Weird News Sitemap - Page 4 2014-04-16

Thong-Wearing Streaker Dodges Security
A streaker disrupts the action between the Birmingham City and Aston Villa Premier League match. See it all unfold here!

Streaker Goes Face-to-Face With Liam Ridgewell
A streaker confronts Birmingham's Liam Ridgewell during a recent match. See it all unfold here. Page 2.

Streaker Makes His Way Past the Net
Soccer plays line up to avoid being touched by a nearly nude streaker during a soccer match between Birmingham and Aston Villa. See it all here. Page 3.

Wally Backman: Manager for Four Days
Wally Backman hit .333 and scored four runs in the 1986 World Series as the New York Mets beat the Boston Red Sox. Backman played until 1993, and on Nov. 1, 2004 was hired to manage the Arizona Diamondbacks. Four days later, he was fired as his own ghosts came out to haunt him: Backman had been arrested in 2000 on DWI charges, and in 2001 on charges of assaulting his wife. See his mug shot and read about more baseball bad boys in our special World Series Edition of the Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 2.

The Tragic Tale of Ken Caminiti
Ken Caminiti had everything a ballplayer could want: three Gold Gloves, three All-Star Game appearances, an MVP award that he says he won while on steroids and, in 1998, a World Series appearance. He also fought a lifelong battle with drugs and alcohol -- one that would ultimately claim his life. See his mug shot and read about more baseball bad boys in our special World Series Edition of the Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 3.

The Godfather of Steroids: Jose Canseco's Arrest Record
Jose Canseco had as colorful a career as any ballplayer: he won the Rookie of the Year Award in 1986, Most Valuable Player in 1988 and was on two World Series champion teams. Canseco was also a devout believer in the power of steroids to make a better athlete -- regardless of the rules. He was also in trouble with the law... repeatedly. See his mug shot and read about more baseball bad boys in our special World Series Edition of the Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 4.

Oral Stimulation at the Air Sex World Championships
It's time to celebrate sex as men and women gather to simulate their favorite acts and positions in the Air Sex World Championships. Forget those guitars and strum along to my special photo feature.

Yeah Boy! Feds Say Flavor Flav Owes $183K
Flavor Flav has been a rapper... TV star... and chicken joint entrepreneur. But he's also an accused tax cheat: California went after him in 2009, saying he owed $183,000. Page 13.

Bounty on the Dog: Feds Say Duane Chapman Owes
Dog the Bounty Hunter Duane Chapman may be known for going after bail jumpers... but the IRS put him in the doghouse in 2009. The feds said Chapman owed more than $2 million. Page 14.

California Say Burt Reynolds is a Tax Bandit
Burt Reynolds played Bandit in

Buster Keaton: Hollywood's Tax-Evading Pioneer
It's not just today's stars that get in trouble with the taxman. Film legend Buster Keaton owed $28,000 to the IRS back in 1928 -- making him a true Hollywood pioneer. Page 16.

Going Off the Rails on a Crazy Train: Ozzy, Sharon Osbourne Facing Tax Troubles
The feds say Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne owe more than $1.7 million on taxes -- and have threatened to foreclose on one of the famous couple's many homes.

Marc Anthony's Constant Tax Troubles
He can sing... he can act... he can owe millions in back taxes: In 2010, New York State said Anthony owed $3.4 million -- and back in 2007, he got a $2.5 million tax bill. Page 10.

Lil' Kim's Big Tax Bill
Lil' Kim got some pretty big bills: In 2009, she was hit with tax liens totaling nearly $1 million -- including $12,599 to the state of New York, $4,089 to California and $916,982 to New Jersey. Page 11.

Joe Francis: Tax Bills Gone Wild
The IRS says Joe Francis, the mastermind behind the

California: Pamela Anderson Owes Us Tax Money
Pamela Anderson may be a

Khloe Kardashian's $18K Tax Debt
Don't try to keep up with the Kardashians at tax time: The state of California put a lien on Khloe's home in 2010 over an $18K tax bebt. Page 3.

Survivor Champ Richard Hatch Survives Prison Over Tax Debt
Richard Hatch may have won

Willie Nelson: Poster Child for Tax Troubles
Willie Nelson may be America's poster boy for tax problems after being billed nearly $17 million for unpaid taxes (along with fees and penalties) in the early 1990s. Page 5.

Wesley Snipes: Tax Troubles Send 'Blade' to Prison
Wesley Snipes sliced his way through vampires in

Rob Lowe's High Tax Bill
Rob Lowe was one of the first celebrities to

Tax Troubles: Nicolas Cage Owes Uncle Sam a National Treasure
The feds say Nicolas Cage owes them a national treasure: more than $13 million. Page 8.

Martha Stewart's Tax Troubles
Before Martha Stewart was in trouble for insider trading, she was in trouble for tax evasion - New York State said she owed $220,000. Page 9.

Lady Gaga: Part Motorcycle on 'Born This Way' Cover
What the heck is that? Lady Gaga unveiled the cover of her upcoming disc, 'Born This Way,' which depicts her as part-human, part-motorcycle. A Gagacycle? A Motortaur? See it here, and decide for yourself. Page 13.

Angelina Jolie's Laser Tattoo Removal: No More 'Billy Bob'
Laser removal isn't perfect... but it can help get rid of a bad memory. See what happened to Angelina Jolie's shoulder after she had her

Angelina Jolie: 'Know Your Rights' Tattoo
Angelina Jolie is a gal who loves her tats. Get an up close and personal look at her tattoos and body art, past and present, and find out what each one means in this special photo feature. Page 9.

Lady Gaga's Kinky Nun Sex Fantasy
Lady Gaga shows off what could be her kinkiest costume yet: A see-through nun outfit with crosses covering her nipples. See it up close here!

Lady Gaga on the Runway
Lady Gaga is more than a singer -- she's also done her time on the runway as one of the world's most unique fashion models. Page 10.

Lady Gaga Shows Her Love for Japan... And Monsters
Lady Gaga just loves Japan. And its monsters. See her show off a special message as she arrives in the nation. Page 11.

Monster Hatchling: Lady Gaga Emerges From a Giant Egg
Lady Gaga pops out of an egg for her 2011 Grammy performance. See it here. Page 12.

Flipping the Bird: Lady Gaga Gives the Finger at a Mets Game
Lady Gaga gives photographers the finger during at Mets game at Citi Field in New York. Page 2.

Lady Gaga Brings Nearly Nude Bra and Panty Act to Yankee Stadium
Lady Gaga gave Yankee fans something to look at: Her bra and panties at Yankee Stadium. See it here. Page 3.

Lady Gaga Bares the Other Cheek, Shows Some Butt
Lady Gaga loves to show her butt off. See it in all it's glory here. Page 4.

Lady Gaga Shows Off Her Butt at a Plastic Ono Band Concert
Lady Gaga wore a butt-revealing outfit to her gig with the Plastic Ono Band. See both cheeks here. Page 5.

Lady Gaga Bears Her Bra on the 'Today' Show
Lady Gaga isn't shy about showing her bod. She'll show just about anything -- even on national TV when she stripped down to her bra on

Lady Gaga: Meet My Meat (Dress)
Lady Gaga turned heads -- and gave butchers some work -- when she showed up at the MTV Music Awards in a dress made of meat. Page 7.

Lady Gaga Meets the Queen of England
Lady Gaga doesn't even tone it down in the presence of royalty. See what she wore to meet the Queen of England here. Page 8.

Lady Gaga's Purple Fantasy
Lady Gaga showed off her alt cred by taking part in Lollapalooza. See her incredible purple costume here. Page 9.

