News: Weird News

Doctors Pull 14 Worms From Woman's Bile Duct

Thursday  10:12,   03 may 2018
insideedition

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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[...]

Dog and her giant fluffy mouse ears quickly become an internet sensation

Thursday  03:42,   03 may 2018
aol

We're about to introduce you to your latest Instagram crush -- one furball the internet has quickly fallen in love with! Meet Goma, the 4-year-old Maltese and Papillon mix out of Tokyo, Japan. The white pup and her giant gray mouse ears [...]

Mysterious Sea Creatures Wash Up on Barcelona Beaches

Thursday  03:42,   03 may 2018
newsweek

<p>Barcelona’s beaches have been carpeted with thousands of mysterious jellyfish-like creatures, turning the city’s white sands a rich shade of blue, thelocal.es reported.</p>Fortunately the animals, identified as Velella velella, are[...]

French President in 'delicious' faux pas on tour Down Under

Thursday  03:42,   03 may 2018
reuters

Macron and Turnbull had navigated their way through several sensitive diplomatic issues at a news conference in Sydney on Wednesday, only for the president to make the lingual slip while making closing remarks in English. He thanked Turnbull and his [...]

Banned Fan Goes to Great Lengths to Watch Soccer Game by Renting a Crane

Wednesday  10:10,   02 may 2018
time

Nothing can stop the world’s most dedicated sports fan from supporting his beloved team.&nbsp;Ali Demirkaya, a soccer fan in Turkey who was banned from Denizli Atatürk stadium for unspecified reasons, has taken the only reasonable course to[...]

Iraqi man uses campaign fever to win back his sweetheart

Wednesday  10:10,   02 may 2018
afp

Taking advantage of nation-wide elections, one Iraqi man has emptied his pockets to panel Baghdad with posters to campaign for love and win back his ex-fiancee. "I've loved this women for two years. We were engaged and planned on getting married... [...]

More Than 60 Roller Coaster Riders Left Upside Down as Universal Studios Ride Gets Stuck

Wednesday  05:40,   02 may 2018
insideedition

The ride in Japan reportedly became stuck some 65 to 100 feet above the ground.The ride in Universal Studios Japan in Osaka made an emergency stop Tuesday afternoon, leaving more than 60 passengers dangling[...]

Meet a New Species of One of the Strangest Birds on the Planet

Wednesday  05:40,   02 may 2018
mentalfloss

Meet a New Species of One of the Strangest Birds on the PlanetWhile the bird was long thought to be a single species, researchers from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology recently identified a new species, the[...]

Wood you like a drink? Japan team invents 'wood alcohol'

Tuesday  16:00,   01 may 2018
afp

Discerning drinkers may soon be able to branch out after Japanese researchers said Tuesday they have invented a way of producing an alcoholic drink made from wood.&nbsp;The researchers at Japan's Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute[...]

Giant alligator nearly the size of a car stops traffic on Texas highway

Tuesday  10:05,   01 may 2018
foxnews

A giant alligator nearly the length of a small family car was captured in Cleveland, TX. early Monday morning as it attempted to cross highway 59, near the Whataburger restaurant.The gator, which measured in at 11 feet, 6 inches, was first spotted[...]

Can You Solve the ‘Pink Triangle’ Math Problem That's Stumping the Internet?

Tuesday  05:35,   01 may 2018
mentalfloss

You might want to grab a piece of paper and a pencil for this one.The question he poses is a simple one, albeit deceptively so: What fraction is[...]

Donkey receives admit card, leaves Twitter users baffled

Tuesday  05:35,   01 may 2018
ibtimes.co.in

After a cow, a donkey has now been issued an admit card to sit for a recruitment test for naib tehsildars in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident has gone viral on social media.According to Press Trust of India (PTI), a prankster seemed to have filled up [...]