News: Weird News

Man accused of driving lawn mower drunk, cutting someone else's grass

Tuesday  13:11,   08 may 2018
usatoday

It's not the first time Barry Ridge has been charged with operating a lawn mower while intoxicated. He's still awaiting trial on the first arrest from April.On Saturday, officers pulled over Barry Ridge, 46, of Franklin, Ind., while he was[...]

Meet Kylie Jenner's hot bodyguard who is stealing the internet's heart with his good looks

Tuesday  13:11,   08 may 2018
msn

Tim Chung — an LA-based police officer and part-time model — has worked for Jenner since as early as 2016, but he's currently all anyone can talk about on social media after a photo of him recently resurfaced and went viral.- Not satisfied with[...]

Man Has Eaten 30,000 Big Macs, Breaks World Record

Tuesday  09:56,   08 may 2018
insideedition

He said he loves the sandwich.Don Gorske has been eating Big Macs for more than 46 years and has set the record for most Big Macs consumed in the Guinness Book of World[...]

Dog Surprises Meteorologist by Walking on Set During Weather Forecast

Tuesday  09:56,   08 may 2018
insideedition

Meteorologist Josh Judge of WMUR didn't even know there was a dog in the studio.Meteorologist Josh Judge of WMUR was in the middle of reporting the weekend forecast when Bella, his co-anchor Amy Coveno's dog, walked on[...]

This man avoids rent by living in a sandcastle

Monday  13:46,   07 may 2018
msn

We’ve all likely wished that we could get out of paying rent. We’ve all likely wished that we could get out of paying[...]

This optical illusion looks like Ben Stiller or Beyoncé — and it's creeping out the internet

Monday  09:26,   07 may 2018
msn

This optical illusion looks like Ben Stiller or Beyoncé — and it's creeping out the internet"The Late Late Show" host James Corden tweeted a photo of the illusion on Wednesday. Originally created by Reddit user Shikaca, the image has gone viral[...]

This couple just got Bill Murray to reveal the gender of their baby on a golf course

Sunday  12:25,   06 may 2018
msn

Gender reveals are a seemingly nice idea, but when you think about it they are a little cheesy and problematic. Like, does it really matter if everyone makes a song or dance about the gender of the baby before it's born? It didn't bother[...]

About Time: five countries with eccentric time-keeping

Sunday  08:30,   06 may 2018
afp

North Korea is not alone in its penchant for setting its own time. Geopolitics, economics and the whims of kings and strongmen have seen meridian-meddling across the world -- challenging the theory of 24 time zones pegged to Greenwich Mean Time,[...]

Champagne garden marks Essex couple's lottery win

Sunday  08:30,   06 may 2018
news.sky

A couple who won £3m on a scratchcard have spent three days mowing a celebratory champagne bottle and two glasses into their lawn. Sue Richards, 51, and her partner Barry Maddox, 58, won the prize two years ago and moved into their dream home in[...]

Mexicans celebrate patron saint of drug traffickers

Saturday  15:25,   05 may 2018
afp

Bearing offerings, his followers file through the three-room chapel, whose walls are covered with dollar bills and messages of prayer and thanks. One man wore a t-shirt with Malverde's pencil-mustached face stamped next to that of Joaquin "El Chapo" [...]

475-Million-Year-Old Sea Creature Fossil Found Intact

Friday  11:57,   04 may 2018
ibtimes

Trilobites were one of the most successful early creatures and died out well before the dinosaurs appeared.Ryleigh Taylor was strolling along the shoreline of a lake in East Tennessee when she saw something strange lying on a rock. The structure[...]

Doctors Pull 14 Worms From Woman's Bile Duct

Thursday  10:12,   03 may 2018
insideedition

And they were[...]

Airport Cleaner Discovers Seven Gold Bars in the Trash

Thursday  05:50,   03 may 2018
newsweek

South Korea operates a "finders keepers" law on lost and found property.The man, whose full name was not revealed in the South Korean press, found seven gold bars worth 350 million won (approximately $325,000) in a trash can last week and, [...]

A teen used 'Grey's Anatomy' to write a hidden message in her senior quote and, honestly, it's iconic

Thursday  05:50,   03 may 2018
msn

But Krysta Montoya, an 18-year-old high senior from Albuquerque, New Mexico, knew she wanted to make a bold statement with her senior quote. She explained her coded "Grey's Anatomy" reference in a now-viral Tweet.- People didn't know[...]

New Zealand getting peeved at being left off world maps

Thursday  05:50,   03 may 2018
news.sky

New Zealand has launched a tourism campaign exploring a question that has bothered the country for years: why is it frequently left off world maps? A tongue-in-cheek clip shows PM Jacinda Ardern and comedian Rhys Darby exploring why the nation[...]