Weird & Interesting

Little and large: Ms Eman poses back to back with her sister Cassie, 26

Obese model Susanne Eman is saying 'Supersize Me' for real - in her bid to become the fattest woman ever. The 52-stone bombshell aims to reach a whopping 115 stone, or 1,600lb, by guzzling at least 20,000 calories a day.

So Many Flies At Chicago Burger King, Inspectors Wouldn’t Open Mouths

Do you want flies with that? A Burger King on the city’s South Side has been closed by the city, after inspectors found so many insects buzzing around that they were “afraid to open their mouths.”


A Galveston man is under arrest following a bizarre incident in a woman's apartment over the weekend.

2 Injured After Boat Hits Whale

10news.com 21.07.2011
2 Injured After Boat Hits Whale

A San Diego woman and her 79-year-old father are recovering from injuries sustained when their boat slammed into a whale near Shelter Island on Monday.


New Doll That Teaches How To Breast Feed Causing Controversy

A new doll hitting stores in the U.S. is causing some controversy with parents. It’s called The Breast Milk Baby and it claims it teaches young girls how to breast feed.

Owling, it's the new planking! New crouching craze springs up on the internet

The bizarre internet craze of ‘planking’ is set to lose its cult online status to the increasingly popular trend of ‘owling’. Hundreds of young people in America, Australia and now, Britain, have taken up the new ‘owling’ craze.


48 years apart: Lightning strikes kill dad, son

Nora Muchanic ABC News 16.07.2011
48 years apart: Lightning strikes kill dad, son

The story seems almost unbelievable, but the bark blown off an old sycamore tree is a reminder this tragedy is all too real.

Having received his driving licence, Niko Alm now wants to get pastafarianism officially recognised

An Austrian atheist has won the right to be shown on his driving-licence photo wearing a pasta strainer as "religious headgear".


Whoa, Baby! Texas Mom Delivers 16-Pound Newborn

A Texas mom expected a big baby, but nothing like this: 16 pounds, 1 ounces. Janet Johnson on Monday remained in an East Texas hospital after giving birth to what her doctors called one of the biggest newborns they’ve ever seen. She was awaiting w...

Black bear, Florida bicyclist collide

Dave Heller WTSP 12.07.2011
Black bear, Florida bicyclist collide

A Panama City man is recovering after colliding with a black bear while riding his bike to work.


Montana ultra-marathon race cancelled due to July snow

The race director of a 100-mile ultra-marathon foot race through the Flathead National Forest has cancelled the event due to lingering snow on the route that he says would make the course too dangerous for runners and likely prevent anyone from fi...

Woman Creates 'Mobile Breastfeeding Truck': Ice Cream Truck With Giant Breast On Roof

A local artist and teacher at Carnegie Mellon University has come up with an idea to support mothers who are harassed for nursing in public. Jill Miller envisions something she calls “The Milk Truck.” She wants to buy an ice cream truck and outfit...


Snakes Force Family From Home, Into Bankruptcy

A Colorado family has moved out of their house after discovering hundreds of snakes living inside. Their home was in the town of Maybell in northwestern Colorado. Now a bankruptcy court may sue the previous owner and real estate agent for failure ...

World's longest sea bridge opens in China... (but don't think about crossing it on foot, it's the length of a marathon)

China has opened the world's longest cross-sea bridge - which stretches five miles further than the distance between Dover and Calais.


Woman Arrested After Allegedly Spraying Deputies With Breast Milk

DELAWARE, Ohio — A woman faces several charges after she allegedly sprayed deputies with breast milk as they tried to detain her over the weekend.

She's a bit ruff! Chinese-crested Chihuahua mix wins the World's Ugliest Dog title

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And it definitely seems to be the case with this pooch who was kissed and cuddled by her owner as she bagged the title of the World's Ugliest Dog.


Chinese find 55ft 'sea monster'

A GIANT 55 foot 'sea monster' has been found washed up on a beach in China.

4-inch metal pin flies through SUV window, kills passenger

The metal object that killed a Waterbury woman while she was riding in a sport utility vehicle on Interstate 95 south in Greenwich on Saturday was a locking pin that likely flew off a one-ton dump truck, State Police said Wednesday.


Police search for 'porta potty peeping tom'

Boulder Police are looking for a man who was seen hiding inside a portable toilet during last Friday’s Hanuman Yoga Festival at Boulder High School.

US man stages $1 bank robbery to get state healthcare

Ed Pilkington The Guardian 22.06.2011
US man stages $1 bank robbery to get state healthcare

It was not perhaps the most obvious way of getting a bad back, arthritis and a dodgy foot seen to. But if you're unemployed in North Carolina with no health insurance, there is no obvious way. So on 9 June James Verone left his Gastonia home, took...



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