Home Interesting or Odd

Interesting or Odd

Squirrels are in hot demand in Russia, not for fur or food, but as pets.  Moscow’s Ecological Control Department spokesperson Alexei Gorelov said people are snatching the bushy-tailed animal because they can get as much as 5,000 rubles, about USD 143.  Some criminals have made it their profession to...
Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, Sunny, one of the two dogs the Obama family has, knocked over 2-year-old Ashtyn Gardner of Mobile, Alabama. The dog had apparently got so excited it jumped up on his hind legs and pushed Gardner back and then tripped. Mrs. Obama was quick to act and...
The Mega Millions Lottery is at $400 million after it rolled over 21 times since October with no winner, but what are your odds of winning? At 1-in-259 million, you stand a better chance of hitting hit by an asteroid, 1:1000, or of getting hit by lightning three times,...
Orlando, Fla. A new study finds Florida ranks 32nd in its readiness to defend itself against a zombie attack compared to all 50 states, according to Estately, which also said Alaska was most likely to survive such an attack. The study examined the number of active military personnel in a state, the...
A British court has sentenced 23-year-old Laura Cunliffe to 14 weeks in jail for microwaving her cat to death. During the trial, animal health specialists testified that the cat died a slow and painful death as its organs and brain were slowly cooked while it was alive and conscious. Her family...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.com/A Japanese manufacturer, Triumph, has developed an "Ice Bra" meant to help female residents cope with Japan's hot summers and still save electricity. The new bra contains pre-packed ice packets molded into the shape of the bra and is meant to provide a comfortable alternative and to keep cool while...
Doctors have diagnosed the first human, Jim Dunbar, with a newly realized medical illness, Chronic Lateness, and yes, they say it is real. Dunbar lives in Scotland and says he had been late to nearly everything in his life despite acquiring precision clocks, advanced alarm and giving himself hours to...
A man, Jose Ivan, who washed up on a reef in the Marshall Islands in a 24-foot fiberglass boat extraordinarily emaciated and wearing only ragged underwear claims he survived by eating fish and drinking turtle blood.  Ivan reports that he and a friend left Mexico for El Salvador before...
Workers at Russia's Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan recently discovered a gopher living under one of its launch pads while preparing for an upcoming launch. Workers placed a camera at the hole trying to see what was under there and caught the sub-terrain resident coming out for a stroll. The Russian...
Chicago resident Gerardo Perez, 50 is being charged with felony sexual conduct with an animal and burglary after sex with a pitbull. Perez was on a tour of the Chicago Animal Care and Control facility on May 29. An employee found Perez in the cage of a white and grey...