February 23 - A Chinese shopkeeper trying to determine
how his glass door was shattered reviewed CCTV footage and
discovered the vandal was just a clumsy dog chasing a cat. A
to YouTube by the People's Daily newspaper shows CCTV
footage from early Monday afternoon outside of the store. The
video, which the shopkeeper reviewed to identify the suspected
vandal who smashed his door, shows one of the shop's glass
double-doors is propped open across the sidewalk.
February 22 - A Jeep Wagoneer that has been entombed
for 40 years inside a Massachusetts garage that became buried
in a sand dune is about to emerge. Basil Musnuff said the
garage that held the Jeep on his mother's Truro property,
which is located on Cape Cod's Ballston Beach, became half
buried in sand over time. He said the Wagoneer will be
extracted from the sand-filled and partially collapsed garage
Friday. "It's probably going to fall apart like something out
of Indiana Jones," Musnuff told...
February 23 - Pictures of a massive white monster-like
creature which washed up in the Philippines have as gone viral
on social media. Gobsmacked locals can be seen posing for
selfies next to the mystery sea creatures in Cagdainao,
Dinagat Islands. Several unusual sea creatures have been
washing up on the islands following a deadly earthquake last
week. It prompted speculation that the sea creatures are able
to “predict” or detect early tremors. In this case, a massive
white creature that appeared...
February 7 - A squirrel holding a piece of pizza and a
crow engaged in a lengthy chase throughout a neighborhood in
Canada. The squirrel can be seen
enjoying its slice of pizza on a street in
Nova Scotia, as the theiving crow swoops in to swipe the
newfound snack out of its grasp. In hopes of defending its
meal, the crafty squirrel attempted to hide behind the wheel
of a nearby parked car to avoid the lurking crow's beak. After
a few seconds, the squirrel decided to sprint along the street
February 8 - A woman in Pennsylvania reportedly drove
up to a clothing donation bin in her Hummer and started
pulling out bag after bag -- until her arm got stuck, and she
had no way to free herself. Hours later, she was dead. A
combination of trauma injuries and hypothermia killed her, the
coroner confirmed Monday. The woman, 56-year-old Judy Permar,
used a stool to reach inside the drop-off box Sunday in
PennLive.com reported. But according to the coroner's
report, as Permar had her arm in the bin...
February 7 - Someone has bid nearly $100,000 for a
Flamin' Hot Cheeto that resembles Harambe, the slain gorilla.
The seller found the cheesy crisp in a bag of crisps,
according to its description. It was then listed online, with
bidding beginning at $11.99. But it quickly shot up before
bidding ended on Tuesday morning, finishing at $99,900 after
receiving 132 bids. The buyer will receive just the crisp on
its own, not any of the other Cheetos that came with it or the
bag itself. The listing showed the crisp...
January 31 - A teen in Pennsylvania with the last name
Cheese was one of two people suspected in a pizza delivery
theft. Sheldon Isaiah Cheese, 17, of York and Logan Matthew
Alexander, 18, of Littlestown allegedly robbed a man while he
was delivering pizzas on Jan. 24,
according to The Evening Sun. Police said Cheese knocked
on the delivery driver's window while Alexander stood behind
the car and pointed a gun at the man. The man gave Cheese and
Alexander $25 and two pizzas before...
January 31 - A honey-covered smoke detector led an
Arizona homeowner to a shocking discovery -- several pounds of
honey and a defunct bee hive in her attic. Kelsie Hughes said
she was changing the battery in a hallway smoke detector
recently at her Scottsdale home when she discovered the top
side of the device was covered in honey. "I'm like, uh, how
does honey get in here?" Hughes told
KPHO/KTVK. "Oh no, because if it traveled this far, where
did it come from and how many bees...
January 31 - A Florida man was arrested after deputies
discovered he was smuggling 24 gallons of moonshine whiskey
disguised as water. The
Alachua County Sheriff's Office said the Domestic Highway
Enforcement Task Force pulled over Joe Edwards II, 44, a Miami
resident with a Georgia driver's license, on southbound
Interstate 75, near Micanopy. Police said they discovered 24
gallon bottles of moonshine in the in the front seat and trunk
of the car that had been labeled as water.
January 25 - A Kansas man accused of robbing a bank to
escape life with his wife pleaded guilty to charges stemming
from the heist. Lawrence Ripple, 70,
entered a guilty plea to charges stemming from the
September robbery Monday as part of a deal reached with
prosecutors. The FBI said Ripple walked into the Bank of Labor
in Kansas City Sept. 2
and handed a teller a note reading, "I have a gun, give me
money." Court documents state Ripple took the money and sat
down in the lobby of the bank...
