<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-usMon, 12 Nov 2018 14:49:44 -0500Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:49:44 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Airborne Deer Slams Through Woman's SUV, Lands in Back Seat]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:57:06 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/deer+crash+car.jpg
A deer jumped into traffic on a New Jersey highway, then flew airborne and smashed into a woman's SUV, crashing through the windshield, onto the passenger seat and landing in the back of the vehicle, authorities...

Photo Credit: Howell Township Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Stranger Things: Exotic Animals Only Loosely Protected]]> Sat, 10 Nov 2018 14:36:32 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Macaw+generic+parrot.jpg
The sale of exotic animals is regulated by federal, state and county agencies, but a lack of staffing means hoarders are often able to get away with illegal sales.

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<![CDATA[NJ Officers Babysit Pig, Feed It Snacks, After Escape]]> Mon, 05 Nov 2018 12:51:35 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pet+pig+nj.jpg
A New Jersey police department got an unusual call over the weekend: a pig had been spotted roaming around a neighborhood block.

Photo Credit: Wanaque Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Python Discovered Among Texas Goodwill Donations]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:54:22 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fort-worth-snake.jpg
A shocking discovery Thursday at the Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth sorting center now officially tops the list of bizarre donations they have been forced to handle: an albino, rosy-tailed python.“I...

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<![CDATA[8 Years Old and Already Cutting Hair]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:35:37 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/8+Year+Old+Barber.jpg
A typical male profession has caught the attention of an 8-year-old girl. Neijae Graham is hard to miss as she learns to cut hair at an Upper Darby barber shop.

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<![CDATA[Man Gets Entire Back Tattooed With Michael Jordan's Jersey]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2018 20:38:11 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-225307.jpg
When it comes to tattoos paying homage to Chicago, this one is a slam dunk.It goes beyond the World Series rings, the skylines, the logos and even the Stanley Cup trophies.One man tattooed his entire back with...
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<![CDATA[Homeowner's Nazi-Themed Halloween Display Outrages Fla. Town]]> Thu, 01 Nov 2018 10:05:17 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_nazidecorations1031_1500x845.jpg
A town is horrified after a local homeowner, who claims to be Jewish, erected a Nazi-themed Halloween display outside her New Port Richey, Florida, home. Skeleton after skeleton is posed, with concentration camp...]]>
<![CDATA[Philly City Council Welcomes Gritty With Formal Resolution]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2018 16:42:47 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Gritty+Flyers+MAscot+Thumb.jpg
Philadelphia's newest, orange-haired, manic mascot has now received an official welcome by members of City Hall.

Photo Credit: Ben Solomon/Philadelphia Flyers]]>
<![CDATA[Ross Doppelgänger Sought in Brazen Brit Beer Heist]]> Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:04:32 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/swimschim.jpg
Former "Friends" star David Schwimmer apparently has an evil twin overseas wrecking the reasonably good name of his television alter ego Ross Geller.
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<![CDATA[Woman Returns 'Huck Finn' to Del. Library 46 Years Later]]> Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:17:49 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Rehoboth+Huck+Finn.png
An overdue book at Rehoboth Beach Library usually isn't big news. But when the book has been missing for decades, well that changes things. Over the weekend, Lee Dunham returned The Adventures of...

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<![CDATA[‘Headless Chicken Monster’ Spotted Off Antarctica]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:06:02 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SeaCucumber-Chickenmonster.jpg
A sea creature nicknamed the “headless chicken monster” was seen near Antarctica on a long-line fishing company’s underwater camera system. The bizarre-looking creature is actually a sea...]]>
<![CDATA[Marvel at the Mütter Museum's Medical Oddities]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:13:08 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mutter_Museum_s__Medical_Marvels.jpg
The Mütter Museum is one of Philadelphia's favorite places to visit around Halloween. The Center City museum showcases weird and wacky medical marvels that fascinate, anbd possibly terrify, the public.]]>
<![CDATA[Googly-Eyed Over the Gritty Sandwich Showdown]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:04:06 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Gritty+Flyers+MAscot+Thumb.jpg
Three Philly restaurants have made Gritty-inspired sandwiches. And, just like the Flyers' mascot itself, these sandwiches are scary at first -- and then delicious. You can try them out at the Gritty Sandwich...

Photo Credit: Ben Solomon/Philadelphia Flyers]]>
<![CDATA[Watch Divers Carve Pumpkins Underwater in Florida Keys]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 04:44:34 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/220*120/101418+pumpkins.jpg
A creative group of scuba divers submerged 30 feet beneath the surface in the Florida Keys to carve pumpkins.The event took place at the annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving contest that took place Sunday...

Photo Credit: Florida Keys News Bureau]]>
<![CDATA[Runaway Pig Lured Home by Deputy's Doritos]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 22:56:11 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SB+Loose+Pig.jpg
San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies in California had to reach into their bag of tricks, or lunch bag of tricks, to corral a portly pig that had gotten loose.

Photo Credit: @LAPDHQ
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<![CDATA[There’s a Sea Monster in The Navy Yard]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:36:00 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NYSMthumbnail.png
Seriously. We're not kidding.

Photo Credit: Dan Farrell]]>
<![CDATA['Sea Monsters HERE': Gigantic Navy Yard Artwork Engulfs Building]]> Sat, 13 Oct 2018 12:17:46 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SeaMonster_1200x675_1343070787786.jpg
 Two artists, Filthy Luker and Pedro Estrellas in collaboration with Group X, built one of Philadelphia's newest — and largest — installations at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia.]]>
<![CDATA[Yes, This Guy Was Fishing Over a Broad Street Storm Drain]]> Wed, 10 Oct 2018 18:34:40 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Center+City+Fishing+_30820715.jpg
Those who walked near Broad and Race in Center City Wednesday caught an unusual sight. A man who was fishing over a storm drain. Mike Iaconelli claims he's been city fishing since he was a kid and has caught...]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds of Corgis Descend on DC's Jefferson Memorial]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:14:14 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/corgi+8.JPG
Hundreds of corgis and other dogs from across the D.C. area gathered at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial along the Tidal Basin on Sunday for the "Million Corgi March."

Photo Credit: Christian Paz]]>
<![CDATA[Massive Snake Slithers Into West Chester Driver's Car]]> Wed, 03 Oct 2018 20:43:17 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/West+Chester+snake.jpg
An 8 to 10 foot snake was found in the engine compartment of a driver’s vehicle Tuesday night.

Photo Credit: West Chester Police Department
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<![CDATA[All the Absurd Gritty Products You Never Knew You Needed]]> Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:26:45 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gritty+dancing+NBC10+telemundo.jpg
With all these Gritty products at your disposal, it looks like the nightmare won't just be limited to Broad Street.

Photo Credit: Tim Furlong/NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[What Would You Name a SEPTA Mascot?]]> Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:11:38 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA+mascot+contest+-+image.jpg
With mascot hype in Philadelphia bigger than ever, SEPTA is asking riders to weigh in on a character to represent the transportation authority.

Photo Credit: SEPTA
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