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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.

McDonald’s Terminates Worker Who Put Free Swastika In Woman’s Chicken Sandwich

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LUCKY Charleigh Matice found a Swastika in  her McDonald’s chicken sandwich, bought at a brand in Morehead City, North Carolina.

Eat yer heart out, Hamburglar. This is the surprise gift that will get the kids flocking to the store.

But Charleigh was upset by the free extra. She says her grandfather fought for the Allies World War II. It’s not what he would have wanted.

McDonald’s is swift to punish:

“We are very sorry for the service that our customers received, and to be clear we have terminated the employee who was involved. We do not tolerate that kind of behavior at McDonald’s, and it’s not what we stand for personally as owners. It is about providing the best level of service and care to our customers, and anything less than that is unacceptable to us.”

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Posted: 12th, August 2014 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment

E-Fit Of The Day: Essex Police Seek Man With Unforgettable Hair



E-fit of the day: A 19-year-old man has been arrested after a 56-year-old man suffered “potentially life-changing” injuries when a noxious chemical was thrown over him on Bramble Road in Witham, Essex, on Friday.

Essex Police said the e-fit demonstrated a “strong likeness” to one of the two attackers

Spoter: BBC


Posted: 11th, August 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Is Nothing Safe: Man Arrested For Sex With Woman’s Driveway

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IS Nothing Safe?

A man in Texas has been arrested and accused of humping a woman’s driveway.  David Micheal Gray, 41, has been charged with public lewdness. Court documents state that on Tuesday evening a woman pulled into the driveway of her Harris County home when Gray walked up to her and asked her for a lighter.

She told him she didn’t have one and he walked away. After she went in her house, she told police she saw Gray “thrusting and humping” her driveway.

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Posted: 10th, August 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comments (4)

Topless Nun Missing In Nottinghamshire



HAVE you seen The “Cupcake, Vicar?” scarecrow, or “Sister Mary”, winner of the second prize in the Caythorpe, , screcrow contest?

Julia Cons’ creation is missing, presumed stolen. Says Julia:

“I couldn’t believe somebody has stolen her but I’m trying to keep some perspective on it. She’s been a bit of entertainment in the village and they [the culprits] have spoilt that and ruined it for other people.”

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Posted: 10th, August 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Look At The 232 Teeth Medics Pulled From A Teenager’s Mouth



ON the bright side, Ashik Gavai, 17, from Buldhana, India, has no ambition to be a reality TV star or song-contest judge? Had he wanted those showbiz dreams, cosmetic dentists at LA’s Nip ‘n’ Tuck surgeries would have been bleaching each of his 232 extra teeth, not pulling them out.

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Posted: 25th, July 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

You’ll Never Believe How Much Booty A Prison Visitor Stored Up His Anus


To Brazil,where  35-year-old André Silva de Jesus has been found in possession of contraband. Following a search at a prison in Ribeirao das Neves, Greater Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Silva was found with a variety of household goods stashed up his bum:

2 mobile phones, two batteries, pliers, two drills, eight pieces of a hacksaw, five nails and three Sim cards.

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Posted: 25th, July 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comments (2)

Bride Ties Month-Old Baby To Dress And Drags Her Down the Aisle To Please Jesus



THE bride explains why she tied her young baby to her wedding dress:

“Our 1 month old was awake and well secured on my train. Most important while yall got ya feelings in us we had our hearts in Christ which covers all!! So keep ya mouths running for it was just that Exclusive and Epic enough we made top blog way from small town Ripley, TN and the social media doing what they do, TALK!!!!”

What with the cost of child minding, it’s what Jesus wanted…

Posted: 20th, July 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Woman Fails Driving Test 110 Times

License At 81


…AND she’s not even got to the practical part yet, where what she’s been told is 6 inches causes problems. This is really quite amazing, this lady has managed to fail the driving theory test 110 times:

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Posted: 14th, July 2014 | In: Money, Strange But True | Comment

Woman Finds ‘God’ Miracle In Her Curls




KRISTIN Kissee, a cancer survivor, saw ‘God’ in hair. Says the Missouri woman who saw the word ‘GOD’ in her forelocks:

“I was feeling overwhelmed having to adjust to life with a newborn and a 3-year-old with autism, along with the anticipation of my latest scan results…so I prayed for strength and peace. I was overcome with feelings of joy and serenity. I cried. God answered my prayers.”

