Archive for April, 2011

Giant, stinky flower to bloom after 17 years

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A giant, rotting-flesh-scented flower is expected to draw 10,000 people to a Swiss garden to watch it bloom for the first time in nearly 20 years....Source Related posts:Corpse-smelling flower to bloom ... Read more..

Termites eat up millions of Indian rupees in bank

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

(AP) - Police say termites have devoured currency notes worth 10 million rupees ($222,000) in a steel bank chest in northern India. Officer Navneet Rana says the bank manager discovered......Source Related ... Read more..

Man’s sperm found in co-worker’s water bottle

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A California man was sentenced Friday after twice putting his semen into the water bottle of a female co-worker....Source Related posts:Man who ejaculated in water bottle must pay $27Gs $100 Bottle Of ... Read more..

Teen fakes pregnancy for school project

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Grade 11 student shocked her classmates after she revealed she had faked a pregnancy for a school project....Source Related posts:Boy’s Science Project Sparks Bomb Scare Student at Oprah’s school for girl ... Read more..

Man has bullet removed from head after 23 years

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Chinese man has had a bullet removed from his head after being shot 23 years ago....Source Related posts:Bullet In Man’s Head Went Unnoticed For 5 Years Man Gets Needle Removed From ... Read more..

Wet, salty cat found in NYC; did it swim from NJ?

Friday, April 29th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

(AP) - Did a calico cat from New Jersey swim across New York Harbor? The mystery surrounds a white, orange and black feline that arrived last weekend on Governors Island ... Read more..

Hearses included in Holyrood Park commercial vehicle ban

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

HEARSES have been banned from driving through Holyrood Park because they are judged to be "commercial" vehicles, it emerged today....Source Related posts:Sexy ‘Plus-Sized’ Ad Ban Angers Consumers Impoverished North Korea Airs 1st ... Read more..

Extreme ironing is cropping up in the most unlikely of places

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

It is the alternative iron man contest. A 'sport' that seeks to test nerve, imagination and fine motor skills with the ultimate aim of making the rest of us laugh....Source Related ... Read more..

RI man’s 1974 traffic violation dismissed in Mass.

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

(AP) - A Rhode Island man has finally settled a warrant issued for a traffic violation in Massachusetts nearly four decades ago. Michael Young, of Warwick, R.I., asked a judge ... Read more..

The finger of fate chooses which man is attractive

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

HERE's how to put the finger on what makes a man popular with women. Men whose index and ring fingers are more similar in length are likely to be facially ... Read more..