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Hank For Senate: Cat Runs For Office In Virginia

The race for a Senate seat from Virginia may evolve into a cat fight now that one Springfield resident has tossed his collar into the ring.

Hank may not be the typical political animal: he has spent time on the streets; he’s never voted; and he really doesn’t seem to like wearing clothes to do his best work.

That’s right, former Virginia Govs. George Allen (R) and Tim Kaine (D) now face a feline foe. Hank’s a former street cat and political independent who advocates a job creation platform and “milk in every bowl.”According to his Twitter account, Hank is also passionate about the creation of a Privacy Bill of Rights and the protection of consumer data. Read more…

Contest Addict Reveals Her Winning Secrets

By her own account, 37-year-old graphic designer Di Coke is a winner — and the record backs her claim.

Coke, who lives in Nottingham, England, with her 38-year-old husband, Rob, is obsessed with winning contests and has done pretty well for herself. In the last 13 years, she’s won more than $284,000 worth of prizes, including more than $50,000 in cash, a pink VW beetle worth around $19,000 and more than 30 vacations to places like Brazil, Antigua, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland and New York, according to Express.co.uk. Di even won her father’s weight in chocolate once. Read more…

Erin Brown Faces 30 Years In Prison For Giving Drunk Boyfriend The Keys

If someone’s been drinking, you usually take away their car keys, not give them yours. Erin Brown did just that and now the resident of Hermitage, Tenn., faces 30 years in prison.

Back in December, Brown, 21, gave her car keys to her boyfriend, 23-year-old Trevor Bradshaw, thinking he was sober enough to drive. Bradshaw wasn’t and, as a result, he struck two pedestrians — Michael Brooksher, 22, and Tommy Allen, 23 — both of whom died, according to the Tennessean.

Bradshaw was charged with vehicular homicide and assault, and, if convicted, could serve a 30-year sentence. In an unusual twist, however, Brown faces the same charges as her boyfriend, even though she had just been a passenger during the accident. Read more…

Naked Cowgirl Leads Police On Slow-Speed Chase, Cops Say

Yee haw! An 18-year-old woman is accused of leading police on a slow-speed car chase while wearing nothing but cowboy boots.

Police in Corpus Christi, Texas, say they found Taylor Burnham in her birthday suit and boots standing between a fence and a Jeep, according to KRIS TV. After seeing the cops, police say Burnham jumped in her Jeep and took off at a whopping 30 miles per hour. Read more…

Sewage Plant Offers Valentine’s Day Tours

Love is in the air — and it stinks. New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection will offer tours of of its state-of-the-art sewage treatment plant in Brooklyn on Valentine’s Day, the New York Daily News reports.

It’s a date that’s sure to make anyone’s heart melt — or at least their eyes tear, and not from job. In fact, the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant sits on one of the most fetid waterways in the country. Read more…

Suspicious Spouses Use Soiled Undies To Expose Infidelity

Exposing marital infidelity can be a costly and time consuming endeavor. Sure, there is a plethora of high-tech methods out there, but did you know you can now go CSI-style on your significant other’s soiled undergarments to expose an extramarital affair?

A national DNA testing company, The Paternity Lab Center, is providing the relatively sophisticated technique for suspicious mates who are seeking definitive answers. Read more…

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