Scary: Loose tiger wearing collar roams Houston neighborhood

A loose tiger roamed a Houston neighborhood Sunday night before the suspected owner wrangled the animal away. According to KHOU, the big cat, which was wearing a collar was spotted by neighbors strolling and lounging in a front yard unaccompanied. Witnesses caught the moment on camera, including in one video  where people can be heard saying, “it’s somebody’s pet,” and noting the moment someone approached the animal with a gun. “He brought a gun,” says one person in the video, watching from behind a window. Another says, “Don’t kill it!” The outlet reports that the man with the gun was an off-duty … Continue reading Scary: Loose tiger wearing collar roams Houston neighborhood

What?: Grenade sex toy sparks police alert in Germany

Explosive experts were called to investigate a suspicious device in the German state of Bavaria on Monday night, only to find it was a sex toy. Officials said the grenade-shaped item was spotted in a clear plastic bag in a forest near the city of Passau. A female jogger alerted police to the discovery and a specialist explosives unit were dispatched from the nearby district of Tittling. But local police said experts soon realised there was no emergency. “After careful examination of the bag’s contents, the officers quickly realised that it was a rubber dummy,” Hauzenberg Police said in a … Continue reading What?: Grenade sex toy sparks police alert in Germany

OOPS: Groom almost marries wrong bride on wedding day due to GPS error

After a GPS mix-up led a groom to the wrong wedding venue, he nearly married a complete stranger instead of his fiancée. According to a report from Indonesian outlet TribunNews, the unidentified groom was set to marry his bride on April 4 in Magelang, a city in Central Java. However, due to a Google Maps error he wound up at a venue coincidentally hosting an engagement ceremony. With a house filled with wedding guests and a photographer, the groom and his entourage did not immediately realize they were at the wrong venue. Ulfa, the bride who was hosting the engagement part, … Continue reading OOPS: Groom almost marries wrong bride on wedding day due to GPS error

LOL: A Russian spent weeks stuck on a Chinese reality TV show, begging viewers to vote him off.

Vladislav Ivanov, also known as Lelush, performs the Russian rap song “Jackpot” on the Chinese TV show Camp Produce 2021. In fact, the 27-year-old native of Russia hadn’t even formally auditioned for “Produce Camp 2021,” a Chinese reality TV show where dozens of singers compete to form an international boy band. But after the on-set interpreter was drafted to compete at the last minute, his indifferent attitude turned him into an accidental pop sensation in part, it seems, against his will. “I hope the judges won’t support me,” Ivanov, who competed under the stage name “Lelush,” said during one recent segment, … Continue reading LOL: A Russian spent weeks stuck on a Chinese reality TV show, begging viewers to vote him off.

Teen nearly dies after holding venomous ‘Shell’ that can kill 700 people

A teenager has shared his near-death beach experience after picking up one of the world’s deadliest animals which harbors enough venom to kill 700 people.A textile cone shell (Conus textile) on sand at night. The teenager, identified only as Jono, from Queensland, Australia, is an avid shell collector who regularly heads down to the ocean to search for specimens. The 19-year-old uploaded a clip to TikTok earlier this week, sharing the moment he came inches away from death, after picking up a pretty textile cone. Inside was a cone snail, which is among the “most venomous creatures on earth.” In the … Continue reading Teen nearly dies after holding venomous ‘Shell’ that can kill 700 people

Michigan woman accidentally glues her eye shut after mistaking nail glue bottle for eye drops

A Michigan woman is lucky to still be able to see after mistaking a bottle of nail glue for her eye drops. Yacedrah Williams glued her eye shut last Thursday when she accidentally used adhesive meant to repair broken fingernails instead of the lubricating eye drops for her contact lens, according to Detroit news outlet WXYZ. Williams told the outlet she woke up in the middle of the night with dry eyes and wanted to take her contacts out. In her groggy state, she reached for her purse where she kept her eye drops, but mistakenly pulled out a bottle of nail … Continue reading Michigan woman accidentally glues her eye shut after mistaking nail glue bottle for eye drops

