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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.
17 of the Most Horrifying Torture Devices Ever Conceived
Torture isn’t particularly fun to think about, so we can only imagine how horrific it must be to actually have it done to you. Fortunately we as a society have pretty much done...
18 Bizarre Phobias People Actually Have
It’s natural to be scared of things. After all, it’d be a little ludicrous to never get frightened, whether your fears revolve around sharks, snakes, spiders, death, or, most...
18 of the Most Absurdly Expensive Toys in the World
Everyone loves toys. It’s okay, you can admit it, whenever you find yourself in a department store you at least wander past the toy section and sneak a look at the latest action...
20 Awesome Facts About Star Wars
People are getting excited about the new Star Wars movie that’s due to come out next year, and rightfully so. Even with the missteps that were the prequels, it remains one of the...
20 Infamous Sex Scandals of Modern History
Everyone loves a good old fashioned scandal. Add in a little bit of sex just to spice things up, and it’s ratings heaven for journalists, and can also help boost the public...
20 of the Creepiest Places on Earth
Places can be creepy for a lot of reasons, whether it’s a terrifying history, ominous architecture, or the eerie sense of unease that comes from simply having been abandoned. Yet...
20 Weird Things You Can Major in at College
College is an interesting time in a person’s life. It’s where a lot of people really discover themselves, and prepare for the future while trying to pin down exactly what they...
20 Strange Architectural and Construction Gaffes
Architecture is a difficult profession, and we don’t think for a second we’d be able to just jump right in and do it ourselves. It requires skill, precision, and a whole lot...
20 Bizarre Flavors of Food You’ll Find Around the World
People all over the world have different tastes in all sorts of things. Music, movies, television, politics, and so forth. And in some cases, it’s their actual tastes that vary...