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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.

Daily Mail publishes ‘loving’ picture of dying kangaroo being raped

kanagaroo dying

 

Jane Fryer sees the picture of the kangaroos “in the shade of a Australian mango tree”. She sees the “last loving embrace for a dying kangaroo”. Fryer says the male kangaroo “tired to revive his mate” as his little …

Posted: 14th, January 2016 | In: News, Strange But True, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A giant emerges from the demolition of Cockenzie Power Station, Scotland

The demolition of Cockenzie Power Station, Scotland, conjured this incredible image:

 

Demolition of Cockenzie Power Station, Scotland, 2015.

 

It lives!

 …

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


Police hunt diarrhoea medicine bandit

'Getting clean away'In a case of hit and runs, a man has made off with stolen diarrhoea medicine from a chemist in Wheelgate in Malton, North Yorkshire.

Do you know the man who forgot to pay for a dose of Imodium tablets?…

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


Poachers caught after shooting robotic decoy deer

To Maryland, where two keen-eyed poachers are hunting deer.

David James Few, 21 of Taneytown, Maryland, and Brian Kelley Stitely, 24, of Fairfield, Pennsylvania, are nabbed. The uniforms from Maryland Natural Resources police have been on a stakeout. They’ve spotted …

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


Wanted man upset with police department’s image of him sends better photo

To Ohio, where the Lima Police Department looking for 45-year-old Donald “Chip” Pugh have a new photo to aid enquiries.

Pugh saw the police’s Facebook post about himself. He didn’t like the picture police chose:

 

 

better

He wrote to …

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


X-ray of foot-long metal tongs man ate for a bet

tongs 1Meet Bhanvra Meghwal, 28. He’s ben sliced open at a hospital in Deesa town, India. Medics are removing a pair of foot-long tongs Meghwal says he swalloed ‘for a bet’.

“When we did his X-ray, we were shocked to see …

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


Man fights law to use penis drawing as his official signature

penis signature hyams

 

 

To Melbourne, Australia, where Jared Hyams has spent five years fighting the federal government for the right to use a drawing of his cock and balls as his signature, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.

Jared Hyams didn’t …

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


Cougar with massive teeth growing from its skull discovered in Idaho (Photo)

Cougar with teeth growing form its head discovered in Idaho (Photo)

 

This cougar was spotted in Weston, Idaho. A hunter saw it and shot it dead. The animal has teeth growing from its head.

The cougar is facing to the left.

Spotter: Idaho State Journal

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


New Yorker turns toenail clippings into sellable art

finger nails collectorYou like your toenails? One 45-year-old Queens, NY, resident Mike Drake collects his fingernail and toenail clippings. He then turns them into acrylic paperweights. You can buy one for $300 – $500. You can buy two and be like a …

Posted: 7th, January 2016 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Wotsits: the tabloids’ favourite fat snack

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The Sun newspaper loves Wotsits and those people who eat the cheesy puffs.

WOTSIT?

I’ve lived on Wotsits and chocs for 12yrs – 2008

Back then we met Rachel Scowcroft, 12, who had eaten one hot meal in her …

Posted: 7th, January 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Babypod lets a foetus know its parents are idiots

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In the race to get their children ahead, those Other Parents will stop at nothing. They will buy Baby Einstein books, move to the best school catchment zones and transport their loved ones in get-out-of-my-way-4x4s, the bumpers of which …

Posted: 7th, January 2016 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch Australian policeman’s delight at seeing Mckinlay river flow for first time

 

Just before Christmas, the lone police officer in Mckinlay, Queensland, Australia, (population 20), watched a river flow for the first time in his lifetime.

Language is NSFW:

 

Posted: 7th, January 2016 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Getting high on God: Watch televangelists explain their use of private jets

Kenneth Copeland, Jesse Duplantis, defending their private jets

 

They say it’s hard for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven. But US TV evangelists Kenneth Copeland and Jesse Duplantis are making ready their appeal. Why do you have private jets?

Well, Amos had one…

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Posted: 6th, January 2016 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


British man arrested in Krygyzstan for sausage horse penis gag

Michael McFeat, 39, of Abernethy, is in Krygyzstan, where he works at the Kumtor gold mine.

As part of the Hogmanay celebrations, McFeat is served a sausage horse meat dish called the chuchuk. He considers the hideous lump of …

Posted: 5th, January 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Teen brandished machete gift at mother during Christmas board game despute

other parentsHow was your Christmas?  Did you and the family play games? One 15-year-old did. During play he threatened his mother with a machete he received as a Christmas present.

To West Jordan, Utah, then, where Sgt. Keith Bronson of the …

Posted: 5th, January 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch a cat in a monkey suit licking a banana

cat-banana monkey suit

 

As you know, it’s the Year of the Monkey.To celebrate  10 Cats has filmed a cat dressed a monkey licking a banana.

 

cat-banana monkey suit…

Posted: 3rd, January 2016 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jew-faced Kum & Go bandit arrested for looking himself in the toilet

To the Kum & Go convenience store in Oklahoma, where Michael Carter, 26, has Kum and not gone. Kum & Go employees say Carter refused to leave the business. Kum and Go employees have much to deal with.

What Carter …

Posted: 2nd, January 2016 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dead Russian man wakes in morgue – reaches for the vodka

dead russian viodkaTo Russia, where a man who ‘died’ after drinking many shots of vodka is at the morgue.  According to reports, medics in Khasanky, Russia,received a call from the man’s friends. The doctors arrived. They declared the man dead. They …

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


Man killed by exploding condom machine

condom machine A man has been killed by the condom machine he was trying to rob in Germany. The victim and two accomplices had rigged the vending machine up with explosives. One stroke of the trigger and the thing would blow.  But …

Posted: 28th, December 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police seek disappointed penis pump gunman

penis pump crimePolice in Saint Paul, Minnesota, are seeking a man who pulled a gun on store workers in a local sex shop. He was upset that the penis pump he’d purchased had failed to satisfy his dreams.

The store workers told …

Posted: 27th, December 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man trying to travel through time crashed Dodge Challenger into two coffin shop

To Pensacola, Florida, where a man is attempting to travel through time in a Dodge Challenger.

He loses control of the vehicle and careers into the offices of the Advanced Tax Services and Pensacola Caskets.

The would-be time time traveller…

Posted: 26th, December 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Robbery suspect identified by ‘Fuck Cops’ tattoo

fuck cops tattoo

 

To Tulsa, Oklahoma, where Paul Wayne Terry, 27, and Sonja Marie Moro, 30, are accused of robbery with a dangerous weapon (namely, a knife).

The victim said he heard a knock at his front door. He opened it. Terry …

Posted: 23rd, December 2015 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman screams ‘ISIS is good, ISIS is great’ as she orgasms police called

ISIS sexDoes ISIS turn you on? One 82-year-old has heard enough. She calls Brown Deer, Wisconsin police.

The woman tells them she can hear a woman yelling “ISIS is good, ISIS is great”.

Police attend. They find a woman in the …

Posted: 23rd, December 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0