World’s Strangest

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Man Came Back From The Dead to Make Sure His Vote Was Cast

We all know that voting is important, but it’s SO important that one Michigan man actually came back from the dead to make sure his vote was cast: "He was dead," [registered nurse] Houston said. "He [...]

Man Sued Wife for Ugly Baby

I’m a firm believer that no babies are ugly, but a man named Jian Feng from China apparently believed that there are such a thing, and that his own baby is one. Because his wife [...]

11 Long Celebrity Marriages That Ended in Divorce

When some celebrity couples divorce, it’s not at all surprising (here’s looking at you, Kim and Kris). But when couples like Rhea Perlman and Danny DeVito announce they’re divorcing after 30 years of marriage, it comes as a true shock. We really thought those crazy kids—and many of the couples on this list—would make it! 1. [...]

Paperback Bow Tie

I prefer bolo ties although (or because) my wife forbids them. Maybe I should try this bow tie look as an alternative. Etsy seller Caryn cut it out of a copy of Danielle Steele’s Fine Things. Link -via Dude Craft

Man Plants Guitar-Shaped Forest to Honor His Late Wife

Pedro Ureta’s wife Graciela liked the idea of planting an enormous image on their property that could be seen from above. But they were busy and put off the project until later. Then, in 1977, Graciela died suddenly. To honor her wish, Ureta then set about planting and cultivating trees in the shape of a guitar [...]

Please Hire My Wife Billboard

Now isn’t this romantic? Brandon Stuard wanted to show support for his wife Holly with her job search, so he decided to surprise her with this: Brandon Stuard wanted to do something special for wife Holly Stuard in what seemed [...]

A Brief History of the Wife Carrying World Championships

EPA/MARKKU OJALA/LANDOV It’s probably the most painstaking, heart wrenching, and stress inducing test of dedication a marriage can face. But the reward at the end is pretty sweet. At the annual Wife Carrying World Championships in Sonkajärvi, Finland, male competitors race around a track hauling their female partners on their backs. Winner takes home his wife’s weight [...]

Selfish Young Brain Lacks the Skill to Share

As parents of three young children, my wife and I constantly tell our kids that they have to share. It’s an uphill battle, because they just don’t want to – Now, we found out [...]

Store Clerk Spanks Robber

(Video Link) Two would-be robbers in Gatineau, Quebec experienced a major victim selection failure last Tuesday. They walked into Zhen Yang’s convenience store, pointed knives at him and demanded money. Yang fought back. First, he sprayed them with bear repellent. One took off running while he grappled with the other. Yang spanked the intruder’s bare bottom [...]

Man divorces wife over her 550 cats

An Israeli man has divorced from his wife because she chose her brood of 550 pet cats over him. A court in the town of Beersheba tried to encourage th…