Archive for April, 2009

Man Cut Off Finger and Ate it Over Wages

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Serbian union official who chopped off his finger and ate it in a protest over wages that in some cases have not been paid in years, said Monday he ... Read more..

Cop Robs Bank, Without Mask, Makes Getaway in Patrol Car

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A German police detective faces charges of armed robbery after he allegedly walked into a bank without a mask, held up tellers with his police-issued pistol and made his getaway ... Read more..

Housefire a Result of Trying to Kill Spider

Monday, April 27th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

British firefighters say a man set fire to the front of his house trying to kill a spider with a lighter. Firefighters said they arrived at the Portsmouth, England, home ... Read more..

Teacher Attacked by Squirrel

Monday, April 27th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Michigan teacher guiding students around the University of Michigan campus was attacked by an irate squirrel when she tried to help one of its young. The teacher, from Detroit, ... Read more..

Surgeon Finds Toothpick in Woman’s Foot, Was There for a Decade

Monday, April 27th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

After a dozen years, a Colorado State University student who unknowingly had a toothpick lodged in her foot is free of the object. Jasmine Rainey said she heard over and ... Read more..

Runaway Bull Captured on Video Tape in Supermarket

Sunday, April 26th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A runaway bull was captured on security cameras doing some "on the hoof" shopping in an Irish supermarket. The animal had been at the local mart in Ballinrobe, County Mayo, ... Read more..

Pilot Suspended After Landing Plane at Wrong Airport

Sunday, April 26th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

AN airline which is banned from flying to Europe has this week announced that it has suspended a pilot and co-pilot who landed at the wrong airport in Lusaka, Zambia. ... Read more..

Student Gets Perfect Scores on ACT, SAT and PSAT

Sunday, April 26th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Willa Chen has a knack for tough tests. The Detroit News reported Saturday that the 17-year-old senior at southeast Michigan's Canton High School got perfect scores on the ACT — ... Read more..

Woman to Have 40 Pound Tumor Removed

Saturday, April 25th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A German doctor said Friday that surgeons have successfully removed a 40-pound (18 kilogram) malignant bone tumor from a Saudi Arabian woman. Dr. Heinz Zurbruegg, a surgeon at the private ... Read more..

Couple Found Having Sex in Dumpster

Saturday, April 25th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Don’t bother knocking if the dumpster is rocking. That’s what Saanich police found out early Friday, while following up on a call of “suspicious persons.” A Saanich police officer arrived ... Read more..