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News: Offbeat

Are There Any Synonyms for the Word Synonym?

Saturday  14:31,   15 december 2018
mentalfloss

Well, sort... >>>

Largest diamond ever found in North America is size of chicken egg

Saturday  14:31,   15 december 2018
msn

The largest diamond ever found in North America has been unearthed in Canada. The 552-carat yellow diamond was found at Diavik Diamond Mine, northeast of Yellowknife in October and measures about the size of a chicken-egg. “This incredible discovery >>>

Man offers his hand — and 64 paws — in marriage proposal

Saturday  14:31,   15 december 2018
nydailynews

A New Yorker’s big marriage proposal went to the dogs — and his fiancee couldn’t be happier. Credit Cards Are Now Offering 0% Interest Until 2020 Find out more on Finder Ad Finder.com.au Maurice Goldstein had been ready to pop the question to his... >>>

Explorer crosses South Pole in epic race across Antarctica

Saturday  12:06,   15 december 2018
nationalgeographic

Two men are dragging heavy sleds over the frozen continent's forbidding landscape in an extreme duel to make exploration... >>>

Plano, Texas Is Now Home to a Dog-Friendly Movie Theater

Saturday  12:06,   15 december 2018
mentalfloss

Owners are still responsible for clean... >>>

Monopoly is selling a version of its game centered around pizza and you better believe it comes in a pizza box

Saturday  12:06,   15 december 2018
msn

Monopoly Pizza is a real version of the real estate-trading Hasbro game that comes in a pizza box. INSIDER has the photos your pizza-loving heart... >>>

A woman just ran the world’s fastest 24-hour race

Saturday  08:45,   15 december 2018
qz

Thirty-three runners started running on a cool Saturday morning in Arizona. For 24 hours, they didn’t stop. When the sun rose the following Sunday,... >>>

How the shape of your skull can reveal Neanderthal DNA

Saturday  08:45,   15 december 2018
theweek.co.uk

Scientists uncover traces of Neanderthal genes linked with ‘less round brains’ in modern... >>>

This Hilarious Viral Tweet Mocks the Way “Real Men Really Live”

Friday  13:55,   14 december 2018
bestlifeonline

When Twitter user @Kathasty shared a photo of a boy's apartment and said "guys really live in apartments like this and don’t see any issue," it went... >>>

13 Things to Know About The World’s Oldest Santa School

Friday  13:55,   14 december 2018
mentalfloss

Every year, the world's best Santas visit Michigan's to attend the "Harvard of Santa... >>>

Rihanna hires lookalikes to test out eyebrow styles

Friday  13:55,   14 december 2018
starsinsider

Rihanna hires lookalikes to test out eyebrow styles Rihanna's eyebrows can make headlines alone, whether they're razor-thin lines like on the cover of British Vogue, or thick and messy like a werewolf's. She can rock them all, and yet she requires... >>>

Can You Find the Lost Items in This Santa's Workshop Puzzle?

Friday  12:20,   14 december 2018
mentalfloss

See how long it takes you to spot all six... >>>

102-year-old great-granny becomes 'oldest' skydiver

Friday  08:06,   14 december 2018
msn

A 102-year-old great-grandmother is believed to have become the world's oldest skydiver after plunging 14,000 feet (4,300 metres) through the South Australian sky. Centenarian adrenaline junkie Irene O'Shea said she "felt normal" after a 220... >>>

Woman Finds 13-Foot Python in Her Bed, Tosses It Out and Goes Back to Sleep

Friday  08:06,   14 december 2018
insideedition

"I just needed it to be out of my room so I could get some sleep," said Katjana Shoyer, 25, of Queensland. Nothing can interrupt a good night’s sleep for this Australian woman – not even a massive python that snuck into her bed. Katjana Shoyer, 25,... >>>

Santa on the naughty list after 'swearing at children'

Friday  08:06,   14 december 2018
news.sky

A Santa Claus has been criticised by parents after he allegedly swore at children. The Santa, whose human alias has not been revealed, had been in his grotto at a family event in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, when fire alarms were activated by smoke from >>>