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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I love websites I can go to when I'm feeling bored. That's definitely why I'm on EP so much. That and because I consider it my diary. But the first website I ever discovered that...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 5

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    not really weird...but just pointing out that...everyday is always someone's birthday. Not even really a fact more like an observation...so the next time you cry that someone...
    InnocentBitesizeChocolate InnocentBitesizeChocolate 18-21, F Jul 2

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    This is a friend of mine. Weird isn't it?
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M Jul 6

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    Let me state "I have seen a THUNDERBIRD" they exist. I want to know what weird stuff have you seen in your lifetime? Tell me your story and I will share mine with you.
    TxRocker TxRocker 46-50, M 9 Responses Jul 12

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    I love people i can share my wierdness with!!! 🔥😜😝
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F Jul 12

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    I love trippy stuff (No drugs, I promise) I'm really amused by creepy stuff that breaks the fourth wall. Or stuff like "Candle Cove" (please tell me you know what that is...
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    The production of Disney’s film “Tangled” was more expensive than the production of “Avatar.”
    4evershattered 4evershattered 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    9 Facts About Lake Superior: 1. Lake Superior is actually not a lake at all, but an inland sea. 2. All of the four other Great Lakes, plus three more the size of Lake Erie, would...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    7 Facts About Lake Erie: 1. Lake Erie is the fourth-largest Great Lake in surface area, and the smallest in depth. It’s the 11th largest lake on the planet. 2. There is alleged...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M Jul 3

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    6 Facts About Lake Huron: 1. If not for the the Straits of Mackinac, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron might be considered one lake. Hydrologically speaking, they have the same mean...
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    9 Facts About Lake Michigan: 1. In size, Lake Michigan ranks third among the Great Lakes, and sixth among all freshwater lakes in the world. 2. Lake Michigan is the only Great...
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    5 Facts About Lake Ontario: 1. Lake Ontario is the smallest of the Great Lakes in surface area, and second smallest in depth. It’s the 14th largest lake on the planet. 2. The...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    The first historically recorded flight of a pig took place on British soil, at Leysdown in Kent on November 4th, 1909. The pig was placed into a wicker basket, which was in turn...
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    when a pregnant female rat is exposed to the scent of a male rat that isn't the father she has a miscarriage. it's called the Bruce effect. can you imagine if that happened in...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    A 1991 study at Ataturk University in Turkey showed that 50 percent of cats were right-pawed, 40 percent were left-pawed and 10 percent showed no preference. A 2006 study from the...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Any conversation with subject and substance that doesn't involve my boobs. Why are there so many INCAPABLE of intelligent conversation & critical thinking? I performed a "cleanse...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F Jul 10

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    sweat has a small amount of urine in it, which is why arm put stains are yellow after a while
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 16-17, F 9 Responses Jul 10

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    People who have bad hand writing are typically smarter than those with neat hand writing because their brains process information faster
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    *Picture* Its kind of True. Consider this site..
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M Jul 13

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    A psychology study suggests, when you're single, all you see are happy couples. And when you're committed, all you see are happy singles.
    4evershattered 4evershattered 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I think a glue gun should be in every house hold. Just in case. What would you use it for?
    Bethybeezz Bethybeezz 31-35 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I listen to movie scores, such as the theme song for UP! And then sings from cartoons like Marceline's and ice king's duet
    JaysGrief JaysGrief 16-17, M Jul 18

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    For most of my life I ate rice with ketchup... Because white with red spilling over it looked soooo appetizing
    JaysGrief JaysGrief 16-17, M Jul 18

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