Of Megadeth & Mordor: Rick 'Rooster' Santorum's Weird Journey to Presidential Politics
On the face of it, you might think there's not a lot weird about Rick Santorum. But it turns out, he's every bit as weird as the rest of us -- and then some. Find out more here.

Rick 'Rooster' Santorum Knows How to Chug a Beer
Rick Santorum's college pals say he knew how to chug a beer: just open your throat. Find out more here. Page 2.

Rick Santorum Knows More About Professional Wrestling Than You Do
Before Rick Santorum entered politics, he had a unique job: representing the wrestling company WWE. Page 3.

Rick Santorum's Strange Endorsement from Megadeth's Dave Mustaine
Not every presidential candidate can claim an endorsement from a heavy metal legend. Rick Santorum can. Page 4.

Rick Santorum's Weird Understanding of Kim Jong Il
Rick Santorum claimed to know what made Kim Jong Il tick: NBA basketball. Page 5.

Rick Santorum and the 'Eye of Mordor'
Is Rick Santorum a closeted

What's Up With Rick Santorum's Sweater Vests?
Why does Rick Santorum love sweater vests so much? Page 7.

Rick Santorum's Weird War With Google
Find out why Rick Santorum is mad at Google. Page 8.

Broken Heroes: Sponge Bomb Is Ready to Blow
Sponge Bob is ready to kill himself -- and you too -- in a daring new art exhibition. Page 2.

Broken Heroes: Spider-Man Snared by His Own Web
What happens when Spider-Man gets caught in his own Web? Page 3.

Broken Heroes: Spider-Mans Hopeless Struggle
Spider-Man is snared by his own web... and he'll never escape in this daring new exhibition. Page 4.

Broken Heroes: Superman's Epic Fail
Superman has a tragic flying accident. Page 5.

Broken Heroes: The death of Superman
Superman loses his powers at the exact wrong time. Page 6.

Broken Heroes: The Sandman Kills Himself With Sleeping Pills
How do you think the Sandman would kill himself? With sleeping pills, of course! Page 7.

Broken Heroes: The Sandman Falls Into the Big Sleep
Why did the Sandman kill himself? Page 8.

Broken Heroes: Even the Fire Extinguishers Are Made of Yarn
The new exhibition

Broken Heroes: Sponge Bob Turns Sponge Bomb, Suicide Bomber
What could cause Sponge Bob to kill himself and dozens of innocent bystanders?

Nail Comes Out of Albert Cadabra's Nose
See a six-inch nail slide right out of Albert Cadabra's nose. Page 3.

Albert Cadabra Escapes a Straitjacket
It was impressive when Harry Houdini did it... and it still amazes people today: The straitjacket escape. See it here. Page 4.

What Happens When You Stick Your Tongue in a Fan?
Mom always said to never, ever stick your tongue in a fan... so don't try this one at home. See what happens when sideshow artist Albert Cadabra sticks his tongue in a metal fan. Page 5.

Albert in Chains: Escape Artist Works His Magic
No chains can hold Albert Cadabra. See the escape artist work his magic here. Page 6.

Crotch of Steel: Albert Cadabra Gets Hammered
Ever see a main get a cinder block to the groin... and live to tell the tale? See Albert Cadabra do just that here. Page 7.

Human Power Circuit: Albert Cadabra Gets Burned & Electrocuted
Know what 2,000 volts of electricity feels like? Albert Cadabra does. See him here. Page 8.

Smoking the Wrong End of the Cigar
Albert Cadabra puts a cigar out the freak way: on his tongue. Page 9.

Sand Sculpture: Alice and the Caterpillar
An Australian sand sculptor puts her on spin on

Sand Sculpture: The Enchanted Garden
See an

Sand Sculpture: A Closer Look
It looks like something out of

Sand Sculpture: The Hive
This one resembles a Venus Flytrap, or Audrey II from

Sand Sculpture: Bee Boy in The Hive
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Sand Sculpture: The Beatles Meet the Beetles
The Beatles Meet the

Sand Sculpture: Little Miss Muffet
Meet

Sand Sculpture: Frogs Galore
Sand sculptors from around the world are going buggy at a new exhibition Down Under. The Creepy Crawlies Sand Sculpting Exhibition features some of the top creators of beach art putting their own spin on insects. See the best here. Page 8.

Albert Cadabra swallows a balloon.
Anyone can swallow a sword. See Albert Cadabra swallow a balloon without popping it.

Albert Cadabra Hammers a Nail Into His Nose
Albert Cadabra nails it... by hammering a nail into his nose. See it here. Page 2.

Victim in Miami 'Zombie' Face-Eating Attack Revealed
See the man who was the victim of the alleged 'zombie' style face-eating attack in Miami. Page 6.

Face-Eating 'Zombie' Caught in Miami
A Miami man is accused of literally eating the face off another man in an attack being compared to a zombie rampage. Page 5.

Don't Mess With This Woman's Daughter on Facebook
A woman is accused of choking a teenage boy who allegedly posted nasty remarks on Facebook about the woman's daughter. Page 4.

Man Accused of Biting the Lips Off a Kitten
A Florida man is accused of biting the lips off a kitten and killing another kitten. Page 3.

Porn Actor Accused in Grisly Murder and Mailing Body Parts
A Canadian porn actor is accused of killing a man, chopping up the body and mailing parts around the country. Page 2.

Riding the Highway: Woman Accused of Masturbating in Traffic
A woman is accused of masturbating in full view of motorists along a Florida highway.

Stupid 911 Call: I Need a Ride to Get Booze!
A Florida man is accused of calling 911 repeatedly to ask for a ride to the liquor store. See his dumb mug shot in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 10.

Radical Vegan Arson Suspect Has Mug Shot of the Year
An early candidate for Mug Shot of the Year and even Mug Shot of the Century -- see the bizarre extreme body art on this vegan arson suspect Walter Bond. Page 11.

Animal Sex Tales: Man Accused of Raping 'Christie Brinkley' Dog
A Florida man is accused of having sex with Christie Brinkley... not the 80s supermodel and former wife of Billy Joel, but a Great Dane with the same name. See him in the bestiality wing of the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 12.

Puke City: Philly Fan Accused of Intentionally Vomiting on Young Girl
A Phillies fan is accused of intentionally puking on an 11-year-old girl at a baseball game. See him and other losers in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 13.

Horny Man in Sex Arrest
Sometimes, it's not hard to pick your suspect out of the police lineup. Police arrested Jason James Hughes, who has a tattoo of horns on his forehead and a bloody cleaver on his neck, for allegedly having sexual contact with a 13-year-old at his Cedar Springs, Mich., apartment last month. See his unusual photo in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 14.

'Vampyre King' Will Rule From Prison
It looks like human law is more powerful than

Alleged Amish Sex Crimes: Incest & Pedophilia Down on the Farm
An Amish man is accused in a wide range of sex crimes, from incest to child molestation... proving that you don't need computers or even electricity to be accused of these crimes. See his Amish mug shot in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 9.

Police: Vaginal Odor Leads to Violent Attack
Police say a West Virginia woman pulled a knife on a man who wouldn't perform oral sex on her because of a smell from her vagina. See her in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 2.

Police: Breathalyzer Man Flunks Breathalyzer
A Nebraska teen is accused of drunk driving... while dressed as a breathalyzer device. See him and other dumb accused criminals in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 3.

'Moss Man' Accused in Bizarre Museum Break-In Attempt
In what has to be one of the strangest images here in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame, an Oregon man was arrested in what can only be described as a mossy costume. See him here. Page 4.

The Zoophiliac Went Down to Georgia: Man in Dog-Sex Arrest
Police say they caught a Georgia man having sex with a dog in a trailer. See all the strangest zoophiliacs here in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 5.

