California city hit by series of weird weather events, including tornado and hail

(CNN)Weird weather struck Davis, California, over the weekend. The area experienced a tornado touchdown, pounding hail and record low morning temperatures. CNN Weather producer Robert Shackelford said the tornado was much weaker than Midwestern tornadoes typically are. “California sees about 10 tornadoes a year, so this is rather rare for the area,” he said. “They are more likely to see tornadoes in the winter and spring, but it isn’t uncommon to see tornadoes in the fall.” A little bit before the tornado, heavy hail fell on the Davis area. Again, no damage was immediately reported. Brennan Prill tweeted, “Holy hail, Batman! It looked like it snowed in Davis, CA after the tornado warned storm dropped hail on State Highway 113. …

Pinky pull ups, mayo eating and other weird feats in the new Guinness World Records book

(CNN)Breaking a world record doesn’t always require immense skill or a unique trait you were born with. Anything can be record-breaking, if it’s specific enough. Most mayonnaise eaten in 3 minutes This record, shockingly, belongs to a 112-pound woman. Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco downed three-and-a-half jars of the divisive condiment in just three minutes. That’s over FIVE POUNDS of mayonnaise consumed in the length of the average pop song. Is she being forced to do this? Couldn’t she have slurped five pounds of soup instead? It’s harrowing to watch this woman gobble an obscene amount of mayonnaise. Sure, it earned her a world record, but AT WHAT COST? Demolishing food is Lesco’s livelihood. The competitive eater is ranked 10th in …