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Weird, offbeat and bizarre news from around the world. Funny, strange & odd news stories that make you wince, laugh and fear for humanity.

Texas worker stole $1.2m of fajitas over 9 years

STOP! That fajita might be stolen. Fox reports on a $1.2m fajita scam:

Former Cameron County Juvenile Justice Department employee Gilberto Escaramillo missed work one day in August for a medical appointment, the same day a delivery driver called the

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Posted: 18th, October 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Canadian Parliament scuppers moves to permit drunk canoeing

canoe beer canadaCanada has rules governing drinking in “vessels”, including those “propelled exclusively by means of muscular power”. Get caught over the limit in a kayak or on an inflatable raft and you could lose your driving licence.

Now the Canadian Safe … READ ON

Posted: 17th, October 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Young girl shows friends her prosthetic leg for the first time

 

Get a load of Anu, 7, showing her new sports blade and prosthetic leg to her friends at school in … READ ON

Posted: 17th, October 2017 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Going fast: the Anne Frank Halloween costume for girls

Why not alarm your Nazi neighbours this Halloween by dressing up in an Anne Frank costume (for girls)?

 

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The costume has now been pulled from shelves.

Public Relations Specialist at Fun.com, Ross Walker Smith went on Twitter … READ ON

Posted: 16th, October 2017 | In: News, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman takes picture of her dog after an operation at the vets absolutely off its face

Woman takes picture of her dog after an operation at the vets absolutely off it’s tits (via @reddit)

 

Woman takes picture of her dog after an operation at the vets absolutely off its face (via @reddit).… READ ON

Posted: 15th, October 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man on Cloud 9 repeatedly head butts bus (Video)

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Meanwhile…in Brazil, a man is attempting to head-butt his way on to a bus.

 

 

Forbes says the loon was most likely off his face on Cloud 9:

“Cloud 9 is not a drug,” says Rusty Payne, a

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Posted: 7th, October 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Children compete to create Nazi Party mascot

To Georgia, where middle schoolers have been set a test: dream up a mascot for the Nazi party. WSB-TV Atlanta looks on as sixth graders from Shiloh Middle School in Snellville get to work.  “Directions: The year is 1935 and … READ ON

Posted: 7th, October 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Censorship means Alabama shoppers buy sex toys blind

If you buy an online sex toy online in Alabama, you’ll have to do so blind. You get to see a fair deal of the ‘marital aid’, but the gaps have been plugged.

 

 

Alabama law prohibits selling products … READ ON

Posted: 7th, October 2017 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Boy accidentally swallows toy horn honks whenever he inhales

Santiago Gomez Zuviría posted this video of a boy at a hospital who swallowed a horn from a toy doll. Whenever he inhales, the horn sounds.

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Posted: 4th, October 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bob Marley spotted in a banana

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Spotter: Mike KREAD ON

Posted: 2nd, October 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Saudi King Faisal seeks Yoda’s advice in school text book

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When Saudi artist Abdullah “Shaweesh” al-Sheri added Star Wars into photos of big moments in Saudi history, one featured Star Wars’ Yoda with King Faisal. “He was wise and was always strong in his speeches,” says Abdullah of Faisal. … READ ON

Posted: 30th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Doctors retrieve 40-year-old toy from patient’s lung

Playmobil man cone

 

Ever lose a toy when you were a child? Maybe you didn’t lose it. Maybe you’ve been taking it everywhere with you. Doctors have recently removed a plastic traffic cone from a 47-year-old British man’s chest. He got the … READ ON

Posted: 28th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Parent drives into school with a teacher on his car

Rainier Schoeman adopted a novel form of car sharing as he drove into Winston Churchill School in Woking.  The school had sent all parents a missive telling them not to drop off children on school grounds. Mr Schoeman was told … READ ON

Posted: 27th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police use story of climbers stuck on Scafell Pike to attack cannabis users

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Four walkers from Manchester got stuck on England’s highest mountain last weekend because they were too goofed to walk back down, says the Guardian. Stoned on the Scafell Pike’s 3,210-foot “peak”, the men summoned help. Cumbria Police went … READ ON

Posted: 26th, September 2017 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jesus gets his cross stuck in the ceiling (video)

jesus christ cross accident

In which Jesus is out-foxed by a false ceiling:

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Posted: 26th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A ‘very disgusting bodily fluid’ was found in soap dispensers

I once worked a biscuit factory. After an hour in the job, I swore never to eat that brand of biscuit again. Whenever I now see someone eating one, I wince and can’t look away. But maybe the taste of … READ ON

Posted: 25th, September 2017 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Instant karma for window-smashing hooligan (warning: graphic)

\Not too sure that’s how karma worked. But still, ouch!… READ ON

Posted: 25th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Monkey hipster has a shave (video)

 

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Posted: 24th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ekaterina Lisina has the wold’s longest legs

“So excited when I got this title,” says former jockey basketball player Ekaterina Lisina, 29. The Russian is the woman with the world’s longest Legs – 52 inches long (each!).

“What is good about having the World’s Longest Legs?” she … READ ON

Posted: 21st, September 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Did you spot the huge penis in a Netflix children’s cartoon? Here it is

Did you spot the huge penis in a Netflix children's cartoon

 

For those of you who missed it, this is the huge penis drawing that featured on a Netflix show Maya the BeeThe Mirror hears from the parent who spotted it and noted her displeasure on Facebook.

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Posted: 20th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sex doll rentals to supplement your rubber insulated love life


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Hard luck on Chinese men who enjoy rubber insulated sex with a rubber insulated partner. The sex doll rental service is no more.

“We prepared ten dolls for the trial operation,” a company spokesperson said via email, adding that

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Posted: 19th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


High waist double jeans are this year’s world’s worst fashion

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Double denim be gone! We’ve got double jeans! For a mere $695, you can buy these Natasha Zinko High Waist Double Jeans.

Layered waistbands give these wide-leg Natasha Zinko jeans a modern high-low profile. Contrast side stripes. 7

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Posted: 16th, September 2017 | In: Fashion, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Artist’s Shit’ tinned on May 1931 goes for millions of dollars

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In 1961 Piero Manzoni sorted his turds into 30 gram piles and placed each serving into one of 90 cans, which he then sealed and signed. And tins of “Merda d’Artista” are changing hands for loads money.

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Posted: 16th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0