News: Offbeat

Texas Couple Uses a Plane for Gender Reveal

Thursday  13:58,   19 july 2018
insideedition

Their baby is due in[...]
News / Offbeat

Man Arrested After Stealing Date's Car and Using It for Another Date That Same Night

Thursday  13:58,   19 july 2018
insideedition

Faith Pugh had no idea her car was about to be stolen to take out her own godsister.To make it even more interesting, the women share a personal connection — they are[...]

Utility Workers May Have Found One of Rome’s First Churches

Thursday  09:26,   19 july 2018
mentalfloss

They were doing routine work on a[...]

Struggling passenger goes viral for incorrectly trying to store luggage

Wednesday  14:38,   18 july 2018
msn

A plane passenger has gone viral for his unsuccessful repeat attempts at storing his luggage in an overhead compartment. The unidentified man was caught on camera by a fellow passenger, who shared the funny – and frustrating – video on social[...]

Ancient papyrus mystery solved

Wednesday  14:37,   18 july 2018
msn

Scientists have finally unlocked the secrets of a mysterious 2,000-year-old papyrus document. The strange artifact, which has mirror writing on both sides, has baffled experts for centuries. Written in ancient Greek, the papyrus has been in the[...]

Runaway pug returns home after mugshot goes viral

Wednesday  14:37,   18 july 2018
msn

A pug whose mugshot went viral is back with her family after New Jersey police tracked down her owners and collected the required -- and delicious -- bail. Bean the pug escaped from her owner’s Cape May home Sunday. The dog’s “pug mug” soon went[...]

How the Ultimate Shark Photo Went Viral

Wednesday  09:46,   18 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A photographer takes a photo that launches his career—and then takes on a life of its own.Peschak knows that great white shark well. He photographed it 15 years ago following scientist Trey Snow in a bright yellow kayak off South Africa. Like many[...]

Meet the Family Who Has Been Sailing the World for 10 Years

Tuesday  15:47,   17 july 2018
insideedition

The Giffords do not plan on stopping anytime soon.Behan and Jamie Gifford have spent the last 10 years sailing around the world with their three children, and they have no plans of[...]

Giant 'avozilla' avocados are now a thing and people are losing it

Tuesday  10:07,   17 july 2018
msn

An avocado big enough to make 20 avocado toasts? That might be just want millennial heaven looks like. Well, that plus affordable housing. But at least South Africa has granted millennials one of their wishes by creating 'Avozillas',[...]

These crumbs come from the world’s oldest bread. It might have resembled a pita.

Tuesday  10:07,   17 july 2018
washingtonpost

Bread baking could predate agriculture by thousands of years.Historians and archaeologists have traditionally linked bread to the dawn of agriculture, when people domesticated plants such as wheat, cultivated them and ground them into[...]

Ohio Grandmother Goes Viral After Sharing Magic Eraser Pool-Cleaning Hack

Tuesday  09:42,   17 july 2018
insideedition

“By the next day [] the green steps were crisp white and the water was crystal clear," said Lisa Pack."I put the sponge inside the skimmer basket for 24 hours," Lisa Pack explained in an interview with InsideEdition.com. “By the next day, I[...]

People love the Croatian president's reaction to losing the World Cup

Monday  14:06,   16 july 2018
msn

Forget the football. More than anything, this World Cup was about the mad, unbridled passion of fans. Perhaps no one sums this up more than Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the latest social media sensation to win [...]

iPhone Found Unscratched After Being Dropped From Plane

Monday  14:06,   16 july 2018
newsweek

An Iowa woman dropped her smartphone more than 1,000 feet out of an airplane, but after using the Find my iPhone app feature, she located the device without a single scratch. Sarvinder Naberhaus joined her high school best friend Donna Johnson in a[...]

Bulldog Rides Skateboard Up and Down Boardwalk

Monday  10:11,   16 july 2018
insideedition

The rescued bulldog often uses a skateboard as his preferred mode of transportation. [...]

Egypt uncovers mummy burial site near Great Pyramids

Monday  09:57,   16 july 2018
reuters

<p>Archaeologists are hoping the mummification workshop will provide fresh insight into the chemical make-up of the oils used by ancient Egyptians to mummify their dead.</p>Archaeologists are hoping the mummification workshop will provide[...]