A boy named North West

Does the name you're called shape who you become?

Baby seal discovered four miles from open water in Swedish forest

A seal pup lies in the snow after it was found in a forest in eastern Sweden (Picture: Reuters)
A brave seal pup has been discovered wandering aimlessly in a Swedish forest, which is nearly 6km (four miles) from open water.
The young animal was spotted by a member of the public in Uppsala but questions are now being asked as to how it got there in the first place.
‘A somewhat confused person called and said he was out walking in the woods where he had found a seal pup. I thought he was joking at first,’ local police inspector Henrik Pederson said.

Human Billboard vs. Real-Life Bart Simpson: The Weird News Top 10 Showdown

It's been said that an infinite number of monkeys tapping on an infinite number of typewriters will eventually type out the complete works of Shakespeare.

But who needs some egghead's mathematical model to show that nothing is impossible? The daily dispatches of HuffPost Weird News prove that every day.

Tilda Swinton Sleeps In Glass Box At Museum

Ah, the wonders of New York's Museum of Modern Art. Van Gogh, Picasso, Tilda Swinton sleeping in a box...

Japanese Teen 'Didn't Like' His Mother, So He Chopped Her Up

A Japanese teenager who allegedly killed his mother and chopped her body into pieces has told police he simply did not like her, and wanted to know more about dissection, reports have said.The 19-year-old allegedly dismembered his mother's body in the bathroom, cutting her into at least 15 pieces using kitchen knives, the Sankei daily said Saturday, citing unnamed police sources.The teenager, who lived with his mother in a small apartment near Tokyo, then kept the body parts in the bathtub, which he filled with water, before starting to dump it piece by piece in plastic bags, the report sai

LOOK: Dog Walks 10 Miles In The Cold To Find His Mate

Anyone who has experienced a dog's limitless love knows that it has the power to accomplish amazing things.

A rescued stray named Ben walked 10 miles through a midwestern winter to find the love of his life -- a shy shelter dog named Jade.

Reality Show Looking For Kids With Past Lives

The future of reality TV could be kids who think they've had past lives.

A Los Angeles production company is currently holding a nationwide casting call for children who claim to have, or have had, past life memories for a new reality series, "Ghost Inside My Child," scheduled to air on the Bio Channel later this year.

David Perlmutter, M.D.: Becoming A Memory Champion?

Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.


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