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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.

See The Sturdy 18th Century Sex Toy They Found In An Ancient Polish Toilet

polish sex toy dildo

Poland, land of poles

 

It turns out that sex wasn’t invented when your loins first stirred over a copy of the Argos catalgoue. People have been at it for at least a couple of hundred years. In Poland, for instance, the Regional Office for the Protection of Monuments in Gdańsk has found a “sex toy”  down an ancient toilet.

The 250-year-old dildo is “thick, made of high quality leather filled with bristles, and has a wooden tip.”

Like all the best knobs are…

Spotter: Discovery News.

 

Posted: 16th, April 2015 | In: NSFW, Strange But True | Comment


Watch Sing When It Happens: The Japanese Karaoke Game Show Where You Get A Hand Job Whilst Singing

hand job karaoke

‘Mistletoe and wine…”

 

Japan has given us some of the world’s weirdest games shows. But it’s excelled itself with Sing What Happens, the show where male contestants try to sing karaoke whilst a presenter gives them a hand job.

Will you fluff your lines as the fluffer works your metronome?  Will you hit the high notes as well as the low ones?

Your turn is over when you ejaculate.

Cue Nirvana:

 


Spotter:Dangerous Minds

Posted: 16th, April 2015 | In: NSFW, Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment


Thief arrested after programming his address into stolen car’s GPS

car thief idiot

 

To Jefferson County, Alabama, where police are responding to a call that a man has tried to steal a truck. The vehicle’s owner has chased the would-be thief away. The criminal has run over to a car and driven away. The truck owner took down the car’s numberplate.

He hands that number to police. It turns out the car is stolen.

A GPS device located in the stolen car reveals that it’s stopped at 6700 Crossbrook Lane. Police race over. They find the car. They note that the GPS is displaying this new address as ‘home’.

Police find Donnie Jaydon Terry, 18, hiding on the porch.

They arrest him, probably for his own safety…

 Spotter

 

Posted: 15th, April 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment


See what happens when you stick a hummingbird in a wind tunnel

See what happens when you stick a hummingbird in a wind tunnel

 

So. What does happen when you place a hummingbird in a wind tunnel?

Someone put that question to scientists at UC Berkeley. And they set about answering it, seeking to know what hummingbirds do in different wind conditions.

This film is at 1000 frames per seconds. And even that that speed the birds still look pretty quick:

 

Spotter

Posted: 14th, April 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Turkish mayor erects massive robot statue

A view of the 'Transformers-esque' statue near Turkeys new presidential palace in Ankara, erected by the city Mayor Melih Gokcek, seen on April 2, 2015. The people of the Turkish capital believed it an April Fools joke, but no, it was real: The controversial mayor of Ankara has erected in the center of the megacity a giant statue made of metal and polyester that looks suspiciously like a production robot American 'Transformers'. The statue is expected to promote a giant amusement park, the Anka Park, which is under construction despite a court order which has found it in part to be contrary to the town planning rules.

 

To Turkey, where Mayor Melih Gökçek of Ankara is being sued by the Turkish Union of Engineers and Architects’ Chambers for investing tax money on a wonderful 20-foot tall robot statue. The statue is not a 3D version of a self-portrait. It’s to advertise a new theme park.

Said Gökçek in reply to the many critics who have slammed his project: “Respect the robot.”

Spotter: The Independent,

Posted: 13th, April 2015 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comment


Manchester 10-year-olds get Sex On The Beach in a ‘Red Hot’ Buffet

World Buffet Manchester

 

To the Red Hot Buffet World on Deansgate, Manchester, for a story that has the lot.

Ashley Dodds, 29, is with her daughter… Dennon. Dennon is 10. Dennon is with a friend of the same age. (We’ll get tired to saying Dennon eventually).

Mum orders a Sweet Kiss ‘mocktail’ for the girls. She then goes outside for a cigarette. The waiters brings the girls their cocktails – two glasses of Sex On the Beach (“A naughty little mix of vodka and peach schnapps topped with both cranberry and pineapple juice”).

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Posted: 12th, April 2015 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


Police hunt thief who stole $1 bag of dog poo from trucker’s bed

dog poo

 

To Des Moines, Iowa, where a thief has broken into a truck and stolen a bag of dog poo valued at $1.

There are so many questions.

“He broke in thought the driver’s side door,  the victim told police. “He tried to stealing the truck by breaking the plastic around the steeeing column. But he couldn’t make it start. So he look around the bed and stole my bag of dog feces.”

The Des Moins Register says the dog faeces are valued at $1.

Posted: 11th, April 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Watch window cleaners’ horrific ride at the top of China’s second tallest building

Two window cleaners are in the cradle at the top of China’s second tallest building. Outside the 91st floor of Shanghai’s World Financial Center it’s windy. Very windy.

Pass the bucket:

 

They walked away with only minor injuries.

Posted: 7th, April 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Police arrest Easter Bunny for distributing meth

meth easter bunny

A bad egg and its mule

 

One more reason to mistrust the Easter Bunny: Police in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, parade one Easter Bunny stuffed with $30,000 worth of meth.

If there was one holiday creation you’d suspect of drugs dealing, it would be the Easter Bunny.

 

Stuffed

Stuffed

 

Tahlequah Police Chief Nate King tells media:

 

“We’ve intercepted narcotics in the mail before. The Easter Bunny I thought was a strange touch. A hole was cut into the bottom of the rabbit and we found quite the surprise waiting inside. There were two condoms and meth stuffed inside the rabbit. It’s not the prize egg that we want in Tahlequah. We didn’t know who at the home would receive the meth or if they knew what they were receiving. We got a plain white van, drove to the residence and served an anticipatory warrant on the resident.”

