Archive for January, 2010

Man wanting ride to bar calls 911, arrested

Saturday, January 30th, 2010 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Authorities say a Florida man who called 911 claiming he'd been beaten and shot at was hoping the tale would get him a ride to a bar....Source Related posts:Man Calls 911 ... Read more..

Restaurant patron hurt by falling stuffed moose head

Saturday, January 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Web designer says she was struck by the decor at a New York City restaurant - when it fell on her head....Source Related posts:Restaurant: Tattoo Mascot, Get Free Lunch For ... Read more..

Florida Man Advertises For Love; Gets Married

Friday, January 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Palm Beach man who advertised for a wife on a billboard finally got married....Source Related posts:‘I married complete stranger over phone,’ admits woman doctor Man gets married to a pillow Dog Returns ... Read more..

Where Did San Francisco’s Sea Lions Go?

Friday, January 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Following a record sized herd, hundreds of sea lions have suddenly disappeared from San Francisco's Pier 39 and have been gone for a month.  "It really was practically overnight," said ... Read more..

Naked shopper escapes jail term

Friday, January 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A WOMAN who walked naked into a shop for a drunken bet escaped a jail sentence yesterday....Source Related posts:Woman digs out jail with spoon Inmate Escapes From Prison – Mails Himself Out ... Read more..

Sneaking Across Border? There’s An App For That

Friday, January 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A group of California artists wants Mexicans and Central Americans to have more than just a few cans of tuna and a jug of water for their illegal trek through ... Read more..

Couple Following GPS Unit Stranded For 3 Days

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Nevada couple letting their SUV's navigation system guide them through the high desert of Eastern Oregon got stuck in snow for three days when the GPS unit sent them ... Read more..

Sisters Miss Trip To Turkey Because Of Their Names

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Just when you think you've heard it all, along comes a brand new airline horror story. A pair of women were stuck at O'Hare International Airport for nearly three days. ... Read more..

Servers Find Unusual Tips At Vail, Colo. Eateries

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A motorcycle, a hotel key and yogurt. What do they have common? They're all quirky tips that Vail area customers have left at local restaurants, CBS station KCNC-TV reports. While ... Read more..

Homeless Man Accused Of Stealing, Crashing Plane

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Police in Maryland say a homeless man tried to leave town in a stolen plane but crashed the single-engine aircraft on a municipal airport runway before he ever left the ... Read more..