Mom Turns In Son For Stealing Drugs From Her Bra

June 3rd, 2010 Zan Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News No Comments »

A Memphis woman called police after she found her son stealing her prescription sedatives from her bra. The Commercial Appeal reported that police found a 28-year-old man hiding under a neighbor's sport utility vehicle Wednesday morning. The mother, whose name police didn't release, told officer she awakened before dawn to find her son filching Xanax from her bra, where she kept it to prevent him from stealing it....Source
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Chinese Boy With 15 Fingers, 16 Toes Undergoes Surgery To Remove Extra Digits

April 24th, 2010 Zan Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News 3 Comments »

Surgeons in China on Wednesday removed extra fingers and toes from a six-year-old boy from the town of Harbin. He had a total 15 fingers and 16 toes prior to the operation....Source
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Ohio County Pays Man $1,500 For Bat Bite

February 17th, 2010 Zan Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News No Comments »

An Ohio county has agreed to pay $1,500 to a man who was bitten by a rabid bat and turned to a little-known state law that allows for compensation. Commissioners in Delaware County, north of Columbus, voted Thursday to provide 61-year-old David Froehlich with the maximum reimbursement under the law, even though he put in his request for the money two days late....Source
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Leggo My Eggo! Kellogg Has A Waffle Shortage

December 19th, 2009 Zan Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News No Comments »

Kellogg Co. says there will be a nationwide shortage of its popular Eggo frozen waffles until next summer because of interruptions in production at two of the four plants that make them....Source
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Elephant Nearly Becomes Roadkill In Okla.

December 5th, 2009 Zan Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News No Comments »

An Oklahoma couple driving home from church hit an animal -- a really big one. An elephant that escaped from a nearby circus collided with the couple's SUV Wednesday night when it ran across a rural highway in Enid, about 100 miles north of Oklahoma City. Authorities say the elephant's tusk tore a hole in the SUV's sheet metal....Source
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Mich. Man Can Sue Store He Robbed

December 4th, 2009 Zan Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News No Comments »

A Michigan judge says a man who claims he was chased, shot and beaten by workers at a store he'd just robbed can sue the men. But only if he comes up with $10,000 within two weeks....Source
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Scientists Developing Tools To Give Future 100-Year-Olds A Body 50 Years Younger

November 20th, 2009 Zan Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News No Comments »

Living to the age of 100, but retaining the body of a 50-year-old may one day be a possibility. Good news, since half the babies born now in the UK will live at least that long....Source
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22-inch man ready for title of world’s shortest person

November 15th, 2009 Zan Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News No Comments »

Now that he's all grown up, 18-year-old Khagendra Thapa Magar of Nepal wants the world to know just how tiny he is. Magar, who stands 22 inches (56 centimetres) tall, has been waiting four years for his chance to take the title of the world's shortest person. On Thursday, a day after his birthday and becoming an adult, supporters mailed an application package to Guinness World Record in London seeking to stake his place in the record book....Source
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Pepsi Slammed For iPhone App Helping Men ‘Score’

November 13th, 2009 Zan Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News No Comments »

PepsiCo Inc. is facing criticism for an iPhone application that promises to help men "score" with two dozen stereotypes of women by giving users pickup lines and a scoreboard to keep track of their conquests....Source
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Rare Double Pregnancy Surprises All

October 20th, 2009 Zan Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News No Comments »

How could a woman be pregnant with two fetuses, but not with twins? Todd and Julia Grovenburg, of Fort Smith, Arkansas, are expecting two babies, but one might be weeks older than the other. Some doctors believe it's a rare case of superfetation, a condition common in animals, but rarely seen in humans. In this case, Julia, who was already pregnant, got pregnant again....Source
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