Wednesday , 29 March 2017

Odd News

Tiger roams streets after escaping from Italy circus

Residents in a small Italian town ran for safety as an escaped Bengal tiger roamed the streets for several hours on Saturday. The tiger, named Oscar, had escaped from a Swedish circus and took to the streets of Monreale, Italy, for about two hours. Police, with the help of circus …

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Teenage ‘Snake Girl’ Thrown Out Of School

THE HUMAN SNAKE Teenager, 16, who sheds her skin every six weeks due to ultra-rare condition is kicked out of school because ‘classmates are scared of her’ Shalini Yadav, 16, is bathed every hour of the day anning But her poor family cannot afford the treatment and spend their money …

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Delta: Man Slaps Taxi Driver To Coma Over Rumored Death Of PMB

A 41-year old man identified as Usman Bukar who claimed to have hailed from Kano State has allegedly slapped a Taxi-driver to Coma at the Temple Clinic Junction Asaba, Delta State. Bukar reportedly slapped the driver after he openly jubilated over an online news report purporting that President Buhari had …

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Groom surprised by bride in dinosaur costume

A bride dressed as a dinosaur to surprise the groom at their wedding photo shoot in North Carolina, USA and the moment was captured on video by their photographer. Photographer Jon Murray posted a video to Facebook showing the moment groom Tom Gardner was supposed to have his “first look” at …

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Man known as ‘Burger King’ has world’s largest burger collection

A man in Florida, USA has the world’s largest collection of hamburger merchandise totaling more than 3,000 items. Harry “Hamburger Harry” Sperl holds the Guinness World Record for “Largest collection of hamburger related items” with 3,724 items in his Daytona Beach home.   “The Hamburger Harley is one of the favorite …

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Bag of chips that detects alcohol, orders Uber rides revealed

Frito-Lay, an American subsidiary of PepsiCo that manufactures, markets and sells corn chips, potato chips and other snack foods, unveiled “Party Safe” Tostitos bag that detects whether its holder has been drinking and can even order an Uber. The limited-edition “Party Safe” Tostitos bag, designed by Goodby Silverstein & Partners, …

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Robot beats ‘I am not a robot’ Captcha test

A mechanical robotic arm managed to beat a computer password system meant to deter “robots.” YouTube user Matt Unsworth shared video of the robot, outfitted with a pair of googly eyes, as it used a stylus pen to check an “I am not a robot” Captcha security box.   The …

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Man admits to taking casino break to rob bank

A man from North Carolina, USA pleaded guilty to walking away from a blackjack table, robbing a bank, and returning to the casino to gamble his ill-gotten gains. Kerry Johnson, 52, told a Kanawha Circuit Judge Duke Bloom in court Wednesday that he was under the influence of drugs when …

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Man wins $5 million lottery jackpot on his birthday

A man in New York, USA celebrated his 20th birthday in an unusual way by winning $5 million from a state lottery scratch-off ticket. According to the New York State Lottery, 28-year-old Patrick Clarke bought a $10 Set for Life instant ticket Dec. 20 — his birthday — and soon …

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Camel abandoned at tollbooth after owner argues over cost

Drivers at a Chinese tollbooth were confused when they found their path blocked by a camel abandoned by a man who argued with workers. A video recorded Jan. 17 at a toll booth in Chongqing shows the camel blocking one of the tollbooth’s gates after being abandoned by its owner. The …

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8-year-old solves Rubik’s cube in under 2 minutes while blindfolded

An 8-year-old boy in Brazil was filmed solving a Rubik’s cube puzzle in 1 minute, 44 seconds while he was blindfolded. Chan Hong Lik, who previously made headlines when he solved a Rubik’s cube in 8.72 seconds at the age of 7, was competing in the Campeonato de Cubo Mágico …

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Canadian woman’s life saved by removing her lungs for six days

Doctors in Canada have saved a young mother’s life by resorting to a quite strange solution – they removed her lungs for six days while she waited for a transplant. In April, Melissa Benoit arrived at a Toronto hospital with a severe lung infection. Doctors soon realised that Benoit, who had …

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Burger King workers sold marijuana to customers who ordered “extra crispy” fries

Police in the US say two employees at a New Hampshire Burger King have been arrested on drug charges after authorities were tipped off that drive-thru customers who asked for extra crispy fries got marijuana with their meal. NH1 reports Epping Police Chief Mike Wallace said 20-year-old Garrett Norris was …

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65-Year-Old Man Arrested For Defiling 8 & 10 Year Old Girls (Photo)

Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 65-year-old man, Alosuposo Louis, a radio repairer, for allegedly defiling two minors, aged 10 and eight years. Also, three teenagers, who are said to be students of Ajagbe High School, have been arrested for allegedly defiling a female student of same …

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See how skier avoided injury after falling off 150-foot cliff

A man skiing in the Utah mountains of USA had a camera mounted to his helmet when he fell off a 150-foot cliff and somehow managed to avoid being injured or worse. 25-year-old Devin Stratton posted a video to Instagram showing his footage from the ill-fated skiing session this week …

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US councilman holds Captain America shield while getting sworn in

A newly elected city councilman in California, USA paid tribute to one of his heroes by holding a replica Captain America shield as he was sworn in. San Jose City Councilman Lan Diep, 32, shared a photo of himself holding the red, white and blue shield as he raised his …

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Chinese man going home ends up biking 300 miles in wrong direction

A Chinese man accidentally biked several hundred miles in the wrong direction while making his way home after New Year celebration. The migrant worker had left in December on the 1,056 mile bicycle trip from Rizhao, in Shandong up north to Qiqihar, Heilongjiang province, but was stopped by police in …

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A breakthrough for science as Americans create human-pig embryo

American researchers have succeeded in creating human-pig chimera embryos with the ultimate goal of one day growing human organs in animals for transplant. The scientists created the hybrid by injecting human stem cells — cells that can develop into any type of body tissue — into pig embryos, a trial-and-error …

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English residents say plans for a distillery are ‘too Scottish’

Some concerned locals in a town in England have voiced their discontent over plans for a £4 million whisky distillery, saying it is ”too Scottish”. The distillery is set to be built in Princetown, Devon, which would be the largest in the UK, outside Scotland. The designs show the distillery in the Dartmoor National …

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Player’s Eye Pops Out of Its Socket During Basketball Game

Injuries are commonplace in any sport but by far the most gruesome you’ll ever hear about is an eyeball coming right out of its socket. Akil Mitchell, a basketball player for the New Zealand Breakers, was playing in an Australian NBL match when another player’s hand came in contact with his …

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