News: Weird News

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[...]
News / Weird News

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[...]

Ancient papyrus mystery solved

Wednesday  14:47,   18 july 2018
foxnews

Scientists have finally unlocked the secrets of a mysterious 2,000-year-old papyrus document. The strange artifact, which has mirror writing on both sides, has baffled experts for centuries. Written in ancient Greek, the papyrus has been in the[...]

Runaway pug returns home after mugshot goes viral

Wednesday  14:46,   18 july 2018
foxnews

A pug whose mugshot went viral is back with her family after New Jersey police tracked down her owners and collected the required -- and delicious -- bail. Bean the pug escaped from her owner’s Cape May home Sunday. The dog’s “pug mug” soon went[...]

How the Ultimate Shark Photo Went Viral

Wednesday  09:45,   18 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A photographer takes a photo that launches his career—and then takes on a life of its own.Peschak knows that great white shark well. He photographed it 15 years ago following scientist Trey Snow in a bright yellow kayak off South Africa. Like many[...]

Meet the Family Who Has Been Sailing the World for 10 Years

Tuesday  15:52,   17 july 2018
insideedition

The Giffords do not plan on stopping anytime soon.Behan and Jamie Gifford have spent the last 10 years sailing around the world with their three children, and they have no plans of[...]

Giant 'avozilla' avocados are now a thing and people are losing it

Tuesday  10:06,   17 july 2018
msn

An avocado big enough to make 20 avocado toasts? That might be just want millennial heaven looks like. Well, that plus affordable housing. But at least South Africa has granted millennials one of their wishes by creating 'Avozillas',[...]