<![CDATA[NBC10 Boston - Weird News]]>Copyright 2019 https://www.nbcboston.com/news/weird http://media.nbcboston.com/designimages/clear.gif NBC10 Boston https://www.nbcboston.com en-usSat, 23 Mar 2019 23:51:10 -0400Sat, 23 Mar 2019 23:51:10 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Meteor-Like Object Over Downtown LA Turns Out to be Red Bull Stunt]]> Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:14:43 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/214*120/Red-Bull-meteor-stunt-downtown-LA.JPG
A bright light over downtown Los Angeles Wednesday night that had people around the city wondering if a meteor or aliens were descending on Southern California turned out to be a stunt by Red Bull Air Force...

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<![CDATA[Chase Driver Busts a Move After CHP Spins Car Around on Pacoima Street]]> Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:16:49 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2019-03-20+at+10.14.55+AM.png
A driver busted out some dance moves before he was arrested at the end of a chase Tuesday night on several Southern California freeways.

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<![CDATA[Goat That Escaped Slaughterhouse Found on Bronx Street ]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:02:11 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/goat+bronx+combo.jpg
A goat that escaped a slaughterhouse was found on a Bronx street.Police officers found the wayward white goat on Locust Avenue on Saturday morning. Police brought the goat to Animal Care Centers, which gave...

Photo Credit: Animal Care Centers of NYC ]]>
<![CDATA[Md. Man Arrested After Bragging About Fla. Pelican Attack]]> Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:15:47 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/William+Hunter+Hardesty.jpg
A Maryland man wanted in Florida for an apparent attack on a pelican was arrested in Ocean City Friday morning.The Monroe County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office got an arrest warrant for 31-year-old William Hunter...

Photo Credit: Maryland State Police]]>
<![CDATA['Highly Aggressive' Bull Mounts Car, Attacks Woman in NJ]]> Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:20:04 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/Sparta_Bull_Attack.jpg
A “highly aggressive” bull attacked its owner and charged at police officers after it got out of its enclosure, police said.Officers got several calls about a cow approaching cars on Houses Corner Road...

Photo Credit: Sparta Township Police]]>
<![CDATA[Goat Named Honorary Mayor of Vermont Town]]> Fri, 08 Mar 2019 10:43:29 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/goats-AP354080622047.jpg
A 3-year-old Nubian goat is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven.

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<![CDATA[World's Largest Bee, Feared Extinct, Found in Indonesia]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 05:16:33 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/Giant-Bee.jpg
The world’s largest bee, last seen by a scientist in 1981, is not extinct after all, NBC News reported.A single female was found and documented earlier this year on an Indonesian island, an Australian...

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<![CDATA[Man Stomps on Head of Diddy Statue at Madame Tussauds: NYPD ]]> Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:54:07 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/Diddy-AP_091215014480.jpg
A man knocked over a wax figure of Sean "P. Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds in Times Square, causing the head to fall off. He then stomped on the head, police said Sunday.

Photo Credit: Charles Sykes/AP, File]]>
<![CDATA[Booby-Trapped Stairway Shocks Philly Real Estate Investors]]> Fri, 15 Feb 2019 06:27:59 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/BOOBYTRAPFBVIDONBLURREDBGWITHCOURTESYANDBLEEPED_3034005.JPG
A team of Philadelphia real estate investors was lucky to avoid what could have been a tragedy after coming across a stairway booby-trapped with a swinging knife.Ekrem Uysaler said he and his team were scoping...]]>
<![CDATA[Rat Seen 'Passed Out' on NYC Sidewalk Holding Henny Bottle]]> Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:58:04 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/Henny+Rat+resized.jpg
Joining the likes of infamous rodent celebrities found in the streets of New York (here’s looking at you Pizza Rat and Millennial Avocado Squirrel), we present to you...Henny Rat!

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<![CDATA[Chimpanzees Escape Zoo Enclosure in Northern Ireland]]> Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:19:04 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/thumb39.jpg
Never doubt the intelligence of a group of chimpanzees! Zookeepers say a few chimps used branches to make a ladder and escape their enclosure at a zoo in Northern Ireland.]]>
<![CDATA[Pick Your Favorite Flavor of M&M's]]> Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:43:32 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/MMS_NEW_FLAVORS.jpg
Three new flavors of M&M's are hitting store shelves soon and you have a chance to vote for your favorite.

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<![CDATA[Odd Rescue: Horse Trapped in Orange County Dumpster Hoisted to Safety]]> Sun, 20 Jan 2019 00:40:34 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/horse-rescue-oc.jpg
After a horse became trapped in a dumpster in Orange County, California for hours, firefighters successfully hoisted the animal to safety Friday afternoon.The call came into crews at 2:30 p.m.

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<![CDATA[Iowa Man Gets "Jackpot Treatment" for $1 Lotto Ticket Win]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:16:46 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+LOTTERY+WINNER+011719.00_00_07_01.Still006THUMB.jpg
An Iowa man got the "Jackpot treatment" after winning $1 off a scratch-off lotto ticket. Tyler Heep decided to cash in the winning ticket at the Iowa Lottery Headquarters and was presented with a big...]]>
<![CDATA[Email Prompts Man to Attend Stranger's Vt. Bachelor Party ]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:20:51 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/215*120/will14.jpg
A typo in an email address connected total strangers — and will result in an unlikely guest at a party in Vermont this weekend.“I try to be open to things in life,” said Will Novak of Arizona, who was...

