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Portland flushes water reservoir after man urinates in it Portland, Oregon is flushing 38 million gallons (143 million liters) of drinking water down the drain because a 19-year-old man urinated in an open reservoir early on Wednesday morning, city water officials said.
Canoe.ca | 13 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Portland, Oregon flushes water reservoir after man urinates in it PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - Portland, Oregon is flushing 38 million gallons (143 million liters) of drinking water down the drain because a 19-year-old man urinated in an open reservoir early on Wednesday morning, city water officials said.
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Missing boy found trapped inside arcade machine A Nebraska boy who was reported missing was soon found across the street from his home -- inside a claw machine at the local bowling alley.
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Infographic: Creationism Vs. Evolution: The Arguments For Each Side The question of whether life was intelligently designed or evolved over billions of years has been a major point of contention since Darwin’s On The Origin Of Species was first published in the mid-19th century.
The Onion | 17 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Philadelphia using 'robo-calls' as weapon in war on illegal signs PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Philadelphia is taking on businesses that blanket its neighborhoods with illegal paper and plastic signs by using automated phone calls to disrupt the operations of people who post them along with contact numbers.
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American Voices: Google Glass Users Facing Verbal, Physical Attacks Amid rising tensions in San Francisco between native residents and wealthy tech entrepreneurs gentrifying the city, more reports have surfaced of anti-tech protesters targeting Google Glass wearers with physical attacks and verbal assaults like “Gla
The Onion | 18 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New Jersey dog called for jury duty Read full story for latest details.
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Every dog has his day in court, in New Jersey A computer glitch is likely to blame for a summons that called a German Shepherd to report for jury duty, court officials in New Jersey's Cumberland County said on Wednesday.
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Dad Announces Plan To Honk When Hes Out Front BRUNSWICK, OH—Announcing his intentions to pick up his 13-year-old daughter at 6:30 sharp, local dad Phil Cobb clearly and concisely outlined his plan to honk when he’s out front, sources confirmed Wednesday.
The Onion | 19 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Area Man Cleans Apartment Once Every Relationship NEW YORK—Saying that he doesn’t like to let dust and clutter pile up for too long, area man Justin Buntz informed reporters Wednesday that he gives his one-bedroom apartment a thorough cleaning once every relationship.
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