Archive for May, 2011

Toy tiger causes UK police alert

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

(AP) - Police scrambled helicopters and ordered tranquilizers to hunt what they feared was an escaped wild animal in southern England _ but found that the tiger was a toy.......Source Related ... Read more..

Moccasin case against club to proceed

Monday, May 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has ruled a woman denied entry to the Roxy club can move forward with her complaint against the Vancouver nightclub for denying her entry for ... Read more..

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Monday, May 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

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Princess’s hat sold for £81,000

Monday, May 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Princess Beatrice's outlandish royal wedding hat has been sold for an impressive £81,100 in an internet auction....Source Related posts:Beatrice’s ‘Turkey Twizzler’ hat breaks £75,000 mark on eBay Purse from Fla. school board ... Read more..

‘Tiger’ on loose was really cuddly toy

Monday, May 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Police are trying to trace the owner of a life-size toy tiger that sparked a major operation involving armed officers and a helicopter....Source Related posts:Toy tiger causes UK police alert Escaped tiger ... Read more..

Escaped tiger turns out to be toy

Sunday, May 29th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Zoo workers prepared tranquiler darts and a thermal imaging helicopter was dispatched amid reports of a white tiger on the loose near an England golf course....Source Related posts:‘Tiger’ on loose was ... Read more..

Great wig heist: ‘hair today gone tomorrow’ in Houston raid

Sunday, May 29th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

THE thieves pulled the iron bars out of the windows, outsmarted the motion detector that would have triggered a burglar alarm, and did not give the safe or cash register ... Read more..

Beatrice’s ‘Turkey Twizzler’ hat breaks £75,000 mark on eBay

Sunday, May 29th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

AUCTION bids for Princess Beatrice's bizarre royal wedding hat, pictured, have exceeded £75,000....Source Related posts:Princess’s hat sold for £81,000 Purse from Fla. school board shooting sold on eBay Bride In VA Auctions Off ... Read more..

Royals dined on human flesh, book reveals

Saturday, May 28th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

BRITISH royalty dined on human flesh, a new book on medicinal cannibalism reveals....Source Related posts:German Restaurant Says Human Flesh Will Be On Menu Philippine Social Welfare Department Reports Substantial Drop In Human ... Read more..

Family finds $45,000 in new home _ then returns it

Friday, May 27th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

(AP) - When Josh Ferrin closed on his family's first home, he never thought he'd make the discovery of a lifetime _ then give it back. Ferrin picked up the ... Read more..