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I Love Weird News

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    Chuck Shepard

    If you dig weird news then the place you should visit is none other than, www.newsoftheweird.com. Mr. Shepard has been doing this for over 20 years. He also has a sister site where he puts all the unedited articles before he rewrites and publishes them. I haven't missed a...
    AlDemone AlDemone 51-55, M Dec 9, 2011

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    Bears Fan Has 126 Autograph Tattoos

    Via With Leather: Last night, I called a buddy of mine who is a pretty big Chicago Bears fan and I asked him if the name Glenn Timmerman rang a bell and he said no. Actually, he said, “Was he the punter in the 80s?” But he hadn’t heard of him, so I asked if he was...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M Nov 4, 2011

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    For Any Woman Who Thinks We Have It Bad In the Us

    75-year-old woman sentenced to 40 lashes, four months in jail for meeting young men       CAIRO - A 75-year-old widow in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to 40 lashes and four months in jail for mingling with two young men who are not close relatives, drawing...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    Two of the Weirdest Stories I Have Read So Far

    I love to read weird news. Two stories really stick out in my mind. The first story is a bout a woman who sat on a toilet for 2 years and never got up. How is that possible? Why didn't her boyfriend help her up? And why did he wait two years to call for help? They said that she...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2008

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    OMG That Could Be One Day

    When I read this news story I couldn't help it I had to laugh. An old man was arrested for having sex with his comatose wife in the nursing home. They charged him with rape because the woman was not awake to say yes or no. I looked at my husband and thought" That's totally...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2008

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    Woman Marries the Eiffel Tower ... ??

    Woman With objects Fetish Marries Eiffel Tower telegraph.co.uk — A woman who has a bizarre fetish for inanimate objects has married the Eiffel Tower. Erika La Tour Eiffel, 37, a former soldier who lives in San Francisco, has been in love with objects before...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    Ac/dc Proves Irresistible To Sharks

    THEY'VE sold 200 million albums worldwide but AC/DC has an unexpected new fan - the majestic great white shark. Eyre Peninsula tourism operator Matt Waller has discovered that great whites are attracted to the Australian hard rock band more than any other - even more than berley...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 4, 2011

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    Man's Image Seen In Ultrasound

    By Jane Weaver Doctors at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, have spotted what looks like the face of a screaming man in an ultrasound of a testicular tumour. A mystical image or sheer coincidence? Either way, that’s one sad ‘nad. Doctors in Canada...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M Nov 4, 2011

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    Berlin Wall's Wife

    I have to say, this is quite possibly one of the best headlines I've ever read: ' I married a wall - but now I'm cheating on it with a fence' True story. This lady married the Berlin wall in 1979 and she's now in a relationship with a fence.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2008

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    Woman Dies At Her Own Funeral: Fagilyu Mukhametzyanov Dead At 49

    A woman has reportedly died from the shock of coming to life at her own funeral. Fagilyu Mukhametzyanov, 49, was wrongly declared dead by doctors, but she actually died after hearing people pray for her soul in Kazan, Russia, according to the Daily Mail. She was taken back to a...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M Jun 24, 2011

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    Unclear On the Concept

    On Nov. 30, for a social justice project at Cheektowaga Central High School (Buffalo, N.Y.), students spent an 18-degree night in cardboard boxes on the school's lawn, in supposed solidarity with the area's homeless population. According to a Buffalo News report, the suffering...
    dyin2live dyin2live 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 7, 2008

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    The Other Day...

    Only the other day, there was news that a man had decided to protect his home by having a catapult loaded with chicken poo at the ready to ubleash at trespassers.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7, 2008

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    He Won a Darwin For This ...

      (13 October 2008, Germany) Smoking kills... if you try hard enough. A 42 year old man was badly injured by his air mattress one morning. The previous night he had inflated the punctured mattress with a tyre repair spray which, like all solvent-based aerosols, is...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    Back From The Dead

    ‘Dead’ Women Climbs From Grave A woman in China, thought to be dead, crawled out of her coffin to cook herself a meal, because apparently death makes one very hungry indeed.   Li Xiufeng, age 96, had suffered a head injury and was examined by neighbor Chen Qingwang...
    MadeInHell MadeInHell 41-45 Jul 30, 2013

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    Billionaire Sheikh Writes His Name In An Island So It Can Be Seen From Space

    Billionaire Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, 63, needed something on which to spend his vast fortune (we all know you can’t just have tons of money sitting around doing nothing), so he hired a crew to dig his name into the sand on an island he owns, called Al Futaisi. The...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M Jul 23, 2011

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    Man Wrestles Kangaroo

    Not a bird, or a plane but a kangaroo has crashed through the bedroom window of a Canberra (Australia) family's home before terrorizing the occupants.  The family were woken in the early hrs of the morning when a kangaroo burst through a three metre high window of their...
    cello cello 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2009

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    The Naked Christian (Christian Nudist Colony)

    HUDSON, Fla.-Natura, America's first Christian nudist colony, opened this spring on a 240-acre Florida site near Tampa. The resort will eventually include 500 homes, a water park, marriage and family classes, and a clothing-optional church. Co-founder Bill Martin plans a family...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 18, 2011

