Category Archives: Odd News

Man found on Marshall Islands spent 16 months lost at sea

Shipwrecked on a stormy sea, by Adam Willaerts. (Image: Found at Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain)

Shipwrecked on a stormy sea, by Adam Willaerts. (Image: Public Domain)

 

 

Jose Ivan was found on a boat in the Pacific Marshall Islands atoll Thursday and said he was lost at sea since Sept. 2012, surviving on birds, fish and turtle blood when no water was available . . .

Click here to read about a man who was lost at sea for 16 months–and survived.

Two arrested in NYC smash-and-grab Cartier jewel heist

Thieves stole 16 watches from NYC's 5th Avenue Cartier store, leaving only one. The merchandise was worth $710,000. (Image: New York Post)

Thieves stole 16 watches from NYC’s 5th Avenue Cartier store, leaving only one. The merchandise was worth $710,000. (Image: New York Post)

 

 

 

 

On Thursday, thieves smashed the display case at New York City’s Cartier jewelry store, stealing 16 watches, valued at $710,000. Police said in happened in broad daylight, just after noon.

Police Commissioner William Bratton announced Friday that two suspects have been arrested . . .

Click here to read about a Cartier jewel heist in NYC.

Man tries to smuggle turtle onto plane inside hamburger

Man tries to smuggle pet turtle onto plane by hiding it in a burger.

Man tries to smuggle pet turtle onto plane by hiding it in a Kentucky Fried Chicken burger.

 

A Chinese man, identified only by the last name Li, tried to smuggle his pet turtle past security Monday at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in Guangdong, China by hiding it in a Kentucky Fried Chicken hamburger.

Before boarding a flight to Beijing, he was stopped at the x-ray screening section of the airport due to an “odd protrusion” sticking out of a KFC burger inside one of his bags. Security questioned Li on the “protrusion,” and reportedly, he responded ” There’s no turtle in there, just a hamburger . . . nothing special to see inside” . . .

Click here to read about a man a his beloved turtle.