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<![CDATA['River of Chocolate' Blocks Highway Traffic After Truck Fail]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:29:31 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/chocolate+truck+spill.jpg
A tanker truck hauling thousands of gallons of liquid chocolate rolled over on the interstate near Flagstaff, Arizona, on Monday, leaving a river of sweetness all over the road.

Photo Credit: @Arizona_DPS]]>
<![CDATA[The Struggle Is Real: Mouse Runs Down Escalator Going Up]]> Sun, 13 Jan 2019 14:55:10 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/mouse-on-escalator.PNG
For one mouse at Rockefeller Center, the struggle was real... and somehow, relatable. A mouse was spotted scurrying across the lobby of the iconic New York City skyscraper when it took a turn to go down...

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York ]]>
<![CDATA[Cape Cod Coyote Caught Doing a 'Doggy Paddle' ]]> Fri, 11 Jan 2019 12:39:26 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/215*120/coyote35.JPG
An oyster farmer with Cotuit Oyster Company, Inc., captures a coyote going for a swim in Cape Code on Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Caught Licking Doorbell on Home Security System]]> Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:37:14 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+DOORBELL+LICKER+010819.00_00_17_29.Still005THUMB.jpg
A man in Salinas, CA was caught on a home security system licking the homeowner's doorbell. Police identified the man, Roberto Daniel Arroyo, and said he returned to the residence later, urinating in front...]]>
<![CDATA[Police Investigate Whale Jaw Bone Theft]]> Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:36:51 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/199*120/RightWhaleJawBones.jpg
The Yarmouth Police Department are investigating the theft of a 6- to 7-foot whale jaw bone.Police responded to a call from the International Fund for Animal Welfare Headquarters of a stolen right whale...

Photo Credit: Yarmouth Police Department ]]>
<![CDATA[$293,000 Cash Still Missing After Truck Spills on NJ Highway]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 00:19:30 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/Brinks_Truck_Still.jpg
Authorities are looking for $293,000 in still-missing cash after an armored truck rained money onto a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, causing two crashes as drivers attempted to collect the loot scattered...

Photo Credit: Sabrina Quagliozzi]]>
<![CDATA[Traveler Busted at JFK With 70 Live Finches in Hair Rollers]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:22:38 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/finches+8.jpg
On Saturday, U. S. Customs and Border Protection stopped a passenger arriving from Guyana and discovered they were carrying 70 live birds hidden in hair rollers in a black duffel bag.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Rescued After Being Stuck in Restaurant Vent for 2 Days]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:36:32 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/sanleandromanstuck.jpg
First responders on Wednesday rescued a trespasser — possibly a burglar — who was reportedly trapped for about two days in a grimy vent at a vacant restaurant in San Lorenzo, according to officials.The...

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area/Alameda County Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighter in 'Elf' Costume Strikes Again With Pillow Fight]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:52:45 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/121218+elf+pillow+fights.JPG
He’s at it again. And this time, he has backup.Natick, Massachusetts firefighter Brendan Edwards once again took to the tough streets of Boston to instigate pillow fights with strangers as he dresses in...

Photo Credit: Brendan Edwards and Ryan Sullivan]]>
<![CDATA[Movie Theater for Dogs, Owners Opens in Plano]]> Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:55:52 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/dog-cinema-plano.jpg
K9 Cinemas opens in Plano Friday.

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<![CDATA[Jolly Firefighter Instigates Pillow Fights in 'Elf' Costume]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2018 12:25:42 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/120518+buddy+the+elf+1.JPG
A Natick, Massachusetts firefighter took a break from battling blazes to spread some holiday cheer in a fun and silly way in Boston.Dressed as Buddy from the movie "Elf," Brendan Edwards instigated dozens...

Photo Credit: Brendan Edwards]]>
<![CDATA[Miami Duo Arrested For Operating Dental Practice Out Of Bus]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 20:51:29 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/112918+dental+suspects.jpg
Two people are behind bars after allegedly running an illegal dental practice out of a bus in Miami.According to Miami-Dade Police officials, Daniela Sulbaran and Victor Bernal were arrested earlier this month...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Finds Missing Cat Under His Truck]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2018 22:57:55 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/Cat+screenshot+%281%29.jpg
A woman lost her cat after a repairman left her house, but the man later found the cat under his truck.]]>
<![CDATA[Dexterous Bear Opens Door, Strolls Into CHP Facility]]> Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:22:36 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/214*120/BearCHPOffice.JPG
An "unexpected visitor" on four legs and boasting some serious dexterity handily let itself into a California Highway Patrol facility near Lake Tahoe earlier this month.That's right, a bear managed to open...

Photo Credit: CHP – Donner Pass]]>
<![CDATA[Game Company Lampoons Black Friday With Ridiculous Sales]]> Sat, 24 Nov 2018 10:18:30 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/cards+against+humanity+box+.png
The company behind the popular card game “Cards Against Humanity” has made its stance against Black Friday known for years, but they took things to a whole new level this year.The company, who in past...

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