Archive for August, 2010

Botox Bandit Rips Off Fort Lauderdale Cosmetic Surgeon

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Fort Lauderdale police are looking for a woman who received thousands of dollars of cosmetic enhancements and left the doctor’s office without paying. The woman received cheek and lip fillers ... Read more..

Inflatable pools deemed ‘fire risk’

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Officials in a town northeast of London have banned inflatable swimming pools for posing a "fire risk."...Source Related posts:Children Jumping On Bed Sparked Brockton Fire Man Catches House on Fire, Trying to ... Read more..

Pregnant dog gets hospital ultrasound

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Peterborough Regional Health Centre is "embarrassed" after a staffer inappropriately used an emergency-department ultrasound on a pregnant pet dog last year....Source Related posts:Dog recovers after operation to remove football lodged next ... Read more..

‘Snow Day’ For Wayland Summer Students

Monday, August 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

Even summer school students get a snow day in Wayland....Source Related posts:Clerical error spells summer school for hundreds of SoCal kids Highschool Students Bit By Venomous Snake After Science Teacher Calls It ... Read more..

Workplace sex more likely at factories: study

Monday, August 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Factories may not rank high on the list of sexy places to get it on, but the people who work there are more likely to have had a sexual encounter ... Read more..

Man dies in annual Florida lobster rush

Monday, August 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Florida's annual two-day lobster mini-season put thousands of spiny lobsters in the cooking pot but caused the death of a 60-year-old hunter who apparently suffered a heart attack after coming ... Read more..

Giant South Dakota Hailstone Breaks U.S. Records

Monday, August 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a giant hailstone that fell in central South Dakota has broken U.S. records, even though the man who found it says it melted ... Read more..

NYC goes to war with bloodsucking guests

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

In the city that never sleeps there is one increasingly busy nocturnal resident who New York wants to evict — the bedbug....Source Related posts:NYC gawkers get X-rated views of nude guests NYC ... Read more..

Judge: Saggy pants ‘foolish’ but not illegal

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A New York judge has thrown out a summons issued to a man for wearing saggy pants, saying the U.S. Constitution protected people's right to dress as they please, even ... Read more..

Vicar conducted 360 sham marriages

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A vicar was found guilty on Thursday of conducting hundreds of sham marriages between African nationals and cash-strapped eastern Europeans to allow illegal immigrants to gain residency in Britain....Source Related posts:Grandmother ... Read more..