Reviews on new material are something comedians such as Ahmed Ahmed come to expect following performances. One guest in the crowd of his May 12 performance at the Off The Hook Comedy Club in Naples, Florida, however, threw him for a loop.
According to , a man who attended Ahmed's show called 911 to complain about how "uncomfortable" he felt when the comedian inquired who was from the Middle East in the audience.
"And a whole bunch of people raised their hand. And he said where are you from? I'm from Iraq, I'm from Iran. I'm from Pakistan. I'm from here, I'm from there. He said, ‘That's great. We could organize our own little terrorist organization,'" the caller explained during the call released by Collier County Sheriff's Office.
Officials in a French village are offering a €2,000 ($2,200) reward for anyone who can decipher a series of letters on a centuries-old rock, reports.
Authorities in Plougastel-Daoulas, a village in Brittany, northwest France, have known about the rock for a few years. Tucked away in a seaside cave that is only accessible at low tide, the rock is about three feet tall and bears about 20 lines of text and pictograms, according to .
But academics who have looked at the rock have been unable to make heads or tails of it. It's thought to be not more than a couple hundred years old, based on the dates 1786 and 1787 carved into it. Those dates roughly correspond to the time period when forts and artillery batteries were built in a nearby port city. It also uses the Roman alphabet, ruling out the possibility that it dates to before the time the Romans conquered the region.
A routine traffic stop in Punta Gorda, Florida, got a little weird early Monday morning when a young woman pulled a small alligator from her yoga pants.
According to , deputies pulled over a pickup truck being driven by a 22-year-old man at roughly 3:15 a.m. A 25-year-old female passenger was also present. The deputies reportedly pulled the truck over after witnessing it fail to come to a complete stop at a sign located on Oil Well Road before turning onto Tamiami Trail.
The incident report from the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office reveals that the man and woman had just left the Oil Well Road underpass. When asked by the deputies what the pair were doing out and about at this time of night, the young man told the officers that they were collecting snakes and frogs.
When Apple created the AirPods, it's highly unlikely that the company expected the earbuds would be ingested by its customers, but that's exactly what Ben Hsu did, according to a report from .
Hsu said he fell asleep with his AirPods in his ears but after waking up, he realized one of the tiny Bluetooth devices was nowhere to be found. The Taiwanese native said he attempted to locate his missing AirPod by using the iPhone tracking feature. The tracking feature allows users to log into their iCloud accounts and trigger a sound on missing devices in order to narrow down the possible location. For AirPods, after the "Play a Sound" option is selected, the misplaced AirPod will play a sound that gets gradually louder for two minutes, or until the user stops it manually.
Mountaineers from the Indian army claim they've found footprints in the Himalayan snow that are evidence of the Yeti, the famed beast of the region's folklore, reports.
On Monday, the Indian army's official Twitter account posted a with a series of pictures showing a group of mountaineers in uniform, as well as pictures of tracks in the snow. The pictures were taken near the Makalu Base Camp, a remote mountainous area between Nepal and Tibet.
The photos were actually taken weeks ago, but the army held off on making them public because they wanted to research theories about the mythical beast, also sometimes incorrectly referred to as the "abominable snowman," and make sure they were on the right track, so to speak, before going public.
"So, we thought it prudent (to go public) to excite scientific temper and rekindle the interest."
While Avengers: Endgame might have officially released today, that doesn't mean plenty of people haven't already seen Marvel's latest cinematic masterpiece. Understandably, the hype and anticipation for the latest MCU film are at an all-time high, and it seems one Hong Kong man may have gotten himself into trouble by trying to reveal crucial plot details and spoilers for other moviegoers.
As reported by , an unnamed man was reportedly beaten up outside a movie theater in Hong Kong for allegedly trying to spoil plot details. The incident was said to have happened outside of a theater in Causeway Bay. The man in question apparently left the theater after having watched Avengers: Endgame for himself and proceeded to loudly reveal important plot details and spoilers near the theater's entrance.
An obese American tourist deemed a "pervert" for forcing a flight attendant to wipe his butt during a flight has died days later while on vacation in Thailand.
As the reported, the unnamed tourist made international headlines when he reportedly forced the air hostess to wipe him and moaned with pleasure during the act. The incident took place on a flight from Los Angeles to Taipei on January 19, prompting EVA Air to take action against the man and attempt to ban him from flying on the airline in the future. The report called the man a "pervert."
