<![CDATA[NBC New York - Weird News]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSat, 17 Feb 2018 15:01:43 -0500Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:01:43 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Oregon Woman Pulls Parasitic Worms From Eye]]> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:29:14 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/eye-worms-or.PNG
An Oregon woman is believed to be the first human to ever contract a rare eye worm parasite usually found in cattle. KGW's Katherine Cook reports.]]>
<![CDATA[The Stache Heard Round the World]]> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:05:14 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+ROBERT+JOHANSSONS+STACHE+THUMB.jpg
Norway’s Robert Johansson may have gotten the bronze medal in the ski jump, but his mustache takes home the gold. Johannson said he started growing it two years ago and it has treated him well ever...]]>
<![CDATA[Colossal 213 Pound Bagel Breaks World Record in NYC]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:43:39 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/huge_bagel_1280x720_1158097987829.jpg
Two Brooklyn businesses made history on Friday, creating the largest bagel and lox bagel in the world.]]>
<![CDATA[Is This the Worst Bed Bug Infestation Ever?]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:47:43 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+BED+BUGS+HOUSE.+THUMB.jpg
A New Jersey house may be home to one of the worst bed bug infestations ever seen. Pest control found thousands of the tiny bloodsuckers all over the house and it took three months to get rid of them all.]]>
<![CDATA[Libraries: A Surprising New Home for Bed Bugs]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:44:02 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+BED+BUGS+LIBRARY+THUMB.jpg
It may surprise you to learn that libraries have become a hotspot for picking up bed bugs. So as you turn the pages on the latest teen vampire novel, there may be an actual bloodsucker living inside.]]>
<![CDATA[K-Pop Quiz: Olympians Guess If Groups Names Are Real or Fake]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:33:29 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/K-POP+THUMB.jpg
South Korea has a long history of producing and promoting hugely successful boy band and girl band pop acts known as “K-Pop.” We put the Olympians from Team USA to the test to see if they can...]]>
<![CDATA[1M Lethal Doses of Fentanyl Found Stuffed in Fish, Chili]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 19:28:34 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fentanyl+fish.jpg
A million lethal doses of fentanyl worth up to $10 million were found wrapped inside fish in the back of a car as police conducted surveillance on a man in the Bronx during a drug trafficking investigation...

Photo Credit: Office of Special Narcotics Prosecutor for NYC]]>
<![CDATA[Olympian Brianna Decker's Recurring Dinosaur Nightmare]]> Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:18:13 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+BRIANNA+DECKER+DREAM.jpg
We've all had that nightmare of being chased, and Olympian Brianna Decker is no different, although her nightmare has a Jurassic twist.]]>
<![CDATA[Eagles Fan Thought She Missed Super Bowl After Surgery]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 22:02:26 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+FB+Super+Bowl+Teen+THUMB.jpg
Haley Parks thought she missed watching the Philadelphia Eagles play against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl after waking up from surgery to get her wisdom teeth removed.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly vs. Boston Accents]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 09:29:30 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+SUPER+BOWL+WORDS+Thumb.jpg
Water. Yard. Bagel. Car. Although the two cities heading into the Super Bowl this weekend are geographically close to one another, you’d never know it from the different ways they pronounce these]]>
<![CDATA[Donut Shop Selling Tide Pod-Designed Doughnuts]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:39:31 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_donuts0119_1920x1080.jpg
A Kansas doughnut chain is using the latest social media stunt, the Tide Pod challenge, to promote a new kind of doughnut. Hurts Donut joined in on the craze by selling the doughnut version of the laundry...

Photo Credit: KNSW-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Suspect Drives Off Pier in Failed Bid to Escape Cops]]> Fri, 29 Dec 2017 15:19:59 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/pierdive.gif
What is one way to escape the police? Timofey Erofeeff's bid to out race the police failed when the 27-year-old drove a Ford pickup truck off a pier and into frigid waters in Astoria, Oregon, authorities...]]>
<![CDATA['I Guess It’s Called Getting Biked': Dallas Family Gets Pranked on Christmas]]> Wed, 27 Dec 2017 23:30:03 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bikes-in-a-yard.jpg
You've probably heard of front lawns being filled with flamingos or trees getting toilet-papered.But one Dallas family is dealing with a different kind of prank.The Hale family woke up Christmas morning...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Carnage, Covfefe: 2017 Was an 'Unpresidented' Year in Words]]> Thu, 28 Dec 2017 19:20:23 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-05-31-at-5.20.48-AM.jpg
This year brought political scandals, gaffes and feuds, and plenty of them sent people to the dictionary in droves as words like dotard and covfefe hit the news.NBC News talked about the best words made famous...

