Sunday , 26 March 2017

Odd News

Thief in England caught crawling into store to steal children’s magazines

A British shopkeeper shared video of a bizarre theft where a man crawled into the store on all fours and grabbed magazines meant for young girls. Sunny Patel, owner of the Best-One store in the Knowle district of Bristol, England, posted CCTV videos to Facebook showing different angles of the …

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Runner robbed off first place by elastic band

A sprinter during a college track event in Ireland had his hopes of victory snatched off when an elastic band flew onto the track and wrapped around his legs. Aengus Meldon, whose unfortunate moment was caught on camera and posted to YouTube, was in the lead toward the end of the 800 meter …

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Indian man murders friend for not dancing at birthday party

A 24-year-old Indian man allegedly murdered his 21-year-old friend for not dancing during the birthday party they had organised for a common friend. The incident occurred in the wee hours of Tuesday in Andheri (East), a surburb of India’s most populous city, Mumbai. The accused has been arrested and will be produced in …

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Asamoah Gyan found guilty of having ‘unethical hair’ in UAE

Ghanian footballer Asamoah Gyan has been found guilty of having “unethical hair” under United Arab Emirates Football Association guidelines, according to a report by the BBC. The former Sunderland forward is one of 46 players to have been found to have breached Arabian Gulf League rules on inappropriate hairstyles. In the Arabian Gulf League, …

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Man sues Uber after app error revealed his infidelity and led to divorce

A French man is suing ride-sharing service Uber, alleging a glitch in the app outed him for infidelity and led to his divorce. The French Riviera resident is suing the U.S. company for $47 million, alleging a glitch in the application led to the end of his marriage.   The …

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Man sets record by hammering 38 nails with his head in two minutes

An American man used his head to hammer 38 nails and claim a world record on an Italian gameshow. John Ferraro, also known as “Hammer Head,” set the Guinness World Record for “Most nails hammered with the head in 2 minutes” by hammering a total of 38 nails during an appearance on …

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New York man takes his turtles on leashes for a walk

A man was spotted recently taking an “only in New York” walk with his beloved pets — a pair of turtles on leashes. A video posted to Twitter by CeFaan Kim shows the Harlem resident out for a stroll with his two turtles, who are walking down the sidewalk on leashes. …

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Belgian minister’s bicycle stolen during press conference

It was an ironic incident on Tuesday morning as the Belgian Flemish Mobility Minister Ben Weyts had finished his press address about Flemish investments in cycling infrastructure, when it turned out his own bicycle had been stolen. The minister had taken the bicycle to the press conference to set the right …

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Tourist mailed meth to hotel so he could try it on vacation

A tourist told police in the US that he mailed himself crystal methamphetamine so he could try the drug for the first time while on the tropical island of Key West, according to reports. Robert Bare, 24, of Bullhead City, Ariz., admitted he mailed the package — meth wrapped in …

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The Killer Of UNIOSUN Student, Adebisi Rofiat | Pictured

Osun State Police Command has paraded a driver, Elijah Oyebode, as the suspected killer of a female student of Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Rofiat Damilola Adebisi. The Commissioner of police in the state, Mr Fimihan Adeoye told journalists that Elijah killed Rofiat on 22nd of December, 2016. The CP said …

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45-Year-Old Man Defiles A 10-Year-Old Girl, Says “She Always Tempted Him (Photo)

Covenant Dako, a security guard with a restaurant in FESTAC Town, Lagos State, escaped death by a whisker after he was attacked by an angry mob for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl. The Kogi State indigene would have been lynched, but for the intervention of the policemen who responded to …

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Creature made of marijuana interrupts news coverage

A news broadcast in the US was interrupted by a strange creature made up entirely of marijuana on Thursday. A man dressed as “Pot Sasquatch” sprinted through the background as WWLP-22 News was Meteorologist Jennifer Paglie reporting on a snowstorm in Springfield.   Paglie did not immediately notice the man, but …

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Goat with world’s largest horn spread found in Austria

A goat in Austria has the world’s largest horn spread, measuring nearly 4 feet wide. The 8-year-old goat named Rasputin claimed the Guinness World Record for “Largest horn spread – goat (living)” with a span of 53.23 inches.   Rasputin, who was named after adviser to Russia’s Czar Nicholas II …

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Zookeepers in Japan chase down man in chimpanzee suit

Some workers at a Tokyo zoo chased down a man in a chimpanzee costume as part of a drill simulating the events of an escape at the facility. Footage from the Tuesday drill at the Tama Zoological Park shows some of the 100 participants, including zookeepers, police, and firefighters, tracking …

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Girl balances drinks while performing limbo under SUV

A Guinness World Record holder known as the “Limbo Queen” showed off her skills by shimmying under an SUV while balancing several glasses. Shemika Charles shared video of herself limboing underneath a Toyota SUV while carrying a pair of trays each containing two drinks. https://twitter.com/The_LimboQueen/status/829325902886686720   “Limbo, under a Toyota, …

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Neighbours of orange alligator dub it ‘Trump-a-gator’

An alligator in a neighbourhood in South Carolina, USA has been nicknamed “Rusty” and the “Trump-a-gator” due to its unusual orange colour. The alligator, estimated at 4-5 feet long, has become famous on social media after local residents photographed it swimming in the retention ponds at Tanner Plantation in Hanahan. …

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Tiger in zoo takes out video drone

A drone operator taking video of a tiger at a Colombian zoo learned an expensive lesson about the big cat’s speed when the tiger pounced on the device. The video, recorded at the Hacienda Napoles zoo, shows the tiger warily eyeing the drone as it records footage of the big …

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Tennis ball massaged out of python’s stomach

A carpet python had a tennis ball massaged out of its stomach after failing to swallow the unusual meal. A US Snakehandler shared X-ray photos of the ball lodged deep inside the snake’s body, creating a large bulge in its belly. Q: What do you serve but not eat?A: A …

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Man uses snow to build his village a church

A Siberian man solved his remote village’s church shortage by building a 10-foot-tall Orthodox house of worship out of snow. Former construction worker Aleksandr Bityokhin, 41, said it took him about 45 days to carve the small church out of snow so that Orthodox residents of his village, Sosnovka, would …

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Man trying to hire assassin to kill wife and daughter accidentally texted former boss

A man from Monroe, USA was arrested Wednesday after police said he wrote a text attempting to hire a hitman to kill his wife and young daughter, but accidentally sent it to his former boss. The 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of two counts of criminal solicitatitexton for first-degree …

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