Patheos spots something else:

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Posted: 13th, July 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1)

Flippers And Faps: The Dark Side of Dolphins

Flippers and faps: the dark side of dolphins


THINK of dolphins and you might think of Fred Neil’s beautiful, poignant song of that name, performed here, in one of his many versions, by the late Tim Buckley…



Or – if you are of a certain age – you might be transported with warm fuzzy memories of Porter Ricks and his marine mammalian mate Flipper: ‘No-one you see is smarter than he…’


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Posted: 12th, July 2014 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment (1)

This Is The World’s Fluffiest Rabbit

THE World’s fluffiest rabbit is owned by Betty Chu:






Spotter: BB

Posted: 8th, July 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Watch What A Drop Of Viper Venom Does To Human Blood




EVER wonder what snake’s venom does to human blood?

It’s estimated that snakes bite around 5.5 million people every year, leading to 400,000 amputations, and up to 125,000 deaths.

India suffers more than any other nation. The country is home to the wold’s largest venemous snake, the terrifying King Cobra. Gowing up to 18-feet, this snake contsins enough venoms to kill 20 people. But it rarely does. It lives in dense jungle and forest, where people rarely visit.

More prolific are the Indian cobra  (Naja naja),  saw scaled viper (Echis carinatus) and common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) and Daboia russeliiviper (Russell’s Viper). They live around humans, eating the rats that feast on waste.

Most people are bitten when they step on a snake. Poor lighting and a lack of shoes make for a dangerous environment in snake territory.

So. Want to see what a drop of Russell’s Viper vemon does to human blood:




Photo – revenge: U.S. Marine Sgt. Joseph Riley of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, bites a snake’s tale after sucking snake blood during a jungle survival training at the 2009 Cobra Gold military exercise in Chonburi province, southeastern Thailand Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009. The two-week annual joint exercise involving nearly 12,000 soldiers from Thailand, the United States, Singapore, Japan, and Indonesia, taking part in land, sea and air drill, is considered the largest military operations in the Southeast Asia region. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)


Posted: 5th, July 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Other Parents: Dad Left 11-year-old Daughter Home Alone With Loaded Gun While He Got Head Tattoo

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OTHER Parents presents John Ruiz, 41, who left his 11-year-old daughter home alone with a loaded weapon while he nipped out to get a head tattoo.

Some one spotted the child with the pistol as she leaned out of a window at the family’s home in northeast Albuquerque. They called the police, who arrested dad.

Ruiz said he leaves the loaded pistol with th echild in case anyone breaks in while he’s out. It’s a foolproof plan. But in case she thinks about walking about outside with the loaded gun, he issues her with strict instructions not to. But she has disobeyed him in the past. Kids, eh. What can you do?

Police duly charge Ruiz with endangering a child’s life or health. The girl is still in his custody and the Children, Youth and Families Department is investigating the case.

As for the ink, we can’t read the tattoo on his head, but it’s most likely a reference to his nickname: DICK.

Posted: 4th, July 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Hessy Taft: The Perfect Nazi Baby Was Actually A Jew

Hessy Taft


THIS is the most lovely story about a prank that was played upon the Nazis back in the 1930s. They had a countrywide competition to find which baby was the most perfect example of the Aryan race, you know, those with the right blood that were going to inherit the continent. All a bit creepy of course but then that’s the sort of thing that they used to do.

So, they have this competition and Goebbels himself picked out the final winner. Who was, in fact, a Jew, although no one told anyone that at the time. Fortunately she survived the war and the Holocaust and has now been able to reveal all to the world:

When Hessy Taft was six months old, she was a poster child for the Nazis. Her photograph was chosen as the image of the ideal Aryan baby, and distributed in party propaganda. But what the Nazis didn’t know was that their perfect baby was really Jewish.

“I can laugh about it now,” the 80-year-old Professor Taft told Germany’s Bild newspaper in an interview. “But if the Nazis had known who I really was, I wouldn’t be alive.”

Prof Taft recently presented the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Israel with a Nazi magazine featuring her baby photograph on the front cover, and told the story of how she became an unlikely poster child for the Third Reich.

