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Stolen Hot Air Balloon Spotted at Festival, Recovered

I guess they thought they wouldn’t be seen if they launched the stolen hot air balloon in another state, but some balloon thieves had no such luck. A hot air ballon reported stolen in the mid-west, Indiana specifically, was spotted being used in a Florida hot air balloon festival. The vehicle was returned to its … Continue reading

104 Year Old Woman Arrested… by Special Request

Here’s a strange story in the weird news. A 104-year-old woman, Anne Brokenbrow, who never had been on the wrong side of the law, was detained in a care home, cuffed and taken away in a police car. The reason: she wanted to be arrested once in her life. As part of a bucket list … Continue reading

Realistic Car Made Entirely of Snow Gets Parking Ticket

You might enjoy this: A man in Canada made a snow Toyota Supra (some say a snow Delorean DMC-12) so realistic that it got a parking ticket. The snow car was built in a no-parking zone so after having a good laugh, local police gave him a fake ticket. The car was reportedly plowed away … Continue reading

Doorbell Licker Sought

Here it is, the world’s strangest news I read today: A week ago on New Year’s Eve, a man, who appears now to have been identified, is being sought for spending three hours licking a doorbell, not his own. Don’t do drugs. If you thought you’d seen it all, prepare yourself for what’s about to … Continue reading

(Video) Monkey Steals License Plate

Today’s strange news award goes to a monkey stealing a front license plate from a parked car in Malaysia. Owing to a relatively small population of wild monkeys in the USA, not many people have had this particular problem here. Unbeknownst to the thief, even though he was quick about it, one or more people … Continue reading

Can Shark Fins Break the Law? Yes.

The true strange news for today is something which sounds impossible to some: property and cash can be considered guilty of a crime. In the United States police can confiscate personal property even if the owner is not involved in any crime. This so-called civil asset forfeiture results in some very strange court cases, such … Continue reading

Electronics Sniffing Dog Cracks Grade Hacking Case

You’ve heard of drug sniffing dogs, but did you know there are also electronics sniffing dogs? They are pretty amazing. They can find little tiny SD drives in walls, recycle bins, pretty much anywhere and they are very dedicated because they supposedly don’t get fed if they don’t pass their daily search tests! The police … Continue reading

Circulating Claim: Planned Houston “False Flag” Shooting March 4, 2018

Update March 4: There was a fatal shooting at a party in Houston today where someone put on a bullet-proof vest and had party-goers shoot at him. WTH? That’s one seriously messed up party. … Authorities say one guy decided to put on a bulletproof vest while one of the party-goers fired a shot at … Continue reading

Florida: Up to 15 years in Prison for a “Pew pew pew” drawing

Feb 14, 2018 Update: This blog entry was posted Jan 10, over a month before the horrific Feb 14 Parkland Florida high school shooting of 17 students by a former student. Parkland is about 550 miles (over 8 hours) away from where where this school shooting drawing took place and the man who drew a … Continue reading