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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.

Man Finds Jesus In Block Of Wood

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WHEN Robert Hamilton spotted this mark in the wood at at home in Evergreen, Colorado, he recognised the image at once. It was…
a) Lemmy
B) A Hairy Biker
C) King Charles II … READ ON

Posted: 8th, December 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Freddy Is The World’s Greatest Grape Tosser Into A Belgian’s Open Mouth

ANORAK loves a world record, the more specious the better. So, we like Joris (George) Goens, 53, the town-crier of Furnes, breaking the world record for ‘grape catching with the mouth in three minutes’. He caught 223 grapes. That he … READ ON

Posted: 8th, December 2013 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


East Sussex Breeding Sloths Are Both Males

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THE sloths at Drusillas Park , Alfriston, East Sussex, have yet to breed. Sofia and male Tupee were introduced in 2011. And still nothing. What could be wrong? Well, it turns out that Sophia is male.… READ ON

Posted: 7th, December 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Waved Exposed Chopper Like A Helicopter

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TO Indianapolis , where Shawn Harvell, 34, who is said to have menaced two women  by exposing his ‘chopper’ and “swinging it about in a rotary helicopter motion”.  He also held a gun.

Harvell told police he and the … READ ON

Posted: 7th, December 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nigerian Prostitute Kills With Her ‘Poisoned Minge’

TO Nigeria, where ‘Victim Six has been Killed by Hooker’s Poisoned Minge”:

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 … READ ON

Posted: 6th, December 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nottingham Man Buys Photo Of XBox One For £450

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WHEN Peter Clatworthy saw a photo of anXBox One console on eBay, he wanted it. He handed over £450 plug £8 packaging.  The 19-year-old student, of Bilborough, Nottingham, wanted the device for his four-year-old son, McKenzie. But he got … READ ON

Posted: 6th, December 2013 | In: Strange But True, Technology, The Consumer | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Council Snatched Pet Dogs As Owner Sat On The Toilet

 

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“I WAS running and thought `oh my goodness’ I really need the toilet’,”said Patricia Abel, a 28-year-old out for a job on the Darwin foreshore. “I’ve been unwell and had a funny tummy, probably because of changing … READ ON

Posted: 6th, December 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Penguin Ate My Camera

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Posted: 5th, December 2013 | In: Strange But True, Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Goblin Found In Prophet’s Satchel

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TO  Harare, Zimbabwe, where prophet Honest Mafa, 24, of Budiriro high-density suburb has been pulled over by police.

A search of Mafa’s satchel revealed an item “suspected to be a goblin. According to eyewitnesses, the creature had a human like … READ ON

Posted: 4th, December 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Newport Man Gets Toilet Roll Holder Stuck Up His Bum

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TO Newport, South Wales, where a man has got a toilet roll holder stuck up his bottom.

He calls the fire brigade.… READ ON

Posted: 3rd, December 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Stabs Fellow Diner In Row Over Table Settings

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IN a scene that could be from Downton Abbey After Dark, Edward William Bright of the Richland County, South Carolina Bright, and another man are debating the crockery.… READ ON

Posted: 3rd, December 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Animals Stuck In Patio Furniture: The Cow In The Chair

ANIMALS In Patio Furniture Watch: The Australian cow with its head stuck in a plastic chair. It’s apparent that patio furniture is not well designed for cattle.
Birds get entire houses made for them. But cows are ignored. It might … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, December 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Arrested For Giving Away $1000

TO Minnesota, where the rain is made of currency. Serge Vorobyov has emptied $1,000 over the Mall of America in Bloomington. Vorobyov just wants to do something nice for people. And then the mall security staff arrested him.
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Posted: 2nd, December 2013 | In: Money, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chap Does To Banks What They Do To You

NICELY done:

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 … READ ON

Posted: 30th, November 2013 | In: Money, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Norway’s Vertical Cemetery Offers A Cracking View Of The Dead

 

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WHEN you die , you will ascend. You will rise up in Martin McSherry’s vertical cemetery. The Royal Danish School of Architecture students has showcased his design at the Oslo conference for Nordic cemeteries. His work has been  … READ ON

Posted: 30th, November 2013 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dandelion Grows In Child’s Ear (Photo)

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THE above photograph is of a dandelion growing in the ear of a 16-month-old Chinese girl . The roots were embedded in her ear canal.
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Posted: 30th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Oxfordshire British Gas Protestors Unfurl Banner Demanding ”Justice For JUPMERS’

OUTSIDE the British Gas headquarters in Cowley, Oxfordshire, campaigners for lower energy price protestors have unfurled a banner: “JUSTICE FOR JUPMERS.”

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Posted: 29th, November 2013 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Christian Pastor David Benoit Impersonates A Rock ‘n’ Roll Burns Victim

CHRISTIAN David Benoit Exposes Occultic Tendencies in Rock Music. He tells us that rock ‘n’ rolls is about ‘Buttons’. He tells us that he once met a burns victim. And  – hallelujah – his nauseating flesh was the best thing … READ ON

Posted: 28th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman Hid In Car Boot To Escape Drink Driving Charge

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THE car crashed into a wall in Bad Kreuznach, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany, attracted police attention. What they failed to noticed that the car’s owner was in the boot – the 30-year-old had curled up to sleep off the demon drink

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Posted: 28th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0