Archive for July, 2010

Friendly’s Serving Up 1,160 Calorie Concoction

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

You remember KFC's Double Down Sandwich? Two deep fried chicken breasts, two pieces of cheese and bacon. About 500 calories. Well Friendly's restaurants have a new burger that makes the ... Read more..

Moose Goes Swimming On Maine Beach

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A moose took a dip in the Maine surf on Friday, running past a surfer and delighting beachgoers....Source Related posts:Two Dozen Women March Topless In Maine Seemingly drunk Swedish moose found stuck ... Read more..

Sausage dogfight after food fallout

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

THEY'RE calling it the battle of the bangers....Source Related posts:Saucy sausage ads condemned Call to protect the Lorne Sausage Police Chase Sausage Robber In Stolen Doughnut Truck Seagulls Attack Shoppers For Food Alberta seniors demand ... Read more..

FAA Gives Mass. Company’s ‘Flying Car’ Green Light

Friday, July 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

It seems that the soaring minds behind the Terrafugia Transition have secured a remarkable weight exemption from the FAA, allowing it to carry such vital necessities as crumple zones, airbags, ... Read more..

Falling Maggots Delay N.C.-Bound Plane In Atlanta

Friday, July 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

US Airways says maggots falling from an overhead bin from a container of spoiled meat forced a plane to return to the gate in Atlanta. US Airways spokesman Todd Lehmacher ... Read more..

Greasy Pole Tradition Continues In Gloucester

Friday, July 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

It's a unique annual event. The Greasy Pole contest in Gloucester Harbor happens 200 feet off Pavilion Beach, and attracts dozens of spectators....Source Related posts:Man Dies Stealing Copper For Power Pole Man ... Read more..

NYPD Hunts Real Life ‘Catwoman’

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

It may sound like something out of a comic book, but it's for real. Police in New York City are hunting for a robber who wears an unusual disguise: a ... Read more..

Police: Parents Smoked Pot, Passed Bong To Baby

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

Two Texas parents were arrested after they allegedly not only smoked marijuana, but gave a bong to their 1-year-old child. Julio Cesar Garcia and Branda Duran remain in police custody after ... Read more..

Company Sues Woman For $10K Over Online Review

Thursday, July 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

A Chicago woman says she was just telling the truth and wanted to help her neighbors. So, she posted an Internet review of a local concrete company. Now, that company ... Read more..

Police chase ends with cash in the wind

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

A Russian fisheries official suspected of accepting bribes tossed 10 million roubles ($322,000) from his car after a police chase and a crash on a busy Moscow highway, investigators said ... Read more..