Monday , 26 June 2017

Odd News

Man spends over 9 hours scrolling to bottom of Excel spreadsheet

A man from Oklahoma, USA posted a video online answering the question of how long it would take to manually scroll to the bottom of a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Hunter Hobbs said in his YouTube post that he took on the “the dumbest challenge ever that someone had to do” because …

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US firefighters rescue dog whose head was trapped in car wheel

A playful dog was rescued from a bizarre situation when fire crews in Montana, USA pried him out of the wheel of his owner’s car. Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department shared photos of Blaze, the curious puppy, who managed to get his head stuck in the tire while his owner wasn’t looking. …

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1,941 people float on Argentina lake all for World Record

Nearly 2,000 people joined hands and floated atop a lake in Argentina to break a Guinness World Record for a human “free-floating line.” A Guinness adjudicator confirmed 1,941 people formed the “free-floating line” in Buenos Aires’ saltwater Lake Epecuen Sunday.   The participants were required to join hands and float …

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Girl breaks record by singing national anthems in 76 host countries

A Canadian girl has set a world record by traveling across the globe to perform national anthems in their host countries. Capri Everitt, 11, has traveled from her home in Ottawa, Ontario to 76 different countries to claim the Guinness World Record for “Most national anthems sung in their host …

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US woman stabs date, tries to eat his heart

An American woman set up a date at a Washington state hotel Sunday night with the intent of killing a man she met online and eating his heart, police said. The suspect later told detectives that the gruesome plan was just one step in her bid to become a serial killer, according …

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Kangaroo jumps over sprinting cyclist

An Australian cyclist’s video camera captured the moment a kangaroo jumped over one of his riding companions and clipped the man’s helmet. Peter James Roberts posted a video to Facebook showing footage from his Sunday ride with some friends in Humbug Scrub, South Australia.   The video, which shows a …

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Woman calls police to report drug dealer’s ‘outrageous’ price increase

An Australian woman called local police to report that her drug dealer had drastically increased the price of marijuana. Northern Territory Police said they received the call from the woman on Sunday when she complained her drug dealer had asked for more money for marijuana than usual.   “Completely offended, …

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Seal jumps on back of moving boat to get snacks from toddler

A toddler taking a boat tour in Mexico was filmed feeding fish to a curious seal that jumped up on the back of the boat. The video, posted to YouTube by Shane Hort, shows a young girl named Mia coming face to face with a seal that jumped up on …

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Dutch zoo makes ‘Tinder for orangutans’

A zoo in the Netherlands hopes to increase mating in orangutans by allowing females to select their mate using a touch screen. Apenheul primate park in Apeldoorn implemented the four-year program known as “Tinder for orangutans” to gain insight on how female orangutans choose their mates so the zoo can …

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Snake crawls into woman’s pierced ear lobe

An woman from Oregon, USA went to the emergency room after her pet ball python crawled into the hole in her ear. Ashley Glawe shared a photo of her pet ball python, Bart, dangling from her ear as she waited inside a emergency room.   “It all happened so fast …

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Rainstorm Leaves Ghana’s Parliament Without A Roof

Proceedings at Ghana’s Parliament ended abruptly after an intense rainstorm ripped off parts of the building’s rooftop as staff scampered to get buckets to collect water from affected areas. The building was only renovated two years ago but the rainstorm flooded the building, damaging several equipment damaged.

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Man Takes Out Newspaper Ad To Disown Daughter & Wife Following Paternity Test

A Nigerian man, Olaniran Anthony took out a newspaper advert in The Guardian newspaper to publicly disown Olanike Keji after a paternity test showed he could have been the father of the baby. He also disowned his wife, Boladale Arike.

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World’s first 3D-printed bridge erected in Spain

The world’s first printed footbridge has been erected in Madrid, Spain by a team made up of the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) and contractor Acciona. With a total length of 12m and a width of 1.75m, the bridge was printed using micro-reinforced concrete. It was completed last …

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3 die in Spain after mountain of clothes falls on them

A Spanish couple and their 12-year-old daughter died after hundreds of kilos of clothes they were stocking in boxes fell on them while they slept, a local daily reported on Sunday. The couple, who lived in the south-eastern city of Alicante, were keeping the clothes in boxes stacked in their …

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Burglary suspect rescued from home’s chimney

Police in California, USA arrested an alleged burglar who ended up trapped inside a home’s chimney and abandoned by his accomplices. The Ridgecrest Police Department said officers were dispatched to a home Sunday on a report of a triggered burglary alarm, and police received a phone call moments later from …

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Over 500 sledders form world’s longest line of sleds

A group of over 500 sledders at a ski resort in Austria set a new world record for the longest chain of sleds. Bramberg Tourist Office and Waldkogel Mountain Railways gathered 508 sleds at Wildkogel Arena Neukirchen ski resort in Bramberg to claim the Guinness World Record for “Longest chain of …

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Tiger mauls man to death after he climbed fence to avoid paying for zoo ticket

A tiger has been shot dead after a man who climbed a fence into the tiger enclosure to avoid paying for a ticket was mauled to death at a zoo in eastern China. The attack was captured on camera and shared on social media, with one video showing a tiger …

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Horrific: Basketball Player’s Eyeball Popped Out of Socket During Gameplay

From fractured bones to pulled muscles, sports injuries come in types. But they don’t come much more gruesome than having your eyeball pop out of its socket. Akil Mitchell’s eyeball came out of its socket during an Australian NBL game. An American basketball player’s eye popped out of its socket …

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Shocking! Angry Woman Strips Completely N*ked in a Fitness Gym

A woman who had obviously become angry with another person during an argument, has stunned observers after stripping to show her anger. A video has shown the moment a woman stri*ped off inside a Los Angeles Fitness gym during a bizarre argument. The video shows the woman shouting at a …

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American student converts locker into soft drink vending machine

An American high school student’s use of spare locker space is going viral thanks to a video showing his finished project — a fully functioning vending machine. Blake Hawkins, 17, a senior at Valley Center High School, posted a video to YouTube showing his chemistry teacher demonstrating the soft drink …

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