October 29th, 2013
12:56 PM ET

"New Day Midday" Viral Stories From Tuesday's Show

PROFESSIONAL SURFERS TACKLE MONSTER WAVES IN PORTUGAL

Not everyone is complaining about the hurricane-force winds battering large parts of Europe this week.

Take this group of surfers in Navare', Portugal for example - who on Monday took full advantage of jaw-dropping ocean swells caused by the high wind gusts pummeling the coast there.

These ginormous waves proved no match for these pros though.  Preliminary estimates suggest Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle may have topped the record for biggest wave ever surfed!

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CANADIAN HACKER WORKS FOR VIDEO GAMES

A twelve-year-old boy in Canada pleads guilty to a massive hacking attack that took down government websites back in 2012.

The boy had been working under the umbrella of the hacker group "Anonymous," sharing the information he found in exchange for video games.

The boy's lawyer said the 12-year old saw it as a "challenge" and "had no political purpose."

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