<![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-usMon, 21 May 2018 20:31:21 -0400Mon, 21 May 2018 20:31:21 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Very Sober' Man Calls 911 to Report Pig Following Him: Cops]]> Mon, 21 May 2018 09:38:23 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pig+custody.jpg
Cops in one Ohio town got an usual 911 call over the weekend. It was from a man who said he was walking home from an Amtrak station. And, according to the man, there was a pig following him. And he didn't know

Photo Credit: North Ridgeville Police Department]]>
<![CDATA['Hats Off': Wis. HS Senior Prank Is So Good Even Police Applaud]]> Tue, 15 May 2018 17:33:20 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/32405600_1737888212967551_2061377868771885056_o.jpg
Even Wisconsin police had to applaud a group of high school seniors for their hilarious prank before graduation.Senior pranks are often the thing of spring for high school graduates, but the latest one...

Photo Credit: Cumberland, Wisc., Police Department/Facebook
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<![CDATA[Man, 25, Posing as Hurricane Victim Enrolls, Plays Basketball at Texas High School]]> Wed, 16 May 2018 19:05:55 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/disney-bouvier-gilstrap-portley.jpg
A 25-year-old man was arrested after allegedly posing as a high school student in a Dallas Independent School District campus so he could compete in high school basketball, according to Texas officials.Dallas...

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<![CDATA[Is T'Challa Driving Around Philly?]]> Tue, 15 May 2018 15:14:40 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wakanda+Jetta.jpg
A VW GTI with WAKANDA vanity plate was spotted in Philadelphia.

Photo Credit: NBC10/John Taylor]]>
<![CDATA[Dancing Burglar Pops During Break-In]]> Mon, 14 May 2018 14:23:13 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/breakdancing_bandit.gif
A daring burglar was caught on surveillance footage popping and locking after a successful break-in of a Fresno office. Police say suspect David Seale used copied keys to enter the building, coming in...]]>
<![CDATA[Carjacker Pushes Worker From Stolen Ambulance, Police Say]]> Mon, 14 May 2018 23:58:51 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ambulance+Carjacking.JPG
A suspected carjacker pushed a first responder out of his stolen ambulance early Monday. GPS was credited with helping to track down one of the suspects.

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<![CDATA[The Tortoise and the Shield]]> Fri, 11 May 2018 17:54:46 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000027280962_1200x675_1231176259632.jpg
A Hamilton Township Police Department Sergeant experienced an odd scenario when he had to use his shield to escort a snapping turtle off a road.]]>
<![CDATA[Caged Tiger at Miami Jungle-Themed Prom Sparks Outrage]]> Mon, 14 May 2018 08:19:20 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tigerGettyImages-854528474.jpg
A caged tiger that was part of a South Florida high school's jungle-themed prom is causing an uproar among some social media users.Video posted on Facebook shows the tiger pacing around inside the cage in the...

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<![CDATA[Army Grows Ear in Soldier's Arm for Successful Transplant]]> Wed, 09 May 2018 13:23:59 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/050918+army+grew+ear.jpg
After a soldier lost her left ear in a car crash, Army surgeons were able to grow a new ear in her forearm and transplant it onto her head.The Army announced Monday that the procedure performed on Pvt. Shamika

Photo Credit: U.S. Army]]>
<![CDATA[Thief Steals Donated Dresses Meant for Eighth Grade Girls]]> Wed, 09 May 2018 09:14:44 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/206*120/050918+stolen+dresses.jpg
After a caring teacher, Kate Bucci, painstakingly collected prom dresses for her students, who she knew could not afford them, a thief heartlessly swiped the evening attire.She had the simplest of hopes:...

Photo Credit: Kate Bucci]]>
<![CDATA[‘Saved By the Bell’-Themed Restaurant Opens in Los Angeles]]> Tue, 08 May 2018 21:05:43 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+SAVED+BY+THE+MAX.00_03_12_01+THUMB.jpg
Time out! “Saved By the Max,” a pop-up restaurant dedicated to everything “Saved By the Bell” has just opened in Los Angeles. If you’re a wannabe Bayside Tiger you’re going to...]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Man Unleashes Nightmare Pollen Storm by Accident]]> Tue, 08 May 2018 17:44:43 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/221*120/pollen-horror.gif
Don't try this...anywhere! Eric Henderson of New Jersey unleashed a nightmare pollen storm when he tapped a tree branch with his excavator just to see what would happen. ]]>
<![CDATA[Hello, Deer: Fawn Hops in Patrol Car in Calif.]]> Mon, 07 May 2018 16:01:18 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/MarinCoSheriffDeer.JPG
This wasn't your usual suspect in the back seat of a law enforcement vehicle.The Marin County Sheriff's Department on Monday shared video of a baby deer exploring the back seat of a patrol car after it...

Photo Credit: Marin County Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Superintendent Pooped on School Track 'Daily': Police]]> Thu, 03 May 2018 15:54:29 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-150606034.jpg
A New Jersey schools superintendent is facing public defecation charges after police said he was caught pooping near another school's track and football field. Kenilworth Public Schools said in a Facebook post...

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<![CDATA[Artifacts Illegally Sent to Hobby Lobby Returned to Iraq]]> Wed, 02 May 2018 21:06:33 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Iraq+Artifacts+Thumbnail.jpg
Several thousand ancient artifacts ICE officials say were smuggled into the United States are headed back to Iraq.

Photo Credit: ICE]]>
<![CDATA[Hey, New Jersey — There's Now Pork Roll-Flavored Ice Cream]]> Wed, 02 May 2018 11:35:10 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pork+Roll+Taylor+Ham+Ice+Cream+Windy+Brow+Farms+cp.jpg
A New Jersey farm has taken its state's love for Taylor ham to a whole new level -- by turning it into ice cream.

Photo Credit: Windy Brow Farms
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<![CDATA[Nap-Loving Bear in Custody After 30-Hour Jaunt Through NJ]]> Tue, 01 May 2018 19:09:15 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bear+newer.jpg
A wandering bear with a penchant for taking long naps in trees was captured Tuesday afternoon after a nearly 30-hour jaunt through New Jersey backyards, some fence-hopping and a trip near a school.

Photo Credit: News 4]]>
<![CDATA[Dive-Bombing Pelicans Interrupt Graduation in Malibu]]> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:32:05 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/4-30-2018-pepperdine-pelican-1.jpg
Two pelicans with degrees in party crashing swooped down on Pepperdine University's graduation ceremony Friday and dive-bombed the crowd, adding some levity to the pomp and circumstance.The brown pelicans...

Photo Credit: Grant Dillion]]>
<![CDATA[Report of Downed Aircraft Turns Out to Be Abandoned, Homemade Sub]]> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:57:46 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sub-split.jpg
What was first thought to be a potential disaster turned out to be a peculiar discovery in the waters of the San Francisco Bay.The initial scare on Sunday afternoon was a report of possibly downed aircraft in...

Photo Credit: Alameda County Fire Department
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<![CDATA[Early Morning Explosions in Bucks County Shrouded in Mystery]]> Fri, 27 Apr 2018 20:11:09 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mystery_Explosion.jpg
It's a middle of the night mystery that's scaring people in Upper Bucks County. For weeks, neighbors have been reporting loud explosions going of,f jarring them out of bed.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Mad Over No Soda With Meal Wreaks Havoc at Popeyes]]> Fri, 27 Apr 2018 12:10:06 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Popeyes+426.jpg
Police are looking for a woman captured on surveillance video smashing the front window of a Popeyes restaurant with a chair, apparently angry because her $4 Wicked Good Deal didn't come with a soft drink.]]>
<![CDATA['Slow the Cluck Down!': Chicken Man Fights Speeders]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 17:59:36 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_chickenman0426_1500x845.jpg
Why did the chicken cross Point Comfort Road? In this case, he wants them to slow down so the neighborhood children are safe.  Every day, Logan Cambron suits up in white feathers, rubber feet, and a...]]>
<![CDATA[Funky Finding: Study Confirms Uranus Smells Really Bad]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:15:08 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pia18182-uranus-voyager1.jpg
Scientists have confirmed that the planet Uranus smells like farts and rotten eggs — and, yes, NASA already made the joke you're thinking of.A team of scientists determined that the seventh planet from...

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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<![CDATA[Gander Attacks High School Golfer]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:39:41 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/goose_golf_attk.jpg
A high school golfer playing in a weekend tournament learned the hard way how protective geese can be about guarding a nest. Pictures show Isaac Couling rolling on the fairway as a father goose dive-bombs...

Photo Credit: Courtesy Devon Pitts ]]>
<![CDATA[Man Accuses Wife of 'Voodoo,' Stabs Her at Fla. Babies R Us: Police]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:30:11 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/042518+george+hernandez+mugshot+babies+r+us+stabbing.jpg
A husband accused his wife of "putting voodoo on him" before he used a box cutter to stab her numerous times at a Babies R Us in Lauderhill, police said.Officers responded to the store at 7350 W.

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Robots at Smithsonian Museums Answer Questions, Take Selfies]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:04:42 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/042318pepperrebot.jpg
Four-foot-tall, "wide-eyed" robots with touch screens are now dancing, playing games and taking selfies with Smithsonian visitors at six museums, the Smithsonian announced Tuesday.The robots, all named Pepper,...

Photo Credit: @Smithsonian
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<![CDATA[Twitch: Explained]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:57:59 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+TWITCH+EXPLAINER+THUMB.jpg
Twitch.tv is the largest, most popular place to watch people play and livestream video games. It’s become so popular that musicians like Drake are getting in on the act.]]>