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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.

Burglar caught by DNA on the poo her left behind

Charles Marqull Williams

TO Oklahoma City , where burglar Charles Marqull Williams, 20, is at the Oklahoma County District Court.

On January 23 of last year, Williams broke into a home and made off with all manner of loot. And he would have …

Posted: 5th, October 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lover attempts to send phone by carrier pigeon to jailed boyfriend

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TO Brazil, where Cristielli Mansa, 21, used a pigeon to transport a mobile phone to her lover, Wagner Machado Rodrigues, 19, who had been imprisoned for drug trafficking.…

Posted: 4th, October 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Local News in Somerset: pickle lorry crashed near Cheddar

LOCAL news special: Somerset edition:

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No-one ended up brown bread.

More here……

Posted: 3rd, October 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dinosaur erotica exists: fiction for readers aroused by bad teeth and scaly skin

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EXHAUSTED by My Little Pony fan fiction erotica, we’ve moved on to read the Velociraptor’s Nest. Yep. Dinosaur erotica is exists.

Azog stood, back to the wall, clad only in damp buckskins, waiting for the beast to slash

Posted: 3rd, October 2013 | In: Books, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Criminal record for London shopper who mistook an avocado for loose onions

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SELF-scanning dodge of the day: the man who classed all his shopping as “loose onions” at the self-service checkout in Sainsbury’s.

City recruitment consultant Nicholas Long, 25, classed his food as “loose onions” 20 times in the space of just …

Posted: 2nd, October 2013 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Women threw unidentified roast and urine at each other

Johnesha Benford and Tamaria Sterling
JOHNESHA Benford (above left) was making a roast on Sunday morning when she heard a knock at the door of her Nashville, Tennessee, home. She told police that she grabbed her roast before answering. Opening the door she saw …

Posted: 2nd, October 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Baby gives birth to its own twin (video)

Xiao FengWANNA puke? Well, doctors in China discovered a two-year-old boy who was carrying an undeveloped foetus inside his stomach. Yes, really.

Xiao Feng had to undergo an operation to ‘give birth’ to his own parasitic twin.…

Posted: 1st, October 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


So. I found mum’s high school year book

IS this what mum kept her high-school year book in the sock drawer?

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Posted: 1st, October 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


No Cat is Anorak’s talking cat of the day

TALKING cat of the day is No Cat:

Posted: 1st, October 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Step-father and adult step-daughter arrested for incest have never been to Motherwell

Kelcey Nicholas

IS is legal to have sex with your step-father? We mean consensual adult sex, not abuse.

Authorities in Nicholas County, West Virginia, say that it isn’t. They’ve charged a step-father and his step-daughter with incest. The suspects are not …

Posted: 1st, October 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Motorists fail to mow down 7-foot-tall gingerbread man hanging around schools

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IF you saw a 7-foot-tall gingerbread man crossing the road ahead of you would you stop? Or would you put your foot down?

Police in Moreno Valley, California, thought it a test of a driver’s care on the road to …

Posted: 29th, September 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Computer blessing: priest dispenses God’s grace on iPads and even Nokia phones

TODAY Gil Florini, parish priest of Saint Pierre D’Arene church in Nice, southeastern France, blessed mobiles phones and computers during a Mass to celebrate St Gabriel, the archangel of transmissions. In the past Gil Florini has enabled the blessing of …

Posted: 28th, September 2013 | In: Strange But True, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Saudi Sheikh says women who drive suffer from a ‘rolled up pelvis’ and stupid children

Sheikh Salah al-Luhaydan

ENLIGHTENED man of the day is Sheikh Salah al-Luhaydan, a self-billed psychologist:

“Driving could have a reverse physiological impact. Physiological science and functional medicine studied this side and found that it automatically affects ovaries and rolls up the pelvis. This

Posted: 28th, September 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jesus found on Norwegian salmon to tour Sweden with Demis Roussos

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GET a load of that divine figure found on the belly of a Norwegian salmon fished out of Swedish waters.

Posted: 27th, September 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rat used to feed snakes nurses baby squirrels found in vacuum cleaner

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WHEN Tanya Durante-Rider from Vancouver, Washington, found three baby squirrels in her vacuum cleaner, she did not wonder how often she tidied the house. She just picked up the baby rodents and tried to bottle feed them. She says:

“I

Posted: 27th, September 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Who stole Willie’s Nelson stuffed armadillo?

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WHO stole wIllie Nelson’s stuffed armadillo, Ol’Dillo, from the sound desk stage at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York last Thursday?
Ol’Dillo is cared for by Aaron Foye, who for the past three years has sat the stuffed …

Posted: 26th, September 2013 | In: Music, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Doctors grow nose on man’s forehead

TO China, where Xiaolian, 22, has had his new nose grown on his forehead ahead of transplant surgery.

His original nose suffered irreparable damage in an accident.

His new nose was created by contorting his forehead skin into a nose

Posted: 25th, September 2013 | In: Strange But True, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Deathwise child rides plastic tricycle down busy motorway

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DRIVERS will know that, when you’re behind the wheel, you have to stay alert. Cats run into the road, cyclists weave in-and-out of traffic and weird accidents can happen.

However, in Brazil, motorists got the shock of their lives as …

Posted: 25th, September 2013 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pig gets drunk on 18 beers and ends up in a fight with cow

WE’VE all been there. We’ve had a bit too much to drink and ended up getting into a bit of bother as our brains stop talking to our bodies, but our limbs and mouths continue apace.

Well, this isn’t just …

Posted: 24th, September 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cumbria’s Tommy Mattinson is the World Gurning Champion for the 15th year running

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AS Sharon Osbourne has taught us, one expression can get you a long way in showbiz. So it is for Cumbria’s Tommy Mattinson, who is the World Gurning Champion for the 15th year running.

Posted: 24th, September 2013 | In: Royal Family, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shoplifter caught out by his pet dog

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DARWIN calls William Cochrane, 28, who celebrated his birthday by nicking an iPod and speakers from Asda in Inverness.

Off he ran with his booty. And he would have gotten away with it, too, had it not been for one …

Posted: 24th, September 2013 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Palestinian tortures Jewish mouse that ate his wages (photo)

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A PALESTINIAN man living in Gaza was so annoyed a mouse had eaten his wages that he strung up the wee beastie. He suspended the animal by its limbs. He then took the creature’s picture and posted it on Facebook, …

Posted: 24th, September 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0