Rare Staff

Melissa Gotleib

Melissa Gotleib is a content editor at Rare. She graduated from George Mason University and was a brand ambassador for Spotify, Barnes & Noble and Microsoft. Melissa previously worked for USA TODAY. Originally from Margate, N.J., Melissa enjoys salt water taffy, long beach days and spontaneous adventures. Follow her on Twitter @Miss_Melisssss.

He wanted to surprise his children, and you’ll smile when you find out what he planned in his living room Caught on video He wanted to surprise his children, and you’ll smile when you find out what he planned in his living room , Rare Staff 1:13pm, February 16
This meteorologist conducted a frozen banana experiment and you’ll think twice next time you need this tool Caught on video This meteorologist conducted a frozen banana experiment and you’ll think twice next time you need this tool , Rare Staff 5:18pm, February 15
They thought they could withstand the powerful winds, but Mother Nature clearly won this fight Caught on video They thought they could withstand the powerful winds, but Mother Nature clearly won this fight , Rare Staff 3:20pm, February 15
Passengers on a bus were headed to the casino when the unthinkable happened on this highway Caught on video Passengers on a bus were headed to the casino when the unthinkable happened on this highway , Rare Staff 5:23pm, February 8
They were inside this waterfront restaurant when they got an unexpected surprise to their morning Caught on video They were inside this waterfront restaurant when they got an unexpected surprise to their morning , Rare Staff 1:16pm, February 8
This driver put himself and others at risk on this highway — just wait until you see what he did Caught on video This driver put himself and others at risk on this highway — just wait until you see what he did , Rare Staff 11:25am, February 8
This snow-covered semitrailer thought it could pass underneath this bridge — then this went down Caught on video This snow-covered semitrailer thought it could pass underneath this bridge — then this went down , Rare Staff 11:51am, February 2
Beachgoers were enjoying the day when this wave had people running for cover Caught on video Beachgoers were enjoying the day when this wave had people running for cover , Rare Staff 3:22pm, January 25
A woman saw these waves coming her way but instead of moving, she witnessed this insane show Caught on video A woman saw these waves coming her way but instead of moving, she witnessed this insane show , Rare Staff 3:42pm, January 21
If winter is your favorite season, you’ll want to check out this magnificent attraction Caught on video If winter is your favorite season, you’ll want to check out this magnificent attraction , Rare Staff 1:34pm, January 19
He wanted to get his owner’s attention on a snowy day and you’ll laugh when you see what he tried to do Caught on video He wanted to get his owner’s attention on a snowy day and you’ll laugh when you see what he tried to do , Rare Staff 11:34am, January 11
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Extreme winds caused something freaky to happen to this waterfall and it doesn’t stop Caught on video Extreme winds caused something freaky to happen to this waterfall and it doesn’t stop , Rare Staff 2:38pm, December 7
This powerful snow storm blanketed Russia and you’ll want to keep your eye on this bridge Caught on video This powerful snow storm blanketed Russia and you’ll want to keep your eye on this bridge , Rare Staff 4:27pm, November 18
There are hail storm and then there are HAIL Storms like this one in Australia Caught on video There are hail storm and then there are HAIL Storms like this one in Australia , Rare Staff 1:50pm, September 21