Archive for April, 2009

Men Find 100 Year Old Safe by Railroad Tracks – What’s Inside?

Friday, April 24th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Two men said they've found an abandoned safe by the side of some railroad tracks and that it could be more than a century old. Bill Dodd, one of the ... Read more..

Whale Protection Boat Hits Whale

Friday, April 24th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A research vessel for the federal agency charged with protecting the endangered right whale hit one of the animals off the Massachusetts coast this weekend, cutting into the animal's left ... Read more..

Woman’s Bra Deflects Bullet from Intruder

Friday, April 24th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

The metal underwire in a Detroit woman's bra was credited with deflecting a bullet fired at her during a break-in at a neighbor's home. Detroit police Officer Leon Rahmaan said ... Read more..

Pilot Makes Emergency Landing on Florida Road – Video

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Related posts:China Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing Over Bomb Joke Pilot Suddenly Goes Blind, Guided In For Safe Landing Pilot Suspended After Landing Plane at Wrong Airport Spilled tea forces emergency landing Space shuttle ... Read more..

Teacher Sent 5 Year Old Boy Home with Bag of Poop

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A 5-year-old student at Apple Valley Elementary in Yakima headed home on the bus with more than books in his backpack. Inside was a smelly package his father never imagined ... Read more..

Eagle Steals Woman’s Purse

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

An Austrian woman called police to report that she was mugged … by a bald eagle. Klara Maier told police she couldn’t believe her eyes when the eagle, with its ... Read more..

Man Stole $170,000 From Parking Meters

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Imagine $170,000. Now imagine that much in quarters and nickels and dimes. That's how much money Alexandria police say William J. Fell stole, canister by canister, from his job as ... Read more..

Global Warming? Melting Ice Cap? Antartica’s Ice Actually GROWING

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Ice is expanding in much of Antarctica, contrary to the widespread public belief that global warming is melting the continental ice cap. The results of ice-core drilling and sea ice ... Read more..

Rising Number of Overweight Blamed for Global Warming

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

THE rising number of fat people was yesterday blamed for global warming. Scientists warned that the increase in big-eaters means more food production — a major cause of CO2 gas ... Read more..

In Flight Turbulance Leaves Woman Paralyzed

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A woman was paralyzed and two other people were injured during a turbulent flight from Houston that arrived here early Saturday morning. The woman, 47, was using the plane's bathroom ... Read more..