Encinitas Mar 16

Cardiff Kook Rocks Medical Mask

A famous figure in Encinitas turned heads over the weekend when it was spotted sporting a mask for all to see amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

  • Oct 6, 2015

    Cat Survives Crossbow Arrow Through Chest

    Michigan authorities are searching for a person who used a a crossbow to shoot a cat.

  • Oct 5, 2015

    Hairy Situation: Top Photos From World Beard and Mustache Championships

    The World Beard and Mustache Championships were held Oct. 3, 2015, in Leogang, Austria. More than 300 contestants came in teams from around the globe for the competition, which included sixteen different categories in three groups: mustache, partial beard, and full beard. The event takes place at different locations worldwide every few years....
  • Oct 4, 2015

    ‘Upside-Down’ Hot Air Balloon Prompts 911 Calls in Las Vegas

    An upside-down hot air balloon flying in Las Vegas sparked a flurry of 911 calls though the flight was planned. NBC affiliate KSNV-TV reports the strange balloon spotted Friday appeared to be standing on its head. But the station reports there was a concealed cabin on the underside. The balloon also had a dummy cabin at the top.

  • Sep 30, 2015

    Guests Billed For Not Showing up to Wedding

    Jessica Baker got a bill for $79.50 after she and her husband had to skip out on a friend’s wedding, NBC affiliate KARE reported. The night of the wedding, Baker got a call from her mom. “She called at the last minute and had something come up and said I can’t make it,” Baker told KARE. Since the wedding invitation...
  • Sep 30, 2015

    Woman Admits Storing Mom’s Corpse While She Cashed Checks

    An upstate New York woman admits she kept her 93-year-old mother’s decomposed body for over a year so she could cash her benefit checks. Fulton County District Attorney Louise Sira says 60-year-old Mary Kersting pleaded guilty Tuesday to grand larceny and improper disposal of a body.

  • Sep 29, 2015

    250 Cats Compete in Beauty Contest

    In Bucharest, Romania, more than 250 cats — including cats of the Sphynx, Russian Blue and Devon Rex varieties — competed in the international cat beauty show.

  • Sep 23, 2015

    Why You’re More Likely to Die Duck-Facing Than Swimming

    If you thought selfies were safe, think again. You’re more likely to die snapping a selfie than in a shark attack, according to an analysis by Mashable. So far this year, eight people have died as a result of shark attacks, but 12 have died taking selfies.

  • Sep 23, 2015

    Presidential Candidates Age in Portrait Simulation

    It is said that presidents age faster during while serving in the White House. In this simulation, a communications company generated the aging of 2016 presidential candidates if they served two terms. Generated wrinkles on their faces and streaks of gray and white hair indicate the pressure of the White House in the portraits of the presidential c...
  • Sep 18, 2015

    Trailer Loaded With Sausage Stolen From Michigan Truck Stop

    Authorities say a truck trailer loaded with sausage was stolen from a Michigan truck stop. The truck’s driver told sheriff’s deputies that she parked the refrigerated 53-foot trailer at the truck stop on Tuesday in the Monroe County community of Ottawa Lake and left for the night. She returned Wednesday and reported it stolen from the t...
  • Sep 17, 2015

    Oscar Mayer Debuts Bacon-Lover’s Dating App

    The Sizzl app allows users to upload a photo and set their personal bacon preference (do you like it crispy?). It’s free to download for iOS devices and offers some features, including, profiles of fellow bacon lovers that users can swipe through, as well as the ability to message and meet up with other Sizzl users based on a mutual-matching....
  • Sep 17, 2015

    Priest Builds Elaborate Lego Replica of Vatican

    A model of the Vatican built entirely out of Legos is now on display at The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia’s science museum. It took the Rev. Bob Simon 10 months and half-a-million Legos to create the architectural feat.

  • Sep 15, 2015

    Confused Deer Leaps Through Hotel Glass Window

    Surveillance cameras captured a deer crashing through a window and running down the hallways of a hotel in Nebraska.

  • Sep 13, 2015

    Colonoscope Helps Police Recover Stolen 6-Carat Diamond

    The good news for the Chinese visitor to Bangkok was that a doctor had successfully removed a foreign object from her large intestine that could have damaged her digestive system. The bad news: It was a 10 million baht ($278,000) diamond the woman was accused of stealing from a jewelry fair, adding a piece of rock-hard evidence to the case against ...
  • Sep 11, 2015

    Zoo Sells Artwork Made by Animals to Raise Money for Conservation

    The Oakland Zoo is raising money for conservation by auctioning artwork created by giraffes, bats, elephants and other resident animals. Thirty-two works of art by more than 20 species are on auction on eBay.

  • Sep 8, 2015

    Python Bites Into Bug Museum Employee and Won’t Let Go

    A 10-foot-long Burmese python bites onto a keeper’s leg and won’t let go.

  • Sep 5, 2015

    FIFA Scandal Becomes Exhibit at Mob Museum in Las Vegas

    The same Las Vegas museum that has chronicled Sin City’s mob beginnings led by the likes of Bugsy Siegel hopes to score with a new exhibit looking at the wide-ranging criminal investigation into soccer’s governing body, FIFA.

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