<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Weird News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usSun, 23 Jul 2017 19:55:19 -0700Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:55:19 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[The 2017 Must-Have Comic-Con Collector's Items]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:42:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/219*120/ComicCon_2174854.jpg
Comic-Con is giving out free collector's items this year to all guests in the convention center.]]>
<![CDATA[The Costumes of Comic-Con]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:15:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+COMIC+CON+Costumes+THUMB.jpg
One of the key attractions at any Comic-Con is the fan-made costumes. NBC talked to a few attendees about what inspired their look and how much it cost to put it all together.]]>
<![CDATA[Comic-Con: The Hall H Line Survival Guide]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:38:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+COMIC+CON+HALL+H+THUMB.jpg
The famed Hall H at Comic-Con is where all the biggest and most exciting panels happen, and fans line up overnight just to get a chance to get a glimpse of some of their favorite stars or creators.]]>
<![CDATA[The 5 Weirdest Panels Listed in the Comic-Con Guidebook]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:41:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+COMIC+CON+5+WEIRDEST+PANELS+THUMB.jpg
Comic-Con is full of panels that feature beloved actors and exclusive sneak peaks at footage of upcoming movies and shows, but there are also quite a few Klingon-eyebrow-raising ones in the mix.]]>
<![CDATA[Weapons Check at Comic-Con]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:28:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+COMIC+CON+WEAPONS+CHECK+THUMB.jpg
Many Comic-Con costumes wouldn’t be complete without the right swords, crossbows or blasters — but there are some strict rules for what you can and cannot bring onto the convention floor.]]>
<![CDATA[No Ticket To Comic-Con? No Problem! ]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:27:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*160/9268831581122125462389587698918n.jpg
If you didn't get a ticket inside the convention center at Comic-Con 2017, don't worry. There are plenty of things to do in the Gaslamp District outside.

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<![CDATA[Feet Jabbed Into Empty Row Make for In-Flight 'Nightmare']]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:04:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/feet3.jpg
A California woman thought she had hit the jackpot when she boarded a JetBlue plane for a short flight this week: she had an entire row to herself. "I left the armrests up so I could bask in the comfort of my...

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<![CDATA[What’s Happening At Comic-Con This Year? ]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:52:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NC_comiccon_1920x1080.jpg
Comic-Con 2017 is in full swing in San Diego. Comic-con Spokesperson, David Glanzer said there are some new and exciting features at the popular event.

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<![CDATA[Gator Crosses Busy Florida Street]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:45:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_GATOR_ON_STREET_IN_FLA_071917-150048393084600001.jpg
A large alligator was captured on camera crossing a busy street in Lakeland, Florida.]]>
<![CDATA[Goat Rams Through Glass Door of Colo. Business]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:33:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_GOAT_OFFICE_0711819_1-150048201809600001.jpg
An aggressive goat was caught on camera repeatedly ramming and eventually breaking the front door glass door of a polyurethane manufacturer in Colorado.]]>
<![CDATA[Do Fidget Spinners Really Reduce Anxiety? ]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:03:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/UTD_Fidget_Spinner.jpg
As students start to go back-to-school shopping, many will have fidget spinners on their lists.]]>
<![CDATA[Grizzly Bear Gets Root Canal]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:13:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_BEAR_ROOT_CANAL_071717_1-150033897146600001.jpg
A team of veterinarians and specialists performed a root canal on a 538-pound grizzly bear named Albert at an animal rescue in Alpine, Calif.]]>
<![CDATA[Whining Over Winnie? Chinese Censors Scrub Pooh Memes]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:54:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/141751511-Winnie-the-Pooh-China.jpg
Winnie the Pooh is a fictional persona non grata on some Chinese social media sites, where censors are scrubbing images and mentions of the bear, NBC News reported.On the popular chat app WeChat, stickers...

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<![CDATA[Woman Taking Selfie Damages $200,000 in Art]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 06:55:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/selfieart.jpg
A woman damaged an estimated $200,000 worth of art at a Los Angeles gallery while taking a selfie.]]>
<![CDATA[Truck Spills Live Eels on Oregon Highway]]> Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:57:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Truck_Spills_Live_Eels_on_Oregon_Highway_1200x675_996660291751.jpg
[WARNING: Some people may find the content of this video disturbing] A truck hauling eels overturned on an Oregon highway, turning the coastal road into a slimy mess on Thursday, July 13, 2017.]]>
<![CDATA[King Cobras and Geckos Seized at JFK Airport]]> Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:21:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/snakes+seized+at+JFK.jpg
Nearly a half a dozen king cobras and a handful of geckos were seized by border agents at Kennedy Airport, authorities said.The reptiles were detected by Customs and Border Protection officers scanning...

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<![CDATA[Six Injured in Sixth Running of the Bulls of 2017]]> Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:10:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+BULL+RUNNING+THUMB.jpg
Wednesday was the sixth running of the bulls this year in Pamplona, Spain.  As part of a nine-day festival, hundreds run ahead of six bulls on a path to the bull fighting stadium.]]>
<![CDATA[Hurricane Surf Expected to Bring Big Waves to San Diego]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 18:01:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/10_Foot_Surf_Possible_This_Week.jpg
Hurricane Eugene, off the southern coast of Baja California, is causing big waves and rip currents in San Diego thanks to a phenomenon called hurricane surf.]]>
<![CDATA[Colorado Teen Survives Unprovoked Bear Attack While Camping]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:22:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NC_bearattack0710_1500x845.jpg
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for a bear that bit a 19-year-old man named Dylan, who wishes to keep his last name private, early Sunday morning in an unprovoked attack at a campground in Boulder...]]>
<![CDATA[Shark Bites Swimmer Off Miami-Area Beach]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:45:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+SHARK+ATTACK+MIAMI+THUMB.jpg
A swimmer was bitten by what lifeguards believed was a bullhead shark in South Florida on Sunday. Miami-Dade lifeguards believe this is the first shark attack in 20 years.]]>
<![CDATA[Redlands Police Capture 5-Foot-Long 'Not Friendly' Python ]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:39:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pythonpic.jpg
Police devised a plan to capture the python and transport it in one of their tactical bags

