Monday August 21, 2017

Archive for the ‘Strange’ Category

Chick-fil-A patrons trash restaurant over cold nuggets

A pair of Chick-fil-A customers in Florida were unsatisfied with their local restaurant’s service — so they decided to trash the place on their way out.  More…

Sunbathers killed after plane crash-lands on packed beach

A light plane made an emergency landing on a packed beach near Lisbon on Wednesday afternoon, killing a 56-year-old man and an 8-year-old girl who were sunbathing.  More…

Texas calf looks like KISS rocker Gene Simmons

A Texas calf born July 28 bears an uncanny resemblance to KISS frontman Gene Simmons, and tourism officials joked on Facebook that the rock star may be the dad. The calf — aptly named Genie — was born in Kerrville on the ranch of Heather Taccetta, who works at Cowboy Steakhouse.  More…

Crocs may finally go away for good

Crocs are in the fight of their life. For years the plastic clog maker has been suing rivals, including USA Dawgs, which makes a lookalike clog, claiming that Dawgs and others have been infringing on Crocs’ design patent. Its brightly colored shoes were ubiquitous a decade ago, helped by the likes of celebrity chef Mario Batali, who seemed not to own any other brands.  More…

Rory McIlroy’s $200K lost ball mystery takes stunning twist

A golf fan is believed to have unwittingly pocketed superstar Rory McIlroy’s lost ball at the British Open, which could have cost him up to $203,000 in prize money.  More…

$260K Ferrari totaled in fiery wreck an hour after purchase

An ill-fated motorist crashed his brand new Ferrari in spectacular fashion – just one hour after purchasing the more than $260,000 sports car in England.

Socialite couple announce ‘Trump divorce’ in press release

Politics isn’t only dividing the nation, but tearing apart marriages too, according to one newly separated Florida couple. The tony Palm Beach couple’s “Trump Divorce” was announced Thursday in a press release from a firm representing the wife.  More…

Pirelli calendar uses black actors for ‘Alice in Wonderland’ theme

The 2018 Pirelli Calendar is still months away from being released, but new photos obtained by The Post reveal an “Alice in Wonderland” theme featuring only black models. Among this year’s docket of decked-out celebs is “Drag Race” host RuPaul as the loud-and-proud Queen of Hearts, and Sean “Diddy” Combs as the Royal Beheader.  More…

Man arrested after stranding daughter in desert without shoes

An Arizona dad landed behind bars for allegedly stranding his 10-year-old daughter in the desert without shoes or water. Christopher Charles Watson, 28, of Kingman, was charged with felony domestic child abuse after the girl was found alone sobbing Saturday morning in 91-degree heat.  More…

Teen says tattoo covering half his face is making it hard to find work

Mark Cropp was hoping to find work after his release from prison but said the giant tattoo saying “DEVAST8” that covers half of is face has put off potential employers.  More…

Air Canada near-miss at San Francico might have triggered ‘greatest aviation disaster in history’

In what one aviation expert called a near-miss of what could have been the largest aviation disaster ever, an Air Canada pilot on Friday narrowly avoided a tragic mistake: landing on the San Francisco International Airport taxiway instead of the runway. Sitting on Taxiway C shortly before midnight were four airplanes full of passengers and fuel awaiting permission to take off, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.  More…

Mickey Mantle’s illegal bat sells for $40,000 at auction

Baseball legend Mickey Mantle’s illegal bat, confiscated by an umpire during the 1958 season, was purchased at auction by three Texas business partners for $40,000.  More…

An ambulance company claims its rival slashed brake lines and shot out windows

A feud between two companies that provide emergency vehicles for cities near Houston escalated to dangerous levels, one side claims in an explosive lawsuit.  More…

Golden retriever gives birth to a green puppy

A dog owner couldn’t believe what she was seeing when her golden retriever gave birth to a green puppy. Her beloved pet Rio, aged three, gave birth last week to nine puppies – but when one came out mint green Louise Sutherland was stunned.  More…

Woman dead after being hit by jet blast at Caribbean beach

A thrill-seeking tourist was killed on a Caribbean island after the powerful blast from a departing plane blew her off her feet. The 57-year-old New Zealand woman was holding onto the fence at St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana Airport when the jet blast from the Boeing 737 threw her backwards, causing her to hit her head on the concrete pavement.  More…