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Black Friday Pepper Spray: Shopper Who Doused Customers May Have Acted In Self-Defense

A California shopper who unleashed a blast of pepper spray on at least 14 Walmart customers on Thanksgiving night was not charged with a crime. Police say she may have been acting in self-defense.
Los Angeles Police Department detectives in the San Fernando Valley reviewed a YouTube video and store surveillance footage, and interviewed witnesse…

Huffington Post Weird News / November 30, 2011

Sext Books At The Ready: World’s First Sex School Opens

The world’s first international sex school has opened which claims to teach its students how to be better lovers. But far from being a cheap thrill, one term at the “hands on” International Sex School in Vienna will cost pupils £1,400.
Swedish-born “headmistress” Ylva-Maria Thompson says anyone over the age of 16 can enroll at what…

Huffington Post Weird News / November 29, 2011

Illinois Teenager Blames DUI Crash On Not Seeing “Twilight” Film

Thousands of dedicated fans turned out over the weekend to see “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1.” But for one teenage girl, the tragedy of not making it was a lot worse than choosing between Jacob or Edward.
Police in Illinois arrested an “extremely upset” 18-year-old girl on Saturday after she told authorities that she crashed…

Huffington Post Weird News / November 21, 2011

Is It Wrong To Eat When You Shop: Pregnant Woman’s Sandwich Arrest Spurs Controversy

It happens daily in supermarket and convenience stores nationwide — digging into a bag of chips while waiting in line, sampling a couple of grapes in the produce section, opening a bottle of milk to appease a crying child.
The highly-publicized story of a pregnant Honolulu mom who was arrested last week with her husband…

Huffington Post Weird News / November 5, 2011

Slow-Motion Pumpkin Smashing: Jack-O-Lanterns Get Destroyed

Billy Corgan probably didn’t have this in mind. Or maybe he did.
In any case, filmmaker Devin Graham brings us — just in time for Halloween — the real thing: smashing pumpkins.
Graham shot the video at 1,000 frames per second and slowed down the footage so we can see the pumpkins in all their…

Huffington Post Weird News / October 29, 2011

Devin Norling And Sydney Sanders, Florida Couple, Arrested On First Date

First dates can be awkward, so it’s good to find common interests, like long walks on the beach or petty crime.
Florida police arrested two teenagers last week for allegedly attempting a “dine-and-ditch” after the couple enjoyed their first date.
Authorities say that Devin Norling, 18, and Sydney Sanders, 19, were just finishing up their…

Huffington Post Weird News / October 16, 2011

World’s Shortest Living Cat, Fizz Girl, Gets Into Guinness Book

A tiny cat in San Diego is getting about the biggest honor possible: A spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.
The cat in question is named Fizz Girl and she measures a measly 6 inches tall from floor to shoulder. As a result, she’s just been declared the world’s shortest living cat by the…

Huffington Post Weird News / October 8, 2011

Chris “The Dutchess” Walton Makes Guinness Book Of World Records With Longest Fingernails

It takes a newborn baby 18 years to grow into adulthood. And it took Chris “The Dutchess” Walton just as long to grow her record-setting fingernails to 19 feet, 9 inches long.

“The hardest thing for me to do is dig in my pockets,” the 45-year-old rock singer from Las Vegas says. “Everything else…

Huffington Post Weird News / September 17, 2011

Two-Snouted Pig Named Babe Born In Northern China

A baby pig in northern China is hogging all the attention in his litter — mainly because he has two snouts.

The two-snouted pig was born in Deshengtang, Jilin province, northern China, and was named “Xiaobao,” which translates roughly into “Babe,” the name of the famous movie character, according to the West Australian.

Huffington Post Weird News / September 10, 2011

Woman Attacks ATM With Her High Heel

Ever get pissed off at an uncooperative ATM? We do all the time. Ever start smashing it with your high heel? Uh, neither have we.

But a very angry British woman did, reports the Telegraph, and it’s all caught on tape.

