A heartbroken mother used her dead son's sperm to "reincarnate" the child she lost to brain cancer. According to Cafe Mom on Friday, a nearly 50-year-old grieving mother from India decided to take advantage of her in order to "get her boy back." Just over a week ago, the grieving Indian mom became the proud "grandmother" to newborn twins created from her deceased son's saved semen.
Rajashree Patil, 49, made the news on Monday, February 12, after welcoming newborn twins - one boy and one girl. The birth of the twins drew attention worldwide because Patil actually used her dead son's semen, along with a donated egg and a willing surrogate, in order to get her son back. According to the Daily Mail on Thursday, Patil plans to raise the twins and wants to avoid being called grandma.
Bigfoot has long been a favorite topic when it comes to American folklore. There have been various stories from people who claimed to have spotted the hairy, muscular creature but none of these reported Bigfoot or Sasquatch sightings have been proven to be true. Crestline, California resident Claudia Ackley was one of the people who recently experienced a Bigfoot sighting. After sharing her story with the authorities who didn't believe her, the Bigfoot enthusiast decided to sue the state of California.
On March 27 last year, while hiking along a trail in Lake Arrowhead between 6:30 and 7 p.m, Ackley and her two daughters spotted a shadowy figure., VC Star reported. She had described the mysterious creature to be barrel-chested, had a head three times larger than an average human head and it looked like it weighed 800 pounds. Ackley went on further to describe what they saw as someone who looked like a
This weekend, drivers in Thailand were shocked to see what, or who was holding up traffic. A passerby stopping trucks in order to steal sugar cane. The video shows an elephant on a road in Chachoengsao going from truck to truck in search of something to eat from the backs of trucks and discovering the sugar cane crops.
A Thai Elephant Holds Up Traffic After Stealing Sugar Cane From Passing Trucks
Witnesses say that the traffic jam brought traffic to a stop for over two hours, says UPI. Arnie Banpho said that due to the size of the elephant, everyone was too scared to do much of anything to move him along and away from their haul of sugar cane.
KFC Twitter posts for most of the 900 KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) restaurants tells the story, there's no chicken to be had, not today anyway. In a tweet that the British branch of KFC sent out Sunday said, "The chicken crossed the road, just not to our restaurants." The lack of chicken has caused the closing of KFC's in both the U.K. and Ireland.
So how does a restaurant that sells chicken and basically only chicken beside a few side dishes run out of their main dish? According to the officials of the KFC restaurants across the pond, they recently had a new delivery partner come on board for their fresh chicken delivery and they are experiencing some "teething problems." That company is the delivery firm of DHL and they said only that "operational issues" they've experienced has caused "incomplete or delayed" according to Fox News.
Art connoisseurs are on the lookout for a rare, signed Pablo Picasso print. Someone stole the artwork from the lobby of a Wisconsin appraiser's office, Bill DeLind of Delind Fine Art Appraisial LLC on Friday, February 16. According to Inside Edition, the sometime on Friday afternoon. The piece is valued between $35,000 and $50,000.
The signed print "Toreo," which means bullfighter, was displayed in the office lobby. There are only 30 prints of the artwork, making this piece very rare.
The Picasso print was for sale, but the agency never put a price or identification on the piece. They purposely didn't put an amount on it so people wouldn't know it was an expensive piece of art.
"It was available on sale, but we never put any price tags or identifications, so it's not like someone looked at it and knew it was worth a lot of money. There was nothing that would indicate its value."
An Iowa husband decided on a whim to buy his beloved wife a $10 scratch-off lottery ticket, and it really paid off: The ticket was a $100,000 winner. As you can imagine, the wife was thrilled with the "cheap" gift.
Don Holmes decide to buy his wife a lottery scratch-off ticket on Valentine's Day. Cynthia Holmes recalls making fun of her husband for his "expensive gift." She said it was a joke between them until she scratched off the ticket and discovered that she won $100,000.
