<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weirdhttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.pngNBC 10 Philadelphiahttp://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usSat, 23 Jul 2016 23:08:44 -0400Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:08:44 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Charizard the Iguana and Other Unusual Pets Find Homes]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:21:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/2016-07-23_15011.jpg
Parrie Henderson-O'Keefe's son, Peirman, has a surprise waiting for him for his 16th birthday: an iguana named after a Pokemon character whom he met at a animal shelter in Washington D.C.He took to the...
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<![CDATA[Man Robs Stores Wearing Trump Mask]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:18:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/242*120/trump+mask+buxton+robbery.png
Police in Maine are searching for a burglary suspect who wore a Donald Trump mask when he robbed two convenience stores in Buxton Wednesday.According to necn affiliate WCSH, the suspect used a baseball bat to...

Photo Credit: Buxton Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Last VCR Manufacturer to Stop Production]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 06:43:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/182*120/Electronics+Recycled1.jpg
The once-revolutionary videocassette recorder is headed for the technological cemetery, 40 years after it first hit markets.Funai Electric, a Japanese consumer electronics company, released a statement...

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<![CDATA[Costume Highlights From Comic-Con 2016]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:19:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-579183346.jpg
Zealous fans packed the San Diego Convention Center for 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International. The four-day pop culture spectacular includes celebrity panels, vendors, sneak peek screenings and lots of...

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<![CDATA[Venomous Rattlesnake Warning in NJ]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:25:57 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Manchester+Township+Timber+Rattlesnakes.jpg
Police in Ocean County, New Jersey warned residents not to approach venomous, endangered rattlesnakes turning up in the community.

Photo Credit: Manchester Police
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<![CDATA[Montco Police Search for Owner of Missing Marijuana ]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:33:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cheltenham+Police+Marijuana.PNG
The Cheltenham Township Police Department are looking for the owner of a package of marijuana mistakenly left at the wrong resident’s home.

Photo Credit: Cheltenham Police Department
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<![CDATA[Teens Use Drone to Track Boat Thieves]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:28:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_droneboat0721_1920x1080.jpg
Two California teens on vacation in Washington witnessed two men untying their boat, so they fired up a drone and started following the thieves.]]>
<![CDATA[Husband Searching for Pokemon Slams Into Cop Car: Police]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:43:06 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Rehoboth+Pokemon+Go+crash.jpg
Police along the Delaware beaches have a warning for drivers after an eager couple trying to catch a Pokemon crashed into a marked police cruiser: "If you are going to play Pokemon Go, please do not do so while...

Photo Credit: Rehoboth Beach Police
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<![CDATA[Video Captures Man Slipping Off Water Slide]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:04:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/water-slide-fail.jpg
A Dallas man posts a video of himself falling off a water slide in Austin Monday.

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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Player Stuck in NJ Cemetery Tree Calls 911]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:46:08 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pokemon+go+tree+cemetery+east+greenwich+firefighter.jpg
First responders came to the rescue of a woman who got stuck in a tree playing Pokemon Go in a cemetery.

Photo Credit: East Greenwich Twp. Fire and Police]]>
<![CDATA[Pokemon Invade the Alamo]]>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:25:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_alamopokemon0715_1920x1080.jpg
With Pokemon Go preoccupying people all over the country, the directors of the Alamo in San Antonio have noticed visitors paying more attention to their phones than to the history of the landmark.

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<![CDATA[Ducks Dumped, Rescued From New Jersey Mall]]>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:04:05 -0400
New Jersey state wildlife officials said they were looking to find homes for 92 ducks who were dumped at a mall in Secaucus.]]>
<![CDATA[92 Ducks Dumped at NJ Mall]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:09:18 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DucksDumpedNJ.jpg
Ninety-two ducks were dumped in New Jersey and are now in need of a home, according to officials. The ducks were rescued by New Jersey State and Wildlife officials Friday after being dumped near the Mill Creek...]]>
<![CDATA[Dead Whale Floats Ashore — Again]]>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:22:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wally1.JPG
A dead whale that washed ashore at a beach in Encinitas was confirmed to be “Wally,” the whale that keeps floating toward the Southern California coast. The whale washed ashore Grandview Beach on Saturday...

