Weird News

Seven killed in religious ritual in Panama

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Seven people were killed in a bizarre religious ritual in a jungle community in Panama, in which indigenous residents were rounded up by about 10 lay preachers and tortured, beaten, burned and hacked

Sombrero wearing pigeon spotted in Reno

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Maybe it’s trying to shield its own head from what pigeons usually do to people. A pigeon wearing a tiny sombrero has been spotted in Reno, Nevada. City Manager Sabra Newby has tweeted

North Carolina puppy born green

CANTON, N.C. (AP) — Puppies come in all kinds of colors. But in this case, the color — kind of weird. When a white shepherd named Gypsy gave birth to a litter of eight pups recently, the

Don’t pee on the escalator

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Don’t eat yellow snow. That sound advice is being tweaked for riders on the Mexico City subway system: don’t use yellow escalators. Seems the people-movers break down often — and travelers often blame

Vermont bill proposes under-21 cellphone ban

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A bill has been proposed in Vermont that would ban cellphone use or ownership for those under 21. The bill states lawmakers have concluded those under 21 “aren’t mature enough” to possess guns,

Robot Making Pizza Debuts

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Among the many robots at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week is one busily making pizzas for hungry crowds. The robot from Picnic resembles an assembly line and can churn

Search called off in mystery drone case

DENVER, Co (AP) – A Colorado sheriff has rescinded his previous call for the public to be on the lookout for a command vehicle that may be operating the mysterious groups of drones spotted in recent weeks

Toliet paper gets a robot

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Charmin wants to solve a familiar feeling: being stranded on the toilet with an empty toilet paper roll. Its solution: a two-wheeled robot that can fetch a fresh roll. The robot, around 6-inches