Photo Credit: City of Redlands ]]>
<![CDATA[VP Pence Touches NASA Equipment Labeled 'Do Not Touch' ]]> Tue, 11 Jul 2017 06:27:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/809911566-Mike-Pence-NASA-Do-Not-Touch.jpg
Vice President Mike Pence was seen touching a piece of NASA equipment labeled "Do not touch" on Thursday, driving the internet wild.It happened while Pence was touring the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with...

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<![CDATA[Police Seek Help Finding Owner of Boat Left on Highway]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 07:11:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/boat+on+road.jpg
An unexpected item was left sitting on U.S. 1 in central New Jersey Thursday afternoon: a 37-foot long boat.The vessel, named Maraliya out of Larchmont, New York, was left on the shoulder of the busy highway...

Photo Credit: South Brunswick Police Department
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<![CDATA[Woman Weds Man 3 Years After Twitter Joke About Marrying Him]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 07:14:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/armus-twitter.jpg
Twitter, she married him. It just took a while.After Llia Apostolou sent a joking message on Twitter looking for a wedding date, a stranger took her up on the offer.The two never did end up going to...

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<![CDATA[The Internet Can't Get Enough of This Dog's Balancing Act ]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 06:27:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/goldenbalance.jpg
River, a 5-year-old golden retriever from Charlotte, North Carolina, has the internet talking about his ability to balance things on his head and nose.]]>
<![CDATA[Zoo Animals Eat Frozen Treats at Zoo in Rome]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 06:19:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_POPSICLES_ROME_ZOO_070517_1-149929331529900001.jpg
A zoo in Rome is giving animals frozen treats this summer to help them beat the heat, and to provide them with vitamins, minerals and amusement.]]>
<![CDATA[China Gives Germany Two Pandas Ahead of G-20 Summit]]> Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:39:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+PANDA+GIFTS+THUMB.jpg
Chinese President Xi Jinping presented German Chancellor Angela Merkel with two unique gifts ahead of Friday’s G-20 Summit: a pair of giant pandas. The two pandas, Meng Meng and Jiao Qing (which...]]>
<![CDATA[5 Weirdest Things We Found in the San Diego County Fair Lost and Found]]> Fri, 30 Jun 2017 17:28:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*190/af4b09b9f3c94c4183995cf640273097.jpg
Every year, thousands of people come out to enjoy the San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds; but that also makes thousands of opportunities for people to lose their property.

Photo Credit: Nick Price]]>
<![CDATA[Video Shows Snake Slithering on NYC Subway Train]]> Thu, 29 Jun 2017 17:33:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/snake+on+a+train_juvnguerrero.jpg
You can now add snake to the wide variety of people, animals and microorganisms that have come in contact with New York City’s subway poles.A straphanger captured a snake wrapped around a rail handle on an...

Photo Credit: Juan Guerrero]]>
<![CDATA[Man Destroys Ten Commandments Monument 24 Hours After Unveiling]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:14:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+10+Commandments+Vandal+THUMB.jpg
A man yelled “freedom” as he rammed his car into a monument depicting the Ten Commandments outside the Arkansas State Capitol, less than 24 hours after it was unveiled.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Man Is Hit By Bus Then Walks Into Pub]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:07:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ukbuscrash.png
Keep calm and carry on.That’s what Englishman Simon Smith seemed to do after being struck by a bus on his way home from work. Almost immediately after, Smith brushed himself off and entered a nearby pub as if...]]>
<![CDATA[Robot Used For Room Service At Local Hotel ]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:02:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/185*120/Captur2e.PNG
At the Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites in San Marcos, a new automated robot, affectionately named Hubbert by the staff, is causing excitement and a bit of controversy.]]>
<![CDATA[Oscar Mayer Adds New Vehicles, Drone to WienerFleet]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 06:33:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/wienerfleet.jpg
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a… WienerDrone?Oscar Mayer announced the expansion of its "WienerFleet" in a Youtube video Monday, which will add two new hot dog-shaped vehicles to bring the company's products...

Photo Credit: The Kraft Heinz Company
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<![CDATA[Watch: Raccoon Spotted Riding the Subway in NYC]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:36:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/raccoon+subway+2.JPG
Video of a raccoon riding the subway, nibbling food out of a bowl as it's seated between two people, has New Yorkers alternately repulsed, amused and just plain bewildered. Subway rider Brooke Hogan told NBC 4...

Photo Credit: Brooke Hogan]]>
<![CDATA[20-Pound Live Lobster Found in Luggage at Boston Airport ]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:46:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TSALOBSTER+626.jpg
A Transportation Security Administration screener at Boston's Logan Airport made a huge catch at checked baggage on Sunday.TSA spokesperson Michael McCarthy tweeted a photo of a screener posing with a...
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<![CDATA[Caught on Cam: Firecrackers Spark Controversy in Alpine]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:36:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Dangerous_Prank_in_Alpine_Has_Neighbors_Worried.jpg
Alpine residents are concerned after three people set off a giant firecracker in the middle of hot weather on Sunday, leading to a blast.]]>