Star Wars Semen Spill: Police Say Man Caught Masturbating in the Toy Aisle
Police say a Florida man was caught masturbating in a Florida Walmart, using a copy of Sports Illustrated and Star Wars toys. Page 6.

Drug Snatch: Woman Accused of Hiding Meds in Her Vagina
A Florida inmate is accused of hiding drugs in her vagina after guards noticed a bag fall from her crotch at shower time. See her unforgettable photo in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 7.

The Wedding Basher: Police Say Woman Got Drunk and Violent
Police in Florida say a woman got drunk and violent at her brother's wedding, and began fighting with nearly everyone. Page 8.

World's Greatest Drunk Driving Mug Shot
See the world's greatest drunk driving mug shot here. Page 10.

'Genius' Accused of Beating Pregnant Woman With a Handgun
An Ohio man with

Mad Man: Toothless Terror Accused in Crime Spree Makes Mug Shot History
A man with the most amazing menacing grin makes the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame.

Animal Sex Tales: Man Accused of Raping 'Christie Brinkley' Dog
A Florida man is accused of having sex with Christie Brinkley... not the 80s supermodel and former wife of Billy Joel, but a Great Dane with the same name. See him in the bestiality wing of the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 13.

Puke City: Philly Fan Accused of Intentionally Vomiting on Young Girl
A Phillies fan is accused of intentionally puking on an 11-year-old girl at a baseball game. See him and other losers in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 14.

Horny Man in Sex Arrest
Sometimes, it's not hard to pick your suspect out of the police lineup. Police arrested Jason James Hughes, who has a tattoo of horns on his forehead and a bloody cleaver on his neck, for allegedly having sexual contact with a 13-year-old at his Cedar Springs, Mich., apartment last month. See his unusual photo in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 15.

Mad Man: Toothless Terror Accused in Crime Spree Makes Mug Shot History
A man with the most amazing menacing grin makes the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame.

Decorated Arsonist: Is Anyone Intimidated By Vegan Body Art?
Inmates are known for their intimidating body art... but the word

Man Arrested in "Biohazardous" Pillow Assault
When is a pillow not a pillow? When it's a biohazard. Police say when a Florida man with several infections threw his pillow, he was attacking them with biohazardous material. See the man and other strange mug shots in our Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 3.

Marked Men - Mug Shots of Men in Magic Marker Masks
Marked Men: Police in Carroll, Iowa, received a call that two men with painted faces tried to break into an apartment Oct. 23. Officers soon found Matthew McNelly, left, and Joey Miller, right, who had apparently tried to cover their faces with permanent black marker. The pair face burglary charges. Page 4.

World's Dumbest 911 Call
A Florida man reportedly called 911 and claimed that people were shooting at him. But police say he really just wanted a ride... to a bar. See him and other accused dummies in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 5.

'Mummy' Mug Shot in Deadly DWI Incident
No, it's not the mummy... just another accused drunk driver. See one of the strangest police mug shots in our Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 6.

Horny Man in Sex Arrest
Sometimes, it's not hard to pick your suspect out of the police lineup. Police arrested Jason James Hughes, who has a tattoo of horns on his forehead and a bloody cleaver on his neck, for allegedly having sexual contact with a 13-year-old at his Cedar Springs, Mich., apartment last month. See his unusual photo in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 7.

Mom, Daughter Brawl Over Man
What should a mother and daughter do when they both want the same man? Fight, fight, fight! See the mug shots here. Page 8.

'Vampire Diaries' Nina Dobrev, Other TV Hotties in Flashing Bust
Five stars of the TV show

'Vampire Diaries' Sara Canning & Nina Dobrev in Flashing Arrest
Five stars of the TV show

Sexy Stars of 'Vampire Diaries' in Topless Bust
Five stars of the TV show

Topless 'Vampire Diaries' Stars in Georgia Flashing Bust
Five stars of the TV show

'Vampire Diaries' Stars Busted for Flashing on Georgia Highway
Five stars of the TV show

Alleged Amish Sex Crimes: Incest & Pedophilia Down on the Farm
An Amish man is accused in a wide range of sex crimes, from incest to child molestation... proving that you don't need computers or even electricity to be accused of these crimes. See his Amish mug shot in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 10.

Stupid 911 Call: I Need a Ride to Get Booze!
A Florida man is accused of calling 911 repeatedly to ask for a ride to the liquor store. See his dumb mug shot in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 11.

Radical Vegan Arson Suspect Has Mug Shot of the Year
An early candidate for Mug Shot of the Year and even Mug Shot of the Century -- see the bizarre extreme body art on this vegan arson suspect Walter Bond. Page 12.

Mad Man: Toothless Terror Accused in Crime Spree Makes Mug Shot History
A man with the most amazing menacing grin makes the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 2.

Police: Vaginal Odor Leads to Violent Attack
Police say a West Virginia woman pulled a knife on a man who wouldn't perform oral sex on her because of a smell from her vagina. See her in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 3.

Police: Breathalyzer Man Flunks Breathalyzer
A Nebraska teen is accused of drunk driving... while dressed as a breathalyzer device. See him and other dumb accused criminals in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 4.

'Moss Man' Accused in Bizarre Museum Break-In Attempt
In what has to be one of the strangest images here in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame, an Oregon man was arrested in what can only be described as a mossy costume. See him here. Page 5.

The Zoophiliac Went Down to Georgia: Man in Dog-Sex Arrest
Police say they caught a Georgia man having sex with a dog in a trailer. See all the strangest zoophiliacs here in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 6.

Star Wars Semen Spill: Police Say Man Caught Masturbating in the Toy Aisle
Police say a Florida man was caught masturbating in a Florida Walmart, using a copy of Sports Illustrated and Star Wars toys. Page 7.

Drug Snatch: Woman Accused of Hiding Meds in Her Vagina
A Florida inmate is accused of hiding drugs in her vagina after guards noticed a bag fall from her crotch at shower time. See her unforgettable photo in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 8.

The Wedding Basher: Police Say Woman Got Drunk and Violent
Police in Florida say a woman got drunk and violent at her brother's wedding, and began fighting with nearly everyone. Page 9.

Willie Nelson Launches Political Movement After Arrest
Willie Nelson is arrested for pot possession -- and uses it to launch a new political movement.

'Vampire Diaries' Star Nina Dobrev in Flashing Bust
Five stars of the TV show

I Think I Love This David Cassidy Mug Shot
David Cassidy of the

Lindsay Lohan's Prison Mug Shot
See Lindsay Lohan in prison orange and other bizarre mug shots in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 4.

Mel Gibson's DUI Arrest & Anti-Semitic Tirade
Mel Gibson is all kinds of crazy -- but had a surprisingly handsome mug shot. See it here. Page 5.

'Burn Notice' Star in DUI Arrest
'Burn Notice' star Jeffrey Donovan was accused of drunk driving... but plead guilty to reckless driving. See his mug shot here in the Weird Celebrity Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 6.

Actor Rip Torn Arrested After Bank Break-In
Actor Elmore

O Come, All Ye Crazies: Attack of the Flying Christmas Tree
A Connecticut woman is accused of throwing a Christmas tree at her father during a drunken holiday dustup that resulted in one memorable mug shot.

Lawrence Taylor "LT" In Trouble With the Law... Again
New York Giants great Lawrence Taylor is in trouble with the law again. See his police mug shot and find out why here. Page 8.

'Diaper Lady' Shuttle Astronaut Strikes Plea Deal in Love Triangle Attack
The former astronaut who's diaper-clad road trip to confront a love rival has reached a plea deal. See her famously strange mug shot and so much more in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 9.

