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Police dog searching for handgun pu...

Police dog searching for handgun pulls trigger

A police dog searching for a handgun in a Massachusetts snowbank accidentally pulled the trigger with his paw, discharging the weapon into a nearby house. Email this Article Add to Newsvine
Dunkin' Donuts worker stops robbery...

Dunkin' Donuts worker stops robbery -- with hot coffee

When a man tried to rob a Dunkin? Donuts in Connecticut on Saturday night, an employee acted quickly and stopped him with the closest weapon available -- hot coffee. Email this Article Add to Newsvine
Police dog searching for handgun pu...

Police dog searching for handgun pulls trigger

A police dog searching for a handgun in a Massachusetts snowbank accidentally pulled the trigger with his paw, discharging the weapon into a nearby house. Email this Article Add to Newsvine
'Batman' drags suspect to police st...

'Batman' drags suspect to police station, vanishes

LONDON - A mystery man dressed as Batman demonstrated the same crime-fighting skills as the caped crusader when he handed over a suspect wanted for burglary in Britain.LONDON - A mystery man dressed as Batman demonstrated the same crime-fighting skills as the caped crusader when he handed over a suspect wanted for burglary in Britain.

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7-year-old suspended for making 'gu...

7-year-old suspended for making 'gun' out of pastry

A 7-year-old boy Baltimore boy was suspended from school after his teacher complained that the boy chewed a breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun, the boy's father says. Email this Article Add to Newsvine
Ocean stink prompts 911 calls in Lo...

Ocean stink prompts 911 calls in Los Angeles

Methane gas from the sea floor caused a foul odor on Sunday that prompted nearly 100 emergency calls from residents reporting the stench from Santa Monica to West Los Angeles, officials said. Email this Article Add to Newsvine

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Cash-stuffed bra lands Florida woma...

Cash-stuffed bra lands Florida woman in trouble at airport

(Reuters) - Padding in her bra and girdle got a Florida woman some unwelcome attention at a U.S. airport.






Win in police doughnut-eating conte...

Win in police doughnut-eating contest sparks U.S. man's arrest

WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - The sweet victory for a North Carolina man who beat police officers in a doughnut-eating contest this week soured after a newspaper story about the win led to his arrest on breaking and entering charges.
Toddler slides through White House ...

Toddler slides through White House gate, alarming Secret Service

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A toddler squeezed through the White House gates on Thursday evening, causing a brief security lockdown on Pennsylvania Avenue and amusing White House reporters awaiting late-breaking news on Iraq.






British police raid pub in search f...

British police raid pub in search for 'Holy Grail'

LONDON (Reuters) - British police raided an English country pub this week in search of a stolen wooden relic believed by some to be the Holy Grail - a cup from which, according to the Bible, Jesus is said to have drunk at his final meal before crucifixion.
Tourists in Budapest pay to be lock...

Tourists in Budapest pay to be locked up in cellars

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - In a ramshackle old building in Budapest, tourists pay to be locked up in a room and try to escape by solving a series of mysterious clues, opening locks and finding their way out.






California insurer pays out in buck...

California insurer pays out in buckets, literally

(Reuters) - A California insurer has paid a $21,000 court settlement in more than a dozen buckets of coins to an elderly man who alleged an employee assaulted him when he tried to buy insurance, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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Lawyer objects to busty woman

Lawyer objects to busty woman

An American lawyer has accused his opponent of using a busty woman to distract him in court.

Thomas Gooch wouldn't believe the big-chested beauty who was sitting next to him was really a qualified paralegal and accused Dmitry Feofanoy of placing her there to help him win the case.

Pope shuts down lap dancer monaster...

Pope shuts down lap dancer monastery

Pope Benedict XVI has shut down a monastery in Italy after a former lap dancer performed there.

The holy one took action after nun Anna Nobili - who used to be a striptease artist - twirled around a crucifix as part of her new religious routine and was also unimpressed that celebrities such as Madonna had visited the 500-year-old place of worship.

Women not attracted to smiling men

Women not attracted to smiling men

A study in Canada has found that women are more attracted to men who rarely smile.

According to research by the University of British Columbia females are more sexually attracted to brooding bad boys than happy-go-lucky lads.

Pastor killed for magic penis

Pastor killed for magic penis

A pastor was set alight in South Africa by people who accused him of using a magic penis to sleep with women.

Nine men and three women aged 28 to 50 will appear in court in Mpumalanga on charges of murder and arson after Albert Malwane was burned to death.

Blur rocker hosts Big Lunch

Blur rocker hosts Big Lunch

Alex James hosted a lunch at the world's longest picnic table in the UK.

The 'Blur' rocker teamed up with MasterCard to enjoy free food with over 350 other picnic-lovers at the table which covered 90 metres of ground.

Man stabbed over toilet visits

Man stabbed over toilet visits

An American woman stabbed her boyfriend for going to the toilet too much.

Mary Ramos, 46, said she slashed her man in the face and chest because she thought he was meeting a naked woman in their flat's communal bathroom.

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Russian man beats a bank at its own...

Russian man beats a bank at its own game

A Russian man who decided to write his own small print in a credit card contract has had his changes upheld in court. He’s now suing the country’s leading online bank for more than 24 million rubles ($727,000) in compensation. Disappointed by the terms of the unsolicited offer for a credit card from Tinkoff Credit […]
Teacher Wears Same Outfit to Pictur...

Teacher Wears Same Outfit to Picture Day for 40 Years

After a good long career in education, Dale Irby has retired. And so have his groovy shirt and sweater vest. In every school picture for the past 40 years, Dale wore the same 1970s-era polyester shirt and coffee-colored sweater. And let me just say he aged a whole lot better than his clothes did. It […]
Two-headed turtle at San Antonio Zo...

