This Texas home on the market is totally normal. The décor, however, is not.
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Angling for a fresh new look? Whataburger, Academy release line of orange-and-white fishing apparel
Texans’ cultish obsession with Whataburger is an unparalleled romance for the ages. The chain is a true Texas icon. Its orange-and-white-stripe A-frames are just about everywhere in Texas, as are its fans. We double-patty dare you to find a Texan who’s not gaga for Whataburger’s honey butter chicken biscuits, spicy ketchup and Texas-sized burgers.
‘Aliens watching us’: Meet the shrimp eel, the wriggly, worm-like creature seen burrowing on Texas beaches
One of the Lone Star State’s odd animal inhabitants made its viral internet debut Thursday when a curious Texas beach-goer photographed what appeared to be some sort of half-worm, half-snake creature slithering out from the sandy substrate of a Galveston beach, wriggling for a close-up.
Smells like Texas spirit: Beloved Texas grocer selling butter tortilla-scented candles
Texans’ cultish love for H-E-B is an unparalleled romance for the ages. Time after time, whether it be its response to a statewide disaster or merely the release of a quirky new Texas-inspired product, the Lone Star State’s beloved grocery chain has upheld it’s snappy slogan,”No Store Does More.” Now, H-E-B’s upped its game once again, unveiling a wacky product we never knew we needed but now can’t conceive of living without: A butter tortilla-scented candle.
‘Found its way’: Family discovers dead snake causing dryer malfunction
According to KPRC 2′s sister-station WKMG, on Thursday, the Pring family said they began experiencing issues with their dryer, which was blowing an excessive amount of lint. He’s like, ‘There’s a dead snake in there,’” Pring told WKMG. AdThe Pring family was shocked to find out there was a snake living in their dryer. They didn’t have one, so it kind of found its way,” Cobble told WKMG. According to the report, the Pring family said they’ll be on the lookout and plan to possibly put mothballs out because they can’t clog the airway for the dryer.
Crafter finds cocaine stash in crochet kit purchased at thrift shop, police say
The kilo of cocaine found in the crafting kit, according to policeSEATTLE – A woman got tangled up in an odd situation after discovering a cocaine stash hidden within a crochet kit she purchased at a thrift shop, police said. According to the Seattle Police Department, the woman purchased a kit to crochet animal hats but ended up with more than she bargained for when she found a suspicious item giving off an odd odor within the package. Encased in yellow rubber with “100%” written on the outside was later confirmed by police to be a kilogram of cocaine. Future crafter goes bargain hunting, gets more than she bargained for.https://t.co/AF4C3BOBhI — Seattle Police Dept. Police took possession of the package and have placed it into evidence.
Update: Doctor successfully removes Gorilla Glue from woman’s hair
Tessica Brown demonstrates the rigidity of her hair in a TikTok video posted Feb. 3, 2021. The woman who was unfortunately stuck with a slicked-back ponytail after spraying Gorilla Glue in her hair will be rocking a new do thanks to the help of a plastic surgeon who successfully removed the adhesive. AdA video by TMZ shared on Instagram early Thursday shows Dr. Obeng separating the Gorilla Glue from Brown’s hair. An exclusive video obtained by TMZ shows Brown’s emotional reaction as she came out of surgery and was able to run her fingers through her hair. According to TMZ, a rep for Gorilla Glue says, “We are glad that Miss Brown was able to be treated and we hope that she is doing well.”
Man pleads guilty to leaving dead animals on former neighbor’s headstone
– A 79-year-old man pleaded guilty to leaving dead animals on the grave of his former neighbor, NBC4 reports. According to the report, Joseph Stroud was accused of causing more than $2,500 in damages to a former neighbor’s headstone by staining it with the blood of more than a dozen dead animals. NBC4 reports that the granddaughter of the deceased contacted police in July after she and her family began finding dead animals on her grandfather’s grave two months prior. According to NBC4, Stroud was arrested in August after he was caught on surveillance video placing dead animals on the headstone and charged with defacing objects of public respect. He must also surrender his driver’s license due to his mental health and will pay more than $2,500 in victim restitution, according to NBC4.
