Strange News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/str Strange News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:56:41 EDT Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:37:42 EDT 5 Police look into video of man spanking hippo at LA Zoo http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20180814/105dd47d-22f5-46e2-bb46-de75e28718a0 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo. The video shows the man crossing a railing last week and sneaking up on two hippos, Rosie and Mara. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:56:41 EDT 20180814/105dd47d-22f5-46e2-bb46-de75e28718a0 Associated Press Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestream http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20180814/be41ae48-410a-456f-aa55-54a1941581c9 LONDON (AP) — London's famous, festering fatberg lives on — and is getting its own livestream . The Museum of London says a chunk of oil, fat, diapers and baby wipes blasted out of a sewer last year is now part of its permanent collection. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:31:08 EDT 20180814/be41ae48-410a-456f-aa55-54a1941581c9 Associated Press Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20180813/46ee3b64-14ae-4f38-9b18-0ee90dc1bb12 STARK, Minn. (AP) — It was not a fairy tale, but a rescue on a Minnesota lake did involve a rainbow unicorn. A sheriff's deputy and a reserve deputy from the Chisago County Sheriff's Office spotted a group of five women on a large, inflatable rainbow unicorn floating on Fish Lake on Saturday. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:52:14 EDT 20180813/46ee3b64-14ae-4f38-9b18-0ee90dc1bb12 Associated Press Man rescued from mud with parrot perched on his shoulders http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20180813/0fe25047-9903-402d-a4d3-b6a913e6aa50 BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Firefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:47:17 EDT 20180813/0fe25047-9903-402d-a4d3-b6a913e6aa50 Associated Press Man donates to firefighter drive, leaves wedding ring behind http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20180813/644f7c8d-5736-4d3e-a7fc-2990c163198f GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts firefighters say a man who donated to their muscular dystrophy drive accidentally dropped his wedding ring into their boot. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:02:03 EDT 20180813/644f7c8d-5736-4d3e-a7fc-2990c163198f Associated Press