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Drunk Man Drives Boom Lift at 3 A.M. on Craigslist Dare

When Police spotted a man driving a piece of construction lift equipment down a street at 3 a.m. on Thursday, they knew something wasn’t right. Police pulled the vehicle over and discovered a man, who apparently had been drinking, with an unopened six-pack of beer and a bag of beef jerky.

Warning: Zombies in Austin Texas

Two city construction road signs near the University of Texas warned the residents of Austin on Monday that a zombie attack was imminent. Is this for real of did someone get creative when “hacking” into the city’s computer system that communicates with the signs?

Pot Farm Discovered After 11 Month Old Calls 911

Canadian police discovered a pot farm in White Rock, B.C. man’s house after his 11 month old accidentally dials 911 while playing with a phone. One can only imagine what was to follow.

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Man Eats Lobster, Then Returns Empty Shell To Store

An Amsterdam claimed his lobster was bad, but deputies said it was all a shell game. Now he faces criminal charges because he tried to return the “empty” crustacean to grocery store and shoplifted in the process.

Firemen Burn Down Their Own Fire Station

A group of Austrian firefighter who have been branded the “worst firefighters in the world” burned their own fire station down to the ground. Along with the station itself, six fire engines perished in the 3 million (GBP) blaze in which occurred in Syke, northern Germany.

Carjack Victim Nabs Thieves With Alure of Sex & Drugs

A Columbus Ohio man who was carjacked outside a south side restaurant said his friends helped him come up with a plan to outsmart the thieves. Alan Heuss was sitting in his BMW last week with the engine running when a armed man approached him. The thief and his accomplice got away with Heuss’ car, […]

PETA Wants To Rename Fish “Sea Kittens”

PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) wants to rename fish in a new campaign designed to restrict fishing. “Sea Kittens” is what they want to call them in their “Save the Sea Kittens” campaign because “nobody would hurt a sea kitten” as they say on their web site.

SpeedFit: A Mobile Treadmill

This one goes down as one of the dumbest pieces of exercise equipment I have ever seen – the SpeedFit mobile treadmill. The “mobile” aspect of this treadmill is that it is specifically designed to move/walk down the street while you’re treading.