New ‘Air Umbrella’ keeps consumers dry by blowing away rain and snow (video)

Air Umbrella 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A new umbrella promises to keep consumers dry by blowing away rain, according to video uploaded to the Internet.

It looks like a microphone, but the geeks who created the invisible umbrella say that it can protect the wearer from the rain, wind, snow and even pepper spray.

27-year-old Wang Chuan of Nanjing, China, and his friends have been working on the patented technology for about two years.

Wang said that got the idea of revolutionizing the umbrella after noticing that wind could change the direction of rain. He thought of using a device with a high-powered fan to create a shield.

Together they created a prototype, but it was too heavy and bulky. Later, he created a new prototype powered with a lithium battery.

The device comes in three sizes and it pushes the water away from its owner for up to half an hour. It takes only an hour to charge and is virtually free of vibration and noise.

The initial production plan is to produce 500 umbrellas and the price will be set at $150.

Man’s wife kicked out of country after accepting $600 in government assistance to pay for her dentist

Dentist illustration 
By: Feng Qian

A woman was ordered to leave Denmark, after her husband accepted $600 in government assistance to help pay for her dentist.

The incident began when 27-year-old Troels Jeppesen of Ballerup, took 3,471 kroner ($1 = 5.83 kroner) in financial assistance from the Ballerup Council last year, to help pay for the dentist bill at a time when he was unemployed.

Now, the woman of China, was ordered to leave the country.
According to the law, a spouse cannot accept any government assistance within three years of asking for residency.

The money received for the dentist was therefore sufficient grounds for Immigration Services to reject the application for Meng Li.

Meng has received notice that she must leave Denmark before Tuesday. Jeppesen and Li plan to appeal the decision.

Woman slapped with $400 fine after calling police to help 2 drowning men

Nuria shows off her summons 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman was slapped with a fine after being a good Samaritan and calling police to help rescue two men, who were drowning off the coast of Spain.

The incident began when 22-year-old Nuria of Andalusia, was walking with her mother in Fuengirola.

She saw what appeared to be two men struggling on a floating mattress at sea. Nuria said that she would have not been able to sleep at night, if she turned the other way.

"It was almost 10:00 p.m., and I saw that they were starting to make signs with red lights," she said. She contacted police, but officers dismissed her concerns.

Nuria then recruited other people on the beach to help convince the police to act. Finally, the reluctant officers called the Coast Guard.

After half an hour, a boat and a helicopter arrived at the scene. Police said that the two swimmers were actually fishermen in a canoe, who have not realized all the drama on the shore.

Nuria was ordered to pay for the cost of the operation. If she pays within 15 days, her bill will be 150 euros (1 euro = $1.28), but her bill will double to 300 euros after that time.

Man who beat his pregnant wife until she died tells police he didn’t know that a beating will kill her

Domestic violence illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

A man was arrested on charges of murder after he beat his pregnant wife until she fell unconscious, police in Nigeria said.

The Enugu State Police said that they arrested Ozoemena Nwankwo, after he allegedly beat his pregnant wife, Ndidi Nwankwo, in public.

The incident occurred about 10:00 p.m. on Friday, just outside the couple’s home.

According to witnesses at the scene, the suspect beat the woman, who was four months pregnant, until she lost consciousness.

Ozoemena Nwankwo was described by his neighbors as a chronic wife beater. The woman suffered a serious injury on her right leg as a result of the beating.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene, transported her to a nearby hospital, where she later died. Nwankwo told police that he didn’t think that his pregnant wife will die as a result of the beating.

Woman stabs her boyfriend after he grabbed a knife and threatened to cut himself

Michelle McCrae 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A woman stabbed her boyfriend after he threatened to cut himself, police in Alabama said.

Huntsville Police said that the victim was screaming at his girlfriend on Saturday morning, before he pulled a pocket knife and threatened to stab himself.

The woman grabbed the knife from him and stabbed him in the chest. He ran away to another room. After a few minutes, he returned to his girlfriend's room, where she stabbed him a second time.

The victim suffered stab wounds to his chest and leg. Michelle McCrae who lives on Chase Creek Road, was arrested at the scene.

McCrae was charged with domestic violence in the first degree. The boyfriend was taken to Huntsville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Girls soccer coach arrested for sending video showing him pleasuring himself while looking at his students (video)

Soccer illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A girls soccer coach was arrested on charges of risk of injury to a minor after allegedly sending a video to his students that showed him pleasuring himself while watching them perform, police in Connecticut said.

Now, the coach at the Edwin O. Smith High School said that he sent the video to his students by mistake.

