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Princess Bride Wine

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema will present The Princess Bride Quote-Along & Feast on February 14th. In conjunction with the event, they are launching their signature wine collection called The Bottle of Wits, featuring Inconceivable Cabernet and As You Wish White. The wines will debut at the Valentines Day event, then will be offered for sale [...]

Using Teeth to Castrate Lambs

The Wyoming Department of Health got word of two sheep ranch employees who were infected with Campylobacter jejuni and suffered from abdominal symptoms. Both eventually recovered, although one was hospitalized for a day. The Center for Disease Control issued a report. During June, both patients had participated in a multiday event to castrate and dock tails [...]

New Thanksgiving Tradition: The World’s Biggest Disco

If you’ve had enough family togetherness for one holiday and you’re looking for a reason to get out of the house, boy, do we have a great option for you. Well, if you leave near Buffalo, New York, anyway. Every Saturday after Thanksgiving, Buffalo is home to the World’s Largest Disco. With 7,000+ people, it doesn’t [...]

60 Elvises Have Left the Building

An Elvis tribute at the Holiday Inn in Rochester, Kent, England was held Saturday night to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. An unplanned event was added when a malfunctioning smoke machine set off a fire alarm, and the building was evacuated. Guests leaving the hotel were stunned to see a group of around 60 impersonators, [...]

Bristol council release zombie guide

The guide is designed to explain exactly what to do in the unlikely event of a zombie apocalypse. Provided following a Freedom of Information request …

Annual Frozen Dead Guy Days Festival for Sale

The Nederland, Colorado, Chamber of Commerce has been staging the Frozen Dead Guy Days annually for ten years. The name comes from the corpse of Bredo Morstoel, who died in 1989 and has been stored in dry ice in the area since 1993. The festival, which attracted 15,000 people this year, includes a coffin race, [...]

Fashionistas splurge on designer rat outfits

Rats from around the country gathered in New York for an unusual event – a rodent fashion show. “The rats look very cute and seem to like wearing them…

O.K. Corral gunfight not what it seemed ?

A new book claims that the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral may not have been quite what it seemed. An event that lasted no more than 30 seconds mad…

Rare planetary alignment on Friday 13th

In a spectacular event Venus, Mercury, Mars and Jupiter will all line up in the sky this Friday. “Every couple of years you get two or three planets t…

Worms rain from the sky over Scotland

In an unusual Fortean event pupils at a Scottish school encountered worms raining down from the sky. A PE lesson at Galashiels Academy was cut short w…