<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usSun, 11 Dec 2016 07:04:06 -0500Sun, 11 Dec 2016 07:04:06 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Unfortunate Truck Spills: Chicken Parts]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:48:33 -0500 spilled chicken parts on a Northern California highway Dec. 8, 2016, closing three lanes and shutting down traffic for about half an hour. ]]> spilled chicken parts on a Northern California highway Dec. 8, 2016, closing three lanes and shutting down traffic for about half an hour. ]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/221*120/guts1.JPG
The fear of overloaded trucks crashing on the highway and spilling their contents might not be so irrational at all. Click here to see some unfortunate truck spills around the nation.

Photo Credit: CHP Redwood City]]>
<![CDATA[Photo of Fake 'Happy Hour Playset' Sparks Online Outrage]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:30:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fisher-price-photo2_blurred-faces-2.jpg
An online backlash over a supposed “happy hour playset” for kids has proven to be misplaced since the item in question doesn’t exist.After a Facebook user posted a photo Tuesday that showed the set – complete...]]>
<![CDATA[San Francisco Airport Gets Tutu-Wearing Therapy Pig]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:58:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SFO-pig.jpg
This pig can't fly but she can greet people who are about to fly. San Francisco International Airport introduced “Lilou” the therapy pig this week as the newest member of the airport’s Wag Brigade.

Photo Credit: San Francisco International Airport
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<![CDATA[Half-Marathoner Lost for 12 Hours]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:33:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/120516+marathon+runner+gets+lost.jpg
Melissa Kitcher had full intentions of completing her first half-marathon Sunday, but it's safe to say she pictured it ending a little bit differently. Kitcher went missing for nearly 12 hours after running off...

Photo Credit: SNN-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Nordstrom Is Selling a Stone for $85]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:58:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/nordstrom+stone.jpg
For just $85, your pet rock memories from childhood can come back to life -- all thanks to Nordstrom.The department store recently added a "unique rock" or "medium wrapped leather stone," to its website.

Photo Credit: Nordstrom]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Subway Rat vs. Dinner Roll]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:10:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dinner+roll+rat.jpg
This so-called Roll Mole is giving Pizza Rat a run for its money. A rat was recorded dragging a comically large dinner roll on the subway tracks on the Upper East Side last Thursday, another sign of the...

Photo Credit: Christian Waugh]]>
<![CDATA[What Triggered Foam Flood in Center City?]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:38:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PECO+Substation+Fire.jpg
A tripped transformer is being blamed for a foamy mess that billowed out of a Center City Philadelphia substation over the weekend and onto streets and yards.

Photo Credit: Jason Ginsberg
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<![CDATA[Dominos Japan Pulls the Reins on Reindeer Delivery Program]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:46:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Dominos+Reindeer+Delivery.jpg
Domino's Japan has pulled the reins on its special caribou-based delivery program just one week after it launched, after the reindeer continually shook their antlers, refused to stop at delivery spots, and kept...

Photo Credit: Dominos Japan]]>
<![CDATA[Soon: 'Star Wars' Battle Drones]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:28:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1130-2016-StarWarsDrone.jpg
It's the fight sure to get a lot of buzz this holiday season. "Star Wars" X-Wing, Millennium Falcon and TIE fighter battle drones are coming to a store near you.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area
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<![CDATA[Santa Claws: Beaver Picks Through Christmas Decor at Dollar Store]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:53:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/20161130+Beaver+Thumb.jpg
When it's time to decorate your dam, you have to hit the store.

Photo Credit: St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[TV Thief Makes Getaway on Bicycle]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:47:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000018178783_1200x675_821750851594.jpg
A burglar was caught on camera riding away with a 65-inch television Thanksgiving night from Mecca Furniture at 101 E Venango Street in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Reunited With Lost Rings]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:29:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rings-lost-trash-1130.jpeg
A New York City woman who accidentally ditched her wedding band, engagement ring and one other ring was able to get the priceless pieces of jewelry back with the help of city sanitation workers.

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<![CDATA[Werewolf, Gorilla And Santa All Caught on Trail Camera]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:42:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_trailcam1130_1920x1080.jpg
A Kansas police trail camera was set up after reports of mountain lion sightings and yielded some hilarious surprises.

Photo Credit: KSHB-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Philadelphia-Based Artist to Debut X-Ray Art]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:22:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/XRay+Art+1.jpg
A Temple grad named her medical artwork collection Xray Artistry, and is set to showcase it in her first solo gallery show at Large Format Digital Printing (LFDP) in New Jersey.

Photo Credit: Artwork and Photos by Susan Summerton, MD]]>
<![CDATA[3 Die Post-Calif. Thanksgiving Meal]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:16:04 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/antioch+hall.jpg
Parishioners sent up prayers for the three people who died and the 14 others who were sickened following a Thanksgiving dinner put on by a Brentwood church. Senior Pastor Larry Adams said the parish in Northern...

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<![CDATA[$1.6M Gold Flake Theft Video]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:17:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gold+bucket+thief.jpg
A quick-moving crook capitalized on a 20-second window of distraction by armored truck guards in bustling midtown Manhattan to steal a bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million, surveillance video obtained...

Photo Credit: NBC 4 NY]]>
<![CDATA[4K Rabbis Fail #MannequinChallenge]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:37:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Rabbi+Mannequin+Challenge.PNG
Their attempt was ambitious, but when 4,000 rabbis took the so-called "mannequin challenge," the result was something less than statuesque.The rabbis had gathered at their group’s headquarters in Brooklyn for...

Photo Credit: NBC New York via @chabadorg/Instagram]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Video: Woman Spends 7 Hours Vandalizing Car]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:50:26 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CyZFR9_VEAA1FgM.jpg
A Los Angeles woman said her Thanksgiving nightmare started when a stranger broke a windshield wiper off her car and etched hundreds of words all over the vehicle over seven hours.Surveillance cameras over the...

Photo Credit: Adrian Arambulo]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Runs Triathlon, Breaks Fingers, Delivers Baby in 1 Day]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:09:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_wildthanksgiving1128_1920x10801.jpg
A Tacoma, Washington woman has quite a story to tell after her unexpectedly hectic Thanksgiving. It started with a triathlon, took her to a hospital, and ended at the dinner table with baby pictures.Rhonda...]]>
<![CDATA[Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands to Montco, Bucks]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:24:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/spotted+lanternfly1.PNG
Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said the discovery of the Spotted Lanternfly in 25 more municipalities in southeastern Pennsylvania is cause for vigilance, not alarm.

Photo Credit: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture]]>
<![CDATA[French 'Spiderman' Scales Skyscrapers Harness-Free]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:25:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/20161124_Spain_1.jpg
Alain Robert, 54, has a lifelong passion for scaling skyscrapers and other structures with only his hands and a good pair of climbing shoes despite his frequent arrests by police for unauthorized stunts.

Photo Credit: Manu Fernandez/AP]]>