Archive for April, 2010

Tenn. Market Streaker Says He Was Bored

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A man who has been charged with making a naked dash through a Tennessee supermarket told police he was "bored and didn't have anything else to do." The Kingsport Times-News ... Read more..

Afterlife Door Found At Egyptian Tomb

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Archaeologists have unearthed a 3,500-year-old door to the afterlife from the tomb of a high-ranking Egyptian official near Karnak temple in Luxor, the Egyptian antiquities authority said Monday....Source Related posts:Massive Head ... Read more..

Distracted Walker On Phone Runs Into Stopped Bus

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A distracted walker was treated at an area hospital after she walked into a school bus while talking on the cell phone in Boston Monday morning....Source Related posts:Man Distracted By Phone ... Read more..

Cops: Couple Returned Jello-O To Store With Sand

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Police arrested a 68-year-old man and his 64-year-old wife for tampering with Jell-O pudding mixes at local supermarkets after they allegedly bought the products and returned the boxes with sandwich ... Read more..

Cops bust owner of flame-throwing scooter

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

"Everybody wants a flame thrower on a motor bike," plumber Colin Furze told the U.K.'s Telegraph before getting arrested on a highway north of London....Source Related posts:Burger King to Sell Flame ... Read more..

“Fart Attacks” Get Prisoner In Stinky Situation

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

An inmate in a Swedish prison received an official warning from the warden for expressing himself through flatulence....Source Related posts:Shoplifting Charge Gives Man A Stinky Situation Prisoner Too Fat For Cell, Released ... Read more..

Three Men Caught Stealing….. Cardboard?

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Three men aren't accused of stealing expensive jewelry, clothing, or even copper; they're accused of trying to make off with cardboard, lots and lots of cardboard....Source Related posts:Men Caught After Baking ... Read more..

RI Zookeeper Butts Heads With Giraffe

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Rhode Island zookeeper has been treated at a hospital for minor head injuries and released after butting heads with a giraffe....Source Related posts:Lego giraffe tail repeatedly stolen Giraffe struck, killed by ... Read more..

Centuries-old Sex Toys Sell For Thousands

Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Two sex toys from the 18th Century were auctioned off for $5,400 in Brentwood, England. The wooden, phallus-shaped items were sold to an unknown bidder....Source Related posts:Washington DC Police Officers Caught ... Read more..

Cops: Drunk man tried to revive dead opossum

Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Police say they charged a Pennsylvania man with public drunkenness after he was seen trying to resuscitate a dead opossum along a highway....Source Related posts:Cops: Ohio man charged after barking at ... Read more..