Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Bizarre News

The shocking reason that this man’s legs and hands were amputated: A dog’s saliva

The shocking reason that this man’s legs and hands were amputated: A dog’s saliva

Greg Manteufel’s symptoms began with fever and vomiting, as if he had the flu. But by the following morning, he was delirious, and his temperature had soared.His wife rushed him to the hospital, a quick drive from their Wisconsin home. Once they arri...
Updated: 2 months ago
Florida man struck by car while attempting ‘In My Feelings’ challenge

Florida man struck by car while attempting ‘In My Feelings’ challenge

It was only a matter of time before the internet’s latest viral dance challenge ended with someone getting run over. And, of course, it happened in Florida.Florida man Jaylen Norwood, 22, was hit by a car while his friend filmed a video of him dancin...
Updated: 2 months ago
‘Dirty sock’ smell on Spirit plane sickens passengers, causes emergency landing

‘Dirty sock’ smell on Spirit plane sickens passengers, causes emergency landing

A rancid odor likened to "dirty socks" and burning plastic prompted a plane traveling from New York to Florida to make an emergency landing Thursday night. According to USA Today, Spirit Airlines Flight 779 left New York’s LaGuardia Airport around 8:...
Updated: 2 months ago
Man complaining of broken phone crashes into Verizon store

Man complaining of broken phone crashes into Verizon store

RALEIGH, N.C. — A 74-year-old man ranting about a broken phone drove his car through the glass storefront of a Verizon Wireless store in North Carolina, authorities said Friday, stunning shoppers during the dinner hour at an upscale mall. Charles Mic...
Updated: 2 months ago
A 15-year-old in St. Pete and others heard Amelia Earhart’s final pleas for help, researchers say

A 15-year-old in St. Pete and others heard Amelia Earhart’s final pleas for help, researchers say

Amelia Earhart waded into the Pacific Ocean and climbed into her downed and disabled Lockheed Electra.She started the engine, turned on the two-way radio and sent out a plea for help, one more desperate than previous messages.The high tide was gettin...
Updated: 2 months ago
Man arrested for exercising naked at Planet Fitness, police say

Man arrested for exercising naked at Planet Fitness, police say

PLAISTOW, N.H. — A man who stripped naked before working out at a New Hampshire gym told police officers that he thought he was in a "Judgement Free Zone," before being arrested. NECN reports 34-year-old Eric Stagno, of Haverhill, Massachusetts, was ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Woman gives birth in Chick-fil-A bathroom, now the baby gets free food for life

Woman gives birth in Chick-fil-A bathroom, now the baby gets free food for life

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A baby girl is guaranteed food for life — and a job — after her mother gave birth in a Chick-fil-A bathroom. Falon Griffin was having contractions when she and her husband stopped at the fast-food restaurant in San Antonio to dro...
Updated: 2 months ago
Pinellas deputies: Drunk men disturb peace at candy store, kid’s birthday party on same night

Pinellas deputies: Drunk men disturb peace at candy store, kid’s birthday party on same night

Within about 20 minutes and only 15 miles apart this week, Pinellas deputies responded to complaints of drunk men disturbing the peace outside a candy store and near a children’s birthday party.The incidents occurred Tuesday evening.In the first, dep...
Updated: 2 months ago
Rabid otters, flying fish, brain-eating amoebas: Here’s how Florida can kill you

Rabid otters, flying fish, brain-eating amoebas: Here’s how Florida can kill you

Many people know that Florida is one of the more dangerous places to live in terms of intense tropical weather. We’re one of the world’s most hurricane-vulnerable regions (80 indirect storm deaths in 2017), and often noted as the lightning capital of...
Updated: 2 months ago
Stripper at Pinellas club charged with stealing $1,300 from man’s wallet during private dance

Stripper at Pinellas club charged with stealing $1,300 from man’s wallet during private dance

A stripper at a Pinellas County gentleman’s club was arrested Saturday after deputies said she stole $1,300 from a patron’s wallet while she gave him a private dance.Lidia Leon-Batueca Maria, 26, was arrested on a charge of grand theft and booked int...
Updated: 2 months ago