<![CDATA[Weird News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:54:29 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:54:29 CST Weird 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Australian senator caught napping still fan of press freedom http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98967277.html#storylink=rss An Australian senator has fallen victim to the press freedom he champions when he was photographed snoozing on his first day in Parliament.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:07:03 CDT By ROD McGUIRK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98967277.html
Believed python perplexing Maine city actually an anaconda http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98888317.html#storylink=rss Wessie P. Thon might actually be Wessie A. Conda.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:17:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98888317.html
A corny tribute: Red Sox slugger immortalized in corn maze http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98844522.html#storylink=rss Nothing quite measures up to the latest tribute to retiring Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:42:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98844522.html
Vladimir Putin — not THAT Vladimir Putin — nabbed in Florida http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98814912.html#storylink=rss Vladimir Putin has been arrested at a Florida supermarket. No, not THAT Vladimir Putin.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:42:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98814912.html
Phoenix-area woman finds 7-foot-long snake near trash http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98797182.html#storylink=rss A suburban Phoenix woman has found a 7-foot-long boa constructor slithering near her trash can.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:51:59 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98797182.html
Lawyer: Don't punish client for buying car from drug dealer http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98768622.html#storylink=rss A lawyer for a Massachusetts man found with 95 packets of heroin in his car says his client shouldn't be punished for unknowingly buying a vehicle from a drug dealer.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:27:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98768622.html
500 cows rustled from New Zealand farm in unusual case http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98756722.html#storylink=rss How do you steal 500 cows?

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:32:00 CDT By NICK PERRY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98756722.html
Girl strikes gold by finding stolen Olympic medal in trash http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98691212.html#storylink=rss An Olympic champion is thanking a 7-year-old Atlanta girl who found his gold medal in a pile of trash weeks after it got stolen.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:57:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98691212.html
A lightning strike killed 323 reindeer and the images are eerie http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98540782.html#storylink=rss More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:17:09 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98540782.html
With help from goat, wily Clydesdale goes on lam for 5 days http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98611852.html#storylink=rss A dwarf billy goat gave new meaning to the word "scapegoat" when he busted out a surprisingly slippery Clydesdale that went on the lam in California for several days.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:07:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98611852.html
Police: Driver playing 'Pokemon Go' hits parked cruiser http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98587877.html#storylink=rss New Jersey police say a driver playing "Pokemon Go" on his cellphone crashed his SUV into a parked police cruiser.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:12:22 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98587877.html
$210 lobster bought from fish market, set free is found dead http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article98571957.html#storylink=rss A lobster bought from a Massachusetts fish market for $210 and set free by twin brothers who didn't want it to become someone's dinner has apparently died.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:32:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article98571957.html
Pokemon, just go: France doesn't want creatures in schools http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98560272.html#storylink=rss Attention, legendary Pokemon creatures: You may soon be expelled from the schools of France.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:16:22 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98560272.html
Behemoth bike: German eyes world record for heavy pedaling http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98552017.html#storylink=rss Using giant tires from an industrial fertilizer spreader and scrap steel, a German man has built a bicycle weighing 940 kilograms (2,072 pounds) that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world's heaviest rideable bike.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:11:21 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98552017.html
Ohio city's new $868K firetruck doesn't fit in station http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article98438597.html#storylink=rss Officials in a southwest Ohio city say a new firetruck the city bought for almost $868,000 doesn't fit in the station houses.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:32:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article98438597.html
Robber in Canada disguises himself as a hockey goalie to steal American beer http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98359487.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:49:39 CDT

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Woman admits crickets, worms spilling on subway was a stunt http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98334717.html#storylink=rss A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 13:31:13 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98334717.html
Owner: Pig found after 6 weeks in 'pretty good' condition http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98315472.html#storylink=rss The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in "pretty good" condition after being missing for six weeks.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:07:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98315472.html
Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98316387.html#storylink=rss Some mistakes are never too late to fix.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:32:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98316387.html
UK broadcaster shuts down for hour, asks viewers to exercise http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98311122.html#storylink=rss One of Britain's leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 05:51:15 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98311122.html
Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98187242.html#storylink=rss A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:17:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98187242.html
Oldest floating US post office scrapes rock, runs aground http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98170527.html#storylink=rss Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night could stop a U.S. mail boat — and then it ran aground in New Hampshire.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:07:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98170527.html
Video of woman chasing cat on Texas tollway prompts warning http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article98108017.html#storylink=rss Highway experts say a cat chase on a busy Houston-area tollway should serve as a warning about what not to do when animals get loose in traffic.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:27:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article98108017.html
Ultra-marathon runner reunited with missing stray dog http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98044422.html#storylink=rss An ultra-marathon runner has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through part of a grueling desert race in China and then went missing.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:57:04 CDT By DANICA KIRKA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98044422.html
Handsome cop upstages rock stars in Northern Ireland http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98051167.html#storylink=rss Fans in Northern Ireland are keenly awaiting a Belfast music festival featuring Avicii and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. But the build up to Friday's event has been dominated by a policeman offering safety advice for the event.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:16:31 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98051167.html
Woman jostled on NYC subway loses grip on crickets and worms http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98032052.html#storylink=rss New York City subway riders are likely to get bugged over a lot of things — but a recent incident was one for the books.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:16:19 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98032052.html
Crafty! Beer-testing lab helps students learn chemistry http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97856292.html#storylink=rss A Maine professor is hoping to brew interest in her chemistry class by keeping the topic on beer.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:12:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97856292.html
Branching out: Stick sculptor gains global following http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article97862137.html#storylink=rss The towering, whimsical shapes Patrick Dougherty creates by twisting and weaving sticks together have gained him an international following. Now, the artist who lives in a log cabin near Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is back in New England to build two more of his almost cartoon-like stick sculptures.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:02:02 CDT By TRACEE M. HERBAUGH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article97862137.html
GPS device in stolen cigarette box leads to arrest http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article97806137.html#storylink=rss A GPS device inside a stolen carton of cigarettes led to the arrest of two robbery suspects in Maryland.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:02:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article97806137.html
Shirtless suspect catches ride on Florida school bus http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97798522.html#storylink=rss Deputies in Florida arrested a shirtless 27-year-old burglary suspect after they say he caught a ride on a school bus.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:42:09 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97798522.html