News: Offbeat

Adorable Dog With Rare Condition Sits in High Chair to Eat Her Meals

Monday  13:07,   13 november 2017
Inside Edition

She was diagnosed at 9 weeks old.Tink, a Silver Labrador Retriever, suffers from Congential Idiopathic Megaesophagus, a condition in which the neurological connection between the brain and the muscles of the esophagus are not developed or a[...]

White truffles fetch 75,000 euros at Italian auction

Monday  13:07,   13 november 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

A lot of around 850 grammes (1.9 pounds) of white truffles was sold for 75,000 euros ($87,500) in a top Italian auction on Sunday.  The buyer from Hong Kong placed their winning bid via satellite at the World Alba White Truffles[...]

Camera Captures Being Swallowed By Molten Lava

Monday  10:36,   13 november 2017
International Business Times

A GoPro captured the entire thing on video and lived to tell the tale.Storm put the camera inside the crevice to record video of the lava flow but forgot about it, he told PetaPixel. The GoPro was swallowed by the lava, but Storm was able to hammer[...]

Move Over, Golden Toilet: Now There’s a $100K Louis Vuitton Potty

Monday  07:20,   13 november 2017
Mental Floss

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Hippo Escapes Zoo and Savors Freedom for 2 Minutes Before Returning on Its Own

Sunday  18:06,   12 november 2017
Inside Edition

After a couple minutes, she went back home.A hippo at the Ramat Gan Safari in central Israel escaped the zoo last Wednesday night by slowly strolling out of an open gate and wandering around an area outside the[...]

Dinosaur-Era Shark Found In Portugal

Sunday  16:52,   12 november 2017
Newsweek

The ancient frilled shark once lived alongside the T-Rex, and has remained evolutionarily unchanged for 80 million years. This summer, researchers found one alive and thriving off the coast of Portugal, adding evidence regarding the resilience of[...]

Prawn row serves up cocktail of orders for S. Korean fisherman

Sunday  16:52,   12 november 2017
AFP

South Korea's provocative serving of prawns from disputed waters at a state dinner for Donald Trump has irritated Japan but cooked up a bonanza for the fisherman who caught them, who has been deluged with orders. The prawns were fished near the[...]

Ancient Egyptians Knew Secret of Future Ink Technology

Sunday  16:51,   12 november 2017
Newsweek

Prior to the recent studies, writing ink was thought to be primarily carbon-based until the fourth and fifth centuries A.D. However, experts at the University of Copenhagen examining ancient texts with X-rays have found that two millennia ago the[...]

A Real-Life 'Iron Man' Just Set A World Record For Flying

Sunday  06:26,   12 november 2017
Huffington Post UK

British inventor Richard Browning has set the world record for achieving the highest speed in a body-controlled jet suit.HIs homemade futuristic gadget echoes the suit used by Tony Stark in the comic ‘Iron Man’ by using jet engines dotted around his [...]

Daring 2-Year-Old Climbs to the Top of 8-Foot-Tall Refrigerator All by Herself

Saturday  17:41,   11 november 2017
Inside Edition

Her mom said she has witnessed all three of her children doing the same thing in previous years.Little Scarlett Oliver of St. George, Utah, was caught in a video licensed by Caters News climbing up the kitchen appliance and then making her way back[...]

Hard to Stomach: Surgeons Discover More Than 2 Pounds of Wood, Plastic in Teen’s Body

Saturday  17:41,   11 november 2017
Inside Edition

He has already had two surgeries and doctors say he needs more.Surgeons in Bhathinda, Punjab, removed more than two pounds of wood and plastic from Arjun Sah’s[...]

This Museum Is Hiring Someone to Put Together 18th-Century Puzzles

Saturday  13:20,   11 november 2017
Good Housekeeping

Puzzle enthusiasts, this one's for you.The museum has a collection of 7,500 puzzles from as late as the 1700s - and some of them have missing pieces. According to the Penny Hoarder, the person who gets hired wouldn't complete every puzzle, but[...]

Japanese PM falls in bunker while golfing with Trump

Saturday  08:07,   11 november 2017
New York Daily News

Japanese Prime Minister took a tumble while trying to escape a sand trap as he golfed with President Trump.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took a tumble while trying to escape a sand trap as he golfed with President Trump earlier this[...]

Four Women In One Family Wore The Same Handmade Wedding Gown From 1932

Saturday  07:20,   11 november 2017
MSN

Over the last 85 years, four women in one family have worn the same silk dress for their weddings. appeared on HuffPost .It all started with Maria Teresa Moreno ― known by her relatives as “Grande” ― who made the gown herself before her own wedding[...]

9-Month-Old Ring Bearer Falls Asleep While Going Down the Aisle

Friday  21:12,   10 november 2017
Inside Edition

"He is always talking and laughing – that’s why it was so funny he fell asleep," said the bride and the boy's mom Roselee Sadek.9-month-old Maxen Pierce was asked to carry the ring down the aisle in a radio-controlled car during his[...]