karen Hatch was floating on a tranquil stretch of the Monterey Bay in California earlier this month when she noticed two massive humpback whales swimming toward her.
"It was probably slow for them, but it was fast enough that I was having trouble getting out of the way," Hatch, 43, told the Daily News.
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The adult females are estimated to be about 50 feet long and 80,000 pounds each.
The adult females, estimated at about 50 feet long and 80,000 pounds each, were moving parallel to each other, and the one headed straight for Hatch was a little farther back.
"My heart was definitely pounding," Hatch recalled. "It was such an intense, visceral experience because when you're on a kayak, you're right on their level."
Trouble in Paltrow paradise?
The seemingly perfect life of Gwyneth Paltrow has its own setbacks, especially in her marriage to Chris Martin.
Glamour U.K.’s June cover girl reveals that “it’s hard being married. You go through great times; you go through terrible times. We’re the same as any couple.”
Paltrow, 40, has been married to Coldplay’s frontman for nearly 10 years, and they have two children, Apple, 8, and Moses, 7.
But what may seem like a harmonious and blissful existence from the outside isn’t allows a bed of roses behind closed doors.
“I asked my dad once, ‘How did you and Mom stay married for 33 years?’” she adds. “And he said, ‘Well, we never wanted to get divorced at the same time.’
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Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have been married nearly 10 years and are parents to Apple, 8, and Moses, 7.
Oh, the cheating.
Excuse us, alleged cheating.
First there’s embattled Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez , who has as much of a reputation for scoring off the field as he does on game day. A-Rod’s latest rundown comes just as the star third baseman is staring down the barrel of a career-ending suspension from baseball for allegedly using performance-enhancing drugs to fuel his mighty swing. This time, as reported exclusively by the Daily News’ Confidenti@l team, A-Rod was apparently caught cheating on his girlfriend, former WWE blond bombshell Torrie Wilson, when he was seen slipping into the ladies’ room with a mysterious brunette at South Beach’s swanky Delano Hotel.
HK: Didn’t I hear somewhere that he cheated on his ex-wife? And Kate Hudson? And Cameron Diaz? So really, is anyone surprised?
KLG: It’s difficult for a leopard to change its spots, but not impossible. Hopefully, he’ll someday discover what’s truly important in life.
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A straphanger who walked Professional Beats For Sale out onto a catwalk in a New York subway tunnel to urinate was hit and killed by Just Beats For Sale a southbound No. 2 train in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Beats Headphones Cheap late Saturday, cops said.
The unidentified man in his 40s was hit at the station at Winthrop St. and Nostrand Ave. at 11:40 p.m., Best Beats For Sale cops said.
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The man appears to have Beats Dr Dre Best Buy walked out onto the narrow catwalk that stretches into the Beats Pro Sale tunnel when he was hit, cops said.
Meet Rowan Blanchard, the newest Disney darling.
Fans are all a-twitter about the 11-year-old Los Angeles native, who just nabbed the starring role in the "Boy Meets World" spin-off show "Girl Meets World."
Blanchard will play Riley Matthews, the daughter of Cory and Topanga Cheap beats by dre solo headphones from the original series.
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"Rowan is real and accessible and I cheapest beats by dre solo headphones am hopeful this girl is beats by dre cheap price about to meet a world that will love growing up with her as well," producer Michael Jacobs told Entertainment Weekly.
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The Kentucky beat by dre for sale Derby “Prep Season” comes to an end Monday with the running of the Grade III Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park.
The Southwest, race nine with a 6:09 p.m. post beat by dre on sale time, drew a field of 10, led by the Bob Baffert-trained Super Ninety Nine, who was made the 7-5 favorite in the mile-and-a-sixteenth race.
Since 2010, Baffert has won six of Oaklawn’s last nine graded stakes for 3-year-olds, including a sweep of last year’s Southwest, Rebel and Arkansas Derby.
The Beats By Dre Solo Hd Cheap top four finishers will get points on a 10-4-2-1 basis, respectively, toward the May 4 Kentucky Derby.
My selections for the Southwest are: Super Ninety Nine, Always in a Tiz and Big Lute.
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