Archive for September, 2010

Tortoise high on menu as neighbours get together

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

HUMANS were organising mass banquets to foster community spirit 12,000 years ago, scientists have learned....Source Related posts:Alyth up in arms at ‘theft’ of landmark Scientists track down ‘giant’ gene Brazlians Switched At Birth ... Read more..

Man killed by propeller at airport

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A 30-year-old flight instructor was killed Friday afternoon at a small airport in Boston after he was struck by the propeller of his own plane....Source Related posts:Pilot Suspended After Landing Plane ... Read more..

Mushroom hunting a deadly activity in Italy

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

At least 18 mushroom-lovers have been killed in accidents while hunting for their favourite fungi in the mountains and forests of northern Italy....Source Related posts:Huge Israel Brushfire Kills 40 Glaciers melt, Swiss ... Read more..

Ghost train hunter run over by actual train

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A ghost hunter in North Carolina was walking along the supposedly haunted train tracks on a 100-metre long trestle when an oncoming train struck and killed him....Source Related posts:Ghost hunter zeros ... Read more..

German Restaurant Says Human Flesh Will Be On Menu

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Advertisements have cropped up in Berlin announcing the opening of a new restaurant, Flimé, in September suggesting that human flesh will be on the menu....Source Related posts:Royals dined on human flesh, ... Read more..

No Joke: Scientists Finding New Uses For "Dry Water"

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The rediscovery of powdered water yields several potential uses among them, the ability to absorb and store carbon dioxide and other toxic (and non-toxic) gases and liquids and their safe, ... Read more..

Man sues video game maker over addiction

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A man in Hawaii is suing a video game developer saying that the game Lineage II was so addictive that he is unable to bathe, dress himself, communicate with others ... Read more..

Robbery suspect cuts getaway for a coffee

Monday, September 27th, 2010 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

To do: Rob a bank. Check. Grab a quick coffee. Check....Source Related posts:Suspect Named In Topless Coffee Shop Fire Dumb Criminal Uses Pay Stub to Write Bank Robbery Note On MT police: Man ... Read more..

Klingon opera set to launch in Netherlands

Monday, September 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

In what is being billed as the first authentic Klingon opera on earth, the Zeebelt theatre in the Hague....Source Related posts:In pictures: Peking Opera performers take a trip to the supermarket In ... Read more..

British Airways Flight Terrorizes Passengers With Mistakenly Played Crash Message

Monday, September 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Passengers aboard a British Airways flight from London to Hong Kong experienced some terrifying moments of fearing death was at hand when a pilot hit the wrong button, causing an ... Read more..