<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usThu, 19 Jan 2017 21:00:47 -0500Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:00:47 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Wyoming School Says Guns Not for Grizzly Bears]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:26:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_devosbears0119_1500x845.jpg
Grizzly bears near Wyoming schools got national attention after Donald Trump's Education Secretary nominee mentioned them in a Senate hearing early this week. Betsy DeVos suggested teachers in Wapiti, Wyoming...]]>
<![CDATA[Bobcat Put Down After Attacking 3 People in Conn.]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:49:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Colchester+bobcat+1200.jpg
A sickly looking bobcat attacked three people at a Connecticut farm run by a social service organization in Colchester Tuesday morning and has been put down, according to officials at the scene.

Photo Credit: Colchester Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Massive Gator Spotted in Nature Preserve in Florida]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:26:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/011617+massive+gator+lakeland.jpg
Footage of an alligator that looks almost too massive to be real was posted to the Lakeland Police's Facebook page Monday.According to the post, Kim Joiner was taking an afternoon stroll Sunday in the Circle B...

Photo Credit: Lakeland Police Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Abducted Baby OK After 18 Years]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:12:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/MobleyFamilyReunion_opt.jpg
The case of a baby abducted from a Jacksonville hospital nearly 18 years ago has been solved, police said Friday, with the newborn girl grown into a healthy young adult. Kamiyah Mobley was found alive and...
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<![CDATA[Thieves Steal Oversized Teddy Bears From Flower Shop]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:19:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bearheist.gif
Police in Marietta, Oklahoma are looking for two thieves who carried out an unusual heist. The pair stole nine life-sized stuffed animals after smashing into a flower shop. Surveillance video shows a suspect in...]]>
<![CDATA[4-Year-Old Who Read 1,000 Books Gets Library of Congress Tour]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:46:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/011317+georgia+girl+library+of+congress.jpg
A 4-year-old girl from Georgia who has read over 1,000 books in her short life got a true thrill this week – a visit to the top library in the country. Daliyah Marie Arana was named “Librarian For The Day”...

Photo Credit: Twitter / @LibnOfCongress
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<![CDATA[Echo Accidentally Orders Dollhouses]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:40:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazon-echo1.jpg
Be careful what you say around Alexa. A San Diego TV station’s report on Friday about an Amazon Echo — and how a young girl in Texas accidentally bought a dollhouse and 4 pounds of cookies through the...

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<![CDATA[13 Facts About Friday the 13th]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/edt-149816715.jpg
Many people have araskavedekatriaphobia (also known as friggatriskaidekaphobia), or fear of Friday the 13th. Click to see 13 frightening facts about the special date.

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<![CDATA[Community Embraces Goat Neighbors]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:31:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_goats0109_1920x1080.jpg
A large herd of goats has become a popular fixture in one Florida community. Neighbors have been visiting and feeding the goats for years, but many had no idea how the animals ended up there.

Photo Credit: WJHG-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Deer Trapped on Frozen Conn. River Rescued]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:23:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/deer+trapped_simsbury+ice.jpg
A deer was rescued after being trapped on thin ice on the Farmington River in Simsbury, Connecticut, along Riverside Drive for hours Monday.

Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut]]>
<![CDATA[New York Subway Riders Ditch Pants]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:59:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NO+PANTS+THUMB.jpg
New York Subway riders were in full winter attire except for their pants as part of the annual 'No Pants Subway Ride.']]>
<![CDATA[Surfing on Lake Michigan in Winter]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 18:43:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SURFER_CHICAGO_THUMB.jpg
Hear from a group of surfers who ventured out to surf on Lake Michigan in the middle of winter.]]>
<![CDATA[Auto Dealer Commercial Bloopers Go Viral ]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:47:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/WhiteBearMitsubishi.png
A blooper posted on an auto dealer's Facebook page may prove to be the better marketing strategy, after White Bear Mitsubishi's outtakes reel gathered millions of views in just two weeks.]]>
<![CDATA[Near-Deadly Diner Drive-in Has Patrons Ducking for Cover]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:06:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Fowlerville-Farms-SUV-vs-Restaurant.jpg
Three people enjoying a night at a Michigan diner nearly died Tuesday when an SUV plowed into the restaurant just inches from where they were sitting. Video from Fowlerville Farms Family Restaurant shows...

Photo Credit: Fowlerville Family Farms Restaurant
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<![CDATA[Camera Rolls as Boy Dangles From Chairlift]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 10:03:12 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_chairliftrescue0104_1920x1080.jpg
For the second time in two weeks, a skier captured video of a child dangling from a chairlift at Utah's Sundance Mountain Resort. On Monday afternoon, a young boy skiing with friends was snagged by the...

Photo Credit: KSL-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Mandy Moore Shower Mosaic ]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:12:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-629176044.jpg
A mural of Mandy Moore was said to be found inside an apartment shower in Queens — a piece of art that inspired the singer and actress to respond on Twitter. Roommates apparently discovered the life-sized...

Photo Credit: Getty Images, File
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<![CDATA[Extremely Rare Whale Washes Up]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:32:44 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Blainesville%27s+beaked+whale1.jpg
A Blainesville's beaked whale has washed up dead on a New Jersey beach, only the second time in a generation the extremely rare specimen has been seen on the region's shores.

