Weird & Interesting

94-year-old mayor retires -- after 48 years in office!

After 48 years of public service, a North Texas mayor is calling it quits. 94-year-old Olive Stephens announced that she will not seek her 20th term as mayor of Shady Shores.

Police arrest 11-year-old over 'inappropriate' stick figure drawing

ARVADA, Colo. -- Arvada Police are defending the way they handled the arrest of an 11-year-old boy. The Arvada boy was arrested and hauled away in handcuffs from his home for drawing stick figures in school - something his therapist told him to do.


Woman orders pizza everyday for 3 years -- and it saved her life

MEMPHIS, TN - A pizza delivery driver was called a hero Monday after she likely saved an elderly woman's life.

Suffolk County SPCA officers found scores of dead and dying animals inside a filthy and condemned house in Shirley, N.Y., Tuesday evening, authorities said.


The man with 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren

He is head of the world's biggest family - and says he is 'blessed' to have his 39 wives. Ziona Chana also has 94 children, 14-daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren. They live in a 100-room, four storey house set amidst the hills of Baktwang vill...

LA County Worker Died In Cubicle, Found Next Day

DOWNEY (KTLA) -- An L.A. County employee apparently died while working in her cubicle on Friday, but no one noticed for quite some time.


Hong Kong job seekers turn to plastic surgery to enhance prospects

School and college leavers in Hong Kong are turning to plastic surgery to improve their chances in an increasingly competitive job market, a news report said Monday.

Women taking 'chicken-fattening pills' to boost booty size

THOUSANDS of British women are so desperate for a bigger bottom they are risking their lives by taking pills designed to fatten up chickens.


Rooster Kills Man Attending Cockfight

CBS Los Angeles 09.02.2011
Rooster Kills Man Attending Cockfight

A California man attending a cockfight has died after being stabbed in the leg by a bird that had a knife attached to its own limb.

Romania may get even tougher on witches

ALISON MUTLER My Way News 09.02.2011
Romania may get even tougher on witches

There's more bad news in the cards for Romania's beleaguered witches. A month after Romanian authorities began taxing them for their trade, the country's soothsayers and fortune tellers are cursing a new bill that threatens fines or even prison if...


Shopper Ingested Semen-Tainted Yogurt Sample

Confirming the suspicions of a New Mexico woman, a yogurt sample provided to her last month by a grocery clerk contained semen, according to test results that prompted police to secure a search warrant authorizing them to collect blood and DNA sam...

91-Year-Old Man, 82-Year-Old Wife Fend Off Armed Robber...

A 91-year-old Minnesota man and his 82-year-old wife say they weren’t scared, but the guy trying to rob them sure was.


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They’re calling it the parcel puppy. A Minneapolis woman is charged with animal cruelty after police say she tried to send a puppy through the mail.

Better in than out: Malawi set to make breaking wind a crime

Breaking wind is set to be made a crime in an African country.The government of Malawi plan to punish persistent offenders 'who foul the air' in a bid to 'mould responsible and disciplined citizens.'


World's oldest woman dies at 115 in Texas

BRUCE FELPS NBC DFW 01.02.2011
World's oldest woman dies at 115 in Texas

Eunice Sanborn, who lived in Jacksonville, Texas, passed away today in her home. At age 115, she was considered the oldest living human in the world — which is just redundant because where else do people live? — after her predecessor, Eugenie Blan...

Dallas Teen Fined $637 for Foul Mouth

A suburban Dallas teen-ager had to take on a waitressing job to pay $637 after being ticketed for using bad language in a high school classroom.


French 'Spiderman' climbs Hong Kong building [VIDEO]

The French daredevil known as "Spiderman" has completed another daring feat. This time, he climbed the Hang Seng Bank headquarters in Hong Kong.

Woman Survives 23-Story Fall from Hotel

A 33-year-old woman leaped from a 23rd floor hotel restaurant in Buenos Aires, landed on a taxi cab parked on the street below ... and survived, according to reports Monday.


Japan's 'convict' monkey stages daring cage break

A marauding monkey that terrorized resort towns in central Japan last year by biting nearly 120 people has escaped captivity.

Chocolate sculptures on display in Hong Kong

CHRIS POLLARD The Sun 20.01.2011
Chocolate sculptures on display in Hong Kong

THESE stunning sculptures of world landmarks look pretty tasty — not least because they're carved out of solid CHOCOLATE. Renowned Italian chocolatier Mirco Della Vecchia crafted the finely-detailed pieces for his Chocolate World Heritage exhibiti...



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