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  • Spiders in Pakistan encase whole trees in webs - weird pics at link

    01/09/2012 9:00:26 AM PST · by illiac · 18 replies
    Mother Nature Network ^ | 3/11 | Mother Nature Network
    Even the elders in Pakistan's Sindh province admit they've never seen anything like it: whole trees encased in webs by millions of invading spiders. The mysterious phenomenon may be an unexpected result of the devastating floods that swept over Sindh in 2010, reports Wired. According to scientists, the spiders likely collected in the trees after fleeing from the rising floodwaters. At their height, the floods covered as much as a fifth of the country and displaced as many as 20 million people. One unexpected blessing from the bizarre post-flood event is that the hungry spiders seem to be significantly reducing...
  • Mother Arrested For Tattooing Baby

    12/17/2011 10:56:55 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 32 replies · 2+ views
    KISS FM 96.9 ^ | December 14, 2011 | tommythehacker
    Mother Arrested For Tattooing Baby So I’ve seen parents tattoo there child’s name on them that’s a common thing. I have also even seen portraits of their kids face, or even the baby’s footprint tatted on them. But this one definitely caught my attention to the point I had to ask myself ‘Is this chic serious’? A women from Albany, New York – A local New York State resident, Franny Trokerns was arrested early this morning after being turned in by her babysitter. After the babysitter noticed the child was constantly screaming as if the baby was pain she took...
  • Fur-lined underwear has been banned in Uzbekistan after authorities deemed it too sexy

    12/16/2011 8:26:09 PM PST · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 27 replies
    Fur-lined underwear has been banned in Uzbekistan after authorities deemed it too sexy I could have guessed why the big shots in Uzbekistan did not like those furry undies. I would like to make you guys familiar with the situation we have had in Uzbekistan since several years. As you probably know the most popular TV channels are still russian ORT, RTR, STS etc. Erotic movies and films with adult content are shown very often. The uzbek authorities are very strict regarding nudity on the TV screens, that is why the viewers in Uzbekistan can watch the movies but when...
  • Planet Kolob to Mormons: It’s not our weird beliefs, it’s our credibility

    12/13/2011 8:11:29 AM PST · by Colofornian · 95 replies
    Mormon Matters.org ^ | Jan. 10, 2008 | John Hamer
    We know there’s a problem. Here’s how the bulk of us as Mormons see the problem: SYMPTOMS: Americans have an anti-Mormon bias which manifests itself on the right with Evangelicals who call Mormonism “non-Christian” (and who cost Mitt Romney the Iowa Republican Caucus) and on the left with secularists and atheists decrying Mormonism’s foundational stories as an obvious “fraud.” DIAGNOSIS: Mormons are “persecuted” by non-Mormons for their “weird” beliefs. RECOMMENDED TREATMENT: De-emphasize (or eliminate) weird beliefs. Explain Mormonism using highly-nuanced language, which we (as Mormons) believe will satisfy non-Mormon ears (“milk before meat”). We keep going back to the doctor...
  • Woman accused of performing sex acts after massages

    12/09/2011 7:24:17 AM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 53 replies
    KLTV, Tyler, Texas ^ | 12/8/11 | Anonymous
    Investigators say a woman told police that she did not think it was illegal to perform sexual acts on massage clients at her home if she asked permission first. Police began an undercover investigation after a complaint was filed on about possible prostitution by a concerned citizen. Witnesses reported that men were arriving at the residence and staying no longer than an hour before leaving. Police began surveilling the home and questioning the men as they left the residence. An undercover police detective went to the residence as a customer with $150. He was wired with an audio transmitting device...
  • (Sasquatch vs. Nanny State) Bigfoot Takes Free Speech Claim to NH High Court

    11/20/2011 3:30:47 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 9 replies
    Boston.com ^ | November 5, 2011 | Lynne Tuohy
    Bigfoot takes free speech claim to NH high court Bigfoot is taking his First Amendment case to New Hampshire’s top court. When Jonathan Doyle of Keene donned a Bigfoot costume and set out to videotape staged sightings of the fabled ape-like creature on Mount Monadnock two years ago, state park officials put the kibosh on his escapades, saying Doyle and his friends had failed to pay $100 for a special-use permit 30 days in advance and secure a $2 million bond. But such requirements stifle free speech and artistic expression and are too broad to pass constitutional scrutiny, say Doyle...
  • Man Arrested for Boosting Butts With Cement, Fix-A-Flat

    11/18/2011 8:02:18 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    ABC ^ | November 18, 2011 | Dan Childs
    Florida police on Friday arrested a man suspected of administering dangerous and illegal butt-boosting shots – injecting at least one woman with a cocktail of substances including cement, glue and tire sealant. And, believe it or not, that man is the person pictured above.
  • 7 Billionth Baby Born on Planet Earth!

