World’s Strangest

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Stolen Car Contained 300-pound Pig

A Nissan Cube was stolen in Youngstown, Ohio. The car, wrecked and abandoned, was recovered by police with Penelope the 300-pound pot-bellied pig still in the backseat. Crews towed the vehicle with Penelope inside. They left her in the vehicle until her owner could be reached. “I opened the door and when I looked in the back [...]

Yes, Virginia, There is a Punky Brewster

Imagine getting a phone call out of the blue, informing you that someone you barely recalled had named a television character after you and wanted to give you royalties. Nice, right? Now imagine that the television character in question is one of the most beloved children’s characters of all time. That’s pretty much exactly what happened [...]

The Late Movies: Animals on Piano

My kitten waits until long after everyone is retired for the night and then announces to the entire house that someone forgot to close the piano. She is only one in a long line of talented and not-so-talented creatures who play piano. Keyboard Cat Charlie Schmidt created the original keyboard cat video with his cat Fatso in [...]

Missing Snake Found On Subway

Penelope, the snake, spent a month riding the rails. Now her owner is being asked to pay $650 for snake retrieval and clean up. Melissa Moorhouse was riding the subway when her pet boa, Penelope, went missing. Melissa notified the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and the car was searched. No Penelope! Fast forward one month. A commuter [...]

10 More Truly Bizarre Relationships

We have previously published a list of the ten most bizarre relationships which was so popular that we simply couldn’t say no to another. In putting together this list it became apparent that some of the items were less bizarre than they were revolting; nevertheless they all still fall under the bizarre category. Also, be [...]