Tigers' Star Miguel Cabrera in Weird DUI Arrest
Tigers' star Miguel Cabrera was arrested on suspicion of DUI -- and police say he drank whiskey from the bottle even after they stopped him. See his mug shot. Page 10.

Nicolas Cage Arrested After Weird Night Out in New Orleans
Actor Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans -- and captured in one of the weirdest celebrity mug shots ever. See it all here. Page 11.

Nude and Naked - Streakers, Nudists and Barely Dressed Celebrities
It doesn't take much to get some people to shed their clothes... and their inhibitions. See what happens when people drop trou in the most unusual places.

Weird News - Strange, Funny, News of the Weird
Weird News: At Buck Wolf's Weird News Central on About.com, you'll find the latest in the laugh-out-loud, strange-but-true world of the bizarre. Buck surfs the outer fringes of pop culture and journalism where the unbelievably real meets the unquestionably true. If you're looking for the naked truth about nude men run amok, crazy mug shots of the latest dumb criminal, or offbeat gifts, it's here.

Weird News: Why Read Weird News?
In these troubled times, why is an ever increasing amount of journalism devoted to weird news? And is it possible that by looking at these weird news stories we might be better able to understand the world?

Michael Jackson and Judaism - My Trip to Temple With Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson went to Temple to experience Jewish services at the Carlebach Shul in 1999, accompanied by

Michael Jackson -- The King of Pop Goes to Temple
Michael Jackson went to Temple to experience Jewish services at the Carlebach Shul in 1999, accompanied by

News of the Weird -- Chuck Shepherd Creator of News of the Weird
Syndicated Columnist Chuck Shepherd is a leading source for weird news. His Web site archives his past 25 columns, and it's a great read for lovers of bizarre news.

Mascot-on-Mascot Violence: Duck Attacks Cougar in Mascot-on-Mascot Violence
In one of the weirdest stories of 2007, the University of Oregon Duck beat up the University of Houston's Cougar, and earned a one-game suspension.

What's So Weird About Babe Ruth?
Does Babe Ruth belong in the Weird Hall of Fame? Get the facts here on everything from the called shot to his sex life... and decide for yourself!

Weird Facts About the 2009 New York Yankees
What's so weird about the New York Yankees? Get 25 guys together, and you're bound to have a few oddballs. Check out these odd facts about baseball's most storied team.

The Week in Weird: The Best Weird News Stories (Jan. 11)
The best weird news stories for the week ending Jan. 11. The guys who wheeled their dead friend around New York . . . The husband who met his wife in a brothel . . . And, of course, the Canadian Booby wall.

The Week in Weird: The Best Weird News Stories
The best weird news stories for the week ending Jan. 18. It's now official: Kids hate clowns! Virgina proposes a

Woman Crashes Into DMV, Flunks Road Test
An 80-year-old woman crashed into DMV, after going there to take a road test.

Joey Chestnut -- How to Eat Like Hot Dog Champ Joey Chestnut
Planning on a lot of eating this Thanksgiving? Take a few tips from competitive eating star Joey

The Week in Weird: The Best Weird News Stories
The best weird news stories for the week ending Jan. 25. Breast Implants for men are up. Women want to see Obama naked. The panty raiding thief is convicted.

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The top four sources for weird news on the Internet -- Jim Romenesko's Obscure Store, Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird, Drew Curtis's Fark and Randy Cassingham's This Is True -- go to great lengths to bring its audiences the best in the bizarre.

Fark -- A Look at Drew Curtis Founder of Weird News Site Fark
Fark.com is the best place on the Internet to chat about the day's weird news. It's the No. 1 place to celebrate the news you love to hate.

Jim Romenesko: Obscure Store Creator Jim Romenesko
If one man has legitimized weird news as a journalistic endeavor it is Jim Romenesko, the esteemed reporter who created the Obscure Store and Reading room

Man Marries Dog: Indian Man Marries Dog
In one of the weirdest stories of 2007, a man in India married a dog, hoping to break a curse

Weird Animal News: Dogs on Wheels Top Weird Animal News
Chihuahuas born without front legs learn to

Fear of Clowns: Nurses Say Kids Hate Clowns
A medical survey say kids are overwhelmingly afraid of clowns. But there's evidence that some clowns have great success bringing joy to kids in hospitals.

eBay FrostedFlake - A Frosted Flake Shaped Like Illinois Sells for $1,350
A Frosted Flake shaped like the US state of Illinois will join Jack Ruby's hat and Marilyn Monroe's date book in a traveling exhibit.

This Week in Weird: Man Uses Toe to Dial 911
Here's a good reason to clip your toenails: A man in Mary Esther, Fla., at the DRS Technologies building, got his arms stuck in machinery that resembled an

Lindsay Lohan Accused in Theft; 'Burn Notice' Star Gets Probation
Lindsay Lohan is back in trouble, accused of stealing a $2,500 necklace... and 'Burn Notice' star Jeffrey Donovan gets probation.

Weird Crime Roundup: Butt Dial Exposes Alleged Murder Plot
A man is allegedly overheard plotting murder during a butt dial.

Found: Little Heads in the Broccoli
Don't worry, this is hardly as disturbing as finding a severed finger -- or even pretending to find a human finger -- in your Wendy's Chili. It seems that

What Does Ronald McDonald Really Look Like?
See the original Ronald McDonald

Female Streaker Does Rugby
A female streaker in New Zealand.

It's Krampus Time Again
Meet Krampus.

Angelina Jolie: Nude & Nurturing
How did you celebrate World Breastfeeding Week? If you spent the week wondering what Angelina Jolie would look like naked and breastfeeding two babies at

Boy Scout Forced to Drink Urine
What badge do you get for being a thug? Three Boy Scouts and a 21-year-old volunteer scout leader at Florida's Camp Shands are accused of forcing a

Hot Dog Legend Turning Chicken?
Japanese hot dog legend Takeru Kobayashi just hasn’t been the same since he lost his hot dog crown this summer – and people are starting to wonder whether he

Batter Up! Aerosol Pancakes Are Here!
You wouldn’t want to reinvent the wheel, but the pancake is just as round, and just as important, come breakfast time. Say hello to ready-to-spray pancake

Tusk, Tusk: Elephant on LSD
Many of us have experimented with drugs, but only a real scientist fires a rifle loaded with the equivalent of 3,000 human-sized doses of LSD into an elephant’s

Pardon Me . . . Your Olympics Needs a Diaper Change
Many parents dream of their children playing in the Olympics, but now Chinese parents are raising children to be “Olympics.” In anticipation of the 2008

Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut
If ever you need your nuts cracked, here’s the Hillary Clinton solution. Stupid.com is saying this $21.99 gift item is one of its most popular holiday gifts,

Evel Dead: Giving the Daredevil His Due
They say a lot of celebrities have jumped the shark, but only one actually tried, and now he is gone. Robert Craig ‘Evel’ Knievel is dead at 69, after

Ring in the Miracles
It’s enough of a miracle that, at 42-years-old, I’ll soon wear a wedding ring. I couldn’t be happier than anyone . . . except Donnie Register. His ring

Hey, Baby, If You Leave Me, You Hate the Earth
Divorce is not just the end of marriage; it could be the end of the earth. A 12-country analysis at the University of Michigan, reported in the New

How to Face a Face-Eating Tumor
When you have a 12-pound, 15-inch tumor on your face, you have no choice but to be brave, especially if you’re stepping forward to seek help. Britain’s

Ruff Times for Rent-a-Dog
Is that a Schnauzer or a Shih Tzu? How should I know, it's a rental. While American society has held the line on prostitution (at least in most

What Color Is Your Attitude?
Talk about clothing that leaves nothing to the imagination: A new dress changes color to reflect your mood. Philips Electronics has introduced the Bubelle

Ninja Bandit Strikes Again
You might assume a nunchuck-wielding man in black pajamas might be easy to find. Still, New York city police are looking for the elusive Ninja Bandit, now

Austrian Woman Spends Months With Dead Boyfriend
Even a hopeless romantic must admit that there's a time when you have to give up on your boyfriend -- and that time is when he starts to decompose.