The “as yet unexplained attack” (the Telegraph’s words, not ours) occurred…

Huffington Post Weird News / August 28, 2011

PETA Plans A Porn Site

PETA knows how to raise eyebrows. The animal rights group’s memorable campaigns have entailed everything from celebrities posing nude for its anti-fur campaign to scantily clad women having an erotic moment with their vegetables to support veganism.

Now, PETA has pulled out all of the stops with a XXX porn site for its next…

Huffington Post Weird News / August 21, 2011

Taco Bell Worker Allegedly Handcuffed Himself To Woman Who Refused Dates

Oh, the things we’ll do for love.

A Ringgold, Ga., Taco Bell employee came on a bit too strongly when he allegedly handcuffed himself to a co-worker who’d rejected his romantic advances for weeks, according to a police report obtained by The Smoking Gun.

For more than a month, Dalton resident Jason Dean’…

Huffington Post Weird News / August 13, 2011

Tanya Vlach’s ‘Grow A New Eye’ Camera On Kickstarter

When they rebuilt the Six Million Dollar Man, the doctors of the 1970s TV series made him “Better…stronger…faster.” Now, if San Francisco artist Tanya Vlach gets her way, she will be able to add “web-optimized” to that list.

Vlach, who lost an eye in a car accident, is now seeking funding for a…

Huffington Post Weird News / July 16, 2011

Sex As We Know It Exists Because Of Parasites, Says New Study

Parasites and sex typically aren’t two things you want to think about together, but according to new research parasites might be responsible for sex as we know it.

PhysOrg reports that Indiana University biologists have affirmed the “Red Queen hypothesis” — the idea that human beings reproduce through sex because we’re, well, keeping u…

Huffington Post Weird News / July 10, 2011

Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest Establishes Women’s Table

On July 4, the world’s finest female competitive eaters will declare their independence.

For the first time ever, top-ranking female hot dog eaters will have the table to themselves in a women-only competition at the Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, N.Y.

Though many see competitive eating…

Doll-Hoarding Grandmother Forced To Face Facts

By day, she’s a certified nursing assistant in Griffin, Georgia, but by night, Phyllis, a grandmother in her 60s, has a shocking secret: She’s addicted to doll collecting.

She has more than 50,000 of them, according to the A&E series, “Hoarders,” which featured Phyllis on the season premiere episode that aired on June…

Huffington Post Weird News / June 25, 2011

Peanut-Butter Attack Claimed Woman With Nut Allergy

There have been a lot of crazy crimes but this one is completely nuts: a Michigan woman is under investigation for assault, because she mailed a letter coated with peanut butter to her ex-husband, whose new wife just happens to have a peanut allergy.

The wife with the goober allergy picked up the…

Huffington Post Weird News / June 18, 2011

Naked Woman On Park Bench Allegedly Wanted To ‘Cool Off’

Next time Susan Pollock needs to cool off, she should head to a nude beach instead of the city park.

The 44-year-old woman was charged with indecent exposure after police in Mesa, Ariz., claim they found her sleeping naked on a park bench near an empty bottle of vodka, the East Valley Tribune reported.

Huffington Post Weird News / June 12, 2011

Conceptual Artist Cherry Tree Makes Perfume From Her Urine

Conceptual artist Cherry Tree has a scent of mystery about her. And the smell of urine. Her urine. And it’s intentional.

For the last five years, Tree, who splits time between Missouri and Spain, has been turning her own urine into perfume.

“I am very much into recycling,” Tree, born Charity Blansit, told…

Suspect Accused Of Stealing Woman’s Identity, Hiding It In Her Vagina

Don’t these people have pockets?

Police in Florida say they have recovered a marijuana pipe and a woman’s identity from the body cavities of suspects arrested in separate incidents earlier this month.

Deputies from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office busted 46-year-old Ann Hernandez for making over $5,000 of purchases using a fraudulent credit…


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