<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia https://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usFri, 23 Feb 2018 07:55:06 -0500Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:55:06 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[These Weird & Wonderful Sports Were Retired From the Winter Olympics]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:03:15 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-246318.jpg
Bring back the ski ballet!

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<![CDATA[Canadian Moose Pops In for 'Bobsleigh Update' in Viral Photo]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:05:56 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/moose+olympics.jpg
Well, the Olympics do have something for everyone. Even a moose. A photo of a giant moose peering through a sliding glass door on a porch in Canada, transfixed on a television showing the 2-man bobsled...

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<![CDATA[Why Is This Michael Knight Figurine at the Winter Olympics]]> Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:57:16 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hoff3.jpg
A man is traveling around the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games with a Michael Knight doll. Find out why the “Knight Rider” action figure is popping up at Olympic venues.]]>
<![CDATA[Back to the Future? Ski Ballet Gets Its Moment Online]]> Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:38:29 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-246318.jpg
If you thought curling was an amusing Olympic sport, you probably haven’t seen ski ballet. Ski ballet, a hybrid of figure skating and gymnastics, made its Olympic debut as a demonstration sport at the Calgary...

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<![CDATA[Olympics Fans Wear Their National Spirit on Their Faces]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:07:53 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_18053428749187.jpg
From painted faces to colored mustaches, fans from across the globe have unique ways of showing pride in their country at the Winter Games.

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<![CDATA[Oregon Woman Pulls Parasitic Worms From Eye]]> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:29:14 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/eye-worms-or.PNG
An Oregon woman is believed to be the first human to ever contract a rare eye worm parasite usually found in cattle. KGW's Katherine Cook reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Olympian Fabian Bösch Rides Escalator With One Hand]]> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:27:22 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-461888308.jpg
Swiss Olympian Fabian Bösch has social media users asking, "How'd he do that?"Bösch posted a fun video to his Instagram account on Monday that's gone viral with more than 210,000 views.

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<![CDATA[Olympian Chris Mazdzer Downs a Pizza Slice in 1 Gulp]]> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:21:54 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Chris_Mazdzer_Wins_Silver_Medal_in_Luge.jpg
Chris Mazdzer's silver medal in the luge, the first singles medal ever for Team USA in the sport, may not be his most impressive accomplishment. While in Pyeongchang, South Korea, for the 2018 Olympic...
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<![CDATA[Shaun White Burger Sells for Nearly $1,000]]> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 20:31:18 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/shaun_white_olympics_snowboarding_nbc_NUP_178234_0926.jpg
The "Flying Tomato" has his own hamburger. Team USA's Shaun White got that nickname after he won his first gold medal at the 2006 Olympics. The red-headed White was seen in South Korea with his new signature...

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<![CDATA[The Stache Heard Round the World]]> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:05:14 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+ROBERT+JOHANSSONS+STACHE+THUMB.jpg
Norway’s Robert Johansson may have gotten the bronze medal in the ski jump, but his mustache takes home the gold. Johannson said he started growing it two years ago and it has treated him well ever...]]>
<![CDATA[Colossal 213 Pound Bagel Breaks World Record in NYC]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:43:39 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/huge_bagel_1280x720_1158097987829.jpg
The smell of onions filled the Acme Smoked Fish warehouse as onlookers packed the room to watch an attempt at building the largest bagel and lox sandwich ever recorded. In a partnership with Zucker’s Bagels...]]>
<![CDATA[Is This the Worst Bed Bug Infestation Ever?]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:47:43 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+BED+BUGS+HOUSE.+THUMB.jpg
A New Jersey house may be home to one of the worst bed bug infestations ever seen. Pest control found thousands of the tiny bloodsuckers all over the house and it took three months to get rid of them all.]]>
<![CDATA[Libraries: A Surprising New Home for Bed Bugs]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:44:02 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+BED+BUGS+LIBRARY+THUMB.jpg
It may surprise you to learn that libraries have become a hotspot for picking up bed bugs. So as you turn the pages on the latest teen vampire novel, there may be an actual bloodsucker living inside.]]>
<![CDATA[K-Pop Quiz: Olympians Guess If Groups Names Are Real or Fake]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:33:29 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/K-POP+THUMB.jpg
South Korea has a long history of producing and promoting hugely successful boy band and girl band pop acts known as “K-Pop.” We put the Olympians from Team USA to the test to see if they can...]]>
<![CDATA[Norwegian Team Gets 15K Eggs After Google Translate Error]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:17:54 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-179504060.jpg
Google Translate is great for those who wish to browse news stories on foreign websites or get some help with that Spanish homework. However, the free language translation tool has its limitations and its...

