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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    http://www.vice.com/read/villagers-in-kazakhstan-are-falling-asleep-en-masse-for-no-apparent-reason-539?utm_source=vicefbus
    AndreiTarkovsky AndreiTarkovsky 26-30, M Dec 16, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    http://www.dailymail.

    co.uk/news/peoplesdaily/article-3110734/Drones-used-Chinese-officials-stop-students-cheating-gaokao.html Using drones to catch cheating students in exams to enter university in China. Rather than funny, I find it scary that a whole society is so worried and stressed about an...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M Jun 7

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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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    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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    There is a news story online right

    now about some 68 yr old man who threatened his own DAUGHTER with a rifle over a game if Battleship!!!!! There is irony there... But it gets better.... The girl escaped from their TRAILER... Lmao You seriously can't make this stuff up!!! Hahahahaha
    Tasha15Girl Tasha15Girl 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Okay, so life hasn't been going too well lately. I usually do not admit these things, but it has taken a toll on me. First off, I thought I was going to lose my mother today. She...
    XOAfraaXO XOAfraaXO 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    My cousin told me he liked me years ago. I didn't make him feel weird about it. We talked about it and kept being close friends. We even tried being together for a little while...
    cataleyaj2009 cataleyaj2009 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    What should I tell her she is my second cousin and I don't want things to be weird between me and her
    247aXell 247aXell 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    What should I tell her but not make it weird between us
    247aXell 247aXell 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    As I sit here in the dark tonight, I thought I would share a few things that Ive thinking about lately. before I met you, I did dated a few guys, after that whole Michigan...
    Chabelle Chabelle 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    The title has nothing to do with what this post, but meh.. Its true. Food is life. Follow/tweet me on twitter: MissSidraa Lets get crunk on weirdness. Ayeee 💃🏻💃🏻
    DelphicMystery DelphicMystery 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Sensitive people only make up 20% of the worlds population.
    Traysee Traysee 46-50, F 6 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Is it weird that when I am walking home from school I love just standing still in the heavy pouring rain when I'm like near my house even if it's soaking my clothes and hair?
    ThisIsLife13 ThisIsLife13 13-15, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I ride for a group on youtube, and our group is talking with Street Surfing right now about being sponsored, most exciting news... and they hunted us down, which is awesome because...
    RJinsu RJinsu 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    Off he goes to university, but halfway through the semester he foolishly has squandered all of his money. He calls home. 'Dad,' he says, 'you won't believe what modern education...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    We lived in a dorm that was beautiful, in this giant old mansion. And I think everyone had their own room, and the rooms were all different colors. I was walking back from a night...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Feeling like Monroe today... Weird and maybe yes it's time for changes in my life
    ophelia379 ophelia379 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    It's weird, I'm not that big of a fan of Mn... But I really do love Mpls! I love exploring the trails and the unique history of this city
    justbnatural justbnatural 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    I really do. I listen to Bjork, Busdriver, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Tune-yards, and Leonard Cohen. I'm trying to branch out though. Gonna try listening to Beyoncé and maybe Sia. I...
    ChiMasta ChiMasta 16-17, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I had this dream that I went to this weird restaurant, and they wouldn't tell us what the ingredients were, so anyways, I ate, and then I was like "alrighty dude, what was that...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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