Thursday, April 30, 2009

Contest Goes Way Beyond Hockey Beards

The Detroit Red Wings have dubbed their attitude for the playoffs as the beard is back 160 A local trio fits right in as they prepare to compete in a beard championship

Best Beard? 3 Locals Compete for Title

Three local friends are off to Anchorage Alaska for the 2009 World Beard amp Moustache Championships this May But before they sport their facial locks for the judges we wanted to meet these hairy heroes



Newest White House Residents Get Feast

The newest residents at the White House three baby robins are keeping their red-breasted mom busy fetching food The robin built her nest right outside the press briefing room and the chicks emerged last week April 30

Metal shard linked to Roswell Incident

Only a proper scientific analysis will show if a tiny piece of metal can shed new light on the supposed crash of a UFO near Roswell researchers appealing for funds said Thursday

Locks gone, for love

You have probably have seen guys with shaved heads But a Polk County girl has decided to go for the chrome dome look

Utah Skeleton Find Solves 75-year-old Mystery

A battery of genetic and forensic tests makes it almost certain that remains found in southern Utah are those of Everett Ruess a vagabond artist who vanished in 1934 his nephew told The Associated Press April 30

Dog and goat found traveling together

Raw Bird `Dances' to Music

Researchers have figured out what pet owners suspected dogs and cats don t dance but birds do They say they ve documented for the first time that some animals dance to a musical beat April 30

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Alligator caught at car dealership

An alligator was not one of the features Denise Anderson was looking for at Sun Toyota in New Port Richey Tuesday She was simply hoping to test drive a car As soon as she got to the car of her choice she noticed something lying underneath

Chinese Daredevil Sets High-Wire Record

A Chinese daredevil set a world record on Saturday with a death-defying high-wire act Chinese television caught stuntman Samat Hasan making his way across the tightrope in the Hunan province

Monday, April 27, 2009

UFOs: The truth is out there

There are reports of UFO sightings everywhere even in Hampton Roads
A NASA astronaut wants the Obama administration to open government UFO files

Web extra: UFO witness interview

A Va Beach man talks about UFOs his investigations into sighting around Hampton Roads and the U S and more

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Thousands celebrate Eeyore's birthday

Thousands helped celebrate Eeyore s birthday in Pease Park

Man grows fir tree in lung

A man has had the branch of a fir tree removed from his lung

UFOs over England

Strange lights were seen in the sky above Shropshire

Friday, April 24, 2009

Cuddle Up to Strangers at a Cuddle Party

Instead of being squeezed in a tough economy some people are looking to be squeezed by a total stranger It s called a cuddle party and organizers say it s a structured safe workshop on boundaries communication intimacy and affection They promise a drug- and alcohol-free way to meet fascinating people in a relaxing environment Yes perfect strangers get together wearing pajamas and then sit around and cuddle hug and touch each other in nonsexual ways

Paragliding cops

Paragliding cops fill Palm Bay Fla skies

bill murray golf ball

bill murray golf ball

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Reputed Hitler Paintings Sell at English Auction

More than a dozen paintings reputedly by Adolf Hitler when he was a struggling artist sold at a British auction for the equivalent of almost 147 000 April 23

giant mushroom

giant mushroom

Stripper stand-in

Stripper stand-in

Woman Sees Jesus in Her Cheese Toast

A woman in Inman South Carolina says she just wanted a piece of cheese toast but she received an image of Jesus in her latenight snack April 23

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Big Pappy bat boy

Big Pappy bat boy

big pappy pic

big pappy pic

Monday, April 20, 2009

Cosmetic Procedures for the Dead

In today s image-conscious society people are always concerned with how they look Models actors and even housewives and husbands are going in for cosmetic improvements But are people really concerned with how they ll look in the end People are requesting and getting cosmetic procedures even after they re gone -- from Botox to lip injections to line fillers

Had A Bad Day? For April 20

Think you ve had a bad day We found five people who probably had it worse

Body-snatchers back in Edinburgh

Read and about legendary body-snatchers Burke and Hare in a replica newspaper

Ghost sightng in Scotland

Is this a ghost at Tantallon Castle

Monkey magic

Exhibition to show how closely our actions are linked to animals

Chicken or a tree?

Does this tree in Cambridgeshire look like a chicken

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Archeologists Hope to Find Tomb of Cleopatra

Archaeologists from Egypt and the Dominican Republic next week will begin excavating three sites near the Mediterranean Sea that may contain the tombs of doomed lovers Cleopatra and Mark Anthony April 20

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Austin celebrates Earth Day

Saturday was declared Earth Day in Austin and what better way to celebrate than to be outside

Friday, April 17, 2009

Sick School

Dick s report

Guitar Hero kid

Guitar Hero kid

Google purse find

Google purse find

Extra video of fish

Online extra video of fish dumped on Howard street

Car Takes Off, Cat Harassment

Tech Guru Brett Larson dug deep to find the funniest and oddest viral videos Check out the clips of the car that takes of the guy in the car that rocks out and video of a mildly humorous cat getting harassed

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Fish dumped on Howard street

Hundreds of fish were dumped on a Howard street

Library Book Returned After 145 Years

A book stolen by a Civil War soldier has been returned to Virginia s Washington and Lee University 145 years after he pilfered it April 16

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Monopoly Champ: Pass Go and Collect Cash

A new national champion in Monopoly is crowned in Washington after round after round of grueling board play April 15

