<![CDATA[NBC New York - Weird News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usFri, 22 Sep 2017 20:29:55 -0400Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:29:55 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[300 Drones Light Up Night Sky Over Downtown LA]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:54:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+WONDER+WOMAN+THUMB.jpg
To celebrate the Blu-ray release of “Wonder Woman,” 300 drones flew over downtown Los Angeles in an illuminated, choreographed art show creating some stunning visuals.]]>
<![CDATA[Double Whopper: Babies Born Back-to-Back at NJ Burger King]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:03:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BATTLE+BABIES+BORN+BURGER+KING+NJ+MATERIAL+-+14482420_WNBC_0000.jpg
Two women have delivered healthy babies on back-to-back days in the parking lot of the same Burger King restaurant in New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Rare Yellow Lobster Makes Debut at New England Aquarium]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:45:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/216*120/Screen+Shot+2017-09-01+at+9.51.29+AM.png
The New England Aquarium added a rare yellow lobster to its collection of uniquely colored lobsters. The odds of a yellow lobster in the wild are estimated at one in 30 million.]]>
<![CDATA[Squirrel Hides in Car, Climbs Up Woman's Leg as She Drives]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 13:46:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/233*120/Screen+Shot+2017-09-01+at+9.44.39+AM.png
A University of North Carolina professor keeps her cool and makes a new friend when a stowaway squirrel climbs up her leg as she's driving. WRAL's Lynda Loveland reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Un-Bee-Lievable! Canadian Man Sets New Bee Beard Record]]> Tue, 05 Sep 2017 09:27:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/beebeard.jpg
A bee honey worker from Ontario, Canada, set a new Guinness World Record time for wearing a bee beard.]]>
<![CDATA[The Story Behind the Hurricane Harvey Viral Dog Photo ]]> Mon, 28 Aug 2017 20:56:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_HARVEY_DOG_082817_1-150395393150800001.jpg
After Hurricane Harvey hit, a now-viral photo was taken of a dog carrying a bag of dog food down the street. But there’s more to this photo than meets the eye.]]>
<![CDATA[Fla. Man Engages in Sexual Activity While Stealing a Trailer: Officials]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 23:29:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/161*120/082317+man+steals+trailer.jpg
A man was getting busy in more ways than one when he stole a trailer from a pool company in Cooper City worth at least $1,200, authorities said.The suspect was caught on camera backing a truck into a...

Photo Credit: Broward County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Bei Bei the Panda Celebrates 2nd Birthday at National Zoo]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:00:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pandabday.jpg
Bei Bei the panda cub celebrated his second birthday at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 22, with an ice cake and some new toys.]]>
<![CDATA[Fla. Judge Denies Postponing Trial So Witness Can See Eclipse]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:37:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/220*120/Philly+Solar+Eclipse+258p.JPG
A federal judge in Florida ruled a trial couldn't be postponed just because one of the key witnesses — a federal agent — had travel plans to see the solar eclipse.In a droll, three-page ruling issued...

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[Blocked: NASA Moon, Sun Accounts Squabble on Eclipse Day]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:22:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_17233631248479.jpg
The moon didn't just block the sun in the sky. NASA's official Twitter account for the moon blocked its official account for the sun on the social media site to show that the eclipse wasn't just meant for the...

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Don Ryan
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<![CDATA[As Eclipse Approaches in Oregon, 1 Rest Stop Fills]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:17:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_Oregon_Traffic_092117-150333610869000001.jpg
Motorists in Salem, Oregon traveling to see the solar eclipse have apparently decided to hunker down at a rest stop, heeding warnings from law enforcement that stopping on the shoulder of highways is illegal.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Accused of Spraying Manure on Border Patrol Car]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:30:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/VT+border+patrol+manure-1502830697.jpg
A Vermont man accused of spraying liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about immigration enforcement is scheduled to appear in court.

Photo Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP]]>
<![CDATA[Olympians Share Their Most Embarrassing School Memories]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:23:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+EMBARRASSING+SCHOOL+THUMB2.jpg
From bad school pictures to awkward first day wardrobes, Team USA members can now look back on some of their most embarrassing school moments and laugh.]]>
<![CDATA[7 Total Eclipse Driving Tips]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:18:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/218*120/Screen+Shot+2017-08-16+at+9.31.34+AM.png
Driving while the total solar eclipse is happening on August 21? Here are seven tips that will ensure your safety while driving.]]>
<![CDATA[Mysterious 'Spaceship' Parked on NYC Street Turns Heads]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:47:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklynspaceship.jpg
The public intrigue is real. And this Brooklyn dad relishes the mystique.