Update: Woman who used Gorilla Glue says she’s going to ‘see a surgeon’ for removal
Tessica Brown demonstrates the rigidity of her hair in a TikTok video posted Feb. 3, 2021. The saga continues for the woman who is struggling to remove Gorilla Glue from her hair after more than 15 washes, an emergency room visit, and natural remedies suggested by her TikTok followers. Tessica Brown first made headlines after posting a TikTok video revealing her hair has been stuck in place for nearly a month after using Gorilla Glue Spray Adhesive. [RELATED: Don’t do this: Woman stuck with hairdo after using Gorilla Glue when she ran out of hairspray]Since attracting an audience, Brown continues to share updates regarding her hairdo situation online. According to TMZ, Obeng estimates the procedure will take two or three days to completely remove the Gorilla Glue.
Don’t do this: Woman stuck with hairdo after using Gorilla Glue when she ran out of hairspray
After using Gorilla Glue in place of hairspray, a woman is desperately seeking help in order to undo what might be a permanent hairstyle, New York Times reports. According to the report, Tessica Brown opted for Gorilla Spray Adhesive, which is made by Gorilla Glue, as a substitute when she ran out of her usual hairspray. Now, after more than 15 washes, various treatments and an emergency room visit, Brown’s hair remains stuck in place. Turning to TikTok to express her frustration and offer a warning against using Gorilla Glue on hair, Brown found a community of social media users recommending natural remedies. AdAccording to the New York Times, Gorilla Glue is aware of the incident and wishes Brown the best as she tries to fix her hair.
Bernie bobblehead inspired by Inauguration Day meme available for pre-order
(Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)Jokesters quickly got to work on a hilarious new gag gift inspired by Sen. Bernie Sanders. Sanders made waves on social media Wednesday as he became the new target for several memes online after trending for his Inauguration Day appearance. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum announced hours after the inauguration that a Bernie-inspired bobblehead would be included in its political lineup celebrating the new presidency. According to the store website, the bobblehead commemorating the Vermont senator’s viral Inauguration Day meme is high quality and produced by the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum and will be individually numbered. The last-minute addition of Sanders is currently available online for pre-order and expected to ship in May.
Creative ‘Elf on the Shelf’ display gets ruined after dad turns on oven
On Day 11 of the elves’ magical trip around the Hightower family’s home, things took a tragic turn when father Matt Hightower forgot about the elves’ creative placement in the oven. According to his wife, Chelsea Hightower, the elves decided to get toasty after spending the previous day in the refrigerator, The Kansas City Star reports. When mom stepped out for a Target run, her creative display became a major disappointment after the father turned on the oven — with the elves still inside. According to The Kansas City Star, the elves were recovered after an hours-long shopping trip through the city to find replacements. They reappeared the next day on the counter with a message to parents: “Bake cookies, not elves.”Do you do the Elf on the Shelf each year?
‘World’s smallest Target’ in Texas has been demolished
The Marathon Target, known as the world's smallest Target, has been demolished over safety concerns. MARATHON, Texas – Say goodbye to a Texas icon. The “world’s smallest Target” has been demolished after the property owner decided to tear it down due to the structure becoming unstable, fearing someone would be injured, according to KSAT News. It’s been identified as the world’s smallest Target off US Highway 90 outside Marathon, Texas. Although referred to as a Target, the tiny structure is not actually a Target store, but a former railroad structure with the store’s logo painted on it.
‘Tiger meat’: Health department warns against consuming these sandwiches this holiday season
Officials are trying to put an end to a strange holiday tradition – “Tiger Meat” sandwiches. Ahead of the holidays, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services gave an advanced warning for people to avoid consuming raw meat sandwiches, also known as “tiger meat” or “cannibal” sandwiches. According to the department’s Facebook post, many Wisconsin families consider these sandwiches to be a holiday tradition. Health officials warn consumption of raw beef poses a threat of salmonella, E. coli O157:H7, campylobacter and listeria bacteria that can cause sickness. Time for our annual reminder that there's one #holiday tradition you need to pass on: raw meat sandwiches, sometimes... Posted by Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Saturday, December 12, 2020Do you or your family celebrate this tradition?
Ever heard of the Raccoon Whisperer? These videos will leave you speechless
There’s nothing like a bond between human and pets, no matter how unusual it is. Instead of dogs, cats, birds or other common household pets, Blackwood is a passionate caretaker of raccoons, dubbing himself the “Raccoon Whisperer.”It’s not just a couple of the furry creatures that Blackwood takes care of. One of the videos shows Blackwood feeding the raccoons peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. On the channel, Blackwood said he has been rehabbing raccoons for 20 years. He has ever since, and all the raccoons in the woods know where to go when they get hungry.
