CREME DE LA WEIRD Doctors at Westmead Hospital in Sydney, Australia, documented a case in the British Medical Journal's Case Reports that has at least one nose out of joint. A 48-year-old former prison inmate had been suffering from sinus infections, nasal congestion, and headaches for years, United Press International reported. Doctors treating the man performed a CT scan … [Read more...] about News of the Weird: Patriotic space duty, joyriding a shopping cart, and more
Eh brah! Shame on you for publicizing and congratulating a fisherman for killing a mako shark. These sharks are endangered and should be respected, not killed for sport. Isn't it enough that over 100-million sharks are collected every year as bycatch or for shark fin soup? Leave the sharks alone. Stop spreading this nonsense that sharks are blood thirsty people killers. You … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Leave the sharks alone!
FALSE POSITIVE Mothers Lounge, a company catering to new mothers, has conceived some awkward conversations for women on the receiving end of a recent marketing campaign. The company sent out maternity congratulations cards signed by "Jenny B" that included gift cards and coupons for products attractive to pregnant women. The problem is, as the BBC reported, many of the … [Read more...] about News of the Weird: Filibustering the judge, an arsonist terrier, and a lasagna thief
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Do ends justify means? What happens when you discover something someone did, after the fact? You’re more or less pleased with how things ended up, so is it worth getting worked up over exactly how it happened? The unsavory methods used to get to this place are over and done with, so can much good come from dredging them up and rehashing them? … [Read more...] about Sign Language: Time to keep it real, Sagittarius
SPOOKTACULAR! Fans of fright may want to travel to Summertown, Tennessee, to see if they can become the first visitor to make it all the way through the haunted house experience called McKamey Manor. The rewards are compelling – along with notoriety, a person who completes the tour will receive $20,000. But the demands are great, too: Along with bringing a bag of dog food … [Read more...] about News of the Weird: Out of control pet rats, Tupac lives, and a defiled Olaf