News: Offbeat

This Is The Proper Response To A Peacock Photobombing A Wedding Pic

Saturday  07:36,   16 september 2017
MSN

When taking wedding photos, sometimes the unexpected happens. Photographer Darryl Hammond was taking some group shots with newlyweds Emile and Tamantha Conway when a peacock wandered into the frame. “After wedding ceremonies I normally take photos[...]

Photographer snaps eye-opening photo he wishes 'didn't exist'

Friday  18:23,   15 september 2017
USA TODAY

<p>A California-based nature photographer, nominated for wildlife photographer of year, wishes the photo he's nominated for "didn't exist."</p>Laurent Ballesta took this photo of a seal and her pup in early spring in east[...]

What Happens to an Unattended Bag With Money Inside? Investigation Puts Honesty to the Test

Friday  18:23,   15 september 2017
Inside Edition

An Inside Edition investigation tested what people would do if they happened to find a purse with no one around. A shocking surveillance video highlights how vulnerable women’s purses can be. It shows a woman at a supermarket in Burbank, Calif.,[...]

Jimikki Kammal fever: Meet Sheril Kadavan, the dancer who became an internet sensation

Friday  18:23,   15 september 2017
International Business Times

Sheril Kadavan became an overnight sensation after a video of her dancing to jimikki kammal song went viral.When Mohanlal announced #JimikkiDanceChallenge asking fans to send videos with their own steps, he surely did not expect it to become a[...]

The fanged, faceless sea creature that washed ashore during Harvey has been identified

Friday  14:00,   15 september 2017
The Washington Post

One biologist believes the mysterious sea creature is fangtooth snake-eel, or Aplatophis chauliodus.Preeti Desai, social media manager at the National Audubon Society, posted pictures of the critter earlier this month on Twitter, asking,[...]

This 11-Year-Old Designer Is Taking the Industry by Storm

Friday  14:00,   15 september 2017
Refinery29

On Sunday, Kheris Rogers presented her Flexin’ In My Complexion clothing line at the Museum of the City of New York with two different shows. At 11-years-old, Rogers is the youngest designer on the New York Fashion Week calendar.On Sunday, Kheris[...]

Truck Driver Says Giving Away Plywood in Irma's Path Got Him Fired: 'I Was Just Being an American'

Friday  13:26,   15 september 2017
Inside Edition

Tim McCrory says he did the right thing, and got fired for it. Truck driver Tim McCrory says he knew that giving away his load of plywood during Hurricane Irma would get him fired.But he did it anyway.“I went into it knowing I was going to lose[...]

Liquid cats, crocodile bets and didgeridoos win Ig Nobel science prizes

Friday  07:46,   15 september 2017
Reuters

<p>Scientists taking on the deep questions of whether cats are liquid or solid, how holding a crocodile influences gambling and whether playing the didgeridoo can help cure snoring were honored Thursday at the Ig Nobel Prize spoof[...]

Monet's 'secret' art collection on show for first time

Friday  07:16,   15 september 2017
AFP

French art historians spent four years tracking down the startling collection of work by contemporaries including Renoir, Cezanne, Pissarro and Delacroix that Monet secretly bought. "I am selfish. My collection is for myself only... and for a few[...]

Evidence of 'night parrot', one of world's rarest birds, found in Australia

Thursday  20:15,   14 september 2017
AFP

A feather from one of the most elusive birds in the world has been found in South Australia, the first proof in more than a century that it lives there, wildlife experts said Thursday.&nbsp;The "night parrot" ranks among the world's rarest avian [...]

'Extinct' giant tortoise to be bred in captivity

Thursday  16:05,   14 september 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

A species of Galapagos giant tortoise thought to have been made extinct 150 years ago will be bred in captivity, officials said, after DNA studies showed specimens discovered in the last decade shared similar genetic makeup.&nbsp;&nbsp;The[...]

This Woman Used Public Money to Buy Her Dog a Tiny Tuxedo. No One's Even Mad.

Thursday  15:54,   14 september 2017
Time

An Arkansas woman has pleaded guilty to using public funds for her personal benefit, purchasing, among other things, tickets to sporting events, household goods, a diamond bracelet, and a tiny tuxedo for her pet dog.&nbsp;According to the[...]

Well-Dressed Pups Strut the Catwalk at This Dog-Centric New York Fashion Week Show

Thursday  11:07,   14 september 2017
Inside Edition

Fashion designer Anthony Rubio's 6-year-old Chihuahua, Kimba, stole the show in his two-piece Swarovski tuxedo. This New York Fashion Week runway show has gone to the dogs.Kimba, a 6-year-old Chihuahua; Wyatt, a 2-year-old poodle; and Rex, a[...]

This Guy Just Proved How Much He Really, Really Wants The New iPhone

Thursday  11:07,   14 september 2017
Refinery29

While everyone was refreshing their feeds or glued to Apple's keynote presentation yesterday, Mazen Kourouche was already a step ahead.&nbsp;While everyone was refreshing their feeds or glued to Apple's keynote presentation yesterday, Mazen[...]

'Backpack Kid' Takes Times Square by Storm While Showing Off His Signature Moves

Thursday  11:06,   14 september 2017
Inside Edition

Hundreds of his followers packed into the Crossroads of the World to dance with the unlikely star. The Georgia teenager who catapulted to fame as “Backpack Kid” after sharing the Saturday Night Live stage with Katy Perry is back in New York — and [...]