<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Fri, 04 Sep 2015 21:14:19 -0400 Fri, 04 Sep 2015 21:14:19 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Flintstones' House in Hillsborough Listed for $4.2M]]> Fri, 04 Sep 2015 10:56:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/flintstonehouse.jpg
Hillsborough's most recognizable piece of real estate has hit the market.]]>
<![CDATA[Beluga Whale Photobombs Connecticut Governor's News Briefing]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:46:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/juno+gov+malloy+mystic+whale.jpg
Juno the beluga stole the show Wednesday at a press event with Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy. The governor visited Mystic Aquarium to discuss travel in Connecticut ahead of Labor Day Weekend, touring...

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<![CDATA[Truck Driver Forgets What Type of Trailer He's Hauling]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:03:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Sheared+Back+Truck+Newark+Chapel+Street.JPG
A truck driver used to driving a flatbed trailer forgot what he was hauling Wednesday morning causing traffic troubles in Delaware.

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<![CDATA[Blue Whale Surprises TV Host During Live Segment]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 06:49:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/blue-whale-BBC-interview.jpg
A big blue whale photo bombed a reporter's live television shot. Then the TV host got excited, very excited. The surprise moment was caught during Steve Backshall's live interview on BBC One for "BBC Big...

Photo Credit: BBC
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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Piñatas Take Over San Francisco's Mission District]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:02:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trump-GettyImages-485601348_master.jpg
At least three kinds of Donald Trump piñatas are for sale in San Francisco's Mission District. Piñatas are on display on the window at Piñata Art, a piñata art studio on Mission Street.

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<![CDATA[Close Encounter With Hammerhead]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:52:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hammerhead-shark-la-jolla.gif
A group of kayakers captured their close encounter with a hammerhead shark off the San Diego coast on Saturday, which prompted lifeguards to close down nearby beaches. Their incredible video shows the 8-...
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<![CDATA[Low-Flying Drone Causes Stir at NJ Football Scrimmage]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:12:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/Ocean+CIty+High+School+Football+Practice+Drone.JPG
A low-flying drone came within feet of striking Jersey Shore high school football players earlier this week.]]>
<![CDATA[Monk Relaxing Atop Wind Turbine Spotted by Drone ]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:09:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/wind+turbines0507.jpg
A Benedictine monk at a private Rhode Island school has discovered that finding solitude is no easy feat, even 175 feet in the air. A drone camera took video of Brother Joseph Byron hanging out on top of a wind...

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<![CDATA[Woman Keys Friend's Car, Misspells Word: Police]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:46:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/csapilla+1200.jpg
Police say that they were able to figure out a motive -- and track down a suspect -- in a car keying earlier this month in Connecticut because the alleged vandal misspelled a word she slashed into the paint...

Photo Credit: Stamford Police]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Neighbor Faces Charges He Shot Down Drone]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:47:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/drone+generic.jpg
Prosecutors near the Jersey Shore charged a shotgun-toting man, who they said took matters into his own hands to bring down a drone flying over his neighbor’s home.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[One-Of-A-Kind Painted Mushroom Stolen From Chester County Sidewalk]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:31:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Stolen+Mushroom.PNG
108-Pound concrete mushroom statue stolen from Chester County cafe.

Photo Credit: Mindy Kempista]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Couple Dives into Marriage]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 11:16:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Underwater-scuba-wedding-0824.jpg
One San Diego couple took the plunge Saturday morning, marrying twenty feet underwater.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Gunman Holds Up Philly Post Office]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 23:50:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Oxford+Circle+Post+Office+Theft+Police+Tape+Gun.jpg
A man dressed as if he was ready to go fishing held up a Northeast Philadelphia post office Thursday afternoon.

Photo Credit: US Postal Inspection Service/NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[This Gas Station Robber Is a 'Clown']]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:43:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Embreeville+Clown+Mask+Sunoco+Gas+Station+Robbery.jpg
There was no clowning around early Tuesday morning as a masked, armed robber pointed a gun at a Chester County gas station clerk.

Photo Credit: Surveillance image released by Pennsylvania State Police]]>
<![CDATA[Customer Says She Received Vulgar Receipt]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 09:03:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Vulgar-Receipt.jpg
A local woman is outraged after she says she received a vulgar receipt when she ordered from a South Jersey pizza shop.]]>
<![CDATA[Bear Takes an Afternoon Dip in His Neighbor's Hot Tub]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:47:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/150818_hottub_bear_03.jpg
The summer heat can make people—and bears—crazy. A bear busted down Tony Diering's fence to take a leisurely swim in the man's pool before taking a dip in the hot tub, CTV News Vancouver reported. "He's...

Photo Credit: Tony Deiring]]>
<![CDATA[You Can Now Review the TSA on Yelp]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:02:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Yelp-Reviews-0520.jpg
In a blog post Tuesday, Yelp said it had reached an agreement with the federal government that will allow "federal agencies and offices to claim their Yelp pages, read and respond to reviews, and incorporate...

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<![CDATA[Man Says Siri Made the Call That Saved His Life ]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:23:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_111010073653_Siri.jpg
An 18-year-old teenager from Tennessee says the voice recognition service on his iPhone — famously named Siri — called emergency dispatchers after his truck fell on him while he tried to make repairs.

Photo Credit: File - AP]]>
<![CDATA[Thief Swipes 86 Bras From Victoria's Secret]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 04:41:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Oxford+Valley+Mall+Bra+Heist+86+Bras.jpg
Police were called to a Bucks County mall after dozens of bras went missing from a Victoria’s Secret store.

Photo Credit: Surveillance image released by Middletown Township Police
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<![CDATA[Man Can't Pay Parking Fine With Pennies]]> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 17:05:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pennies2.jpg
A central Pennsylvania borough has changed a policy that barred a disgruntled handyman from protesting a $25 parking fine by paying with pennies.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Crashes Into 'Wine-O-Land']]> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 06:45:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/195*120/Wine+O+Land+Liquor+Store+Crash+Laurel+Springs.JPG
A woman slammed her car into a South Jersey liquor store Friday afternoon, then walked in side and uttered two words.

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<![CDATA[26-Year-Old Cat Makes the Record Books (Again)]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:03:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/corduroy_oldest_cat.jpg
Corduroy the cat has given his owner a lifetime of purrs and love. At 26 years old, the green-eyed feline was recognized by the Guinness World Records for a second time. On Thursday, Guinness World Records...

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<![CDATA[Giant Chocolate Lobster]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 11:58:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/IMG_34201.jpg
A Maine candy company is seeking to break a Guinness World Record with a gigantic chocolate lobster. To commemorate 100 years in business, Haven's Candies of Westbrook has unveiled "Shelby." The extremely large...

Photo Credit: Haven’s Candies]]>
<![CDATA['Courthouse' the Community Cat]]> Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:20:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011477527_1200x675_500555331803.jpg
One 4-year-old feline in Cape May county is a popular pet around his neighborhood. NBC10's Ted Greenberg meets "Courthouse."]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Spider-Man Brawls With Man in Times Square]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 19:38:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/spiderman+fight+times+square.jpg
A Spider-Man got into a knock-down brawl with a civilian in Times Square, and the cellphone video that captured the fight is raising the question: was Spider-Man a hero or a villain in this case?

Photo Credit: @geoffgolberg]]>