According to Inside Edition, Cynthia couldn't believe the turned into a $100,000 payoff. She said that she didn't fully think that she won until she went to the lottery headquarters in Clive. They scanned the ticket and told her that she won $100,000.
A Los Angeles couple who purchased the American Horror Story house from Season 1 is suing over the fanatical fans who flock to the mansion to take pictures of the beautiful home. The couple claims that some of these fans have resorted to breaking into their home, which called them to fear for their safety.
According to Inside Edition, the Rosenheim Mansion was the featured on American Horror Story's first season, but the current residents, Dr. Ernst von Schwarz and Angela Oakenfold, claim they are in the home by the AHS fans.
Dr. Schwarz claims that they have had several break-ins over the past year that they have lived in the home. He said that he's had to call the police four times to help get control of the fans since moving in.
The pilot for a Transavia Airlines flight headed to Amsterdam Schiphol from Dubai had to make an emergency landing in Vienna after a passenger's fart caused a brawl inside the plane.
As reported by Metro . Two men sitting next to the passenger was not happy with his flatulence and asked him to stop. A man complained about the passenger's fart to the crew of the low-cost Dutch airline, but they did not help out.
Since no one in the plane is addressing their concerns, the passengers took matters into their own hands, and a fight ensued. The pilot reportedly issued a warning to the individuals involved, but the altercation continued. The fight forced the pilot to steer the plane to Vienna airport for an emergency landing.
A small train station in central Guangdong, China unexpectedly became the center of media frenzy during the Lunar New Year when a woman decided to accompany her handbag through a baggage scanner — literally climbing in and kneeling among the items — with the express intention of safeguarding the money inside.
X-ray images reveal a woman curled up and laying in a mess of bags with one arm draped protectively over (what one can assume to be) her purse. The CCTV recording from People's Daily also shows her disappearing behind the machine, only to appear from the other end — calm, blase, and relatively unharmed — several seconds later.
The unnamed woman reportedly refused to part with her purse and instead requested to escort it through the baggage x-ray machine herself, high heels, jacket, and all.
The new Apple spaceship campus serves as the headquarters of the Silicon Valley giant. Glass panes surround the ring-shaped office, and it lives up to the company's obsessions for visual appeal.
The iconic office in Cupertino, California, received numerous praises for its design, but employees have one complaint about it. According to a report by Bloomberg,
Towering curved glass panels surround the entire building, and the 45-foot tall panes look stunning. The pods or the working space for Apple's employees are inside the glass building. Given how engrossed employees are with their work, it seems like most of the people in the building walk into the panes. Reports reveal that employees keep getting smacked while walking into the glass.
The successful launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket seems to have inspired many space agencies and private firms across the world to start thinking about giving a little, if not huge, competition to Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX. Skoda, Volkswagen's Czech-based brand, is the latest entry in the list. Skoda France claims that it has successfully sent its red Skoda Superb towards "Mars." The company also released a video of the mission to prove that what it is claiming is 100 percent true.
Last week, SpaceX launched the world's most powerful Falcon Heavy rocket into space, which carried with it Elon Musk's personal, cherry-red Tesla Roadster, as well as its dummy driver Starman. The Roadster was originally tasked to go out to the orbit of Mars, but it exceeded its planned trajectory and started traveling slightly beyond the Red Planet's path. Musk's car and its driver are currently exploring the Earth's solar system.
A new resort is opening in the Bahamas, and they are seeking a , to mind the resident pink flamingos, who will be moving in this spring. The Baha Mar mega-resort is recruiting a CFO to mind their new flock, or flamboyance, of flamingos, and they consider it an important position, stressing that this is not a joke, no matter how unusual the posting sounds.
So You Want To Be The Chief Flamingo Officer In The Bahamas?
While it is important that the Chief Flamingo Officer like flamingos, there are a few other necessary skills required to secure n the Bahamas, says the , according to the official Careers posting.
"Practical application and knowledge of avian science, flamingo care and propagation, bird husbandry skills, staff training, and animal training & enrichment skills required."