Height Of Insanity: Man on trial in Spain for killing and eating his mother

A man has gone on trial in Spain for allegedly killing his mother, cutting up her body and eating her remains. Alberto Sánchez Gómez was arrested in 2019 after police went to the home of his 66-year-old mother following concerns from a friend. Police said they found body parts scattered around the apartment – some kept in plastic containers. The defendant has told the court he does not remember dismembering and eating his mother. He is reported to have been suffering from a personality disorder as well as a drug habit prior to his arrest. Spanish media say he had … Continue reading Height Of Insanity: Man on trial in Spain for killing and eating his mother

Yet Another Killing: Columbus police shoot dead black teenage girl

A police officer in Ohio has shot dead a black teenage girl while responding to an attempted stabbing call. The shooting happened in the state capital Columbus at about 16:45 local time (20:45 GMT) on Tuesday, the Columbus dispatch newspaper reported. Columbus police later produced bodycam footage of the incident, showing several people attacking a person before the girl was shot several times. An inquiry is under way, with officials urging local residents to remain calm. “This afternoon a young woman tragically lost her life. We do not know all of the details,” Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther tweeted. “We will share information … Continue reading Yet Another Killing: Columbus police shoot dead black teenage girl

Update: Sri Lanka arrests ‘Mrs World’ after on-stage fracas, assault

Colombo police has arrested the current Mrs World on charges of assault over an on-stage fracas in which she pulled the crown off the head of the new Mrs Sri Lanka. Caroline Jurie yanked the crown off Pushpika de Silva minutes after she was declared Mrs Sri Lanka 2020 at a gala at Colombo’s Nelum Pokuna Theatre on Sunday. Jurie was the previous year’s Mrs Sri Lanka and had gone on to win the Mrs World competition. De Silva needed hospital treatment after the incident, seen by stunned spectators in a packed theatre as well as a live social media … Continue reading Update: Sri Lanka arrests ‘Mrs World’ after on-stage fracas, assault

Woman with world’s longest fingernails cuts them for first time in nearly 30 years

The former record-holder won the title in 2017 with her nails at the time measuring 18ft 10.9 in and requiring two bottles of nail polish to complete a manicure, according to Guinness.  Before cutting her nails this month, she broke her 2017 record and required three or four bottles of polish, although the outlet didn’t reveal her latest measurement. Williams went to Dr. Allison Readinger of Trinity Vista Dermatology in Forth Worth, Texas to have her nails sawed off with a “electric rotary tool.”  “I have mixed emotions about my babies going,” she said about her nails, revealing she’s been growing … Continue reading Woman with world’s longest fingernails cuts them for first time in nearly 30 years

Beauty queen injured in on-stage bust-up

The winner of a major Sri Lankan beauty prize has suffered head injuries after a brawl broke out on stage. Beauty queen Pushpika De Silva won the “Mrs Sri Lanka” title at a ceremony on national TV on Sunday. Moments later, the 2019 winner seized Mrs De Silva’s crown, claiming she could not be awarded the title because she was divorced. The prize has now been returned to Mrs De Silva, after pageant organisers confirmed she is not a divorcee. Judges named Ms De Silva the 2021 winner at the Mrs Sri Lanka final in a theatre in Colombo on … Continue reading Beauty queen injured in on-stage bust-up

57-year-old gives birth to son conceived through IVF, 5 years after teen daughter’s death

A 57-year-old New Hampshire woman gave birth to a baby boy last Saturday, five years after losing her teen daughter to an unexpected illness. “The whole thing was a bit surreal, quite honestly,” Barbara Higgins told NBC’s “Today” in a segment that aired Friday. She and husband Kenny Banzhoff welcomed the healthy baby boy named Jack after undergoing IVF treatment. “We’ve beaten the odds, and I’m so proud of her,” Banzhoff said of his wife. Barbara Higgins holds her son, Jack, as her husband Kenny Banzhoff looks on Wednesday in Concord, N.H. Higgins said she was inspired to try for … Continue reading 57-year-old gives birth to son conceived through IVF, 5 years after teen daughter’s death