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    Meet Stanley; Adult Baby

    By Melissa Dahl When 29-year-old Stanley gets home from a hard day at work, he just wants to kick back with a nice bottle of milk, his pacifier and maybe play around with some Legos. As an "adult baby," the California man likes to pretend he's an infant, while being cared for by...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M 2 Responses May 5, 2011

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    Me Too:

    Can I recommend for UK weird news, I find http://www.metro.co.uk/weird is always worth a look.
    Kikuchiyo Kikuchiyo 31-35, M Mar 8, 2008

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    Worldest Oldest Dog

    I heard this on the news the other day. The world's oldest dog actually lives right here in south Louisiana. He just had a birthday. He is 26 years old. If he were human he would be 182 years old. Damn that's one old *** dog!
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2009

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    The World's Tiniest Chameleon

    A species of chameleon small enough to easily perch on a match head has been discovered on a tiny island off Madagascar, a group of scientists has announced. In addition to the discovery of Brookesia micra, now the tiniest chameleon ever discovered, the researchers also...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M Feb 14, 2012

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    The End Of The World

    No i never thought the world would end today. BUT, how many wackos ran around screaming and banging their head off of things during Y2K? Or what about the self proclaimed radio prophet Harold Camping, one guy, no one has ever heard of whose made a few false predicitions claims...
    hereiam72 hereiam72 18-21, M Dec 21, 2012

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    What About the Trust?? :)

    "The divorce of Anton Popazov and his wife, Nataliya, is about to go through, but the couple are still contractually committed to the Moscow State Circus, where their act includes Nataliya's shooting an apple off of Anton's head with a crossbow. The Times of London asked...
    dyin2live dyin2live 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2008

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    Ewww!

    In January, Derry, N.H., Town Administrator Gary Stenhouse told Thomas Souhlaris that he'd have to move his sausage stand because he was trespassing on city property. Souhlaris had set up the stand at the town's garbage transfer station, and Stenhouse said there might be...
    dyin2live dyin2live 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 7, 2008

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    She's Got Drive: Woman Takes Driver's Test While In Labor

    By Kavita Varma-White 20-year-old Emma French, from Livingston, Scotland, took her driver’s test while she was in labor, according to this story in the Scottish Sun. Apparently French woke up in the wee hours one morning to discover her water had broken. But she had an 8:30...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M Nov 4, 2011

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    Want a Boy Or a Girl?

    I heard a strange thing in the news yesterday. It says that scientists have found a link between what you eat and the sex your baby is going to be. They said if you eat lots of bananas your chances are higher of having a boy. They didn't say about what to eat to have a girl. But...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2008

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    The movies I'll be watching this week are Veld -1987 Until the end of the world -1991 All summer in a day -1982 World on a wire -1973 Beyond the black rainbow- 2010 (this one looks...
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    Yes!! Just random weird facts to think about and converse with others!
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I saw them live at WinterJam!!!
    MtnDewForever MtnDewForever 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    baseball player Mark McGwire set a new record for most home runs in a season in 1998. His record-setting 70th home run ball was caught by a fan who sold it for $3 million at...
    boxachocolates boxachocolates 36-40 Aug 23

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    An epidemic of laughing that lasted almost a year broke out in Tanganyika (now Tanzania) in 1962. Several thousand people were affected, across several villages. It forced a school...
    Brok3nSoul Brok3nSoul 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    Did you know that more people in the United States are murdered each year by unarmed people than all the murders by firearms, bats, knives, clubs, and etc. together?
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 4 Responses Aug 26

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    If you stay up all night your body burns and extra 161 calories
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    The longest time between two twins being born is 87 days.
    Staycreativesailor Staycreativesailor 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    101% of the time our breast is never the same size.
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Hit me with them! Never too late to learn something new!
    JessiLin JessiLin 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Watch the movie Bad Meat. It is hilarious.
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    There's a Japanese island taken over by cats. They rule the island. It's called Tashirojima...
    Misadventured Misadventured 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    There was a computer designed only for women! (more info below)
    Misadventured Misadventured 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    Hearing someone call your name when no one has actually called your name is a sign of a healthy mind
    bonesxposed bonesxposed 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 3

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    Everyone has a unique smell, EXCEPT for identical twins!
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F Sep 5

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    It takes 17 muscles to SMILE :) It takes 43 muscles to FROWN :( So smile more! It's easier! :D
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    The acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve a razor blade!
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Your eyes are always the same size from birth, but your nose and ears continue to grow!
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F Sep 5

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    You use 200 muscles to take ONE step.
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    The colder the room you're sleeping in, the greater chance you have of experiencing a nightmare! D:
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    A person's heart beats 40,000,000 times in a year! ❤️
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F Sep 5

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    Humans are the ONLY animals to produce emotional tears! :'(
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F Sep 5

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    Women burn fat more slowly than men by a rate of 50 calories a day! -__- Men, you've got it MUCH easier to get into shape! So do it :D
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F Sep 5

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