    11/11/2011 2:35:29 PM PST · by geraldmcg · 10 replies
    Faith Issues ^ | 11-11-11 | Jerry McGlothlin
    This FaithIssues video shows the exponential population growth of human beings from a biblical perspective. The bible says in the book of Daniel that in the last days man will travel to and fro and knowledge will increase. And along with that has been a huge population increase. Enjoy this video and share it with your friends. Thank you. Faith Issues Link to video: http://www.youtu.be/KlNYwsAQYzQ
  • Shark upstages surfer at competition

    11/11/2011 1:02:11 PM PST · by geraldmcg · 9 replies
    CleanTV.com ^ | 11-11-11 | CleanTV
    It was the first time the competition was conducted in San Francisco and there was bone-chilling water temperatures along with the usual Bay area wind. But just as surfer Dusty Payne of Hawaii braved the cold to ride a wave, a SHARK (flash scary shark with loud music or sound effect) appeared in the water and SCARED THE DAYLIGHTS out of Dusy who described the sight as quote, "the biggest fin I've ever seen in my life coming at me. I've seen dolphins and it wasn't a dolphin." unquote. So, not only did Dusty lose it, but he also lost...
  • PYTHON EATS 76-POUND DEER IN FLORIDA

    11/11/2011 1:09:23 PM PST · by geraldmcg · 137 replies · 1+ views
    CleanTV.com ^ | 11-11-11 | CleanTV.com
    A gigantic python snake in Florida ate a 76-pound adult deer. The 16 foot long Burmese python was one of the largest pythons discovered to date in the sunshine state. According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission’s exotic species coordinator Scott Hardin, if these huge snakes aren’t killed, they could migrate northward. A government sanctioned shotgun blast stopped this snake from its potential journey to Atlanta or the Carolinas. And just how any inches around did the beast’s belly have to measure in order to covert a 76 pound Bambi into breakfast? 44 inches. Oh, and what is the average...
  • Deputies: Dead Man In Bathtub Had Been There Since May

    11/01/2011 1:30:30 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 25 replies
    wpbf.com ^ | 27 Oct 2011 | unattributed
    LAKE WORTH, Fla. -- Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies said a man's body discovered in a bathtub had been there since at least May. Sheriff's office spokesman Eric Davis said Wednesday the identification of the man will not be official until the medical examiner's office confirms it. Davis also said deputies found the victim's wife inside the home when they executed a search warrant Monday. Now detectives want to know why she never reported the death.
  • (Obamanomics in Action) Eat the Old: Could Mass Cannibalism Solve a Future Food Shortage?

    10/28/2011 8:36:16 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 33 replies
    Live Science ^ | October 28, 2011 | Adam Hadhazy
    Eat the Old: Could Mass Cannibalism Solve a Future Food Shortage? The global human population is set to hit 7 billion on Oct. 31, and by century's end it will stand at 10 billion, according to the United Nations. That's a lot more mouths to feed. There's a very good chance that generating food from traditional farming and livestock practices will not be able to keep pace with this boom. What if a worldwide food shortage were to become so terribly dire that people resorted to eating . . . people? In such a dreadful event, the most-sensible first choice...
  • Japanese artists capture and kill rats, turn them into Pikachus

    10/28/2011 7:33:02 AM PDT · by Will75 · 8 replies
    blastr ^ | Oct. 25, 2011 | Krystal Clark
    "Some Japanese fans have taken their love of the Pokémon character Pikachu too far. Members of a performance art collective called Chim Pom have re-created multiple, true-life versions of the character using (wait for it)—dead rats!"
  • The Seven Weirdest Things About Moammar Gadhafi

