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Published September 18th, 2013 - 5:19PM
Scientists in California have discovered four new and separate species of legless lizards — snakelike animals that burrow into sand or soil.
Published September 18th, 2013 - 10:25AM
Help clean a beach, get a free beer.
Published September 18th, 2013 - 5:45AM
Leave the moose alone. That's the advice the state Fish and Wildlife Department is giving to residents of Entiat.
Published September 18th, 2013 - 2:05AM
Milwaukee police say a naked burglar tried to break into a veterinary clinic to steal drugs but got stuck in the air vents for almost 12 hours.
Published September 17th, 2013 - 9:47AM
A sports tribunal has removed a Brazilian club from the fourth-division playoffs because its masseur stepped onto the field and made two key saves near the end of a match.
Published September 17th, 2013 - 9:07AM
A sports tribunal has removed a fourth-division club from the Brazilian league after its masseur stepped onto the field and made two key saves near the end of a match.
Published September 17th, 2013 - 8:57AM
This time, crickets aren't the problem in the Cricket Flat area of Elgin.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 9:44AM
North Texas police are investigating a canine caper that left a dog owner with a shotgun wound.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 3:42AM
An argument in southern Russia over philosopher Immanuel Kant, the author of "Critique of Pure Reason," devolved into pure mayhem when one debater shot the other.
Published September 15th, 2013 - 1:14PM
An Orlando television station has issued an on-air explanation for why it's airing the struggling Jacksonville Jaguars while many NFL fans probably would have preferred seeing the Denver Broncos-New York Giants game, a possible Super Bowl preview featuring the Peyton and Eli Manning.
Published September 15th, 2013 - 8:13AM
A middle school auditorium in northeastern Pennsylvania now boasts seats from a notable New York City movie theater.
Published September 14th, 2013 - 7:47AM
Iron Range's top maids will get a chance to "fold for the gold" when they compete in the upcoming Housekeeping Olympics.
Published September 13th, 2013 - 10:38PM
A Hawaii woman's last name is a real mouthful, containing 36 characters and 19 syllables in all. And it's so long that she couldn't get a driver's license with her correct name.
Published September 13th, 2013 - 1:35PM
Police trying to figure out who egged and toilet-papered a house in a south-central Montana town cracked the case after finding a grocery bag and a receipt in the backyard.
Published September 13th, 2013 - 10:15AM
A Hawaii woman's last name is a real mouthful, containing 36 characters and 19 syllables in all. And it's so long that she couldn't get a driver's license with her correct name.
Published September 13th, 2013 - 5:00AM
The principal at a suburban Boston high school has canceled the school's annual powderpuff football game, in which girls take the field to play flag football while boys cheer from the sidelines, saying it's sexist, divisive and dangerous.
Published September 13th, 2013 - 12:10AM
Would you board flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th?
Published September 12th, 2013 - 4:50PM
Massachusetts senators are being urged to end their practice of keeping candy in their desks after mice searching for the treats also chewed the senators' microphone wires.
Published September 12th, 2013 - 3:50PM
Officials responding to a spill of 1,400 tons of molasses in Hawaii waters plan to let nature clean things up, with boat crews collecting thousands of dead fish to determine the extent of environmental damage.
Published September 12th, 2013 - 1:13PM
Good thing they weren't crammed in a clown car.
Published September 12th, 2013 - 11:33AM
An Ohio man has been cited for public drunkenness and criminal trespass for a not-so-great effort to commandeer a freight train in northwestern Pennsylvania.
Published September 12th, 2013 - 8:18AM
Some Pittsburghers are being ticketed or warned not to park in their own driveways under an obscure ordinance that requires them to pay $225 for a permit if they wish to park within 30 feet of a street.
Published September 12th, 2013 - 5:14AM
It's a road Milwaukee's been down before: What can the Department of Public Works add to rock salt to help de-ice streets in the winter?
Published September 12th, 2013 - 4:33AM
A Massachusetts school district has canceled classes for the day because floors are too slippery.
Published September 11th, 2013 - 8:17PM
Thousands of fish are expected to die in Honolulu waters after a leaky pipe caused 1,400 tons of molasses to ooze into the harbor and kill marine life, state officials said.
Published September 11th, 2013 - 8:52AM
A West Virginia pastor is being forced out of his church job for lending the church's bus to law officers for a meth lab bust.
Published September 11th, 2013 - 8:42AM
A southwestern Pennsylvania borough has indefinitely closed a playground because of lingering contamination from a chicken manure spill last month.
Published September 10th, 2013 - 8:11AM
He slid down the chimney and got stuck, but nobody knows why.
Published September 10th, 2013 - 7:11AM
A Wisconsin golf course owner who advertised nine holes of golf for $9.11 to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks apologized Tuesday but said he would keep the club open despite a backlash that included death threats.
Published September 10th, 2013 - 6:51AM
A girl has found cremation ashes that had been stolen from a van belonging to the dead man's son.
Published September 10th, 2013 - 3:51AM
Don't mess with my blue shoes, a lawyer told a court in Romania.
Published September 9th, 2013 - 7:51PM
University of Colorado police have arrested a 45-year-old man suspected of going on a drunken horseback ride through the city of Boulder.
Published September 9th, 2013 - 4:38PM
Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of an Alaska town, has recovered enough from severe injuries sustained in a dog mauling to be released from the animal hospital.
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