News: Offbeat

Teen Finds Wallet Stuffed With $1,500 in Cash, Returns It: 'His Act of Kindness Cannot Go Unrecognized'

Wednesday  19:52,   20 september 2017
Inside Edition

The wallet lying in a driveway contained $1,500 in cash. In this heartwarming case, the front porch surveillance footage does not show someone stealing a package.Sacramento homeowner Melissa Vang took to Facebook recently to publicly thank an[...]

NASA astronaut adopts unusual 'pets' in space

Wednesday  15:52,   20 september 2017
CNET

Astronauts on the space station don't have dogs or cats to keep them company, so sometimes they create their own microgravity pets.Bresnik writes, "What do you do when your 7- and 11-year-old children ask you if you have pets in space? [...]

A century on, royal family's letters return to Russia

Wednesday  15:36,   20 september 2017
AFP

From telegrams about hunting parties to anguished letters over the Bolshevik takeover, a trove of documents detailing the private lives of Russia's Romanov family has returned home 100 years after the 1917 revolution. The archive, containing[...]

Someone Made A Dad Bod Fanny Pack That No One Asked For

Wednesday  09:37,   20 september 2017
HuffPost

The term “beer belly” could soon have a whole new meaning. The Dadbag is a fanny pack that is designed to look like a hairy man’s stomach.Albert Pukies, a 27-year-old who lives in London, England, invented the fabric pouch.“My inspiration was seeing [...]

Dog Drops 60 Pounds After Strict Diet - Check Out the Transformation

Wednesday  09:37,   20 september 2017
Inside Edition

He also walks about two miles a day. A Labrador that once weighed 146 pounds has a new "leash" on life after losing 60 pounds, thanks to its new owners.At twice the average weight of the breed, Shiloh once refused to go on walks and was considered [...]

Mother-of-5 Donates Kidney to Single Mother She Met at Church

Wednesday  09:36,   20 september 2017
Inside Edition

<p>A woman with five daughters said it was her motherly instinct to donate a kidney to a single mother of a 2-year-old struggling with kidney disease after the moms met at a Tennessee church.</p>“I couldn’t imagine Karli growing up without a[...]

Beachgoer Finds Washed-Up Camera Containing Couple's Long-Lost Wedding Photos

Wednesday  05:13,   20 september 2017
Inside Edition

Against all odds, 173 pictures were extracted from the sandy camera. When high school sweethearts Heather and Kole decided to tie the knot, they thought there was no better to be married than the beach.The couple had a picture perfect wedding in[...]

German World War I submarine discovered intact with 23 bodies inside

Wednesday  05:12,   20 september 2017
FOX News

A submarine used by Germany during World War I was found basically intact off the coast of Belgium.Authorities said the UB II-type diver was found on the floor of the North Sea at about a 45 degree angle, between 82 to 98 feet below the surface. The [...]

This Faceless Makeup Illusion Will Haunt Your Dreams

Wednesday  05:12,   20 september 2017
HuffPost

Mimi Choi’s latest makeup tutorial is almost too spooky to face. The 32-year-old makeup and visual artist, who is based in Vancouver, Canada, recently wowed her followers with a faceless makeup illusion. “If you look closely, you will see my[...]

A Jewish folk song is preserved in a Japanese video game

Tuesday  19:47,   19 september 2017
PRI

The soundtrack of “Sexy Parodius” captures 20th-century curiosity in its friendliest form. It's an embrace, invitation and inclusion of culture as more of an experience than a commodity. “Lovely Otohime” embodies an enumerable and wide range of[...]

'Pakistan Girl' takes aim at corrupt cops and domestic abuse

Tuesday  19:46,   19 september 2017
AFP

Pakistan's newest female superhero has vowed to battle venal officials and protect battered women, as her creator tries to inspire the next generation to fight injustice in a deeply patriarchal society. The new "Pakistan Girl" comic series is[...]

Golbang -- the Twitter generation's 'beautiful game'

Tuesday  19:22,   19 september 2017
AFP

Golbang, a new three-a-side format of the beautiful game, hopes to fill the same role as Twenty20 and sevens in cricket and rugby, its creator Bruno Schwobthaler told AFP.&nbsp;The Frenchman's brainchild can be played by mixed sex teams with a[...]

Dog Who Disappeared From Florida Turns Up in New York More Than a Year Later

Tuesday  15:56,   19 september 2017
Inside Edition

She had escaped from a backyard. When Richard Moneck’s dog got loose in Florida more than a year ago, he gave up hope that he’d ever see her again.Moneck said the dog, “Relay,” escaped from his dad’s backyard in West Palm Beach in February of[...]

'It' factor: California cops pose for viral photo inspired by horror film

Tuesday  10:57,   19 september 2017
FOX News

Move over Gainesville “hot cops” – these California police officers are getting the laughs, likes and shares for their parody photo of Stephen King’s “It.” The Lincoln Police Department posted a photo on Friday showing four officers doing their[...]

Woman Celebrates Her 111th Birthday, Credits Her Long Life to Whisky: 'She Swears by It'

Tuesday  10:56,   19 september 2017
Inside Edition

<p>Grace Jones, 111, says the secret of her longevity is a slug of whisky every night. </p>The secret to her longevity, she says, is quaffing a healthy slug of Scotch whisky every night before[...]