Trendy Pet Rats Are All the Rage

A new animal is taking over the pet scene but it may not be for everyone Rats have gone from repugnant repulsive rodents to trendy house pets

Virgin Mary Painting

The mysterious portrait appeared on Easter Sunday

Spokane Park to 'Blast' Squirrel Problem

Spokane Wash is having a problem with too many squirrels at the Finch Arboretum The Parks and Recreation department plans to use a special machine to detonate some of the rodents The Spokane Humane Society is trying to stop the blasting April 15

Doctor: Tree Found Growing in Man's Lung

A fir tree was reportedly found growing inside a man s lung during surgery for suspected cancer in Southwest Russia Warning graphic video April 15

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Flak jackets hit the catwalk

Bullet proof clothing is all the rage in Mexico but it s more than just flak jackets It s high fashion

Sucking up

Sucking up

Tree in lung

Tree in lung

Did "Lizard People" Live under the City?

In Los Angeles there is an urban legend that lizard people once dug tunnels beneath the streets of downtown But is the myth closer to the truth than you might think Christina Gonzalez has the video report

Big Wheels Hit Streets of San Francisco

Spain has the running of the bulls San Francisco has the race of the big wheels Grown men and women hit a steep San Francisco hill in the city 8217 s annual bring your own big wheel event this past weekend

Artist Implants 'Third Ear' on His Arm

An Australian performance artist has successfully grown an ear on his arm The man spent 10 years searching for a surgeon willing to perform the controversial operation

Monday, April 13, 2009

Pirate rescue

Rescue on hang for pirate ship

Woman attacked by polar bear

Woman attacked by polar bear during feeding time in a German zoo

Thrifty Granny

Thrifty Granny

Saturday, April 11, 2009

23-year-old attempts run across U.S.

23-year-old Katie Visco the youngest female ever to attempt to run across America stopped by Good Morning Connecticut Weekend to talk about her campaign to inspire girls to live a healthier life

Bunny In Dive Gear Hides Eggs

Easter is a bit different in the Florida Keys Rather than hiding eggs on land the Easter Bunny likes to hide them underwater

Curved Canvas: Artists Take to Huge Eggs

In Croatia a native art form has artists putting paint to giant polyester eggs creating fanciful scenes as Easter looms April 11

Friday, April 10, 2009

Raw 1-Flipper Turtle Gets Swimsuit

Allison a green sea turtle with only one flipper was outfitted in a black neoprene suit with a carbon-fiber dorsal fin on the back that allows her to glide gracefully with other turtles April 10

Raw Cincinnati Gorillas Easter Egg Hunt

Officials at the Cincinnati Zoo Botanical Garden held an annual easter egg hunt for three female gorillas in the their exhibit April 10

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Man Finds Bag of Gold in His Luggage

An Illinois man got a jewel of a surprise after flying out of Chicago 8217 s O 8217 Hare Airport Now he s wondering just how tight security really is Lauren Cohn reports

strange billboards

are you being watched

The Simpsons Stamps Revealed

Who s your favorite Simpson The post office wants folks to vote for their favorite among the five new stamps honoring the nation s funniest dysfunctional family April 9

Punxsutawney Phil Escapes 3 Times

Punxsutawney Phil may have had enough of the groundhog gig

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Farmington woman swallows engagement ring

Hotel Vending Machine Sells Cars, Condos

Forget your luxury convertible Try the vending machine at a Miami Beach hotel At the Mondrian South Beach guests in need of everything from a toothbrush to a designer dress can fetch them at the touch of a button from a vending machine April 8

JS OnAir: Fish Pedicures

Reporter Doris Hajewski talks about a new store that has fish pedicures where people have fish nibble on their feet to remove dead skin

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Strangest Laws

Hear some of the strangest laws in the world Always good for a laugh

Palm Tree Bears Jesus' Image? You decide

Some say it bares the image of a divine figure

Raw Shoe Thrown at Indian Minister

An angry journalist has thrown a shoe at India s top security official during a press conference after a confrontational exchange over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that left thousands dead April 7

Friday, April 3, 2009

Why Are Washington Residents Smuggling Detergent

A Spokane Washington ban on dish detergent containing phosphorous has some residents going to extreme measures to find the prohibited product April 3

Two identified in bones mystery

Two identified in bones mystery

Man Coughs Up Nail After MRI

A Colorado man felt pain in his face after an MRI and soon coughed up a nail Doctors say it may have been lodged there for 30 years The man has no idea how the nail got into his nasal cavity April 3

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Baby dies at jail

A baby died after its mother gave birth at the Racine Co Jail

Pet Store Gets Bunny With 2 Noses

Some people may think this bunny was pulled out of a hat but this one s real A baby bunny in southwestern Connecticut has two noses The owner at the Purr-fect Pet Shop in Milford Conn couldn t believe his eyes when he saw the bizarre bunny 160

Video Essay: Lion Cubs Take on World

Meet a pair of lion cubs in New Jersey rejected by their mother but now getting cared for by humans April 2

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Internet Hoaxes Launched for April Fools' Gags

It s become an April 1 tradition on the Web to showcase absurd technological breakthroughs and silly pseudo-innovations April 1

Connecticut pet shop has 2-nosed bunny

It s no April Fools joke The baby bunny really does have two noses

Man Talks About Having Spear Removed From Head

Just three days after surgery a Brazilian man is talking about how he felt after a fishing spear got lodged in his head April 1