Tuesday May 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Strange’ Category

Big game hunter killed when shot elephant collapses on top of him

He was beaten by his own game. A professional hunter was killed when an elephant that had just been shot fell on top of him.  More…

Alleged affair with Rosie complicating pal’s divorce

Rosie O’Donnell’s “affair” with married former Broadway actress Dana Caruso Schiff is causing problems in Dana’s divorce with her husband, investment banker David “Scott” Schiff. Sources say there is a custody battle over Dana and Scott’s two children, aged around 6 and 8, because Scott is “concerned about them being around Rosie.”  More…

Steve Harvey skips his own staff party after shocking memo

Steve Harvey — who isn’t sorry for sending a self-important “do not approach me” memo to staff — skipped his own wrap party in Chicago so he wouldn’t have to talk to anyone, sources said. “Steve is not going to his own wrap party Thursday night .?.?. After that memo, he’d be stood on his own in the corner. He used to be such a nice guy.”  More…

United flight attendants forced me to pee in a cup

A Kansas City mom claims she was forced to pee in a cup aboard a United Airlines flight – and then humiliated by the crew members who wouldn’t let her use the bathroom.  More…

Steve Harvey memo orders staff not to approach him

Steve Harvey is moving his daytime talk show to Los Angeles this fall, but his new staff may not want to expect a sunny welcome from the host — at least, if his past communication is any indication of his attitude toward his staffers. A memo that was sent from Harvey to his staff surfaced earlier today on Robert Feder’s Chicago media blog telling employees not to approach him.  More…

75-Year-Old Vet Acquitted for Illegally Hanging Napkin-Sized Flags at West LA Veterans Affairs Office

A 75-year-old military veteran was acquitted Tuesday of illegally hanging an American flag on the fence of a Veterans Affairs facility in West Los Angeles without permission. The federal misdemeanor count against Robert Rosebrock stems from a VA statute that prohibits the posting of materials or "placards” on a VA property except when authorized by the head of the facility.  More…

Texas’s Sky Pool on the 42nd floor has great Houston views

A luxury apartment block in Texas boasts a glass-bottomed rooftop pool, giving swimmers a dizzying view of the busy street 500 feet below. Dubbed the Sky Pool, the infinity pool is on the 42nd floor of the Market Square Tower and extends 10 feet over the side of the imposing Houston building.  More…

Eating cereal from a square bowl will make you feel fuller

Eating breakfast cereal from a square bowl will make you feel fuller than eating the same amount from a round one, new research has found. A similar effect was noted among those eating standing up against those who ate sitting down. Eating cereal from a square bowl increased the brain’s perception of nutrition, and left the brain feeling more nourished as a result.  More…

30 posh hotels where New York City places its homeless

The city has used 30 Manhattan hotels to house the homeless, including the iconic New Yorker, the upscale Excelsior and the tourist-friendly The Manhattan at Times Square. A total of 1,453 Manhattan hotel rooms were listed on the city’s “Shelter Scorecard” for February. The citywide average per room is $222 per day.  More…

Nordstrom offering pre-dirtied jeans for $425

For $425 Nordstrom will help you make people think you do all the dirty work for a living. The jeans, labeled Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans, are described on Nordstrom’s site as “Americana workwear that’s seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you’re not afraid to get down and dirty.”  More…

Chelsea Clinton gets another award for spending a day packing some grapefruit

Like her mother before her, Chelsea Clinton appears to be creating a cottage industry for herself in receiving random awards for her contributions to society. Not content with just her Variety-sponsored “achievement award,” Chelsea on Tuesday night accepted the annual City Harvest Award for Commitment in fighting hunger in New York City as a result of her spending a single day helping City Harvest pack some grapefruit.  More…

Cosmo’s new weight loss tip? Get cancer

Cosmopolitan shocked readers on Tuesday and it wasn’t with one of their famous sex tips. The magazine tweeted out an article titled “How This Woman Lost 44 Pounds Without Any Exercise” and received mountains of backlash because the woman profiled was suffering from cancer.  More…

Caitlyn Jenner kept rudely interrupting Kelly Ripa on ‘Live’

It’s “Live with .?.?. Caitlyn!” On Tuesday morning’s “Live with Kelly” show, Caitlyn Jenner was a guest — and possibly one of the rudest ever. Jenner, who appeared to promote her memoir, “The Secrets of My Life,” continuously cut off Kelly Ripa and guest co-host, John Leguizamo.  More…

Patriots now might owe Aaron Hernandez millions

Now that Aaron Hernandez may have his conviction posthumously vacated — under an obscure Massachusetts legal doctrine — the Patriots could owe him money, a lawyer said Thursday. The Pats may actually be contractually obligated to pay Hernandez’s estate a $3.5 million bonus that was stopped hours after his murder arrest in 2013.  More…

Boy hangs himself after his girlfriend pranked her death

An 11-year-old Michigan boy hanged himself after his 13-year-old girlfriend faked her own suicide as part of a “manipulative” social media prank, his mother said.  More…