Weird News in the World Wide Web
Eating Coal and Drinking Urine for survival!
Two Chinese brothers who tunnelled their way out of a coal mine collapse after being trapped for nearly six days survived by eating coal and drinking urine. Read the full story in this link.
Much in Love Elephants Eloped
A lonely wild male elephant raided a female elephant stable at a circus in eastern India and wooed one of its residents to elope with him. The 26-year-old tusker smashed through the tin walls of the circus in Raniganj town of West Bengal state on Wednesday and fell for Savitri, one of the four females in the stable, the Times of India said.
Savitri fled with him and residents later saw the couple roaming around “much in love”, the newspaper said. Link.
Dog Gets $12 Million in Will
Late luxury hotelier and real estate billionaire Leona Helmsley left her beloved white Maltese, named Trouble, a $12 million trust fund, according to her will, which was made public Tuesday in surrogate court. Read the full story here.
Chinese woman steals baby to keep boyfriend
The 36-year old woman, surnamed Liu, pretended to be pregnant after her prospective in-laws vetoed her marriage because a tumour in her womb had made her infertile.
Two days after entering the hospital in east China’s Zhejiang province on her “due date”, she stole a baby boy from the maternity ward while the mother was napping. She then called her boyfriend and asked him to take her home. Link.