User Name:


remember me

Forgot your password?

Not a member?

Join Now

Offbeat News

RSS feedDisplaying articles 21 - 30 of most recent articles

Man dies trying to save cellphone from burning home Authorities say a South Carolina man died trying to get his cellphone from a burning mobile home. | Aug 11, 2017 2:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Photo from United Press International
Certain jobs linked to raised risk of rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis appears to be more common among people in certain types of jobs, researchers suggest.
United Press International | Aug 11, 2017 12:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Photo from United Press International
To reduce exposure to pollution on your commute, crank the air conditioning New research suggests the best way to minimize your pollution exposure on the commute to and from work is to crank the air conditioning in your vehicle.
United Press International | Aug 10, 2017 8:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Intruder breaks into man's apartment, cleans it and takes nothing A Virginia man returned home from a trip and found that his apartment had been broken into — and cleaned. | Aug 10, 2017 4:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Squirrel starts fire, spoiling 82,000 litres of milk in Burnaby A squirrel went bad in Burnaby on Tuesday, causing about 82,000 litres of milk to do the same at a local cheese factory. | Aug 10, 2017 3:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sick of congested roads, German man swims to work MUNICH (Reuters) - Fed-up with the grind of taking a bus or bike to work every day on congested streets in Munich, Benjamin David started swimming there instead.
Reuters | Aug 10, 2017 2:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pizza mayhem: Truck spills frozen pies on U.S. insterstate It's Not Delivery. It's DiGiorno Pizza spilled on the interstate. | Aug 10, 2017 12:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Accused burglar leaves DNA for police by not flushing toilet Suspect left DNA evidence in the toilet | Aug 8, 2017 5:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boasts could expose culprits in decapitation of Australian dinosaur replicas (Reuters) - Australian police on Tuesday said they expected the individuals who decapitated three dinosaur replicas at a museum to boast about their trophies to friends, so bringing about their own exposure.
Reuters | Aug 8, 2017 10:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dentist charged with treating patients while intoxicated had downed entire bottle of vodka: Police Police say a dentist in Pennsylvania tried to work on patients while drunk, and after his staff called 911 he told responding officers he'd had an entire bottle of vodka. | Aug 8, 2017 02:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend