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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.

Proof: Monster Energy Drinks ARE The Work of Satan

MONSTER Energy drinks are the work of SATAN!

Posted: 9th, November 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman Wearing ‘I ♥ crystal meth’ T-shirt Arrested For Possesing Crystal Meth

i love crystal meth
TO Kentucky, where Deborah Asher is modelling an “I ‘heart’ crystal meth” t-shirt for her mug shot – she was arrested for possession of crystal meth.
She is, is she not, refreshingly honest.
Asher, 37, ana man were charged with felony narcotics possession and trafficking.

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Posted: 8th, November 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Medics Film And Mock Man In Hospital With Girlfriend’s Strap-On Stuck Inside His Bottom

IS Nothing Safe? In Greece a man has become impaled on his girlfriend’s strap-on phallus.

The caring medics retrieved the large rubber knob, but not before they filmed the operation and laughed loud and heartily at the poor sod.

 

ouch

 

 

If this was a woman, whose boyfriend had turned her into a kebab, would it be as funny?

 

Posted: 6th, November 2014 | In: NSFW, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman Stole Blind Man’s Car – But Not His Gun

blind gunman
AMERICA is a great place. In the land of the free a blind man can hold a gun licence.
A blind man can hold a driving licence. And own a car.
Police in Vernon, Connecticut, have arrested 33-year-old Laura Michaud for stealing a car from a blind man.

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Posted: 4th, November 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To Squeeze A Spot Without Damaging Your Skin

EVER wondered how to best pop a spot? No. You don’t just shave them off as former Anorak writer used to.

 

 

The corect technique is now demonstrated by Dr Mehmet Oz, on the Oprah Winfrey show.

You should not pinch the zit. You should fetch a pin, clean it with booze and skewer the thing.

 

zit

 

“Never squeeze a pimple because you will macerate it. You’re destroying all the healthy tissue with the pressure you are putting on there by squeezing. Place the needle parallel to the skin – rather like you would skewer something – and pierce the skin from one side to another. Then rip up!”

Acne sufferers swear by it:

"Thank you, Doctor! Everyone used to stare at my zits but now they're too scared to look."

“Thank you, Doctor! Everyone used to stare at my zits but now they’re too scared to look.”

 

And if you want to know about black heads, brace yourself…

 

Posted: 3rd, November 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman Arrested For Having Sex With A Pitbull Dog

JENNA Louise Driscoll, 25, was under suspicion of selling drugs when officers searched her phone. On it, they allegedly found three videos of her having sex with a dog.

RSPCA Queensland says:

‘This isn’t something you’d normally expect, it’s quite unusual. Under the Animal Care Protection Act bestiality isn’t included. To take action and remove the dog we would have to prove actions there were cruel or that it was tormented. We’d try to do everything we can to help the dog if that is the case.”

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Posted: 31st, October 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fetch The Generator: A Huge Spot On The Sun Is Acting Weird

The bright light in the lower right region of the sun shows an X-class solar flare on Oct. 26, 2014, as captured by NASA’s SDO. This was the third X-class flare in 48 hour. Image by NASA/SDO

The bright light in the lower right region of the sun shows an X-class solar flare on Oct. 26, 2014, as captured by NASA’s SDO. This was the third X-class flare in 48 hour. Image by NASA/SDO

 

AS I write, it’s 23 degrees Centigrade in London. On Halloween.

PBS has news:

By the time the giant spot on the sun rotated into view on October 18, it was already 80,000 miles wide, big enough to fit all of Jupiter, big enough to lay 10 Earths, side by side, across. It is the largest spot the sun has harbored in 24 years.

But while most erupting sunspots lob chunks of plasma outward in events called coronal mass ejections, this one’s keeping its plasma close to the surface.

To rewind, a sunspot is a darker, cooler area on the sun’s visible surface that stores intense magnetic energy. (Note: Cooler, in this case, means roughly 7,500 degrees Fahrenheit, down from about 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit.)

The sun is not a solid body. It’s a ball of hot, hot ionized gas called plasma that’s threaded with magnetic field, created by charged particles moving around. The sun spins faster at its equator, and the result is that some of that magnetic field drags, getting twisted and knotted up in the process. As this happens, these knots of magnetic field gain energy, pressure and buoyancy, and some of them float to the surface, and penetrate it, popping out…

Releasing this pent-up energy typically takes two forms: a solar flare or a coronal mass ejection, and this is key to what makes the behavior here unusual. A coronal mass ejection is made up of balls of gas ejected from the sun’s outer atmosphere, consisting of charged particles and magnetic field. The fastest CME’s travel up to 93 million miles a day, or millions of miles per hour. A solar flare is a burst of x-rays and energy, typically smaller and shorter-lasting than a CME, and rather than being launched out into space, it is caused by material accelerated back into the sun…

When a solar flare erupts, it lights up the side of the Earth that’s facing the flare, and heats up the Earth’s upper atmosphere, or ionosphere, which can temporarily change its properties. Solar flares pose less danger than CME’s, but they can affect short-wave radio communication used by pilots and ships, since the radio waves are bounced off the upper atmosphere.

