News: Weird News

Japanese airport dogged by runaway poodle

Monday  15:50,   09 october 2017
AFP

A poodle's dash for freedom briefly shut down one runway at a major Japanese airport Monday, forcing its owner to come out and catch the canine, police said. The fully-grown dog escaped at Tokyo's Haneda airport while cargo crews were loading[...]

Kitten Rescued With Homemade Pole After Being Trapped in Pipe, 25 Feet Underground

Monday  08:55,   09 october 2017
Inside Edition

"Animals don't always understand that we are there to help, so making the grab is never easy," one of the rescuers said.Los Angeles rescuers Ernesto Poblano and Felix Lopez were alerted to the scene last month by a geologist who could[...]

Kitten Rescued With Homemade Pole After Being Trapped in Pipe, 25 Feet Underground

Monday  08:55,   09 october 2017
Inside Edition

"Animals don't always understand that we are there to help, so making the grab is never easy," one of the rescuers said.Los Angeles rescuers Ernesto Poblano and Felix Lopez were alerted to the scene last month by a geologist who could[...]

Army soldier surprises little brother on stage at Carnegie Elementary School

Monday  08:45,   09 october 2017
MSN

Damon Chiodo expected a good grade when he turned in his essay about his personal hero. But as he read his report about his older brother, Devin Tomei, to his sixth-grade English class in the Carnegie Elementary School auditorium last week, he got a [...]

Army soldier surprises little brother on stage at Carnegie Elementary School

Monday  08:45,   09 october 2017
MSN

Damon Chiodo expected a good grade when he turned in his essay about his personal hero. But as he read his report about his older brother, Devin Tomei, to his sixth-grade English class in the Carnegie Elementary School auditorium last week, he got a [...]

Former mayor uses boxing to fight his Parkinson's

Monday  07:40,   09 october 2017
USA TODAY

 "I thought it was a death notice." To David Hollister, this was merely an unexpected distraction as the then Lansing mayor worked on his State of the City address and continued negotiations with General Motors to get[...]

Former mayor uses boxing to fight his Parkinson's

Monday  07:40,   09 october 2017
USA TODAY

 "I thought it was a death notice." To David Hollister, this was merely an unexpected distraction as the then Lansing mayor worked on his State of the City address and continued negotiations with General Motors to get[...]

Man Fakes Peanut Allergy Emergency to Propose to Nurse Girlfriend

Sunday  11:20,   08 october 2017
Inside Edition

Lauren Trulli, a nurse in New Jersey, jumped into action when she saw Tom Ciancia, who has a peanut allergy, being brought out on a stretcher. A prankster faked a medical emergency to propose to his girlfriend — but she still said yes.Lauren[...]

Man Fakes Peanut Allergy Emergency to Propose to Nurse Girlfriend

Sunday  11:20,   08 october 2017
Inside Edition

Lauren Trulli, a nurse in New Jersey, jumped into action when she saw Tom Ciancia, who has a peanut allergy, being brought out on a stretcher. A prankster faked a medical emergency to propose to his girlfriend — but she still said yes.Lauren[...]

Goats, Horses, Camels and More Gather for 'Blessing of the Animals' at Church Ceremony

Sunday  09:20,   08 october 2017
Inside Edition

The ceremony was held at a New York church. Several pet owners helped their pets embrace their spiritual side as they brought their animals to a New York church on Sunday.Ranging from a bearded dragon, to a horse, to baby chicks, animals gathered [...]

This Ikea-Themed Family Photo Shoot Is Adorable

Saturday  13:05,   07 october 2017
MSN

A Missouri family chose an unusual place to take photos together: Ikea. A Missouri family chose an unusual place to take photos together:[...]

Why This Mom Went Through 9 Hours of Cosmetic Surgery to Look Like Melania: 'She Is the Perfect Woman'

Saturday  13:05,   07 october 2017
Inside Edition

Claudia Sierra underwent plastic surgery from head to toe in an effort to look more like the first lady. This Houston mom has undergone plastic surgery in hopes of looking more like first lady Melania Trump.Claudia Sierra is an interior [...]

8 Strange Items Surgeons Have Removed From People's Bodies

Saturday  13:05,   07 october 2017
Mental Floss

Putting a live eel in your butt is probably going to create more problems than it solves.Traffic Cone Guy is but one example. Check out other instances of people who have had to have some awkward conversations with emergency room[...]

Kingwood teen's Harvey-themed homecoming invitation goes viral

Saturday  09:25,   07 october 2017
Houston Chronicle

A Kingwood Park High School freshman's creative invitation went viral after he used a Hurricane Harvey-related poem to ask a longtime friend to the Homecoming dance. Caleb Budde, 14, created a sign that read: "Roses are red; Violets are [...]

Ancient Treasures Discovered in 2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck

Saturday  09:25,   07 october 2017
Inside Edition

The bronze arm of a one-great statue has surfaced from the wreck off Antikythera, a tiny Greek isle. A sunken ship is providing treasure-hunting Greek researchers with priceless baubles more than 100 years after it was first discovered.The[...]