You know a person has received one too many parking tickets, when...they start making their own fakes to prevent officers from giving them more. One woman from Suzhou, China, decided to park in a no-parking zone and then proceeded to leave a fake parking ticket on her car's window so that the policemen would think one of their colleagues had already fined her. She was able to sneak by for quite some time, until one day, an undercover police car was sitting their waiting to see her performing this illegal act. Continue reading for more strange, yet true, stories about real people.
Glen Thorman, fire chief from East Jordan, Michigan, claims a motion sensor camera captured an image of what appears to be an angel floating above his truck. "I said, 'That's an angel!' and I was just blown away. I couldn't wait to send it to my wife and send it to Deneille (Moes) [pastor of Thorman's church] I said, 'I got an angel, and my camera took a picture of an angel,'" said Thorman. Continue reading to see the next frame after capturing the angel.
The Kilauea Volcano has been erupting for several days now, and lava, up to 10-feet deep, has now made its way to the nearby neighborhood of Leilani Estates. In addition to the 26 homes that the lava has destroyed, it has also swallowed a fourth-generation Ford Mustang whole, which was parked seemingly safely on the side of the road. Continue reading for two more videos and information.
For Vladimir Putin's fourth presidential inauguration, he was transported to the Grand Kremlin Palace in a new presidential limo that was developed as part of the Cortege / Kortezh project. This Rolls-Royce inspired vehicle features a rectangular grille adorned with a large Auros badge up top, LED-infused headlights and large chrome air intakes. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Pedro Peirone from Argentina allegedly experienced a strange paranormal phenomenon. It all started when a teenage hitchhiker that he picked up from the side of the road suddenly disappeared from the front passenger seat of his truck, leaving behind just a pair of melted shoe marks in the rubber mat. "Finally, he asked me to drop him off at the junction with the road leading to the cemetery, and, as soon as I got there, I sensed an awful burning smell. I stopped to see if something had caught fire, got out to check the back of the truck, and as soon as I turned around, I noticed there was no one inside," said Peirone. Continue reading for more strange phenomenon from around the world.
Cancer survivor Adam Curlykale from Poland has become an internet sensation, and not in the conventional manner. He decided to tattoo his entire face, including his eyes, a graphite grey color, and dye his facial hair white, to create a film negative version of himself. Why? Because at 22, he was diagnosed with cancer of the large intestine, and treatment caused several skin conditions and a partial disappearance of the pigment in the skin. Continue reading for another video and more information.
A woman has been fatally struck by a self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona, causing the ride-hailing company to suspend its autonomous vehicle program across the United States and Canada. The accident occurred in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe, and marked the first fatality from a self-driving vehicle, which are being tested around the globe. The Tempe Police stated that the vehicle was in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel at the time of the accident, which occurred overnight on Sunday local time. Continue reading for two more videos and information.
Toys R Us is planning to close or sell all its US operations, which means consists of 735-stores, due to heavy debt and relentless trends that undercut its business, from online shopping to mobile games. CEO David Brandon said the company will attempt to bundle its Canadian business, with about 200 stores, and find a buyer. For those looking to start their holiday shopping early, the stores will be liquidating their entire inventory, gadgets and video games included. Continue reading for more old Toys R Us video game ads, commercials and information.
British physicist Stephen Hawking has died peacefully at his home in Cambridge, England during the early hours of this morning at age 76. "We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years. His courage and persistence with his brilliance and humor inspired people across the world. He once said, 'It would not be much of a universe if it wasn't home to the people you love.' We will miss him forever," said professor Hawking's children, Lucy, Robert, and Tim said in a statement carried by Britain's Press Association news agency. Continue reading for a fascinating documentary and more information.
A man named Tang in Liuzhou, China's Guanxi Autonomous Region, managed to get his arm stuck in a squat toilet while trying to retrieve his iPhone. The whole debacle started when he decided to check his phone while relieving himself after having a few drinks, and the next thing you know, it slipped out of his hands into a seemingly endless void. Continue reading to see what his arm looked like after being rescued.