Weird News

Cashing in his pennies

After 65 years of saving, an 81-year-old Slaton, Texas man has deposited $816 worth of pennies. Ira Keys hasn't spent a penny since he was 17 years old, because of advice his father gave him.

Horse on the highway

A horse trotting along U.S. Hwy. 218 near Waterloo, Iowa has been wrangled into custody. State Trooper Macabe Schmidt was just wrapping up a traffic stop when he saw the animal.

Bartender accused of plot to poison House Speaker John Boehner

An Ohio man says he served drinks to House Speaker John Boehner for years and he told police that's how he was planning to kill the lawmaker.
Man finds himself alone on Delta flight

Man finds himself alone on Delta flight

Imagine boarding your next flight and having the entire cabin to yourself.
Feces, drugs and deplorable conditions found inside NM home

Feces, drugs and deplorable conditions found inside NM home

Las Cruces Police are investigating a disturbing case of child neglect after learning that an 18-year-old had allegedly abused his 21-year-old girlfriend inside of their home.
Not very smart: Man busted for smuggling 94 iPhones strapped to body

Not very smart: Man busted for smuggling 94 iPhones strapped to body

When it comes to smuggling, not all mules are created equal. Chinese customs officials on Sunday busted a Hong Kong man trying to sneak 94 iPhones into the mainland -- by strapping them on his body.

Houston thieves buy cars, breasts implants with stolen credit cards

Police and U.S. Postal Inspectors are accusing five Houston, Texas men of using other people's identities to purchase hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of cars and breast implants...for themselves.
Play-Doh will exchange phallic-shaped toy

Play-Doh will exchange phallic-shaped toy

You have to wonder how this one made it past so many people over at Hasbro. The company is offering to replace the extruder tool in its Play-Doh Cake Mountain playset after several complaints that the toy resembles a penis.
Suspected mentally ill man allegedly steals hearse containing casket during funeral

Suspected mentally ill man allegedly steals hearse containing casket during funeral

A man who was suspected of being mentally ill allegedly stole a hearse that contained a casket during a funeral in South Park Saturday morning, according to Los Angeles Police Department officials.
How to make music with your eyes

How to make music with your eyes

Ever since musician Eduardo Miranda met a patient with locked in syndrome 11 years ago, he has been on a mission to create a way for the paralyzed to make music.

Man has eggnog near drowning

Some silly holiday party antics nearly turned tragic for one Utah resident. But the antics didn't involve alcohol . . . It involved eggnog.

Santa billboard draws fire

A Chico, California billboard is drawing fire for its depiction of Santa Claus holding an assault rifle. The owners of Down Range Indoor Training Center put up the sign reading "We build AR's for Santa".
Fans drunk in love with Drinking Jacket Kickstarter

Fans drunk in love with Drinking Jacket Kickstarter

Too bad the Drinking Jacket won't be ready in time for this New Year's Eve.
Meet the world's No. 1 dealer in Guinness art

Meet the world's No. 1 dealer in Guinness art

Robert Lloyd, a New York antique dealer, holds an unusual distinction: He is the world's largest dealer of Guinness advertising art.
Lost on a plane: Woman claims FedEx misplaced her snake

Lost on a plane: Woman claims FedEx misplaced her snake

A rare python barely makes it home for the holidays after a Norman woman says FedEx lost her snake. Henry the Angolan python is like many of us during the holidays.