Weird News

Santa billboard draws fire

A Chico, California billboard is drawing fire for its depiction of Santa Claus holding an assault rifle. The owners of Down Range Indoor Training Center put up the sign reading "We build AR's for Santa".
Fans drunk in love with Drinking Jacket Kickstarter

Fans drunk in love with Drinking Jacket Kickstarter

Too bad the Drinking Jacket won't be ready in time for this New Year's Eve.
Meet the world's No. 1 dealer in Guinness art

Meet the world's No. 1 dealer in Guinness art

Robert Lloyd, a New York antique dealer, holds an unusual distinction: He is the world's largest dealer of Guinness advertising art.
Lost on a plane: Woman claims FedEx misplaced her snake

Lost on a plane: Woman claims FedEx misplaced her snake

A rare python barely makes it home for the holidays after a Norman woman says FedEx lost her snake. Henry the Angolan python is like many of us during the holidays.

Bear vs. Santa

A California photographer captured amazing video after setting up several remote cameras in the Angeles National Forest. He set up a Santa Claus doll in hopes of recording it with a mountain lion.
Texas theater replaces 'The Interview' with 'Team America'

Texas theater replaces 'The Interview' with 'Team America'

After Sony canceled the release of its comedy "The Interview," one Texas theater plans to screen "Team America: World Police" instead.
Mysterious ice pancakes appear on Scottish river

Mysterious ice pancakes appear on Scottish river

Here's another Scottish mystery to file alongside the Loch Ness Monster and Mel Gibson's accent in "Braveheart." Ice pancakes.
What is this band doing with a samurai sword?

What is this band doing with a samurai sword?

What do you get when you combine Japanese culture, rock and musical theater? Chaos. Or more precisely KAO=S -- a band of spellbinding musicians presenting vivid visual performances unlike anything you may have ever seen.
Ancient pharaoh statue rises again in Egypt

Ancient pharaoh statue rises again in Egypt

A massive statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III was toppled in an earthquake some 3,000 years ago. It has risen again.
Amazon U.K.'s 1 penny firesale

Amazon U.K.'s 1 penny firesale

Winter coats. Video games. An incense holder. These, along with hundreds of items, were available for a penny on Amazon.com for about an hour or so on Friday morning in the United Kingdom.
New Silk Road: World's longest train journey completed

New Silk Road: World's longest train journey completed

China is known for chasing superlatives -- now it can add marathon train journeys to its growing list of unparalleled achievements.
Police contain unruly Air Jordan shoppers at Houston-area malls

Police contain unruly Air Jordan shoppers at Houston-area malls

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; police were called to quell unruly crowds after hundreds converged outside several Houston-area malls early Sunday morning in hopes of getting a ticket to buy pricey Nike Air Jordan sneakers being released ne
Judge dismisses cases to take care of personal business

Judge dismisses cases to take care of personal business

Almost 20 people ready to face a judge had their cases dismissed last week without a word of evidence.Now, they're hearing that instead of their charges being dropped, they will have to return to court.

New Mexico missle silo for sale

 It might be the safest home for sale in all of New Mexico. "I say come out and look, make an offer, and you can have your underground castle right away," said realtor Jim Moore.
Mark Wahlberg asks Massachusetts for pardon in 1988 crime

Mark Wahlberg asks Massachusetts for pardon in 1988 crime

 On April 8, 1988, when he was 16 and long before he became a model, rapper and actor, Mark Wahlberg -- high on drugs and alcohol -- assaulted a man while trying to steal two cases of alcohol and then punched another man in the face as he