Sunday, August 31, 2008

Raw Big Baby Born in Colombia

A woman in Colombia is recovering after giving birth to a baby that weighs more than 13 pounds that is the the average size of a four-month-old September 1

Friday, August 29, 2008

Charlize Theron's Indecent Proposal

Charlize Theron gets a marriage proposal from a journalist during a press conference at the film festival

Colombian entrepreneur demonstrates bullet-proof clothing

Colombian entrepreneur Miguel Caballero has brought his unique line of bullet-proof clothing to Mexico City where crimes like kidnapping are rising to record levels and fearful citizens are seeking protection DMN-Video Editing Laurence Iliff Story

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Nebraska Town Is Giving a Horse the Boot

A small town in Nebraska has decided it is going to enforce a long-standing ordinance banning livestock That could mean the end of the line for a 32-year-old horse that has always called Hickman Nebraska home August 29

'Fake' Obama Money Pulled From GOP Fair Booth

Fake money showing Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama with a headdress has been removed from the Snohomish County Republicans booth at the Washington State Fair Aug 28

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Raw Record Sought With New Monopoly Game

Thousands of people around the world worked to set a record for the most people ever playing Monopoly at the same time They used a new version of the Hasbro game in which cities around the world replace the traditional properties August 27

Missouri bird cheers on Obama

Jackie Fitzwater from Farmington MO has a 1 year-old Quaker parrot named Houdini His favorite things are fresh green beans and Obama

Raw World's Biggest Tomato Fight

Thousands of people descended on the Spanish town of Bunol on Wednesday to take part in the Tomatina festival Aug 27

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Computer Glitch Strands Hundreds in Airports

Mass flight delays caused by an electronic communication failure at a Federal Aviation Administration delayed hundreds of flights and left passengers stranded Aug 27

Monday, August 25, 2008

Ever see a Dalmatian on a Jet Ski?

Mike Scott and SamDog enjoy Shaver Lake over the weekend

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Olympics '08: Meet the Pin Man

Wei Shengchu has let the Olympic Games go to his head - Beijing s new pin-up is touring the Olympic Green with tiny flags from all 205 competing nations waving from his scalp on acupuncture needles Aug 21

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Raw Monkey on the Loose in Japan

Morning train commuters in Tokyo were joined on their way to work by an unusual companion on Wednesday a wild monkey Aug 20

Disabled Turtle Has a New Way to Get Around

A turtle at the zoo in Jerusalem has a new way of getting around The zoo has attached a metal board with two wheels to the tortoise s shell August 20

Girl, 10, Crashes Mom's SUV

A 10-year-old girl is shaken after she drove her mom s SUV and crashed it

One Cat, Four Ears

GMK team kiss a pig at the State Fair

The votes have been counted You wanted Andy to kis a pig and he does and so do Rachel and Gene and Jamie

Monday, August 18, 2008

Raw Baby Whale Lost in Australia

A baby humpback whale has apparently mistaken a yacht for its mother Rescuers in Australia are monitoring the whale calf which was spotted off Sydney s northern beaches Monday Aug 18

Friday, August 15, 2008

Do You Think This Is Bigfoot?

The two Georgia men who claim to have stumbled across a Bigfoot corpse didn t present more than a couple of inconclusive photos to a press conference Friday Aug 15

Revisiting old Bigfoot hoaxes

Did the two hikers in Georgia really bag Bigfoot They claim they did Bigfoot hoaxes are nothing new and a Western Washington man was responsible for some of the first KING 5 s Drew Mikkelsen spoke with his family about the latest Bigfoot developments

Raw Penguin Receives Norwegian Knighthood

A Scottish penguin will be going by the title of Sir now after receiving a Norwegian knighthood The 3-foot-tall bird has already received medals for good conduct and long service as the mascot of the elite Norwegian King s Guard Aug 15

Penguin picks up a knighthood

Sir Nils Olav the king penguin receives his knighthood

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Elvis impersonators take to the stage in Oak Cliff

