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News: Weird News

Serb spends 36 years collecting currencies, one short

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
msn

His day job is working as a locksmith but out of hours Zoran Milosevic's passion is to hunt down rare coins and bank notes as part of a 36-year quest to collect all the currencies of the world. At his home in the northern Serbian village of...[...]

'Dancing Doc' Helps Pediatric Patients Smile Through the Pain

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
insideedition

Tony Adkins' slick moves have earned him the nickname "Dancing Doc."This California man keeps his patients smiling every day by busting a...[...]

A sci-fi fan from the Netherlands won an entire bookstore in Wales

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
msn

Bookends bookstore owner Paul Morris could have sold the shop for £30,000 ($39,000), but decided instead to raffle it off to someone who dreamed of running the store. -Science-fiction fan Ceisjan Van Heerden, 30, will take over Bookends in Cardigan, [...]

Ryan Gosling Stops by Cafe After Campaign for His Visit Went Viral

Thursday  13:34,   13 september 2018
usmagazine

Ryan Gosling hasn’t forgotten his Canadian roots. Joelle Murray, the owner of Grinder Coffee in Toronto’s east end, began a campaign to get the Blue Valentine star in her establishment during the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) where the...[...]

A restaurant gave a birthday discount to 109-year-old woman — and ended up owing her money

Tuesday  14:08,   11 september 2018
washingtonpost

The owner of the Montana Club extended the birthday discount — 1 percent for every year of a person's life. At age 109, Helen Self got a free meal, plus a dollar and change back.When she turned 108, she was named one of Montana’s two oldest...[...]

Discovery of dog saves Oregon man from sex-crime conviction

Tuesday  14:08,   11 september 2018
msn

The discovery of a black Labrador named Lucy led to the unraveling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence. Joshua Horner, a plumber from the central Oregon town of Redmond, was convicted on...[...]

Man buys Slim Jims for his dog, lottery ticket, wins $10M

Tuesday  09:40,   11 september 2018
msn

A New York man will be living large thanks to his decision to buy some Slim Jims for his dog. New York Lottery officials say Monday that 73-year-old Dale Farrand recently won the $10 million prize on a Cash Spectacular scratch-off...[...]

A couple had a giant baby jump out of a box at their gender reveal party — and people are obsessed

Tuesday  09:40,   11 september 2018
msn

Yessenia and Eric of Houston, Texas, wanted to do something unique for their gender reveal party, so they enlisted the help of a family member to dress as a giant dancing baby. For obvious reasons, the zany video has gone viral.Take, for example,...[...]

Somebody actually rented this studio with a toilet in its kitchen

Monday  13:55,   10 september 2018
msn

It's no secret that rental costs worldwide are gradually becoming more and more crippling.In the UK alone we're constantly bombarded with headlines bemoaning the effects of gentrification, the never-ending homelessness crisis (the government has [...]

Does This Dog Have The World's Most Epic Beard?

Monday  13:41,   10 september 2018
insideedition

Kids often stop to admire Nuts on the street.Nuts, a 2-year-old griffon living in Moscow, Russia, often gets stares and compliments anywhere he...[...]

Can you spot the leopard? Spotted beast is perfectly camouflaged by a watering hole in Masai Mara park

Monday  13:41,   10 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Taken in Kenya's spectacular Masai Mara national park, the image shows a typical watering hole surrounded by a rocky outcrop. But somewhere in the image a leopard is hiding.  It was so discreet in fact that even photographer, Ingo Gerlach,...[...]

Is This the Largest Puppy in the World?

Monday  13:41,   10 september 2018
insideedition

At nearly 100 pounds, Arnie, a 5-month-old Great Dane, weighs about as much as a baby hippo.The five-month-old puppy, which weighs nearly 100 pounds, and growing, may just be Britain’s biggest...[...]

Can you guess if these facts are true or false?

Monday  09:40,   10 september 2018
msn

Take this quiz to find out some interesting facts from around the...[...]

Barack Obama reveals he once got kicked out of Disneyland for smoking

Monday  09:34,   10 september 2018
msn

Is it possible for Barack Obama to become more likeable? On Saturday, he addressed a gathered crowd in Anaheim, California, and told a story about a time from his student days, when he was kicked out of Disneyland's Magic Kingdom for...[...]

Refugee Rocket Scientist Lands Job After Canary Wharf Job Hunt Goes Viral

Monday  09:34,   10 september 2018
huffingtonpost.co.uk

A former refugee with a rocket science degree who stood outside Canary Wharf station with a sign looking for work starts his new job tomorrow.  Mohamed Elbarkey landed a job with Milamber Ventures, a specialist business incubator based in...[...]