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Archive Message in a bottle floats from New Jersey to Newfoundland

Odd News // 20 hours ago

Message in a bottle floats from New Jersey to Newfoundland

Oct. 25 (UPI) — A message in a bottle thrown into the water in New Jersey traveled north for six weeks before washing up in Newfoundland.

Feline drug smuggler captured by guards at Russian prison

Odd News // 21 hours ago

Feline drug smuggler captured by guards at Russian prison

Two white moose spotted along Canadian highway

Odd News // 21 hours ago

Two white moose spotted along Canadian highway

Casino luck leads to $75,000 lottery jackpot

Odd News // 22 hours ago

Casino luck leads to $75,000 lottery jackpot

Big copperhead hit on Tennessee road is just shy of record

Odd News // 22 hours ago

Big copperhead hit on Tennessee road is just shy of record

Oct. 25 (UPI) — A venomous copperhead snake that met an untimely end on a Tennessee road is just three inches short of a world record for the species.

Museum holds Creepy Doll Contest to find spookiest toy

Odd News // 23 hours ago

Museum holds Creepy Doll Contest to find spookiest toy

Oct. 25 (UPI) — A Minnesota museum is celebrating Halloween by pulling out all of its most unsettling toys for a Creepy Doll Contest.

Hotel teams compete in Housekeeping Olympics in Las Vegas

Odd News // 1 day ago

Hotel teams compete in Housekeeping Olympics in Las Vegas

Oct. 25 (UPI) — Teams of hotel workers gathered in a Las Vegas resort to pit their skills against each other in the annual Las Vegas Housekeeping Olympics.

Miniature cow escapes from crate at Pittsburgh International Airport

Odd News // 1 day ago

Miniature cow escapes from crate at Pittsburgh International Airport

Oct. 25 (UPI) — A miniature cow mounted a brief escape at Pittsburgh International Airport during a cargo transfer on a ramp, officials said.

Indian daredevils form 'bed of nails sandwich' for Guinness record

Odd News // 1 day ago

Indian daredevils form ‘bed of nails sandwich’ for Guinness record

Oct. 25 (UPI) — A team of daredevils in India broke their own Guinness World Record by stacking nine men into a “bed of nails sandwich.”

Missouri trooper captures loose kangaroo on rural road

Odd News // 1 day ago

Missouri trooper captures loose kangaroo on rural road

Oct. 25 (UPI) — A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper responding to a report about a loose kangaroo on a rural road said he initially thought the call was a joke — but the animal turned out to be real.

Hong Kong parking space sells for nearly $1 million

Odd News // 1 day ago

Hong Kong parking space sells for nearly $1 million

Oct. 24 (UPI) — A Hong Kong businessman set a new record for the city when he sold a coveted downtown parking space for a total $969,000.

Australian man's failed quest for chlorine leads to $136,411 lottery jackpot

Odd News // 1 day ago

Australian man’s failed quest for chlorine leads to $136,411 lottery jackpot

Oct. 24 (UPI) — An Australian man who won $136,411 from a scratch-off lottery ticket said he never would have bought the ticket if a mission to buy chlorine for his pool hadn’t failed.

Parade of 868 RVs certified as new Guinness World Record

Odd News // 1 day ago

Parade of 868 RVs certified as new Guinness World Record

Oct. 24 (UPI) — Guinness World Records announced an Australian town has captured the record for longest line of motor homes after 868 RVs formed a nearly 6-mile parade.

Researchers teach rats to drive, find out it reduces stress

Odd News // 1 day ago

Researchers teach rats to drive, find out it reduces stress

Oct. 24 (UPI) — Researchers in Virginia said they trained rats to drive tiny cars and learned the activity was a means of stress relief for the rodents.

Resale store worker finds $7,000 in jacket pocket

Odd News // 1 day ago

Resale store worker finds $7,000 in jacket pocket

Oct. 24 (UPI) — A worker at an Indiana resale shop discovered $7,000 in the pocket of a jacket and was able to track down the cash’s rightful owner.

Chinese farmer finds two-headed snake in yard

Odd News // 1 day ago

Chinese farmer finds two-headed snake in yard

Oct. 24 (UPI) — A Chinese farmer shared video of a rare find — a two-headed snake that he captured on his property before it later escaped.

Delaware State University breaks records for foam fingers, buzzing

Odd News // 2 days ago

Delaware State University breaks records for foam fingers, buzzing

Oct. 24 (UPI) — Delaware State University marked its annual fall open house by setting Guinness World Records for waving foam fingers and buzzing.

African serval may have been caught on camera a year after escape

Odd News // 2 days ago

African serval may have been caught on camera a year after escape

Oct. 24 (UPI) — An exotic cat photographed by a wildlife camera in North Carolina might be an African serval that escaped from its home about a year ago, the lost feline’s owner said.

Nebraska woman finds wedding ring inside thrift store purse

Odd News // 2 days ago

Nebraska woman finds wedding ring inside thrift store purse

Oct. 23 (UPI) — A University of Nebraska student is trying to find the owner of a wedding ring she found tucked into the pocket of a purse she bought at a thrift store.

Maryland woman put off buying winning lottery ticket for four days

Odd News // 2 days ago

Maryland woman put off buying winning lottery ticket for four days

Oct. 23 (UPI) — A Maryland woman said she didn’t like the serial number of a scratch-off lottery ticket, so she put off buying it for four days — and it turned out to be a $50,000 winner.

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