Archive for January, 2010

Escaped Convict Continues To Update Facebook

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

This is definitely a question reeking of our delightful modernity: if you were an escaped convict, would you regularly update your Facebook status? This question is significant because Craig "Lazie" ... Read more..

Have we got newts for you!

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

THEY are perhaps not the first pieces of building work you would associate with a £300 million rail project....Source Related posts:80 Person Group Takes Tain, Without Pants Two More of ‘The World’ ... Read more..

Friends Swap Same Birthday Card For 32 Years

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Two longtime friends from New York state always know what to send each for their birthdays — they've been exchanging the same birthday card for 32 years. Shirley Dahlgren and ... Read more..

Man Survives 8-Story Fall In Manhattan

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

For construction worker Jose Paulino, four cracked ribs after an eight-story fall were -- well, a lucky break. The 29-year-old native of the Dominican Republic celebrated Christmas in a hospital ... Read more..

Ex-Boyfriend Throws Molotov Cocktail Into Wrong House

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Georgia police said they arrested a man who botched his own revenge plot against his ex-girlfriend by throwing a Molotov cocktail through the window of the wrong house....Source Related posts:Wife Throws ... Read more..

Girl, 10, Suspended For Peppermint Oil

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A 10-year-old Long Island girl has been suspended for taking peppermint oil to her school and distributing it to other students, CBS station WCBS-TV reports. The Commack School District says in a ... Read more..

Search on for reptile robber

Monday, January 25th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

SIX aquatic lizards have been stolen by a thief from a pet shop....Source Related posts:Meteorite Stolen From Connecticut Dinosaur Store Stolen £12k Wine Bottle Returned To US Shop Police Search For Naked Burglar BBC ... Read more..

Fuel blunder bill for police

Monday, January 25th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

FUEL blunders have cost Lothian and Borders Police £4,540, after two officers mixed up petrol and diesel while filling up their vehicles, it was reported today....Source Related posts:Rocket Fuel Found in ... Read more..

Know where the bodies are?

Monday, January 25th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

THE owners of "eco" burial grounds have been warned to make sure they know where they have buried all the bodies....Source Related posts:Police seek ‘psychic’ after search for 30 bodies yields ... Read more..

Dead octopus proves to be just the ticket

Monday, January 25th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

A LIVE cat, a dead octopus and part of a shotgun are among the items passengers left on trains in Scotland this year....Source Related posts:Arnie the octopus proves no slouch ... Read more..