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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.

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Bank Robber Uses Pay Stub as ‘Demand Note’

We’ve all heard stories where stupid criminals accidentally leave behind incriminating evidence such as driver’s licenses and checkbooks when committing their crimes. In the case of one Chicago bank robber, his incriminating evidence is more along the lines of complete stupidity rather than happen chance.

Man Burns House While Trying To Melt Snow With Torch

Don’t try this at home – that is use a blowtorch to melt snow, especially when there is a wood home nearby. A New Bedford, Mass. failed to heed this advice when he used a blowtorch to melt ice on his back porch. He ended up setting his house on fire, causing up to $30,000 in damage.

Warning: Playing Wii Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

I have to wonder what the creators of Wii were thinking when they were developing the game. Could they have thought, “Many people who play video games are getting too fat, especially Americans. So let’s invent a game where they have to be active as well.” I’m not saying that is why they developed the game but it does make good sense.

Along that line of thinking, Wii should be a game that helps people get back into shape then – right? Well, not for many who are finding themselves hospitalized with “Wii-itis” types of injuries.

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Fake Holiday Cash Ruse Nabs Fugitives

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart recently came up with a brilliant idea to catch criminals that are wanted by the law. He set up a fake holiday cash ruse that led to the arrest of 230 suspects on warrants for forgery, aggravated battery and other crimes.

New ‘Flame-Broiled’ Body Spray From Burger King

Have you ever wanted to smell like a fast food hamburger but didn’t necessarily wanted to spread hamburger meat all over yourself? Worry no longer because Flame by Burger King is here – a new body spray for men that is described as having “the scent of seduction with a hint of flame-broiled meat.”