Posts Tagged ‘odd news’

Dahi Handi Celebrations in Mumbai Leave 205 Injured (Video)

Dahi Handi Celebrations in Mumbai Leave 205 Injured (Video)

This year’s Krishna Janmashtami festival left 205 people, trying to form human pyramids, injured – the highest number ever. However, this time there were no casualties, while last year’s celebrations saw two deaths.

Teen Almost Killed Playing Chicken with Train (Video)

Teen Almost Killed Playing Chicken with Train (Video)

An Australian teenager played chicken with a high-speed train in Adelaide and was almost killed. Disturbing security camera footage, recorded at Mawson Lakes station and from inside the train, shows the teen running across tracks an diving across the path of a Gawler-bound express train, which clips him as he scrambles on to the platform. [...]

Man Drives with Coffin on Passenger Seat of His Car (Video)

Man Drives with Coffin on Passenger Seat of His Car (Video)

A man has been seen driving around the Veneto region in Italy, with an unusual passenger in a Mercedes-Benz SL. Ivano De Marchi of Marcon, near Venice, put a coffin on the car seat of his convertible and…

Yvonne the Runaway Cow Wanted Dead or Alive (Video)

Yvonne the Runaway Cow Wanted Dead or Alive (Video)

A runaway cow named Yvonne has become a media star in Germany and Austria. Yvonne has been on the loose since May when she escaped from the farm where she was being fattened up for slaughter.

Babysitter Puts Baby with Stroller in Back of a Moving Truck (Video)

Babysitter Puts Baby with Stroller in Back of a Moving Truck (Video)

Keyona Davis, a 23-year-old babysitter from Daytona Beach, Florida, was caught transporting a baby in a stroller in the back of a moving truck.

Real Life Fred Flintstone (Video)

Real Life Fred Flintstone (Video)

A 24-year-old man has been captured on police dashcam in Roseville, Michigan, trying to stop his pickup truck Fred Flintstone style – with his feet.

Woman Beats Up 12-year-old Girl For Eyeing Her Boyfriend

Woman Beats Up 12-year-old Girl For Eyeing Her Boyfriend

Candice Kiley, a 24-year-old woman from New Haven, beat up a 12-year-old girl for eyeing her 30-year-old boyfriend at a family birthday party July 23, according to investigators in Connecticut.

Man Arrested for Popping Zits at McDonald’s

Man Arrested for Popping Zits at McDonald’s

Owen Lemire Kato of Port Charlotte, Florida, was arrested for popping zits on his back at a McDonald’s restaurant. The 23-year-old stood in front of one of the entrances and repulsed customers by squeezing zits for more than 10 minutes…

Chinese Acrobat Saimaiti Aishan Tightrope Slip (Video)

Chinese Acrobat Saimaiti Aishan Tightrope Slip (Video)

Chinese acrobat Saimaiti Aishan slipped while walking across a 50 ft long steel wire strung between two hot air balloons floating 328 feet off the ground in central China’s Hunan Province on Saturday morning.

Missing Floating Island

Missing Floating Island

No, the missing floating island in question is not something from James Cameron’s Avatar, nor is it some kind of a natural phenomenon that suddenly disappeared from the face of the Earth. It is a giant, inflatable sculpture called ‘Is Land’ and it was last seen at the Secret Garden Party in rural Cambridgeshire at [...]