Weird news


June 08, 2017

An alligator stunned onlookers after he sauntered across a golf course in the middle of the day.

The 12-foot-long reptile who residents are convinced is the elusive predator they've called Sherman the Tank had no care in the world last week when he plodded out from nearby water and made his way across the grass of Ocean Creek Golf Course on Fripp Island, South Carolina, while families were busy playing the sport.

Animal worker Jessica Miller is quoted by the Daily Mirror newspaper as saying: "This was an absolutely enormous alligator. There are tales of one from around the neighbourhood of a huge tarot called 'Sherman the Tank' so this could be him. This one was at least 30 years old, but could be in his 50s or even 60s. Once they get to a certain size they stop growing so it's hard to know the exact age. Alligators mostly come out in the middle of the night so it was pretty rare to see one this size in the daytime. He was just going from pond to pond chilling out, oblivious to everyone else and he wasn't looking to cause any trouble."

After feeling satisfied with his stroll, the alligator disappeared into some long reeds.

A man who spent three years sleeping in the woods now sells unique, hand-carved spoons from his workshop in Stepney.

Barnaby Carder was dumped by his former partner after he travelled around the world at the age of 27, and when he returned to his home in Berkshire he was adamant he wasn't going to move back in to live with his parents and decided to reside in the woods.

In his new residency Barnaby spent his time chopping down trees to make cutlery for himself for a number of years as it was his passion when he was 16 years old.

The male has since moved out and has set up his business in London, Time Out magazine has reported.

A man got his penis stuck in a wrench and had to get it removed by a dentist.

The 37-year-old bachelor was left fearing for the life of his manhood after he accidentally got it wedged in the tool and it was turning blue. None of the experienced medical staff at the hospital in Linhai City, China, could release it.

The staff then enlisted the help of the fire brigade, but it was decided that their angle grinder would pose more danger to the patient due to the heat it radiates.

However, one doctor then had the bright idea of asking a dentist after she had watched a similar case during a seminar.

Two arrived with a dental trill that rotates at 200,000 to 300,000 times a minutes and they managed to release the man's penis within 30 minutes without further injury.

According to the Metro newspaper, the dentist said: "The dental engine also has a high-pressure water cooler to reduce the heat caused by the drilling."

A couple are outraged with their best man after he proposed to his girlfriend at their wedding ceremony.

The newlyweds decided to splash out on an extravagant marital ceremony after having a child together because they could finally afford a "huge blowout" bash, only for the attention to be stolen by the best man who got down on one knee when the pair were reciting their own wedding vows.

Speaking about their special day, which was ruined by their close pal, on an advisory website Dear Prudence, the bride wrote: "My husband and I started dating, got pregnant, had a child, moved in together, bought a house, and got a dog in that order.

"[We] reached a point where we could afford a huge blowout wedding to celebrate our lives with everyone we know and love.

"My husband's best friend, 'John,' was the best man/officiant.

"The setting was beautiful, everyone seemed happy, our families were overjoyed.

"My mom may have used the phrase 'hallelujah' a few dozen times.

"The entire atmosphere felt moving.

"So moving, in fact, that John stopped mid-ceremony to propose to his longtime girlfriend, 'Jane,'"

But the bride's special moment was not only ruined by the proposal, as the fellow couple went on to announce they were expecting a baby.

The bride continued: "[They also] reveal her pregnancy.

"I couldn't even hear the vows my husband wrote or the rest of the ceremony over the noise of Jane's happy sobs, her very surprised family who were also guests, and people seated nearby congratulating her.

"Even the videographer cut to her frequently during the ceremony, and you can't hear anything over the chatter."

"During the reception John and Jane became the primary focus of our guests.

"John even went out of his way to ask the band for a special dance for just him and Jane on the dance floor."

Although the husband had words with his friend about his timing, he thinks they will rekindle their friendship if the best man offer a cheque of $40,000 to pay for "their half" of the wedding.

She added: "My husband has joked that he'll resume his friendship when John and Jane give him a $40,000 check for 'their half of the wedding'".