The Malta Independent 17 July 2018, Tuesday

Oddities

Texas calf born looking like KISS rocker Gene Simmons

Monday, 7 August 2017, 08:03 Last update: about 12 months ago Associated Press

KISS frontman Gene Simmons is udderly thrilled by a newborn calf born with strikingly similar black-and-white markings to the face paint he wears on stage. Simmons tweeted his admiration for the...

Teen jumps out of plane emergency door at San Francisco

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 15:05 Last update: about 13 months ago Associated Press

A teenage boy traveling alone opened an emergency door after his plane landed, slid down the wing and jumped onto a tarmac at San Francisco before shocked passengers could do anything to stop him,...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 06:35 Last update: about 13 months ago Associated Press

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

Auction of Madonna's panties, love letter from Tupac halted

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 11:17 Last update: about 13 months ago Associated Press

An impending auction of pop star Madonna's personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of previously worn panties and a hairbrush containing her...

Fired voice of Kermit the Frog says he's 'devastated'

Friday, 14 July 2017, 06:10 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

It isn't easy being green. But no longer being green is apparently even harder. Steve Whitmire, the puppeteer who was fired after 27 years as Kermit the Frog said Thursday he is "devastated to...

Teen wakes up with his head inside bear’s mouth, fights it away

Monday, 10 July 2017, 05:55 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

A teen staffer at a Colorado camp fought off a bear after waking up Sunday to find the animal biting his head and trying to drag him away. The 19-year-old woke up at around 4 a.m. to a "crunching...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 06:09 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

Saturday, 24 June 2017, 06:46 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

Martha (above) is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion. In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used...

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