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Posted: 5th, April 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Photos: leopard, lemurs, snakes and monkeys found in suitcase at Russian airport  

To Domodedovo Airport near Moscow, Russia, were officials have pulled over a woman returning from Indonesia via Qatar.She has failed to decalre the 55 different breeds of snake, 35 lizards, turtles, six lemurs, two monkeys, two baby crocodiles and a baby leopard. The animals were stuffed inside tiny boxes and plastic containers, and the snakes in cloth bags.

The traveller says she bought the animals for $200 an Indonesian market.

The two baby crocodiles were dead. The rest are in an animal shelter.

one bag

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Domodedovo Airport detained a passenger who is wheeling a suitcase Zoo

Via

Posted: 4th, April 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment


You’ll never believe what the child who only eats Petit-Filous is called

Emilie-Lea petit-filousThe Daily Mail’s story on the four-year-old girl who only eats yoghurt is a disappointment. The child from Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, will only eat strawberry Petit-Filous. She eats 30 pots of the stuff every day. If given any other make of yoghurt, she “bursts into tears”. She “becomes hysterical” when offered solid food.

All good stuff that other parents can judge, mock and sink their teeth into.

But our beef is with the Mail because the child who only eats cheesy yoghurts is called – get this – Emilie-Lea. Yeah, as in Dairy Lea. C,mon, Daily Mail, sort your headlines out:

 

Posted: 31st, March 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Police burning massive pile of marijuana get entire own stoned

weed Indonesia

 

There’s something in the air over Palmerah, a sub-district of West Jakarta. And that something is the smoke from a 3.3-ton heap of marijuana.

When masked police torched the seized mega-stash they didn’t bank on what the smoke would do to air quality. As the cloud drifted over the town, locals got a free blowback.

It turns out that you can dope an entire town without any need for mirrrors.

Spotters: reddit Males Banget

Posted: 28th, March 2015 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


Why panda bears are endangered (video)

So. Why are panda bears endangered? Here’s why:

SDpotter: @MichaelMoran

Posted: 27th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Kickstarter: polish a turd with the Poop ‘n Pull Potty trainer

Poop 'n Pull.

Best wash your hands before yanking that chain, kids

 

Mums and dads are invited to “turn your child’s potty training milestone into a fun, interactive and successful experience”.

But how can you polish a turd? Why, with Poop ‘n Pull. The Ultimate Potty Training Experience.

Heather & Josh Moffatt want to talk crap with you.

We want to use Kickstarter to help other parents share the incredible success we’ve seen with the Poop ‘n Pull Potty Training Experience.

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Posted: 25th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment


Indian villagers stage mass pooing against amendments to land acquisition bill

Inda poo protest

We shall be moved

 

Can you poo on demand? They can in Jharkhand, eastern India, where around 60 locals protesting the Narendra Modi government’s land reforms squatted and defecated on demand in front of the Barwadih office block.

They would “raise a stink about the bill.”
As they grunt in Jharkhland: ‘one out, all out…’

Posted: 22nd, March 2015 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


Sunderland man tricked into crime by burrowing Rampant Rabbit

Sunderland magistrates’ court calls David Hutchinson, 48. So.  Why ddi he have an unpaid for £35 Rampant Rabbit marital aide device in his pocket he left the Ann Summers store?

Prosecutor Lee Poppett puts it to him:

“This matter of theft dates back to February 9. On that occasion Mr Hutchinson attended Ann Summers…He paid for a number of items legitimately and left the store. It was later in the day that staff discovered a Rampant Rabbit sexual vibrator missing from its shelf.”

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Posted: 20th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Basketball player with sexually suggestive name sees it used over and over

 Guilherme Carabagiale Fuck
To Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, wher the local Medican Hat News has been reporting on Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s basketball player Guilherme Carabagiale Fuck.
Mr F is a Brazilian of German heritage.

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Posted: 20th, March 2015 | In: Sports, Strange But True | Comment


Dad straps child to motorbike and makes her go to school (photos)

dad india bike school arrested child

 

To India, where 40-year-old Bhagwat Singh has been spotted taking his daughter to school in Uttar Pradesh, India.

His youngest daughter wants to say at home. She has an exam and wants to skip school.  Having tried and failed to coax her to class with offers of sweets and gifts, Singh opts for force: he ties her to the back of his motorbike with ropes and goes on the school run.

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Posted: 19th, March 2015 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


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 they will catch the thief “because most adults don’t have that kind of Star Wars gear”.

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Posted: 19th, March 2015 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


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. And rather than sitting around doing nothing they have set about enlivening the barren landscape around Yeli Village in northeastern China.

 

blind man trees 6

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Posted: 18th, March 2015 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


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 more than DWB (Driving While Black), such as:

a) Having a huge ISIS flag surgically attached to your forehead

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Posted: 17th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1)


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 Impe and his wife Rexella have news to thrill.

 

Spotter: Christian Nightmares

Posted: 15th, March 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment


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


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 the really sad thing is that the police responded, racing over to the apartment block in Porto Recanati, on Italy’s eastern coast. The police searched the building and questioned residents. They then noted that the ISIS flag was a jacket that had been blown into the trees after being hung out to dry.

Posted: 13th, March 2015 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment