Weird News

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
Cumberbatch takes on 'Dr. Strange,' Reynolds to reprise 'Deadpool'

Cumberbatch takes on 'Dr. Strange,' Reynolds to reprise 'Deadpool'

 Cumberbatch fans, rejoice! It's finally official.
About 100 brains missing from University of Texas

About 100 brains missing from University of Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The University of Texas at Austin is missing about 100 brains — about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars of formaldehyde.

Moose on the loose!

The Western Moose is a common sight in Canada and northern Minnesota, but to see one 15 miles from the Iowa border is a rare and surprising sight.

University of Texas offers Beyonce, Rihanna feminism course

Beyonce takes center stage at the University of Texas Austin. This spring, students will be able to take a unique course featuring the superstar.