News: Offbeat

Woman Has Triplets Naturally After Having Twins in Her Second Pregnancy

Thursday  10:31,   05 april 2018
Inside Edition

The family did not expect[...]

Dad Holds Up Sign That Reads 'SAY NO' During Daughter's Proposal

Thursday  10:31,   05 april 2018
Inside Edition

"Always with the dad jokes," bride-to-be Allison Barron said.But bride-to-be Allison Barron, 22, of Winnemucca insists it was just another one of his "dad[...]

Even monkeys need a spa day, Japan study finds

Thursday  06:28,   05 april 2018
AFP

A relaxing soak in a hot tub is a time-honoured stress reliever but the advantages are not confined to humans -- with monkeys also benefiting from spa time, researchers in Japan say. Japan's "snow monkeys" are known for their love of hot[...]

Beano tells Rees-Mogg to stop copying its character

Thursday  06:27,   05 april 2018
Sky News

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said he is "flattered" to have been accused of "masquerading" as the Beano character "Walter the Softy".The eurosceptic Conservative MP was issued with an apparent "cease and desist" letter by bosses [...]

Pet-Owners Warned Of 'Zombie-Like' Raccoons In Ohio

Wednesday  20:09,   04 april 2018
International Business Times

While the police have ruled out the possibility of the raccoons acting abnormally due to rabies, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said that the animals probably have distemper.While the police have ruled out the possibility of the raccoons[...]

Museum Discovers 16th Century Painting Worth Millions Stashed in Closet

Wednesday  16:17,   04 april 2018
Inside Edition

Otto van Veen is believed to have created “Apollo and Venus" between 1595 and 1600.Robert Warren, executive director of Hoyt Sherman Place, was looking for civil war flags ahead of the organization’s celebration of Presidents Day Weekend in[...]

These banana artworks are ridiculously creative

Wednesday  10:50,   04 april 2018
MSN

Until now, you've probably thought of bananas as a solid, dependable fruit and a good source of potassium. However, they are also an amazing canvas for creating artwork as displayed by the work of Dutch artist Stephan[...]

This New Gym Is Dedicated to Working Out Your Face

Wednesday  06:21,   04 april 2018
Mental Floss

Let trainers give you facial massages and teach you how to make funny faces.Theron launched her first FaceGym in London two years ago. After searching for a way to treat sagging, tired skin and finding only botox and surgery, she was inspired to[...]

Audiobook That Was 42 Years Overdue Finally Returned to Library

Wednesday  06:20,   04 april 2018
Inside Edition

<p>The audiobook, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," is so outdated that the library has no way of playing it.</p>The audiobook was found in the Johnson County Library’s donation box on[...]

This Weird Monitor Lizard Had Four Eyes

Wednesday  06:20,   04 april 2018
International Business Times

Scientists have never seen anything like this in a jawed, land-dwelling animal.The creature, dubbed Saniwa ensidens, went extinct some 34-million-years ago. It thrived during its time, but what was not known was that the land-dweller also had an[...]

The kid who's going viral for yodeling at Walmart is proving you can dance to anything

Tuesday  10:21,   03 april 2018
MSN

Mason Ramsey's Walmart yodeling is making people rethink their feelings toward country music.- People made memes putting the audio of his performance in different[...]

People are trying to spot the hidden snake in this photo — and it's a lot harder than you'd think

Tuesday  06:11,   03 april 2018
MSN

A team of professional snake catchers based in Queensland, Australia, recently challenged Facebook users to spot a snake camouflaged in a photo.- The picture shows a pile of scattered leaves, twigs, and branches, which makes it difficult to discern[...]

Huge Dinosaur Footprints Discovered on Scottish Coast

Tuesday  06:11,   03 april 2018
National Geographic

The tracks shed light on dinosaur life in the Middle Jurassic, a period from which few fossils have survived.Standing on Skye's rocky shores, you might mistake the huge footprints for tidal pools—except that on second glance, you'd see that the[...]

Alligator takes a swim in indoor pool

Tuesday  06:11,   03 april 2018
Sky News

An 11ft (3m) alligator broke through a garden fence to enjoy a late-night swim in a couple's indoor swimming pool.Police and animal control experts had to drag the giant reptile out of the pool in[...]

People are struggling to find the bee in this Easter-themed puzzle — can you spot it?

Monday  13:00,   02 april 2018
MSN

Artist Gergely Dudás created a colorful puzzle featuring a tiny hidden bee for Easter — and the internet is stumped.- Artist Gergely Dudás posted an Easter-themed one that his Facebook followers are[...]