News: Offbeat

Bobsledders, snowboarders rule Tinder at Pyeongchang

Wednesday  11:47,   21 february 2018
Reuters

Tinder, the dating app owned by Match Group Inc, has seen major spikes in usage at the Olympics since it caught on during the last Winter Games in Sochi in 2014. On Tinder, a swipe right signals interest in a prospective partner, as opposed to a[...]

Tasmanian tiger just another marsupial in the pouch

Wednesday  11:47,   21 february 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

Australia's ill-fated Tasmanian tiger looked like any other marsupial when born but assumed dog-like features by the time it left the mother's pouch, scientists said Wednesday in shedding new light on its puzzling[...]

Much-loved dog reunited with family exactly one year after she went missing

Tuesday  17:37,   20 february 2018
Independent.ie

<p>A family in Dublin has been reunited with their pet dog who was missing for a year.</p>The reunion came a year to the day that Elsa the German Shepherd went[...]

Into the Void: The World’s Darkest Ever Building Opens in Pyeongchang

Tuesday  17:37,   20 february 2018
Inside Edition

The material on the outside of the building can absorb almost 99 percent of the light hitting its surface. According to Khan, the exterior of the building represents the universe. It features almost 2,000 light rods which symbolize the[...]

George Washington’s Incredible Hair Routine

Tuesday  13:06,   20 february 2018
Mental Floss

While the hair itself was all real, the color was not. Washington’s true hue was a reddish brown color, which he powdered in a fashion that’s truly delightful to imagine. George would (likely) don a powdering robe, dip a puff made of silk strips[...]

Couple Throws Quinceanera For Their Beloved German Shepherd: 'She was So Happy'

Tuesday  13:05,   20 february 2018
Inside Edition

The pup even hit the dance floor.Jackie Garcia and her husband don’t have kids and bring their two dogs[...]

Police officer accused of taking the biscuits

Tuesday  11:10,   20 february 2018
Sky News

<p>A police officer has appeared at a disciplinary hearing after he was accused of taking a colleague's tin of biscuits and lying about it.</p>PC Thomas Hooper, a Metropolitan Police Constable attached to the Kingston unit, is said to have [...]

Fitness goals: Viral video of this 93-year-old woman's laughter-filled workout session is sure to inspire you

Monday  18:21,   19 february 2018
International Business Times

The elderly lady not only performed every exercise her trainer told her to, but couldn't stop laughing at herself throughout the whole video.It also breaks the typical stereotypes about grandmas just sitting around and trying to feed us to the[...]

A cinema played Fifty Shades of Grey instead of Black Panther and it went viral

Monday  13:20,   19 february 2018
MSN

Going to the cinema is usually a special occasion, but when a culturally significant film like Black Panther is playing its likely to be a moment you'll remember forever.Just in case you weren't aware Black Panther is the latest Marvel film,[...]

Romeo the lonesome frog is feelin' the love

Monday  06:50,   19 february 2018
AFP

In the end, Romeo the lonesome Bolivian frog found more love than he could have imagined. A campaign to raise $15,000 by Valentine's Day to fund a search for Romeo's Juliet before he croaks generated $25,000, an environmental group said.Romeo is the [...]

Kim Kardashian has very muscular arms in a new hilarious 'Gym Kardashian' meme — and it's going viral

Sunday  10:06,   18 february 2018
MSN

"Gym Kardashian" is a version of Kim Kardashian with bigger, buffer arms. And she's here for you.- It started out with a series of Photoshopped pictures that went viral on[...]

Runaway Emu Spotted In Texas City

Sunday  10:06,   18 february 2018
International Business Times

Someone's emu got loose in Fulshear, Texas and was spotted by local police, who tweeted a picture of the flightless bird.Check your yard, you missing an Emu? Call us 281-346-2202.[...]

Oxford Student Wins Prize For Photo Of Atom Taken With DSLR Camera

Saturday  11:42,   17 february 2018
HuffPost

An Oxford University student who captured an image of a single atom has won a top science photography prize. David Nadlinger captured the winning photo of an atom suspended between electric fields using a standard digital single-lens reflex camera, [...]

Dam Clever: Rescue Beaver Builds Barricade Out of Stuffed Animals

Saturday  11:41,   17 february 2018
Inside Edition

Apparently, the beaver does this more often than you might think.Justin Beaver, known to his friends as JB, is 7 months old and was orphaned before he was adopted by the Brouillard[...]

Zebra Named Zinfandel Is in Charge of Herding Goats At This Oregon Farm

Saturday  11:41,   17 february 2018
Inside Edition

“She growed up with the goats and adopted the goats as if they were hers,” farmer Norman Vizina said.A zebra named Zinfandel is in charge of herding the 110 Boer goats living at a farm in Lebanon,[...]