Archive for July, 2009

First Panda From Frozen Sperm Born In China

Friday, July 31st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Chinese researchers have impregnated a panda with a frozen sperm and the artificial insemination yielded a healthy baby panda on Thursday....Source Related posts:Intelligent Men Have the Best Sperm Pa. zoo on brink ... Read more..

Japanese professor creates baseball-playing robots

Friday, July 31st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Look out Ichiro Suzuki and Daisuke Matsuzaka. A pair of baseball-playing robots that can pitch and hit with incredible results. The pitching robot, with its three-fingered hand, can throw 90% ... Read more..

Suspicious Fire Destroys 32 Golf Carts At West Virginia Greens

Friday, July 31st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

A West Virginia golf club lost 32 golf carts to a suspicious fire on Friday morning and investigators suspect vandals were responsible for the $100,000 damage....Source Related posts:Getting Enough Sleep? They ... Read more..

Stray snake halts proceedings in state assembly

Friday, July 31st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A stray snake brought parliament to a standstill for several hours on Thursday in India's Orissa state, officials said....Source Related posts:Man Seeking Help For Stray Dog Arrested For DWI Snake Head Found ... Read more..

Dude, Where’s My Car? Robert Pattinson Lost His Car

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | 2 Comments »

The 'Twilight' actor Robert Pattinson can't recall where he left the vehicle, despite it being incredibly important to him, after his hectic filming and travelling schedule left him disorganized. He ... Read more..

Naked girls plow fields for rain

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Farmers in an eastern Indian state have asked their unmarried daughters to plow parched fields naked in a bid to embarrass the weather gods to bring some badly needed monsoon ... Read more..

Toupee wearer 1, roller coaster 0

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The owner of a South Carolina hair replacement business says a Myrtle Beach roller coaster isn't nearly as hair-raising as the commercials claim. A television ad shows the 150-foot-tall Time ... Read more..

Think twice before playing the lottery

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Feeling lucky, punk? An Ontario lottery player's windfall - then downfall - earlier this week is an ironic reminder that for those with something to hide, going for the big ... Read more..

Naked Cowboy to run for NYC mayor

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The Naked Cowboy might be considered a quirky asset to New York City's tourism industry. Now the Times Square traffic-stopper says he'd make a mighty fine mayor....Source Related posts:Naked Cowboy briefs ... Read more..

Fate of “marijuana mine” in limbo

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

An abandoned mine in northern Canada may lose its role as the country's only government-sanctioned marijuana farm. Production at the mine -- deep under the tundra at Flin Flon, Manitoba ... Read more..