Archive for December, 2008

Plane Struck by Lightning – Video

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

747 Struck By Lightning - Watch more Entertainment Related posts:Jesus Statue Struck By Lightning In Ohio Man Struck By Lightning On His Birthday Lightning Strike Kills 52 Cows Giraffe struck, killed by lightning Man Hit ... Read more..

VT Man Wins $650K Lottery After Pulling Winning Ticket from Trash

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Vermont man is $650,000 richer after retrieving a lottery ticket he had been given for Christmas but accidentally threw away. Steven LeClair of Richford got the ticket for the ... Read more..

Hospital Staff Ignore Dying Man for Six Hours While Posing for Calander Photo Shoot

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Smiling for the camera, these are staff at the hospital where a dying man was not seen for six hours - posing for a calendar in which they mock waiting ... Read more..

Thief’s Cell Phone “Pocket Dials” 911 During Crime

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

Have you ever rubbed up against your cell phone in your pocket, causing it to randomly dial someone in your contact list without you realizing it? A similar situation happened ... Read more..

Dumb Criminal Uses Pay Stub to Write Bank Robbery Note On

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Funny Offbeat News, Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

The robber's threatening note made a Chicago bank job easy to solve: The FBI says the suspect wrote it on his pay stub. An FBI affidavit says the man walked ... Read more..

Woman Has Bizarre Reaction to Sandwiches

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Midland woman has been diagnosed with a dangerous reaction to sandwiches which causes her heart to stop beating for two seconds. Birmingham doctors discovered Britain’s most popular lunchtime snack ... Read more..

Washington DC Police Officers Caught Stealing Toys for Tots

Monday, December 29th, 2008 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

On Christmas day, four Washington, D.C. police officers were caught on tape stealing from Toys for Tots. I'm sure you've heard of Toys for Tots, which is a charity ... Read more..

George Francis, Oldest Man in US, Dies at 112

Monday, December 29th, 2008 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

George Francis, the nation's oldest man, who lived through both world wars, man's first walk on the moon and the election of the first black president, has died. He was ... Read more..

Extra Second to be Added This Year

Monday, December 29th, 2008 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The world's official timekeepers have added a "leap second" to the last day of the year on Wednesday, to help match clocks to the Earth's slowing spin on its axis, ... Read more..

Cocaine Dealer Describes Himself to Police

Sunday, December 28th, 2008 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Galveston police knew who to look for — exactly — when they arrested an alleged delivery man in a call-for-cocaine investigation. A 29-year-old Galveston man was jailed Friday on a ... Read more..