Archive for May, 2010

Scottish Police Once Believed In Loch Ness Monster

Monday, May 31st, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

What lurks beneath the dark waters of Scotland's Loch Ness? Newly released documents on display Tuesday in Scotland show that during the 1930s, police in Scotland were convinced some sort ... Read more..

Napoleon’s aide honoured

Monday, May 31st, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A SOLDIER who rose to become Napoleon's right-hand man is to commemorated in the Western Isles where his father was born....Source Related posts:Baby born with 12 fingers, 12 toes ‘Vampire’ Charged With ... Read more..

Calif. Thieves Take ATM To Go Via Dolly

Monday, May 31st, 2010 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

It was a brazen theft at a Garden Grove hotel caught on tape. Two bandits walked into the lobby and walked out with an ATM machine loaded with cash. They ... Read more..

Tiny Dog Helps Save Woman’s Life

Monday, May 31st, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Cheeka is her name; being intelligent, alert and swift is her breed's claim, according to dooziedog.com, a dog breed information Web site....Source Related posts:Fishermen Save Dog a Mile Out at Sea Facebook ... Read more..

Pigs find anti-tank weapon when digging for food

Sunday, May 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

German police say a couple of hungry pigs digging for food came nose-to-nose with a long-buried World War II anti-tank weapon....Source Related posts:N.Y. Couple Weds Inside Shark Tank Wild pigs shut down ... Read more..

Virgin Mary Spotted In Soup Pot

Sunday, May 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Maria Froilana Esquivel had just finished cooking corn for her family and was washing the pot when she noticed the shadow she believes is an image of the Virgin Mary, ... Read more..

Riddle as thieves try to steal fake Stone of Destiny from Scone

Sunday, May 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

THE tangled tale that surrounds the historic Stone of Destiny took another twist yesterday, as police tried to trace thieves who attempted to steal a replica of the relic from...Source Related ... Read more..

Pit Bull Retains Attorney To Stave Off Death

Saturday, May 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A 4-year-old girl and her father were viciously attacked by a pit bull right before the holidays. Normally, by now that dog would have been sentenced to death. But this ... Read more..

Cleavage, Midriff Ban Voted Down At Jr. High

Saturday, May 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Low-cut shirts, belly-baring tops and low-riding pants will continue to be allowed in the halls at Tantasqua Regional Junior High in Sturbridge....Source Related posts:Hundreds Strip In NYC For No-Pants Subway Ride Two ... Read more..

Sink or swim … better yet, stay still

Saturday, May 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

TRADITIONAL life-saving advice for those who fall into water has been turned on its head....Source Related posts:Study: Bottled Water As Poluted As Tap Water $5M Lottery Winner Who Decided To Stay ... Read more..