Weird news of the day

Here are today’s Weird news stories to help you relax!

Activists in London seek permission to fly their blimp of President Donald Trump. CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports on an infantile protest balloon.

Birds’ Nest Puts Canadian Music Festival Preparations On Hold

A security guard is keeping watch over a nest where a pair of protected killdeer birds have four eggs.

Peacocks Can’t Handle Their Reflections, Are Attacking Luxury Cars In Canada

“With the dark-coloured cars, they can see their reflection fairly clearly, so they mistake that as another peacock and have at it.”

Sarah MacDonald on Twitter

There’s a peacock problem in this #Surrey neighborhood! The birds catch themselves in the reflection of vehicles, and end up scratching the cars. Neighbours say they’re also extremely loud. City officials say they’re speaking with experts to determine next steps.

Smithsonian Reveals Winning Design For New Native American Veterans Memorial

Smithsonian Reveals Winning Design For New Native American Veterans Memorial

FDA Green Lights Marijuana-Based Pharmaceutical Drug


A marijuana-derived drug for the treatment of two rare and serious forms of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome, that begin in childhood but can persist in adulthood.

The drug is made from purified cannabidiol, or CBD, a compound found in the cannabis plant. The drug will be marketed under the brand name Epidiolex.

CBD has medicinal effects, but it does not cause the mind-altering high that comes from THC, the primary psychoactive component of marijuana.

The FDA says this is the first drug approved in the U.S. that contains a purified substance derived from marijuana.

Expects to launch in the fall.

Wall Street analysts have previously predicted it could cost $25,000 per year, with annual sales eventually reaching $1 billion.

I hope this helped you Smile and eased some of the fears of reading the News.

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