Elvis impersonators sing and dance for the 1000 award during the El Ranchito s bi-annual Elvis impersonator contest in Oak Cliff DMN-video editing Nathan Hunsinger

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Wings of desire

A vulture who prefers humans to birds finally finds a feathered friend

Olympics '08: Pining for Pins

While olympic athletes push for gold there s a different kind of competition for tiny bits of metal The race for olympic-themed pins is on The AP s Lee Powell chronicles what some call the unofficial olympic sport Aug 13

Two Sets of Triplets Head Off to School

It was a busy day at one Louisville elementary school where two sets of triplets celebrated their first day of kindergarten The kids parents said sending them off to school may have been the hardest thing they have had to do so far August 13

Let it Rip: Fat Kid Billboards

Can't Have It Your Way Burger King Employee Fired For Bathing In Restaurant Sink

Apocalypse the Musical

A tale of millmen whores nuns angels god and satan at the Edinburgh festival

Monday, August 11, 2008

Raw Winner Is in Hog Heaven

A Central Illinois woman is in hog heaven She won the top prize at one of the Illinois State Fair s most popular events Doris Probst whooped hollered and oinked her way to prize in the hog calling competition August 12

Once-missing Snake Is Missing Again

Police are investigating the disappearance of a venomous snake from an aquarium in Galveston Texas and say they believe the reptile has been stolen Aug 12

"Chupacabra" caught on tape?

Sheriff s Deputies in Dewitt County say they caught a strange creature on their camera and tried to chase it

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Ariz. Man Wants To Be Air Guitar Champ

An Arizona man competes in the air guitar championships

'Rad Girls' Giving Stars of 'Jackass' a Run for Their Money

Day of the Living Dead

Saturday, August 9, 2008

VIDEO - Sweet Baby "Cheesus"! (The Jesus Cheeto)

A Missouri woman claimes she found a Cheeto that looks like Jesus...


There is a movie coming out called "Henry Poole is Here" with Luke Wilson about the effect of a similar stain in a bad stucco job...

"Henry Poole abandons his fiancée and family business to spend what he believes are his remaining days alone. The discovery of a "miracle" by a nosy neighbor ruptures his solitude and restores his faith in life"

Friday, August 8, 2008

Woman finds 'cheesus' (Jesus in Cheetos)

A Missouri woman claimes she found a Cheeto that looks like Jesus

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Caught on tape: Ghost at Asheville High?

Are ghosts haunting a North Carolina high school Some think surveillance video proves it

Sweetcorn eating world record

The UK Sweetcorn Eating championships are being held at York

Lucky 8 Date Draws Couples to the Altar

Hundreds of couples around the world will be tying the knot today many choosing the date 8-8-08 because they consider 8 their lucky number Aug 8

Agents go to extremes to evict pot-squatters

Washington State s public lands are being invaded by marijuana growers and police say they pose a serious risk to people who enjoy the outdoors KING 5 s Gary Chittim reports

Weed Eater Attack

Suspect is arrested for attacking man with weed eater

8/7 -- Goat Killings May Be Religious

Pig Farm to Help Liver Patients

A North Dakota company is working on a plan to produce pigs to help critically ill liver patients Lifeline Farms LLP of Forest River would supply 30-pound pigs to Excorp Medical of Minneapolis The company s Web site says it s developed a system to use liver cells from specially bred pigs to detoxify the blood of patients suffering from liver disease The system which is designed for use in hospitals will treat patients until their own livers recover or until liver transplant donors are found The North Dakota Agricultural Products Utilization Commission has awarded 46 000 to Lifeline Farms to work on a site and a business plan Lifeline Farms representatives say it s too early to comment on the project

World's Longest Yard Sale Begins Today

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Segway Fanatics Converge On Indy

About 150 Segway enthusiasts are in Indianapolis this weekend for Segway Fest 2008 and the Woz Challenge Cup highlighting the two-wheel electric vehicle

Naked Busjacking

Naked walks in a busy street hijacks a city bus

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Brewing up beauty in Prague

Beer lovers in the Czech Republic can hardly believe their luck A local spa now offers customers the chance to wallow in tubs of the frothy amber liquid and the owners claim the heady vapours do more than just help eager customers relax

