News: Offbeat

Symba the Obese Cat Begins His Weight Loss Journey

Wednesday  07:51,   21 june 2017
Inside Edition

Symba is beginning his journey to lose 15 pounds with the help of the Humane Rescue Alliance. Symba has a unique characteristic that sets him apart from other felines — he is three times what a normal house cat should weigh.While[...]

You Can Buy a Whole Village on Scotland's Isle of Skye

Tuesday  19:52,   20 june 2017
Mental Floss

The purchase includes four traditional cottages and a five-bedroom house.Have you ever fantasized about moving to Scotland and living in a rustic cottage by the sea? Now, there’s an opportunity to have an entire village all to yourself. As The[...]

Stranger helps frightened elderly man onto escalator and rides down with him arm-in-arm

Tuesday  19:52,   20 june 2017
Houston Chronicle

A Massachusetts woman shared a moving photo to Facebook about a young man helping an elderly man that has since gone viral. Paula Accorsi Picard shared a photo of the backs of two men riding arm-in-arm down an escalator at the Holyoke Mall[...]

Mark Wahlberg Was Adorably One-Upped By His Daughter's Boyfriend

Tuesday  19:51,   20 june 2017

Mark Wahlberg is a dad to three, but right now his mind is focused on his eldest, 13-year-old daughter Ella. Wahlberg explained that his daughter briefly dated a boy who wasn't really a good kid, so now his radars are on full alert. When[...]

The Love Stop: Man Proposes to Long-Lost Crush on School Bus Where They Met

Tuesday  19:51,   20 june 2017
Inside Edition

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Temples transformed: superheroes bolster Buddha's ranks

Tuesday  14:07,   20 june 2017

Superheroes are coming to the rescue of Thailand's temples, where monks have commissioned giant statues of comic book icons and toy robots to entertain children while parents donate to their coffers. Instead of the traditional tranquil Buddhas[...]

Archaeologists Uncover an Ancient Soldier’s Request: 'Send Wine'

Tuesday  14:06,   20 june 2017
Mental Floss

The text remained invisible until this year, even though the clay was on display in the Israel Museum.Ostracon No. 16, excavated in 1965, was part of a group of 100 Hebrew inscriptions discovered in the fortress of Arad, located in the southern[...]

After Losing His Kid's Lunchbox, One Guy Did the Most Dad Thing Ever

Tuesday  14:06,   20 june 2017
Good Housekeeping

Parents, meet the "lunch box buffet.""There only really one other place I can try," said Hoyle on a video, below, that he took recording the experience. "I'll be honest, I'm not confident. I don't even know if they sell lunch[...]

Tattooed Mom Shuts Down Suggestion That She's Not The Motherhood 'Type'

Tuesday  10:36,   20 june 2017

A U.K. mom’s viral Facebook post is dispelling the notion that mothers have to conform to a specific image. Blogger Gylisa Jayne of Cornwall shared a photo of herself with her almost 2-year-old daughter, Lily. In the caption, she offered some[...]

Relatable Royal Prince George Has Stolen the Internet's Heart With His Face Again

Tuesday  09:30,   20 june 2017

At the ripe old age of almost four, Prince George has proved to be one of the most relatable of all young royals. The future king has an expressive face — and an ideal public platform for displaying his deeply-felt emotions. The royal[...]

Mom and 9-Year-Old Son With Autism Save Drowning Toddler: 'I'm Just a Little Helper'

Tuesday  08:46,   20 june 2017
Inside Edition

Severia and Colbi Heard were at their local pool when together, they saved a drowning 3-year-old boy. A normal day at the pool turned into a daring rescue when a boy and his mother jumped into action to save a toddler’s life.Surveillance video[...]

This bath bomb looks exactly like a pizza slice

Monday  18:52,   19 june 2017

It's no secret that pizza is many people's favorite food, and one beauty store is taking advantage of it. Etsy shop BathesdaBoutique, which specializes in bath bombs, released a pizza slice bath bomb that looks like the real[...]

This Couple's Wedding Photo Shoot Featured An Actual Explosion

Monday  18:52,   19 june 2017

We've seen an uptick in creative wedding and engagement photo shoots recently, from a This Is Us -themed shoot complete with twinkle lights and a "terrible towel" to the ever-popular bridal party playing with puppies. But we[...]

Woman Robs Store and Apologizes to Owners on Her Way Out: Police

Monday  14:31,   19 june 2017
Inside Edition

Police are still searching for the suspect. A woman robbed a Pennsylvania gas station and then apologized on her way out, police said.The woman, who police are still searching for, entered the BFS Food and Gas Station in Uniontown on Monday and[...]

Entire School Faculty Dons Same 'Goofy' Sweater On Picture Day

Monday  11:37,   19 june 2017
Inside Edition

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