News : Offbeat

Texas garbage man, 2-year-old boy share special friendship

Wednesday  11:49,   16 november 2016
CBS News

A two-year-old Texas boy loves trash day in his Plano neighborhood, because that means he gets to see his buddy, James the garbage manThe Plano toddler wheels his mini recycling bin to the curb, dressed as his buddy, James Jackson the trash[...]

Woman finds missing wedding rings in stack of garbage

Wednesday  07:35,   16 november 2016
CBS News

Colleen Dyckman followed her garbage truck to the Babylon town dump, where she begged workers to let her dig through the trash --and eight employees joined in the search.WEST BABYLON, N.Y. --A needle in a haystack may be hard to find, but a Long[...]

Bush family announces adoption of rescue puppy named Freddy

Tuesday  23:49,   15 november 2016
Associated Press

There's a new member of the Bush family: a rescue puppy. George W. Bush says he and his wife, Laura Bush, visited the Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center in Dallas last week just to thank employees for their work, but they ended up leaving with a[...]

This is your captain speaking: Please stop arguing about Donald Trump on my plane

Tuesday  15:14,   15 november 2016
Quartz

Clearly, not everyone is on board with president-elect Donald Trump. Mix those post-election tensions with a cramped flight and things could turn downright ugly. A…A political argument between two passengers on an international flight by United[...]

Second Twin Born as Daylight Saving Time Ends Winds Up Older Than Brother

Tuesday  07:28,   15 november 2016
Inside Edition

If baby A was born first and baby B was born half an hour later, how is baby B the elder twin? If baby A was born first and baby B was born a half hour later, how is baby B the older twin?That’s the riddle a set of Massachusetts twins born during [...]

Hilarious Barack Obama, Joe Biden memes are having fun at Donald Trump's expense

Monday  19:28,   14 november 2016
The Daily Dot

In times like these, sometimes it helps to have a laugh. Which is probably why so many memes of President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are kicking around right now, roasting the reality that Trump will be entering the White House in January.[...]

Glow-in-the-Dark Hair Is Here to Light Up Your Day — Ahem, Night

Monday  11:21,   14 november 2016
Good Housekeeping

Wait until you see it under a black[...]

Bikers help Springsteen, stranded on the side of the road

Sunday  15:28,   13 november 2016
Associated Press

<p>Coming across Bruce Springsteen on a broken down motorcycle on the side of the road could probably be a lyric from one of his songs, but it really happened for a group of guys from New Jersey.</p>A group from the Freehold American Legion[...]

Internet rallies behind genteel old man after death of beloved pet hamster

Sunday  09:07,   13 november 2016
The Daily Dot

In the age of highly curated social media presences, it's rare you find someone who speaks legitimate truth to their lives. Those who unmask the blemishes of society and punch up tend to hide behind a bombastic persona wholly unlike their[...]

Colorblind Student Brought to Tears as Art Teacher Helps Her See Color for First Time

Sunday  09:07,   13 november 2016
Inside Edition

"This is green? Is this what trees look like? They're all so pretty," said 17-year-old Stevie Kaczor, who was found to be colorblind when she was 12. While most people will never know the overwhelming feeling of seeing color for the [...]

Kentucky Town Elects Pit Bull Brynneth Pawltro Mayor

Sunday  09:07,   13 november 2016
People

On Nov. 8, the small town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, elected a leader everybody can get behind: a dog named, wait for it, Brynneth Pawltro. On Nov. 8, the small town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, elected a leader everybody can get behind: a dog named,[...]

Girl, 14, Teaches Her Horse to Bow for Veterans

Saturday  21:21,   12 november 2016
Inside Edition

<p>Landyn Mount honored one of America's veterans by teaching an old horse a new trick.</p>Landyn Mount, 14, of Clinton, Missouri, hatched the idea for an incredible tribute over the summer, and has spent months practicing with her horse,[...]

This deer hates the mall just as much as you do

Saturday  09:28,   12 november 2016
The Daily Dot

&nbsp;<p>Either it had just been caught stealing or the reality of the store's banality began to set it in</p>The deer found himself stuck inside an American Eagle at a Stillwater, Oklahoma mall on Thursday, to its absolute horror.[...]

Michigan quintuplets work at same McDonald's restaurant

Saturday  00:07,   12 november 2016
Associated Press

Nearly everywhere you look inside one Michigan McDonald's, there's an 18-year-old Curtis.Leith, Logan and Lucas Curtis work in the kitchen; Lauren Curtis is responsible for the front counter; and Lindsey Curtis handles the lobby and dining[...]

The Internet Loves This Ad of a Dog on a Trampoline as a Post-Election Distraction

Friday  11:14,   11 november 2016
Fortune

A video of a dog gleefully jumping on a trampoline appears to be providing Americans and Britons with a welcome distraction after a grueling U.S. presidential election. The video-an advertisement for the British department store John Lewis-features[...]