Archive for October, 2009

Australians vote to name new vegemite

Saturday, October 31st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Australians have picked a name for the cream cheese update to their iconic Vegemite spread after the name chosen by Kraft last month was rejected in a national backlash....Source Related posts:5,200 ... Read more..

Woman in Philippines cracks Oklahoma burglary

Saturday, October 31st, 2009 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Police say three people who tried to rob a man's suburban Oklahoma City apartment were caught by his wife in the Philippines, who saw them on the webcam the couple ... Read more..

Survey: Miamians Beautiful, Yet Not Intelligent

Saturday, October 31st, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Depending on how you want to look at it, the city of Miami is full of the most beautiful people of any city in America; but the city of Miami ... Read more..

Police: Couple Used Boy As Designated Driver

Friday, October 30th, 2009 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

A Marin County couple with several drunken-driving arrests between them let a 13-year-old boy drive them home to avoid another DUI, according to police. San Anselmo Police Sgt. Rob Schneider ... Read more..

Giant swordfish raises the steaks

Friday, October 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Four days ago it was cruising in the Firth of Forth, thousands of miles from home and blissfully unaware its great adventure was about to come to an abrupt ... Read more..

New iPhone App. Lets You Attend Church From Home

Friday, October 30th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

iPhone users can now go to church on their phones. Boston-based CatholicTV has put together a new iPhone application that gives users access to full-length video of daily mass, the full ... Read more..

North Texans Merge Farm Life With City Living

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

It's a movement that's growing across urban areas of North Texas. Families are raising chickens in their backyards and reaping the rewards. As CBS station KTVT-TV found out, the families ... Read more..

Phishing Attack Steals 20,000 E-mail Login Details

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

More than 20,000 usernames and passwords of AOL, Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo! e-mail accounts have been posted online in another massive phishing attack reported on Tuesday....Source Related posts:Conde Nast scammed: Gives ... Read more..

Scientists Reproduce Shroud Of Turin

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Scientists have reproduced the Shroud of Turin revered as the cloth that covered Jesus in the tomb and say the experiment proves the relic was man-made, a group of Italian ... Read more..

Tasered granny gets $40,000

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A 72-year-old woman whose Tasering by a deputy constable was captured on video and shown nationwide has accepted a $40,000 settlement offer from a Texas county....Source Related posts:Cops Finally Nab ‘Granny’ ... Read more..