News: Weird News

Video Of Rapping Mom Goes Viral

Sunday  13:50,   19 november 2017
International Business Times

A Texas mom rapped about her experiences of being a mom.Daniels, a resident of Denison, a small town located 70 miles north of Dallas, recorded the video as her three children were seated with her in a vehicle. Her kids bobbed their heads to the[...]

This car ad for used '96 Honda Accord brought home $20K

Sunday  13:50,   19 november 2017
USA TODAY

Set to a piano tune and relaxed narration, the ad boasts aerial shots of Lanman's girlfriend cruising California's coast with a coffee pot in the passenger seat and the couple's fuzzy white cat on her lap.The hassle of online[...]

Students find treasures buried under 100-year-old school

Sunday  12:06,   19 november 2017
CBS News

For the past two years, students have been excavating nearly every closet in the 100-year-old school . They're finding some really old things, some more recent and some much more recent. All of it uncovered with the kind of glee rarely seen in[...]

Homeowners Shocked as Unexpected Visitor Turns Up on Their Porch — an Alligator

Saturday  18:06,   18 november 2017
Inside Edition

They believed the alligator somehow made its way from a swampy area near the family’s home and to their shaded porch.The Cape Coral Police Department responded to a local residence last week after the homeowner reported what they called a[...]

Skeletons Found At Qumran Could Answer The Dead Sea Scrolls Mystery

Saturday  18:06,   18 november 2017
International Business Times

Newly excavated skeletons could answer the decades-long debate over who once occupied a settlement located near the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. The Dead Sea scrolls are considered the greatest manuscripts of all time. It[...]

Twin Polar Bear Cubs Celebrate Turning 1 With Joint Birthday Party

Saturday  18:05,   18 november 2017
Inside Edition

Neva and Nuniq feasted on fish-filled birthday cakes, played with brightly colored blocks of ice and did birthday laps around their pool.Twin cubs Neva and Nuniq feasted on fish-filled birthday cakes, played with brightly colored blocks of ice and[...]

Woman Meets Her 4 Biological Siblings More Than 6 Decades After She Was Adopted

Saturday  14:20,   18 november 2017
Inside Edition

Sylvia Kewer, 66, was given up for adoption when she was just 4 years old. “I feel like I’ve been born again,” Kewer said. “I asked God for a small miracle and I got a big one.”Kewer was given up for adoption by their birth mother Dorothy Mae Goode, [...]

Huge Underwater Castle With Ancient ‘Fairy Chimneys’ Discovered at the Bottom of Turkey’s Lake Van

Saturday  08:10,   18 november 2017
Newsweek

The castle likely dates from the reign of the ancient Urartu Kingdom.Tahsin Ceylan, an underwater photographer and videographer, Mustafa Akkuş, an academic from Van Yüzüncü Yıl University’s fishery faculty, Murat Kulakaç, a diving instructor and[...]

Mom Finds 7-Foot-Long Boa Constrictor in Her Washing Machine

Friday  17:36,   17 november 2017
Inside Edition

A neighbor's friend, who determined the snake was harmless to humans, came and pulled the reptile out himself.Shirley Oliveira, a 46-year-old mother of two from Salvador, Brazil, said she came running when her 18-year-old daughter Amanda asked[...]

I went to Brazil for a bath, says McLaren reserve Norris

Friday  13:40,   17 november 2017
Reuters

A cancelled Formula One tyre test meant McLaren reserve Lando Norris effectively flew all the way from Britain to Brazil this week just to take a bath. The 18-year-old, racing in this weekend's Macau F3 race, told reporters he was soaking in the[...]

Rail apology after train leaves 20 seconds early

Thursday  18:36,   16 november 2017
Sky News

A Japanese rail firm has apologised after an intercity service left a station 20 seconds earlier than scheduled. The Tsukuba Express train was due to leave Minami Nagareyama Station, just north of Tokyo, for Tsukuba at 9.44.40am local time on[...]

Stubborn Swan Ruffles Feathers While Causing Traffic Jam

Thursday  14:52,   16 november 2017
Inside Edition

The swan held up traffic down a one lane road in England for about 15 minutes.A video shows the bird walking directly in the middle of a street that passes by De Montfort[...]

Rare 2000-Year-Old Sundial Sheds New Light on Ancient Roman Politics

Thursday  11:37,   16 november 2017
Mental Floss

Instead of tweeting, ancient Romans bragged in more permanent ways.Paid for with the politician’s own money, the timekeeping device served as a public monument in his hometown, the small Italian municipality of Interamna Lirenas. But as millennia[...]

In post-Asia trip speech, Trump makes news ... with water

Thursday  11:36,   16 november 2017
Reuters

Trump's drink of water lit up social media, evoking comparisons with a televised address given by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio in 2013 during which he grabbed awkwardly for a water bottle. Trump mocked Rubio during a campaign event last year for his [...]

Da Vinci painting of Christ sells for record $450mn

Thursday  11:36,   16 november 2017
AFP

A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci sold for $450.3 million in New York on Wednesday, blazing a new world record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction, Christie's said."Salvator Mundi" or "Savior of the[...]