    10/21/2011 2:03:51 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 65 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/20/2011 | RUSSELL GOLDMAN
    Col. Moammar Gadhafi, the dictator who ruled Libya for 42 years, was killed by rebels in his hometown of Sirte on Thursday. A dictator who oppressed his own people and sponsored terrorism abroad, Gadhafi's legacy will be stained by violence. But beyond his brutality, Gadhafi will be remembered for something else entirely… being a first-class weirdo. In no particular order, ABCNews.com brings you the seven weirdest things about Moammar Gadhafi.
  • UFO Phil has plans for pyramids in two states

    10/19/2011 6:07:21 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 14 replies
    ourcoloradonews.com ^ | 19 Oct 2011 | Norma Engelburg
    The Manitou Springs man who wants to build a pyramid on top of Pikes Peak will soon be talking to the U.S. Forest Service about the project. Phil Hill, better known as UFO Phil, will be back in Colorado for a meeting after spending the past several months in California talking to National Park Service officials about installing a similar pyramid on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. Hill said plans for the pyramids, which would be nearly exact replicas of Egypt’s Giza Pyramid, were given to him by humanoid aliens with whom he has been in contact since he...
  • Anita Perry: Husband Rick Perry "brutalized" by media, the GOP because of his faith

    10/13/2011 1:21:33 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 225 replies
    Dallas News ^ | 10/13/11 | Wayne Slater
    Anita Perry, campaigning for husband Rick Perry in South Carolina, suggests he's been "brutalized" by the media and the GOP because of his faith. Perry is the most religiously expressive candidate in the Republican field. He hosted a seven-hour Christian prayer rally in August in advance of entering the presidential race. And at last week's Values Voters Summit, he was introduced by a Dallas Baptist pastor who said rival Mitt Romney is not a Christian and Mormonism is a cult. Perry has suffered several extremely bad weeks, stumbling in the debates and losing the coveted endorsement of New Jersey Gov....
  • Driver killed after surviving plunge off I-80

    10/11/2011 11:23:21 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 16 replies
    timesleader.com ^ | 12 Oct 2011 | Times Leader Staff
    NESCOPECK – A truck driver survived a crash down a steep embankment Tuesday, only to be struck and killed by another vehicle after climbing back to the roadway. The crash occurred Tuesday morning in the eastbound lane of Interstate 80 near exit 256, Conyngham/Nescopeck. It shut down the highway’s eastbound lane for several hours as investigators pieced together the scene and recovered the truck. State police at Hazleton said the driver lost control of the tractor-trailer and traveled off the shoulder of the highway and down an embankment, coming to a rest on its side at the bottom of the...
  • Hit Man Falls in Love With Victim, Disguises Murder With Ketchup

    09/23/2011 2:05:47 PM PDT · by Sopater · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 23, 2011
    A hired hit man in Brazil never got the job done. Instead, he fell in love with his victim and conjured a plan to fake her death with the help of some ketchup, the U.K. Daily Mail reports. Carlos Roberto de Jesus was hired by Maria Nilza Simoes to murder Iranildes Aguiar Araujo, whom she suspected of having an affair with her husband. But the plan went awry when de Jesus fell in love at first sight with his intended victim and confessed the plot. The pair then conjured up a plan to fool his employer into believing he had...
  • "Wierd Wisconsin" book & Obama little boy photo?

    09/22/2011 4:36:48 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    Sep 22, 2011
    I checked out a book from my 'pubik' library titled WEIRD WISCONSIN and lo and behold on page 20 I discovered an old photo of Obama as a little boy. But I can't copy and paste the photo. Check out this link and see if I am right: Click the forward arrow to page 20. http://books.google.com/books?id=mnsGPoAglWgC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false
  • Planner for elementary students celebrates ‘sex workers,’ transgenderism, ‘LGBTTQQI2S’ agenda

    09/18/2011 10:36:45 AM PDT · by NYer · 44 replies
    Life Site News ^ | September 16, 2011 | PETER BAKLINSKI
    TORONTO, ON, September 16, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A father of a six-year-old student in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) says he was shocked to discover what the school board considers to be “Days of Significance,” reports the Toronto Sun. In the “Days of Significance”  calendar in his son’s 2011-12 daily planner, Jaak Purres discovered days devoted to transgendered people, prostitution, gender identity, and Dyke marches. “I was looking through this thing and was shocked,’” said the outraged father. “It’s just bizarre! He’s six. I want him to enjoy being six.” Purres pointed out that the planner comes from a...