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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.

A Peek Inside Belgium’s Hotel Shaped Like An Anus

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BELGIUM has given the world chips and mayonnaise, Poirot and bakelite. Add to that is the Hotel Casanus, a hotel shaped like an anus.

“On a small island nestled between Antwerp and Ghent in Flanders, Belgium lies what could be

Posted: 18th, February 2014 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Poo-Phoria: Huge Hairy Orgasmic Pooh Found In East Kilbride Sewer

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THAT’S a huge pooh down the toilet in Scotland. It’s a massive Winnie the Pooh teddy found lurking in Scotland’s sewers last year. Other items found:

Fax machine
Bicycle
Snake

Posted: 18th, February 2014 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


With The Serpent Handlers Of America’s Pentecostal South: Photos of A Gruesome Death By God’s Sweet Love

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PASTOR of the day is snake handler Jamie Coots from Middlesboro, Kentucky. Last Saturday night he was bitten by a snake and died. Pastor Coots, who preached at the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name church in Middlesboro, held …

Posted: 17th, February 2014 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman’s Buttocks Burnt By Exploding Toilet

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TO Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, where a woman has been badly burnt by an exploding toilet. The a methane gas explosion caused by the lack of ventilation and dirt of a Barcelona bar toilet. When the woman sat down …

Posted: 16th, February 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Meet Donny Reagan, America’s Most Racist Pastor?

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SAY ‘Jesus Christ’ to Donny Reagan of the Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ in Johnson City, Tennessee. The American Jesus blog think he could be the most racist preacher in the USA.

What we learn about Brother Reagan …

Posted: 15th, February 2014 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jesus Called: The Hotline To Heaven Grave Tribute

JESUS called…

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Posted: 15th, February 2014 | In: Photojournalism, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 1856 Guano Islands Act Gives Americans The Right To Claim Bird Poo Covered Rocks For Their Own

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CAN the USA expand its borders and influence by means other than guns and burgers? Yes. It just needs to find the bid poo. As the 1856 Guano Islands Act tells intrepid explorers:

Whenever any citizen of the United States

Posted: 14th, February 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jesus, Darth Vader And Superman Witness Hollywood Smash And Grab

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“I LOVE Jesus,” declared the man smashing in the window on an LAPD patrol car parked in Hollywood. He then steals the laptop inside. Not too far away a man dressed as Darth Vader looks on.…

Posted: 13th, February 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Devon Woman Who Hated His Fiancee Cancelled Brother’s Wedding

 

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TO Plymouth, Devon, where Ann Duffy, of Plymouth, is in the dock. The court hears that Duffy cancelled her brother’ wedding because she did not like his choice of wife. Duffy, 50, called Plymouth Register Office pretending to …

Posted: 13th, February 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jersey Tourists Ride Double Decker Bus To Peek Into Woman’s Garden

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SHARON Lovett, of St Brelade, Jersey, says ever since the double-decker buses were introduced in 2010 people on the top deck have been peering over her garden wall to see her relaxing in the her swimming pool. She say the …

Posted: 12th, February 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Banana Carrying AK47 Arrested For Soliciting In Texas

GOLF is so very popular because there is always a golf sale on. It’s a bargain too good to resist for many of us who spot men holding signs advertising “GOLF SALE’ and a large arrow pointing towards a shop. …

Posted: 10th, February 2014 | In: News, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Turns His Back Into A Living Geopolitical Atlas

BILL Passman has a tattooed outline of the world on his back. Every time he visits a country he gets that part coloured in.  Most recently, he’s visited Russia. The whole land mass was inked a brownish red. But did …

Posted: 8th, February 2014 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Swansea Woman Shatters World Cardigan Wearing Record

LOCAL News: Swansea’s Pam Hopkins is “still wearing the same cardigan after 54 years – and she says it’s never lost a button”.

 

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She beats the previous records:

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Pam Hopkins is still wearing the same cardigan after 54 years - and she says it's never lost a button  Read more: http://www.southwales-eveningpost.co.uk/Cardigan-worn-54-years/story-20550604-detail/story.html#ixzz2sOSO8Y11

 

Spotter: @TheMediaTweets

Posted: 4th, February 2014 | In: Fashion, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Sinkhole Swallowing Your Car In High Wycombe Is Another Thing To Worry About

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PHIL Conran looked out of a window from his home, in Main Road, Walter’s Ash, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, after a 30ft-deep sinkhole opened up in the driveway yesterday and swallowed his car.…

Posted: 3rd, February 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Attempts Coitus With Shop Mannequin: Jordan Washing Hair

IS Nothing Safe – issue 439c: a thief has been caught attempting coitus with a shop mannequin at a retail park in Brazil. The doll fancier was arrested when he returned to the mall, perhaps to see if he could …

Posted: 3rd, February 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Who Is The Cleethorpes And Grimsby Kebab Bandit?

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TO Grimsby and Cleethorpes in north east Lincolnshire, where the hunt is on for the Pizza Bandit, who lurks in takeaways listening to phone orders before delivering empty boxes and pocketing the cash.

Hollie Belton, 27, of Grimsby, had ordered …

Posted: 3rd, February 2014 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Eiffel Tower Nose Jobs Help Chinese Score Jobs In Paris

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“WE are influenced by the beauty of Eiffel Tower, we are not content to just add something to the nose, we reconstruct it,” says surgeon Wang Xuming.…

Posted: 3rd, February 2014 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Buried Riding His Harley-Davidson Motorcycle – Photos

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BILL Standley of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, has died. He was 84. He’s been laid to rest in a plexiglass / wood coffin while “riding” his 1967 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He is , for safety’s sake, wearing a leather jacket, boots and helmet.…

Posted: 1st, February 2014 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shopper Uses Death Threat Card To Rob Hallmark Shop

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WHAT does it say in the card you received? Something about roses being red, honey sweet, or is there a teddy holding a simple heart on a red balloon?  

At a Hallmark card shop in Philadelphia, a man is showing …

Posted: 1st, February 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Arrested For Eating 15 Adopted Cats

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To Brianza, a province in northern Italy, where a man has been arrested for adopting cats from a refuge centre and eating them. The man is no heathen: he first skinned and cooked the cats. …

Posted: 29th, January 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comments (9) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman Changes Name To Sexy Crabtree

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RANEA Crabtree of Pataskala, Ohio, is a keen follower of nominative determinism, the idea that your surname can shape your destiny.

Ranea is not her actual first name. It’s not the one her parents gave her. They called her …

Posted: 29th, January 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Give Back My Kidney: Devon Woman Wants Estranged Husband To Return Her Donated Organ

THE People report on “Caring Samantha Lamb”, 41, of Ivybridge, Devon, who gave one of her kidney’s to ailing husband Andy, 45. The People says it saved his life. She says after the transplant he had an affair. He says …

Posted: 26th, January 2014 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0