Man wins $2M after mistakenly buying extra lottery ticket
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. – In what most people would consider a lucrative mistake, a Detroit-area man who accidentally bought an extra lottery ticket has won two $1 million jackpots. Samir Mazahem, 56, of Dearborn Heights said he was saving numbers on a lottery app after buying a $2 ticket for the June 9 Mega Millions game. He then realized that he had purchased a second ticket with the same numbers. “I was a little bummed but didn’t think much about it,” Mazahem said. Until he recently logged onto the app and found he had two $1 million winners.
‘Because people suck’: Meet the dog who’s running for president
WJAR/NBC News – There’s a new presidential candidate begging for votes in Fall River, Massachusetts. Oliver Winston Churchill Finelli, a 2-year-old Goldendoodle, is running on the Independent ticket, with the winning slogan “Because People Suck.”Owners David and Marcee Finelli don’t think it’s too far-fetched to pull off a victory. “Especially with the debates and how things are going ... my wife had a great idea to put something out there to lighten the mood a little bit,” David Finelli said. His official campaign sign sits outside the Fall River home. “His girlfriend, Pepper, lives across the street and that’s going to be the First Lady,” Finelli said.
Houston named among Top 20 rattiest cities in the nation, according to new study
HOUSTON – Rats are notorious in major cities like Chicago and New York. But Houston still made the Top 20 rattiest cities, according to a 2020 list released by pest control company Orkin. While Washington D.C. and San Francisco closed out the Top 5. The list of rodent-infested cities ranks metros by the number of new rodent treatments performed from Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2020. Miami (-1)To view the complete list of 50 U.S. cities, visit here.
Primate monkeys around with student's phone, takes selfies
Rodzi, a Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit: a monkey who took photo and video selfies with the device before abandoning it. Zackrydz Rodzi, 20, said Wednesday that his phone was missing from his bedroom when he woke up Saturday. But a bigger surprise came when he found a series of monkey selfies and videos recorded in the phone. “My uncle was joking that maybe the monkey took some selfies with the phone. He said he was curious why the monkey took the phone and not the camera or other things in his room.
Video shows passenger walking on airplane wing after reportedly saying she was too hot
A passenger in Ukraine decided to take a stroll -- on an aircrafts wing after opening the emergency exit. The minute-long video shows a woman, who was traveling on a Ukraine International Airlines flight from Antalya, Turkey to the Ukrainian capital with her husband and children, walking on the wing of a Boeing 737, according to CNN. She was reportedly overheard saying she was too hot and needed to cool down, according to CNN. According to reports, she has been banned from all future UIA flights. It was determined the woman was not under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, according to reports.
WATCH: Houston-area mom captures hilarious video of worker taking toy pony for a ride during trash pick up
CROSBY, Texas One mans trash is another mans treasure and sometimes that might be furniture, but in this case, it was a toy pony. During a routine trash pick up, one worker took a toy pony left on the curb for a joy ride before tossing it in the garbage truck. Valentina Centofanti-Garza of Crosby, Texas says she was throwing out her daughters life-size stuffed pony which was broken. Before getting rid of the toy forever, the trash collector took the stuffed pony for a victory lap in the street. Garza shared a video of the hilarious moment with KPRC 2 on Facebook.
How Burger King enforced physical distancing by inventing a giant crown for customers to wear
While businesses are adapting to physical distancing protocols, Burger King restaurants in Germany upgraded their cardboard crowns to a much bigger size to enforce them, MyModernMet.com reported. Customers will receive a do-it-yourself kit to build the crown themselves after ordering their meals. So geht Social Distancing like a King #socialdistancing Posted by Burger King Deutschland on Friday, May 22, 2020We wanted to reinforce the rules of high safety and hygiene standards that the BK restaurants are following, a Burger King representative told MyModernMet.com. The do-it-yourself social-distance crown was a fun and playful way to remind our guests to practice social distancing while they are enjoying food in the restaurants.The social-distancing crown is not the only idea Burger King is trying out. In Italy they created the social-distancing whopper which contains three times as many onions to produce bad breath to keep people away from each other, MyModernMet.com reported.
Roast beef bath salts? Check out these 7 super weird things Houstonians have purchased during the quarantine
HOUSTON If youve been adding some weird things to your shopping cart while in quarantine, youre not alone. We asked our viewers to share with us some of their 'boredom buying purchases and were surprised at just how weird things got. Roast beef sandwich bath saltsYes... roast beef bath salts are a thing, and looks like our viewer Darrin bought them! A mini tricycle... for a stuffed animalBecause who DOESN'T need need a tiny toy tricycle?! A truck bed poolThis truck bed pool will turn any gathering into a PARTAY!