Two-headed turtle at San Antonio Zoo

A two-headed turtle has hatched at the San Antonio Zoo and officials have named her Thelma and Louise. The female Texas cooter arrived June 18 and will go on display Thursday at the zoo’s Friedrich Aquarium.Read the rest of Two-headed turtle at San Antonio Zoo Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh
Saudi prince sues Forbes for undere...

Saudi prince sues Forbes for underestimating his wealth

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who owns London’s Savoy hotel, claims US publication undervalued his wealth by $9.6bn Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world’s wealthiest businessmen who owns assets including London’s Savoy hotel, has launched a libel action against the business magazine Forbes over claims it underestimated his fortune by $9.6bn. Alwaleed, […]
?Bang With Friends? Banned from App...

?Bang With Friends? Banned from App Store

Bang With Friends debuted in January and quickly took off in popularity. The concept is simple: Users log in with Facebook and select what friends they want to bang. Only friends that have mutually selected the other user show-up in a “down to bang” queue. The app claims more than 1 million users, even though […]
Chinese husband sues wife for being...

Chinese husband sues wife for being ugly, wins $120,000

Northern Chinese resident Jian Feng divorced and sued his wife for $120,000 and won! The story goes that Mr. Feng was deeply in love with his beautiful wife until they had a baby girl. Feng was horrified at how ugly the baby was and demanded to know who his wife had cheated on him with […]

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Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling Is Kin...

Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling Is Kinda Crazy

Cheese RollingIt's one of the weirdest of all sporting events: The "cheese rolling" that takes place every year at Cooper's Hill over in the U.K.

A wheel of Gloucester cheese is rolled down a hill, and people run after it.

But it's not as simple as it sounds... because people go nuts and the hill is lumpy and slippery.

You can see a video if it here.

But what's even nuttier is the first-person POV caught on video with a GoPro camera.

Check out HuffPost Weird News for that crazy clip... and you may never look at a wheel of cheese the same way.

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Pirates Gather In Attempt To Set Ne...

Pirates Gather In Attempt To Set New World Record

Pirate!Thousands of pirates gathered in (where else?) Penzance, England in an attempt to show the world they have more scallywags than anyone else.

The pirate gathering was supposed to break the record for "largest gathering of pirates," but a few too many walked the plank: with 14,154 pirates gathered, they fell 77 rascals, scoundrels, villains and knaves short of the record.

The BBC reports that organizers had been hoping for 20,000 pirates.

There's always next year, mateys.

In the meantime, you can gaze upon yonder visage of the many fine pirate costumes from the gathering in my new photo collection.

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Molly Schuyler Eats A LOT Of Steak

Molly Schuyler Eats A LOT Of Steak

Molly SchuylerShe's a mother of four from Nebraska who weighs just 125 pounds, but don't let her size fool you. Molly Schuyler ...

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How To Hypnotize An Emu

How To Hypnotize An Emu

Emu Who knew emus had a leg fetish?

Some guy in Australia shows how to catch an emu... and it's all in the legs.

Check out this video at HuffPost Weird News -- just in case you're even in a situation where you need to catch some emus.

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Bigfoot On Display In New York?

Bigfoot On Display In New York?

Not BigfootThe world's "most terrifying creature," Bigfoot, is about to go on display in New York at something called the Tiny Top Circus.

But before you buy your ticket, be aware that this circus has an organizer with a bit of a history.

It's Joey Skaggs, the noted prankster who loves to fool the media and public alike.

Still, he's talking a good game.

"He is a sight to see," Skaggs told The Huffington Post. "You will not want to miss this!"

If nothing else, Skaggs has a more creative angle on this one. While other Bigfoot hoaxes claim to have a body, Tiny Top claims to have a living creature that will be released back into the wild, according to a poster for the event.

A bigfoot in the "wilds" of New York? I've already seen it... on the subway.

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Burn Victim... Saved By A Slurpee!

Burn Victim... Saved By A Slurpee!

SlurpeeIn case of emergency, dial 7-11.

An Oregon man who had suffered from burns during a dispute with his neighbors ran into a 7-Eleven and began pouring Hawaiian Punch Slurpees onto his wounds, according to the Associated Press.

He poured the slushy drink from the machine and into his shirt, then rubbed it onto his skin.

The AP says the dispute involved neighbors, hot oil and burns. And a skin-saving Slurpee machine.

Read the full story at HuffPost Weird News.

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Truck dangles off overpass in Texas

Truck dangles off overpass in Texas

An 18-wheeler truck dangles off an overpass after the vehicle blew a tyre and caught fire on a Texas highway






Beatles' Abbey Road crossing could ...

Beatles' Abbey Road crossing could get its own lollipop lady

Westminster Council is taking action after safety fears for thousands of tourists flocking to recreate the band's iconic image






Bristol balloon fiesta gets underwa...

Bristol balloon fiesta gets underway with mass take-off

The annual Bristol balloon festival kicks off as hundreds of balloon enthusiasts gather for a spectacular simultaneous ascent






Bear Grylls' lawyers order knife co...

Bear Grylls' lawyers order knife company to drop Bear name

Bear Blades says it does not have 'the energy or inclination' to fight 'faceless' lawyers representing Bear Grylls Ventures
Magistrate sings in protest at bein...

Magistrate sings in protest at being forced to retire

Karen Henshaw stood up in court and broke into song about being forced to step down from her duties at the age of 70. Here she sings the song again for The Telegraph






'Teen horniness' graffiti scrawled ...

'Teen horniness' graffiti scrawled on cathedral wall

Staff at Rochester Cathedral are struggling to remove "Teen horniness is not a crime" graffiti, which appeared earlier this week






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