Archive for August, 2009

Meteorite Stolen From Connecticut Dinosaur Store

Monday, August 31st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A meteorite worth $2,200 was stolen from a Connecticut gift shop at a nature activity center. Workers at The Dinosaur Place noticed the 30-pound hunk of nickel and iron was ... Read more..

Recession Prompts Modern Day Calif. Gold Rush

Monday, August 31st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

There's a new rush for gold in California. You could call them the '09ers arriving 160 years after the original '49ers.  The number of people coming to California to pan ... Read more..

Angelina Jolie Annoyed With Brad Pitt’s Horrible Guitar Playing

Monday, August 31st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Brad Pitt annoys Angelina Jolie with his "horrible" guitar playing. The actor often infuriates the 34-year-old beauty - with who he raises six children - with his terrible attempts at ... Read more..

Victim: Thief Walked Up To Me Wearing My Clothes

Monday, August 31st, 2009 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

The burglary of a Sacramento home was easily solved when one of the alleged thieves talked with the victim while wearing her stolen property, according to police. Tammy Brown was ... Read more..

Microsoft photo blunder: Software giant admits changing race of man

Sunday, August 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Software giant Microsoft apologised today for altering a photo on its website which changed the race of one of the people shown in the picture. A photo on the company's ... Read more..

Papa John’s founder finds his beloved 1971 Camaro

Sunday, August 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The founder of the Papa John's pizza chain has finally reunited with the muscle car he sold years ago to help keep his family's business afloat. John Schnatter sold the ... Read more..

Mechanic finds ‘Favre’ goat in trunk

Sunday, August 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Work in a tire shop and you'll see your share of lug nuts. But the guys at Tires Plus in Winona will never forget their encounter. It started with a broken ... Read more..

Lego giraffe tail repeatedly stolen

Sunday, August 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

Visitors to a tourist attraction in Berlin have been making off with an unusual memento -- the 30 cm long tail of a Lego giraffe....Source Related posts:Lego Condems Bin Laden Lego ... Read more..

Video blunder lets porn be sold legally to kids

Saturday, August 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Retailers who sell children violent or pornographic videos will be immune from prosecution for the next three months after the discovery of a government blunder 25 years ago....Source Related posts:Porn on ... Read more..

Farmers issue warning after fatal cow attacks

Saturday, August 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The deaths of no fewer than four people after being trampled by cows in the past two months has prompted Britain's main farming union to issue a warning about the ... Read more..




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