News: Offbeat

Man Proposes While Doing Acrobatic Yoga Pose With His Girlfriend

Saturday  10:20,   22 april 2017
Inside Edition

Yoga is their[...]

Egg-citing dinosaur fossils found in China

Saturday  07:12,   22 april 2017
Sky News

Fossilised dinosaur eggs from 70 million years ago have been unearthed on a building site in China. The shells, discovered near Foshan in the southeast of the country, were found at a depth of about 26ft (8m), preserved in red sandstone.The[...]

What's the secret to a long life? This dog and cat may know

Saturday  07:12,   22 april 2017
CBC

Hortense and Cachou can’t talk, but the four-legged furry ones may hold the secret to a long life.The two pets were unveiled as the oldest registered cat and dog in the province of[...]

The University of Tennessee Offers a Dolly Parton-Themed History Class

Saturday  07:12,   22 april 2017
Mental Floss

“Dolly’s America” uses Parton's personal journey as a lens through which to examine modern Appalachian culture. The singer grew up in Sevier County, about 30 miles outside of Knoxville, and the class looks at how a "'hillbilly' girl from[...]

A baby bald eagle hurt itself, so climbers scaled an 80-foot tree to help

Friday  20:01,   21 april 2017
The Washington Post

Known as DC4, the baby eaglet had gotten its leg “lodged in a Y-shaped stick” in part of the nest.Known as DC4, the eaglet had gotten its leg “lodged in a Y-shaped stick” in part of the nest, according to wildlife experts from the American Eagle[...]

Medical Student Celebrates Graduation by 'Marrying' Doctorate Degree: 'I Really Love Education'

Friday  20:01,   21 april 2017
Inside Edition

It has been 27-year-old Angie Hamouie's dream to be accepted into Georgetown University's residency program since starting her medical degree. A Texas woman created a wedding registry to celebrate the changing of her name — not to '"Mrs." [...]

Zebra Spotted Wandering California Neighborhood

Friday  10:28,   21 april 2017
Inside Edition

<p>Residents were perplexed.</p>A zebra was spotted in all his striped glory hanging out near the town of[...]

Chihuahua arrested by police gains Facebook fame

Friday  10:28,   21 april 2017
CNET

Commentary: In Northern Ireland, alleged criminals come in all shapes, sizes and species.By turning to Facebook and accusing Nickelback of crimes against music, for[...]

There’s a Zoo for Sale on Craigslist (Animals Included)

Friday  10:28,   21 april 2017
Mental Floss

Are you listening, Matt Damon? [...]

Watch Woman Figure Out Movie Trailer Is Really A Marriage Proposal

Friday  10:27,   21 april 2017
The Huffington Post

Adrianna Neil thought she was going to see “Beauty and the Beast” with her boyfriend as an early 26th birthday present.&nbsp;She didn’t realize she’d have the type of experience that is straight out of[...]

This Viral Soccer Game Photo Shows Co-Parenting At Its Finest

Friday  07:01,   21 april 2017
The Huffington Post

A viral photo taken at a 4-year-old’s soccer game has captured the internet’s heart with its important message about co-parenting.&nbsp;On Saturday, Emilee Player posted a photo on Facebook that shows her stepdaughter, 4-year-old Maelyn Player,[...]

Mystery surrounds gold coins hidden in piano

Friday  07:01,   21 april 2017
Sky News

Investigators have been left scratching their heads as to why a treasure trove of gold coins was hidden in an old piano. The collection of 913 coins, declared as treasure by a coroner on Thursday, was found hidden beneath the instrument's keyboard[...]

Friendly Cop Plays Hopscotch With Little Girl in Video That's Gone Viral

Friday  07:01,   21 april 2017
Inside Edition

A Texas police officer becomes an internet darling after video goes viral of him playing hopscotch with a little girl. It took less than 30 seconds of videotape to turn a Texas cop into an internet sensation, all because he played hopscotch with[...]

The Story Behind These Viral Photos Of A Starstruck 7-Year-Old Meeting Belle

Friday  07:01,   21 april 2017
The Huffington Post

April 14 marked the first day of a week-long magical adventure for 7-year-old Daisy Perez, and the highlight of her trip was the day she met Belle from “Beauty and the Beast” at Walt Disney World.&nbsp;April 14 marked the first day of a[...]

Bugs for dinner? New Aussie food trend has legs (and wings)

Thursday  16:36,   20 april 2017
AFP

With a twist of lime and a dash of salt Sydney chef Nowshad Alam Rasel flavours a hot pan full of crickets, tossing them over a flaming stove. The savoury snack, which would not be out of place at a Mexican cantina or a Bangkok street stall, is[...]