News: Offbeat

French 'human hen' artist hatches first chick

Wednesday  14:11,   19 april 2017
AFP

A French artist who has spent three weeks sitting on 10 eggs hatched his first chick Tuesday. Abraham Poincheval -- who made headlines last month after spending a week entombed inside an egg-shaped rock -- has hardly slept since he stepped inside a[...]

Disney's Newest Hotel Could Take You To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Wednesday  14:10,   19 april 2017
Refinery29

Disneyland and Walt Disney World's respective Star Wars Lands are set to open in 2019. But in addition to attractions, plenty of stormtroopers, and (very) long lines, there's some major news for die-hard Star Wars fans: WDW News Today reports[...]

California Moves to Turn Freeway Traffic Into Electricity

Wednesday  11:55,   19 april 2017
Mental Floss

Gridlock could be turned into something useful.The California Energy Commission recently voted to put $2.3 million into two piezoelectricity projects, which convert pressure into power. One pilot will test a 200-foot-long piece of asphalt on[...]

Brave 12-Year-Old Saves Her Little Sister From Man Trying to Carjack Their Van

Wednesday  08:41,   19 april 2017
Inside Edition

Her mom didn't know she had it in her.Brandie Weiler told InsideEdition.com that she was driving with her two daughters, Madison, 12, and Mollie, 7, when they witnessed a car accident at the intersection in front of them on John Taylor[...]

This Hilarious Dad’s Response To His Daughter’s ‘Accident’ Is Perfect

Wednesday  08:07,   19 april 2017
The Huffington Post

The title for “best dad ever” just got some tough competition. On Friday, Ben Sowards, an artist, author and father from Utah, got a call from his wife that their 6-year-old daughter, Valerie, had “an accident” at school and needed to be picked up.[...]

Father Finds Bag Stuffed with $14,000 in Cash, Takes It to Police Station

Wednesday  08:07,   19 april 2017
Inside Edition

Dad doesn't think twice about turning in huge stash of cash he found on a roadside. What’s a family man to do when confronted with $14,000 in cash abandoned on the side of the road?With his two young sons hovering, Ohio resident Jake Bowers[...]

These High School Girls Invented A Solar-Powered Shelter For The Homeless

Tuesday  19:11,   18 april 2017
The Huffington Post

When 12 junior and senior girls from San Fernando High School in California received a grant to develop an invention to solve a real-world problem, they decided to create a solar-powered shelter to help the homeless. Now for over a year,[...]

Dad of 5 Girls Is Hilariously Shocked in Delivery Room as His First Boy Is Born

Tuesday  19:11,   18 april 2017
Inside Edition

They didn't know the gender beforehand.Kennedy Zarour, of New Jersey, was ecstatic when doctors in the delivery room announced that his wife had just given birth to a baby[...]

First Woman to Finish Boston Marathon Does It Again, 50 Years Later

Tuesday  14:17,   18 april 2017
Inside Edition

She did it again. This time at age 70. They tried to shove her out, quite literally, 50 years ago. But she kept on running.On Monday she did it again, this time at age 70, crossing the Boston Marathon finish line half a century after becoming the [...]

Hey, Look, It's Hundreds Of People Dressed As Charlie Chaplin

Tuesday  14:16,   18 april 2017
The Huffington Post

On Sunday, what would have been Charlie Chaplin’s 128th birthday, hundreds of people gathered in costume at the silent film star’s former home in Switzerland, the Associated Press reported.  Mustachioed participants donned black bowler hats[...]

High School Junior Asks Herself to Prom - and She Says Yes!

Tuesday  14:16,   18 april 2017
Inside Edition

Lily Bilgrey, 17, said she was tired of seeing her friends worked up over how they were being asked to prom, or whether they would go with a date. If you want something done right, sometimes you just have to take matters into your own hands.That[...]

First Lady Nudges Trump to Put Hand Over His Heart During National Anthem at Easter Egg Roll

Tuesday  11:46,   18 april 2017
Inside Edition

The Trumps spent the weekend in Mar-a-Lago before returning to Washington for the annual event. Let the good times — and the eggs — roll!First Lady Melania Trump on Monday kicked off the 139th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, thanking their[...]

Marine Dad and Daughter, 4, Sit Down for Tea Party Photo Shoot for Month of the Military Child

Tuesday  11:31,   18 april 2017
Inside Edition

His daughter was[...]

Family of separated twins celebrates their miraculous lives

Tuesday  08:06,   18 april 2017
USA TODAY

For the Ayeni family, every morning is Easter morning. Every new day gives them another reason to celebrate faith, hope, love and new life. Marvelous was born[...]

Cruise crazy: Couple sets record with 200th Carnival sailing

Tuesday  07:36,   18 april 2017
USA TODAY

The Caffarys crossed the 200 cruise mark on a sailing of the 2,974-passenger Carnival Liberty out of Port Canaveral, Fla.  Not so for Bernard and Janice[...]