News: Weird News

Texas Woman Dresses Like Cockroach at City Council Meeting to Complain About Vermin

Monday  14:01,   23 july 2018
insideedition

"Last time I brought you a bag of dead roaches," she told the city council. "Some of you were offended. So this time I'm bringing you a live one."Patricia Polastri of Corpus Christi first tried a slideshow to show council[...]
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Scientists discover new dinosaur with a face full of spikes

Monday  14:01,   23 july 2018
cnet

Its name is literally "spiky head."It has a face full of[...]

Someone invented a $440,000 suit that lets you fly like Iron Man

Monday  14:01,   23 july 2018
msn

Did you grow up dreaming of being a superhero? Well, your dreams may have come true, because a jet suit has gone on sale in London department store Selfridges for the bargain price of $443,428. Well, your dreams may have come true, because[...]

Baby Born in Texas Chick-fil-A Will Get Job, Birthday Bash and Free Food for Life

Monday  14:01,   23 july 2018
insideedition

Gracelyn Mae Violet Griffin was born in the fast food restaurant's bathroom.But that's not all! Franchise owner Ben Stover has pledged some other perks to Gracelyn Mae Violet Griffin after she was born in his San Antonio[...]

A heroic dog who saved 12 people after an earthquake met her own statue — and the photos are adorable

Monday  09:51,   23 july 2018
msn

Frida is a Mexican rescue dog. Last year, during the earthquake in Mexico City, Frida helped rescue people who were trapped under rubble. The city decided to say thank you by erecting a statue of Frida and a first responder and her reaction was[...]

Hiker's Loyal Dog Refuses to Leave Her Side After She's Injured in 300-Foot Fall

Friday  13:56,   20 july 2018
insideedition

The dog's name is Indy, as in Indiana Jones.Fintel was hiking to the summit of Mount St. Helens’ with her German shepherd, Indiana (named after Indiana Jones), when she said "Indy" wanted to hike up the[...]

Fearless Man Slices 26 Watermelons on His Stomach in 60 Seconds, Setting New Record

Friday  13:56,   20 july 2018
mentalfloss

"My first reaction is I’m relieved that I didn’t kill myself."Furman came up with the idea for the record himself, and while he didn’t have any competition, Guinness stipulated that he had to slice at least 20 watermelons to be recognized. [...]

Terminally Ill Ohio Dog Cody Gifted Free Burger King treat

Friday  09:36,   20 july 2018
newsweek

The story captured the attention of other dog owners, who lauded the compassion from fast food giant.Alex Karcher, owner of 10-year-old boxer-lab mix Cody, shared the story online this week, capturing the attention of other dog owners who lauded the [...]

Clues Point to Occupant of Ancient 'Mystery' Sarcophagus

Friday  09:35,   20 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A sealed black stone coffin discovered in Egypt has sparked the imagination of the Internet. But who's the likely—or unlikely—owner?(Provided by: Geo[...]

A 25ft statue of Jeff Goldlbum has just appeared in London

Friday  08:50,   20 july 2018
msn

A giant, 25-foot semi-topless Jeff Goldblum has popped up next to Tower Bridge - and you're lying if you say you've never blissfully imagined this scenario. Now TV celebrated the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park with a[...]

Tortilla Chips Spontaneously Burst Into Flames at Texas Factory

Friday  08:50,   20 july 2018
insideedition

The factory was trying out a new way to handle waste that "didn’t work out so well," fire officials said.Firefighters were called to a Texas tortilla chip factory, not once, but twice in three days after boxes of chips "spontaneously[...]

Man Arrested After Stealing Date's Car and Using It for Another Date That Same Night

Thursday  13:57,   19 july 2018
insideedition

Faith Pugh had no idea her car was about to be stolen to take out her own godsister.To make it even more interesting, the women share a personal connection — they are[...]

Texas Couple Uses a Plane for Gender Reveal

Thursday  13:56,   19 july 2018
insideedition

Their baby is due in[...]

Utility Workers May Have Found One of Rome’s First Churches

Thursday  09:26,   19 july 2018
mentalfloss

They were doing routine work on a[...]

Struggling passenger goes viral for incorrectly trying to store luggage

Wednesday  14:47,   18 july 2018
foxnews

A plane passenger has gone viral for his unsuccessful repeat attempts at storing his luggage in an overhead compartment. The unidentified man was caught on camera by a fellow passenger, who shared the funny – and frustrating – video on social[...]