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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.

Helsinki Airport: ‘Feel Yourself At Home’

TO Helsinki Airport, where passengers are advised ‘Feel Yourself At Home’. Task, those Northern Europeans

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Posted: 21st, November 2013 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arrested Man With No Teeth Laughs At Question ‘Do you have dental problems?’

SO. DO you have any dental problems? No. Not any more. Not since I lost all my teeth.

The fun

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Posted: 21st, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brutal Take-Down of a Shoplifter: We Have A No Stealing Pow-licy

ONE way to deal with shoplifters…

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Posted: 21st, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Australian MP Gary Gray Eats His Own Hair

AUSTRALIAN MP and Opposition spokesman for resources  – get this Gary Gray (the man’s name is a master of efficiency both in government and Scrabble) has

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Posted: 21st, November 2013 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Medics Remove Family Photo Stitched Inside A Live Chicken

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TO South Florida,where Miami-Dade County Animal Services have found a photograph protruding from the chest of a chicken called Trooper. Katha Sheehan, who looked after the bird at her Florida City

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Posted: 21st, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


London Hipperdrome Wants Dwarf Doormen For New Tiny Entrance

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ARE you an angry dwarf who enjoys to look down on people? If you answered ‘yes’ and ‘yes’, then the Hippodrome Casino in London wants you. The venue is looking for door dwarfs. An advert says:

“The Hippodrome is seeking

Posted: 20th, November 2013 | In: Money, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


London’s Fake Houses: The Leinster Gardens Fronts

SHOULD anyone offer you a quick deal on 23 and 24 Leinster Gardens, you’d be wise to ask them for a peek inside. Sure, it’s cheap and you must buy it now, but the

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Posted: 19th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dubai Officer In Court Over ‘Indecent’ Handshake

 

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“THREE years ago, a new director was appointed the branch’s director and the suspect was his deputy, says a 30-year-old foreman at the Dubai Misdemeanour Court. “I was on friendly terms with both men. Last year the suspect

Posted: 19th, November 2013 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police Seek The Skegness Dog Poo Rubber?

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OUTSIDE the Hildreds Centre in Skegness, Lincolnshire, a man has told a woman she has trodden in a dog poo.  He then attempts to rub her leg

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Posted: 19th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Parents Made Child Wear ‘I Am A Liar Sign’

kid wearing "I AM A LIAR" sign.

 

Spotter: Other Parents

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Posted: 18th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


India: Bride Marries ‘Relative’ After Groom Vanishes

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PATIENCE, men looking for a wife. You just need to be at a lot of weddings. And wait.  In India, a wedding guest has stepped in to marry a jilted bride.

The 30-year-old man

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Posted: 18th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Husband Stabbed By Wife Run Over Twice On Way To Doctor

drunk driver TO Manitoba in Canada, to hear Lois Cook, 39, plead guilty on Friday to manslaughter for the death of her common-law husband Dave Hudson, 32 on May 31, 2010.

It was a party for   Treaty Days , when the couple

Posted: 18th, November 2013 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dave’s Killer Bread Founder Smashes A Life-Sized Cutout Of Himself And Goes Bonkers

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“HE went into the store and he smashed a life-sized cutout of himself because he’s the symbol of a brand,” says the witness

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Posted: 17th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Wanted Man Photo: Man Without Crossed Eyes For Stabbing

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WE interrupt this message to bring you a request form the Oregon State Police. Preston Sweaney, 23, is wanted in connection with a stabbing of one Nathanial Sweaney, 21,

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Posted: 17th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Russian Tree Cutters Just Fail To Kill Passing Woman (Video)

TO Kirova Street, Satatov, Russia, where a gang of assassins are trying to kill a

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Posted: 17th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United: There’s A Mouse On The Pitch (Photos)

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READER Ian Speight was unimpressed by our photograph of a mouse on the Old Trafford Manchester Untied pitch as the Red Devils played Arsenal earlier this month. He wrote:

Old Story Guys. Utd have a History of Mice Invasions. 

Posted: 16th, November 2013 | In: manchester united, Sports, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dayna Morales: Waitress Denied Tip For Being Gay – Internet Goes Crazy And Lovely

UPDATE :   A husband and wife tell NBC 4 New York they did leave a tip. They say they have a credit card statement as proof. The tip was a generous $18. The wife says: “We’ve never not left a

Posted: 15th, November 2013 | In: Money, News, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Amazing Three-In-One Goniurellia Tridens Fruit Fly

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THIS is the Goniurellia tridens fruit fly. Those are not drawing on its wings. It’s not that kind of manmade fly art . Nature has given the tridents markings that look a lot like ants. Dr Brigitte Howarth, of Zayed

Posted: 15th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cooking Ravioli On Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano

WORRY no more about high heating bills. Bryan Lowry warms his dinner on the

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Posted: 14th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0