Daredevil "Mad Mike" Hughes dies in crash of his homemade rocket in California

"Mad Mike" Hughes, a self-styled explorer and daredevil bent on proving that the earth is flat was killed over the weekend when his homemade rocket crashed in the California desert over the weekend......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Feb 23rd, 2020Related News

Osaka airport introduces canine comfort room, complete with pole

Osaka's Itami airport is setting up a toilet area for travelling dogs, complete with a pole for them to cock a leg on......»»

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Cape Town restaurant wins Guinness world milkshake record

Guinness World Records has named a South African restaurant as the official titleholder for 'Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available'......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Feb 7th, 2020Related News

Cape Town restaurant wins Guiness world milkshake record

Guiness World Records has named a South African restaurant as the official titleholder for 'Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available'......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Feb 7th, 2020Related News

Come to Rio, get robbed: Brazil tourism body shares awkward Instagram post

When marketing Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's national tourism agency typically focuses on the city's world-class beaches, samba-filled music scene and caipirinha-fueled parties. Violent crime is rarely listed among the attractions......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Feb 5th, 2020Related News

Japanese billionaire Maezawa pulls out of dating show that promised the moon

Japanese fashion billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has pulled out of a documentary search for a girlfriend to take on his voyage around the moon with Elon Musk's SpaceX, citing his "mixed feelings" about participating......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 29th, 2020Related News

Lengthy pizza delivers funds for embattled Australian firefighters

An Italian restaurant in Australia has made a 103 meter (338 foot) Margherita pizza to raise funds for firefighters battling bushfires......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 21st, 2020Related News

Ultra trail runner Jornet beats base jumper in odd contest

Ultra trail runner Kilian Jornet beat base jumper Tom Erik Heimen in an unusual contest -- one ran up and down a mountain while the other climbed up and flew down in a race last year, footage of which was released on Tuesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 21st, 2020Related News

Doctor TikTok-ed off with injured All Blacks loose forward Savea

Injured All Blacks loose forward Ardie Savea has been ordered to curb his use of the social media platform TikTok as he recovers from knee surgery......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 21st, 2020Related News

Drink like a Mexican kingpin: "El Chapo" beer launched by daughter

Have a cold one, have an "El Chapo" beer. That's the message of Alejandrina Guzman, whose company has developed a craft beer dedicated to her infamous, incarcerated kingpin father Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 17th, 2020Related News

Moonstruck: Japanese billionaire"s girlfriend entrants top 20,000

Applications to become Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa's girlfriend have topped 20,000, streaming service AbemaTV said on Thursday, ahead of its documentary on his search for a "life partner" to take on his moon voyage......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 16th, 2020Related News

Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone

Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners' absence, after finding that nearly 74% of UK pet-owners play music for their animals......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 15th, 2020Related News

Brain freeze: Russian firm offers path to immortality for a fee

When Alexei Voronenkov's 70-year-old mother passed away, he paid to have her brain frozen and stored in the hope breakthroughs in science will one day be able to bring her back to life......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 14th, 2020Related News

UK"s Johnson: I need to lose weight but becoming vegan would cheese me off

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wants to lose weight in 2020, but will not do "Veganuary" - the popular practice of becoming vegan in January - as it would take too much concentration and mean giving up cheese......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 14th, 2020Related News

Yamaha warns musicians not to climb in instrument cases after Ghosn escape

Yamaha Corporation, has warned people not to try and squeeze inside musical instrument cases after reports former Nissan Motor boss Carlos Ghosn fled Japan concealed inside in one......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 14th, 2020Related News

After Britain appeals for weirdos, spoon bender Uri Geller applies

Spoon-bending celebrity psychic Uri Geller, 73, has applied for a job in the British government in response to an advert for "misfits" and "weirdos", saying no other candidate would possess his powers......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 8th, 2020Related News

Cat vs. chants: Friendly feline tests Buddhist monk"s patience

A Thai temple cat's bid for affection during five-hour-long New Year prayers was enough to test the patience of a Buddhist monk as he tried to maintain his chanting concentration......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jan 3rd, 2020Related News

Egg-standing test goes viral as ring-of-fire eclipse crosses Asia

Can you make an egg stand on its narrow side during a solar eclipse?.....»»

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Colorado bank robber throws cash in air, shouting "Merry Christmas"

A man with a white beard was being held on $10,000 bond for allegedly robbing a Colorado bank and throwing the stolen cash into the air while shouting, “Merry Christmas” to passersby, police and local media reported on Tuesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Dec 24th, 2019Related News

Colorado bank robber throws cash in air, shouting ‘Merry Christmas’

A man with a white beard was being held on $10,000 bond for allegedly robbing a Colorado bank and throwing the stolen cash into the air while shouting, “Merry Christmas” to passersby, police and local media reported on Tuesday......»»

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