57-year-old Jeffrey M. Sirois told police officers that he accidentally sent the video that showed him pleasuring himself to some of the girls on his team.

It was supposed to go to his girlfriend, he said. One of his team members shared the video with her colleagues. The girls alerted their volleyball coach and she alerted the principal.

Police were contacted later. Sirois claims that this was not intentional and that nothing like this has ever happened before.

Sirois told police that once he realized what happened, he removed the video. Sirois was charged with obscenity, risk of injury to a minor and violation of peace.

He was booked into jail and released after posting $100,000 bail. Sirois was fired from the soccer team.

Woman throws her baby at police officer after he found synthetic marijuana on her bed

Amy M. Spegal 
By: Feng Qian

A woman threw her baby at a police officer and ran into a bathroom in order to flush an illegal substance down the toilet, police in Missouri said.

Hannibal Police said that they arrested 29-year-old Amy M. Spegal on Tuesday, after the incident that occurred at 13A Shawnee Trail.

The incident began when police went to her house to arrest 33-year-old James Ivey, who was wanted on an arrest warrant. Spegal opened the front door and slammed it into the police officer after saying that Ivey was not at home.

Officer John Willis said that Spegal returned to the front door with her 11-month-old son. Spegal invited the officer into her house.

As Willis searched the house, he found a small bag of synthetic marijuana on her bed. Willis notified the woman that she was under arrest.

The woman threw the baby towards the officer and ran into the bathroom. Spegal pulled down her pants and flushed the toilet.

Police believe that she destroyed evidence. The baby was handed over to the Department of Social Services. If convicted, Spegal could face up to seven years in prison.

Flock of sheep become high after eating bags of marijuana

Sheep illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

A flock of sheep became high after munching on bags of marijuana, which someone dumped at their farm, police in the United Kingdom said.

Surrey Police said that by the time the sheep’s owner realized what was going on, the sheep already ate thousands of dollars worth of the drug.

The incident began when the sheep noticed the seven black bags containing the drugs that had been dumped at the edge of their farm in Merstham.

They ripped the plastic and ate the marijuana. Fanny’s Farm manager Nellie Budd said that the sheep seemed to be fine despite eating the marijuana.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, removed the rest of the stash and it was incinerated. Police launched an investigation to catch those responsible, but so far, no arrests have been made.

Man finds dead mouse in his cup after drinking his coffee he bought at McDonald’s (video)

McDonald’s coffee illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A man freaked out after finding a dead mouse inside his empty cup of coffee he bought at McDonald’s.

Ron Morais of Fredericton, Canada, said that he made the shocking discovery after finishing the cup of coffee he bought on his way to work.

For the last sip, Morais took off the plastic lid. That is when he found the dead mouse. Morais showed the cup and mouse to some of his coworkers.

Morais said that the idea of ​​drinking a whole cup of coffee with a mouse in it made ​​him feel sick.

Jason Patuano, communications manager of McDonald’s, issued a corporate statement, emphasizing the seriousness of the incident.

"We take complaints involving cleanliness and sanitation very seriously," the statement read.

"Upon learning of this situation, the local franchisee immediately began an investigation, including working closely with the local public health authority that conducted an inspection on Tuesday, after receiving a complaint," the statement continued.

McDonald’s Canada also said that a pest control company found no evidence of any rodent problem in the building. "I wonder how the mouse got into the coffee cup," Morais said.

He also wants a guarantee that this does not happen to anyone else.

Woman angry after pizza store writes ‘pink fat lady’ on her receipt (video)

“Pink fat lady” receipt 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A woman of Singapore, was outraged to see the words “pink fat lady” written on her receipt.

Now, Pizza Hut issued a public apology to the customer, whose order of two pizzas came with the offensive remark on her receipt.

"I think it's not nice of your employees to describe me as such on my receipt," Alli Si said on the Facebook page of the company.

"As a customer I definitely expect to be treated with basic respect," she added.

Her request for an apology was quickly granted by Pizza Hut, which promised an investigation and a guarantee that the company does not condone this type of behavior.

"I appreciate the efforts of Pizza Hut regarding this issue and handling it in the best possible way," Si said.




Camel beats its owner to death after not getting his daily Coca-Cola drink (video)

The angry camel 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man is death after being beaten by his camel because he did not serve it its daily Coca-Cola drink, police in Mexico said.

The man of the U.S., was identified as the owner of a park in Tulum.

According to the police investigation, 60-year-old Richard Mileski of Chicago, Illinois, died after being kicked, bitten and sat on by the camel.

Investigators seized the animals from the park in order to conduct a full investigation. Rescuers who were called to the scene on Monday, had to use a rope tied to a truck to pull the enraged camel off Mileski.

