<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Weird News]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area https://www.nbcbayarea.com en-usSun, 16 Dec 2018 20:21:54 -0800Sun, 16 Dec 2018 20:21:54 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[$293,000 Cash Still Missing After Truck Spills on NJ Highway]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:19:30 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Brinks_Truck_Still.jpg
Authorities are looking for $293,000 in still-missing cash after an armored truck rained money onto a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, causing two crashes as drivers attempted to collect the loot scattered...

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<![CDATA[Traveler Busted at NY Airport With 70 Live Finches in Hair Rollers]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:22:38 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/finches+8.jpg
On Saturday, U. S. Customs and Border Protection stopped a passenger arriving from Guyana and discovered they were carrying 70 live birds hidden in hair rollers in a black duffel bag.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Rescued After Being Stuck in Restaurant Vent for 2 Days]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:36:32 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sanleandromanstuck.jpg
First responders on Wednesday rescued a trespasser — possibly a burglar — who was reportedly trapped for about two days in a grimy vent at a vacant Chinese food restaurant in San Lorenzo, according to...

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<![CDATA[Movie Theater for Dogs, Owners Opens in Texas]]> Fri, 07 Dec 2018 21:55:52 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dog-cinema-plano.jpg
K9 Cinemas opens in Plano Friday.

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<![CDATA[Miami Duo Arrested For Operating Dental Practice Out Of Bus]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 16:51:29 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/112918+dental+suspects.jpg
Two people are behind bars after allegedly running an illegal dental practice out of a bus in Miami.According to Miami-Dade Police officials, Daniela Sulbaran and Victor Bernal were arrested earlier this month...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Finds Missing Cat Under His Truck]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2018 18:57:55 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Cat+screenshot+%281%29.jpg
A woman lost her cat after a repairman left her house, but the man later found the cat under his truck.]]>
<![CDATA[Cards Against Humanity Mocks Black Friday With Crazy Sale]]> Sat, 24 Nov 2018 06:18:30 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cards+against+humanity+box+.png
The company behind the popular card game “Cards Against Humanity” has made its stance against Black Friday known for years, but they took things to a whole new level this year.The company, who in past...

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<![CDATA[Prankster in Turkey Costume Carves, Gobbles Bird on Subway]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2018 21:09:03 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/subway-turkey-diptych.jpg
If you're going to pull a prank on the subway on Thanksgiving, you might as well do it in a turkey suit.That's exactly what popular New York City Instagrammers @princezee and @MrNYCSubway did Thursday in honor...
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<![CDATA[The 'World's Longest Hair Competition']]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 04:34:21 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hair+screenshot+%281%29.jpg
Women from Lithuania competed for a title of who had the longest hair. The winner got an all-expenses-paid trip to the European Parliament in Strasbourg or Brussels.]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Python Discovered Among Texas Goodwill Donations]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2018 11:54:22 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.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[Man Gets Entire Back Tattooed With Michael Jordan's Jersey]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:38:11 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.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[‘Headless Chicken Monster’ Spotted Off Antarctica]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:06:02 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.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[Watch Divers Carve Pumpkins Underwater in Florida Keys]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:44:34 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.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[Trick or Dog Treat? Costumed Canines Ready for Halloween]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 06:28:45 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Trick_or_Dog_Treat__Costumed_Canines_Ready_for_Halloween.jpg
Dogs dressed up in Halloween costumes for the Luna Park Dog Parade in Coney Island.]]>
<![CDATA[Runaway Pig Lured Home by Deputy's Doritos]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 19:56:11 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.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.

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<![CDATA[Hundreds of Corgis Descend on DC's Jefferson Memorial]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:14:14 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.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[Couple Sets Up Tent on Subway, Crawl Inside, Smoke: Witness]]> Mon, 01 Oct 2018 02:21:04 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DoNb4XrUwAAAy0T.jpg
A couple got onto a subway train at the start of the evening rush Friday, set up a tent, crawled inside and brazenly began smoking drugs to the shock and disgust of other passengers in the train car, one of whom...

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<![CDATA[Mosquitoes in Field Forced Booze Bandit to Surrender: Police]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 17:58:19 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/johnmosquitoes.jpg
Mosquitos drove a man out of the Wisconsin cornfield he was hiding in after police say he swiped more than $500 in liquor from a Piggly Wiggly supermarket and led authorities on a three-mile car chase.A...

Photo Credit: Cambellsport Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Cop Takes Selfie With Raccoon Busted in Woman's Bathroom]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:55:08 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/raccoon+on+thing.jpg
A raccoon busted pawing through a woman's bathroom cabinet was subjected not to a mugshot, but to a selfie.The rogue raccoon was looking somewhat guilty when it was caught with its arm in the bathroom cabinet...

Photo Credit: Pinellas Country Sherrif's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Neighbors Spring to Action As Yard Fire Threatens Skyline Home ]]> Tue, 04 Sep 2018 16:15:57 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/skyline+bird+poop+fire.jpg
Bird poop and just the right amount of wind and moisture combined to start a fire that threatened a Skyline home Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Crazy Video: Masked Burglar Tunnels Into Calif. Store]]> Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:28:07 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giphy-burglar-dairy-new.gif
A man was caught on camera after he allegedly tunneled into a store in La Verne, California, popping out from a hole in the wall while wearing a white mask and crawling around on his knees in a bizarre...

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<![CDATA[Mexican City of Guadalajara to Allow Sex in Public]]> Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:58:43 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/couplemexGettyImages-77418399.jpg
The authorities of the city of Guadalajara, considered to be one of the most conservative cities in Mexico, approved a law that allows sexual relations in public view, unless there's a public complaint.

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<![CDATA[Woman a Self-Appointed ‘Bachelorette’ in NYC Tinder Scam]]> Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:11:53 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tinder+Logo+Generic.jpg
Although she wasn’t handing out any roses, one woman in NYC managed to trick dozens of men into competing for a chance to date her in a stunt that became her very own version of “The Bachelorette.”According to...

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<![CDATA['Baaaaaad Boys': 2 Goats Roam Tracks of NYC Subway]]> Tue, 21 Aug 2018 04:55:17 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/goats+on+subway+tracks.jpg
Two goats were spotted roaming on the above-ground N tracks near Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn Monday, and after about an hour, the MTA said it had to reroute trains on the line so cops could safely catch...

Photo Credit: @NYCTSubway]]>
<![CDATA[Bright Red Outdoor Urinals Pop Up in Paris]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 02:04:02 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/paris-potty.jpg
The City of Lights has debuted an especially flashy new way to curtail public urination: bright red eco-toilets for those on the go. Industrial designer Faltazi created the waterless urinal, called...

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