News: Weird News

Couple Shipwrecked Overnight Rescued After Writing 'HELP' in the Sand

Sunday  17:21,   25 february 2018
Inside Edition

They said 17-foot high waves washed them overboard.The couple from Clairview in Queensland, Australia, had spent a night camped on a remote island aptly named Avoid Island before rescue teams saw their make-shift call for help and airlifted them to[...]

World's Oldest Albatross Becomes A Mom Again At 67 Years Old

Sunday  17:21,   25 february 2018
Inside Edition

Wisdom, the Laysan albatross, and her mate welcomed their chick earlier this month.Wisdom the Laysan albatross doesn’t seem to think the age limit exists as she hatches another chick at 67 years[...]

Egypt uncovers ancient necropolis south of Cairo

Sunday  13:15,   25 february 2018
Reuters

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered an ancient necropolis containing 40 stone sarcophagi, about 1,000 small statues and a necklace charm bearing the hieroglyphic inscription "happy new year".Antiquities minister Khaled El-Enany said on [...]

Hair to stay: Australia mullet heads celebrate hairstyle revival

Sunday  07:35,   25 february 2018
AFP

"Business at the front, party at the back" was the mantra for the crowd of Australians sporting a mullet haircut at an inaugural festival celebrating the vintage style on Saturday. More than 150 people showcasing the hairstyle popular in[...]

Inquisitive Owl Videobombs Traffic Camera in Finland

Saturday  17:36,   24 february 2018
Inside Edition

The owl was seen perched right in front of the camera that was recording the road at the entrance of a tunnel.The Finnish Transport Agency posted a video of a moving object blocking the view of a traffic camera that was recording above the [...]

Florida Resident Finds Gator Hiding Under Pickup Truck

Saturday  17:36,   24 february 2018
Inside Edition

A trapper was immediately called in to remove the creature safely.It all started when a Sable Ridge resident called deputies after discovering the gator in his driveway, hiding beneath his[...]

Record-breaking Norway out of Olympic golden shoes

Saturday  13:30,   24 february 2018
AFP

Norway might have won the most medals of any country ever at a Winter Olympics but it has come at a cost -- they have run out of commemorative, gold-coloured shoes. The Scandinavians were sitting pretty at the top of the medals table on Saturday,[...]

Elderly Lab Mix Wins Top Award at First American Rescue Dog Show

Saturday  07:26,   24 february 2018
Inside Edition

An 11-year-old Lab mix has taken top honors at the first American Rescue Dog Show.Now, she's an award-winning[...]

Divers Uncover Undetonated WWII Bomb From the Bottom of Australia's Sydney Harbor

Friday  17:45,   23 february 2018
Mental Floss

The discovery made a routine diving excursion a little more exciting.Dive instructor Tony Strazzari and his friend Paul Szerenga have made a hobby out of donning their diving gear and searching the harbor for old glassware and bottles. When they[...]

400-Pound Calf Rescued After Hurricane Harvey Believes She's a Pet Dog

Friday  17:45,   23 february 2018
Inside Edition

Harveigh was living in the laundry room of the Cantons' home before she outgrew it.Meet Harveigh, a 400-pound rescued cow that once lived in the laundry room of a Fulshear, Texas,[...]

Major biblical discovery: Archaeologists may have found the Prophet Isaiah's 'signature'

Friday  14:46,   23 february 2018
FOX News

Archaeologists in Israel say that they have found a clay seal mark that may bear the signature of the Biblical Prophet Isaiah. The 2,700-year-old stamped clay artifact was found during an excavation at the foot of the southern wall of Jerusalem’s[...]

Pyeongchang figure skating boosted music streaming, requests on Amazon

Friday  10:39,   23 february 2018
Reuters

Data from Amazon.com showed that some half a dozen songs featured at the Pyeongchang Games had become much more popular on its streaming music users. The soundtrack to the 2001 film "Moulin Rouge," Cinematic Orchestra's 2007 song "To Build a Home"[...]

The skiing vicar - Bolivia's 'Wolf' coached by priest

Thursday  19:20,   22 february 2018
AFP

Bolivian alpine skier Simon Breitfuss Kammerlander lives in a motor-home and had to overcome miles of red tape to get to the Olympics -- so perhaps it's just as well his coach is a priest. Breitfuss Kammerlander, who was born and raised in[...]

Bride Gets Trapped in Elevator on Her Wedding Day

Thursday  08:25,   22 february 2018
Inside Edition

She said she had some champagne while awaiting rescue.Melissa Rodger, 32, who married her then-fiancé, Justin, at the Providence Biltmore Saturday, was headed to the 18th floor to freshen up before her cocktail hour and reception when things took a[...]