News: Offbeat

Woman Captures 'Ghost Monk' on Camera at British Landmark

Friday  09:11,   10 august 2018
insideedition

She said the experience was eerie.Rosie Boulton, 19, said she has seen ghostly orbs before, but nothing like the image she spotted after a late night exploring Tintern[...]
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My VERY little pony! 'World’s smallest horse' stands tall at 19 inches – and he’s called Gulliver

Thursday  13:27,   09 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

American Miniature horse Gulliver was the size of an average cat when he was born last year. Now measuring in at 19inchs, the tiny horse has been pictured playing with a dog in St Petersburg, Russia.An adorable miniature horse - thought to be the[...]

Egyptian students design car that runs on air

Thursday  12:03,   09 august 2018
reuters

A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air. The undergraduate students, who built the vehicle as part of their graduation project from Helwan[...]

This mom needs to borrow an orange cat for the most hilarious reason

Thursday  12:03,   09 august 2018
usatoday

A woman, only identified as Clara, posted a “wanted” ad to borrow an orange colored feline to have a “lasagna dinner with Garfield-loving 4-year-old and 2-year-old children.” Edwards — who described herself as “an increasingly desperate (but not[...]

A city in Lithuania is marketing itself as 'the G-spot of Europe'

Thursday  10:06,   09 august 2018
msn

The capital of Lithuania is launching a suggestive advertising campaign billing itself as the ‘G-spot of Europe.’ This campaign is launching a month before Pope Francis makes a tour of the Baltic countries, beginning in[...]

A teen allegedly tried to steal a plane in order to attend a rap concert

Thursday  09:16,   09 august 2018
msn

An 18-year-old Arkansas man allegedly attempted to steal a commercial plane to go to a rap concert. Zemarcuid Devon Scott reportedly said that he was going to an out-of-state rap concert when he was found in the cockpit of a jet.- Zemarcuid Devon[...]

A 21-year-old newscaster wore her natural hair on TV for the first time — and people are inspired

Wednesday  14:36,   08 august 2018
msn

<p>Celebrities like Lupita Nyong'o to Solange Knowles have been leading the charge for more natural hair representation in the media.</p>One local reporter recently shared her experience of wearing her natural hair on-air for the first[...]

Dog Wearing Wedding Dress Steals the Show During Her Owner's Big Day

Wednesday  14:01,   08 august 2018
insideedition

Gia was even wearing a[...]

Romanian, German archaeologists find 3,400-year-old fortress

Wednesday  14:01,   08 august 2018
msn

Romanian and German archaeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3,400 years in western Romania.&nbsp;Archaeologist Florin Gogaltan told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the find represented "one of the biggest [...]

Why women form a closer bond with cats than men: They smile and talk to their pets more because they are the more empathetic of the sexes

Wednesday  10:16,   08 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Women believe their cats to be more empathetic and are more likely to smile at their cat, talk to their cat and explain the world to them, scientists at Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary found.That's according to a study into felines and their[...]

A stolen painting worth $160 million turned up in the bedroom of a small-town couple, and investigators just got a new clue in the case

Wednesday  09:51,   08 august 2018
msn

When Jerry and Rita Alter died, a painting found in the couple's bedroom turned out to be a famous artwork by Willem de Kooning, stolen from a museum in Arizona decades before. The de Kooning painting, “Woman-Ochre,” is estimated to have a value [...]

Twice Upon a Time: Identical twin sisters, 32, marry identical twin brothers, 34, in a fairytale ceremony in Twinsburg wearing matching dresses and presided over by identical twin ministers... and now they will all live in the same house

Wednesday  09:31,   08 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Brittany and Briana Deane married Josh and Jeremy Slayers in Twinsburg, Ohio on Saturday. The couples tied the knot at the Twins Day Festival, which is where they all met just last year for the first time.Including the men waiting for them at the[...]

7,000-year-old Maya remains found in Mexico

Wednesday  09:31,   08 august 2018
news.sky

The remains of an ancient civilisation have been discovered by archaeologists in Mexico. The bones are thought to be up to 7,000 years old, placing them at around the time when humans shifted from being hunters to a more sedentary lifestyle, the[...]

This Cat's Deep Love for Peaches Is the Most Beautiful Thing on the Internet

Tuesday  13:58,   07 august 2018
thrillist

Ozzy the Cat Loves Cuddling Peaches: Twitter Reacts to the Viral PhotoIf you're feeling like your time on the internet lately has basically been a death spiral of negativity, that's understandable. But it likely means you haven't been introduced to[...]

An Amish man is offering ‘Uber’ rides — in a horse and buggy

Tuesday  13:57,   07 august 2018
msn

32-year-old Amish man Timothy Hochstedler began his own ‘Amish Uber’ service after seeing the success of the ridesharing app.&nbsp;- At just $5 a ride, the Amish Uber — unaffiliated with its vehicular namesake — is a hit with the Amish locals in [...]