News: Offbeat

Anonymous Man Finally Pays Parking Ticket From the 1970s

Tuesday  14:06,   03 july 2018
insideedition

It was a $2 ticket at the time.Police in Minersville, Penn., said the received a letter last week from an anonymous man named "Dave." Inside the envelope was a parking ticket from 1974 and the cash to pay for it, along with a[...]
News / Offbeat

The Muslim Evil-Eye Amulet Discovered in a Jerusalem Parking Lot

Tuesday  09:26,   03 july 2018
thedailybeast

A fascinating little amulet found in Jerusalem is a reminder of the long worldwide obsession with warding off the evil eye.The piece was unearthed in the Givati Parking Lot in the City of David in Jerusalem Walls National Park by archaeology teams[...]

Woman pronounced dead wakes up in morgue

Tuesday  09:26,   03 july 2018
news.sky

A South African woman has been discovered alive in a morgue shortly after being declared dead in a car crash. The woman was found breathing by mortuary technicians several hours after being certified dead by paramedics at the scene of the pile-up[...]

A denim brand is selling upside-down jean shorts for $385 and people actually want to wear them

Monday  13:52,   02 july 2018
msn

Cie Denim sells jeans that are designed to look like they're being worn upside down, and the unconventional design has captured the internet's attention.- According to Cie Denim's website, every item it sells is one of a kind, made in New[...]

Cambodia earns Guinness Record for longest woven scarf

Monday  13:52,   02 july 2018
msn

Cambodia won a place in the Guinness book of World Records Sunday for a 1,100-metre (3,600-foot) long version of the country's popular krama scarf. Supported by a youth movement with links to the nation's ruling party, more than 23,000[...]

Baby boom at Texas hospital: 48 babies born in 41 hours

Monday  13:51,   02 july 2018
cbsnews

Extra staff was called in; pizza ordered and even after 48 babies in a short span of time, the hospital says they are ready for moreSince June 26, 48 babies were born in less than 2 days, CBS Dallas / Fort Worth reports. That's an average of more[...]

The Optical Illusion on This Missing Cat Poster Is Creeping Everyone Out

Monday  09:31,   02 july 2018
bestlifeonline

A viral video by YouTuber Max Tiseyko shows a poster of a missing cat that appears to turn its head to look at you as you walk by. Creepy!On June 12, YouTuber Max Tiseyko filmed a video of a “missing cat” sign posted onto a shed. It seems like a[...]

Overweight Arbuckle the Hedgehog Goes on a Diet

Monday  09:31,   02 july 2018
insideedition

An animal center is hoping to get him to exercise.The New Arc Animal Rescue Centre in Aberdeenshire recently received the animal, named[...]

What Color Are These Dots? Your Perception May Be Skewed by Context

Monday  09:30,   02 july 2018
mentalfloss

If "the dress" taught us anything, it's that how we see color isn't always black and white.Researchers at Harvard University and other institutions showed participants 1000 dots ranging in color from very blue to very purple, and[...]

Illinois Woman Thanks Cops for Pulling Over Her Husband: 'Next Time, Please Ticket Him'

Friday  13:22,   29 june 2018
insideedition

"The thing is, I have warned him about this previously," the note says."Dear Police," begins the card posted to Facebook Thursday by the Collinsville Police Department, "Thank you for pulling over my husband when he rolled through the stop [...]

The internet is obsessed with DJ Switch, a 10-year-old musician from Ghana who is more talented than you will ever be

Friday  13:22,   29 june 2018
msn

DJ Switch, née Erica Tandoh, is a 10-year-old musician from Ghana .- In an interview with the BBC, she told the outlet about her inspirations, passion for music, and aspirations.-Although she loves making music, she wants to be a gynecologist when[...]

'Ghost Hand' Appears on Boy's Knee in Chilling Family Photo: 'The Creepiest Thing I've Ever Seen'

Friday  09:12,   29 june 2018
insideedition

A Wisconsin father captured a bone-chilling image in a photo of his son only days after the dad suffered a near-death experience himself. Less than a week after Chris Downing suffered a near-fatal heroin overdose, the father of two snapped a[...]

Crafty Crows Can Build Tools From Memory

Friday  09:12,   29 june 2018
mentalfloss

Yet another reason to never get on a crow's bad side.For the new study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, an international team of scientists looked at New Caledonian crows, a species known for its tool usage. New Caledonian crows use [...]

People are struggling to find the bunny hidden in a sea of cats in this viral brain teaser — can you spot it?

Thursday  13:50,   28 june 2018
msn

Hungarian artist Gergely Dudás has been known to stump the internet with his vivid seek-and-find illustrations. His latest image features a crowd of cats with their tails sticking up, camouflaging a lone bunny's long ears. Can you spot it?In his [...]

Koala With Diabetes Gets Its Own Glucose Monitor

Thursday  13:50,   28 june 2018
insideedition

Quincy can now spend more time relaxing.Quincy, who suffers from Type 1 diabetes, now wears a sensor and transmitter, created by Dexcom, which then sends information to a smart device monitored by his[...]