The video features Lizzo, Whoopi Goldberg, Monica Lewinsky and Andy Cohen reciting “The New Colossus,” inscribed at the base of the Statue of Liberty.
Authorities said that for 10 years, professor Dr. Chikaodinaka D. Nwankpa submitted improper charges for “goods and services” at so-called gentlemen's clubs.
When the Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday after being dormant for 40 years, it threw a lot of ash and smoke into the air. It also may have attracted a UFO. Ana Luisa Cid uploaded a video of the alleged UFO to YouTube, describing it as "Luminous object near the plume, captured on 22 April 2015." She added, "Some believe it may be a drone or a police helicopter.
Huge hips may be the hot new body part, no ifs, ands or really big butts about it. That's the prediction of Claudia Floraunce, 40, an aspiring actress and plus-size model who recently moved her 64-inch hips (and the rest of her body) to Los Angeles from her native Austria in hopes of becoming the next big sex symbol. I find my hips very sexy, in fact I find my whole body very sexy," Floraunce tells Barcroft TV.
Filmmaker Tyler Perry accuses an employee at his Atlanta studio of stalking him and wants a restraining order against the man. A lawsuit filed Monday by Perry describes a scene in which the alleged stalker, Joshua Sole, barricaded himself in the studio's administrative office, forcing an evacuation on Oct. 30. Sole, 27, was not authorized to be in the restricted area, but he disabled the alarms and surveillance equipment at the studio, and climbed in through panels in the ceiling, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
After a 70-year career, Ward Hall's claim to the title "King of the Sideshows" is undisputed. When Hall was 14, he ran off to join a circus and was hired after he convinced the carnival owners he knew how to breathe fire. Become a founding member of HuffPost Plus today.
The 2nd Annual Seminar of Sideshow Arts starts Thursday evening and will give a few dozen budding carnies the inside knowledge on the performance and business techniques needed to succeed as a sword swallower, bearded lady or knife thrower. "This is a behind-the-scenes look for sideshow enthusiasts" according to event organizer Chris Christ, who has been in the sideshow world for more than five decades. "We'll show one act where you wrap a rope around a guy's neck and have four guys pull on it," Christ told The Huffington Post.
Cast member James "Bobo" Fay has been searching for Sasquatch since the early 1980s. "They love cooked food," he said, adding that researchers have success attracting the creatures when cooking out in the wild. On a hunt with HuffPost Weird News Editor Andy Campbell, the Finding Bigfoot team laid out a giant serving tray full of hot wings.
Circuit Judge Lawrence Talon formally dismissed the murder charges against Raymond and Thomas Highers a day after Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced she didn't plan to retry the men for the 1987 slaying of 65-year-old Robert Karey. Thomas Highers, 48, walked down the courthouse steps and gave his uncle a bear hug while cheers rang out. Raymond Highers, 47, said he was looking forward to a nice dinner at home with his loved ones.
A two-month rain storm in southern India may be the most compelling evidence yet that extraterrestrial lifeforms have visited Earth. Between July 25 and Sept. 23, 2001, the Indian state of Kerala was drenched by bizarre red-colored rain unlike any seen previously, according to the latest episode of "The Unexplained Files," airing Sept. 25 on the Science Channel. Godfrey Louis, a physicist based in Kerala, analyzed drops of the rain expecting the strange color would be a result of dust particles.
Guys, if you're looking for love online, here's a tip: Be very suspicious if your prospective date asks you to show up with lots of cash. That was the alleged M.O. used by a trio of Bay Area teens who are accused of trolling the social network Badoo.com looking for "dates" and then robbing the guys when it was time to meet. The trio posed as a young woman whose fantasy was to have sex while rolling around in cold hard cash, Mountain View Patch reported.
Two parents who got into an argument in a New Orleans parking lot didn't want to kid around. So they left their 6-month-old baby girl in the parking lot and left in separate cars, police say. Police arrested Jasmine Jones and Leonard Martin and charged them with cruelty to a juvenile after the two allegedly left their daughter in a gas station parking lot Tuesday before leaving separately, the Associated Press reported.
Vandals snuck on to Fraga's property in Windsor Locks, Conn. a few weeks ago and hacked off the head of the Virgin Mary statue in her yard. A week later, the head was replaced with a garden gnome.
A new perfume is sure to raise a stink from fashionistas because it's going to be made from sweat. Not just any sweat, mind you, but the sweat from Swedish glass blowers. The odd and odorous idea is the brainchild of Daniel Peltz, an Associate Professor of Film/Animation/Video at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, R.I.
A family dinner that started out with salt and pepper ended up with charges of assault and harassment — all because George Rhome was steamed that the chicken was baked and not fried. Instead, they broke a few chairs, mostly over the cooking techniques, employed by Rhome's daughter-in-law, Dottie Jaggi, according to his girlfriend, Anna Jaggi. Rhome’s mother, Carolyn, said her son was unhappy early in the meal.
To be fair, many world records raise eyebrows, but Harmon Leon of San Francisco has just set a record for actually raising his eyebrows -- 185 times to be exact. According to Recordsetter.com, which officially recognized Leon's record, anyone who wants to break it has to set it while listening to actor Jeff Daniels recitation of the Gettysburg Address, which takes about two minutes, 30 seconds.
Christmas is supposed to be a time of giving, and we at HuffPost Weird News are in the giving spirit right now. Interestingly enough, this is the second chair Moye has broken in a month -- he broke one trying to get out of it at Thanksgiving.