Category: Weird

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staffDecember 14, 2016

$30,000 Swarovski crystal ‘ugly Christmas sweater’ for sale

An online holiday-themed apparel retailer is offering a crystal-studded “ugly Christmas sweater” for the season. Online sweater shop Tipsy Elves ...

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staffDecember 14, 2016

Winning lottery ticket worth $1,000 dropped into Salvation Army kettle

Lottery officials in Pennsylvania said a player who won $1,000 on an instant ticket did something very unusual with it ...

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staffDecember 11, 2016

KFC New Zealand offers chance to win fried chicken-scented candle

The New Zealand wing of KFC is offering fried chicken lovers the chance to win a strange piece of merchandise: ...

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staffDecember 9, 2016

Florida wildlife officials rescue tortoise spray-painted blue

Florida wildlife officials said a gopher tortoise found with its whole body painted blue illustrates an important point: “Paint + ...

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staffDecember 6, 2016

BMW remotely locks suspect inside stolen vehicle

Seattle police said they enlisted the help of BMW employees to lock a suspected thief inside the stolen car where ...

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staffDecember 6, 2016

Apartment worker finds deadly tiger snake under trash bin

An Australian apartment building’s maintenance man said his morning duties almost turned deadly when a venomous snake turned up under ...

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staffDecember 2, 2016

Parrot brought to court appears in Oregon owner’s booking photo

Authorities in Oregon said a man’s pet parrot ended up making a guest appearance in his mug shot when he ...

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staffDecember 2, 2016

Baby penguin rescued from suburban Sydney storm drain

A baby penguin is being given temporary shelter at an Australian zoo after it was found wandering solo in a ...

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staffDecember 2, 2016

Cat stuck in ice puddle rescued in Russia

A Russian couple acted quickly to help rescue a stranded cat whose paws had become stuck in a frozen puddle. ...

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staffNovember 30, 2016

Life-size replica ‘Titanic’ being built in China

Construction of a life-size replica of the Titanic has begun at a Mediterranean-themed attraction in China. The company behind it, ...