Drywall Bandit Convicted
Smearing drywall compound on his face and robbing a bank is a bad idea, but that's not what got Robert Coulson Lavery caught. The 56-year-old York, Pa.,

Fear of Clowns: No Laughing Matter
Bad news for Patch Adams: A medical study says kids hate clowns, even when they're not getting doused over the head with a bucket of confetti. Nursing

Wheelie Doggone Cute
Three Chihuahuas came to New York's North Shore Animal League in April so badly deformed they resembled pint-sized kangaroos. These three pups, born

Breast Implants Up (for Men)
Call it the Matthew McConaughey phenomena. There's a skyrocketing amount of men undergoing plastic surgery to attain those perfectly symmetrical, squared-off

China and Sex: Little Talk, Lots of Action
We probably don't need a worldwide survey from Durex to tell us the Chinese have more sex than the global average. Isn't 1.3 billion Chinese people proof

Single Women Want Obama Naked
Single voters have spoken, and the presidential candidate they most want to see naked is -- drum roll, please -- Barack Obama. And, in what is surely a more

Snakes on a Plane: This Week in Weird
Does life imitate art, or just bad horror films? We're left asking that question this week after another outbreak of snakes on a plane, only on this

Don't Drop the Soap
Has Monopoly become a monotony? Maybe a little prison riot will make your next board game a little less boring. The son of Kansas Gov. Kathleen

Only in L.A.: Marijuana Vending Machine
For marijuana users, vending machines were once only something you thought of to satisfy the munchies. Not anymore. Los Angeles has introduced a 24-hour

Wrestling With Your Sex Drive?
Bear-wrestler-turned-pro-wrestler-turned-Wall-Street-analyst John Bradshaw Layfield is taking his strangest turn yet -- he's now a sex guru. The former WWE

This Week in Weird: Sugar Mama Speed Dating
This was a week of games, some dangerous, some sexy, some just downright peculiar. In the world of sex, we saw the birth this week of Sugar Mama Speed

High Heels 'Improve Sex Life'
High heels not only lifts a woman's butt and makes her taller -- it also improves her sex life. An Italian Urologist says her research shows two-inch heels

This Week in Weird: Rat Eating Fun
While the Chinese calendar proclaims this to be the Year of the Rat, the Wall Street Journal reports a rodent-eating craze at Vietnamese restaurants. This

Do Perfect Dates Make Lousy Husbands?
Sorry, Ladies: Scientific research confirms what you probably already assumed about those oh-so-self-confident Romeos. They make great dates, but soulless soul

This Week in Weird: Killer Elmo
When an Elmo doll starts hurling death threats, you know there's something strange in the air. And that's just what happened in Tampa this week,

Nursing Home Battles Exploding Toilets
Don't Flush! The toilets are going boom at the Regency Auburn Rehabilitation Center in Washington and 72 nursing home residents are being moved, as

Police Probe 'Spork' Robbery
So many weapons have been used in crime, but how many times has an assailant used that hybrid of a spoon and fork, known to many as a spork? Anchorage

This Sex Really Sucks
When a stunned security guard stumbled upon a naked contractor getting friendly with the hose end of a vacuum, the man offered a novel excuse: He said he

15,000 Naked Emails of Ex-Girlfriend Lands Man in Jail
Never underestimate the spite of an old flame: A 32-year-old Italian man faces two years and four months in prison for sending pornographic pictures of his

The Wurst: Sausage From Human Blood
Two German air force sergeants are facing court martial for a sausage recipe that called for pork, onions, bacon, spices breadcrumbs, and their comrades'

This Week in Weird: Nude Man Stalks Gator
This week we found evidence of what could be the first human-reptile romance -- or at least an unhealthy obsession. Two years ago, police in Polk County,

New Law Targets Adults Who French Kiss Kids
Virginia may be for lovers, but the state motto doesn't apply to inappropriate relationships - like grownups who French kiss a child under the age of 13.

The Old Worm Salad Excuse
A couple who dined in a Virginia Applebee's will have to worm out of criminal charges after allegedly planting live worms in their salad. Tiffany Vance and

Me-ouch! Hello Kitty Deals Drugs
A jailed Columbian drug lord has allegedly been using digitally encoded email images of Hello Kitty to smuggle out messages to his followers. Juan Carlos

Naked Guy on a Rampage . . . and Richard Gere
Police in Pennsylvania are saying that they've arrested a man who went on a all-nude rampage, hijacking a forklift, smashing it into a wall, and running

NY Businessman Sues for Lap Dance Injury
Businessman Stephen Chang claims he suffered seriously injured at New York's Hot Lap Dance Club when a stripper swiveled and smacked him in the face with

Top Ten Weirdest Rock Deaths
Britain's Daily Mirror has come up with its list of weird rock deaths -- and that's no easy task for the morbidly obsessive. Was it Randy Rhoads

Speeding Driver Tries Oreo Defense
If you thought American legal system jumped the shark with the so-called Twinkie Defense, just sink your teeth into this tasty morsal: Connecticut

Clinton and Obama: The Brangelina Connection
Democrats can't unite the increasingly bitter race between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, but genealogists can. It seems he's distantly related to

Hey, Kids! It's Time for Doll Breast Implants
Your Barbie of yesteryear may have seemed like she achieved an idealized plastic perfection, but now girls can put their virtual doll on a crash diet and give

Endangered Pandas Taught to 'Sexercise'
Chinese animal handlers eager to increase the panda population have yet to introduce bamboo-flavored Viagra, but they have come up with the next best thing --

All You Need Is Shrubs: Beatles Topiary
This is no Octopus's Garden, it's the traffic island at Liverpool's South Parkway rail station, where the Beatles are now immortalized in life-size

Just a Nipple: Tame Playboy Enters Philippines
You won't see bare-breasted women in Playboy's Philippine edition that hits newsstands next week, but the mag does promise anything under the sun of interest

This Week in Weird: Picnic Table Sex
You have a lot of explaining to do when police say they have DVDs of you having sex with a picnic table -- multiple times. If Arthur Price Jr. had

Another Marriage for Husband Killer
Here's more proof that love is blind . . . and dumb: Sharee Miler, who is serving a life sentence for murdering her third husband is getting hitched again.

Build Your Own BMW (From Paper)
BMW has guts. Consumers are bracing for $4-a-gallon gas, and they're introducing the 1 Series -- a brand new coupe and convertible -- with the same big,

D'oh! Simpsons Yanked for Baywatch Hawaii
Don't have a cow, Venezuela! A Venezuelan TV channel has yanked The Simpsons because it's inappropriate for kids and replaced it with the presumably more

Tassels Swing at London's Best of Burlesque Contest
Thirty women decked out in ostrich feathers and satin corsets faced off over the last week at London's International Burlesque Festival, all hoping to be

This week in weird: Nude Protest of Olympic Torch
How else should you make a stand against naked aggression than in the nude? These San Franciscans were protesting in the raw this week as the Olympic

Safety Helmets for Bouncing Babies
All babies, no matter where they're born, learn to walk at the same place -- the school of hard knocks. But now, with Thudguards, protective helmets for kids,

Kitchen Gators, Stolen Sperm and a Penis Panic
Could an alligator be searching for a crockpot? Sandra Frosti, a 69-year-old from Oldsmar, Fla., found a 8-foot alligator prowling in her kitchen. Think

This Week in Weird: Baby's 1st Plastic Surgery Book
See Dick run. See Jane run to the plastic surgeon. Run, Jane, run! My Beautiful Mommy (Big Tent Books) goes where no other children's book has yet to go.

