News: Weird News

Baseball for the blind takes flight in Cuba

Friday  13:11,   26 may 2017
Reuters

The players, who are blind or visually impaired and wear colorful blindfolds while playing, say baseball has helped them refine their sense of orientation by sound. The ball has bells inside so that fielders can hear where it lands and scramble for[...]

Special ed teacher's surprise brings student to tears

Friday  13:10,   26 may 2017
CBS News

The teen didn't order a graduation cap and gown, assuming he wouldn't make it, but then his teacher shared the good newsThe 19-year-old senior at Griffin High School in Georgia had "some challenges" and wasn't able to come back to school for [...]

Grandmother Skydives for the First Time at Nearly 70 Years Old

Friday  07:50,   26 may 2017
Inside Edition

Zuo Shufen flew to south China's Guangdong Province with her granddaughter to try the extreme sport during the country's Labor Day holiday.Zuo Shufen, of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, flew to south China's Guangdong Province with[...]

Woman Gives Sleeping Boyfriend a Hilarious Revenge Makeover

Friday  00:35,   26 may 2017
Good Housekeeping

Moral of this story? Don't snooze through a date with your makeup savvy girlfriend.Unluckily for Hall, a Sunday morning of recovery turned into a major makeover session when his girlfriend, 23-year-old Natalie Weaver from Castleford in West[...]

Students survive 48 hours in Walmart

Thursday  14:20,   25 may 2017
USA TODAY

How long did it take Indiana University students Christian Perry and Noah Maxwell to grow tired of the Walmart atmosphere as they embarked on a journey to spend two consecutive days in the ubiquitous big-box store? "About 35 minutes in[...]

Students survive 48 hours in Walmart

Thursday  14:20,   25 may 2017
USA TODAY

How long did it take Indiana University students Christian Perry and Noah Maxwell to grow tired of the Walmart atmosphere as they embarked on a journey to spend two consecutive days in the ubiquitous big-box store? "About 35 minutes in[...]

A Dublin Vet Clinic Needs a Cat Cuddler

Thursday  14:20,   25 may 2017
Mental Floss

Love felines, live in Ireland, and have a background in veterinary medicine or nursing? This may be the purr-fect job for you.Located in Clonsilla, a suburb of Dublin, Just Cats Veterinary Clinic bills itself as the metro region’s only[...]

A Dublin Vet Clinic Needs a Cat Cuddler

Thursday  14:20,   25 may 2017
Mental Floss

Love felines, live in Ireland, and have a background in veterinary medicine or nursing? This may be the purr-fect job for you.Located in Clonsilla, a suburb of Dublin, Just Cats Veterinary Clinic bills itself as the metro region’s only[...]

Pink Pineapples Are Here To Bring A Little Magic Into Our Lives

Thursday  14:20,   25 may 2017
MSN

It’s really happening. Our magical world of food ― we’re referring to the unicorn food craze, of course ― has taken our traditional yellow pineapples and made them pink. LOOK:The FDA approved the safety of this genetically modified fruit for sale in [...]

Pink Pineapples Are Here To Bring A Little Magic Into Our Lives

Thursday  14:20,   25 may 2017
MSN

It’s really happening. Our magical world of food ― we’re referring to the unicorn food craze, of course ― has taken our traditional yellow pineapples and made them pink. LOOK:The FDA approved the safety of this genetically modified fruit for sale in [...]

"Unadoptable" shelter dog becomes Ohio's first pit bull K-9

Thursday  14:20,   25 may 2017
CBS News

On Tuesday, Leonard was officially certified to become Ohio's first police K-9 pit bullWhen a 1-year-old stray pit bull was rescued back in October, employees at a local animal shelter knew they would have a difficult time placing[...]

"Unadoptable" shelter dog becomes Ohio's first pit bull K-9

Thursday  14:20,   25 may 2017
CBS News

On Tuesday, Leonard was officially certified to become Ohio's first police K-9 pit bullWhen a 1-year-old stray pit bull was rescued back in October, employees at a local animal shelter knew they would have a difficult time placing[...]

Is it a drone? Is it a balloon? No, it's a bird, says N.Korea

Thursday  12:05,   25 may 2017
AFP

North Korea on Thursday accused the South of unleashing more than 450 machine gun rounds at a flock of birds in an "armed provocation" at the tense Demilitarized Zone.Seoul military officials initially suggested the item was a drone from[...]

Is it a drone? Is it a balloon? No, it's a bird, says N.Korea

Thursday  12:05,   25 may 2017
AFP

North Korea on Thursday accused the South of unleashing more than 450 machine gun rounds at a flock of birds in an "armed provocation" at the tense Demilitarized Zone.Seoul military officials initially suggested the item was a drone from[...]

Is it a drone? Is it a balloon? No, it's a bird, says N.Korea

Thursday  12:05,   25 may 2017
AFP

North Korea on Thursday accused the South of unleashing more than 450 machine gun rounds at a flock of birds in an "armed provocation" at the tense Demilitarized Zone.Seoul military officials initially suggested the item was a drone from[...]