Archive for January, 2009

Children’s Slide Deemed Dangerous, 24 Securtiy Hired to Keep Kids Off

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

A slide at a Melbourne housing estate playground is being watched by security around the clock after it was deemed too dangerous for small children. Urban developer Villawood Properties said ... Read more..

Crossing State Lines with a Duck on Your Head is Illegal!

Sunday, January 25th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Minnesota law requires all bathtubs have feet. It is also illegal to sleep naked, tease a skunk or cross state lines with a duck on your head. They may sound ... Read more..

Nigerian Police Hold Goat on Suspicion of Armed Robbery

Sunday, January 25th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Funny Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Police in Nigeria are holding a goat on suspicion of attempted armed robbery. Vigilantes took the black and white beast to the police saying it was an armed robber who ... Read more..

Woman Spends 12 Hours a Day Walking To and From Job

Sunday, January 25th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Her name is Anna Kraisingerova, and she is somebody worth knowing. You may have seen her trudging along Prince of Wales Drive and wondered why she was walking alone in ... Read more..

Lizard Found Hiding Broccoli, Now a Member of Family

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Paula Walsh said she and her partner, Jez Allen, decided to keep the gecko after Walsh's daughter discovered it among the broccoli after they returned to their Meole Brace, England, ... Read more..

Reality TV Show Offers Spot on Dallas Cowboys

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The first time Michael Irvin watched "American Idol," he loved the concept of giving undiscovered singers the chance to become stars. Now Irvin is doing the same for NFL wannabes. ... Read more..

Caught Thief Makes Up Fake Address, Turns Out to Belong to Investigating Officer

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A German teen-ager caught shoplifting tried to dupe police by lying about where he lived -- but ended up in even more trouble when the address he gave turned out ... Read more..

Shouting Midgets Replace Dumbbells at Gym

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A London gym has introduced an unusual fitness program that replaces dumbbells with human weights, including midgets. Richard Hilton, owner of Gymbox at Bank, said the fitness regime isn’t a ... Read more..

Passenger Opens Plane’s Emergency Exit Door, Walks Out on Wing

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A man is in custody after opening an emergency door on a Delta Air Lines flight that landed at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Tuesday afternoon. Phoenix police have not ... Read more..

Postal Worker Hoards Thousands of Peices of Mail in Storage Unit

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

There were jokes and snickers at a Michigan post office when customers learned that an overwhelmed carrier had rented a storage unit to hide thousands of pieces of mail. "I ... Read more..