1. Rob Stirling, 60, has the world record for most pushups in an hour with 3,264.
  2. Guitarist Eric Yoder (left), drummer Jack Clements, bassist Brendon Porter and keyboardist K Sahagian make up the St. Petersburg band Speak Easy. Saxophone player Nick Bredal (back left) and percussionist Devin Constant are part of their live ensemble.
  3. John "Capt. Jay" Burki has a smoke at his camp underneath the Matanzas Pass Bridge on a mid-February day in Fort Myers Beach. After Hurricane Ian smashed his boat, he woke tangled in trees, scratched and battered. A Coast Guard helicopter flew him to a shelter. “Which I walked right out of,” he says. “I can’t live with all those people.”
  4. In this image from a video provided by student protesters, students and campus police officers rush together at the beginning of a clash inside the Patel Center on the University of South Florida's Tampa campus on Monday, March 6, 2023. The protesters were from the Tampa Bay chapter of Students for a Democratic Society.
  5. Dentist Mike Foley pulls a car with his teeth at his residence in Tampa.
  6. The Serengeti Flyer, Busch Gardens' newest thrill ride, has twin dueling arms that progressively sway back and forth, reaching speeds of 68 miles per hour and a 135-foot height at its peak. It officially opens Feb. 27.
  7. Rodney Boblitt stands on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico at Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs. After patrolling the beaches following the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Boblitt suffered memory problems and other health issues. Like thousands of other cleanup workers, he is suing BP, which denies any link between the spill and their illnesses.
  8. Daynie Cutler, 19, of Dunedin, pulls a notebook from one of her love letters mailboxes on Tuesday, Feb 7, 2023, across from Lane's Lemonade on the Pinellas Trail in Dunedin. Cutler said she was struggling after a breakup when she conceived the project: Setting up mailboxes in semi-secret places around Pinellas County, leaving notebooks and pens inside, and encouraging those who came upon the mailboxes to leave love letters.
  9. The maiden voyage of the SunRunner pulls up to the St. Pete Beach stop as the sun rises on Oct. 21 in St. Petersburg. The SunRunner, the new bus line run by the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, started service at 6 a.m. that day.
  10. Fossil restorer Andrea Iurin of Trieste, Italy, left, hands a fossilized rib bone to fossil restorer Tomas Stark of Sezana, Slovenia, while working to assemble the fossilized remains of triceratops Big John at the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa on Wednesday.
  11. The Dalí's "Dream Tapestry" is an interactive experience powered by OpenAI’s DALL·E. It transforms peoples' dreams into individual art pieces and combines them with six other dreams to form a collective tapestry.
  12. Allison Doty, a 31-year-old pet taxidermist from Inverness, poses for a portrait at her home on Dec. 20, 2022. “There's a huge stigma around pet taxidermy,” Doty said. “I’m hoping to break that.”
  13. Video producer Jennifer Glenfield films at the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park.
  14. Frantz Laroche, a St. Petersburg Uber and Lyft driver, does Christmas-themed rides with trivia, light shows and motivational speeches about overcoming tragedy.
  15. Bruce Hines, 56, loads his bicycle with items collected at the food drive at Tangerine Plaza in St. Petersburg on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2002. It is the site of a weekly giveaway.
  16. Jo Dyke tests the lights on the branch of a cherry blossom tree. The LED lights can be programmed to display different colors. The cherry blossom trees will be pink.
  17. A rattlesnake sits on a platform under the Tierra Verde Bridge on Thursday, Oct. 27. This screenshot of a video taken by Capt. Brett Norris shows the roughly 4-foot snake stretched out over the busy boat channel.
  18. Forty-eight hours after Hurricane Nicole made landfall near Vero Beach as a Category 1 storm, residents of Daytona Beach Shores began to assess the damage wrought by intense coastal erosion. Beach boardwalks and coastal infrastructure were washed away by hours of surging seas. From the air, scenes of strewn debris, damaged hotels and homes now at-risk from erosion begin to come to light. Volusia County faced the northern portion of the storm, which brought the strongest gusts and turbulent seas.
  19. A sea turtle caught up in Hurricane Nicole was rescued by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. He has numerous tumors on his body and eyes that they are monitoring.
  20. Jack, a 30-year-old black-capped capuchin monkey, escaped from Suncoast Primate Sanctuary on Sunday. This screenshot of a video by Natani Daehne shows a cyclist watching the runaway primate.
  21. Devin Strebler, 31, specializes in hand painted, gel polish nail art. She opened her salon, Nail Addicts, in Largo, Florida in 2019.
  22. Sen. Ben Sasse returns to his seat during a University of Florida Board of Trustees meeting at UF's Emerson Alumni Hall in Gainesville, on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
  23. U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse listens to public comments during a University of Florida board of trustees meeting at Emerson Alumni Hall on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. Trustees voted to make him the school's next president.