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A gentle giant has gone to doggy heaven.

Giant George was formerly the world’s tallest dog, according to Guinness World Records. With a staggering height of 43 inches, Giant George towered above most living things he came into contact with. Read more at Huffington Post…READ MORE »


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From the strange to the creepy to the gross, cities around the world have some bizarre tourist attractions. Whether you have a love of all things odd or are looking for a break from everyday museums and monuments, these weird attractions are a must-see. Check out some of the world’s most bizarre tourist attractions overREAD MORE »


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Earlier this week, the Internet found out there’s a market for prehistoric heavy petting.

But who’s behind dinosaur erotica and its titillating tales of veloci-rapture? HuffPost Weird spoke with Alara Branwen, co-author of works such as Taken by the T-Rex, Ravished by the Triceratops and In the Velociraptor’s Nest.

Branwen said she and co-author Christie Sims,… READ MORE »


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A homemade drug that causes severe damage to the flesh of those who use it has reportedly shown up in the U.S.

Previously reported in Russia, Krokodil, a disfiguring and potentially lethal mixture of codeine and hydrocarbons such as oil, paint thinner, gasoline or alcohol, has made its way to Arizona.

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Dying patients could someday receive a 3D-printed organ made from their own cells rather than wait on long lists for the short supply of organ transplants. Such a futuristic dream remains far from reality, but university labs and private companies have already taken the first careful steps by using 3D-printing technology to build tiny chunks… READ MORE »


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An animal-control officer had hundreds of snakes, including two 6-foot Burmese pythons, at his home, where he ran an illegal side business selling them, authorities said Thursday.

There were 850 snakes worth half a million dollars in a detached garage at the Shirley home of Richard Parrinello, including the Burmese pythons, which are… READ MORE »


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This guy’s such a good roommate, you’d never even know he was there.

A group of students at Ohio State University were living in an off-campus home near the school for about a month before they discovered “some random guy” had been living in their basement the whole time, The Lantern reported. ReadREAD MORE »


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Courtney Cox was arrested after fooling around in a fountain. Guess the opening credits for “Friends” were criminally misleading.

Cox — not the actress, who spells her name with an extra “e” — of Shreveport, La., was arrested Sunday at the Horseshoe Casino Hotel in Bossier City after the 29-year-old allegedly went for… READ MORE »


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Watch out, France. The infamous testicle-biting fish appears to be on the move.

After a fisherman discovered a pacu in the strait of Oresund earlier this year, authorities warned Scandinavian swimmers to be wary while skinny-dipping. Now that a pacu was caught near Paris, it seems the piranha relative is making its way… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

This party would make Stanley Kubrick proud.

Cops in Battle Creek, Mich. said they broke up something of an orgy early Sunday morning at a Masonic Temple. A source called it an “out of control sex party.” Read more at Huffington Post…READ MORE »


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Colonel Meow is revered among Internet cat obsessives for his perpetually smug scowl, and now he has even more reason to sneer at his adoring public.

Guinness World Records has officially recognized the two-year-old Himalayan-Persian crossbreed as the cat with the longest fur.

In order to get the hair-raising honor, three… READ MORE »


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This isn’t your typical meat spin.

John Earl Eutzy, 37, is accused of taking himself for a spin outside a convenience store in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., the North West Florida Daily News reported. And no, it was not a Kum & Go.
Police say Eutzy was standing outside the store Tuesday… READ MORE »


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Lawrence Yahle refused to believe his dad was dead — and he was right.

The 17-year-old Ohio resident rushed into his father Anthony’s Kettering Medical Center hospital room after doctors told him his dad could not be revived, according to ABC News.

“Dad, you’re not going to die today,” Yahle said… READ MORE »


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Looks like this suspect definitely rubbed some people the wrong way.

Julio Yanez of Boone, N.C., was arrested Aug. 15, after he allegedly entered a woman’s unsecured apartment, got in her bed and tried to give her a back rub.

According to WXII, the 29-year-old had already been arrested for similar… READ MORE »


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A Utah beauty pageant winner charged last week with tossing homemade “bottle bombs” from a vehicle said she is relinquishing her crown.

Kendra McKenzie Gill, 18, called the Aug. 2 incident a “stupid mistake” and said she wanted to turn over her Miss Riverton title before pageant officials stripped her of it. ReadREAD MORE »


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Internet geeks have entertained themselves by planking, Tebowing, owling and Vadering, but a new meme is horning in on the action — literally.

It’s called “unicorning,” and it basically requires people to wear rubber unicorn masks in inappropriate settings, which is essentially everywhere.

The meme has been around since last Fall when its originator, Laura DeMerchant, a… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

The woman who became an Internet sensation by auctioning off her virginity for $780,000 now says that she was tricked and exploited — and that she’s still a virgin.

Catarina Migliorini, a 21-year-old woman from Brazil, told The Huffington Post by email that the highly publicized Internet auction last October, organized by filmmaker Justin Sisely,… READ MORE »


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Good vibrations led one smitten woman to marry a bridge.

Jodi Rose, an Australian artist who travels the world recording the vibrations of bridge cables for her “Singing Bridges” music project, knew it was true love the first time she laid eyes on Le Pont du Diable, a 600-year-old bridge in Southern France.
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