News: Weird News

The baby lion practicing his very first roar is a-roar-able

Tuesday  14:31,   27 june 2017
The Daily Dot

Honestly, this is not just a story about a lion learning to roar. Because as I was working on this, I came across an even better big cat making noises video. Here’s a baby lion, learning to roar. It’s incredibly[...]

Stray wallaby has small Dutch town hopping

Tuesday  14:30,   27 june 2017
AFP

Dutch police are looking for the owner of a stray wallaby which made an unexpected appearance in a small town over the weekend, disrupting rail traffic before finally being lassoed by a local. Trains near Staphorst in the northern Netherlands were[...]

Dinosaur discovery in Winton could hold key to sauropods diet

Tuesday  11:30,   27 june 2017
ABC News

Palaeontologists hope the rare discovery of a dinosaur fossil with its stomach contents intact on an outback Queensland sheep station could determine what sauropods ate.The most complete sauropod skeleton ever found in the southern hemisphere is[...]

Dinosaur discovery in Winton could hold key to sauropods diet

Tuesday  11:30,   27 june 2017
ABC News

Palaeontologists hope the rare discovery of a dinosaur fossil with its stomach contents intact on an outback Queensland sheep station could determine what sauropods ate.The most complete sauropod skeleton ever found in the southern hemisphere is[...]

Japanese chess prodigy, 14, breaks 30-year winning streak record

Tuesday  11:25,   27 june 2017
Reuters

A 14-year-old Japanese player of the traditional chess-like board game of shogi has captured the nation's heart by winning a record straight 29 matches, breaking a record held for 30 years. Sota Fujii, who trains himself with computer software[...]

Japanese chess prodigy, 14, breaks 30-year winning streak record

Tuesday  11:25,   27 june 2017
Reuters

A 14-year-old Japanese player of the traditional chess-like board game of shogi has captured the nation's heart by winning a record straight 29 matches, breaking a record held for 30 years. Sota Fujii, who trains himself with computer software[...]

Woman Announces Pregnancy in a Hilarious Cake: 'Happy Birthday Ya Stupid Lookin' Grandma'

Tuesday  11:05,   27 june 2017
Inside Edition

Soon-to-be mom Hillary Hinrichs explained the cake's crude message was part of a running joke in the family. This soon-to-be grandmother got the surprise of her life when her rude birthday treat actually contained news of her daughter’s[...]

Woman Announces Pregnancy in a Hilarious Cake: 'Happy Birthday Ya Stupid Lookin' Grandma'

Tuesday  11:05,   27 june 2017
Inside Edition

Soon-to-be mom Hillary Hinrichs explained the cake's crude message was part of a running joke in the family. This soon-to-be grandmother got the surprise of her life when her rude birthday treat actually contained news of her daughter’s[...]

TSA finds massive lobster in checked bag

Tuesday  07:00,   27 june 2017
CBS News

TSA agents say the lobster, weighing more than 20 pounds, was traveling in a coolerCBS Boston reports that a lobster was detected in a JetBlue passenger's checked bag at Logan International Airport on Sunday[...]

TSA finds massive lobster in checked bag

Tuesday  07:00,   27 june 2017
CBS News

TSA agents say the lobster, weighing more than 20 pounds, was traveling in a coolerCBS Boston reports that a lobster was detected in a JetBlue passenger's checked bag at Logan International Airport on Sunday[...]

Stray wallaby has small Dutch town hopping

Tuesday  06:45,   27 june 2017
AFP

Dutch police are looking for the owner of a stray wallaby which made an unexpected appearance in a small town over the weekend, disrupting rail traffic before finally being lassoed by a local. Trains near Staphorst in the northern Netherlands were[...]

This Video of a Baby Meeting His Dad's Twin Brother Has 2 Million Views For Good Reason

Monday  20:06,   26 june 2017
MSN

We realise that most twins can't actually pull a Parent Trap in real life — they really aren't able to switch places and have no one notice. Well, with one adorable exception. A proud father and his adult twin brother proved they can still[...]

This Video of a Baby Meeting His Dad's Twin Brother Has 2 Million Views For Good Reason

Monday  20:06,   26 june 2017
MSN

We realise that most twins can't actually pull a Parent Trap in real life — they really aren't able to switch places and have no one notice. Well, with one adorable exception. A proud father and his adult twin brother proved they can still[...]

If You Have a Big Family, You'll Want to Steal This Grandkid Photo Idea

Monday  16:05,   26 june 2017
Good Housekeeping

This is truly the definition of legacy.Which is honestly what makes the photo of Chrissy Roussell's parents' 17 grandkids, wearing color-coded, numbered t-shirts to show the six family units and birth order, all the more magical - the children (15[...]

Mary Poppins Crosswalk Lights Installed in the Hometown of P.L. Travers

Monday  11:05,   26 june 2017
Mental Floss

The crossing signals in the author's home town now feature an umbrella-toting nanny.The character's relationship to the community dates back to 1934 when Maryborough native and children’s book author P.L. Travers published the first installment[...]