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3 hrs ago | SFGate

Man wanted for robbery arrested at Frisbee tourney

A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon. The Ulster County sheriff's office in New York says the 32-year-old, formerly of Woodstock, New York, was indicted in late 2010 on charges of robbing a Bank of America there.


Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, Woodstock, NY

7 hrs ago | WJNO

Woman Surprised to Find Dead Body in Her Trunk

A California woman says she has no idea how a dead body wound up in the trunk of her Lexus. The Riverside woman says she'd thought the car smelled funny as she left work yesterday, but she stopped at Walmart thinking nothing of it.


10 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One

Andy Sullivan of England poses with his trophy and an astronaut from the XCOR space ship after the final round of the KLM Open held at De Kennemer Golf and County Club on September 14, 2014 in Zandvoort, Netherlands. An English golfer scored a trip into space by sinking a rare hole-in-one at a tournament on Sunday.


14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Rory McIlroya s golf shot lands in spectatora s pocket

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

18 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Golfer Greg Norman 'damaged' in chainsaw accident

The Australian, who won 20 U.S. PGA Tour titles, posted a photo late Saturday on his Instagram account showing him lying in a hospital bed. Golfer Greg Norman 'damaged' in chainsaw accident The Australian, who won 20 U.S. PGA Tour titles, posted a photo late Saturday on his Instagram account showing him lying in a hospital bed.


Related Topix: Greg Norman, Golfers, Golf

Sun Sep 14, 2014


Dutch stage tomato fight against Russian sanctions

Hundreds of young Dutch men and women turned Amsterdam's central Dam square into a blizzard of red goop on Sunday, as they pelted each other mercilessly with overripe tomatoes. In theory, the event was set up as a protest against Russian sanctions blocking imports of European fresh produce.


WEIRD! Women Cyclists Model In Romantic Kits

The designer of the uniform for the Colombian women's cycling team decided to put a flesh colour in the most awkward place, which has caused some people to question whether it's sexist. The skin-toned colour on the kit was located around the groin area and stomach, which made it look like the outfit was see through.


ABC News

California Nudist Camp Accused of Stealing Water

The San Jose Mercury News reports that rangers with the Midpeninsula Open Space District descended on Lupin Lodge near Los Gatos on Thursday, saying the clothing-optional resort was illegally taking water from a nearby upstream waterfall. The resort's owners say they are entitled to use the waterfall, which they need to keep their water tank full in case of a fire and to top off their pool for both skinny-dipping and as a backup water source for a fire.



Weird Ways People Have Tried To Stop Lava

When a volcano erupts, the conventional wisdom is that you evacuate, because there's nothing you can do to stop the destructive power of the heat, ash, and lava that comes from it. But conditions vary.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters


Man 'Cooked' Ex-Girlfriend's Dog And Fed It To Her

TO California, where Ryan Eddy Watenpaugh, 34, of Palo Cedro, is accused of killing this girlfriend's Pomeranian dog, Bear, and feeding it to her. The pair had rowed.


Related Topix: Palo Cedro, CA, Violent Crime

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Stage Tube: Weird Al, Conan O'Brien, and More Perform at the Simpsons Take the Hollywood Bowl

Among the stars in attendance at THE SIMPSONS TAKE THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL live 25th anniversary celebration show last night were CONAN O'Brien, Weird Al, Jon Lovitz , and Hank Azaria . Watch as these and more recount their experiences being part of the hit cartoon and recreate performances from their times on The Simpsons , accompanied by the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra.


Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Jon Lovitz, Hank Azaria

The Smoking Gun

Woman Charged With Sex Attack On Sleeping Man

SEPTEMBER 12--A Seattle woman has been charged with raping a man who told cops he awoke in his bed to find his attacker sexually assaulting him while she had his hands pinned down, according to a police report. Chantae Gilman, 26, was charged this week in connection with the alleged June 17 attack inside the 31-year-old victim's Seattle apartment.


Contra Costa Times

Astronomers investigate strange light seen across Bay Area skies early Friday

The Chabot Space and Science Center is investigating a mysterious streak of light that lit up Bay Area skies early Friday morning, a spokesman for the center said. Local residents and some people as far away as Southern California and Oregon reported seeing the strange light out over the ocean about 6 a.m., said astronomer Ben Burress.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

WCOH-AM Newnan

Man Allegedly Cooked Ex's Dog, Served It to Her as Meal

In one of the more demented breakup stories in a while, a man in Redding, Calif., is accused of killing, cooking, and serving his ex-girlfriend's dog to her and then telling her about it after the fact, reports the Sacramento Bee. Ryan Eddy Watenpaugh denies cooking the dog but admits leaving its paws on the woman's porch in a small bag.


Related Topix: Sports, Sports Etc.


American flag appears to emerge from night sky in incredible photo

NBC 12 posted a picture Thursday morning , the thirteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, of a patch of sky that looks eerily similar to an American flag.


ABC News

Woman Accused of Aiming Gun at Kids Over Clarinet

A western Colorado woman is accused of pointing a rifle at several children in a neighboring backyard because she was upset that an 11-year-old boy was playing his clarinet outside. Mesa County sheriff's deputies believe 60-year-old Cheryl Ann Pifer of Clifton had been drinking before allegedly threatening the children Wednesday.


Related Topix: Mesa County, CO

Fri Sep 12, 2014

ABC News

Police: 2 Boys Confess to Preschool Pumpkin Heist

In this photo taken on Sept 9, 2014, and provided by the Child Development Center, student Oluwafunto Akinnurele holds a picture of pumpkins stolen from the Child Development Center at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, N.M. Officials say the pumpkin patch was raided sometime over the weekend after students had worked for months growing the pumpkins. Close Two juvenile suspects have confessed to picking clean a pumpkin patch that had been cultivated by New Mexico preschoolers, police said Friday.


Related Topix: Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM

Rory McIlroy's Tee Shot Literally Lands In A Spectator's Pocket

McIlroy's tee shot on the par-4 14th hole in the second round of the Tour Championship sailed well right of the fairway, finding a tree. The ball rattled down around briefly in the tree before falling straight down...and into the right-front pocket of a spectator's shorts.


Humboldt Beacon

Some weird & wonderful moments of NY Fashion Week

Modern dancers, writhing half-naked in front of giant weather-themed video installations. Miley Cyrus, not twerking, but working - in a new gig making jewelry with children's beads.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis

WHJJ-AM Providence

24-Year-Old Discovers She's Missing Key Part of Brain

The cerebellum is a pretty important part of the brain - it plays a key role in walking, among other movements - so doctors in China were more than a little surprised when a 24-year-old patient who lives a relatively normal life turned out not to have one. A CAT scan revealed nothing but cerebrospinal fluid where the "little brain," which contains around half the brain's neurons, was supposed to be, reports the New Scientist .