News: Weird News

Wealthy dog owners in India are using matrimonial ads to find the perfect mates for their pets

Wednesday  18:56,   19 april 2017
Quartz

In a lane of Delhi’s tony Khan Market neighbourhood, there is a hard-to-miss matrimonial advertisement pinned to a wall that would fit right into the…On the same wall, another golden retriever advertises that he is seeking a fun-loving, beautiful,[...]

Egypt discovers 3,000-year-old tomb of nobleman

Wednesday  18:55,   19 april 2017
Reuters

Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of a nobleman from more than 3,000 years ago, the latest in a series of major discoveries of ancient relics that Egypt hopes will revive a tourist business that has been hit by political instability.[...]

Kindergarten Homework Question Stumps Parents

Wednesday  18:55,   19 april 2017
The Huffington Post

You’d think a 5-year-old’s homework would be easy enough for most parents to figure out, but this little girl’s assignment has grownups stumped. New York mom Royce Winnick posted a photo of her 5-year-old daughter’s take-home worksheet. The [...]

French 'human hen' artist hatches first chick

Wednesday  15:15,   19 april 2017
AFP

A French artist who has spent three weeks sitting on 10 eggs hatched his first chick Tuesday. Abraham Poincheval -- who made headlines last month after spending a week entombed inside an egg-shaped rock -- has hardly slept since he stepped inside a[...]

French 'human hen' artist hatches first chick

Wednesday  15:15,   19 april 2017
AFP

A French artist who has spent three weeks sitting on 10 eggs hatched his first chick Tuesday. Abraham Poincheval -- who made headlines last month after spending a week entombed inside an egg-shaped rock -- has hardly slept since he stepped inside a[...]

Disney's Newest Hotel Could Take You To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Wednesday  15:15,   19 april 2017
Refinery29

Disneyland and Walt Disney World's respective Star Wars Lands are set to open in 2019. But in addition to attractions, plenty of stormtroopers, and (very) long lines, there's some major news for die-hard Star Wars fans: WDW News Today reports[...]

Disney's Newest Hotel Could Take You To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Wednesday  15:15,   19 april 2017
Refinery29

Disneyland and Walt Disney World's respective Star Wars Lands are set to open in 2019. But in addition to attractions, plenty of stormtroopers, and (very) long lines, there's some major news for die-hard Star Wars fans: WDW News Today reports[...]

Woman confesses her crush with song titles on a Spotify playlist

Wednesday  15:10,   19 april 2017
The Daily Dot

We used to confess our secret crushes through mixtapes on cassette, or dumb little notes written on college-ruled notebook paper. (“Do you like me? Check one”.) But those days in firmly in the past. Now the kids are doing it with Spotify playlists[...]

Woman confesses her crush with song titles on a Spotify playlist

Wednesday  15:10,   19 april 2017
The Daily Dot

We used to confess our secret crushes through mixtapes on cassette, or dumb little notes written on college-ruled notebook paper. (“Do you like me? Check one”.) But those days in firmly in the past. Now the kids are doing it with Spotify playlists[...]

California Moves to Turn Freeway Traffic Into Electricity

Wednesday  11:30,   19 april 2017
Mental Floss

Gridlock could be turned into something useful.The California Energy Commission recently voted to put $2.3 million into two piezoelectricity projects, which convert pressure into power. One pilot will test a 200-foot-long piece of asphalt on[...]

This Hilarious Dad’s Response To His Daughter’s ‘Accident’ Is Perfect

Wednesday  08:05,   19 april 2017
The Huffington Post

The title for “best dad ever” just got some tough competition. On Friday, Ben Sowards, an artist, author and father from Utah, got a call from his wife that their 6-year-old daughter, Valerie, had “an accident” at school and needed to be picked up.[...]

Father Finds Bag Stuffed with $14,000 in Cash, Takes It to Police Station

Wednesday  08:05,   19 april 2017
Inside Edition

Dad doesn't think twice about turning in huge stash of cash he found on a roadside. What’s a family man to do when confronted with $14,000 in cash abandoned on the side of the road?With his two young sons hovering, Ohio resident Jake Bowers[...]

Dad of 5 Girls Is Hilariously Shocked in Delivery Room as His First Boy Is Born

Tuesday  19:15,   18 april 2017
Inside Edition

They didn't know the gender beforehand.Kennedy Zarour, of New Jersey, was ecstatic when doctors in the delivery room announced that his wife had just given birth to a baby[...]

These High School Girls Invented A Solar-Powered Shelter For The Homeless

Tuesday  19:15,   18 april 2017
The Huffington Post

When 12 junior and senior girls from San Fernando High School in California received a grant to develop an invention to solve a real-world problem, they decided to create a solar-powered shelter to help the homeless. Now for over a year,[...]

High School Junior Asks Herself to Prom - and She Says Yes!

Tuesday  14:26,   18 april 2017
Inside Edition

Lily Bilgrey, 17, said she was tired of seeing her friends worked up over how they were being asked to prom, or whether they would go with a date. If you want something done right, sometimes you just have to take matters into your own hands.That[...]