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  • #31
    Hey shit happens you know? Beer leads to crazy moments.....

    Pa. crews rescue nude man stuck in portable potty Fri Jun 6, 6:24 PM ET

    LEBANON, Pa. - Rescue crews had to cut apart a portable toilet to rescue a man who got stuck naked inside the potty. Authorities say the 31-year-old man used his cell phone to call 911 on Sunday from inside a portable toilet.

    Police say the man had been drinking and had taken off his clothes. Somehow, he immersed himself in the holding tank.

    Deputy fire commissioner Chris Miller told WPMT-TV, "I've been on the job in one form or fashion for 21 years, and this is the first port-a-potty rescue I've ever had."

    Police charged the man with public drunkenness and creating a health code violation, but they have no idea why he was in the toilet with his clothes off. They said he didn't suffer any serious injuries.
    Sometimes, you just have to be offensive to offensive people - Max Nofziger

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    • #32
      Watching porn - a taxing job

      Tax inspectors in Hungary are protesting at having to watch hard core sex movies during an investigation into a porn baron.

      Adult film-maker Ferenc Hopka is claiming £10,000 in tax allowances for the cost of furnishing sets for his steamy DVDs.

      So taxmen - and women - are having to watch every XXX scene of his films to see where all the money went.

      Northern Hungary tax boss Maria Nagy claimed: "It's a hard job. Porn movies are known for showing the action, not the bed or the carpet it is happening on.

      "Often we just see a lot of flesh and a little bit of silk, and just from that we have to determine whether that piece of silk is really the bedding the producer claimed his money back for," she explained.

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      • #33
        Couple win right to name son Lego

        A Swedish couple have won the right to name their baby son Lego after a legal battle.

        Couples in Sweden have previously run into trouble with officials over the names Ikea, Veranda, Metallica and the use of Elvis for a girl.

        But the Swedish Administrative Court of Appeals has now overruled an earlier decision to stop a couple naming their child after the brightly coloured plastic building blocks.

        In Swedish law, offensive, unsuitable or inappropriate names are all forbidden, as well as names that could embarrass the people they are given to.

        Lego's was just the latest in a series of cases in which the tax authority or County Administrative Court have questioned unusual names for youngsters.

        A little girl from Stockholm called Elvis was not so lucky. The tax authority this week told her parents that the name was "of a masculine type" and therefore "clearly inappropriate".

        However, the couple have protested the decision. "We talked about lots of names and then Elvis popped up," said Elvis' mother Linda.

        "We thought it was a name that was pretty and gender neutral. We're not Elvis Presley fans at all."

        Last year local officials in Goteburg reversed an earlier bar on the name Metallica. When Michael and Karolina Tomaro baptised their daughter, they wanted to honour their favourite rock band.

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        • #34
          New club drug alert?

          Yes, you may file this under WTF?:

          Of all the drugs young people can use at clubs, the latest trend in New York may be the least hip among all circles: Preparation H.

          New York bouncer, blogger and author Rob Fitzgerald has noticed a trend among many of the macho young men waiting outside his clubs. He says the guys are slathering up their torsos with the hemorrhoid cream Preparation H to make themselves look "ripped" for the ladies.

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          http://abcnews.go.com/Health/SkinCar...4966867&page=1

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          • #35
            Originally posted by th3 Baroness View Post
            Yes, you may file this under WTF?:

            Of all the drugs young people can use at clubs, the latest trend in New York may be the least hip among all circles: Preparation H.

            New York bouncer, blogger and author Rob Fitzgerald has noticed a trend among many of the macho young men waiting outside his clubs. He says the guys are slathering up their torsos with the hemorrhoid cream Preparation H to make themselves look "ripped" for the ladies.

            READ MORE >>
            http://abcnews.go.com/Health/SkinCar...4966867&page=1
            I'm sooooo there. Although I'm ripped as it is this shit is just gonna make me look feckin' massive. Chicks will dig me more.

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            • #36
              Toad survives 40 minutes in dog's stomach

              A toad has survived in Australia after being eaten by a dog and spending 40 minutes in the animal's stomach.

