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Compelling Explanations

Compelling Explanations

Chuck Shepherd November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Compelling Explanations

— In September, Charles Lawrence III, 60, was sentenced to eight years in prison for attempted sexual assault despite his claim that it was just bad eyesight that caused the problem. He had arrived

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Goldfish Revisited

Goldfish Revisited

Chuck Shepherd November 4, 2016 Comments Off on Goldfish Revisited

— Emma Marsh of Kuraby, Australia, shelled out $500 in September for emergency medical care to remove the pebble stuck in her goldfish Conquer’s throat. Brisbane’s Courier-Mail noted that the $500 could have bought

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Super Size-Me

Super Size-Me

Chuck Shepherd October 21, 2016 Comments Off on Super Size-Me

At 700 pounds, 27-year-old Texan Monica Riley is the most recent “super-sized” woman to exhibit herself semi-nude for fans who watch as morbidly obese people eat. She told the celebrity news site Barcroft Media

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Pizza Hut Turntable Boxes

Pizza Hut Turntable Boxes

Chuck Shepherd October 7, 2016 Comments Off on Pizza Hut Turntable Boxes

Pizza Hut announced that it had finally mastered the technology it needed to turn its cardboard delivery boxes into turntables for customers. The turntable boxes will be made available shortly in five stores in

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Virtual Fandom

Virtual Fandom

Chuck Shepherd September 15, 2016 Comments Off on Virtual Fandom

The phenomenal Japanese singer Hatsune Miku is coming off of a sold-out, 10-city North American concert tour that featured high-energy audiences — blocks-long lines to get in; raucous crowd participation and hefty souvenir sales.

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Win Lottery, Invest In Meth Lab

Win Lottery, Invest In Meth Lab

Chuck Shepherd September 2, 2016 Comments Off on Win Lottery, Invest In Meth Lab

Ronnie Music, Jr., 45, won a scratch-off lottery prize of $3 million in Waycross, Ga. He must have thought he was on a roll, because he soon flipped the money into a Georgia methamphetamine

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FASHION CHALLENGES

FASHION CHALLENGES

Chuck Shepherd August 17, 2016 Comments Off on FASHION CHALLENGES

— Beautician Sarah Bryan of Wakefield, England, garnered worldwide notoriety last year when she introduced a wearable dress made of 3,000 Skittles. She returned this summer with a wearable skirt and bra made of

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Wood Tick Racing

Wood Tick Racing

Chuck Shepherd August 4, 2016 Comments Off on Wood Tick Racing

Milwaukee’s WITI-TV, in an on-the-scene report from Loretta, Wis., described the town’s baffling fascination with “Wood Tick Racing.” The race is held annually in May, provided someone finds enough wood ticks to place in

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It’s A Dirty Job

It’s A Dirty Job

Chuck Shepherd July 21, 2016 Comments Off on It’s A Dirty Job

Erick “Pork Chop” Cox, 32, in an angry construction-site clash in DeBary, Fla., in June, used his front-end loader to dump two heaps of dirt onto his boss. Perry Byrd, 57, was buried up

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Dudes Took My Cat

Dudes Took My Cat

Chuck Shepherd July 12, 2016 Comments Off on Dudes Took My Cat

The Moscow Times reported in May that bailiffs in Russia’s Perm region arrested a debtor’s cat. The bailiffs listed the feline’s value at $23. The man came up with that sum the next day

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