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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.

Other parents: dad arrested for throwing away hairy 19-year-old son’s Lego

To Florida, where Nicholas Melice, Sr., 46, is rowing with his son, Nicholas Jr., 19.

 

Lego parents

 

 

Mr. Melice Sr. (above) wants to throw away Mr. Melice Jr.’s Lego.

It gets heated. Police are called.

Both Mr. Melice …

Posted: 8th, October 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mother gets ‘keepsake’ vibrator stuck up her anus

Emma Phillips, Wallasey, Wirral, is the trainee teacher who got a large dildo stuck in her anus (?). This is no secret. Emma has not been exposed or outed in some way. She wants to tell us all about her …

Posted: 7th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Clowns arrested for crouching in woodland

To Kentucky, where Jonathan Martin, 20, has been arrested and charged with wearing a mask in a public place and disorderly conduct. Martin’s crime was to dress up as a clown. Police found him at 1:00am dressed in “full clown

Posted: 25th, September 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shoplifting family raid sweet shop

In today’s Other Parents news we go Linzi Marie Cake Supplies and Confectionary in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, where a family are robbing the place.  The man is putting chocolate bars in his pockets. the woman is stuffing confectionary down her …

Posted: 23rd, September 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bacteria of the New York City subway: artist captures tiny life forms

Artist Craig Ward took sterilized sponges onto the New York sUbway system. He was looking for life invisible to the naked eye. He pressed the swabs into agar plates  and incubated them in his Brooklyn studio.

“Over the summer of …

Posted: 21st, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Iguanas on a plane: flights delayed by lizards that might not be there

The WestJet flight from Toronto to Vancouver was evacuated when someone said there were lizards loose on board.

Four iguanas were found in the bags of a passenger on a flight from Cuba to Toronto*. But by the time customs …

Posted: 19th, September 2016 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ethiopian shepherd transports two sheep on his bicycle (video)

In this video, an Ethiopian shepherd transports two sheep. Notes below the video tell us the “shepherd moves a couple of his animals across Bahir Dar in Amahara State”.

 

So much for Olympic cyclists going round and round and …

Posted: 16th, September 2016 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘The Ginger Twat Called Angus’ and other people on a South London pub’s banned list

The Half Moon pub in London’s Herne Hill has banned the following people. Santero tweeted the list, says“… it’s like a Guy Ritchie casting call.” I have to agree.

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Posted: 13th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Theresa May‘s meritocracy the useless work for Somerset council

This question is filed in today’s Daily Telegraph: “In Theresa May‘s meritocracy, what will become of the stupid and useless?”

Answer: they will work co the council.

 

fail spelling

 

Plus ca change.…

Posted: 12th, September 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman arrested for stealing policeman’s French fry

Once upon a time, a policeman might have laughed it off. Now they are humourless and supremely territorial about their food. So when a woman took three chips from a copper’s plate at Washington’s Italian Pizza Kitchen, he arrested her …

Posted: 11th, September 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


What happened when ‘four big guys’ lifted a woman’s car into parking bay

To Fremantle, Western Australia,where Sally is outraged. She’s received a parking fine for not parking within the white lines. She posts a picture of her car with a front tyre barely an inch over the line. Sally says the ticket …

Posted: 10th, September 2016 | In: Money, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Seven-year-old boy’s pet lion goes missing

To Russian, where a seven-year-old boy is looking for his lost cat. It’s a big cat. It’s a lion, albeit a cub.

Happily, a local in the city of Ufa spotted the lion and managed to tie it to a …

Posted: 10th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


IKEA balls: customer who said he got testicles caught in stool comes clean

When news broke that Claus Jorstad had got a testicle trapped in an IKEA stool, he laughed. “Haha, part of the story is a lie,” he tells Altaposten. “What is true and less true I won’t go into here.”…

Posted: 8th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


IKEA customer gets his testicles trapped in MARIUS

Claus Jørstad of Alta, Norway got his testicle trapped in a MARIUS Stool from IKEA. We mention the product’s name so that any masochists know which one to go for.

 

 

Claus was seated on his stool in the …

Posted: 7th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The incredible insect highway over your heads

The air is alive with insects. The wasp you saw was nothing. In the troposphere, there are billions of insects riding over your head. Take a look:

 

Posted: 5th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch a weird Roll Cloud float over Chicago

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Amy King was on the lakefront in Chicago to record this video of a cloud rolling in.

Meteorologist Cheryl Scott explains:

What is a Roll Cloud and how does it form? It’s a low, horizontal, tube-shaped cloud. It is

Posted: 1st, September 2016 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman cleans her ear with her very long tongue (video)

Gerkary Bracho has a very long tongue. Or maybe she has an average-sized tongue in a very small head?

huge tongue

Posted: 1st, September 2016 | In: Gifs, Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man who spotted The Beast of Dartmoor sketched it because he had no camera

“I memorised what it looked like and as soon as I got home I started drawing it.,” says Steve Swatton, 60, who saw the Beast of Dartmoor in a Plymouth field. “I used to be quite good at sketching …

Posted: 1st, September 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


University of Iowa’s Athletics mascot Herky the Hawk lacks motional depth

Is the University of Iowa’s Athletics mascot, Herky the Hawk, a little lacking in emotional depth?

 

 

“I believe incoming students should be met with welcoming, nurturing, calm, accepting and happy messages,” Resmiye Oral, a clinical professor of …

Posted: 30th, August 2016 | In: News, Sports, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Somerset police seek man who urinated in River

The search goes on for who urinated into the River Cale at Wincanton, Somerset. PCSO Janet Sparkes addressed a meeting of Wincanton Town Council: “Members of public have made us aware of adult drinkers in the skate park. “Also a …

Posted: 26th, August 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


God tells man to carry a huge cross up Mount Snowdon

The Rio Olympics legacy has not inspired a man from Llandysul in Ceredigion, Wales, to recreate his own version of the Brazilian looming statue of Christ the Redeemer. God has.

 

 

Emyr Mathias stys God told him to carry …

Posted: 26th, August 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man who unlawfully cut down neighbour’s tree caused it to destroy his own home

To Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, where Raymond Mazzarella is upset that sap from a neighbour’s tree is damaging his car. He picks up a chainsaw, cuts down the tree and sees it come down… right on top of his own home.…

Posted: 26th, August 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man accused of groping women goes free because women’s breasts were ‘gigantic’

He did not touch the breasts. The breasts touched him.

Swedish police investigator reportedly dropped a sexual assault charge because the two alleged victims had “gigantic breasts”. Two women reported a professional ice hockey player to police after he allegedly

Posted: 25th, August 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Forgers walks free from court after fake lawyer presented bogus documents

New from India’s Mumbai Mirror. The language is as lovely as the story. The duplicitous talents of these guys who made false passports and government documents makes the news.

Two men, who worked in tandem faking government documents and

Posted: 23rd, August 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Beer made from yeast swabbed from Roald Dahl’s chair

What did Roald Dahl taste of? We can soon find out becsaue the 40FT Brewery, in Dalston, north east London, and Bompas and Parr are creating Mr Twit’s Odious Ale. You don’t have to be Twit to buy the …

Posted: 22nd, August 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0