By the Editors at Andrews McMeel SENIORS GONE WEIRD Guests at Scotland’s Macdonald Loch Rannoch hotel were terrorized by Robert Fergus, 72, and his wife, Ruth, 69, in February when the couple rampaged through the lobby with scissors and threatened to shoot other guests. The incident apparently began when Mrs. Fergus pounded on a hotel room door at 1:45am, leading the guest … [Read more...] about NOTW: Rampaging seniors, stone thieves and unusual bee photo ops
By the editors at Andrews McMeel OH, CANADA What could go wrong? Canadian company Bad Axe Throwing announced in June it is bringing its unusual entertainment concept to Denver. It’s “like darts, but on steroids,” says founder Mario Zelaya. Customers provide their own food and beer and learn how to throw axes at targets. “We’ll be bringing along the competitive league side as … [Read more...] about NOTW: Competitive axe throwing, senseless raccoon attacks and illegal lobsters
[EDITOR'S NOTE: News of the Weird author Chuck Shepherd has retired. Until further notice, this column is written by the Editors at Andrews McNeel.] THIS WEEK IN CRANKING Jordan Haskins, 26, was sentenced to probation and sex counseling in May after pleading guilty to eight charges arising from two auto accidents in Saginaw, Michigan. Prosecutors said Haskins described … [Read more...] about NOTW: Cranking, people who dine on dirt and potentially unemployed bees
Cancer (June 21-July 22) Fear captures the imagination. It compels. It’s sensational and attention-grabbing. It’s also soul-numbing and incredibly restricting. How limited are you by fear? First, count all the influences on you that try to make you afraid. That might mean your well-meaning friend delivering a warning, or a 10-second spot for the evening news, or some … [Read more...] about Sign Language: Now’s the time for Scorpios to jump in their sensory-deprivation tank
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