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.

Beastie Boys Win $1.7M in Monster Energy Case

A jury has awarded the Beastie Boys $1.7 million in a copyright infringement lawsuit against Monster Beverage. Read Article

‘Frozen’ Movie Fanatics Make Norway Tourism a Winner

Norway says the Disney movie Frozen is prompting more Americans to visit the scenic Scandinavian country. Read Article

VIRAL: Family Dollar Store Manager Attacks Shoplifter With Febreeze

In one of the week's craziest stories, a Family Dollar store manager attacked a shoplifter with Febreeze after an argument. Read Article

Small Plane Crashes Into McDonald’s Parking Lot

A small plane crashed into a McDonald's parking lot located in Louisiana on Tuesday and damaged a single car and the pilot. Read Article

Wife Wants Divorce From Husband Because He’s Not a Fan of ‘Frozen’

A Japanese woman has moved out of her home and asked her husband for a divorce after he told her that he didn't think 'Frozen' was all that great. Read Article

Going Viral: Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ on Beer Bottles

Bottle Boys, a YouTube musical group that performs songs on beer bottles, has released a cover of Michael Jackson's 'Billie Jean'. Read Article

Another Bounce House Blows Away With Kids Inside

Two children in Colorado were injured after a bounce house blows away, the second such bounce house incident in the U.S. in May. Read Article

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