<![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 In sync: Over 31,000 in China set world dance record http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79472802.html#storylink=rss China's dancing grannies have taken their moves to the record books.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 02:59:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79472802.html
Police smile at 'Cops Suck' tattoo across man's knuckles http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79357932.html#storylink=rss A police officer in Maine is getting a laugh out of a man's tattoo that says, "Cops Suck."

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Mon, 23 May 2016 16:54:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79357932.html
Alaska inmate escapes, then comes back to try to free others http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article79331117.html#storylink=rss A minimum-security prisoner who escaped from a halfway house in Alaska came back three hours later, but it wasn't to turn himself in.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 13:58:29 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article79331117.html
Chewbacca Mom's infectious laugh draws more than 137M views http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79182757.html#storylink=rss Before last week, Candace Payne's infectious laugh was known only to her close friends and family. After she went into hysterics donning a toy Chewbacca mask in a video she posted online, more than 137 million viewers know it too.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 13:43:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79182757.html
12-year-old Sacramento student ready to start university http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79180212.html#storylink=rss A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three community college degrees and has been accepted to two University of California campuses says he plans on studying biomedical engineering and becoming a doctor and medical researcher by the time he turns 18.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 19:24:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79180212.html
Massachusetts man runs for 10,000 consecutive days http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79239322.html#storylink=rss A Massachusetts man who made a resolution on Jan. 1, 1989, to run every day is still going strong — 27 years later.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 08:49:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79239322.html
Men caught playing ball at unfinished Connecticut stadium http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79233267.html#storylink=rss The Hartford Yard Goats won't be the first to take the field at Dunkin' Donuts Park when the Double-A team makes it long-awaited debut at the new stadium.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 06:54:08 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79233267.html
7-year-old boy wakes up dad, pair escapes house fire http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79173112.html#storylink=rss Authorities in Orange County say a 7-year-old boy didn't hesitate when he smelled smoke at his home, waking up his sleeping father so the pair could escape a spreading fire.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 20:09:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79173112.html
Couple credits cat with alerting to fire in Vegas-area home http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article79191037.html#storylink=rss A Las Vegas-area couple is crediting their cat to alerting them to a fire in their home.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 17:49:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article79191037.html
Spanish priest pleads for divine intervention to repair road http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79170057.html#storylink=rss A Spanish priest says he has given up hope that local authorities in his parish of Xestoso in the northwest of the country will fix the potholes in the roads so he has asked for divine intervention.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 14:23:29 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79170057.html
Blimp makes emergency landing at construction site, deflates http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article78986582.html#storylink=rss A blimp has made an emergency landing and deflated at a construction site next to a Philadelphia highway.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 20:29:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article78986582.html
Donkeys up for adoption in Hawaii, but only in pairs http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78795482.html#storylink=rss When David Paul Sennett was a child, he had a stuffed donkey. But he always wanted a real one of his own.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 19:34:02 CDT By MARINA STARLEAF RIKER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78795482.html
Woman accused of killing family dog to fake miscarriage http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78921107.html#storylink=rss Officials in northwest Alabama say a woman accused of killing a family dog to fake a miscarriage is facing criminal charges.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 16:13:57 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78921107.html
No joke: 3 mayors walk into an elevator, get stuck http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78801597.html#storylink=rss Three mayors walk into an elevator — but what happened next was no joke, though the officials managed to amuse themselves until they could be rescued about 40 minutes later.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 15:29:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78801597.html
Knock, knock: No joke, an alligator's at the front door http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78849977.html#storylink=rss A Florida family thought someone was trying to break into their apartment when they heard knocking sounds at 4 a.m.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 12:13:44 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78849977.html
Airbus unit unveils 3D-printed electric motorcycle http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article78825632.html#storylink=rss What weighs 77 pounds, goes 50 mph (80 kph) and looks like a Swiss cheese on wheels?

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Fri, 20 May 2016 09:58:34 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article78825632.html
College soccer field split between 2 communities gets united http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78802877.html#storylink=rss A college soccer field with one goal in the western Michigan city of Holland and the other officially located in an adjoining township is getting united.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 07:09:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78802877.html
Michigan man charged after stripper paid with fake $100 bill http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78657267.html#storylink=rss A Michigan man is facing charges after a stripper was paid with a counterfeit $100 bill following a lap dance.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 20:14:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78657267.html
Eiffel Tower to be turned into a Euro 2016 rental apartment http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article78577122.html#storylink=rss Four lucky competition winners are set to be the first people in history to use the Eiffel Tower as a vacation home next month.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 17:44:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article78577122.html
German shepherd survives 5 weeks on California freeway http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78666117.html#storylink=rss A dog that fell from a truck onto a California freeway eluded capture for five weeks among the oleander bushes of the median before being rescued.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 16:39:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78666117.html
Huge peach, scorned by some, is plucked from Atlanta skyline http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78643972.html#storylink=rss To some, the metal tower supporting a giant peach atop an Atlanta building was about as popular as a freeway-snarling ice storm.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 14:13:26 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78643972.html
Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it's possible http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78643977.html#storylink=rss Step aside, Burmese python — you may no longer be Florida's scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they say it's possible more of the man-eating reptiles are still out there, although no one can say for sure.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 14:13:24 CDT By TERRY SPENCER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78643977.html
Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it's possible http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78640577.html#storylink=rss The Burmese python might have to step aside: It's possible the animal is no longer Florida's scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they more of the man-eating reptiles could still be out there, although no one can say for sure.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 13:58:37 CDT By TERRY SPENCER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78640577.html
Firefighters rescue naked man from Iowa business's chimney http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78572407.html#storylink=rss Carrie Sapp teased her husband, Brad, about being afraid of ghosts when he said he heard someone whisper "get out of here" while he was sorting cans at his Iowa recycling business. Of course it wasn't a ghost. It was a naked man in the chimney.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 11:39:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78572407.html
Deputies strike back at Dark Side, arrest storm trooper http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article78590402.html#storylink=rss Not so long ago (Sunday, to be exact) in a small town far, far to the east of Atlanta (actually about 50 miles), a man spent the night in jail for dressing like a Star Wars storm trooper.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 10:54:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article78590402.html
Burglary suspect turns out to be raccoon hiding under plant http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78590422.html#storylink=rss Police officers responding to a burglary call at a property management office in central Florida found an unlikely culprit — a raccoon hiding behind a potted plant.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 10:04:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78590422.html
Philly to raze vacant house that's home to turkey vultures http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78586377.html#storylink=rss If this keeps up, Philadelphians might want to consider renaming their football team.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 09:49:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78586377.html
Woman charged with illegally giving silicone injections http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78475487.html#storylink=rss Federal prosecutors say a Florida woman is accused of illegally administering silicone injections that led to a woman's death in November.

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Wed, 18 May 2016 17:03:23 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article78475487.html
Watch where you sit: Baby opossum rescued from toilet http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78409907.html#storylink=rss The San Diego County Department of Animal Services says a baby opossum is doing well after being rescued from a toilet.

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Wed, 18 May 2016 14:19:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78409907.html
In lieu of flowers: Families reveal political hopes in obits http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78344937.html#storylink=rss In a heated election season filled with seemingly endless political bickering, some among the dearly departed are getting the last word, leaving behind their requests for voters this fall.

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Wed, 18 May 2016 12:19:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78344937.html