News: Weird News

People Are Going Nuts for This "Harry Potter" Sorting Hat Candle

Monday  07:25,   16 october 2017
Good Housekeeping

It reveals which Hogwarts house you belong to as it burns!And there's a new kind of candleHarry Potter fans everywhere can't get enough of. (They seriously can't get enough ... because of high demand, it's only available as a January[...]

Fruit, prawns off the menu at China's austere party Congress

Monday  07:25,   16 october 2017
Reuters

No free fruit in hotel rooms, no free hair cuts and no prawns on the menu - delegates at this week's Communist Party Congress in China can expect austere treatment.Part of Xi's fight against deep-seated graft has been to ensure officials are not [...]

Just for Kicks: Middle School Kids Surprised With Soccer Uniforms and Equipment

Sunday  18:10,   15 october 2017
Inside Edition

The newly formed team went on to win their first match in their striking new uniforms. A group of kids in Philadelphia were seen jumping out of their seats with excitement at a school assembly after it was announced they were getting brand[...]

Just for Kicks: Middle School Kids Surprised With Soccer Uniforms and Equipment

Sunday  18:10,   15 october 2017
Inside Edition

The newly formed team went on to win their first match in their striking new uniforms. A group of kids in Philadelphia were seen jumping out of their seats with excitement at a school assembly after it was announced they were getting brand[...]

Hatchet throwing a new pastime in America

Sunday  13:51,   15 october 2017
AFP

What better, safer way to have fun than drink beer and throw a hatchet? This is now a thing in America, a new pastime, and it's spreading.On a busy Friday night at Stumpy's Hatchet House in New Jersey, it sounds like this: the thud of the blade[...]

Mom Transforms Baby Into Wonder Woman For Fierce Photo Shoot

Sunday  13:50,   15 october 2017
MSN

Mary Grace Pingoy is such big a Wonder Woman fan much she’s already passing down her love for the superhero to her baby daughter. 2/9 SLIDES © Mary Grace Pingoy of jmotivephotographycom “I want my daughter to know[...]

Asterix illustration sells for record 1.4 million euros

Sunday  13:50,   15 october 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

An original illustration for the cover of one of the early Asterix comic books sold for a record 1.4 million euros (1.7 million dollars) at auction on Friday, more than seven times its expected price, an auction house[...]

15 Celebrity LookAlikes That Will Blow Your Mind

Saturday  18:12,   14 october 2017
Good Housekeeping

It's true! Everyone does have a[...]

15 Celebrity LookAlikes That Will Blow Your Mind

Saturday  18:11,   14 october 2017
Good Housekeeping

It's true! Everyone does have a[...]

Baltimore middle-schoolers’ viral rendition of “Rise Up” helps soothe a troubled nation

Saturday  14:42,   14 october 2017
The Washington Post

"For this song to have inspired hope and happiness, it just makes me happy.” The four soloists in the video, in order of appearance, were Young (sixth grade), John Paige (sixth grade), Bryana Hardison (fourth grade, and Kenyatta’s daughter) and [...]

Chocolate teacake travels to space

Saturday  14:42,   14 october 2017
Sky News

A chocolate teacake has been launched into space from Glasgow, as part of an experiment to spark people's imagination about science.Terry, a Tunnock's teacake made of marshmallow and chocolate, was lifted into the atmosphere and reached a peak[...]

World's 'unluckiest' flight 666 makes final flight to HEL on Friday the 13th

Saturday  14:41,   14 october 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

Passengers boarded the world's 'unluckiest' flight, numbered 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th, for the last time. In an unfortunate and sinister series of coincidences, travelers flying between Copenhagen and Helsinki,[...]

Airline Passenger Grabs Intercom and Breaks Out Into Song After Delay at Airport

Saturday  12:00,   14 october 2017
Inside Edition

The incident has been viewed more than 15 million times on Facebook.The unidentified man was among passengers waiting for their flight at Louis Armstrong Airport in New Orleans on Sept. 24 when he decided to ease the frustration by belting out a[...]

Kindhearted Stranger Walks Around Randomly Handing Out $100 Bills

Saturday  08:20,   14 october 2017
Inside Edition

He is doing it to spread some kindness, and he hopes it inspires others. Some pedestrians couldn’t believe their luck as a complete stranger handed them $100.The generous man's name is Jeff Buell and he lives in upstate New York.He believes the[...]

This guy Photoshopped himself into his childhood photos so he could hang out with his younger self

Saturday  08:10,   14 october 2017
MSN

Montreal-based photographer Conor Nickerson has a stunning collection in which he Photoshops himself into his old family photos from circa 1997 to 2005.Photographer Conor Nickerson is going viral for Photoshopping himself into his old family[...]