Sunspots, first seen through a telescope by Galileo, are classified by how complex they are. Similar to a mole, a clean, round sunspot is of less interest to sun watchers.

“Imagine the doctor says you’ve got a nice little round mole,” Young said. “But when it starts to break up into pieces and change color and get jagged and complicated, that’s when you start to become concerned.”

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Posted: 31st, October 2014 | In: Strange But True, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Banned From Lying On The Ground In Buckinghamshire

man down
“DAVIES came to police attention initially by making time wasting calls to the emergency services,” says PC Chris Allman outside Wycombe Magistrates’ Court, where Andrew Davies, 51, of Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, has been haded an ASBO for feigning injuries.
“On most occasions he would be intoxicated. When dealt with by a police and council joint team he gave away his telephone to stop the temptation. However he then took to pretending to fall in the street near his home as a way of attracting attention to himself. He would lay there feigning an injury until an ambulance attended.
“On a number of occasions he was taken to Stoke Mandeville Hospital where he was more thoroughly checked over but he was always discharged as having no injuries. He has been offered support from numerous agencies and given many opportunities to change his behaviour. Davies’ continual lack of engagement has ultimately resulted in this town wide ASBO.”

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Posted: 31st, October 2014 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Is Nothing Safe? 3ft Long Lungfish Removed From Man’s Anus

lungfish anus

 

IS Nothing Safe? A 3-feet long lungfish has become stuck up a man’s anus.

The Metro reports:

Graphic footage has emerged of the procedure which shows medical professionals pulling the Lungfish from a Brazilian man’s backside. The eel-like fish had venture so far up that it had become lodged in the patient’s bowels. People can be heard laughing and gasping in amazement as the operation nears an end.A number of people have phone cameras out at the ready to capture the moment the creature is pulled free.

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Posted: 30th, October 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman Robs Chemist By Squirting Breast Milk At Victim

guns boobs
GET Richard Desmond on the phone: a German woman has invented a new late-night TV sport.
The woman arrived at a chemist in Darmstadt, Hesse.  She asked to buy a breast pump. She handed over a €200-note to pay for her €20 purchase. When the till opened, she whipped out  a breast and squirted milk at the pharmacist.
She continued to spray milk before fleeing with her cash, €100 from the cash register and no pump. The store worker only realised he’d been robbed when much later he totted up the day’s takings.

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Posted: 30th, October 2014 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fang Falls Into A Vat Of Raw Human Poo And Presents The Funniest Joke In The World

raw sewage man

 

TO China for a prelude for the funniest joke in the world. Chi Fang was in a bar when his wife called. She wanted him home fast. So. Fang took a shortcut home over a bridge. He’d drunk a lot and felt ill. He stopped on the bridge to vomit.

He leaned over the railing. And fell head-first into what the bridge was passing over: a septic tank full of human faeces.

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Posted: 27th, October 2014 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police Hunt Eyeless Portland Truck Driver

mug shot

MUG SHOT of the day comes via Police in Oregon.

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Posted: 24th, October 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Finds Large Rat’s Head In His Chilli And Hard Beans

rats head chilli

 

IT’S protein a-go-go at the Golden Corral in Florida, where Billy Wilson has found a large chunk of extra meat in his chilli dinner.

He tells the media:

“It’s usually pretty great. I go maybe once a week. The first bite I took out of it was a crunch, and at the time I was like, maybe you know, sometimes you get a hard bean inside of the chilli.”

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Posted: 22nd, October 2014 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman Rescued From Chimney Of Man She Briefly Dated

chimney woman

 

TO Thousand Oaks, California, where Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa, 30, is stuck in the chimney of a man she briefly dated.
She’s screaming. It’s 3am. At 6am the Ventury County Fire Department arrives. They chip away at the bricks. But it’s not enough. so. They pour liquid dish soap over the woman. She slips free at 8:13am.

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Posted: 21st, October 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


You Will Never Believe what Happens To This Motorcyclist (Video)

WE’VE had this on loop all day:

 

Posted: 20th, October 2014 | In: Anorak TV, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dogging Paddle: Kent Rotary Club President In Swimmers Not Swingers Charity Swim

merman kent

 

“SHE burst out laughing as soon as she saw it and said ‘Dad, that’s what they call a gimp suit!’ So recalls David Cavel, 71, president of  Whitstable Rotary Club, who thought he was buying a merman costume.

He adds: “I didn’t know what it was but when she told me I thought it accounted for the odd emails I’ve been sent since I bought it.”

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Posted: 20th, October 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Girlfriend Stabs Lover Who Threatened To Stab Himself

knifer

 

TO Huntsville, Alabama, where Michelle McCrae is listening to her lover tell her how he’s going to cut himself. He’s got a pocketknife.

He doesn’t.

So. McCrae grabs his knife and stabs him in the chest.

