Category: Odd Ball News

Odd ball, weird and just plain wtf articles from around the globe.

11-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Carjacking

An 11-year-old boy was arrested for a carjacking in Chicago and is considered a suspect in “several” other cases. The boy, who was not publicly identified, was busted on a felony count of aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm. Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown told reporters, Let me say that again, because that stops the conscience. […]

Meet The Megaspider: Fangs So Powerful, It Can Bite Through Fingernails

Once again a terrifying insect from Australia is making international headlines. This time it’s a ‘megaspider’ that can bite through human fingernails. In early November, The Australian Reptile Park was conducting its weekly specimen collection from various cities in New South Whales when they acquired an unlabeled Tupperware container. Shockingly, it contained a venomous female […]

Tourists Fined For Breaking Into Rome’s Colosseum For A Beer

Two American tourists were fined after breaking into the Colosseum to have a beer inside the ancient Roman amphitheater. The pair, aged 24 and 25, climbed on to the second tier of the monument in the early hours of Monday morning. They were spotted at about 5.30am, chatting over their drinks, by a passerby who alerted police. […]

Incredible Cave Paintings 8 Miles-Long Revealed Deep in Amazon Forest

Tens of thousands of pristine cave paintings were found daubed across an eight-mile stretch of rock in a once-in-a-century discovery in ColombiaÕs Amazon rainforest. Hailed as the “Sistine Chapel of the Ancients,” it’s the kind of discovery that changes the world of archaeology. Believed to be 12,500 years old, the art is extremely detailed, and […]

Lucky Driver Walks Away From Catastrophic Car Crash With Minor Injuries

Shocking photos show the semi-truck resting on top of the 46-year-old woman’s flattened Nissan Altima after striking it from behind in Mount Vernon on Tuesday. The horrific ordeal unfolded when the woman started to brake due to upcoming traffic, but the driver of the truck wasn’t able to slow down in time and struck her […]

Scorpion Attacks Kill 3 And Injure 500+ After Egyptian Floods

Heavy storms in Egypt last week washed scorpions and snakes into streets and homes, and the resulting attacks left 3 dead and more than 500 others injured. Schools have been ordered to close to protect children from the scorpions and snakes. Doctors have even been pulled away from giving COVID vaccinations to help treat scorpion stings as […]

Merriam-Webster Added 455 New Words

Merriam-Webster announced that 455 new words and definitions have been added to their dictionary, including the term “dad bod.” Described as “a physique regarded as typical of an average father,” Merriam-Webster adds that it is also “one that is slightly overweight and not extremely muscular.” Merriam-Webster’s editor-at-large, Peter Sokolowski, explained how new words are chosen to be […]

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