Archive for February, 2009

Man Wins Lottery Twice on Valentine’s Day

Saturday, February 21st, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Georgia man who won the state lottery twice on Valentine's Day says he owes his good luck to his wife. James McAllister, 62, of Acworth, Ga., scratched off a ... Read more..

Google Earth Found Atlantis?

Saturday, February 21st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Google is officially denying widespread Internet rumors that its Google Earth software located the mythical sunken city of Atlantis off the coast of Africa. Either that, or Google is totally ... Read more..

Text Message with Details of Drug Deal Accidently Sent to Cop

Saturday, February 21st, 2009 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Funny Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

When sending a text message to arrange a drug deal, it’s a good idea to dial carefully. Police say that was not the case for Alicja S. Sawicki, who was ... Read more..

Giant Snake Spotted in Jungle River

Friday, February 20th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

London's Daily Telegraph greeted readers Friday morning with photos of what appeared to be a gigantic serpent wending its way down a tropical river, said to be somewhere on the ... Read more..

Man Catches a 6 Pound Rat

Friday, February 20th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Chinese man said he caught a 6-pound "rat the size of a cat" by its 12-inch tail in a residential area of the city of Fuzhou. The man, identified ... Read more..

Dog Plays With Loaded Gun, Shoots Self in Head

Friday, February 20th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Lakewood, Colorado man claims a Jack Russell terrier shot itself in the head while playing with a loaded gun on the floor. Ryan Hayes is on trial for aggravated ... Read more..

Google Earth Shows US Launching From Pakistan, Despite Denials

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The United States has been using a base in Pakistan to station unmanned Predator drones that have been used to attack terrorist targets inside ... Read more..

Burglary Suspect Caught After Tripping on Pants That Fell Down

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Florida burglary suspect, fleeing the scene of a robbery, was easily caught by police after he tripped when his pants fell down. The 37-year-old man was exiting the front ... Read more..

Candy Wrapper Trail Leads to Thieves

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Five Palm Bay juveniles were arrested on burglary charges Tuesday after a police officer followed a candy wrapper trail to a house where they were staying. A police officer followed ... Read more..

Man Doused Drinking Buddy With Tequila, Set Him on Fire

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Westbury man doused his friend with tequila and lit him on fire as they argued over whether he could sleep over to recover from a day of drinking, Nassau ... Read more..