              The cane toad was eventually regurgitated by the dog and hopped away shaken but seemingly unharmed, the Northern Territory News reports.

              The dog, Bella, who was playing in her backyard in Bakewell, Palmerston, when she swallowed the toad, also survived.

              Her owner, Darwin rugby league player Jackson Crews, said: "I went to feed the dogs some left over pies and pasties.

              "I threw them on the grass and as I did I noticed a cane toad. Bella saw it and thought it was one of the pies. She swallowed it whole.''

              He immediately called the local Ark Animal Hospital and was told to bring in the dog straight away.

              "They gave her a needle to help her vomit,'' he said. "She vomited a lot of pies and pasties but nothing else came up. Then they gave her another needle and she spewed up the cane toad.''

              The toad is being kept at the animal hospital where staff have named it Spew.

              Vets said Bella was lucky to be alive as cane toads release deadly toxins, capable of killing a large dog within minute, when stressed.

              Mr Crews said it was probably Bella's greedy nature that had saved her life: "She swallowed it whole - that's probably why she survived,'' he said.

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              • #37
                Originally posted by th3 Baroness View Post
                Yes, you may file this under WTF?:

                Of all the drugs young people can use at clubs, the latest trend in New York may be the least hip among all circles: Preparation H.

                New York bouncer, blogger and author Rob Fitzgerald has noticed a trend among many of the macho young men waiting outside his clubs. He says the guys are slathering up their torsos with the hemorrhoid cream Preparation H to make themselves look "ripped" for the ladies.

                READ MORE >>
                http://abcnews.go.com/Health/SkinCar...4966867&page=1

                Originally posted by mossy View Post
                I'm sooooo there. Although I'm ripped as it is this shit is just gonna make me look feckin' massive. Chicks will dig me more.
                You know Brucie is all over that shit. That's how he rolls...
                XBL - Zombie Dime
                GTA V
                Borderlands 2

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                • #38
                  McCain: Ambien Risk?

                  Ruh Roh, Shaggy - The animatronic candidate bot called John McCain has disclosed his prior use of Ambien. Problem? Ambien is WEEEEIIIRRD! What if a stoned commander in chief wakes up while hallucinating wildly about elves and garden gnomes and decides the only thing to do is nuke Sherwood Forest? Eep!

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                  http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Politic...4919842&page=1

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                  • #39
                    Bears sit at restaurant table

                    Hungry bears turned the tables on diners in Romania when they walked into a restaurant and sat at the tables.

                    The 25 stone brown bear and her two cubs tucked in as terrified customers left their meals behind as they fled.

                    Then the three bears raided the kitchen and began helping themselves to more food in the diner at Sinaia.

                    "It was like Goldilocks and the three bears in reverse," said frightened customer Flaviu Lazar. "But this time they wanted the whole menu, not just porridge."

                    The hungry animals left before police and local wildlife authorities could track them down.

                    Lazar said: "We are used to bears sometimes coming into the town at night from the nearby forests as they look for food left out in bins.

                    "But no one has ever seen anything like this before. It was a miracle no one was hurt."

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                    • #40
                      'Dead' man woke up on operation table

                      A man who suffered a heart attack in Paris woke up just as surgeons were about to remove his organs for donation.

                      Doctors called in transplant surgeons after failing to resuscitate the 45-year old man, reports Le Monde newspaper.

                      According to a report by the Paris University hospital's ethics committee, doctors continued providing a heart massage for an hour and a half while they waited for the surgeons to arrive.

                      When the surgeons began operating on the man to remove his organs, he began to breathe, his pupils became responsive and he reacted to a pain test.

                      "After a few weeks chequered with serious complications, the patient is now walking and talking," said the report. It is not known whether the man is aware of how close he was to losing his organs.

                      Emergency service staff interviewed in the report said they knew of other situations where "a person who everyone was convinced was dead survived after prolonged re-animation moves well beyond usual time frames or even those considered reasonable."

