Archive for January, 2009

New Zealand Inmate Foil Own Escape, Caught on Camera and Hilarious

Friday, January 30th, 2009 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Funny Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

CCTV has captured the moment when two handcuffed prisoners' attempt to escape custody came to a crashing end as they ran into a lamppost. The pair ran away while awaiting their ... Read more..

Man Reposseses Ex’s Breast Implants With a Knife

Friday, January 30th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Armed with a knife and lurking in the dark, Thomas Lee Rowley waited in ambush to reclaim what he thought  was rightfully his: his former girlfriend’s breast implants that Rowley ... Read more..

Boy Dresses as Girl to Cheat on Exam

Friday, January 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Dressing as a girl to take a high school Regents exam in place of another student landed a 17-year-old upstate New York boy in some serious detention. Deandre Ellis, 17, ... Read more..

Bush Shoe Thrower Statue Unveiled in Saddam’s Home Town

Thursday, January 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

When an Iraqi journalist hurled his shoes at George W. Bush last month at a Baghdad press conference, the attack spawned a flood of Web quips, political satire and street ... Read more..

Japanese Exec Buries 4 Million Dollars in Garden, Loses it

Thursday, January 29th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

An elderly Japanese businessman buried four million dollars in his garden for safekeeping only to find it dug up by a thief, police said Thursday. The man in his 80s ... Read more..

Google Earth Leads Cops to Hidden Pot Field

Thursday, January 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Swiss police said Thursday they stumbled across a large marijuana plantation while using Google Earth, the search engine company's satellite mapping software. Police said the find was part of a ... Read more..

Restaurant Owner Pistol Whips Unsatisfied Customer

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Everybody's had a restaurant get their food order wrong a time or two. Like most people, Richard Phinney figured the mistake would be corrected and his takeout calzone replaced when ... Read more..

Cop Fired After Urinating on Fan at Metalica Concert

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Brewster police officer is on paid administrative leave after allegedly urinating on a fellow music-lover at a Metallica concert in Boston then refusing to leave TD Banknorth Garden when ... Read more..

14 Year Old Dresses Like Cop and Heads to Police Station, Put to Work

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

Chicago Police say a 14-year-old boy has been charged with impersonating a police officer after he allegedly dressed up in a regulation uniform and reported for duty at a South ... Read more..

People Catch a Virus That Makes Them Fat

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The virus is picked up from a sneeze, a cough or dirty hands like a cold. The new research supports earlier theories from studies on weight gain. In one test ... Read more..