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Another Pampered Pet


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Gail Posner died in March but left a will that endowed her beloved Chihuahua Conchita a $3 million trust fund plus the run of her $8.3 million mansion for their remaining dog years.
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

Unclear on the concept


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News of the Weird has reported on several mothers' desires to prolong breastfeeding past the culturally normal age, some continuing well after the child's sixth birthday.
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

Face tattoos still a handicap for criminals


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Royce Spottedbird Jr., 23, apparently once thought it cool to have his name tattooed on his neck.
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

But that's what it's for!


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One of the more famous cultural landmarks in Britain's South Tyneside is an 1890 toilet, "Westoe Netty."
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

More Bad Multitaskers


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Driver Bryan Parslow, 19, injured himself and three passengers when he crashed into a tree near Wheatland, N.Y., in May.
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

Weird foods


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News of the Weird has been among those taunting the Scottish over the years for their culinary devotion to haggis.
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

More British Welfare Spongers


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In May, the Daily Mail profiled the Houghtons of Crawley, West Sussex, who live in free government housing and draw monthly benefits of the equivalent of about $1,600.
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

Updates


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The Yaohnanen tribe on the South Pacific island of Tanna believe their true ancestral god is Britain's Prince Philip.
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

A News of the Weird Classic (October 1989)


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Ron Kravitz, 22, filed a lawsuit in June (1989) against Mickey Mantle Sports Productions Inc., for injuries he suffered the previous September while watching a company baseball video in his den to improve his base-stealing technique.
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

Least Competent Criminals


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Justin Johnson, 21, was arrested in Bloomfield, Ind., in July after failing to get a Bloomfield State Bank branch to cash his bogus check for $1 million.
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

Perverts on Parade


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James Burden, 55, was convicted of indecent exposure in Scotland's Falkirk Sheriff Court in June based on a March incident when a neighbor looked out her window before dawn...
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

It's Never Sunny in North Korea


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North Korea's World Cup adventure began auspiciously with a hard-fought 2-1 loss to a superior Brazil team.
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

The Continuing Crisis


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A team of anglers from Hatteras, N.C., had first place wrapped up in the prestigious Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in June, salivating over their $1,231,575 prize money...
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

Woody Allen joke come to life


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Shirley Anderson, 71, is suing her son Ken, 46, in Vancouver, British Columbia, for parental support.
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

The Entrepreneurial Spirit!


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The dating website BeautifulPeople.com, supposedly limiting its reach only to the attractive (though claiming 600,000 members worldwide), announced recently that it would sponsor a companion egg and s...
 
Thursday, July 22, 2010
 
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