Witnesses at the scene told investigators that the camel was angry about not getting its daily dose of soda. Mileski founded the Tulum Monkey Sanctuary, in order to help rescue endangered species.

Couple become stuck to each other after making out in the sea

Woman at beach illustration 
By: Feng Qian

A couple went to a hospital after they became stuck to each other while making out in the sea, doctors in Italy said.

The incident unfolded on a beautiful sunny day, during which the young couple decided to take the last swim of the summer season.

The two went to the beach in Porto San Giorgio, to spend the day in the sun and swimming in the water. The water was warm and the beach was pretty quiet.

The two decided to make out while immersed in the warm water.

The couple however, freaked out when the man was unable to pull out of the woman due to a strong suction effect, according to doctors who treated them.

The asked a passerby for a towel, covered themselves and made their way back to shore, where they called for help.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene, took the two to the emergency room, where doctors gave the woman an injection that expanded her private parts.

Three passengers break airplane bathroom door to rescue woman being sexually assaulted by man

Michael Tanouye 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A flight from Hawaii to Japan, turned chaotic after a man kept a woman hostage and raped her in the bathroom.

The Japan Airlines flight returned to Honolulu, after the man sexually assaulted the female passenger in the airplane bathroom, the FBI said.

29-year-old Michael Tanouye of Hilo, was arrested on Saturday night at the Honolulu International Airport, for interfering with the flight crew and aggravated sexual assault aboard the aircraft.

The plane was heading to Kansai International Airport, when Tanouye made his way into the bathroom and sexually assaulted the woman, according to the FBI affidavit.

The woman, who was returning to Japan with her mother after a four-day vacation in Hawaii, went to use the bathroom about an hour and 45 minutes after takeoff.

Tanouye managed to slip into the bathroom with the woman. While struggling to get away from Tanouye,
the woman was able to push the emergency button in the bathroom.

Flight attendants and other passengers tried to open the bathroom door, but were unable to do so because Tanouye was blocking it. They finally opened the door after removing the screws from the hinges.

Before the incident, Tanouye was heard shouting, and his mother told a flight attendant that he suffers from depression and is on medication.

He later stood up to walk around. He appeared to be calm and he told flight attendants that he was going to visit his grandmother.

Flight attendants agreed not to serve him alcohol because he was on medication. After the incident, Tanouye's mother gave him a dose of his medicine and he fell asleep.

The plane's captain decided to turn around and head back to Hawaii.

Tanouye was arrested after the plane landed in Honolulu. The 29-year-old man is being held without bail at the Honolulu Federal Detention Center.

He is facing life in prison for the sexual assault.

Woman arrested for using fingernails as weapon in fight with boyfriend over blanket

Emma Campbell (center) who scratched her boyfriend 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A woman was arrested after a fight over who gets to use a blanket, turned violent.

20-year-old Emma Campbell of Florida, was arrested after she used her fingernails to scratch her boyfriend of three years.

A neighbor called police after hearing the couple argue for about 15 minutes. Police noted that Alexander McCall, had scratch marks all over his body.

Campbell was accused of scratching McCall, during an argument over who could use the bed cover. They also had a disagreement over the air condition temperature.

Campbell claimed that she was also attacked by McCall, but police said that she had no injuries.

Campbell was charged with battery causing bodily harm after leaving several long and deep scratches on her boyfriend's body.

Campbell was later released from the Volusia County Jail, on her own recognizance. The couple reportedly broke up after the domestic violence incident.

Father kills his teenage children and himself during a dispute with his wife

Crime scene illustration 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A family is shattered after their father’s shootout left two of his teenage children dead.

The father of Florida, fatally shot two of his children and seriously wounded a third child, authorities said.

52-year-old David Mohney, who moved his family to Port Orange about seven years ago so he could study at Palmer College of Chiropractic, shot and killed his two children.

The children were identified as 14-year-old Savanna and 11-year-old David. The father then turned the gun on himself in a tragic murder-suicide, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.

His 9-year-old daughter Lauren, was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, where she is said to be in critical but stable condition.

David had been fighting with his wife, Cynthia Mohney, who works as a nurse.

Cynthia, 48, fled to a neighbor's house for safety and to call the police, saying that the couple had a fight that spiraled out of control and her husband turned violent.

Deputies were dispatched to the scene after receiving the call about 5:10 a.m.

Soon after, shots were heard from inside the house at 1927 Jackson Lane, according to a statement from police.

A few weeks before the murder-suicide, David filed for a protective order against his wife, who was violent towards him.