Bra-Snapping, Seat-Sniffing Politician Refuses to Quit
Does Eliot Spitzer need a drinking buddy? If so, he might want to look up Troy Buswell of the conservative Western Australian Liberal Party, who

Not All Lesbians Are Lesbians
People from the Greek Island of Lesbos are known as Lesbians and they want the world to know they're not a bunch of gay woman (not that there's anything

$61 Million: Britney's Stupidity Bill
When Britney Spears shaved her head last February and turned her run-of-the-mill Hollywood eccentricity into free-freaking hyperdrive, we knew she'd pay a

Cat-astrophy! 300 Dead Cats in Man's Freezers
Police say they found 300 dead cats stuffed into the freezers of Michael Louis Vondueren, a 47-year-old man from Sacramento, whose home was littered with cat

This Week in Weird: Make 'Noise' for Not-so-Iron Ironmen
While Robert Downey Jr. is burning up the box office with Ironman, Tim Robbins is hitting theaters as a superhero with less super-power but more comic

Drunken Darth Vader Punished for Jedi Attack
Life indeed imitates art, especially when Star Wars geeks start drinking. Arwel Wynne Hughes, a 27-year-old, boozed-up Briton, dressed up like Darth

High Tea for Posh Pooches
If you want to see some spoiled bitches, check out the London's posh Oxo Tower Blue Cross Tea Party, where dapper dogs in bow ties and fancy hats sat at the

Other White Meat Catch a Thief
Even police wouldn't take offense to calling these crime stoppers pigs. A herd of wild boars helped nab a German car thief, who allegedly stole an

Sex and the City: Thanks for the Kinky Memories
Well, folks, I've been gone the last two weeks on a honeymoon, only to reemerge last night at one of the first showings of Sex and the City, where there

Crisp End for Pringles Inventor
As a final wish, Fredrick J. Baur, the man who designed the Pringles packing system, will be buried in one of the icon cans. Baur, who was 89, died

Study: Marijuana Shrinks Parts of Brain
Steve Martin's old standup routine Let's Get Small was not only a hilarious bit on marijuana users, it just might have been prophetic. A study of

Bet Barack: Odds Favor Obama
Promise enough change and it just might add up to big bucks. Barack Obama, the self-anointed change candidate, is firmly entrenched as the odds-on

Angry Dads Climb Rooftop, Play Superhero
With thrill-seekers scaling the walls of the New York Times last week for fun, it's good to know others are perching atop buildings as a means of political

Wedding Diet for World's Fattest Man
Talk about bridal boot camp: Manuel Uribe, the world's fattest man, has dropped 500 lbs., but he'll have to lose a whole lot more if he expects to stand on

Tom Cruise Buys Bomb Proof Cars
Our troops in Iraq might not have enough armored vehicles -- but Tom Cruise does. The Mission: Impossible star has made his entire fleet of cars --

Pat Buchanan, Jimmy Carter Hail Gonzo Legend
The far right branded him a weirdo. So did the far left. Yet leaders on both sides still remember him as a genius -- and one of the most important (and

Students Punished for Cat Eating (Yes, Cat Eating!)
Here’s a good way to garner no sympathy for your cause –- eat a cuddly little pussycat. When you hear of what some misguided journalism students from

Nude Cyclists Protest Against Pollution
Of all the environmental crusaders out there none show their support quite like the members of the Word Naked Bike Ride. In Brazil over the weekend, 200

Wordless Wednesday: Post-Earthquake Panda
Tourism is down at China's Panda Breeding Center in Chengdu following the earthquake, but conditions are improving for the critters there. Weird Photo

Woman Sues Over Eye-Catching Thong Injury
In our litigious times, it’s no surprise that a 52-year-old California woman is suing Victoria’s Secret over a thong injury. The real question: How the

Flush With Joy: A Toilet Paper Wedding Gown
Could there be a better way to celebrate these disposable times than in a wedding gown with a label that reads “100% Charmin”? As a married man in his

R.I.P. George Carlin
The seven words you should never have to say anywhere, at any time, ever: George Carlin has died of heart failure. Let me not waste time on the obvious:

Wordless Wednesday: Party Time for the Naked Cowboy
New York street performer Robert Burck, better known as “The Naked Cowboy,” took on candy maker Mars Incorporated, claiming the blue M&M has stolen his

Cover Your Eyes! Verne Troyer's Got a Sex Tape!
Does everyone –- and I mean everyone –- have a sex tape of themselves on the Internet, except perhaps my wife? Thanks to the sleuths at TMZ we now find

Vatican: 'Pope Doesn’t Wear Prada'
The devil may very well wear Prada, but now we know -- the pope does not. I’ve been a member of the Us Weekly Fashion Police for more than five years

Mermaid Ends Hunger Strike
Coney Island was freaky as always at last week’s Mermaid Parade, when sexy performance artists and burly firefighters once again dressed up as sea

Everybody Must Get Stoned: Supreme Court Quotes Dylan Wrong
You might not think of Chief Justice John Roberts as a Bob Dylan fan, but in a recent Supreme Court decision, he quotes Mr. Tambourine man. Unfortunately,

Wordless Wednesday: Woman Puts Herself Up for Sale (Along With Her House)
Here’s a sign of the economic times: Deven Trabosh of West Palm Beach, Fa., is trying to sell her home, and an opportunity to marry her on Craigslist. She

Can Hot Dog Champ Stomach New Rules?
The eye of the competitive eating world once again turn to Coney Island, N.Y. , where American hot dog champ Joey Chestnut once again takes on Japanese

Pregnant Man Reportedly Gives Birth
Thomas Beatie, a transgendered man, has given birth to a girl, TMZ.com reports. Beatie, 34, caused quite a stir when he announced several months ago in

Wax Hitler Decapitated
In the early 1930s, Hitler promised his Third Reich would stand for a thousand years, and in a few years, Germany was in ruins. Wax Hitler’s reign was

The Lord Is My Chuck Shepherd . . .
Chuck Shepherd is the Elvis of weird news –- the king of reporting on botched crime, gruesome (yet oddly amusing) industrial accidents, free-freaking

No Bull: Why Women Don’t Run With the Bulls
Women participate at the highest levels of competition at the Coney Island hot dog eating contest. If they act like fools there, why don’t they participate

Circus City Festival: Daredevil Kids Play With Fire, Walk on High Wires
In most cases, only highly irresponsible parents let their children walk on ledges and play with fire. But before you call civil services, you might want to

Maker of Sexy Mormon Calendar Excommunicated
That squeaky-clean Mormon image just doesn’t jib with a sexy calendar of young churchmen, stripped from the waist up – and now the maker of that calendar

For Sale: Fake Cigarette Smell
I applaud the ban on smoking in bars. But to some people, coffee and cigarettes are the peanut butter-and-jelly of adult living. Rain Showtechniek, a

Boryeong Mud Festival: Booze, Bikinis and Dirty Fun
Boryeong City has found a fortune in filth. The South Korean town of 100,000 residents welcomes 2 million visitors this week – all of them coming just to

Comedy Club Owner: Jackson Should Pay Fine for N-Word
After Michael Richards stunned nightclub audiences by shouting the N-word at black people in the audience, the Laugh Factory imposed a $50 fine on any comic