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Posted: 2nd, July 2014 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comments (2)

Swedish Man Enjoys Cold Comfort Of Having 63 Names



SAY, hello to Kim-Jong Sexy Glorious Beast Divine Dick Father Lovely Iron Man Even Unique Poh Un Winn Charlie Ghora Khaos Mehan Hansa Kimmy Humbero Uno Master Over Dance Shake Bouti Bepop Rocksteady Shredder Kung Ulf Road House Gilgamesh Flap Guy Theo Arse Hole Im Yoda Funky Boy Slam Duck Chuck Jorma Jukka Pekka Ryan Super Air Ooy Rusell Salvador Alfons Molgan Akta Papa Long Nameh.

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Posted: 2nd, July 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Man Arrested For Using ‘Non-Disney Words’

CRIME REPORT: Blotter: The police log of Stow police in Massachusettsrecords teh arrest of a man for using ‘Non Disney words”:


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Good old, Diseny. Here’s the wholesome story of Mickey Mouse selling amphetamines. The murderous swine

Posted: 30th, June 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Illionois Journalism School Misspelled Own Name On Diplomas

GRADUATES of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, received this certificate from the fabled Illinois school:
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Did you notice the missing ‘n’ in “ITEGRATED”?
If you did, you’re overqualified for a career in journalism.

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Posted: 26th, June 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

22 Firefighters Perform C-Section On Man Stuck Inside Huge Vagina

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FOR one American student, the huge marble vulva at Germany’s University Institute of Microbiology was an invitation not to be passed up.

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Posted: 23rd, June 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

World’s Ugliest Dog 2014 Might Be Cheating




IS it cheating that the 2014 World’s Ugliest Dog winner is not as nature intended? Peanut beat 24 other dogs to take top honours at the show in Petaluma, California. Peanut is a rescue dog with wounds from severe burns. His eyelids, lips and hair were seared off.

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Posted: 22nd, June 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Terrifying Quiz From 1987 Evangelical Book ‘How to Raise ‘Purfect’ Kids’

IN 1987, John Ray Bohlen taught parents how to raise children in his guide How to Raise ‘Purfect’ Kids. You can read more of his wisdom on the Great Commission Ministries Website.

He writes:

In this day when juvenile delinquency is rampant and broken homes are rife, here is a safe, sure, and sane —– guaruntee from God!!! Here are practical Kingdom principles on how to raise perfect children written by a couple who did!!!

In these pages, meet Joey, Kari, Dawn Joy, and Josh. They are fun loving, people loving and God loving! They are obediant, but creative; righteous but not religious; rrespectful, but not restrained.

John has yet to write a book on spelling, but he is massively popular (it says here):

John Bohlen is a person of unquestioned integrity who has dedicated his life to the fulfillment of the Great Commission. John’s message about “The King’s Greatest Secret” has blessed many throughout the United States, and his books are in great demand in Africa as well as in the United States.


Does it work? Well, look at his kids:

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Spotter: Christian Nightmares


Posted: 22nd, June 2014 | In: Books, Strange But True | Comment

Other Parents: Woman Branded Children To Identify Them As Hers

Kayla R. Oxenham


TO Port Charlotte, Florida, where Kayla R. Oxenham, 23, used a hot stick to brand her 5-year-old and 7-year-old children. She did this because to better identify the children as being hers.

Oxenham, who says she loves fire (note that her head resembles a match), works as a medical assistant.

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Posted: 21st, June 2014 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment

Man Becomes Human Pincushion After Slapping Porcupine He Thought WAs An Opossum

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ANTONIO Rodrigues Mororó, 50, from Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the Human Pincushion. His career as a sideshow freak began one night during a party at his home.

One of his son’s told him that his pregnant wife would not enter the house because there was an animal sitting on a wall by the front door.

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Posted: 18th, June 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Villains Hold Up Gun And Booze Store With Fake Gun

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THE GUN debate moves to El Cajon, California. It’s 2:15pm. Hiram’s Guns & Spirits is open for business – because guns and booze are the perfect bedfellows.

A man arrives. He points a gun-shaped object at the store workers.

Two accomplices, armed with hammers, smash the display cases and grab fistfuls of handguns.

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Posted: 18th, June 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Police Find Drugs Stash, Handgun But Not Jimmy Hoffa In Fat Man’s Rolls

biggie weed


HOW fat is Christopher Mitchell.

Why, he’s so fat that he can hide his stash of weed in his stomach rolls.

Mitchell’s hiding place was only discovered when police spotted the 450-lb, 5ft-6-inch high 42-year-old travelling in a car without a seatbelt on.

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Posted: 16th, June 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Petrol Drinking Dog Spreads House Fire

WHAT does you dog like to drink?




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Posted: 16th, June 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment