Weird News | NBC Bay Area

Weird News

Friday, Mar 9, 2018 at 12:24 PM PST

The History of Daylight Saving Time

The History of Daylight Saving Time

Every spring we set our clocks forward an hour — but why? Before you spring forward this weekend, learn the real story behind Daylight Saving Time.

Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 at 01:24 PM PST

New Jersey Company Will Pay Man's Drunken $1,600 Uber Fare

New Jersey Company Will Pay Man's Drunken $1,600 Uber Fare <br />

A New Jersey man who got drunk in West Virginia and mistakenly ordered a $1,635 Uber ride to his home state will be reimbursed by a food delivery company. Jamie Giovinazzo, founder of Eat Clean Bro in Freehold,...

Friday, Mar 9, 2018 at 07:23 AM PST

Sign's Tip to Prevent Car Break-Ins in SF: Use 'Angry' Bees

Sign's Tip to Prevent Car Break-Ins in SF: Use 'Angry' Bees

Some people are offering an interesting tip to protect car owners from thieves busting into vehicles in San Francisco.

Friday, Mar 9, 2018 at 06:41 AM PST

Time Is Slowing in Europe Over 2 Countries' Power Dispute

Time Is Slowing in Europe Over 2 Countries' Power Dispute

Millions of Europeans who arrived late to work or school Wednesday had a good excuse — an unprecedented lag in the continent's electricity grid that's slowing down some clocks. The problem is caused by a...

Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 at 06:47 AM PST

This Is Why Alexa Was Creepily, Spontaneously Laughing

This Is Why Alexa Was Creepily, Spontaneously Laughing

Since February, Amazon Echo users have been reporting that Alexa, its virtual personal assistant, has been breaking into laughter unprompted, NBC News reported. People have been posting videos of childlike...

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 at 06:17 AM PST

Drunk Man Who Took $1,600 Uber Ride to NJ Seeks Donations

Drunk Man Who Took $1,600 Uber Ride to NJ Seeks Donations

A New Jersey man who got drunk in West Virginia and mistakenly ordered a $1,635 Uber ride back to his home state says he's seeking donations to help foot the bill. Kenny Bachman, who lives in Gloucester County,...

Friday, Mar 2, 2018 at 03:20 PM PST

Craft Stores Serve as Backdrops for Photo Shoots

Craft Stores Serve as Backdrops for Photo Shoots

Fake flowers, yarn, ferns, fabric and ivy are just some of the items founds in craft stores that are also being used in a social media photo challenge. Portraits that look like they were taken in a garden are...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 01:07 PM PST

Man Gets Drunk, Accidentally Takes $1,600 Uber Ride

Man Gets Drunk, Accidentally Takes $1,600 Uber Ride

A New Jersey man who got drunk in West Virginia and mistakenly ordered a $1,635 Uber ride back to his home state says the experience was "crazy." NJ.com reported Wednesday that Kenny Bachman thought he was...

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 at 01:09 PM PST
|
By AP

Olympics Fans Wear Their National Spirit in Pyeongchang

From painted faces to colored mustaches, fans from across the globe have unique...View gallery

  • Pyeongchang Olympics Curling Men
  • Pyeongchang Olympics Curling Men
  • Pyeongchang Olympics Curling Men
Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 02:51 AM PST

Museum to Discuss Efforts to See If Bones Belong to Pirate

Museum to Discuss Efforts to See If Bones Belong to Pirate

Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy. The Whydah Pirate Museum in...

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »

Bay Area Proud
Bay Area Proud
Bay Area Proud is NBC Bay Area's community outreach and volunteering initiative. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out