The airline reportedly made repeated attempts to tell the man that he was not allowed to fly anymore, but learned this week from the man's lawyer that he had passed away while on the extended vacation to Thailand. His cause of death was not specified.
On April 20, one fast-food chain will become the stuff legends are made of, assuming you're prone to getting the munchies.
As reported by , Carl's Jr. (also known as Hardee's, for those on the east coast) will be debuting a brand-new, CBD-infused burger on 4/20. For those who aren't familiar with it, CBD (cannabidiol) is a non-psychoactive substance found in hemp and marijuana. As notes, some advocates of CBD claim that it helps to relieve pain and anxiety, though it's worth noting that limited scientific research has been done to investigate CBD's efficacy.
While plenty of children have adopted accents after traveling abroad or having a foreign relative come and visit for an extended period of time, it seems one toddler got stuck with a British accent after watching too much television.
As reported by the , back in 2014, a 2-year-old Canadian girl ended up adopting a British accent after spending hours watching Peppa Pig. For those who aren't familiar with the show, Peppa Pig is a British animated television series targeted towards preschoolers. The show follows Peppa, an anthropomorphic pig, who spends time with her friends and family as she engages in everyday activities, from visiting relatives to going swimming. The show, which has been on the air since 2004, has over 250 episodes and shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, it's so popular in the U.K. that there is even a small family-oriented amusement park, dubbed the Peppa Pig World Theme Park.
A Michigan man has sued his parents for $86,000 for destroying his collection of pornography and "adult toys," worth an estimated $29,000, plus another $57,000 in damages.
Both the plaintiff's name and the defendants' names have been redacted from Grand Rapids' ‘s report on the lawsuit. For the sake of simplicity, the man will be referred to as "Charlie."
According to statements made by his father, Charlie has had an unhealthy obsession with pornography since his teenage years, which has been a source of consternation between the man and his parents.
For example, in the lawsuit, the father notes that Charlie, whose age is not clear, had been kicked out of both high school and college for selling pornography to his classmates.
"I also warned you at that time, if I ever found pornography in my house again, I would destroy it."
A Florida man was killed by his cassowary, a six-foot-tall flightless bird similar to an ostrich or an emu, when he fell in the animal's enclosure.
says that Deputy Chief Jeff Taylor explained to the Gainesville Sun that cassowary are native to Australia and New Guinea, and kill their prey with their four inch, sharp talons.
"My understanding is that the gentleman was in the vicinity of the bird and at some point fell. When he fell, he was attacked," Taylor said.
A trainer at the San Diego Zoo explained that even though they can't fly, cassowaries can run fast, and they kill and cut open their kills with their knifelike talons.
"The cassowary can slice open any predator or potential threat with a single swift kick. Powerful legs help the cassowary run up to 31 miles per hour... through the dense forest underbrush."
All around the world, there are many people who know that the name and themes of "Disney" bring in a lot of attention. When it comes to themes modeled after Disney characters or movies, people sit up and may notice something more than if it's just a normal situation. A famous Australian chef knows the type of attention that the company brings and he decided to make a Disney-themed dining experience which includes a course titled "Bambi's Mom/Mum."
The restaurant is called Nel and is run by Chef Nelly Robinson in Australia, and it has brought in fans from around the world. The official site of his restaurant details this new Disney-themed dining experience which is called "Once Upon A Time," and it brings about some fairy tale ideas and some possible horror stories too.
While the term "wild goose chase" is already well-established, it seems a few women are keen on introducing some nudity into the mix. Earlier this week, three females were arrested after they reportedly led law enforcement on a pursuit all over I-75.
And yes, for those who had an inkling - this took place in Florida.
As reported by ABC affiliate , three Florida residents - Oasis Shakira McLeod, 18, Jeniyah McLeod, 19, and Cecilia Eunique Young, 19 - were arrested after a lengthy pursuit around Pasco County. The proceedings kicked off on Wednesday, April 10, when an unnamed tipster informed police that they had spotted three naked women hanging around an I-75 rest area, located south of State Road 54. A Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) officer was dispatched at around 11:15 a.m. After arriving at the rest stop, the officer came across the three female suspects, who were not wearing any clothing. When they were questioned, the women explained to the officer that they had recently showered, and were "air drying" themselves.