He was granted the protective order after a domestic violence incident between the couple. However, two weeks later, he withdrew the protective order and the couple filed for divorce.

Couple’s adopted son, 12, molests their children after social worker hid his past offenses

Boy in handcuffs illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A family opened their home to a disadvantaged boy, only to have him molest their children.

The couple of Washington, is angry with the social worker who failed to disclose that their adoptive son had a tendency to molest children.

Trish and Steven, who did not give their last names, said that their adoptive son molested some of their six children.

When they reported the incident to the Department of Social and Health Services in Seattle, they learned of similar reports by previous foster homes.

The two filed a lawsuit against the department for lying to them and failing to disclose information, which put their own children at risk.

The couple’s seven children include three foster children and four biological children.

Trish said that she saw her 8-year-old son making inappropriate sexual gestures. When she asked him about it, the child admitted that he was doing what his 12-year-old brother did to him.

She then learned that the 12-year-old boy did the same to another child. The 12-year-old boy was convicted of sexual abuse, and was ordered to live in a separate home away from the other six children.

However, the couple and his parents were ordered to pay for his living expenses.

The Office of Children and Family Services admitted that the decision to put and keep this young man in the home with young children was unreasonable.

However, there is no turning back, since the couple officially adopted the boy. Steven and Trish cannot give up custody of the boy who molested their children.

The two said that they remain committed to raising all their children, including the 12-year-old boy.

Weird looking piglet with elephant nose born in China

The animal 
By: Wayne Morin

A weird looking animal was born in China.

The animal looks like a mix of a pig and an elephant.

From the looks of its long snout, one could get the impression that this animal is part of the elephant family, but it is not.

The peculiar piglet was born to a 550 pound sow earlier this month, in northeast China. The pig was born with a long nose, and without a mouth.

The piglet, which died about two hours after being born, was frozen in Jilin, in order to preserve it.

Hong, the piglet’s owner, said that it was the second of eight pigs born from this litter.

Female teacher rips off student’s shirt leaving her pink bra exposed for all classmates to see

Carrie McCann grabbing Sara Rue 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A teenager was left humiliated after her teacher ripped off her shirt.

The incident took place at the Roberts Annex alternative high school in Salem, Oregon.

15-year-old Sara Rue was trying to leave her classroom after the English class teacher got into an argument with another student.

The chaos in her classroom caused Rue to have a panic attack. Rue grabbed her purse, got up and tried to leave. However, her teacher, Carrie McCann, put her in a headlock and dragged her back into the classroom.

During the scuffle, Rue fell to the ground. Her teacher continued to yank at her, removing her top and exposing her body and pink bra to all her classmates.

The Salem Police Department reviewed a cell phone video of the incident, but they refused to file assault charges against the teacher.

However, the school administration placed the teacher on paid administrative leave until they conduct a full investigation into the incident.

Man caught with 100 pounds of used women's underwear

Underwear illustration 
By: Feng Qian

Border police officers were surprised to find women’s used underwear being smuggled into Zimbabwe.

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has seized 100 pounds of second hand g-strings, thongs and regular panties at the Sango Border Post.

“In a move aimed at safeguarding the health and safety of people from dangerous and harmful substances as well as curbing smuggling, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) placed canine units at ports of entry and exit into the country,” Zimra officials stated on their Facebook account.

It is prohibited to import used garments into Zimbabwe, whether they were purchased or donated. The law is seen as a measure to help protect the domestic textile industry.

The ban on imports of second hand clothes is also meant to address the health problems associated with the use of second-hand underwear.

The economic crisis in Zimbabwe, has forced many people into buying used clothing including underwear, which has been donated by developed countries around the world.

Unemployed youths set up their own toll booth for cars looking to avoid police

Road block illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A group of unemployed people in Zimbabwe, came up with a way to make some money.

They have created a “toll booth” for buses and cars that use their local roads to travel to and from Epworth and Msasa Park.

People often use these roads to evade police checkpoints and heavy traffic along Chiremba Road.

The youths who have created the toll booth with a gate along the dusty road in an area known as Mukandabhutsu, said that they decided to do this after realizing that the cars were damaging the local roads.

The young, who refused to be identified, said that they charge up to $1 depending on the size of the vehicle.

“Paying $1 is better than paying police officers who will always find fault with your vehicle and reasons to request bribes,” said one young man.

Drivers who refuse to pay, are not allowed to use the road. The youngsters fix the roads and potholes as needed, and the rest of the money they divide among themselves.

One driver said that he preferred to use the dusty road to avoid congestion along Chiremba Road, especially during peak hours.

“We realize that what the young people are doing is illegal, but we pay because we feel bad for them as they are poor,” he said.