Costumed Squirrel ‘Furry Boi’ Wins Election For Berkeley Student Senate

In a sign that Americans may have had it with human candidates, a squirrel has won a seat in the University of California, Berkeley, student senate. And that’s driving some people nuts. Thirty-seven candidates ran for 20 student spots in this month’s election to the Associated Students of the University of California, including “Furry Boi.” His so-called human proxy is sophomore Stephen Boyle, who wore a squirrel costume to campaign as Furry Boi.   The student senate can affect critical university issues, such as tuition hikes and sexual harassment policies. Furry Boi’s candidacy was…

End of the world: Putin’s rise is sign of APOCALYPSE says Christian conspiracy | Weird | News

Christian author Joel Rosenberg said there are a plethora of signs available which he believes makes clear we are living in the end times. Mr Rosenberg, who appeared on internet chat show Pure Talk to promote his new book The Kremlin Conspiracy, says two world wars, the rebirth of Israel and “global chaos” are the main signs the end is nigh. The conspiracy theorist does point out the Bible instructs Christians not to date-set on the apocalypse but the holy text does say there will be signs. Mr Rosenberg said:…

No, A Monkey Can’t Copyright His Selfies, Federal Appeals Court Rules

A monkey can’t sue over copyright infringement of his selfies because he’s not human and therefore has no standing to do so, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday. “We must determine whether a monkey may sue humans, corporations, and companies for damages and injunctive relief arising from claims of copyright infringement,” Judge Carlos Bea wrote in the opinion for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. “We conclude that this monkey — and all animals, since they are not human — lacks statutory standing under the Copyright Act.” The case involved…

Time travel SHOCK 1933 message: Listen to chilling warning of WAR | Weird | News

The unusual audio broadcast was shared on YouTube under the title “Man Predicting The Future in 1933 100% True”, by popular conspiracy channel Apex TV. According to Apex TV, the supposed time traveller’s message contains 100 percent accurate predictions about future events. The shocking predictions reveal a spate to technological advancements we all enjoy today and tease humanity’s first contact with extraterrestrial civilisations. Apex TV said: “We were recently sent this audio file, which was a portion of an American radio show from the year 1933. The announcer makes predictions…

Man Who Survived Bear Attack Gets Bitten By A Shark

For some reason, the animal kingdom must hate Dylan McWilliams. On Thursday, the 20-year-old resident of Grand Junction, Colorado, was bitten by a shark while boogie-boarding off the island of Kauai, Hawaii. This is less than a year after McWilliams was attacked by a 300-pound black bear while camping in Boulder County, Colorado, according to CBS Denver. McWilliams was about 30 yards from shore when he was knocked off his board and suddenly felt a searing pain in his right leg. “At first I panicked,” he told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. “I didn’t know…

Fake Shadow-Boxer Helps Single Japanese Women Feel Safer At Home

TOKYO (Reuters) – Behind the apartment’s curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in. The image is nothing more than a projected shadow but one that a Japanese apartment management company hopes will help protect and reassure women living by themselves. Still in the prototype stage, “Man on the Curtain” uses a smartphone connected to a projector to throw a moving shadow of a man doing various energetic activities onto a…

End of the World: Rapture to start in weeks says David Meade | Weird | News

It had been reported that Mr Meade had claimed that April 23 would be the end of the world. However, he has now stated that this was “fake news” – at least for a few more weeks. In an interview with the Guardian, the Planet X expert, Mr Meade says the Rapture will begin some time between May and December. But even that does not mean the end of the world. According to Mr Meade, the Rapture will see a period of “tribulation” where humanity will experience hardships such as…

End of the world TODAY: David Meade rapture date arrives – so what happens now? | Weird | News

Mr Meade warned the world as we know it was set to end thanks to the arrival of the mythical Planet Nabiru or the second coming of Jesus Christ. He argued by looking at astrological constellations appearing on November 23 last year it was possible to see correlations with the Bible’s Book of Revelation 12:1-2. The passage signals the start of the rapture and the second coming of Jesus Christ. The passage 12:1–2 reads: “And a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the Sun, with the moon…

EU DEBT BOMBSHELL: ‘You’re liable if Eurozone fails’, Merkel warns German savers | Weird | News

Mrs Merkel, who has abandoned her opposition to a common European deposit insurance aimed at offering protection across the bloc, told reporters at a press conference in Berlin that her countrymen will be liable in the event of it hitting the rocks. Speaking alongside French President Emmanuel Macron, she said: “We are also ready to create a joint deposit insurance system in perhaps not the immediate, but more distant future.  “We do want liability and risks to be kept together.”  Mrs Merkel stressed she was “very optimistic” that the banking…

Flat Earth news: Brian Cox shuts down Flat Earth theory supporter in HILARIOUS outburst | Weird | News

Brian Cox laid into the rapper for his support of a theory claiming the Earth is not a sphere but rather is shaped like a disk. Despite overwhelming evidence that Earth is a spherical globe-shape, a third of young people – including B.o.B. – believe that the Earth could be flat. But the British physicist dismissed his claims, saying: “A ‘flat-earther’ is a person who thinks the Earth is flat, and that is not right. “It’s a sphere.” Leaving BBC Radio 1 presenter Greg James in stitches, Prof Cox continued:…