<![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-usSat, 21 Oct 2017 12:29:11 -0400Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:29:11 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Builds Two-Story ‘Star Wars’ Transport Replica]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:43:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+Star+Wars+Display+THUMB.jpg
Nick Meyer decided that his AT-AT walker model wasn’t big enough, so he built a two-story replica of the famous “Star Wars” vehicle on the front lawn of his house. The display has inspired some]]>
<![CDATA[D'oh! Burglary Suspect Nabbed After Leaving Wallet at Scene]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:26:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Handcuffs+GettyImages-605386174.jpg
A 41-year-old New Jersey man has been arrested after allegedly stealing a cash register with a few hundred bucks from a tire company -- and accidentally leaving his wallet on the floor of the business when...

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<![CDATA[Buck Stuck on Beach in New Jersey]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:19:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BUCK+STUCK+ON+BEACH+NJ+VO+-+01000119_WNBC_000000018270405.jpg
A buck has been stuck on a New Jersey beach all day Wednesday, hours after it was spotted roaming the streets in nearby Seaside Heights Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Everyone from Pittsburgh Was in Philly Today, Facebook Says]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:56:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/falla-facebook-afecta-miles.jpg
Many Pennsylvania natives woke up to a notification from Facebook welcoming them to Philadelphia. The catch? They weren't in Philly at all.

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<![CDATA['Furry Fare Evader': Raccoon Causes Stir on Train Platform]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:59:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/186*120/Raccoon+PATCO.JPG
A "furry fare evader" surprised commuters in a Center City Philadelphia underground train station.

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<![CDATA[Paddington Bear Dances with the Duchess of Cambridge]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:43:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+PADDINGTON+DANCE+Thumb.jpg
Paddington Bear shared a dance with the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, at a charity event the Royals were hosting at the famous Paddington Station, where the iconic children's book character...]]>
<![CDATA[This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:25:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+SPACE+FIDGET+SPINNER+THUMB.jpg
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station tested a fidget spinner in zero gravity. They had time to play with the popular toy in between three scheduled space walks this month.]]>
<![CDATA[Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 19:32:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cowshighway.png
A truck carrying cows overturned in Nashville, Tennessee, allowing the animals to roam free.]]>
<![CDATA[13 Facts About Friday the 13th]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:29:04 -0400 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[Philly Wendy's 'Creepy' Mannequin Stolen]]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:52:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wendys_Creepy_Mannequin_Doll_Stolen.jpg
Some people called the mannequin doll that was stolen from the Wendy's on Chestnut Street in Center City Philadelphia "creepy." It was last seen last month after a large crowd came into the fast...]]>
<![CDATA[New Jersey Home Stalked by 'The Watcher' Up for Sale Again]]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:39:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/watcher+house.jpg
A New Jersey house whose current owners were scared off the property by a creepy letter writer known as "The Watcher" is up for sale again.

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<![CDATA[Robbers Torture Man With Fish Hook & Blow Torch, Police Say]]> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:51:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Alicea-Hopewell.jpg
A blow torch, a large fish hook and fists. Those were the weapons three men allegedly used while torturing a man over two days at the Jersey shore.

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<![CDATA[Therapy Donkeys Brighten Day for Students With Special Needs]]> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:50:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Therapy-Donkeys.jpg
A smile and a caress in a different way. That was part of what students wth special needs at Edison High School in Philadelphia received through donkey therapy on Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Clings to Front of School Bus in Road Rage Case]]> Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:40:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Man_Clings_to_Bus_in_Road_Rage_Incident-150755184653400002.jpg
Baltimore police arrested a man in a bizarre case of road rage last Thursday, after a video showed him clinging to the front of a moving school bus and banging on the hood while demanding the driver open...]]>
<![CDATA[Parasite Burrows Under Del. Fisherman's Skin, Causing Rash]]> Tue, 03 Oct 2017 19:31:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Swimmers-Itch-Rash.jpg
A man who was fishing in the Delaware Bay caught the painful rash "Swimmer's Itch."

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<![CDATA[NJ Man Attacks Another Over Stolen Taylor Ham, Beer: Police]]> Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:42:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/taylor-ham-100217.jpg
A New Jersey man is facing charges after police say he punched a man several times over a stolen Taylor Ham or beer.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Arrested in 27-Year-Old Florida Killer Clown Case]]> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:22:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Sheila+Clown+Muder+Mug+Outside+Home.jpg
An arrest has been made in the 27-year-old Clown Murder cold case.The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that 54-year-old Sheila Keen Warren was arrested Tuesday in Virginia.]]>
<![CDATA[Farm Animals for Therapy? Wilmington Considers It]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:53:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Farm+Animal+Therapy+Chickens.jpg
A Wilmington city council member has proposed an ordinance that would allow farm animals, such as goats, donkeys, and chickens, to act as service animals for those community members in need.

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