Hurricane Irma Emergency Fake Interpreter

As Hurricane Irma was advancing on Florida, here is the message deaf residents of Manatee County received regarding a mandatory evacuation: “Help you at that time to use bear big.” Jason Hurdich, a Clemson University professor and expert in American Sign Language says he couldn’t understand 95% of what a deaf interpreter was signing during the Sept. 8 briefing from […]

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What’s The Deal With Dreaming That I’m Naked?

Therapists Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. (a sleep and dream specialist at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine in Tucson), and Deidre Barrett, Ph.D., (a psychologist, at Harvard Medical School, and author of “The Committee of Sleep”) say that naked dreams can be a sign of embarrassment or vulnerability, since we tend to associate nudity with exposure. Some dreams, like […]

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Parrot Places Online Shopping Order by Mimicking Owner

A pet parrot managed to place an online shopping order by mimicking its owner on a voice-controlled smart speaker, a British newspaper reported Wednesday. Buddy the parrot ordered a £10 ($13.50, 11.50 euro) set of gift boxes via Amazon’s Alexa voice-controlled system, The Sun reported. The mystery order triggered an inquest in Corienne Pretorius’s house in southeast London, but after […]

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Stranger Spends Hours Brilliantly Fixing a Destroyed Wedding Cake in Time for the Big Day

It might be a bride’s worst nightmare: on the eve of her wedding day, something goes wrong – like the carefully prepared hand-made wedding cake falling apart in the trunk of a car. This is exactly what happened to Millie and Matt Maltby when they were on their way to their wedding venue in Brixham, England earlier this month. The […]

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“The Devil’s Bible”, “The Legend of Lucy Keyes” and “The Northwood Murder” #WeirdDarkness

WARNING: this episode of Weird Darkness is graphic and may not be suitable for children. Parental discretion is strongly advised. Tell your story so I can use it in a future episode at http://www.WeirdDarkness.com! This episode is brought to you by the audiobook, “”Could It Be True: Volume 1, Urban Legends” by Cindy Parmiter, narrated by Darren Marlar. Hear a […]

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