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News Article for offbeat/weird-themed website

News Article for offbeat/weird-themed website

In the category for 'Random Acts of Kindness,' here are two items that will put a smile on your face and warm your heart. In Rochester, New York, a four-year-old girl accompanied by her mother has been spotted randomly handing out a fresh-cut flower to passersby. The flowers have long stems making them easy for someone working in an office to, if necessary place, it in a paper cup and enjoy its sight and scent. Ironically, social media was the vehicle for this act of kindness. Back in 1979, a graduate of a Florida high school lost her class ring...

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Article for offbeat/weird-themed website

Article for offbeat/weird-themed website

It appears that treasure hunting enthusiasts are not ready to give up on finding a World War II Nazi train that is rumored to be filled with gold and other valuable items, even though many experts doubt its existence. The search has been ongoing since August of 2016. The train is supposed to have been operated by German military personnel who were attempting to outwit a Soviet military maneuver. The train is rumored to be interred in a Poland railroad tunnel that is no longer in existence either. While a rather large contingency of radar experts are 99 percent sure...

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Indonesian Soldiers Deployed to Fight Monkeys

Indonesian Soldiers Deployed to Fight Monkeys

In Indonesia, armed police and soldiers have been deployed to fend off attacks from monkeys terrorizing the population of a small island near Jakarta. According to the story by Huffington Post, Villagers in Java have been harassed by long-tailed macaques for approximately two months, the monkeys having grown bolder in their attempts to steal food. Some simians have even gone on to attack the elderly or children during their thefts. Police chief Aries Andhi tells of the force's encounters with the monkeys, talking about how conditions were bad enough that it warranted shooting one of them. This apparently dissuaded any...

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Yoga In DC Cemetery Is A No-Goat

Yoga In DC Cemetery Is A No-Goat

From gym classes with historical Spartan training regiments to Aqua Zumba parties held in backyard pools, this summer’s favorite workout trends fuse fun with fitness. Flocking to barnyard meadows to pose with goats already topped the season’s list as the strangest health and happiness experiment, but now, farm-friendly yogis want to brighten even the gloomiest of places: the cemetery. Unfortunately, the people of D.C. will have to wait for negotiations after one organization’s first permit has been denied. Representatives of the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C, recently sought to include the four-legged farm animals in the chapel’s...

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More Off Beat And Weird News!

More Off Beat And Weird News!

A recent news article reported that at the 2017 Oregon State Fair, along with entries for the best pumpkin, watermelon etc, marijuana would be part of traditional exhibits in this category. If that is not strange enough, for community clean-up day in Maine, a licensed medical marijuana distributor recently offered free marijuana for each bag of trash collected by individuals age 21 or older. Feline lovers should definitely enjoy news concerning a cat who, although recently deceased, served as mayor of an Alaska town which had no human counterpart. According to the account, the cat, was a little over 20...

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