Archive for December, 2010

Men charged with driving the same car drunk

Thursday, December 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Two men in Newfoundland were charged with drunk driving after one man stole the other's car....Source Related posts:Police Arrest Two In Same Car For Drunk Driving Driving Instructor Drunk on the Job Men ... Read more..

Insuring 12 Days of Christmas? Prepare to pay

Thursday, December 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Everyone knows it would be prohibitively expensive to actually gift someone the treasures from the "12 Days of Christmas," but it turns out to be even more pricey to insure ... Read more..

German carmakers to work on Christmas Day

Thursday, December 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

GERMANY'S carworkers are staying at the factory this Christmas - and they don't have a problem with it....Source Related posts:Merry Christmas, Mary Christmas Woman Told to Take Down Christmas Lights, May Offend ... Read more..

Robins may be festive, but they’re the bad boys of bird world

Thursday, December 30th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

ROBINS are as festive as Santa and grace as many Christmas cards as baubles and bells, but beneath their jolly red breasts lurks an aggressive and murderous intent....Source Related posts:Festive horse ... Read more..

WikiLeaks iPhone app taken down from iTunes Apple store

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

Apple Inc. has stopped offering an app that allows iPhone users to connect to WikiLeaks where confidential documents, including memos from U.S. diplomats, are posted....Source Related posts:Stanford Offers iPhone App-Making Class iPhone ... Read more..

Edinburgh Council backs plans for spectacular treehouse in a Dreghorn garden

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

IT boasts wood-panelled walls, forest views and, costing tens of thousands of pounds, is one of the more desirable properties in the Capital....Source Related posts:Council backs down on Spotted Dick name ... Read more..

Robot waiters in China never lose patience

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

(AP) - Service with a smile also comes with an electronic voice at the Dalu Robot restaurant, where the hotpot meals are not as famous yet as the staff who ... Read more..

Santas rob supermarket at gunpoint

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

Two men dressed in Santa Claus outfits held up a Berlin supermarket at gunpoint and made off with an undisclosed amount of loot, police said on Wednesday....Source Related posts:RI Police: Santa ... Read more..

Brazilian Congress paid for party in sex hotel

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

The nominee to be Brazil's next tourism minister used more than $1,000 in state funds to pay for a party at a hotel commonly used for sexual encounters, a newspaper ... Read more..

Railway clerk throws party for travellers

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

A BOOKING clerk at a railway station has thrown a Christmas party for passengers....Source Related posts:Store Clerk Faces Felony Charges After Chasing Down Suspected Theif Mistletoe moments at the office party Clerk To ... Read more..