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NUCLEAR TRACTOR PULL

NUCLEAR TRACTOR PULL

Chuck Shepherd January 23, 2014 0

Edward Teller, the famous theoretical physicist known as the “father of the hydrogen bomb” for his work on the World War II-era Manhattan Project, died in 2003. His daughter Rene told The Free Press

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ON GUARD!

ON GUARD!

Chuck Shepherd January 8, 2014 0

When Franco Scaramuzza saw two men pepper-spraying a couple in a shopping center parking lot in Nashville, Tenn., he bravely responded in the only way he knew how. Scaramuzza, who teaches the art of

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EXCUSE ME … IS IT DAY OR NIGHT?

EXCUSE ME … IS IT DAY OR NIGHT?

Chuck Shepherd December 4, 2013 0

In April, 2008, the Swiss watchmaker Romain Jerome, who the year before created a watch made from remnants of the Titanic, introduced the “Day & Night” watch, which doesn’t provide the hour or the

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THE BAR IS ALWAYS OPEN

THE BAR IS ALWAYS OPEN

Chuck Shepherd November 20, 2013 0

A 61-year-old Texas man admitted to a hospital appeared to be falling-down-drunk even though he denied having had a single drink. He was found to be manufacturing beer in his stomach. With “auto-brewery syndrome,”

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LAME FASHION

LAME FASHION

Chuck Shepherd November 7, 2013 0

Among the ensembles witnessed by a New York Times critic at the Paris Fashion Week this year were a hat with objects resembling steroid-enhanced stalks of peas; a shoe that appeared to sprout “twig-studs”;

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Seriously?

Seriously?

Chuck Shepherd October 3, 2013 0

“With its neatly cut lawns and luscious tropical vegetation,” wrote a BBC News reporter in July, Miracle Village, Fla., is an “idyllic rural community” of 200 residents. About half of these are registered sex

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Wash Your Vegetables

Wash Your Vegetables

Chuck Shepherd August 15, 2013 0

Carole Longhorn, 66, struck a metal object in her garden in Norfolk, England. Though it looked like a projectile bomb, she decided to take it inside and wash it off in the sink before

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Odd Priorities

Odd Priorities

Chuck Shepherd August 1, 2013 0

At a June hearing, a Philadelphia judge became so exasperated at defendant Robert Williams’ cluelessness about his need to keep his probation appointments that she ordered him to take etiquette classes before he returned

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Latest Religious Messages

Latest Religious Messages

Chuck Shepherd July 18, 2013 0

— A Saudi judge ruled in April that it was finally time for Ali al-Khawahir, 24, to suffer for stabbing a boy in the back when Ali was 14. The victim was paralyzed. Under

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