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Half a million sign up to raid Area 51 and 'see them aliens'

12th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteHalf a million people have signed up to “storm” a US military base that conspiracy theorists say holds alien technology. The event is called Storm Area 51: They Can’t Stop All Of Us and says: “We will all meet up at the Area 51 Alien Center tourist attraction […]

Brazil's Israel embassy ridiculed for trying to hide non-kosher lobster

9th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Aubrey Allegretti, news reporter The Brazilian embassy in Israel has been ridiculed for badly censoring a picture that appears to show non-kosher shellfish. The diplomatic outpost was mocked on social media for obscuring the dish, eaten by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. He appeared to be tucking […]

'A scarecrow… a Smurfette': Melania statue unveiled near hometown

6th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA life-size wooden statue of US first lady Melania Trump has been unveiled in her birth country of Slovenia, but not everyone is pleased with it. The sculpture was erected next to the Sava River in the village of Rozno, around 8km from Mrs Trump’s hometown of Sevnica. […]

Chinese city to clamp down on 'Beijing bikinis'

5th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Chinese men have been banned from sporting so-called “Beijing bikinis” after they were deemed “uncivilised” by authorities in the city of Jinan. Each summer men across China roll their T-shirts up above their stomachs as cities swelter in the heat. The cooling method is said to be […]

Man who repeatedly blocked women's toilets jailed

2nd July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A US man has been jailed for 150 days and given three years’ probation for deliberately blocking women’s toilets. Around a dozen incidents dating back to April 2017 were investigated by police in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Patrick D Beeman, 26, apologised for his crimes and in a statement […]

YouTuber buys town and renames it Gay Hell

18th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Emily Mee, news reporter A YouTuber has bought the small Michigan town of Hell – and renamed it Gay Hell. Elijah Daniel, 25, said he bought it as an act of rebellion against the Trump administration rejecting requests from US embassies to fly the rainbow flag […]

Boy, 4, secretly drives great-grandpa's car on mission for sweets

14th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteChildren will often do anything for sweets, but one American boy has taken his desire for confectionery to the extreme. Jenna Swenson’s four-year-old son Sebastian stole his great-grandfather’s keys, jumped into his SUV and drove more than a mile during rush-hour to a petrol station in the hope […]

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines

6th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteNew York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009. Operation Meltdown targeted the operators of New York Ice Cream for allegedly violating thousands of traffic safety laws such as running red lights, […]

Baby on board! Woman gives birth in the back of an Uber

1st June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Sanya Burgess, news reporter, and Adam Parker, digital news editor “Helped me give birth” is not one of the feedback options available after a passenger finishes a ride in an Uber – but perhaps it should be. Uber driver Krunal Shukla, originally from Gujarat, India, had […]

Huge rock size of a building makes 8ft crater in road

26th May 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA huge rockslide containing a boulder the size of a building has fallen into a major road in Colorado, blocking all traffic. The road was closed indefinitely after one particular rock left an eight-foot crater in the ground, Colorado Department of Transportation said. No injuries were reported. The […]

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