Camel, cow, donkey found roaming together along Kansas road

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2019 photo provided by the Goddard Police Department GODDARD, Kan. (AP) — Authorities discovered a camel, a cow and a donkey roaming together along a Kansas road in a grouping reminiscent of a Midwestern Christmas Nativity scene. Read more Read more

Two Arkansas chemistry professors accused of making meth

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ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) – Two Arkansas college chemistry professors have been arrested on charges of making meth, in an apparent case of life imitating art. Read more Read more

McDonald’s sweet tea came with weed inside

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HILTON HEAD, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who went to McDonald’s for a sweet tea says he received a little extra herbal substance on the side. The Island Packet reports Parrish Brown went to a McDonald’s on Hilton Head Island and asked for a sweet tea with light ice and extra lemon. Brown now believes “extra lemon” was code for marijuana, since he found three bags of weed in his cup. He says he only realized it once he was “high as a kite.” Brown says he’d never had marijuana, so he didn’t recognize the taste. He says he paid regular price for the items. Beaufort County Read more

Florida man has surgery to remove screwdriver from rectum

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MIAMI, Fla. (WFLA) — A 46-year-old man was admitted into a Florida hospital for surgery to remove a full screwdriver from his rectum. According to the report, the man, who suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, entered the operation room in septic shock, complaining of week-long abdominal and pelvic pain. Doctors performed a CT scan of the man’s abdominal area and found what appeared to be a screwdriver. The tool appeared to have pierced part of his large intestine. Doctors originally attempted to remove the screwdriver without surgery, but were unsuccessful due to large amounts Read more

Men are funnier than women, study claims

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Men are funnier than women, researchers have claimed. They looked at the results of various studies in which people were asked to rate men and women's humour - without knowing their sex first. Researchers found that 63% of men were funnier than the average woman. Read more Read more

Marijuana found in man's nose 18 years after he smuggled it into prison

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A package of marijuana has been retrieved from the nose of a man 18 years after he smuggled it into prison, in what doctors have described as the first case of its kind. According to the team who reported on the case in the British Medical Journal, the man received the drugs wrapped in a balloon from his girlfriend who was visiting him in prison. He placed the drugs in his right nostril in order to evade detection from guards, but was later unable to retrieve them after pushing the package deeper into the cavity. Despite suffering chronic sinus infections and symptoms of nasal obstructions in Read more

Phone sex line number printed as suicide hotline on middle school student ID cards

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LANCASTER (CBSLA) – A suicide prevention effort at a Lancaster middle school ended up inadvertently printing the number of an adult chat line on the school’s student ID cards. Lancaster school district superintendent Dr. Michele Bowers issued a letter Monday apologizing for the move after officials at New Vista Middle School became aware that “the wrong phone number” was listed after two digits were transposed. Read more Read more

Sex offender arrested after using the Bible App to target teen girls at church

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFTS/Meredith) -- A Florida man is accused of using the YouVersion Bible App to secretly reach out to underage girls at a church youth group. According to a warrant, Douglas Earl Kersey was eventually charged thanks to an observant congregation member who noticed the odd online behavior and notified the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Read more Read more

An 11-year-old girl in Zimbabwe jumped on top of a crocodile and gouged its eyes out when it attacked her 9-year-old friend

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An 11-year-old Zimbabwe girl did something most adults would be afraid to do last week when she rescued her friend from the grips of a crocodile. According to the The Sunday Times, Rebecca Munkombwe went running to a nearby stream when she heard the screams of her 9-year-old friend Latoya Muwani and saw a crocodile pulling her underwater. "We had just left the water when we heard Latoya who was left alone swimming near the neck deep zone screaming that something was biting her hand. Since I was the eldest among the other seven children, I felt the urge to save her," Rebecca told the outlet. Read more

Elderly Chinese woman throws coins into plane engine for 'good luck', holds up flight for 5 hours

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BEIJING - An elderly passenger on a flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou allegedly threw coins into the plane's engine for "good luck" while boarding, according to Chinese media reports, forcing the plane to remain on the tarmac for five more hours. China Southern Airlines Flight 380 was held up at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport after passengers saw the woman throwing coins at the engine from the middle of the boarding staircase and alerted the crew, reported The South China Morning Post. After maintenance crew inspected the aircraft, they found nine coins in one engine. The captain Read more