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News: Offbeat

Norway makes rare discovery of Viking ship traces

Monday  14:27,   15 october 2018
msn

Archaeologists said on Monday they have found what they believe are traces of a Viking ship buried in southeast Norway, a rare discovery that could shed light on the skilled navigators' expeditions in the Middle Ages. The boatlike shape was... >>>

The Wild History of Poison Rings

Monday  12:52,   15 october 2018
thedailybeast

A favorite decoration of both assassins and generals, 'poison rings' could conceal perfume, tiny momentos—or something far more deadly.While this might sound crazy to 21st-century minds, jewellery was used as the first line of defense... >>>

A Finnish Tourism Company Is Hiring Professional Christmas Elves

Monday  09:30,   15 october 2018
mentalfloss

Recruits will be trained in "elfing."Lapland Safaris is a tourism company that organizes activities like snowmobiling, Northern Lights-gazing, skiing, and ice-fishing. The elf employees will be responsible for leading guests to their buses and... >>>

'Crotch Sniffin' Ale'? These breweries are serving up beer for your dog

Monday  09:30,   15 october 2018
usatoday

Good Boy Dog Beer in Houston is brewing a dog beverage that not only promotes health but also allows owners to share an experience with their pets.Megan scoured the internet looking for remedies, but none seemed to do the... >>>

'I need a girl like you!' Father and his two-year-old daughter go viral after appearing in an adorable home video that shows them lip-syncing in perfect time to Maroon 5 in a bathroom mirror

Monday  09:03,   15 october 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Trina Wesson, who's based in Oregon, shared a video last week of her husband lip syncing with their daughter, Myla, after bath time. Bath time might always need to entail lip syncing into the mirror at the end for one adorable dad and... >>>

Gay penguins become internet sensation after rearing an egg together

Sunday  13:30,   14 october 2018
msn

Two male penguins at a Sydney aquarium have won the hearts of the internet after falling in love and rearing an egg. Sphen and Magic, who are collectively known as 'Sphenic', started to become close before penguin breeding season, after staff... >>>

Veterinarians saved a tarantula named Spidey that got trapped in duct tape and the internet is falling in love with him

Sunday  13:27,   14 october 2018
msn

When Spidey the tarantula got into a spot of trouble with a piece of duct tape, veterinarians at Newark Veterinary Hospital in Ohio came to the rescue .Spidey's legs got tangled in a piece of duct tape, and his owner was worried that if they pulled... >>>

This man's offer to buy a pool table from someone online was irresistible for the most hilarious reason

Sunday  13:27,   14 october 2018
msn

We all know the feeling of watching an item that you really want on eBay or Facebook Marketplace only to miss out at the final moment. It's a gutting sensation and you just wish you could turn back the hands of time and just bid that tiny bit... >>>

A bride-to-be posted a Facebook rant answering 'ridiculous' questions about her wedding — and people think it's so relatable

Sunday  10:03,   14 october 2018
msn

Wedding planning can be stressful, which is probably why one bride who'd been pushed to her limit posted a long Facebook status answering a series of "ridiculous" questions about her upcoming nuptials. "The amount of questions I have been... >>>

23 Weirdest Things You Can Be Allergic To

Sunday  10:03,   14 october 2018
bestlifeonline

Most of us know someone who's allergic to bees, but there are also some weird allergies out there, with some of them being almost too bizarre to... >>>

Species that have gone extinct in our lifetime

Saturday  14:52,   13 october 2018
msn

A look at man's impact on animal species such as Javan Tiger, Western black rhinoceros and Eastern... >>>

Snail 99 million years old stunningly preserved in amber

Saturday  14:52,   13 october 2018
cnet

A snail trapped in time with its squishy parts amazingly intact offers a surprising peek into ancient history.An international team is investigating a remarkable juvenile snail trapped in amber. They estimate the creature to be about 99 million... >>>

Elon Musk said he is releasing a brand of tequila and it is called 'Teslaquila'

Saturday  14:52,   13 october 2018
msn

Elon Musk's awkward year just keeps getting more and more embarrassing. Now, to top it all off, he is releasing his own brand of tequila, which is 'the' most mid-life crisis thing we've ever... >>>

Holy Sh*t -Urban Outfitters Is Selling a Glitter Toilet Seat Fit For a Princess

Saturday  11:53,   13 october 2018
popsugar

Does going to the bathroom feel more boring than usual... >>>

Meet the 107-Year-Old Barber Who Has Been Cutting Hair for 97 Years

Saturday  11:53,   13 october 2018
insideedition

His 81-year-old son is among his loyal clients.At 107, Anthony Mancinelli still works full time and has no intention of slowing... >>>