Archive for September, 2009

White Philly Officer Told To Get Rid Of Cornrows

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Police in Philadelphia say a white officer who came to work with cornrows was ordered by a black superior to get a haircut because the braids violated department standards. The ... Read more..

Man discovers new colleague is long lost brother

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Seven years into his tenure as a furniture mover for a bedding retailer, Gary Nisbet was joined by a new colleague, Randy Joubert, who looked so much like him that ... Read more..

Mississippi Woman Now Sees Through Her Tooth

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

When the Old Testament writers warned about an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, they couldn't have known about Sharron Thornton. The 60-year-old Mississippi woman now has ... Read more..

Microsoft Allegedly Hiring Apple Retailers For Its Upcoming Stores

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

As Microsoft begins its foray into brick and mortar retail stores, new reports allege the Washington State-based software giant is poaching sales representatives and management from rival Apple....Source Related posts:Microsoft photo ... Read more..

Taylor Swift Likes Being Famous So She Can Buy Strangers Coffee

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | 2 Comments »

Taylor Swift likes being famous because she can buy other people coffee. The "Love Story" singer insists she loves sharing her good fortune with other people, and particularly loves surprising ... Read more..

Matt Damon Might Move To California Just To Be Closer To Ben Affleck

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Matt Damon is moving to California so he can be closer to Ben Affleck. He is considering uprooting his brood again and moving across America so he can spend more ... Read more..

Scientists Link Summer Vacation To Lower Death Rates

Monday, September 28th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The decrease in death rates during certain months of the year may be due to people taking some time off, according to a new study by European researchers. The scientists ... Read more..

Police Chiefs Cause Controversy With An Ad Asking For Gay Officers To Protect The British Royal Family

Monday, September 28th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Police chiefs have caused controversy with an advert asking for gay and transgender officers to protect the British royal family. Scotland Yard is looking to hire 30 more officers but ... Read more..

Lingerie Football League: Maybe Next Time Boston

Monday, September 28th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

It looks like the Lingerie Football League (LFL) will not have a New England team this season.  According to Wicket Local, the LFL could not find a venue in the ... Read more..

New, More Aggressive Python Breed Found In S. Fla.

Monday, September 28th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

South Florida already has a problem with the growing numbers of nonnative Burmese Pythons and now a cluster of python captures within a square mile in South Florida has wildlife ... Read more..