Photo Credit: Marine Mammal Stranding Center]]>
<![CDATA[Llama Runs Free on Roads Near Athens, Georgia]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:27:27 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/llama-loose-athens-georgia.jpg
A llama was on the lam in Georgia for a little while Wednesday afternoon, bringing out sheriff's deputies and, according to two witnesses, slowing traffic as onlookers gawked. The woolly scofflaw was seen...

Photo Credit: Oconee County Georgia Sheriff's Office / Twitter user @definatley
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<![CDATA[Utah Woman Says Plane Dropped Feces on Her Home ]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:01:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_planewaste0104_1920x1080.jpg
A Salt Lake City woman says a commercial plane dropped human waste on her car and home, and it isn't the first time this has happened. "At first I thought, 'Wow, some bird really took a dump on my car!"...]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia Woman Finds Anaconda in Apartment Toilet]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 19:37:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/blue_peacock_background.jpg
A woman called Animal Control last week after she found a snake in a toilet in an Arlington County apartment. To repeat: She. Found. A. Snake. In. A. Toilet.An animal control officer was able to safely remove...

Photo Credit: Animal Welfare League of Arlington
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<![CDATA[$6M New Year's Jewelry Heist]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 07:54:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/6MillionJewelryHeist.jpg
Police are searching for three men who looted a jewelry wholesaler in Korea Town for $6 million in gems Saturday night. The suspects entered the KGH Holdings store at around 11 p.m., police said.

Photo Credit: NYPD]]>
<![CDATA[Stolen Flatbed Truck Drags Police Car With NJ Officer Inside]]> Mon, 02 Jan 2017 14:52:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/15873116_10158030551935578_4975840385283479364_n.jpg
A police car with an officer inside accidentally got hooked to a stolen flatbed truck and was dragged along the New York State Thruway Monday.

Photo Credit: Suffern Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Twins Arrive in Different Years]]> Mon, 02 Jan 2017 06:57:04 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*122/GettyImages-73781080.jpg
San Diego twins born within minutes of each other will always have one unique difference: One was born in the final minutes of 2016, the other in the very first minute of 2017. The twin girls, born at Sharp Mary

Photo Credit: Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Wax Presidents For Sale]]> Mon, 02 Jan 2017 10:45:34 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wax+presidenst.jpg
You can now make a presidential-sized purchase from a historical wax museum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Hall of Presidents and First Ladies had been in business for over 60 years.

Photo Credit: WGAL-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Roads In Canada Turn Into Ice Rinks]]> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:21:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-12-29-13h35m11s220.jpg
Parts of Canada have seen so much ice building up on the roads that residents have been putting on their skates. Laura Spink posted a video from Peterborough on Monday showing an adept skater moving around with...

Photo Credit: APTN]]>
<![CDATA[NY Driver Crashes, Strips and Flees]]> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 19:02:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CAR+VS+HOME+3_WNBC_000000014439904+copy.jpg
Authorities on Long Island say a man drove through yards and a home before crashing into a deck, ripping off his clothes and fleeing police. Officers arrived on scene around 11:30 p.m.
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<![CDATA[Robbers Use Heavy Equipment to Steal ATM]]> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 07:47:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SKYLIFT+ATM.jpg
Some robbers in Texas were determined to make off with an ATM. Dramatic surveillance video shows the heist as it unfolded at a Texarkana Credit Union in the early hours of December 23rd.]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Dies Within Hours After 63 Years of Marriage]]> Thu, 29 Dec 2016 11:32:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dolores-trent-winstead-hospital-today-161228-tease-03_350fbc8db2a252b5943ed70f00352441.today-inline-large.jpg
The Winsteads did everything together through their 63-year marriage, like watching the late-night news at 9:30, their daughter told the "Today" show. And until last month, Delores, 83, and Trent, 88 were...

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Sheryl Winstead]]>
<![CDATA[See It: Florida Bald Eagles Eggs Hatch]]> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 12:47:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/baldeaglefeuerherd.jpg
The eagle has landed...er... hatched.Nest watchers received a treat Saturday morning as a live video feed poised over the nest of two Florida bald eagles who were waiting for eggs to hatch got the payoff...

Photo Credit: AP
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<![CDATA[Amazon Echo Could Play Role in Murder Case]]> Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:46:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Amazon-echo.jpg
The Amazon Echo is a voice-activated smart speaker that plays music, gives the weather forecast and updates its owner's shopping lists, among other everyday tasks.But prosecutors in Arkansas believe one...

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<![CDATA[The Crazy Year in Politics (Besides Trump and Clinton)]]> Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:23:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/2016-crazy-year-in-politics.jpg
It's a tradition for NBC News to sum up the oddest, silliest and most head-scratching political moments of the year, but this year was a strange one. Even if the social media fodder from the deeply divisive...

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<![CDATA[Lame Duck: Parents Angry Over Broken Hatchimals]]> Wed, 28 Dec 2016 20:42:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Hatchimals+Close+Up+Eyes+Lit.jpg
Nearly three dozen parents in Philadelphia-area complained that their toys failed to work properly disappointing their children.

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<![CDATA[You Can't Expense That Llama: 2016's Wackiest Claims]]> Mon, 26 Dec 2016 06:15:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/145441415-llama-generic.jpg
A llama brought in for a photo shoot may just be the zaniest expense request of 2016, according to a survey of more than 430 business travelers, NBC News reports.A $28,000 bottle-service tab, a blow-up...

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