Pay for Booze with an IOU

An Alberta woman who police say is under a court order not to consume alcohol allegedly ordered alcohol and other items from a delivery service and gave the deliveryman an IOU instead of money. Police in Camrose say a 47-year-old woman placed her order Tuesday night. When the deliveryman arrived, the woman took her items […]

Glue Gun Assault

Police in St. John’s expect to lay charges in a workplace confrontation that involved an unusual weapon: a glue gun. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said an employee of Hearn Distributing is believed to have struck a truck driver on May 12 with a piece of metal. The driver was visiting the premises of the Mount […]

Creepy Weird Internet Kissing

Now this is pretty creepy!  A Japanese lab has created a device that may let let you “French kiss” someone over the Internet. And by “kiss,” we mean waggle your tongue on a plastic straw, thereby making another plastic straw waggle remotely on someone else’s tongue. Hot, huh? Well, the folks at Tokyo’s Kajimoto Laboratory […]

Where do the Penguins Roam?

The majority of Canadians believe those living in the North live in igloos and penguins may live in the Arctic, a new survey has found. Up Here magazine, which is based in Yellowknife, NWT., surveyed 303 Canadians in February and found knowledge about the north is low. The results -were shocking and hilarious.,” the magazine’s […]

I Feel Sad Enough to Eat Myself

A New Zealand man struggling with depression cut off his own finger, cooked it with vegetables and ate it, doctors reported in the latest issue of medical journal Australasian Psychiatry. It’s only the eighth identified case of self-cannibalization, and is particularly rare because of the patient’s lack of severe psychosis, the article abstract says. The […]

That Bullet Gives Me a Headache

Can you say pass the ADVIL!! A Chinese man has had a bullet removed from his head after being shot 23 years ago. Wang Tianqing, who lives in the northern province of Hebei, said he was walking home from work in 1988 when he was hit in the head by what he thought was a […]

Teen Gives Her Parents a Scare

OK, her parents were supposedly in on it but still…. a Grade 11 student shocked her classmates after she revealed she had faked a pregnancy for a school project. During a school assembly in Toppenish, Wash., Wednesday, Gaby Rodriguez pulled a fake bulge from under her shirt, to reveal she really wasn’t six-months pregnant, reported […]

Smell Like a Rotting Corpse

It is that time again folks!  Get ready to plug your nose! A giant, rotting-flesh-scented flower was expected to draw 10,000 people to a Swiss garden to watch it bloom for the first time in nearly 20 years. The nearly two-metre Amorphophallus titanum flower opened its giant petals Friday evening at Basel Botanical Gardens in […]