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7 First Dates So Terrible They Made The News

I once had a first date where the guy told me, in this exact order, that he was “under federal investigation,” “writing a book for young people about how to live their lives,” and that he believed “women should be responsible for changing diapers.” I consider this the very, very worst first date I’ve had the misfortune to go on.

But really, that’s nothing compared to Efren Molina and Jillian Martone’s first date this past week. At the end of the evening, the couple returned to Molina’s Boca Raton house (yep, it happened in Florida!), and when he refused to say that he was her boyfriend, Martone punched him and threatened him with a knife. Molina was eventually able to fight her off and call the cops. The 35-year-old, with a previous record, was charged with aggravated assault, battery and burglary. She is currently in jail awaiting bail. Keep reading »

Backyard “Granny Pods” Now Available For The Unwanted Elderly

Grandma's Marriage Tips
Five marriage tips from Grandma and Grandpa! Read More »
Landing An Older Man
Almie Rose has some advice for getting your own grey-haired hottie. Read More »
Grandma Dealbreaker
He brought his grandma on our date. Read More »
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Are your elderly parents hogging the remote too often? Are you tired of watching spit dribble down your grandma’s chin as she sits quietly at the head of your family dinner table? Is your grandpa’s hollering getting to be too much?

If yes, then it’s time to send them into your backyard with the dog! Keep reading »

“Hashtag” And 10 Other Internet Words You Should Definitely Not Name Your Baby

Poular Baby Names
The most popular baby names of 2011. Read More »
Baby Name Theories
Jay-Z & Beyonce
There are some crazy theories about the meaning behind Blue's name. Read More »

So, if the Facebook screenshot above is to be believed, someone decided to name their baby “Hashtag,” in honor of their obsession with Twitter (they’re also having some serious trouble spelling the word “weighs,” but that’s another story for another day). In honor of my constantly shrinking amount of faith in the world, I thought this news warranted a list of other internet terms that should absolutely not be used as human names. Hear me, expectant parents? You can cross the following words and phrases off your potential name list right now… Keep reading »

Vampire Is On The Loose, Serbian Village Warns

Meet A "Real" Vampire
vampire
John Reason claims he is a vampire who drinks blood from his "donor." Read More »
Is He A Vampire?
How to know if you're dating a vampire. Read More »
Why Women Love Vampires
John DeVore on a crucial difference between men and women. Read More »
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Terrible news: not only do we have to worry about Bigfoot on the prowl in Vermont, but now there is a vampire loose in Serbia. Keep reading »

Bad News: Bigfoot Might Be Real & Running Around Vermont

Bigfoot Hoax
Man killed in "Bigfoot Hoax" incites an ethical debate. Read More »
Loch Ness
loch ness
Check out this lovely travel ad for Loch Ness. Read More »
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Stay on your toes, Frisky readers in Vermont: a “self-described Sasquatch researcher” claims he has video of Bigfoot ravaging his apple orchard … on the same day scientists say that Bigfoot may actually exist. Spoooooky. Keep reading »

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Spent 3.5 Hours Pronouncing The World’s Longest Word

Be My BF: Gumball Guy
He made the world's largest gumball out of Nicorette. Read More »
Be My BF: Mobile Office
This guy gives a whole new meaning to telecommuting. Read More »
Words We Hate
We want to retire these words and phrases forever. Read More »
"Methionylthreonylthreonylgluta..."

Dear Guy Who Spent 3.5 Hours Pronouncing The World’s Longest Word,

In second grade I gained a certain amount of notoriety on the playground for memorizing the spelling of “antidisestablishmentarianism,” which was, according to my teacher, the longest word in the world. Obviously Mrs. Shumaker was sorely mistaken, because the actual longest word in the world is the chemical name of a protein that contains 189,819 letters and takes nearly three and a half hours to pronounce in its entirety.

But you, sir, weren’t fazed by this lengthy locution. In fact, you filmed a video of yourself pronouncing the whole thing. And even as the potted plant next to you wilts tragically and your 5 o’clock shadow grows into a dark beard, you maintain your sexy Russian monotone.

After you catch your breath, would you like to read me a bedtime story?

[YouTube via Oddity Central]

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