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Posted: 20th, October 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Naked Father And Daughter In The Woods Were Testing Her ‘Resistance To Cold’

naked postman

 

“IT was one of the most bizarre and disturbing things I have ever seen,”  cyclist Josef Hanzlik, 30, told reporters in Slovakia. “I understand he is a postman, maybe he wanted to pretend being a dog for a change but either way he was completely naked and on all fours crawling towards the girl in a bush. I could see she was shivering and they were completely oblivious to me.”

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Posted: 16th, October 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Is Nothing Safe? Teen Ejaculated Inside Stuffed Walmart Horse

seanjohnson

IS Nothing Safe?

To a Walmart in Brooksville, Florida, where police report on Sean Johnson, 19, who ejaculated inside a stuffed animal before returning it to the shelves.

Johnson “selected a brown, tan, and red stuffed horse from the clearance shelf in the garden department.” He then went to the comforter aisle in the housewares section, “proceeded to pull out his genitals,” and“proceeded to hump the stuffed horse utilizing short fast movements.” The lewd act was captured by surveillance cameras.

After Johnson “achieved an orgasm and ejaculated on the stuffed horse’s chest area,” he placed the “soiled stuffed horse on top of a bed in a bag (comforter set) contaminating that property also.”

Is nothing safe?

Posted: 15th, October 2014 | In: NSFW, Strange But True | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Arrested For Aggressive Cleaning

angry mop

 

TO Southington, Connecticut, where a man has been arrested for aggressive cleaning:

Officers responded to the Double Tree Hotel at 6:27pm and learned that the man, identified as John Thornton, had grabbed a mop from an employee as she was mopping the floor.  Thornton allegedly “began to mop the floor but became more aggressive and mopped over the employee’s shoes several times,” police said. The employee, a 27-year-old woman, asked Thornton to stop, but he backed her into a corner. Thornton was arrested on a charge of second-degree breach of peace.

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Posted: 15th, October 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Is Nothing Safe? Blackburn Man Has Sex With A Teddy Bear To The Iggy Pop Beat

teddy

 

IS Nothing Safe? A 38-year-old Blackburn man was arrested for burglarising an allotment after police matched his DNA to semen found inside a teddy bear.

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Posted: 14th, October 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Why There Are No Zebras In Porton Down

Malcolm Broster of MOD Chemical Defence Establishment at Porton Down, alongside one of the warning signs on the Gruinard Island, which has been sealed-off from the public for almost 45 years.Work has now commenced for the decontamination of the island, which was used for 13 anthrax trials in 1942 and 1943 Ref #: PA.7356756  Date: 09/07/1986

NO Zebras: Malcolm Broster of MOD Chemical Defence Establishment at Porton Down, alongside one of the warning signs on the Gruinard Island, which has been sealed-off from the public for almost 45 years.Work has now commenced for the decontamination of the island, which was used for 13 anthrax trials in 1942 and 1943 Date: 09/07/1986

ANTHRAX makes your greass greener:

A zebra in Africa might run from predators, such as lions, but it will happily run toward the deadly anthrax bacterium.

According to a study published last week in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, zebras are actually more attracted to grass covered with the bacterium Bacillus anthracis, which causes anthrax poisoning. If inhaled, these bacterial spores kill 75 percent of the infected — and the bacteria can live in the dirt for years.

Researchers working at Etosha National Park in Namibia noticed that the zebras killed by anthrax left lush, vibrant grass in their wake. It’s simple: The corpses decomposed on site, turning the short, dry grass of the area into a springy oasis with the nutrients they deposited.

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Posted: 13th, October 2014 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To Photograph Black-Eyed Children

THE Black-Eyed Children (aka Black-eyed kids: BEKs) have been making news.

But how do you take a photo of a BEK or, indeed, any other kind of ghoul?

Well, thatnls to this 1979 tome from Usbourne Publishing, we know how to take snapshots of the SUPERNATURAL WORLD.

 

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Posted: 10th, October 2014 | In: Books, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Ramsay’s Porn Dwarf Impregnates Hen Night Bride

porn dwarf

 

THE Mirror has news of the bride-to-be who was impregnanted by a dwarf stripper on her hen night. She had a baby with drawfism, forcing her to reveal all to the loving groom.

The Mirror says the story featured on a ” Spanish news website”. It then adds:

Neither the hospital nor the woman have been named.

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Posted: 9th, October 2014 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dog Walker Finds Dead Bear On A Bicycle

Tom Arnolds Circus Edith Crocker's Teddy Bears in Harringay. Date: 18/12/1950

Tom Arnolds Circus
Edith Crocker’s Teddy Bears in Harringay.
Date: 18/12/1950

 

TO New York’s Central Park. A dog walker named Florencace Slatkin has found a bear cub in the bushes. It’s dead. Beneath it is a bicycle.

“The bicycle was under the bushes and part of the bicycle was sticking out, and that’s what we saw,” says Florence Slatkin. “We went over and looked and there was something laying on the back wheel. I thought it was a raccoon, but when I went closer it looked like a dead dog,”

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Posted: 8th, October 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0