Archive for August, 2011

Ariz. street sign prank warns of rogue panda

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

(AP) - Authorities in Flagstaff, Ariz., are assuring residents there are no rogue pandas roaming the city after some pranksters got creative with an electronic street sign. The......Source Related posts:Hoax sign ... Read more..

Prisoner attacked cellmates with feces, urine

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Two "disturbing" attacks on prison cellmates with human waste have landed a Calgary man a nine-month jail term....Source Related posts:Man Covered in Feces Attacks Flight Attendant Prisoner Too Fat For Cell, Released ... Read more..

Self-styled Druid king loses Stonehenge bones case

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

(AP) - A self-styled Druid king has lost a legal bid to reclaim remains which had been dug up at the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge. Justice Wyn Williams ruled ... Read more..

Man brings live grenade to police station

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Manitoba RCMP detachment had to be evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a live hand grenade was turned in to police....Source Related posts:Soldier Killed After Lobbing Grenade Inside Sri Lanka Police Station Impaired ... Read more..

Man inflamed over amputated penis

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Kentucky man is suing after he went into hospital for a circumcision and left without a penis....Source Related posts:Man accidentally shoots himself in the penis Penis-chopping doc gets off Brick tied to ... Read more..

Video: Zombies on the streets of Glasgow for World War Z

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

THE centre of Glasgow was overrun by zombies today as widespread panic hit George Square - luckily it was all part of the action being filmed for the new Brad ... Read more..

Mother makes boy wear sign calling him a thief

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A young Australian boy was made to wear his sins on his shirt for all to read, according to local media reports....Source Related posts:Texas mother delivers 16-lb. baby boy 9-Year-Old Boy Makes ... Read more..

Moohunt: Runaway cow captures German hearts

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

(AP) - A runaway cow named Yvonne is on the loose in Germany and the manhunt _ or moohunt _ for the Bavarian bovine has captivated the country. The freedom-loving ... Read more..

German woman, 90, beats back burglars with cane

Monday, August 29th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A feisty 90-year-old German woman chased away three would-be burglars from her rural farmhouse with her cane, police said on Monday....Source Related posts:Woman, 89, dents car with cane, helps nab Pa. ... Read more..

Man passes bank teller note saying daughter has been kidnapped

Sunday, August 28th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Florida man who allegedly was planning on robbing a bank walked up to a teller and passed her a note that said his daughter had been kidnapped, police say....Source Related ... Read more..