                      They pointed out that if they had followed the rules to the letter, such patients "would probably have been considered deceased."

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                      • #41
                        Lethal Injection 2.0

                        Some super news for all you death row inmates. Previously you were going to have your heart seized while chemically immobilized, now you'll just be doped to death like another junkie looking for chemical heaven:

                        http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2...?section=world

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                        • #42
                          Students kicked off Facebook for eating a cat

                          A group of Danish students have been kicked off Facebook for cooking and eating a cat.

                          The students, from the Danish School of Journalism in Aarhus, posted 30 pictures of themselves cooking and eating the animal, reports the Copenhagen Post.

                          But their protest, aimed at drawing attention to the way pigs and cattle are raised for meat, was slammed by the animal rights lobby.

                          The students say the cat was feral and had been shot by a farmer trying to control the number of cats on his land. They say it was killed humanely and prepared by a professional chef.

                          They said they were surprised by people's reactions and were 'disappointed' their Facebook profile was no longer accessible.

                          "We wanted people to think about what it was they were putting in their mouths," said Laura Bĝge Mortensen, group member and the editor of a student magazine that carried an article about the meal.

                          "It's hypocritical for us to spend thousands on our pets, yet buy the cheapest pork from Netto that comes from pigs that have lived a horrid life. And just why is it that it's worse to eat a cat than a pig?"

                          But she admitted the group struggled to overcome reservations about eating an animal normally treated as a pet.

                          "We had to count to three before we sat down to eat, and I wouldn't really say that we stuffed our face. Everyone did take a bite though," she said, before revealing the taste was "a little like chicken, with an aftertaste of fur".

                          But Ole Münster, director of Denmark's version of the RSPCA, said: "This is the worst way to draw people's attention to animal welfare. The choice of a cat was an especially bad one, since we get most of our calls about them."

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                          • #43
                            Monkeys control robots with their minds

                            Things are feeling all future-y, and this doesn't appear to be solely due to my chronically hypofunctional NMDA receptors.

                            I am one step closer to my dream of becoming a world-eating Dyson Sphere:

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                            http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science...ots/index.html

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                            • #44
                              'Unicorn' born in captivity

                              An Italian nature reserve is claiming the world's first unicorn after a deer was born with a single horn in the centre of its head.

                              "This is fantasy becoming reality,'' said Gilberto Tozzi, director of the Centre of Natural Sciences in Prato, near Florence.

                              "The unicorn has always been a mythological animal.''

                              The roe deer was born in captivity in the research centre's park in the Tuscan town of Prato.

                              The condition is believed to have been caused by a genetic flaw, the deer's twin has two horns.

                              Mr Tozzi, who had never seen the condition before, said such anomalies may have inspired the myth of the unicorn.

                              The unicorn, a horse-like creature with magical healing powers, has appeared in legends and stories throughout history.

                              "This shows that even in past times, there could have been animals with this anomaly,'' he said. "It's not like they dreamed it up.''

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                              • #45
                                Sweeping truck sucks up dog
                                5:00AM Monday June 16, 2008

                                NEW YORK - A street-sweeping truck roaring down a Bronx street sucked up a dog and killed her as her owner held the leash.

                                Robert Machin said he had just finished walking his two Boston terriers and was about to put them into his car when the truck appeared. The retired transit worker said he was suddenly whipped around and saw one of the dogs, Ginger, being swallowed by the sweeper's round bristles.

                                "I went berserk at that moment because I couldn't believe what had occurred," he said.

                                Machin said he yelled at the driver to stop, but the truck kept going. He and friends chased the truck for nearly 2 1/2 blocks before catching up with it. Ginger's slight body was later pulled from the sweeper.

                                The city department of sanitation called the death "a rare and unfortunate accident".

                                A heartbroken Machin questioned whether the driver was observing proper procedures, saying the truck seemed to be barrelling through the street at an unsafe speed.

                                The heartbroken Machin, 57, choked up as he described losing Ginger. With his children grown, he said: "These two dogs, they're my life".

                                - AP

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