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Man Shoves Firecracker up His Bottom at Darwin Party

What? No, the party took place in Darwin, Austraila. It wasn’t a Darwin Award-themed party. Although Alex Bowden, pictured above, did his best to win one: The drunken antics unfolded during a party at a house on Rossiter St, Rapid Creek. Mr Bowden, a fitter and turner, could not be reached for comment yesterday. From his hospital bed [...]

Biblical Theme Park Outfits Donkeys with Wi-Fi

For it is written: And the Lord activated the Wi-Fi signal of the ass, and she tweeted unto Balaam, What have I done unto thee, that thou hast smitten me these three times? And so, 3,500 years later, the Kfar Kedem park in northern Israel maintains that tradition by offering visitors a look back into the past while connecting [...]

Drunk Driver Caught on Motorized Picnic Table

Hand over the keys to that picnic table. You’re in no condition to drive. An Ontario man is facing charges after he and his buddies constructed a motorized picnic table and drove it around town. Police said they attached a lawnmower motor and four customized wheels to the picnic table and took it for a spin on [...]

Jail’s Gardening Scheme Backfires when Prisoners Grow Pot

A jail in western France allowed prisoners to maintain a garden to grow their own food. Alas, the prisoners decided to diversify their crops: The plants, which had reached a height of around 80cm (two and a half feet) before being spotted at the weekend, were found in vegetable patches located in the exercise courtyard of [...]

Fashion Trend: The Face-Kini

This woman isn’t a superhero with a low budget. She’s a swimmer in China, the epicenter of this latest fashion craze. The face-kini is basically a ski mask made of light fabric that protects a person from the sun: Often paired with a long-sleeved shirt, the face-kini reportedly costs from $2.40 to $4; many residents simply [...]

Man Calls 911, Gets Arrested

Tyranny, I tell you! A man in Columbia, Tennessee called 911 with a genuine beermergency. But police, rather than helping him, threw him in jail! “Hey, you want to take me to the store?” the man asked the dispatcher in a recording of the conversation. After some conversation where the man revealed his motive for wanting a [...]

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 [...]

Buy Extra Insurance Just in Case

Jake Palmer, a real estate agent in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, promises that future owners will encounter no paranormal problems in this house. He guarantees it in bold print on the sign in front: “This house was kind of an ideal spot to try this for a few reasons, partly because of the (young) [...]

High School Prank: Seniors Weld Truck Around Column

Liberty Bell High School in Winthrop, Washington recently began offering classes in welding. Seniors there put their skills to good use by cutting a truck in half, then welding it back together around a column — all without damaging the column. Link -via Dave Barry | Photo: Komo News

Animal-Friendly Alternative to Fox Hunting

Fox hunting — at least as it was traditionally conducted with dogs — has been illegal in the United Kingdom since 2005. You can be hunted with the old ways, if you like. But if you want to take down a fox, you’ll have to work with UK Paintball. For £400, the firm arranges for [...]