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<![CDATA[Olympian Brianna Decker's Recurring Dinosaur Nightmare]]> Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:18:13 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+BRIANNA+DECKER+DREAM.jpg
We've all had that nightmare of being chased, and Olympian Brianna Decker is no different, although her nightmare has a Jurassic twist.]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Wad of Crumpled Cash Found on Wall Street]]> Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:11:27 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Money+ICY+SOT.jpg
A giant wad of crumpled cash was found on Wall Street, and there is no way it fell out of someone's pocket.The car-sized wadded-up $1 bill popped up in the Financial District over the weekend, an impromptu...

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<![CDATA[Wig-Wearing Woman in NJ Fraud Spree Nabbed After Near Escape]]> Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:04:02 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wig+bandit.jpg
Authorities have arrested a 43-year-old woman who has allegedly been involved in multiple fraud cases in various New Jersey counties after nearly losing the elusive wig-wearing bandit earlier in the day...

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<![CDATA[Big Fish! NBC10 Morning Team Tries Ice Fishing]]> Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:13:00 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ice+Fishing+Vai+Sikahema.png
NBC10's Vai Sikahema and Tracy Davidson take to the ice to catch some fish (or one very small fish) as they get a feel for Minnesota life while at the Super Bowl.

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<![CDATA[Eagles Fan Thought She Missed Super Bowl After Surgery]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 22:02:26 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+FB+Super+Bowl+Teen+THUMB.jpg
Haley Parks thought she missed watching the Philadelphia Eagles play against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl after waking up from surgery to get her wisdom teeth removed.]]>
<![CDATA[Too Cold for the Water Gun at Super Bowl in Minn.]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:15:10 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Frigid_Temperatures_in_Minneapolis.jpg
NBC10's Brittney Shipp is in Minneapolis with the weekend forecast for Super Bowl LII, and it's cold. Just how cold? So frigid that water from a Super Soaker freezes in the air.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly vs. Boston Accents]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 09:29:30 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+SUPER+BOWL+WORDS+Thumb.jpg
Water. Yard. Bagel. Car. Although the two cities heading into the Super Bowl this weekend are geographically close to one another, you’d never know it from the different ways they pronounce these]]>
<![CDATA[Emotional Support Peacock Denied Flight at Newark Airport]]> Wed, 31 Jan 2018 08:40:17 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Peacock-plane-diptych-2-0130.jpg
A colorful scene took place as a woman tried to board her emotional support peacock on a recent flight departing from Newark Liberty International Airport, according to reports.The unidentified woman...

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<![CDATA[Eggs, Chairs Fly During Massive Brawl at NJ Denny's]]> Tue, 30 Jan 2018 13:33:29 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dennys+grand+slam+breakfast.jpg
Police are looking for the brawlers involved in a wild melee in a New Jersey Denny's over the weekend that sent chairs crashing into plates of pancakes and diners ducking for cover. It's not clear what spurred

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<![CDATA[NJ Baseball Team Being Renamed the 'Pork Roll']]> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:19:13 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trenton-pork-roll-0125.jpg
Love for pork roll (or Taylor Ham, depending on where you live) runs deep in the Garden State. So deep, in fact, that one minor league team is changing its name in honor of the regional delicacy.

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