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Man vomits as he proposes to girlfriend on private plane over Reedley, Ca.

Man vomits as he proposes to girlfriend on private plane over Reedley, Ca.

 

As he cruised the skies on the look out for a ‘MARRY ME’ sign he’d painted on the ground, Darrell Hamilton Jr reached into his bag and pulled out a ring box. To showed it to his fiancee Rheanna …

Posted: 15th, March 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


American Allan V. Evans of Colorado says he’s the rightful king of Britain and ready to seize power

An American called Allan V. Evans of Colorado USA has taken out a big ad in the Times to say he’s the rightful king of Britain and intends to seize power.

 

American Allan V. Evans of Colorado says he’s the rightful king of Britain and ready to seize power

 

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Posted: 1st, March 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Royal Family, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Find household items lost inside your anus with the Body Orifice Security Scanner (BOSS)

Ever lose something up your nostrils, vagina, anus or other orifice? Something like a Donny Osmond poster, keepsake, drugs stash, lungfish, hacksaw, shovel, shot glass or eel?

Well, help is at hand. Beat the …

Posted: 28th, February 2017 | In: Strange But True, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bagel on a train #bagelgate

When the British enjoy a bagel, they really go all in. A bagel is not just a nice Yiddisher roll; it’s a conversation piece, play toy and agitator. Dougie Stew was there to see what happened when a woman put …

Posted: 28th, February 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Saudi Arabia’s King packs 459 tonnes of luggage and two elevators for 9-day trip

When Saudi Arabia’s king travels to Indonesia he’ll have packed 506 tons of stuff into his bags. As well as spare knickers, travel plugs and mints, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz will travel with two Mercedes limousines and two elevators?…

Posted: 27th, February 2017 | In: Royal Family, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Charles would smear a grey squirrel’s tampon in contraceptives

No longer content with dreaming of being Camilla’s tampon, Prince Charles has focused his senses on squirrels’ genitalia, notably those of the invasive grey strain. Charles want to reduce their numbers by giving them contraceptives and thereby increase the number …

Posted: 26th, February 2017 | In: Royal Family, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brigitte Bardot sings for the man buried riding his Harley Davidson

The afterlife’s better with a Harley Davidson motorbike. When 84-year old Bill Standley of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, died he was buried in a plexiglass and wooden coffin sat astride his 1967 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. To complete the look, Bill wore a helmet, …

Posted: 23rd, February 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police accidentally raped a man when his trousers fells down and a truncheon went up

To France, where ‘Theo’, a 22-year-old black man, claims he was raped when police inserted a truncheon in his anus. An internal police inquiry found nothing untoward. But Theo was showing severe anal injuries.

Police now says the wounding was …

Posted: 10th, February 2017 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Buddhist Monkey arrested with 4.6 million methamphetamine pills, a grenade and ammunition in his car

In what officials are calling ‘not a normal case’, a Buddhist monk has been arrested in Myanmar with 4.6 million methamphetamine pills, a grenade and ammunition were found in his car.

“This is not a normal case, and when we …

Posted: 7th, February 2017 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Snake gets stuck in woman’s stretched earlobe (photos)

To Oregon, where Ashley Glawe’s pet Ball Python snake, Bart, has got stuck in her stretched earlobe. Ashley playing with Bart when it began to side through her stretched earlobe.

 

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Unable to free herself of Bart, Ashley called …

Posted: 5th, February 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Outrage! Muslim finds pork in non halal Whitbread pub dinner

Big news on the Sun’s cover is that teetotal Muslims who eat at Brewer’s Fayre and Whitbread Inn pubs will be “outraged” to learn their beef lasagne contains pork. How many Muslims are shocked, dismayed and angered by the presence …

Posted: 10th, January 2017 | In: Strange But True, Tabloids, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


First British man to give birth is a woman

What do we make of the news that ‘A British man who fell pregnant after he used Facebook to find a sperm donor has said he will be the “greatest dad”.’ That’s the start of the Indy‘s article on …

Posted: 9th, January 2017 | In: News, Strange But True, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Local News Watch: the greatest two paragraphs of all time

Local News Watch: Adam Hart spots two paragraphs in the Western Gazette which, as he says, show us “journalism at its very best”.

 

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The story is about a car parking matters. Two cars have been spotted parked close …

Posted: 8th, January 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Idiots lock up innocent woman for possessing small amount of marijuana 22 years ago

To Chicago, where Latasha Eatman has been jailed for 49 days for something she didn’t do. CBS News reports that Eatman was arrested in 1993 on minor marijuana possession charges. Her punishment was to complete a period of community service. …

Posted: 22nd, December 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Aussie kangaroo puncher and Newcastle horse basher slug it out

As the internet watches footage of a man punching a kangaroo in the face (see below), we’ve been looking at the story of the Glasgow Celtic fan who throw a burger at a police horse before the Champions’ League match …

Posted: 7th, December 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kids find something funny about Miss Butt in London school

We are at a loss. Cultural imperialism is rife. The Sun reports on “mum” Priscilla Terumalai, who was “hauled” into Mayville Primary School in Leytonstone, East London, to  explain why her 5-year-old daughter and her classmates had been giggling at …

Posted: 1st, December 2016 | In: News, Strange But True, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cardiff’s plastic Christmas tree is cheaper than a white elephant

Cardiff council has invested £30,000 renting the biggest Christmas tree in the country.

At 40 metres the fake tree made of metal, plastic and more plastic would have been the envy of every municipal council in the land. But something …

Posted: 28th, November 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


WANTED: The ‘Spelling Bee Bandit’ who can’t spell ‘robbery’

To Boston, where the FBI will pay a $1,000 reward for information leading to the capture of the “Spelling Bee Bandit”, so called because he can’t spell robbery. Police say the felon has robbed four different banks in Massachusetts over …

Posted: 20th, November 2016 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Loaded gun located between biker’s buttocks

To Brisbane, Australia, where police have located a loaded gun wedged between a biker’s buttocks. Police located not one but two handguns. The second handgun was in his…car.

 

 

Officer Mick Niland is delighted: “It was great work by …

Posted: 12th, November 2016 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man finds freshly dug carrot wearing his lost wedding ring

To Germany, where a man looking for a lost wedding ring has found – wrapped around a carrot he dug from the ground.

The 82-year-old man lost the ring three years ago. He found it while the ring while gardening …

Posted: 7th, November 2016 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Massive snowballs mass on Russian beach

To the Gulf of Ob, northwest Siberia, where thousands of massive snowballs pebbledash the beach. The snowballs – ranging from the size of a tennis ball to almost 1m (3ft) across – are formed by ice rolled by wind and …

Posted: 7th, November 2016 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lord Heseltine: the time a Tory grandee strangled a dog with his bare hands

Lord Heseltine tells the story of the time he strangled a dog.

 

Lord Heseltine dog killer

 

Anyone seen that coat? And can is pass for human hair?…

Posted: 1st, November 2016 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Drink! Feck! Girls! Kids dressed as Father Ted characters win Halloween

“These must be the best costumes of Halloween 2016 by my sisters friends in Wicklow,” tweets @ChrisJudge.

 

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Posted: 31st, October 2016 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Naked woman in clown make-up terrifies drivers

More Halloween oneupmanship as we read of 37-year-old Candice Kreidel. She’s been arrested for partially dressing up as a clown – she was mostly naked – and chasing cars.

Wearing clown make-up, a stocking cap and “either partially or completely …

Posted: 30th, October 2016 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0