News: Offbeat

Long-lost Roman library reemerges in Germany after 2,000 years in darkness

Monday  14:26,   06 august 2018
washingtonpost

The library's remnants were discovered beneath the city of Cologne and date back to the Roman era.Yet the Roman were quite active on the western side of the Rhine and they left behind a vast number of architectural masterpieces. Archeologists[...]
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One of these tigers doesn't have a twin — can you spot which one?

Monday  09:27,   06 august 2018
msn

Hungarian artist Gergely Dudás creates puzzles with hidden images. His latest shows a series of 25 tigers — 12 pairs of twins and one that doesn't have a match. Can you figure out which tiger is the odd one out? require(["inlineoutstreamAd", [...]

Texas Man Spots 'Angel' in the Sky: 'I Feel Very Honored'

Monday  09:07,   06 august 2018
insideedition

He was driving down the highway when he spotted the figure.Danny Ferraro said he was driving on Highway 105 on Monday when he spotted the angelic figure formed in the clouds and decided to snap a[...]

Is 'Jaws' the Key to Solving a Decades-Old Murder Mystery?

Monday  09:07,   06 august 2018
insideedition

The 1974 case of a murdered woman found in Provincetown, Massachusetts, is known as "The Lady of the Dunes."Does the iconic movie "Jaws" hold the answer to a murder mystery that has baffled authorities for 40[...]

You Could Own This Historic English Mansion for Less Than $20

Monday  09:07,   06 august 2018
mentalfloss

The sprawling 1760 estate is worth about $6.8 million, which makes it a steal.The owners of Dancers Hill House have launched a contest to win this luxury mansion, which was built circa 1760 and has four acres of grounds including a lake stocked with [...]

Inside a Dumpster, California Man Finds Trove of Ancient Books Owned by Thomas Jefferson

Friday  13:42,   03 august 2018
insideedition

Max Brown thought the books looked old and interesting, so he scooped them out of the trash.Thus began a journey of many stops and starts that would ultimately connect him to people he'd never before met, and to one of the country's founding[...]

Woman calls police over getting mushrooms on her pizza

Friday  13:42,   03 august 2018
msn

<p>Receiving the wrong takeaway order can be frustrating, but most of us manage to move on with our lives easily enough.</p>Not this woman. Furious that a takeaway company delivered a mushroom pizza instead of a meat feast, she rang Essex[...]

Amateur treasure hunter, 45, unearths a 1,800-year-old Roman signet ring engraved with the goddess of Victory in a field in Somerset

Friday  13:42,   03 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Pest control officer Jason Massey (right) discovered the rare piece of jewellery (left) in a field near Crewkerne, Somerset. It is believed to have once belonged to a figure of 'high status'.Pest control officer Jason Massey, 45, discovered[...]

New Parents Shock Family With Twin Babies: 'A Double Surprise'

Friday  09:31,   03 august 2018
insideedition

Emily and Eli Schroeder didn't tell their friends they had twins until after they were born.Twin boys Evan and Everett surprised his parents' friends and families, who were only anticipating one[...]

Boats' Disappearance In Bermuda Triangle Explained By New Theory

Friday  09:30,   03 august 2018
ibtimes

<p>Experts at the University of Southampton said the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle can be explained by a natural phenomenon known as “rogue waves."</p>The mystery behind the disappearance of several boats in the Bermuda Triangle may[...]

Man Enters Store With Alligator, Chases Customers

Friday  09:30,   03 august 2018
ibtimes

No charges have been levied on the man as the incident is still under investigation. require(["inlineoutstreamAd",[...]

Kids at a theme park got trapped on an out-of-control swinging ship ride after the brakes failed

Friday  09:30,   03 august 2018
msn

Visitors were stuck on the Pirate Ship ride at Kennwyood theme park, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for around 15 minutes when staff realised they didn't know how to make it stop.- The Pirate ship was carrying kids as well as[...]

Amazing kitten has an extra spring in her step as she is the only feline in Britain to be born with SIX LEGS

Thursday  14:31,   02 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Henrietta the cat was born in Wallsend, Tyne and Wear eight weeks ago. Cat shelter volunteer Pat Dryden said the kitten has developed two extra legs in the weeks since her birth.This amazing kitten has an extra spring in her step as she has been[...]

This Man Thought He Could Propose To Minnie Mouse Right In Front Of Mickey

Thursday  13:32,   02 august 2018
huffingtonpost

Mickey Mouse better watch out, or someone is going to steal his girl.&nbsp;On Sunday, Twitter user Nai Sandoval tweeted a hilarious video of her friend meeting Minnie Mouse during a visit to Walt Disney World in[...]

Couple who bonded over their shared passion for Jurassic Park based their $25,000 WEDDING on the film – and the bride even walked down the aisle to the movie’s theme song

Thursday  13:31,   02 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Courtney McMillion, 28, from Sturtevant, Wisconsin, and husband Billy, 26, spent 18 months planning their wedding, which featured dinosaur decorations and a Jeep Wrangler from the film.A couple who bonded over their shared passion for Jurassic Park[...]