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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.

Darth Vader robs a bank: police say his outfit is ‘rare’ (video)

Disguise of the day: the man dressed as Darth Vader who robbed bank in Pineville, North Carolina.

Unless it was Darth Vader and what with the high price of electrity he’s swapped his light sabre for a gun?

WCNC say …

Posted: 19th, March 2015 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The uplifting story of an armless man and blind friend who planted 10,000 trees in China

Samuel Beckett, eat your heart out. Two men in a barren landscape have not sat around bickering as they wait for nothing; they have planted 10,000 trees over ten years. Jia Haixia is blind. Jia Wenqi is a double amputee. …

Posted: 18th, March 2015 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Epic fail: White man pants face black to avoid police

man paints face black to avopid police

 

Jose Espinoza wanted to hide from the police. So. He spray-painted his face black and drove off in a stolen car.

You can think of a few other things that would arouse suspicion amongst the racially blind police force …

Posted: 17th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Proof that pets do go to Heaven (video)

jack van impe animals in heaven

 

Do all pets go to Heaven? It;’s big question to all you pets overs worried about the pets left behind after the rapture. Sure, pets can pray. But is any of it enough? Yes!  Televangelist Jack Van …

Posted: 15th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man busted for dipping cotton wool on McDonald’s coffee and rubbing them over his skin

To a McDonald’s in Roseburg, Oregon, where coffee is a perfume:

 

Meanwhile at McDonald's in Roseburg, Oregon

Posted: 15th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police news: ISIS fag is a jacket in a tree

ISIS jacket flag
Have we let the murderous goons of Islamic State infect out minds? In Italy, police were called when a local spotted an Isis flag hanging outside an apartment building.
They called the police because they saw a flag. Incredible.
But …

Posted: 13th, March 2015 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A thieving Romanian dwarf could be hiding in your holiday luggage

Romania dwarf

 

“The Daily Star has a short story on a “thieving Romanian dwarf”.

In “‘Jet Bag’ for dwarf, the Star says a Romanian is being “probed for planning to smuggle a thieving dwarf out of  Britian in his plane lugguage”. …

Posted: 13th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Philippines police arrest man who raped a cow and made her pregnant

man arrested for sex with a cow, pregnant cow

The Philippines police showcase Andy Loyola, arrested after he was allegedly caught having sex with a missing cow. Farmer Rustico Sarno says his cow went missing. And when it came back it was pregnant. But it has never been with …

Posted: 11th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Killer surgeon Padge-Victoria Windslowe was the ‘Travis Perkins of buttock injections’

adge-Victoria Windslowe is the self-styled  "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections".

 

Padge-Victoria Windslowe is the self-styled “the Michelangelo of buttocks injections”. Like you high-brow readers, we know Michelangelo to be a teenage mutant ninja turtle who gets his energy to whoop ass from pizzas. In turns out that Windslowe was …

Posted: 10th, March 2015 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Listen to a right Charlie call the police on his wife for stealing his cocaine

cocaine-man

 

“Me and my lady’s having a misunderstanding n’ shit about something I bought,” says Robert Collins of Alliance, Ohio. “I bought some cocaine earlier, and she wanted to take my cocaine.”

Collins says his good lady wife did steal …

Posted: 9th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Someone is selling Jerry Garcia’s severed finger

jerry garcia's finger

You can buy Jerry Garcia’s severed fingers. and the owner will toss in a FREE glass and FREE brine.

Craigslist user ‘Matt’ has more on the Grateful Dead singer’s digit (condition: ‘good’):

I am selling Jerry Garcia’s severed finger to

Posted: 4th, March 2015 | In: Celebrities, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police find marijuana in tub labelled ‘Not Weed’

not weed

 

Villain of the day is 21-year-old Nebraska motorist Jordan Meier. When police pulled him over for a traffic offence, they searched the vehicle. They noticed a plastic tub of Land O’Lakes sour cream. They spotted that someone had written …

Posted: 4th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jack Chick: One Man’s Comic-Book Crusade For Humanity

Chick Career: one man’s comic-book crusade for humanity

 

Chick1

 

Are you worried about the growing menace of the Homosexual-Catholic-Islamic-Satanist-Masonic-Alien conspiracy to promote evolutionism, fornication, pornography, pornography, paedophilia, pop music, alcohol and drugs?

