News: Offbeat

Rescued Pit Bull Elected Town Mayor After Beating Out Chicken and a Donkey

Tuesday  19:30,   27 june 2017
Inside Edition

Mayor Brynn is the forth canine mayor Rabbit Hash, Ky., has elected in a town fundraiser. This Kentucky town has gone to the dogs.Meet Brynneth Pawltrow, a rescue pit bull that is making strides in Rabbit Hash as their latest town mayor.The pup,[...]

Meet the 5 Friends Who Have Been Recreating the Same Vacation Photo Since 1982

Tuesday  19:30,   27 june 2017
Inside Edition

The five pals have been vacationing at the same California campsite since graduating from high school. A group of five friends have been going on vacation together and posing for the same photo every five years since 1982.They started the[...]

The baby lion practicing his very first roar is a-roar-able

Tuesday  14:47,   27 june 2017
The Daily Dot

Honestly, this is not just a story about a lion learning to roar. Because as I was working on this, I came across an even better big cat making noises video. Here’s a baby lion, learning to roar. It’s incredibly[...]

Stray wallaby has small Dutch town hopping

Tuesday  14:47,   27 june 2017
AFP

Dutch police are looking for the owner of a stray wallaby which made an unexpected appearance in a small town over the weekend, disrupting rail traffic before finally being lassoed by a local. Trains near Staphorst in the northern Netherlands were[...]

Dinosaur discovery in Winton could hold key to sauropods diet

Tuesday  11:36,   27 june 2017
ABC News

Palaeontologists hope the rare discovery of a dinosaur fossil with its stomach contents intact on an outback Queensland sheep station could determine what sauropods ate.The most complete sauropod skeleton ever found in the southern hemisphere is[...]

Japanese chess prodigy, 14, breaks 30-year winning streak record

Tuesday  11:20,   27 june 2017
Reuters

A 14-year-old Japanese player of the traditional chess-like board game of shogi has captured the nation's heart by winning a record straight 29 matches, breaking a record held for 30 years. Sota Fujii, who trains himself with computer software[...]

Woman Announces Pregnancy in a Hilarious Cake: 'Happy Birthday Ya Stupid Lookin' Grandma'

Tuesday  11:00,   27 june 2017
Inside Edition

Soon-to-be mom Hillary Hinrichs explained the cake's crude message was part of a running joke in the family. This soon-to-be grandmother got the surprise of her life when her rude birthday treat actually contained news of her daughter’s[...]

TSA finds massive lobster in checked bag

Tuesday  07:16,   27 june 2017
CBS News

TSA agents say the lobster, weighing more than 20 pounds, was traveling in a coolerCBS Boston reports that a lobster was detected in a JetBlue passenger's checked bag at Logan International Airport on Sunday[...]

Stray wallaby has small Dutch town hopping

Tuesday  07:16,   27 june 2017
AFP

Dutch police are looking for the owner of a stray wallaby which made an unexpected appearance in a small town over the weekend, disrupting rail traffic before finally being lassoed by a local. Trains near Staphorst in the northern Netherlands were[...]

This Video of a Baby Meeting His Dad's Twin Brother Has 2 Million Views For Good Reason

Monday  20:11,   26 june 2017
MSN

We realise that most twins can't actually pull a Parent Trap in real life — they really aren't able to switch places and have no one notice. Well, with one adorable exception. A proud father and his adult twin brother proved they can still[...]

If You Have a Big Family, You'll Want to Steal This Grandkid Photo Idea

Monday  16:07,   26 june 2017
Good Housekeeping

This is truly the definition of legacy.Which is honestly what makes the photo of Chrissy Roussell's parents' 17 grandkids, wearing color-coded, numbered t-shirts to show the six family units and birth order, all the more magical - the children (15[...]

Mary Poppins Crosswalk Lights Installed in the Hometown of P.L. Travers

Monday  11:00,   26 june 2017
Mental Floss

The crossing signals in the author's home town now feature an umbrella-toting nanny.The character's relationship to the community dates back to 1934 when Maryborough native and children’s book author P.L. Travers published the first installment[...]

Grown Man Serves As 'Flower Girl' At Wedding And Absolutely Crushes It

Monday  11:00,   26 june 2017
HuffPost

When Andria Farthing was planning her June 17 wedding in Madison, Wisconsin, she knew just who to ask to be her flower girl: Patrick Casey, her 28-year-old cousin. Casey told Huffpost that he and Farthing were close growing up and once[...]

Ten Hut! Service Member Marches Geese Out of Busy Intersection

Monday  05:26,   26 june 2017
Inside Edition

A soldier shooed a family of geese off a crowded roadway. Perhaps he is a drill sergeant.An unidentified member of the U.S. armed forces is now an internet celebrity after he was photographed herding a family of geese out of a busy Oklahoma[...]

This Bride Asked Her Bridesmaids To Pay For Her $10,500 Dress

Monday  05:26,   26 june 2017
Refinery29

It’s hardly a secret that weddings are crazy expensive, even if you’re not the one getting married. That was the case for this bridesmaid, who anonymously told her story of being asked to help pay for her friend’s $10,500 wedding[...]