Archive for February, 2009

Woman Accused of Breaking into Home to do Laundry

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Bradenton woman was charged with felony burglary after she repeatedly broke into a home in her neighborhood to use the clothes washer and dryer in a vacant home, according ... Read more..

Missing Man Gets 7 Parking Tickets While Dead in Backseat of Car

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The identity of man found dead inside a car in College Park on Monday afternoon has been confirmed as that of a Gainesville engineer missing since Feb. 11. Now city ... Read more..

Injured Good Smaritan Ticketed for Jaywalking

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A good Samaritan who pushed three people out of the path of a pickup before he was struck and injured has been ticketed for jaywalking. Family members say 58-year-old Jim ... Read more..

Worm Causes Computer to Crash

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The discovery was made by IT repairmen who found the 5in worm lodged inside the computer. The creature had crawled into his £360 old laptop through an air vent and ... Read more..

Grandmother Most Married Woman, 29 Marriages

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Mrs Wolfe, 68, is included in the Guinness Book of World Records for the dubious honour of being wed more times than anyone else alive. She has said that she ... Read more..

40 Year Old Woman Fell to Her Death, Was Chasing a Feather

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The walker, who was in her 40s, had been following a coastal footpath when she spotted the bird feather and went to pick it up. As the wind caught it ... Read more..

Courthouse in West Palm Overrun with Mice

Monday, February 23rd, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Nearly everyone at the Palm Beach County Courthouse has a mouse tale to tell since a rodent population boom began, the Palm Beach (Fla.) Post said Friday. Something has caused ... Read more..

Worlds Most Pierced Woman Adds New Piercing for Total of 6,005

Monday, February 23rd, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Elaine Davidson, the world's most pierced woman, has added yet more metal adornments to her body, bringing the grand total to 6,005...Source Related posts:Boy’s neck pierced during ninja game mishap Pierced-cat seller’s ... Read more..

Huge Pot Bust in NY

Monday, February 23rd, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Federal agents are calling it one of the biggest marijuana busts ever. Police say the massive drug operation was taking place in Middle Village, Queens, reports CBS station WCBS-TV in ... Read more..

6 Books Make Strangest Title List

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Selecting the shortlist for Britain's strangest book titles was tough this year because of the large number of candidates, a spokesman says. The competition was so intense that "Excrement in ... Read more..