Report: Batman Busted for Assaulting Mom
It seems like the Dark Knight just got a whole lot darker. TMZ is reporting that Christian Bale has been arrested on allegations of assaulting his mom

Truman Show Delusion: Is Reality TV Your Reality?
Shakespeare was right, All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. But did the Bard of Avon know, 300 years ago, he'd be talking

Gay Women Officially Allowed to be Lesbians
If you're from Lesbos, you're definitely a lesbian, but you're not necessarily gay (not that there's anything wrong with that, as we Seinfeld fans like to

Life's a Beach for Maker of Baby Bikinis
I love babes in bikinis as much as the next guy, maybe more, but the babes should be old enough to be potty trained. I have other standards, but I can't

Will Dan Quayle Dance the Mashed Potatoe?
Rumors are spreading that ABC is aggressively pursuing Dan Quayle for next season's Dancing With the Stars. Perhaps the former vice president who

Good Buzz: Chainsaw Juggling at Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Freaky circus genius Jim Rose takes is bizarre show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, so let the blood-curdling screaming begin! You'll see chainsaw

Olympic Snacking: Seahorse-on-a-Stick
China might have a KFC right near the Forbidden City, but if you're looking for more exotic delectables, Olympic snack foods include fried scorpion, goat

Olympic Excess: Fireworks, Face-Painting and Commercialism
If you thought body painting and foam fingers were the exclusive excess of American sports, you missed the foam-fingered, wigged-out crowds along

Olympic Competition Not Hot Enough? Sweat It Out at the Sauna World Championship
Here's a tip: If a Finnish guy bets you he can outlast you in a sauna, don't be a chump. In Finland, saunas outnumber cars, and they've dominated the

Dog Cloning Woman Now Admits to Abducting Mormon Missionary
Bernnan McKinney -- the woman who made headlines last week for cloning her pit bull, Booger -- is not just crazy about her pet. She's now admitting that

A Big Goodbye to Sandy Allen, World's Tallest Woman
Sandy Allen, the tallest woman in the world, was also one of the kindest and funniest. I last spoke to Sandy on New Year's Eve 2001. She was in an

Food Prices Too High? Eat a Rat
An official from India's northeast state of Bihar is not joking when he says eating rat meat would reduce skyrocketing food prices. He says he's even

Olympic Athletes Go Nude
Every Olympic star has to worry about overexposure. But this year, three of Britain's athletes are taking it to a whole new level. They'll be appearing in

Bikini Clad Cheerleaders Sex Up Olympics
Chinese society is being reintroduced at the 2008 Olympic Games, and nowhere is that more evident at beach volleyball, where bikini-clad cheerleaders are

Coney Island Holds a Funhouse Mirror to Waterboarding
Hurry! Hurry! Step right up! Watch one robot gag in agony while another pours water down its throat to simulate drowning. It's rare when a amusement park

Make Way for Boobs on Bikes
Once a year, New Zealand gives a whole new meaning to drag queen as topless porn stars, transvestites and all sorts of exhibitionists cruise through

One Last Look at Crazy Olympic Moments
China spent $44 billion on transforming Beijing into an Olympic wonder -- and not all that money was spent on taking dog food off every menu in the city, if

It's Official: Obama Isn't the Anti-Christ
You may have heard that Internet rumor that Barack Obama is the Anti-Christ. One expert in Biblical mysticism says that's just impossible. Obama's

Sarah Palin's 'ILF-ish' Appeal
Let's leave aside Sarah Palin's qualifications, her stand on civil liberties, and what her run for the vice presidency means for women of America, and

Republican Convention Gone Wild
Those who love John McCain, President Bush, and their policies, have one thing in common with the people who really, really detest all of the above -- they

Furry and Fantastic at Body Painting Festival
Humans have been painting their bodies since they lived in caves, and in recent years, at the World Bodypainting Festival, this ancient art has gotten a

Beatles Be Damned! 50-Foot Spider Attacks Liverpool
You probably thought the Beatles would be the biggest insects-in-name-only to come out of Liverpool. Now, we find a three-story mechanical arachnid

Make an Ash of Yourself at Lebowski Fest
What are you and the cremated remains of your loved one doing this weekend? Grab that funeral urn, throw what's in there into a Folgers coffee can, and head

Body Gras: Canadian 'Bodypainting' Championship
Humans have been painting their bodies since they've been cave dwellers, and Canadians take this ancient art form to a whole new level at Body Gras, where

Howard Stern Denies Participating in 'Virginity Auction'
As a weird news writer, I'm on a lot of mailing lists, including one for Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlight Bunny Ranch, the Wal-Mart of the Nevada brothel

Lose Your Virginity Kit
Got a still-innocent friend whose love life needs a jump start? This $15 gag gift -- billed as the safe, effective way to lose your virginity -- is packed

Sausage Attack Suspect Set Free
It's time to clear a man's name. Earlier this week, police charged Antonio Vasquez of smacking a California farm worker in the head with an 8-inch sausage,

Body Gras: Canadian Bodypainting Champs
Perhaps you're interested in enhancing your humdrum flesh, so that you can walk around almost naked and look like a lion in a tuxedo or some other

Aroused Giant's Manhood Needs Pruning
Britain's Cerne Abbas Giant -- the famous etching in the Dorset hillside of a naked, club-wielding giant -- has long been one of the country's most

World's Shortest Man Meets Leggiest Woman
To mark the release of Guinness World Records 2009, He Pingping, the shortest man who can walk, met up with Svetlana Pankratova, the woman with the

Are Rumors of Obama's Jewish Roots Exaggerated?
Was Barack Obama's father (middle name Heshy) an Ethiopian Jew? Is Woody Allen a senior adviser? Can we believe the Illinois Democrat when he says, I am

Mickey Mouse Cure for Economic Woe
The stock market is reeling, a record number of homes are in foreclosure -- and I'm going to Disney World! Perhaps the answers to Wall Streets' troubles

It's Oktoberfest! Drink From Your Sneakers!
Anything goes at Oktoberfest in Munich, and here we have tourists at the Hofbraeuhaus beer tent over the weekend, happily quaffing beer from their sneakers.

Dead End: Train Crushes Couple Having Sex
Talk about going out with a bang. Two South Africans were run over and killed while making love on a railroad track in Mpualanga Provence, ignoring

Ohara Hadaka Matsuri: Naked Japanese Men Rush Into the Sea
As they have done for generations, thousands of naked and nearly naked Japanese men in Ohara rushed into the sea carrying Shinto shrines for the

World's Tallest Man to Become a Father
The 7-foot-9-inch Bao Xishun and his 5-foot-5-inch wife are expecting a child. These have been good times for Bao. He had lost his title of the Guinness

Frenchman Fails to Pedal Across English Channel
The unfavorable winds on Wall Street seem to blow all the way to Western Europe, where French adventure Stephane Rousson had the bright idea of attempting to

Best Mug Shot Ever: Cow-Woman on a Rampage
Michelle Allen of Middletown, Ohio is accused of urinating on a neighbor's porch and chasing children while wearing this cow costume. Police say she

Coked Up on the Stock Market
Stock markets around the world are on a wild ride. Amid the madness, this Coca-Cola party animal stood in Britain as members of the Conservative Party

On Your Marks! Get Set! Watch!
You can step into the batter's box to face a 100-MPH Francisco Rodriguez fastball. You can try to cross the line of scrimmage with a 300 lb. defensive

Coca-Cola as Birth Control
Science has now proven what all but the dumbest among us already knew -- Coca-Cola is not effective as birth control -- but research now shows that it's not