At the moment, scientists have yet to confirm the presence of life on other planets, as aliens are still very much in the realm of science fiction. But many have wondered how humanity will react if, one day, alien life forms make their way to our planet. That was the focus of a pilot study from a team of Arizona State University researchers, whose findings suggest that people will be more likely to welcome extraterrestrial life, rather than attack or avoid such alien beings out of fear.
In a posted on the school's official website, Arizona State University assistant professor of psychology and study lead Michael Varnum said that mankind "would actually be pretty upbeat" if confronted by alien life. He added that there has been much speculation over the years about how people will react to such a discovery, but thanks to his team's study, there is now "systematical empirical research" that could predict the nature of these reactions.
A lock of George Washington's hair was found tucked into a book at the Union College library. The thin lock of Washington's hair, which only consists of six strands of white hair, was tied with a thread and placed into a red leather-bound book with a metal clasp from 1793, says the Times Union. The lock of hair was found during an inventory review at the .
The George Washington Hair And Hamilton Note Was Found During A Routine Inventory
John Myers, the catalog and metadata librarian, made the discovery of the lock of George Washington's hair says Dan Michelson, a historical records project archivist.
"He was very excited. It's not the kind of thing you run into every day."
Here is what Union College knows so far about the unusual discovery of George Washington's hair in a library book that has a connection to another figure in American history, Alexander Hamilton.
Alexander Smith, a time traveler, claims he was on a top-secret CIA mission in 1981 when he visited the year 2118. He suggested his life is in danger because the agency is now hunting him following his assignment.
In the video posted by Apex TV channel on YouTube, which has been viewed half a million times, Alexander held up a . The elderly man did not reveal how he was able to time travel, nor the location of the city in the image.
The blurry photograph showed a row of huge, oddly shaped buildings in a city that didn't look like any place in America.
The alleged time traveler spoke in an American accent and wore an oversized grey suit. He appeared to have a rubber face mask to conceal his identity.
Alexander warned that "many threats" to the human race were coming and he urged those living on earth in 2018 to combat global warming.
During the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics, NBC's Katie Couric shared an odd stream of consciousness about and where they get their particular prowess. Couric pulled what she said was a bit of Netherlands (Dutch) trivia out of her mind which turned out to be largely myth. Couric told the world that the Dutch use ice skating to commute through cities like Amsterdam.
Katie Couric Shared An Odd Opinion On Why The Dutch Are Great Speed Skaters
"Skating is an important mode of transportation in a city like Amsterdam which sits at sea level. As you all know, it has lots of canals that can freeze in the winters. So, for as long as those canals have existed, the Dutch have skated on them to get from place to place, to race each other, and also to have fun."
People spotted a massive wild boar searching for food in a dumpster outside a school in Hong Kong. The boar dubbed as "Pigzilla" was seen together with her three piglets that were eagerly waiting for a meal.
The incident was filmed by Tu Dong while walking with his children to school. He posted the video on Facebook and thousands of people viewed it. The video was shared over 4,700 times and went viral on social media networks. The commenters also showed concerns for the welfare of the children near the school.
In the video, it shows Pigzilla standing in the garbage dumpster and grabbing a trash bag. Meanwhile, the piglets, as big as dogs, were seen surrounding the beast. However, the video cut off before someone could see if the wild boar had gotten a meal.
Sean Hannity has apparently been looking very, very closely at Barack Obama's new official portrait and believes he sees something strange - hidden sperm.
The controversial conservative talk show host shared an on Tuesday claiming that the former president's new portrait from artist Kehinde Wiley actually contains a secret sperm hidden on Obama's face. As Talking Points Memo noted, the article was attributed to and reported that "industry insiders [are] claiming the artist secretly inserted his trademark technique -concealing images of sperm within his paintings."
ncluded a close-up image of Barack Obama's face from the portrait, making the claim that a vein on the former president's head was really supposed to be an image of a sperm. As Buzzfeed noted, the is visible on a number of actual photos of Obama, making the portrait accurate rather than secretly obscene.