Oddities News

Recent Oddities Headlines

1 to 6 of 24

at 10:25 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

Myrtle Beach minor league baseball general manager gets prostate exam in 7th inning stretch

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - A minor league baseball manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has done his part to spread prostate cancer awareness — he had a prostate cancer exam before a field packed with baseball fans.


at 11:02 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

German officials evacuate building over suspected gas leak but find fridge full of rotten food

BERLIN - Emergency officials called to check out a suspected gas leak in Germany found a culprit they didn't expect: a fridge full of rotting food.


at 10:17 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Police: Man run over by his own pickup truck during Florida road rage incident

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.


at 08:13 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Calgary man reunited with his beloved little red Corvette named Betsy

CALGARY - It’s a story about an emotional reunion that will bring a tear to the socket set of the most avid automotive fan.


at 16:46 on July 23, 2014, EDT.

New Jersey sues Florida pizza shop, says it's misusing 'iconic' Garden State Parkway logo

TRENTON, N.J. - The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the iconic Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs.


at 20:34 on July 22, 2014, EDT.

Police investigating how 2 American flags were replaced with white flags atop Brooklyn Bridge

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Police are searching for four or five people they believe scaled to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers in the dead of night, disabled lights illuminating two large American flags and then replaced the flags with bleached-white ones.


Content Provided By Canadian Press.