Photo Credit: Twitter]]>
<![CDATA[Mysterious Asteroid Is Being Checked for Signs of Alien Life]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:34:47 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Oumuamua-asteroid.jpg
People are wondering if a newly discovered, weirdly oblong asteroid being called Oumuamua is just a space rock or really an alien spacecraft, NBC News Mach reported.The interstellar object was spotted about a...

Photo Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser]]>
<![CDATA[Man Strips Naked After Car Crash, Jumps on Passing Vehicle]]> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:40:12 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Route+28+Naked+Man.jpg
Virginia police have arrested a man who stripped naked after crashing his car and assaulting a driver on Route 28 near Washington Dulles International Airport on Tuesday.According to police, the man was...

Photo Credit: Tariq Hussein
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<![CDATA[Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pet Owners]]> Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:30:06 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+PET+COLD+WEATHER+TIP+THUMB.jpg
With cold weather hitting many parts of the country, here are some tips to keep your furry little friends safe and happy this winter.]]>
<![CDATA[Video Shows Identity Thieves Skydiving Over Long Island: PD]]> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 20:41:06 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SKYDIVING+ID+THEFT+SUSPECTS+LI+5+PICS+-+01002510_WNBC_000000018.jpg
Authorities on Long Island are searching for a couple they say were living the high life with a stolen credit card number.]]>
<![CDATA[Birdnapper Stuffs Parrot in Pocket in NYC Pet Store Robbery]]> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:55:43 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BIRD+STOLEN+FROM+PET+STORE+BK+-+01002122_WNBC_000000018964905.jpg
Cops are on the lookout for a man seen on video swiping an exotic parrot from a Brooklyn pet store.

Photo Credit: NYPD
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<![CDATA[Vomiting Syndrome Linked to Long-Term Marijuana Use: Study]]> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:40:02 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/medical+marijuana+getty.jpg
Local researchers are meeting Thursday to discuss a new syndrome associated with chronic long-term marijuana use.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Man Tells Police Trump Ordered Him to Fight Lizard People]]> Tue, 05 Dec 2017 20:51:25 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lizardguyak47.jpg
A Washington state man who “snorted methamphetamine to lose weight” and caused alarm by waving an AK-47 at a busy intersection while shouting that President Donald Trump ordered him to fight “the lizard people,”...

Photo Credit: Pierce County Sheriff's Department
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<![CDATA[Olympians Share Their Biggest Travel Pet Peeves]]> Mon, 04 Dec 2017 13:56:51 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Pet+Peeves+Thumb.jpg
With holiday travel season coming up, members of Team USA, who are constantly on the road themselves, share the small travel annoyances that really grind their gears.]]>
<![CDATA[What Is This Jellyfish-Like Creature Washing Up on Texas Beaches?]]> Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:23:15 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/manowarjelly.jpg
Jellyfish-like creatures have been washing up on the Texas coast.]]>
<![CDATA[No, Christmas Tree: Police Warn Against This Kind of Tree Transport]]> Tue, 28 Nov 2017 07:15:58 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/Sudbury+Car+Tree.jpg
Police in one Massachusetts town say if you're going to pick up a Christmas tree this year, make sure to transport it responsibly.Sudbury police posted a photo to their Facebook page Friday afternoon,...

Photo Credit: Sudbury Police Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids]]> Fri, 24 Nov 2017 23:20:47 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/youtube-logo.jpg
“Toy Freaks,” a popular YouTube channel followed by millions, was deactivated by the site last week for violating policies against child endangerment, NBC News reports.The channel, run by single father Gregory...

Photo Credit: Danny Moloshok/AP]]>