News: Weird News

Bulldog Rides Skateboard Up and Down Boardwalk

Monday  10:10,   16 july 2018
insideedition

The rescued bulldog often uses a skateboard as his preferred mode of transportation. [...]

Jailed double murderer runs for US Senate

Monday  10:00,   16 july 2018
news.sky

A man serving a life sentence without parole after being convicted of two murders is running for a US Senate seat. Leonard Richards, 75, was convicted of killing his half-sister May Wilson in 1982, and of shooting dead his lawyer, Robert Stratton,[...]

Egypt uncovers mummy burial site near Great Pyramids

Monday  10:00,   16 july 2018
reuters

<p>Archaeologists are hoping the mummification workshop will provide fresh insight into the chemical make-up of the oils used by ancient Egyptians to mummify their dead.</p>Archaeologists are hoping the mummification workshop will provide[...]

Lip-sync videos of singing cops become social media sensation

Friday  14:00,   13 july 2018
cbsnews

But at a time when viral police videos tend to mean controversy, officers in Texas have created a very different social media sensation -- racking up millions of views with a "lip sync battle" that's gone nationalThe latest police[...]

5,300 Years Ago, Ötzi the Iceman Died. Now We Know His Last Meal.

Friday  13:31,   13 july 2018
nationalgeographic

It took 20 years to find his stomach. Now researchers know what was inside—in excruciating detail.Since 1991, when a pair of hikers found the 5,300-year-old hunter in the Ötztal Alps, researchers have been scouring Ötzi's frozen, shriveled form for[...]

Devoted couple in their 90s celebrate their anniversary having not spent a single night apart in 70 years of marriage

Friday  13:30,   13 july 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Albert and Phyllis Twinley, 95, and 91, met in 1946 while serving together in the Royal Corps of Signals. They lived in Kent and Sussex before retiring to Essex to be closer to family.Albert Twinley, 95, and 91-year-old Phyllis met in north London[...]

Can you spot the 'C' in this brainteaser in under 7 seconds? If so, you might be a genius

Friday  10:30,   13 july 2018
msn

This viral brainteaser is making the rounds on the internet again — can you find the letter that doesn't belong?- There's a lone "C" hiding in this sea of[...]

Earthquake reveals 1,000-year-old Aztec temple

Thursday  13:50,   12 july 2018
news.sky

A devastating earthquake that rocked central Mexico in September last year has revealed the remnants of a temple inside an Aztec pyramid. The temple, dedicated to the rain god Tlaloc, was unearthed by archaeologists using radar technology.It is[...]

Tailless Alligator Gets Prosthetic Limb, Thanks to Team of Researchers

Thursday  13:50,   12 july 2018
insideedition

Meet Mr. Stubbs. He's an alligator in Scottsdale, Arizona, who just got a new prosthetic tail, thanks to a team of researchers and doctors. It's believed that Mr. Stubbs lost his tail to another gator, and has been at a disadvantage when it[...]

Can you spot the famous soccer stars in this World Cup brainteaser?

Thursday  09:21,   12 july 2018
msn

This World Cup brainteaser has people scratching their heads. Can you find the three famous footballers in the crowd?- Three soccer superstars looking to win the coveted FIFA World Cup are hidden in the[...]

See Why This Woman’s Engagement Photos from Disneyland Are Going Viral

Thursday  09:20,   12 july 2018
bestlifeonline

Sonni Nicolette used the Space Mountain Disneyland ride to show off her new engagement ring, and the photo promptly went viral.Here she is being proposed to in front of Cinderella’s[...]

Mysterious black sarcophagus found in Egypt

Thursday  09:20,   12 july 2018
news.sky

An enormous black sarcophagus has been discovered during an archaeological dig in Egypt alongside an eerie alabaster head.  The mysterious coffin is 265cm (104in) long, 185cm (72in) tall, and 165cm (65in) wide, making it the largest that has[...]

Group Stages 'Real-Life' Game of 'Mario Kart' on Texas Streets

Wednesday  14:15,   11 july 2018
insideedition

The amusing game was captured on camera.The seven "players" dressed in character outfits with balloons trailing behind them, just like in the game, and raced one another on skateboards in[...]

Tourist brings unexploded WW2 shell to Vienna airport

Wednesday  14:15,   11 july 2018
msn

An American tourist brought an unexploded World War Two shell to Vienna airport in her luggage, Austrian police said on Tuesday. The 24-year-old had found the bomb on Sunday while walking in the Dachstein mountains, according to police in Lower[...]

Biblical 'Spies' Revealed in 1,500-Year-Old Mosaic

Wednesday  14:15,   11 july 2018
nationalgeographic

An ancient depiction of Moses' scouts in Canaan has been discovered in an unparalleled house of worship in Israel.Noah's ark, the splitting of the Red Sea, perhaps even a visit from Alexander the Great: Since 2012, these colorful scenes have[...]