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This week on Weekly Weird News: really bad dentists, public urination and a baby dressed like Hitler! Oh boy!
Man Urinates on Women at Bus Stop
A man in Jersey City, New York accused of urinating on local women was arrested after being caught urinating on a local woman. I doubt anyone really needed another reason to avoid the busses in New York, but if you did, there you go.
Playboy Channel Broadcasts During Children’s Programming
A “cable glitch” in North Carolina lead to two hours of the Playboy Channel being broadcast on two different children’s network. This sort of thing isn’t uncommon and usually the direct result of either a prank or equipment error, so don’t watch Dora the Explora with the hopes of seeing some naked ladies.
Artist Dresses Baby as Hitler
A Danish artist dressed her infant daughter as Adolf Hitler and other cruel figures from human history for an exhibit on the nature of evil. The point was to express that anyone had the potential to become either good or evil, but most people see it as some rather unfortunate baby photos. Probably not best to scrapbook that one anytime soon.
New York City Cops Keep Raiding Innocent Couple
Walter and Rose Martin are pretty familiar with local police. In fact, the NYC Police have raided their home at least fifty times in the past eight years looking for criminals. So far they’ve found absolutely nothing. At what point do you just move?
Dentist Uses Paperclips for Root Canals
In an effort to save money and con the good folks at Medicare, an American dentist has allegedly been using paperclips for root canals and charging insurance companies for the tools he should have been using. You see? Healthcare really is in shambles.
Toddler Trapped by Candy
A child in Australia managed to climb inside a claw candy machine for the sweets he so desired, only to get himself trapped inside. Surrounded by what he loved but trapped behind four unloving walls of glass, he did the only thing he could do: he cried. A lot.
Man Gets Cold, Breaks into House
A Pittsburgh man woke up to an intruder sleeping next to him in bed. The stranger had been roaming the streets after a concert and claimed he needed a place to sober up and stay warm. He came for his shelter, but he stole his heart.
South Korean Couple Loves Virtual Baby a Bit Too Much
A South Korean couple was arrested after neglect lead to the death of their child. The couple would spend twelve or more hours a day in an internet café, making time to feed their child once a day at most. Oddly enough, the time they spent online was used to raise a virtual daughter.
5 Ad Campaigns That Backfired - #5 With True Message
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7 Utterly Bizarre Assassination Attempts
Assassinations are a dirty part of global politics and warfare, and as you can probably guess there are tons of attempts on the lives of political leaders that you never even hear...
15 of the Scariest Urban Legends From Around the World
Everyone loves a good old fashioned urban legend. People love getting a good scare, and something about urban legends just makes it feel like these things could have actually...
15 Myths About History You Probably Believe
It turns out that a lot of what you were reading in history textbooks was wrong, and some of the things you believe are either skewed by false information passed down through the...
8 Prettiest Nations in Europe
It might be hard to tell the difference between women in Europe, but every man with a keen eye will tell you exactly why these nations have the prettiest women.
13 Things You Didn’t Know About the Lord of the Rings Movies
The Lord of the Rings will go down as one of the greatest movie trilogies in history, and this year Peter Jackson’s follow-up trilogy The Hobbit will be coming to a close as...
13 Crazy World Records You Won’t Believe People Bothered to Set
These are the people who work on breaking and re-breaking world records that no one in their right mind would ever even consider as a legitimate thing. You know, the records that...
13 Famous Fictional Characters You Didn’t Know Were Based on Real...
Through all mediums of entertainment - music, movies, books, and so forth - we get attached to the truly great, fleshed out characters who just jump off the page or screen and...
14 Painfully Awkward Family Photos You Have to See to Believe
No one likes sitting down and taking family photos. After all, it’s always such a weird feeling to have a photographer posing you just a little too close to your siblings and...