Weird News

Victoria woman’s surprise delivery delights passengers en route to Tokyo

VANCOUVER — The pregnancy test came back negative, so the couple from Victoria dismissed the rumblings inside Ada Guan’s stomach as a blip. On a flight from Calgary to Tokyo just three weeks later, that blip revealed itself to be a baby bump when the 23-year-old went into labour high above the Pacific Ocean. A …

Woman protesting Bill C 51 expelled from the Commons for exposing her breasts

OTTAWA — The words “C-51: State terrorism” were scrawled on a woman’s breasts after she whipped off her top in the Commons on Monday, resulting in her being ejected from the public gallery. The group FEMEN Quebec claimed responsibility a few minutes later on social media, saying the act was meant to highlight its opposition …

Archaeologists unearth centuries-old pretzels in Bavaria

BERLIN — Archaeologists say two pretzels unearthed during a dig on the banks of the Danube in the German city of Regensburg could be more than 300 years old – and are little different to the doughy product available in the state’s famous beer halls today. Dorothee Ott, spokeswoman for the Bavarian Office for Historical …

Surviving Z-Day

  WASHINGTON – Cornell University in New York state recently concluded its “large-scale exact stochastic dynamical simulation of a zombie outbreak” and presented its findings on Wednesday, March 4, at a meeting of the American Physical Society in San Antonio, Texas. Among the findings of this study on surviving a zombie apocalypse? If you live …

Japanese city builds 1,585 snowmen in an hour; breaks Guinness record

TOKYO – The new record for most snowmen built in an hour has been set by the townspeople of a small city in Japan, which experienced nine inches (23 cm) of snowfall in a 24-hour time span. Turning the winter storm to their advantage, more than 600 people from Iiyama City shaped and stacked snow …

Baby born ‘pregnant’ with twin fetuses

The Hong Kong Medical Journal reported an incident of a newborn baby girl found to be pregnant with two partially grown fetuses in her abdomen due to “fetus-in-fetu,” an extremely rare medical condition that occurs in only about one in every 500,000 births. To remove the two fetuses, believed to be at eight to 10 …

WATCH: Runner up snatches crown off winner during Brazilian beauty pageant coronation

RIO DE JANEIRO – A Brazilian beauty pageant took a bizarre turn when the first runner-up snatched the crown off the winner of the Miss Amazonas contest, refusing to accept her loss. Sheislane (shays-lah-nee) Hayalla is justifying her reaction by claiming her rival, Carol Toledo, bought the title. Pageant organizers could not be reached for …

WATCH: Video of woman pole dancing on Thai MRT goes viral

A video of a woman showing off her pole dancing skills on board a Metropolitan Rapid Transit (MRT) train in Thailand has gone viral. The video, which was uploaded to You Tube on January 25, has been viewed over 300,000 times, as of this posting. In one report carried by a Thai local news source, …

Police: Woman says aliens told her to break into theme park

FORT MILL, S.C. — Police say a couple broke into a theme park that was closed for the offseason near the South Carolina-North Carolina line, and the woman told investigators that God and aliens directed her there. York County sheriff’s deputies told local media outlets that Francis Greene and Jason Lee were arrested Friday night …

Beard of Egypt’s King Tut hastily glued back on with epoxy

CAIRO — The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic after it was knocked during cleaning, conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo said Wednesday. The museum is one of the city’s main tourist sites, but in some areas, …

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