Archive for May, 2010

Man backs car through parking tower wall

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

A 67-year-old Oklahoma man had quite a fright after backing his car at high speed through a seventh-floor exterior wall of a parking garage....Source Related posts:Missing Man Gets 7 Parking Tickets ... Read more..

Horse is world’s tallest at nearly 6-foot-11

Friday, May 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Big Jake might be taller than any other horse in the world, but his owner Jerry Gilbert describes him as a gentle giant....Source Related posts:Worlds Tallest Hotel to Open In Dubai? ... Read more..

Rodent in spaghetti can was just mould

Friday, May 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

An Ohio woman who thought she found a rat in her can of Chef Boyardee pasta can rest easy. There was no animal in her supper. It was mould....Source Related posts:Dead ... Read more..

NASA Tried To Contact Aliens With Deep Space Call

Friday, May 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Stephen Hawking says it is too risky to try to talk to space aliens. Oops. Too late. NASA and others have already beamed several messages into deep space, trying ... Read more..

Poll: Some Say Pets Listen Better Than Husbands

Friday, May 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Husbands, if you end up in the doghouse, consider it a promotion. A third of pet-owning married women said their pets are better listeners than their husbands, according to an ... Read more..

U.K. Medical Panel Banishes Doc For Wrongly Removing Testicle, Taking Patient’s Sedative

Thursday, May 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Britain's General Medical Council has banished a doctor who surgically removed part of a patient's testicle instead of a cyst and then took a sedative drug intended for a patient ... Read more..

Eggs, Smoke Bombs Fly In Ukrainian Parliament

Thursday, May 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Lawmakers brawled, threw eggs at each other and set off smoke bombs in Ukraine's parliament Tuesday as the legislature erupted into chaos over a vote allowing the Russian navy to ... Read more..

6-pound foal may be Guinness record fodder

Thursday, May 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A diminutive horse born in the U.S. could lay claim to the world record for lightweight foal....Source Related posts:19.2-pound baby boy sets record Calif. Pirates Go For Guinness World Record Man Going For ... Read more..

7,000 fake Rolex watches steamrolled in Philly

Thursday, May 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A steamroller has crushed about 7,000 fake Rolex watches in Philadelphia under the orders of federal authorities seeking to deter would-be counterfeiters....Source Related posts:Calif. Doc Accused Of Stealing Patient’s Rolex Fake Apple ... Read more..

Suspect Held In Finger-Mangling iPad Theft

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Denver police have arrested a man suspected of mangling a shopper's finger while stealing a brand-new iPad, CBS station KCNC-TV reports....Source Related posts:Girlfriend turns in Ho-Hum bank robbery suspect Shoplifting suspect flees ... Read more..