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How Does Aspirin Help During a Heart Attack?

Getty Images The heart is the largest, most important muscle in the body, so it seems like something of a marketing ploy by the folks at Bayer to suggest that something so simple as a humble aspirin tablet can be of any use when this life-sustaining organ goes into epic fail mode. But it’s true: next [...]

Woman Calls 911 to Complain about the Quality of Her Mug Shot from a Previous Arrest

Not everyone is photogenic, but few people do anything about it. According to police, a woman in Barrow County, Georgia called 911 when she saw her mug shot in the local newspaper. It was not up to snuff: Calling 911 to complain, however, might not have been the smartest move. Fowler, 45, was arrested Sunday and [...]

Weekend At Bernie’s … In Real Life

With friends like these, who need enemies? Here’s the sad yet strange story of what can only be called Weekend At Bernie’s in real life: “It’s an unusual case. It’s a very sad case,” [...]

The Year in Odd News

2009 ends tonight, and looking back at the weird stories of the year is always fun. Oddee has the twelve most memorable events that had us all doing double takes. Remember these? 6 year-old drives mom’s car. 68-year-old woman tries to get driver’s license for the 772nd time. 86 year-old woman catches thief with her crutch. Calling 911 because [...]