Weird & Interesting

Find This Guy a Wife, Get $10K

SAJID FAROOQ NBC Bay Area 26.03.2011
Find This Guy a Wife, Get $10K

Think of it as a digital version of the bachelor, except at the end of the show the guy not only gets married, but you pocket $10,000.

Woman bites off coworker's fingertip during fight

A South Florida woman is accused of biting off the tip of another woman's ring finger during a fight over an alleged affair.


Woman, 92, Goes Ballistic After Being Denied Kiss

After being denied a kiss yesterday by a neighbor 39 years her junior, a 92-year-old Florida woman allegedly returned to her home, retrieved a .380 semi-automatic handgun, and fired several shots into the man’s residence.

Subway Brawl Over Spaghetti [VIDEO]

LUKE FUNK My FOX NY 20.03.2011
Subway Brawl Over Spaghetti [VIDEO]

A brawl broke out on a New York City subway car after one passenger apparently got upset over another passenger eating a big container of spaghetti on the crowded car.


Teens Arrested After Releasing Live Chicken Into High School

It was supposed to be a senior prank, but now three students in Woodbridge said they’re facing criminal charges — and may not be able to walk through graduation ceremony and take part in other senior activities. Does the punishment go too far?

Smart phone, dumb idea lands Idaho man in jail

Authorities say a smart phone and a dumb idea have landed a 21-year-old Idaho man in trouble with the law.


Two Dogs Defy the Wave in Japan

DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI And ERIC BELLMAN The Wall Street Journal 15.03.2011
Two Dogs Defy the Wave in Japan

When the tsunami warnings sounded after the massive earthquake that struck Japan on Friday, Masaki Kikuchi sprinted upstairs to grab his sleeping 12-year-old daughter before racing away to escape the rushing waters.

Russian Bomb Squad Called in to Defuse Sex Toy

Anti-terrorist bomb squad experts were called to a post office in the northwest of Russia to make safe a package from which a strange ticking sound was coming, local police said Monday.


Japan tsunami survivor Hiromitsu Shinkawa found 10 miles out at sea

A 60-year-old man has been found on the roof of his floating house nearly 10 miles out at sea, two days after the tsunami that devastated the north-east coast of Japan.

Monkey in woman's bra makes waves at courthouse

Authorities said a woman entered the Amherst County Courthouse on Thursday morning with a tiny monkey tucked into her bra, dressed in diapers and a pink and white dress.


Panicked intruder calls 911 when homeowner returns unexpectedly......tells operator, 'I think she's got guns'

After breaking into an Oregon residence last night, Timothy Chapek, 24, barricaded himself in a bathroom after the owner unexpectedly arrived home. Chapek, you see, was worried that Hilary Mackenzie might be armed (or that her barking German Sheph...

Medic Sued For Swiping Foot From Crash Victim

BRIAN HAMACHER NBC Miami 08.03.2011
Medic Sued For Swiping Foot From Crash Victim

A man who lost his foot and part of his leg in a 2008 crash on I-95 in St. Lucie County is suing a paramedic who swiped the foot from the crash scene.


Motorists illegally detained at Florida tolls - for using large bills!

Meet Joel Chandler, who just paid his $1.00 toll on the Polk Parkway with a $100 bill, he is not allowed to leave unless he provides personal info to the toll taker. The toll taker tells Chandler this is what happens when they get large bills. She...

Cops: Man Trapped Woman In Fold-Out Couch

A Florida man is facing a battery charge for allegedly shoving his ex-girlfriend’s mother inside a fold-out couch, police charge.


Dolphins save Doberman Pinscher stranded on sandbar

A Pennsylvania woman on vacation in Florida took a tip from two dolphins to save a lost Doberman Pinscher that got stranded on a sandbar.

Puppy euthanized on Saturday, rises from dead on Sunday

Michael Sheridan New York Daily News 02.03.2011
Puppy euthanized on Saturday, rises from dead on Sunday

A puppy euthanized by veterinarians has risen from the "dead."


Cops: ‘This is food terrorism by mice’

Mari A. Schaefer Philly.com 28.02.2011
Cops: ‘This is food terrorism by mice’

A Delaware County pizza shop owner allegedly delivered mice to his competition, police said. Nickolas Galiatsatos 47, owner of Nina's Bella Pizzaria in the 8400 block of West Chester Pike, has been charged with leaving bags of rodents at two compe...

Man gave $200K to fake online girlfriend

Police in Illinois said a man "was in disbelief" when officers told him the online girlfriend to whom he had given $200,000 was not a real person.


In Some Parts Of The U.S. "Redneck" Is Actually Considered A Religion

While certainly no experts on spiritual matters, until today we were unaware of the existence of a religion being practiced in the South.

How Many Different Ways Can You Spell 'Gaddafi'? We've posted all 112 of alternate spellings used by the NYT, AP and many others...

Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi has been in the headlines a lot this week. We've come across a list of the many different English spellings of Gaddafi's name. Because of the difficulty translating Arabic to English, there are several different trans...



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