News: Weird News

Toy-telligence the smart choice for children at Christmas

Thursday  18:50,   12 october 2017
Reuters

Tyler the Playful Tiger, who roars, purrs and moves during play is among a group of animatronic toys tipped to be the most in demand for Christmas, according to the world's oldest toy shop.Tyler the Playful Tiger, who roars, purrs and moves[...]

Houston baby smashes Whataburger instead of cake in first birthday photo shoot

Thursday  11:48,   12 october 2017
Houston Chronicle

If you're going to be covered in ketchup for your first birthday photos, it had better be fancy ketchup. If you're going to be covered in ketchup for your first birthday photos, it had better be fancy[...]

Why Millions of Dollars in Gold End Up in Sewers Every Year

Thursday  11:46,   12 october 2017
Time

Millions of dollars worth of gold and silver are flushed away in Switzerland each year, a new study has found. More than $3 million of precious metals are found annually in sewage from more than 60 wastewater treatment plants in[...]

Artist Turns Life With Her Husband And Dog Into Super Relatable Comics

Thursday  09:20,   12 october 2017
MSN

The artist behind the funny and totally adorable BFGFS comic series uses everyday life with her husband and dog as inspiration for her work. “They are based on real life with some exaggerations,” Pat, who prefers to use only her first name, [...]

People can't tell if these sneakers are pink or gray — but there's a simple way to find the truth

Thursday  09:20,   12 october 2017
MSN

The internet is divided over the true color of a pair of Vans sneakers. However, the answer is clear.- People can't tell if a pair of Vans sneakers is pink and white or gray and[...]

Bride Who Thought She Couldn't Conceive Hosts Gender Reveal at Her Wedding

Thursday  09:20,   12 october 2017
Inside Edition

Bride Meagan Bingham, 25, said doctors told her as a teenager she may never be able to have kids. A bride and groom celebrated the beginning of their new family by hosting a surprise gender reveal during their wedding.Bride Meagan[...]

Van wedged into cottage wall after crash

Thursday  06:25,   12 october 2017
Sky News

A van has crashed into a 16th century cottage in Bedfordshire, smashing through its front door and becoming lodged in the wall. The vehicle flew over a hedge after coming off the road on a bend.The driver, a 34-year-old man, has been arrested and[...]

A woman ordered a pair of high-waisted pants in her size online — and was shocked to find they were the entire length of her body

Thursday  06:25,   12 october 2017
MSN

A 5-foot-2 hairdresser ordered pants in her usual size from PrettyLittleThing, and was shocked when they turned out to be the whole length of her body.- A 5-foot-2 woman ordered a pair of pants in her usual size from PrettyLittleThing, a popular[...]

Mom Who Lost Her Eye to Cancer Starts Business Making Bejeweled Eye Patches

Thursday  06:25,   12 october 2017
Inside Edition

Toni Crews, 27, chose to have her eye removed as the best treatment. A young mom who lost an eye to cancer is now making bejeweled eye patches to boost her confidence.Toni Crews, 27, was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer in her tear[...]

Dog lover Putin gets top breed pup as gift from Turkmen leader

Thursday  06:25,   12 october 2017
Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin, a dog lover, received a top breed puppy as a belated birthday gift on Wednesday from Turkmenistan's president who is keen to recover lost Russian markets for Turkmen gas. "We have a common friend - this is the[...]

Spike in crime: Singaporean guilty of toothpicks in bus seats

Wednesday  19:49,   11 october 2017
AFP

A 60-year-old Singaporean pleaded guilty to "mischief" Wednesday after he was caught sticking toothpicks in bus seats, a case that highlights the tightly-controlled country's tough approach to even minor crimes. The city-state, whose[...]

Spike in crime: Singaporean guilty of toothpicks in bus seats

Wednesday  19:49,   11 october 2017
AFP

A 60-year-old Singaporean pleaded guilty to "mischief" Wednesday after he was caught sticking toothpicks in bus seats, a case that highlights the tightly-controlled country's tough approach to even minor crimes. The city-state, whose[...]

Gold leaf from Napoleon's crown to go under hammer

Wednesday  19:41,   11 october 2017
AFP

A golden laurel leaf from Napoleon's crown is to go under the hammer next month, an auction house said Wednesday. The French leader crowned himself emperor at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris in 1804, famously taking the Roman-style laurel[...]

Would-be car thief abandons Hulk hands on steering wheel

Wednesday  15:51,   11 october 2017
New York Daily News

A man spotted sitting inside a Pasco, Washington resident's vehicle early Monday morning quickly fled after being confronted, only to leave behind a set of Styrofoam Hulk hands still clutching the wheel, KOMO reports. A man spotted[...]

This wavy floor is actually a mind-boggling optical illusion that stops people from running in the hallway

Wednesday  15:40,   11 october 2017
MSN

UK-based tile company Casa Ceramica is going viral for its custom floor design, which looks like it has a giant dent, but is actually completely flat.- UK-based tile company Casa Ceramica is going viral for its custom floor[...]