Couple Bikes Across America

38 states13 thousand miles and 68 jars of peanut butter Those numbers tell the story of Aaron Beese and his wife Laurabut not the whole story The Oklahoma couple is cycling to the geographical center of all fifty states in the U-S And they recently passed through North Dakota Tom Gerhardt has the story Aaron It is interesting the things we see on the side of the road I was just thinking about that the other day Aaron and Laura Beese see all sorts of odd things But it s the husband amp amp wife couple that s hard to miss They ve been on the road for 13 monthspedaling toward a dream Laura We had been dating about 3 or 4 months and I remember that we just had this talk one night where Aron just pulls out this catalog of this bike and this map with this idea that he had been cooking up for several years to go to all 50 states and so I remember going that night and thinking wow I don t know what I m getting myself into but by the time we got married I did They ve spent their first two anniversaries on this German made tandem bikeone Laura calls a relationship accelerator But it s the freedom of the road that ties them together They ve left the 40 hour work week behind them Aaron That time may come but we just weren t ready for it yet so we decided that as long as we stayed debt free we had all the freedom in the world so we just didn t buy a house we didn t go into debt for a car we saved up some money and now we can do whatever we choose and this is what we have chosen And both say life on the road teaches valuable life lessons Aaron We ve learned that people will help you if they can The idea that the world is full of bad people doing bad things that we sometimes gather from the news or wherever we get that idea is just not an accurate portrayal of what s going on in the country And they ve also learned a lot about what s inside each of them Pedal by pedal mile by mile one day at a timeadds up to 20-thousand milesand a front row seat to the beauty of America Tom Gerhardt KX News If you re wondering the geographical center of North Dakota is near McClusky The geographical center of Rhode Island is in the middle of a music store and in Missouri it s behind a turkey barn You can follow Aaron and Laura s journey on their website It s fiftybybike com

Video of day: Plane wedding

Florida Man Calls 911 Over Bad Sandwich

Man Calls 9-1-1 To Complain About His Subway Sandwich

Raw Wedding on a Wing

A British couple has left the wedding up in the air literally Bride Katie Hodgson and groom Darren McWalters tied the know while standing on top of biplanes Aug 5

Monday, August 4, 2008

Raw Escalator Accident in Japan

At least 20 people have been injured after an escalator at a Tokyo convention centre jerked to an abrupt halt The stoppage knocked down dozens of people The worst of the injuries appears to be a broken leg August 5

A raw egg cooks in Dallas' 105-degree heat

So just how hot is it Hot enough to fry an egg of course Over a four-hour period an egg sizzled and cooked under the 105-degree temperatures Monday afternoon until it was done While it was cooked it wasn t exactly the egg you want to go along with your bacon Video editing Dan X McGraw

Mystery Shoe Filled With Remains Discovered

An athletic shoe containing bones and flesh has been found on a beach about 30 miles west of Port Angeles and authorities are investigating whether it may be linked to a series of human feet found in shoes in nearby British Columbia waters Aug 4

Foot mystery lands on Wash. State beach

The mystery over several detached feet washing ashore in British Columbia deepens with another foot apparently discovered on Washington s Olympic Peninsula Eric Wilkinson reports

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Michigan Boys Bounce for World Record

A group of Michigan kids spent the weekend trying to break the bouncing world record The record of 19 hours and 24 minutes was set 2 years ago August 3

Saturday, August 2, 2008

Raw 2008 World Yo-Yo Contest

Competitors from around the globe gathered in Orlando Florida to participate in the 2008 World Yo-Yo Contest Aug 2

Friday, August 1, 2008

AP Top Stories

Here s the latest news for Saturday August 2nd Anthrax scientists death follow-up Bus stabbing Extremely drunk Bridge memorial

Farmers Find Huge Crop Circles in Their Fields

'Doga' Helps Uptight Dogs Relax

Raw World's Largest Egg?

Cuba s National Information Agency has announced that a Cuban chicken has laid the world s largest egg earlier this week Aug 1