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England's Frog Population Could Jump Thanks To New 'Frog Ladders'

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WARWICK, England (Reuters) - A small group of British conservationists are installing mesh- covered ladders in roadside drains to save trapped amphibians from certain death. The Warwickshire Amphibian and Reptile Team — the memorably acronymed WART — hopes that by placing 20 of the rust-resistant aluminum ladders down drains near known breeding pools in England’s… Read More

11-Year-Old Ohio Boy Takes Car On Joyride After Mom Takes Away PlayStation

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An 11-year-old boy in Cleveland is facing charges after taking police on a high-speed chase Sunday night after his mother took away his PlayStation. The boy, whose name was not released by police, stole his mother’s 2013 Dodge Durango around 10:45 p.m. on Sunday after they got into an argument that led to her taking away his PlayStation,… Read More

Twitter Users Update '80s Movies For The Donald Trump Era

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WEIRD NEWS 11/03/2018 06:51 am ET Updated 3 hours ago "Lie Hard" or "Robert Mueller's Day Off," anyone? People sometimes moan about how “they don’t make movies like they used to.” So, on Friday, hundreds of Twitter users lightheartedly reimagined their favorite ’80s film titles for 2018. Many folks inevitably used the globally trending #UpdateAn80sFilm… Read More

The Most Profound 'Shower Thoughts' On Reddit This Week

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The shower isn’t just a place to sing. Separated from our cellphones, standing under running water often allows people’s minds to run free.Reddit has an entire “Shower Thoughts” subreddit dedicated to “the miniature epiphanies you have that highlight the oddities within the familiar.” In honor of those weird, wonderful and sometimes profound musings, here are… Read More