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News: Weird News

Wikipedia Is Digitally 'Preserving' Items Destroyed in the Brazil National Museum Fire

Saturday  10:50,   15 september 2018
mentalfloss

Up to 20 million artifacts were lost.The online encyclopedia has made a public plea for crowdsourced photos of objects from the museum, Open Culture reports. In response, thousands of photos of colorful moths, Egyptian mummies, ancient masks, and...[...]

This dog got so jealous of his fellow pup's ear drops that his family pretends he needs them too — and it's the sweetest thing you'll see all day

Friday  14:51,   14 september 2018
msn

This dog thinks he needs ear medicine, because the other dog in his family does — so his family goes along with the ruse so he doesn't feel bad.-His family doesn't want him to feel left out, so when he arrives for his dose, they pretend to give...[...]

'At least they won't ask if it is his!' Dad accidentally orders a credit card with a huge picture of his own FACE on it - and the blunder quickly goes viral after his daughter mocked him online

Friday  14:50,   14 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Twitter users @roasted_weenie posted pictures of her dad's credit card online. His bank asked if he wanted his face on his new credit card and he said 'yes'.Twitter user @roasted_weenie posted pictures of her dad's credit card online...[...]

People want Nicolas Cage to replace Henry Cavill as the new Superman

Friday  09:51,   14 september 2018
msn

Yesterday the movie world was dealt a shocking blow as they learned that Henry Cavill will apparently no longer be playing Superman. We know, gutting isn't...[...]

Inside the Divorce Hotel, the Ultimate Weekend Getaway for Couples Looking to End Their Marriage

Friday  09:50,   14 september 2018
insideedition

The experience comes with a mediator and, of course, separate rooms.Blake and Stevee Tiernan checked into the Divorce Hotel, a place where you come in married and leave...[...]

This dog stole a human pair of dentures — and the photos are the best thing you'll see all day

Friday  09:05,   14 september 2018
msn

A dog named Maggie pulled a hilarious prank on her owner — she stole his dentures and tried them on. See the priceless photos for yourself.Maggie's owner Eunice obviously knew what she had to do - take tons of hilarious...[...]

73,000-Year-Old Doodle May Be World's Oldest Drawing

Thursday  16:15,   13 september 2018
nationalgeographic

A flake of stone from a cave in South Africa has experts debating when humans developed distinctly modern pursuits.Now, that stone has been discovered by an international team of archaeologists who are calling it the earliest known drawing in...[...]

Fishermen Caught a 10,500-Year-Old Giant Irish Elk Skull—Antlers and All

Thursday  16:15,   13 september 2018
mentalfloss

The species has long been extinct.As Smithsonian reports, Raymond McElroy and Charlie Coyle were fishing in Ireland's Lough Neagh, a lake near the town of Ardboe, when they thought their net had snagged on a piece of driftwood. However, when they...[...]

Fighting pythons drop from ceiling into family's home, snake catcher captures attack in live video

Thursday  16:15,   13 september 2018
usatoday

An Australian snake catcher captured video of two coastal carpet pythons attacking each other inside a family's spare bedroom.It all went down, literally, after the male snakes fell from a ceiling duct inside a home in a western Brisbane...[...]

Canadian student emails 246 Nicoles hoping to find lost connection

Thursday  15:44,   13 september 2018
msn

Boy meets girl, girl gives boy wrong number: some people might take it as a hint, but one Canadian student decided it was a challenge. He emailed 246 women at the University of Calgary with the first name "Nicole" in search of the one he had met the [...]

Bizarre Husband-Calling Contest at Iowa State Fair Crowns the State's Best Barker

Thursday  15:44,   13 september 2018
insideedition

The winner takes home $5 and a ribbon.At the Iowa State Fair, you can take home a ribbon for screaming at your...[...]

More Than 800 Egyptian Tombs Revealed in Ancient Burial Ground

Thursday  15:44,   13 september 2018
nationalgeographic

For thousands of years, a necropolis has been lurking under the desert near the village of Lisht in Egypt, just south of Al Ayyat.But many of the site's ancient tombs have long been concealed under feet of sand—until...[...]

You Could Get Paid $2000 to Binge-Watch 100 Hours of TV This October

Thursday  15:44,   13 september 2018
mentalfloss

Put your television-watching experience to good use.As the website's professional binge-watcher, you will be responsible for judging the quality of seven major streaming platforms—including DIRECTV NOW, fuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, Philo, PlayStation...[...]

Bear saved after getting his head stuck in milk can

Thursday  15:44,   13 september 2018
news.sky

A bear has been freed after getting his head stuck in a milk can. Firefighters were called to help after a conservation officer encountered the grizzly sight in Minnesota.The young black male bear's head was stuck inside an old 10 gallon (38 litre)...[...]

Special delivery! Young woman gives birth to baby girl during visit to pizza shop

Thursday  15:44,   13 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The woman walked into Coco's Pizza at Penfield, in north Adelaide, and asked staff to call her an ambulance - before workers used their delivery experience to help with the birth of the baby girl.The woman, believed to be 17, walked into Coco's...[...]