Photo Credit: Jennifer Neville]]>
<![CDATA[Man Quits Job to Hunt Pokemon Full Time]]>Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:53:42 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-547175550.jpg
A 24-year-old man from New Zealand reportedly quit his job at a cafe to hunt for Pokemon in the new mobile game phenomenon "Pokemon Go" full time.Tom Currie told New Zealand's Newshub he booked busses...

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<![CDATA[Vandals Damage Pennsylvania Museum's Dinosaur]]>Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:37:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016278795_1200x675_725797955970.jpg
A video surfaced from the Reading Public Museum of three men vandalizing a dinosaur featured in its display. Community members are talking about making a "community collection" to pay for the damages.]]>
<![CDATA[Stunt Diva Dangles From Chopper for World Record]]>Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:06:59 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-161774428.jpg
A member of the famous Wallenda thrill-seeking family attempts to set a world record in Atlantic City Thursday, dangling from a helicopter.

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<![CDATA[Delaware Ice Cream Shop's Dream to Be Found Becomes Reality]]>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:45:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/209*120/Ice+Cream+Delight+Sign.JPG
Customers had trouble finding Ice Cream Delight in North Wilmington due its address and mapping tools.

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<![CDATA[Two Men Fall Off Cliff While Playing 'Pokemon Go']]>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 21:01:52 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cliff-Pokemon-Encinitas-071416.jpg
Two men fell off a cliff Wednesday in San Diego's North County while playing 'Pokemon Go', the Encinitas Fire Department confirmed.San Diego Lifeguards reported that someone had fallen off a cliff at E Street...

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<![CDATA[Marine Veterans Playing 'Pokemon Go' Help Catch Suspect]]>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:40:53 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/knbc-pokemon-go-fullerton-arrest.jpg
Two Marine Corps veterans playing "Pokemon Go" in Fullerton helped nab a man wanted for attempted murder and other crimes, police said.

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<![CDATA[Deputies Free Bear Inexplicably Stuck in Car]]>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:29:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bear-ezgif-2217839850.gif
A black bear found stuck inside a car near Denver left sheriff's deputies scratching their heads this week — it's not clear how the wild animal managed to get inside. None of the car's windows were broken and...

Photo Credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
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<![CDATA[Quartet Member Goes Rogue on Anthem]]>Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:19:06 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/546638154-canadian-national-anthem-petco-park.jpg
A member of the Canadian quartet The Tenors changed the lyrics to the country's national anthem during the MLB All-Star Game at Petco Park in San Diego on Tuesday.Member Remigio Pereira pulled out a sign that...

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<![CDATA[Missing Google Street View, Faroe Islands Get 'Sheep View']]>Tue, 12 Jul 2016 22:32:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/faroe-islands-sheep-view.jpg
If you were to take a tour of Europe's tiny, rocky Faroe Islands in Google Street View, you might see a lot of sheep. But you can't take a tour of the Faroe Islands in Google Street View, unlike much of the rest...

Photo Credit: Courtesy Visit Faroe Islands
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<![CDATA[Man Charged for Smoke Photo Shoot on Top of Hotel: Police]]>Wed, 13 Jul 2016 06:52:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Center-City-Photoshoot.jpg
A dramatic photo session on top of a Center City hotel led to a response from Homeland Security and an arrest, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[Boy, 6, Catches Great White Shark]]>Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:04:15 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Eastham+Shark.JPG
A 6-year-old boy caught a great white shark off Cape Cod while fishing on Saturday.

Photo Credit: Lars White]]>
<![CDATA[Chihuahua Found High on Meth]]>Mon, 11 Jul 2016 21:44:57 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dog-meth-071116.jpg
After a Chihuahua named Jack Sparrow began acting erratically and later tested positive for methamphetamine in Fontana, his owner was arrested on suspicion of felony animal cruelty, authorities said Monday.It...

Photo Credit: Photos Courtesy of Fontana Police Department
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