Funeral fiasco

August 19, 2009
Philadelphia, PA

The mourners knew it wasn't Tex.

Cat accused of child porn download.

August 7, 2009
Martin County, FL
Martin County Sheriff's detectives didn't buy it when a 48-year-old Jensen Beach man claimed that his cat was downloading child pornography on his computer.

Welcome back, Squeaky.

August 6, 2009
Houston, TX
The Charles Manson follower convicted of attempting to assassinate President Gerald Ford is set to be released from a federal prison in Texas later this month after serving more than 30 years behind bars.

Seven-year-old goes for a drive to avoid church.

Police chase ensues.

Ugly CEO demands firing of ugly employees.

July 27, 2007
American Apparel's fearless leader has a plan to boost store sales.

South Korean Parliament Celebrates Annual 'Brawl Day.'

Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Seoul, South Korea
Here they go again. And we thought the North Koreans were nuts.

Monkey urinates on president of 


Wednesday, June 24
Lusaka, Zambia

A monkey urinated on Zambia's President Rupiah Banda on Wednesday during a press conference at the southern African nation's State House.


Man charged with burying cat in neighbor's garden.

Tuesday, June 9
Washington Township, PA -- Here's on more thing you can do with a dead cat.

Buy a truck, get a goat.

Thursday, Friday 28, 2009 
Help  yourself to a free goat with your next purchase.

Colorado Springs robber armed with Klingon sword hits 2 stores.

Updated: 02/04/2009 12:12:42 PM MST
Colorado Springs, CO
A man wielding a "Star Trek Klingon type sword" robbed two Colorado Springs convenience stores early this morning, police said.

Orangutan makes break for freedom at Audubon Zoo.

30 January 2009 6:00 PM
New Orleans -- An orangutan creatively found a way to get out out of his enclosure at Audubon Zoo today.

Barani, one of three orangutans at the Zoo, escaped to freedom over a wall, despite an electrified "live wire" on the wall designed to keep him from scaling the wall.

Zoo spokeswoman Sarah Burnette says that Barani used a t-shirt, given as an "enrichment item," as a tool to spring himself.

The art of the complaint letter

Last Updated: 5:10PM GMT 27 Jan 2009
Plane passengers seem prone to depicting as well as explaining complaints.

Goat detained over armed robbery.

Fri Jan 23, 2009
LAGOS (Reuters) - Police in Nigeria are holding a goat on suspicion of attempted armed robbery.

Vigilantes took the black and white beast to the police saying it was an armed robber who had used black magic to transform himself into a goat to escape arrest after trying to steal a Mazda 323.

Raccoon: It's what's for dinner.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009
“Good things come to those who wait,” says A. Reed, 86, who has been eating raccoon since she was a girl.

“This right here,” she says, holding up a couple of brown packages tied with burlap string, “this is a great value. And really good eatin’. Best-kept secret around.”

Supermarket turns overripe meat into megawatts. Animal activists go ape.

August 5, 2009
London, UK
Tesco supermarkets has a green idea that has vegetarians seeing red.

Boy arrested at playground sandbox with heroin.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Berlin, Germany

Police spokesman: "Let's just say that for a 12-year-old, he had a lot of money on him."

Man accused of DUI in police parking lot.


Hotel hoax havoc

More proof that the perception of authority can turn us into willing participants in lunacy. Comic upside is limitless.

First arrest at new Dallas Cowboys Stadium is stadium's general manager.

Monday, June 8, 2009
Dallas --
The only suspected drunk driver arrested leaving Saturday’s Cowboys Stadium opening in Arlington was the man put in charge of operations for the $1.15 billion venue after overseeing its construction.

Police rub out Beaver County massage parlor.

Friday, February 06, 2009
Beaver Country, PA
-- Although no charges have been filed, state police shut down a Beaver County massage parlor because of alleged prostitution activity.

The Golden Spa Massage Parlor, operated by Twin Turtles Inc., had no business license or occupancy permit to be open in Homewood, Beaver County, police said.

Police charity telemarketers keep majority of donations.

Sunday, February 1, 2009
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The calls were always the same: telemarketers claiming he'd promised $20 to a Florida charity.Coral Springs resident Jerry Mayer didn't remember pledging money. He told the callers they were wrong. He had an illness in his family. He just wanted to be left alone.But the phone kept ringing at least once a week until he mailed a check, he said.

The city where apostrophes arent welcome

30th January 2009
Its a little difficult to place sometimes, but if itd never been invented our sentences wouldnt be so easy to read and wed all get confused because we wouldnt know who owned anything.

But the apostrophe is obviously just too challenging for some.

Brad Pitt, Colin Farrell lead moustache comeback.

January 15, 2009 10:00am
REAL men are reclaiming the mo, wearing their hirsute upper lips as a symbol of masculine pride. Stars like Nicolas Cage and Colin Farrell are leading the way.

Trend forecaster Anni Macbeth told The Daily Telegraph in Sydney that young men were experimenting with the look as a way of asserting their manliness.

Saudi Grand Mufti says 10 is the new 18.

Last updated at 8:53 PM on 14th January 2009.
Ten-year-old girls are ready for marriage, according to Saudi Arabia's most senior cleric.

Sheikh Abdul-Aziz Al Sheikh, the country's grand mufti, told Al Hayat newspaper that those saying ten or 12-year-old girls are too young to marry are being 'unfair' to them.

Feces-throwing monkey on the loose in Tampa.

Jan 14 03:57 PM US/Eastern
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials said a rhesus monkey known to throw feces when mad is on the loose in Tampa Bay.