 

 

Chick2

 

No?

Well in that …

Posted: 2nd, March 2015 | In: Books, Celebrities, Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Church school busts 11-year-old for wearing a ‘Zlatan’ ponytail like a junkie

ponytail

 

A spot of nominative determinism now, readers, as we spot Joe Head, 11, whose was rusticated for wearing his hair in a short ponytail in tribute to Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović. Young Head’s school, Pope Paul Catholic …

Posted: 1st, March 2015 | In: Sports, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch a car robber knock himself out when his brick bouces off a window

brick ireland

 

“At first I didn’t know what had happened, this was about 1am and we were just finishing up and heading home I seen this guy lying flat on his back with blood pouring from him, so naturally enough my …

Posted: 27th, February 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Life is imitating Laurent Chéhère: house flies away

Missing house

 

Life is imitating Laurent Chéhère, whose “Flying Houses” are “reconstructed houses appear to float in a silvery sky”. In Klamath County, Oregon, a 1,200 square foot house has vanished. Did it fly away?

Sheriff Frank Skrah tells media:

“We

Posted: 27th, February 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Moscow man wakes up to find his testicles have been stolen by organ traffickers, just like Chicago

Dmitry Nikolaev says he was chatted up by a young woman in a Moscow bar. He says they had a drink.  And a sauna, as you do. Then he blacked out. When he came to, he was by a busstop. …

Posted: 26th, February 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jasmine Tridevil is exposed: the third breast is revealed

Jasmine Tridevil, the woman with THREE breasts is on the cover of the Daily Star. The paper has a scoop. Yes, it is true. The third breast is not a breast at all. It’s a huge marshmallow, a rolled …

Posted: 25th, February 2015 | In: Celebrities, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Store selling Nazi tattoos had no idea what they were

symbol

To symbols lose power over time? A store in Auckland, New Zealand, has removed Nazi temporary tattoos form sale.  Staff at No.1 Mart in Manukau were “unaware of what the sign represented”.

Anthony Smith knew. He saw them whilst

Posted: 24th, February 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman bit boyfriend’s penis off as he slept

amber ellis

 

To Ooooooooklahomaaaahhhhhh!, where Amber Ellis is accused of biting her boyfriend’s penis off.

The couple had rowed on a night out. He called her needy. Back home, Ellis had stormed into the bedroom and slammed the door.

He fell …

Posted: 21st, February 2015 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Canadian MP blames tight underpants for untimely exit from parliament

A Canadian MP blamed his too-tight underpants for leaving parliament in a hurry on Thursday morning….

 

 

“I can blame it on a sale that was down at the Hudson’s Bay [Company] – they had men’s underwear on for …

Posted: 21st, February 2015 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


London job seeker makes a bad first impression on the Tube

Is it advisable to make a bad first impression and then set about undoing it? We ask in light of the story of the man on the London Underground. Last Mondy, a passenger as blocking his way. Our hero did …

Posted: 20th, February 2015 | In: Money, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man arested for being shot with his own gun by 4-year-old daughter

shot dad

 

To Indiana, where David J. Paulson, 35, of Hamlet is under arrest. His crime: being shot.

Paulson is charged with two felony counts of neglect of a dependent, age 4.

Paulson was driving when his young daughter, who …

Posted: 17th, February 2015 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman set fire to Chicago apartment because boyfriend burned all the marijuana

firestarter lady

 

To Chicago, where  Linda B. Lopez, 35, admits setting fire to her apartment.

Why?

Well, Lopez told police she fell asleep, and when she woke up, her marijuana was gone.

Her pointed the finger at her live-in boyfriend. In …

Posted: 15th, February 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Saudi Arabia: Western women drive because they ‘don’t care about being raped’

Dr Saleh al-Saadoon

 

 

To Saudi Arabia, where a local man has said something remarkably stupid.

Dr Saleh al-Saadoon says the ban on women driving alone is good, and women who drive alone are asking to break down and be “raped by

Posted: 11th, February 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0