News : Offbeat

What's 'Hop'-ening Here? Kangaroo Jumps Into Family's RV, Returns With His Friends

Monday  00:07,   07 november 2016
Inside Edition

This family got quite the surprise when a kangaroo hopped into their RV before dinner. Justin Lorrimer recorded the bizarre moment. An Australian family's morning was off to a hopping start when they woke up to discover a mob of kangaroos lining[...]

The funniest @POTUS tweets of Barack Obama’s presidency

Sunday  16:35,   06 november 2016
Quartz

President Barack Obama is cool. He makes killer playlists, shoots hoops, texts Jay-Z, and tweets at the people. The first sitting US president to have a Twitter handle, @POTUS began meeting the tweeps in May 2015, and he’s been pretty funny.Hello,[...]

Dude expertly rickrolls followers terrified of a Trump presidency

Sunday  15:49,   06 november 2016
The Daily Dot

&nbsp;<p>Twitter user and Decision Desk dude Jeff B. played on our election emotions perfectly with this tweet.</p>Twitter user and Decision Desk dude Jeff B. played on our election emotions perfectly with this tweet, claiming that the[...]

Student gets sweet revenge after hungry Kit Kat thief strikes

Sunday  07:56,   06 november 2016
TODAY

When Hunter Jobbins revealed that a Kit Kat bar had been stolen from his car, the candy company quickly intervened — in a big way.We all know how the classic 1988 Kit Kat jingle goes, and now one student has approximately 6,500 of those[...]

Snake-sized worm wriggles in to record book

Saturday  23:49,   05 november 2016
Sky News

A giant earthworm called Dave has made his way into the record books after growing to the size of a small snake. The 40cm (15.7in) annelid, weighing 26g, is the largest earthworm ever found in the UK.He was spotted by Paul Rees from Widnes,[...]

These jeans are beyond vintage: 1800s Levi's up for auction

Saturday  22:28,   05 november 2016
Associated Press

There are vintage jeans. And then there are jeans from the American Wild West that are up for auction.A Maine auction house is putting up for bid a bona fide pair of Levi's blue jeans bought in 1893.A Maine auction house is putting up for bid a[...]

This Family Has Rescued More Than 200 Puppies

Saturday  11:42,   05 november 2016
Good Housekeeping

The Bunches have transformed their property into a way station for neglected dogs en route to forever homes.It all started in 2012, when an acquaintance asked Joey if she would consider fostering a couple of Labrador puppies from Companion Animal[...]

What cats do when we’re not watching, in photos

Saturday  11:42,   05 november 2016
Quartz

What do cats do when their human servants aren’t around? One Austrian photographer decided to find out, and ended up with a peculiar new series…What do cats do when their human servants aren’t around? One Austrian photographer decided to find out,[...]

Squirrel That Attacked Residents, Staffer at Retirement Community Still at Large

Saturday  11:42,   05 november 2016
People

Somewhere out there is a very angry squirrel. A squirrel that entered a senior living community in Florida on Thursday afternoon caused some trouble and injured residents there, according to The Orlando Sentinel, which first reported the story. It[...]

80-Year-Old Model Crushes Stereotypes With His Swagger

Friday  15:21,   04 november 2016
HuffPost

High fashion runways don’t usually feature older models, let alone those with more than half a century in life experience. But this 80-year-old grandfather is proof designers have been making one BIG mistake. Wang Deshun is an actor and artist from[...]

Terrifying image of giant spider goes viral

Friday  08:42,   04 november 2016
CBS News

Rescue group has something to say about "scary" giant huntsman spiderPhotos of a giant huntsman spider that was rescued in Queensland, Australia, last year are going viral — and people can’t believe their[...]

Twitter user predicted Cubs-Indians World Series tie back in 2014

Thursday  15:07,   03 november 2016
CBS News

Tweet goes viral as Chicago and Cleveland go into extra innings.No one could have predicted[...]

This Restaurant's Wifi Password Is An Impossible Math Problem

Thursday  15:07,   03 november 2016
Delish

Dust off your graphing calculator.Posted by Reddit user Joshua_Glock, the equation was drafted up at YaYa's Thai Restaurant in San Antonio, TX. And we have to admit it has a lot going on-exponents, summation sigma, and what looks like three[...]

University executive director under fire for Bigfoot hunt

Thursday  10:07,   03 november 2016
Associated Press

The head of the University of New Mexico's Gallup campus is under fire for spending money on Bigfoot-related pursuits. UNM Gallup's Executive Director Dr. Christopher Dyer organized a two-day, on-campus Bigfoot conference in February[...]

Meet the Pint-Sized Bodybuilders Vying for Muscle Stardom

Thursday  08:07,   03 november 2016
Inside Edition

The competitors, who range in age from 5 to 11, are too young for weightlifting, so they do push-ups and sit-ups. The mother of one boy says bodybuilding helped her son&nbsp;drop 12 pounds in six weeks.The children, ranging in age from 5 to 11,[...]