A British man who gets aroused by horses was arrested for public masturbation two times within 24 hours in February — and will now be locked up in prison for eight months.
Malcolm Downes is known to English police in the Bransholme, Hull, area for his "long, long history" of masturbating in front of horses, reported .
On February 18, the 61-year-old man was spotted in a field doing what an eyewitness first thought was urinating in public. However, as prosecutor Neil Coxon stated in Hull Crown Court on Monday, April 8, what Downes was actually doing soon became clear — he was pleasuring himself.
"This activity went on for three or four minutes. His penis was exposed for about 10 minutes," said Coxon, reported .
When police spoke to Downes, he told them that he knew what he was doing was inappropriate, but after sitting down on a bench, he "was feeling sexy" and then started the indecent act. He was then arrested.
Sheriff's deputies in Oregon were called to a report of a burglary in progress and found the culprit trapped in a woman's bathroom - her Roomba.
The incident took place in Washington County, where the woman believed that a person had broken into her home and locked themselves in the bathroom. As reported, the woman saw moving shadows under the door and made a call to police to come save her.
The deputies arrived with a K9 team as backup and advanced to the bathroom where they could hear something moving inside. They called for the suspect to come out, even using the loudspeaker, but the door remained closed tight.
So they decided to break down the door, guns drawn, to apprehend the suspect. What happened next was unexpected, police said in a this week.
A team of doctors from Taiwan had found four live bees living in a woman's eye, a report from can confirm.
As related by The Guardian, the 29-year-old woman simply identified by the surname He initially approached a hospital complaining of a swollen left eye. When doctors had a look, they found the insects under her eyelids, which had been sustaining themselves by feeding on her tears.
These specific creatures are known as Halictidae, or "sweat bees", and are said to be attracted to human sweat. The incident with He is the first known case in medical history of these insects living in someone's eye. Doctors at Fooyin University Hospital in Taiwan managed to remove the bees from her eyelids.
Dr. Hung Chi-ting, the hospital's head of ophthalmology - which concerns itself with diseases of the eye - says he witnessed what looked like insect legs under the patient's eyelids before gently removing them.
A Central Illinois school district has removed the doors from restroom stalls, angering parents and students alike, is reporting. Some girls are reportedly bringing blankets from home so they can have privacy. Officials, however, insist it's necessary after someone wrote a note threatening a school shooting on a stall wall.
School officials in Beardstown have been taking several precautions after discovering the note. It remains unclear, as of this writing, what the note said, specifically, other than that it threatened a school shooting. According to Springfield's , those precautions include allowing entry into and exit from the high school through only one door and conducting random searches.
But it's the removal of doors from the bathroom stalls that has reportedly galled the students, especially the female ones, and their parents.
Student Juan Juarez said that some of his female classmates are coming up with clever solutions to the problem of lack of privacy.
A bizarre conspiracy theory promoted by QAnon followers has taken hold on Twitter, according to a new report from . The theory claims that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is, in fact, dead, and some Twitter users are flooding the network with posts demanding proof of life.
The 86-year-old fell ill in 2018, undergoing cancer treatment up until late December. She has kept busy, however, frequently appearing in public, authoring opinions, and regularly returning to the bench to hear oral arguments. But internet conspiracy theorists, QAnon followers in particular, claim that Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been dead for weeks.
The Democrats are, according to the conspiracy theory, covering her death up in order to prevent President Donald Trump from filling yet another Supreme Court seat with a conservative judge like Brett Kavanaugh.
Holy guacamole! It seems that everyone's favorite late night Mexican food guilty pleasure has plans to open a hotel called The Bell Hotel, according to .
The report claims that the fast food chain plans on operating a "pop-up hotel" in Palm Springs, California, in order to fully cater to their biggest fans in the ultimate immersive experience. Taco Bell Chief Brand Officer Marisa Thalberg explained that the entire hotel will be "infused with a Taco Bell twist."
Examples include a taco-centric happy hour, poolside cocktails, and a gift shop with Taco Bell merchandise. However, the hotel hopes to also provide other services that will entice guests, including an on-site salon offering Taco Bell nail art, fades, and a braid bar.
Though many might consider this new stunt loco, Thalberg insists that it's not that outrageous.
Britain's political establishment is in chaos over Brexit and Prime Minister Theresa May's days in office are numbered but the kingdom and the Tower of London appear safe from legendary doom after the birth of four raven chicks at the famous fortress.