Photo Credit: Ben Feuerherd
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<![CDATA[Seriously, These Horizontal Lines Are Perfectly Straight]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:33:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_ILLUSION_MURAL_1-150239277226800001.jpg
A mind-bending mural in Georgia will have you distrusting your eyes. Are the horizontal lines in this piece of art straight? Join the debate!]]>
<![CDATA[Back From Trip, Va. Man Finds Apartment Suspiciously Clean]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:31:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/Generic+Arlington+County+Police+Generic.jpg
An Arlington, Virginia, man returned from a trip this week surprised to find his apartment had been cleaned.Police received a report of suspicious circumstances at 12:03 a.m.

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<![CDATA['Hammered' Driver Pulls Into Police Station, Seeking Safety: PD]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:25:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Sean+McCullough+DUI+Upper+Darby+police+composite.jpg
A drunken driver pulled into a police station and told officers he wanted to be in a "safe" place early Wednesday morning, according to police in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.Officers saw a car pull into the...

Photo Credit: Upper Darby Police Department/NBC10
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<![CDATA[French Company Now Selling 'NYC Scented Candle' for $70]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 10:30:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-55921972.jpg
How do you capture the aroma of a city that produces 12,000 tons of trash every day?

Photo Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images, File
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<![CDATA[NYC Bakery Sends Internet Trolls’ Hate Back on Cakes]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:36:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_BAKERY_FOR_TROLLS_080817_1-150221118860100001.jpg
A New York bakery is trying a sweet new way to combat internet trolls. Troll Cakes is baking cakes that have the same message trolls use online on their victims. The bakery posts photos of the cakes to...]]>
<![CDATA[Swanky San Francisco Street Sells for $90K, Spurring Suit]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 10:13:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sf+street+sale-0807.jpg
One of the swankiest streets in San Francisco has been sold to a private real estate agent. That's right: An entire street in the City by the Bay was purchased.And now residents of Presidio Terrace are...

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Mystery Solved: Why a Va. Driver Dressed as a Car Seat]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:38:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/080717+car+with+hidden+driver.jpg
A van that appeared to have no driver made headlines when it was spotted in Arlington, Virginia, last week. But when News4's Adam Tuss saw the van on Monday and looked inside, he saw that it did have a driver: a...

Photo Credit: NBC Washington
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<![CDATA[Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Takes Unique Flight Path]]> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 17:52:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/flightpath2.jpg
A Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner took a unique path as part of an endurance test flight Wednesday. The airline says its passenger jet flew for more than 18 hours and crossed 22 states to form a flight path in the shape...]]>
<![CDATA[Scientists Discover Funniest Word in English Language]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 10:17:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/Funniest+Word+Thumbnail.png
There are some words that you can’t hear without cracking up. Researchers from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom conducted a study to find the funniest word in the English language.]]>
<![CDATA[5 Things You Need to Know About the Total Solar Eclipse]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:33:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Eclipse.jpg
A total solar eclipse is going to be visible across parts of the U.S. this August. But what is a total solar eclipse, exactly? When was the last time one happened? What should you look for? Find out all that and...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Takes Off Clothes, Does Dishes in Bizarre Home Invasion]]> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 09:18:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/home+invasino+hackensack.JPG
A man allegedly sneaked into a New Jersey home Wednesday, took off his clothes and tried to get into the shower with a woman, then went to the kitchen and started doing dishes, according to the terrified family...

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[Power Tool Needed to Remove Spinner Stuck On Finger]]> Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:21:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NA31W_1200x675_1015363651831.jpg
When an Arizona boy went to the emergency room with a fidget spinner stuck on his finger, E-R doctors needed a little help... from a maintenance man.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Artist Hoists 'They Live' Trump Billboard in Mexico]]> Fri, 28 Jul 2017 23:24:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump+billboard+4.jpg
A billboard depicting President Donald Trump as an otherworldly invader, with teeth exposed and eyes bulging through blue and red muscle and tendon, has been hoisted above the streets of Mexico City by a Chicago...

Photo Credit: Mitch O'Connell
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<![CDATA[Pregnant Doctor Helps Deliver Baby Minutes Before Her Labor]]> Mon, 31 Jul 2017 10:18:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_pregnantdoc0728_1500x845.jpg
Dr. Amanda Hess knew she would be working until the last moments of her pregnancy, but she didn't think she would help deliver a patient's baby just minutes before her own contractions started at Frankfort...

Photo Credit: WLEX]]>