Naked Clown Calendar
Are you ready to greet 2009 with a greasepaint smile -- and nothing else? Twenty-one buff bozos have stripped off their goofy suspenders and floppy

Tongue-Piercing, Cheek-Piercing Fun
Thailand's Vegetarian Festival traces its roots back to the early 1800s when miners began piercing their tongues, cheeks (and other parts of their body)

Great Pumpkin of California Wins $9,144
How do you grow a 1,524 pound pumpkin? With love, of course. Thad Starr, a stay-at-home dad from Pleasant Hill, Ore., won the 34th annual pumpkin weigh-off

Tampa's Nightclub Batman Busted
Far from Gotham City, Batman isn't fighting crime, he's fighting arrest. Tampa Police say they warned 21-year-old Walsh Ian Nichols not to wear his Batman

Snake Spa: A Slithering Massage
Ever since that run-in with Adam and Eve, snakes have gotten a bad rap in the Holy Land. But at Ada Barak's spa in northern Israel, slithering reptiles

Eak the Geek Goes to Law School
In this time of economic woe many of us contemplate a second career, and if you seek inspiration, look no further than Coney Island sideshow legend Eak the

Sarah Palin: From Valley Trash to Strip Club Obsession
I can't tell you how much I hate Sarah Palin without breaking various obscenity laws and having to call my therapist for an emergency phone session. And

Sarah Palin Halloween Hanging
One could only imagine what Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson would say if Barack Obama were hung in effigy. Instead, it was a Sarah Palin mannequin --

Sarah Palin Halloween Lynching Ends
After days of coast-to-cost handwringing, the Halloween decoration depicting Sarah Palin dangling from a noose has been taken down -- a national nightmare

GPS Lingerie: A High Tech Chastity Belt
I must admit I see a tremendous upside in pressing a button and knowing at all times where my wife is, thanks to a radio signal emitted from her underwear.

Buck's Fashion Police: What Not to Wear
Many of you know I've been a member of Us Weekly's Fashion Police for a few years. My sisters, all too familiar with my childhood in purple velour shirts,

World's Ugliest Dog Is Dead
He had one eye, three legs and a whole lot of heart. I'm sad to report that Gus, the Chinese Crested from Gulfport Fla. who won the World's Ugliest Dog

Transgender Man Elected Mayor
When Stu Rasmussen mounted his political comeback, he did it in style -- with high heels and breast implants. Rasmussen served two terms as mayor of

Medieval Torture or Art?
If you want to play a game of bumper pool you'll never forget, check out China's new Weightlessness exhibit, which features what looks like a cross between

Stock Market Sinks, Giant Pinata Swells
Wall Street is sinking. GM’s capitalization hasn’t been so low since Elvis Presley was a truck driver. But these are great days at Guinness. We’ve got a

When the Going Gets Weird, the Weird Turn to Dr Gonzo
Jacked up on cocaine, pot, tequila and a carnival of other goodies was perhaps the best way to talk politics for Hunter Thompson, the Gonzo king of

Murder, Mayhem and McNuggets
Nobody told me when I woke up that today is the Chicken McNugget's 25th birthday. Well, dip me in honey mustard sauce -- it is. Two weeks ago I did a piece

World's Tallest Man Now the World's Tallest Dad
The 7-foot-9-inch Bao Xishun and his 5-foot-5-inch wife are now parents to a perfectly healthy baby boy. Guiness World Records confirms that the couple's

Not for Me: Condom Measuring Tape
I'm short, fat, bald, and you can usually smell me coming. I've taken some revenge against Mother Nature for the hand she's dealt me by having a really hot

Naked Clown Hits Times Square
When the temperature dips below freezing the only thing that gets bigger on a man is his goose bumps -- but that didn't stop San Francisco's intrepid Naked

Crime and the Punishment of Barry Manilow
Legal scholars widely acknowledge that being forced to listen to Copacabana (At the Copa) more than once a millennium is a recognized form of torture on

Pole Dancing on Wheels: It's Art!
If you can order in chicken wings, pizza, and shop online for just about anything else, why can't you dial up a pole dancer for home delivery? Andrew

Knight Rider GPS: Talk to Me, K.I.T.T.
I'm not one for getting drunk and eating hamburger off my kitchen floor, but I do harbor a David Hasselhoff fantasy -- and it involves having a souped-up

Crocs for Kitties & Portable Dog Toilets
I know how important it is for you and your cat to have matching footwear. Well, now it's almost possible. For less than $100, your pet can now rest its

New Sign of God: Jesus Appears on Electric Guitar
Forget Clapton and Hendrix. The ultimate guitar god is Jesus, and he's now appearing on an a Les Paul Eleca on eBay. Opening bid: $200. You will see

Hitler's Maid: He Was the Perfect Boss
He slaughtered 6 million Jews, 5 million gypsies, homosexuals, communists and other undesirables, and fomented the most lethal war the world has ever

Nazi Garden Gnomes Rally in Belgium
Now, finally the work of the Gnome Liberation Front is beginning to make sense. In Belgium this week, we find a gathering of hundreds of Nazi garden

You Never Know Where the Virgin Mary Might Pop Up
Call it the immaculate radiological image. Pamela Latrimore, a 42-year-old woman from Florida, plans to sell an MRI scan of her brain - a scan in which

Booze-Dispensing Bra
Everybody looks better after a few beers, and the Wine Rack -- a $30, booze-dispensing sports bra -- takes that to a whole new level. This stylish apparatus,

Marisa Tomei Hula-Hoops To Stripper Stardom
I'll never look at a Hula Hoop the same way again after interviewing Marisa Tomei earlier this week for her new film, The Wrestler. The Oscar-winning

Nude Virgin Mary Sparks Outrage (Not That I'm Complaining)
Today's lesson: Lady Godiva can go naked. The Virgin Mary cannot. Playboy magazine is apologizing for the December issue of its Mexico edition, which

Is Zodiac Belly Dancing in Your Future?
You might need a shrink to explain zodiac belly dancing, and New York psychotherapist Sherene Schostak -- the belly dancing astrologer -- is at your service.

Happy Birthday, Ripley's!
Believe it or not, 90 years ago today obscure newspaper illustrator Robert Ripley threw together a cartoon called Champs and Chumps, rush off to a party,

Baby Bikinis: 2008's Dumbest Ideas
Like any guy, I love to look at babes in bikinis -- unless we are talking about actual babies. Topping our list of 2008's dumbest new products is Ellos

Man 'Super Glues' Neighbor's Door Shut
One could only imagine what was running through Richard Nunez's head if he did what police charged him with doing. Most people have one thing in common --

Art or Junk Food? Eminem in M&Ms
Hungry for some culture? How about a portrait that melts in your mouth -- not on the wall? Michelangelo chose marble for his statue of David. Gutzon

Castrating, Crotch-Crushing Crime Wave
I'm no fan of castration, but there's a time and a place for everything. Case in point: Late last month, an 88-year-old woman from Portland, Ore., was

The Audacity of Elvis Impersonation
As America prepares to inaugurate its first African-American president, we have yet another sign that in 2009 anything is possible -- and that would be black,

Jewish Elvis Prays for Peace
With a war rages in Israel, a Jewish Elvis impersonator, marked what would have been Presley's 74th birthday Thursday by telling both sides, Don't Be

'Hot Corpse' Sex Trial Pushes Forward
'Hot Corpse' Sex Trial Pushes Forward

What's Gross About Pulling Out Your Eye and Eating It?
Sorry to blog this so early in the morning, but this story should keep you nauseous at least through lunch. Andre Thomas -- a death row inmate in Texas