Weird Street

Weird News, Pop CultureHere at Weird Street, we provide the strangest stories of the economy. The economy is already difficult enough to understand, so what better way of embracing that difficulty by attempting to understand the most irrational stories?
Ranging from unbelievable stories about coffee makers in space to a squirrel causing $300K in damages and everything in between, Weird Street is your destination for the most interesting stories on Wall Street.


Bank Hackers Steal $100M

U.S. law enforcement authorities have accused a European gang of bank hackers of stealing $100 million through malware installed on victims' computers. Read Article

Study: Light Bedrooms Linked to Obesity

A study by British researchers finds that more light exposure while sleeping is tied to higher rates of obesity. Read Article

Marijuana News: ‘Weed Fairy’ Distributes Free Pot in Seattle

Yeni Sleidi, who calls herself the 'Weed Fairy', posted fliers around Seattle with small bits of weed attached to them over Memorial Day weekend. Read Article

Scout Willis, Rhianna Want Instagram to #FreeTheNipple

Scout Willis, the daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, is protesting against Instagram's no nipple rule with pictures of her topless walk in New York. Read Article

Watch: Video of Cat Playing Jenga Goes Viral

A YouTube video that was published on May 27 of a cat playing Jenga has gone viral with over 8,000 views in just 24 hours. Read Article

Bill Murray Gives Impromptu Speech at Stranger’s Bachelor Party

Bill Murray made a surprise appearance at a stranger's bachelor party and passed on some words of wisdom about love and marriage. Read Article

Pork DNA Found in Cadbury Chocolate Products

Cadbury is recalling chocolate products in Malaysia after tests found they were contaminated with pork DNA. Read Article

Beware Beef Eaters, Pink Slime Is Making a Comeback

Just two years after a public backlash drove pink slime from beef products, surging beef prices have brought pink slime back to the dinner plate. Read Article

Hidden Cash: Millionaire Hiding Envelopes of Money, Posting Clues on Twitter

An unknown person is using Twitter to tip off residents of San Francisco to the location of envelopes stuffed with hidden cash left around the city. Read Article

Where Pizza Delivery by Drones Has Already Happened

A pizzeria in Mumbai, India, successfully completed pizza delivery by drones earlier this month, but has attracted attention from unhappy local officials. Read Article

Walmart Sues Widow to Have Old Family Photos Returned

Walmart's founding family is taking the widow of a small-town photographer to court over Walton family photos dating back decades. Read Article

Levi’s CEO: Stop Washing Your Jeans

Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh advises people to not wash their jeans and that they should spot clean or air dry them instead. Read Article

Red Robin Worker Exposed 5,000 Customers to Hepatitis A

A worker with hepatitis at a Red Robin Gourmet Burgers restaurant in Springfield, Mo. may have exposed 5,000 people to the infectious disease. Read Article

Study: Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Hearing Loss

A study of 14,000 U.S. participants has linked sleep apnea to hearing loss at both high and low frequencies. Read Article

Bee Swarm Involving Up to 20 Million Escaped Bees Closes 1-95 On-Ramp

A truck carrying 460 bee hives crashed on an I-95 on-ramp in Delaware and freed it's cargo of 16 million to 20 million bees into the area. Read Article

Anime Series Sailor Moon to Stream on Hulu Uncensored

Hulu will stream remastered episodes of the classic anime series Sailor Moon without the deletions that marked previous U.S. airings. Read Article

New Dictionary Words 2014: Catfish, Hashtag, Selfie & More

Merriam-Webster is out with its list of new words in the 2014 Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, this year's list is heavy with social media terms. Read Article

Firenado: Rare Fire Tornado Forms in California

Images of a firenado that was sighted in California has social media talking about the natural event that has been around for more than 100 years. Read Article

Women Calls 911 Over Subway Flatbread Pizza Order

A North Carolina woman was arrested after she called 911 twice because her Subway Flatizza wasn't made how she wanted it. Read Article

Mayo Clinic Study: Measles Vaccine Wipes Out Women’s Incurable Cancer

A woman has been cured of blood cancer after receiving a massive dose of measles vaccine during a Mayo Clinic trial. Read Article