January 24 - Police in Texas uploaded security camera
footage of a music store thief who walked out of the shop with
an entire guitar stuffed down his pants. The Fort Worth Police
Department uploaded a video
to YouTube showing the man walk into the Guitar Center
store Wednesday and go to a corner, where he shoves a $1,700
Tobacco Sunburst Fender guitar down his pants and uses his
puffy vest to help hide the instrument. Police said they were
shocked by the footage. "I mean who can stuff an entire...
January 24 - A man and his wife were almost prevented
from boarding a cruise ship in Florida due to a novelty house
key. Henry Echevarria said he and his wife Lisa were stopped
at security while attempting to board a Carnival cruise ship
at Port Canaveral because of his gun-shaped house key,
WTSP reported. "He pulls out my key and says 'Oh, here's
the problem,'" Echevarria said. "It's my house key and he said
'Well, you can't take it on.'" He and his wife, who both work
in law enforcement, were told they...
January 18 - A Florida man with an unusual wasp removal
technique recorded himself taking out an entire nest of the
stinging insects with his bare hands. The Lutz resident,
originally from Trinidad, said
he filmed himself taking out
the wasp nest with his bare hands Jan. 10 to prove to doubters
that his method is real and effective. The man is seen
squashing the insects with his bare hands, being careful to
avoid their stingers. "I was born in the island of Trinidad
and always dared to be different," the man wrote.
January 18 - A 10-foot
false killer whale was rescued from a Western Australia
beach after becoming stranded for a second time in two days.
Rescuers said the false killer whale
was found beached Sunday near the Dawesville Marina and
was taken back out to sea, but the mammal was found beached a
second time the following day at Point Grey, near the Mandurah
Estuary. A video posted
to Facebook by Everything Mandurah shows Monday's rescue
operation, which involved lifting the whale in a sling...
January 18 - A group of kiteboarders in Mexico were
filmed coming ashore to help a disoriented young dolphin that
beached itself in the sand.
The video shows the group, including one man still holding
the kite, dragging the dolphin Jan. 10 from the shore of El
Cuyo, Yucatan, to the waves. The dolphin struggles in the
shallow water, but is able to swim off once its rescuers drag
it further out to deeper waters. The filmer said the young
dolphin was apparently disoriented after strong winds swept
through the area.
January 19 - Authorities in southern Wisconsin said a
sea of red washed over a highway when hundreds of thousands of
Skittles spilled onto a road. The Dodge County Sheriff's
in a Facebook post that deputies found the hundreds of
thousands of red Skittles littering County Highway S, near
Blackbird Road, at 8:51 p.m. Tuesday night. The sheriff's
office later learned the Skittles had been in a cardboard box
on the back of a flatbed truck and that the box had softened
and spilled its load when it became wet...
January 11 - The Sault Ste. Marie and Area Local
Immigration Partnership (LIP),
a Canadian immigration and “anti-racist” organization, is
asking residents of the city to
pledge to prove they aren’t racist. Local news syndicate
SooToday, first announced the pledge yesterday in an article
your chance to register as a certified non-racist.” The
organization believes that by having the whole of the
community’s signatures on this, they’ve done their best to
January 11 - An Alberta man helped rescue a massive
Clydesdale horse that fell through the ice of a frozen creek
and the efforts were recorded by his chest-mounted camera.
Cody Scott, 20, had a GoPro camera strapped to his chest
Monday when he went out in his snowmobile to try to find his
neighbor's lost horse outside of Rimbey. Scott said he and
another man looking for the horse found the Clydesdale mostly
submerged in the iced-over creek. He said he tried using his
snowmobile to tow the horse...
January 11 - A garbage-digging Kentucky cat that ended
up with a pizza rolls bag stuck on its head got a little help
from an unlikely source -- man's best friend.
Jason Smith posted a video
to YouTube showing the disoriented kitty stumbling around
the back of a trash-filled pickup truck Monday in Louisa. "I
walked outside and saw the cat with the bag on its head. I
thought people might think it was funny, so I recorded it,"
Smith wrote online. The situation turned even more amusing
when the cat found...
January 12 - A clumsy kangaroo is going viral after its
attempt to jump over a rope fence caused it to face-plant on a
paved road. The kangaroo was being filmed by a witness when it
attempted to jump over the rope fence next to a freshly-paved
road. The kangaroo's leg ended up getting caught on the fence
and did not come free when the marsupial attempted a second
leap. The hop instead caused the kangaroo to fall face-first
onto the road and do a front roll. The kangaroo recovers
quickly from the fall and looks...
January 12 - Loud noise caused by strong winds in
Niagara Falls, N.Y., led one resident to seek help from local
police in order to get to sleep. A Niagara Falls police
dispatcher informed officers that a resident had called to
request police stop the wind from blowing, according to an
obtained by The Action. "All cars be advised, someone
called to see if the police could stop the wind from blowing
so they could sleep," the dispatcher said. The dispatcher then
requested any officers with command...