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<b>The Talladega Jinx</b><br><br> The Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama is one of the world’s most iconic racetracks that has seen some classic NASCAR races. But it has also seen some inexplicable incidents, leading many to believe the track is cursed.<br><br> Legend has it the Superspeedway was built on top of sacred land taken from the Creek Nation in the early 1800s after U.S. President Andrew Jackson forced the tribe out of the valley.<br><br> <i>Carl Edwards (99) goes airborne after crashing with Ryan Newman, rear, and Brad Keselowski on the final lap of the Aaron's 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway on April 26, 2009. (Glenn Smith / AP Photo)</i>
People race on bikes with their dogs through Moncton's Mapleton Park for the Fast Fox Race. (Alana Pickrell/CTV Atlantic)
Lilly, Amelia, and Anna travelled from Eastern Passage, N.S., to Fredericton to watch the eclipse on April 8, 2024.

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