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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.

Wife shot husband who threatened her cat

TO Texas, where Audrey Deen Miller, 42, has shot her husband in the in the stomach after he threatened to shoot one of her cats with a pellet gun.

She drew a .40-calibre semi-automatic handgun and shot him. He’s in hospital. She’s veen charged aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Posted: 26th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man disguised as Renault 7 passenger seat arrested at border

WHEN is an illegal immigrant not an illegal immigrant? When’s he’s a car seat.

Police in the Spanish enclave of Melilla spotted a 20-year-old man from Guinea  Melilla travelling as the front seat of a Renault 7. They stopped him at the Morocco boarder.

Your heated car seat with vibrating massage setting and blasts of warm sucked mint look a bit old hat now…

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Posted: 25th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gerard P Streator: mug shot of man who had sex with an abandoned sofa

GERARD P. Streator, the 46-year-old Waukesha, Wisconsin, man allegedly caught having sex with an abandoned yellow sofa, has has had his mug shot taken. Mr Streator will answer the charges of lewd and lascivious behaviour at the Waukesha County Circuit Court, next Monday.

Add the sofa to the list of weird objects people have had sex with.

Previously.

Posted: 25th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man killed wife he mistook for a monkey

TO Nepal, where a man has shot his wife dead. He reason? He thought she was a monkey.

Bed Prakash Pun shot his wife thorgh the throast as she Basanti Pun  fire as she fetched water from a tap.

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Posted: 24th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man has eel removed from anus

TO  the A&E department at Auckland City Hospital, to see a man with an eel stuck up his anus.
“The eel was about the size of a decent sprig of asparagus and the incident is the talk of the place. Doctors and nurses have come across people with strange objects that have got stuck where they shouldn’t be before, but an eel has to be a first.”

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Posted: 24th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Two elephants massage a man

NOT for this tourist a coin-operated massage chair in a shopping mall, or asking the kids to kick harder against the back of your car seat. The traveller might have specific chiropractic issue that only an elephant can understand, but keen massage fans will note that the therapists are not wearing Birkenstocks and linen trousers, and, as a result, one must question their suitability for the job:

Posted: 24th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Photo of huge fireball spotted over Norwich

A HUGE fireball has been spotted over Norwich. Did you see it? The Norwich Evening News might have done. It might also have produced the best picture caption of the year:

Spotter

 

Posted: 23rd, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man caught having sex with abandoned yellow sofa

TO Waukesha, Wisconsin, where Gerard P. Streator has been arrested for having sex with a sofa in public. He has been charged with committing lewd and lascivious behaviour.

The 46-year-old was spotted by a off-duty police officer jogging through the Pebble Valley neighbourhood. The officer first noticed an abandoned yellow sofa. He then noticed Streator thrusting back and forward into the sofa’s cushions for sexual gratification.

The officer asked: “What are you doing?”

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Posted: 23rd, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Taiwan Birdman Competition (photos)

A WOULD-BE bird takes a flight during the Taiwan Birdman Competition in New Taipei City, Taiwan.

If he can do piggy-backs, the budget airline industry just got cheaper…

Posted: 22nd, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man who faked brain damage tricked women to change his dirty nappy

TO Hooksett, New Hampshire, where Eric Carrier, 24,  has been charged with attempting to commit indecent exposure.

In 2011, Carrier was in the news for a similar matter. He pretended to be brain damaged and in no control of his bowel in an advert calling for carers to change his nappy. At least five nurses responded to the Craigslist advert and met Carrier and his soiled underwear.

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Posted: 22nd, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pig saves baby goat from drowning while stupid human simply films

OUR world is filled with gloom, soot, feelings of a dreadful apocalypse and utter worthlessness. It’s an appalling situation designed to make us wearily and listlessly slump onto a collective couch and force handfuls of crisps into our teary faces.

And then, something really spiriting comes along to cheer us all up!

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Posted: 22nd, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Amish Mullets guilty of hair-cutting hate crime

BACK in October 2011, a group of  Amish men cut the hair from the members of another Amish group. Now, Samuel Mullet Sr. and fifteen of his group have been convicted of federal conspiracy and hate crimes. They each face a possible ten year sentence for waging a campaign of terror across Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana.

Mullet Sr’s group also faces allegations that he forced his followers to have sex with married women to “cleanse them of the Devil”.

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Posted: 21st, September 2012 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Piglet rescues baby goat (video)

A PIGLET rescues a drowning baby goat:

Posted: 21st, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Drunken pirate stole the Dart Princess Passenger Ferry

ALISON Whelan, 51, has been jailed for 112 days for aggravated vehicle taking. Whelan stole a passenger ferry. As she floated down the River Dart, Devon, Whelan yelled to police “I’m Jack Sparrow”, “I’m a pirate” and “I believe this is out of your jurisdiction”.

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Posted: 20th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cross dresser who raped neighbour’s pet goat to death escapes prison

TO West Virginia, where Mark Lucas, 20, is accused of raping his neighbour’s pet goat in his bedroom. The goat died. Lucas was wearing women’s underwear. A porn mag was found close by.
Lucas says he’s not guilty because, although he was off his face on cocaine and bath salts, he’s mentally ill.

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Posted: 19th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comments (10) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cuddly dogs shoots owner on deer hunt

THE Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time, Mark Haddon’s best-selling book, is to made into a stage play. In that book, the dog dies. In the Dordogne, south-western France, a dog has fired a gun and blown off part of his owner’s huntsman’s right hand, causing the entire thing to be amputated.

Rene (the owner) tells France Bleu radio:

“It wasn’t the dog’s fault – and he’s adorable!”

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Posted: 18th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tommy Mattinson wins World Gurning crown for 14th year

AND the World Gurning Championship is… Tommy Mattinson. That’s 14 wins in a row now for Mattinson, at Cumbria’s Egremont Crab Fair.

How does it feel, Tommy Mattinson?

“I’m pleased to have won again. My neck’s sore, but other than that I’m OK.”

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Posted: 18th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The First International Goldfish Championships creates an impression

A GOLDFISH is an inconvenience, something you win at a funfair and then wonder what to do with. The Chineses have found a reason to own a goldfish: to enter it into beauty pageants.

At the first International Goldfish Championships, 3,000 swimmers and their trainers have arrived in Fuzhou. One will take home the the title of World Goldfish Queen.

Ye Qichang, who sits on the judging panel, explains:

“We judge goldfish mainly by five criteria: breed, body shape, swimming gesture, colour, which is very important, and overall impression,”

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Posted: 18th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man pays police fine with 137 origami pigs (video)

TO Texas, where our hero is paying his $137 fine for a traffic offence with 137 $1 bills folded into pigs. He presented them in a Dunkin’ Donuts box. He sure told them…sa he unwrapped them one by one brightened up their day…

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Posted: 16th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman gave birth to horse in Church

TO the World Liberation Ministry in Benin-City, Edo State, where, amid the pews, a worshipper has given birth to a horse.

Witnesses say they heard screams. They say the woman bleed from the vagina. She then gave birth to a horse.

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Posted: 16th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Face of the day: Jason Barnum is wanted in Alaska

FACE of the day: Jason Barnum is arraigned on charges of attempted murder and felony assault at the Anchorage Jail in Alaska. Barnum is charged with shooting and wounding an Anchorage Police Department officer on Sept. 13, 2012, in a room of the Merrill Field Inn as the officer and two other officers were investigating recent burglaries.

Why do they stare? Why?

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Posted: 15th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Malik Ameer Muhammad Afridi’s infidel moushache defies the Islamists

TO PESHAWAR, where Malik Ameer Muhammad Afridi is talking though the hairy lip. Afridi is the owner of a 30-inch long moustache. Islamist group Lashkar-e-Islami noticed it. Despite the crescents, they said it was un-Islamic and ordered it to be removed.

Says Afridi:

“It was the summer of 2008, when members of the LeI arrested me and took me to a religious scholar who declared the moustache un-Islamic and ordered it to be shaved.”

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Posted: 14th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kazuhiro Watanabe has the tallest hair in the world

FACE of the day: Kazuhiro Watanabe, 40, a fashion designer from Tokyo, shows off his 3-foot-8-point-6-inch hairdo in New York City’s Washington Square Park. To make it stand upright he says it takes stylists two hours, one can of gel and three cans of hairspray. He’s in the Guinness World Records book 2012. Hey, it’s a hobby…

Posted: 13th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Butcher stored raw meat under Y-fronts

TO Bristol, where Kamran Ajaib has been brought to book. Mr Ajaib prepared 20 tonnes of meat for human consumption from the unlicensed Hamza Poultry Limited in Maggs Lane, Fishponds.

His meat was sold at takeaway places in Bristol, Swindon, Cardiff, Newport and Swansea.

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Posted: 13th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman wonders around Kings Cross station with a plant pot on her head (photos)

HAVE you seen the women who wonders about London’s Kings Cross St Pancras station with a plant pot on her head. The place used to be full of pot heads…and prostitutes? Is it fetish wear?

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Posted: 12th, September 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0