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S. Africa police: Smuggler swallowed 220 diamonds

S. Africa police: Smuggler swallowed 220 diamonds | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Police in South Africa say they've arrested a 25-year-old man who swallowed 220 polished diamonds in an attempt to smuggle them out of the country.
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Demented Shampoo Ad From Japan Has Everyone Screaming, Including Viewers

Demented Shampoo Ad From Japan Has Everyone Screaming, Including Viewers | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
When you think about all the people you need to appease in life, it can get pretty hairy. Your parents, your friends, your significant other, your boss, your co-workers—it's rough. Well, here's a commercial that sympathizes, and presents a unique solution.
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The Weirdest Eating Patterns Of Each U.S. State

The Weirdest Eating Patterns Of Each U.S. State | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Louisiana does love its crawdads. But does the cheesesteak crown belong to New Jersey?!?
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Divorce Selfies: Now A Thing

Divorce Selfies: Now A Thing | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Look at how happy they seem.
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Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it — after his image was distributed by police through a "crime stoppers" program.
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A Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during late-night dip

A Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during late-night dip | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Lisset Rendon, 23, was bitten in her left shoulder before she could struggle out of the crocodile's jaws, after she and Alejandro Jimenez, 26, jumped into a canal, Jorge Pino, a spokesman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
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To see life's oddities, you have to vist an odd place — a museum in an ... - Public Radio International

To see life's oddities, you have to vist an odd place — a museum in an ... - Public Radio International | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Public Radio InternationalTo see life's oddities, you have to vist an odd place — a museum in an ...Public Radio InternationalThe “baby mop” is part of the Mmuseumm's collection of unique inventions that have US patent-pending status.
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Meet 10 People Who Say They've Been Abducted By Aliens

Meet 10 People Who Say They've Been Abducted By Aliens | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
UFOs have supposedly picked up these people.
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The noPhone, Because Smartphone Separation Anxiety Is Real | TechCrunch

The noPhone, Because Smartphone Separation Anxiety Is Real  | TechCrunch | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
The other day, as I sat on the couch with a dead iPhone resting on my belly, I found myself wondering why my phone is constantly out of battery. And I had a..
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No More Hovering: Now Women Can Pee Like Men With This Pretty Paper Funnel

No More Hovering: Now Women Can Pee Like Men With This Pretty Paper Funnel | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
"This is something you wouldn't be embarrassed to take out of your purse."
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Insurer pays off lawsuit with thousands in coins

Insurer pays off lawsuit with thousands in coins | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An insurance company settled a lawsuit with a Los Angeles man by dropping off buckets full of thousands of quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies, his attorney said Wednesday.
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Couple picket pro-life protests with hilariously inappropriate signs

Couple picket pro-life protests with hilariously inappropriate signs | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Grayson and Tina Haver Currin began protesting near their home in Raleigh, North Carolina, with signs pointing at pro-lifers declaring 'He's single' and 'Honk if you're horny'.
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New York driver, with snake around neck, crashes into firehouse

New York driver, with snake around neck, crashes into firehouse | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York woman, who crashed her Toyota Prius into a firehouse with a stolen python wrapped around her neck, faces charges of reckless endangerment and larceny, police said on Tuesday.
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Surfing SEAL surprises duo by climbing on board and riding the waves for almost an hour

Surfing SEAL surprises duo by climbing on board and riding the waves for almost an hour | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Matt Stanley and Andrew Flounders were surfing off Amble, Northumberland, when the young seal swam up and got on board, staying with them for nearly an hour (That face!
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Action Movies Have Weird Effect On Your Eating, New Study Shows

Action Movies Have Weird Effect On Your Eating, New Study Shows | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Are thrillers making us fat?

One thing's for certain -- new research shows that the snack bowl sees a lot more action when TV viewers watch action movies than when they watch other kinds of programming.

For a study just published in the Journa...
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Customer Reached Into Drive-Thru Window And Groped Taco Bell Worker, Cops Charge

No, it's never fun serving burritos at 2 AM on a Saturday.read more
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The World’s 25 Weirdest Drinking Customs [Infographic] | The Roosevelts

The World’s 25 Weirdest Drinking Customs [Infographic] | The Roosevelts | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
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Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol

Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
All that's missing is the beard. An 8-year-old Cuban boy who likes to dress up as Fidel Castro got to meet his idol after Cuba's 88-year-old retired leader invited him and his family to his Havana home for a chat.
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New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill

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QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.
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A Plane Diverted After Two Adults Got in a Fight Over a Reclining Seat

A Plane Diverted After Two Adults Got in a Fight Over a Reclining Seat | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
A fight started on a United Airlines flight because one passenger was using the Knee Defender, which prevents the person in front from reclining.
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Man Fakes Death To Avoid Wedding

Man Fakes Death To Avoid Wedding | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
August 15 would have been Alex Lancaster's wedding day -- if her fiancee hadn't faked his own death.

Lancaster, 23, of the United Kingdom, reportedly met Tucker Blandford, also 23, in August 2012, when she was attending college in Connecticut. The...
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Pilot Lands Plane After Prosthetic Arm Falls Off Controls

Pilot Lands Plane After Prosthetic Arm Falls Off Controls | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
"His prosthetic limb became detached from the yoke clamp, depriving him of control of the aircraft," a safety report said. No one was injured.
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Best Infographics | Michael Sandberg's Data Visualization Blog

Best Infographics | Michael Sandberg's Data Visualization Blog | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Posts about Best Infographics written by Michael
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Nude political candidate campaigns in Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Naked Cowboy may have met his match.
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New Mexico man blames robbery on stomach scratch

New Mexico man blames robbery on stomach scratch | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man facing robbery and larceny charges says he merely scratched his stomach and didn't pull a gun when a grocery store clerk handed him cash.
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Serenading A Herd Of Cows [Video]

Serenading A Herd Of Cows [Video] | In Today's News of the Weird | Scoop.it
Wow, that guy can play the trombone until the cows come home! All content © 2008 - 2014 The Inquisitr News. ....
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