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26-Year-Old Dies After Being Trapped Inside Half Moon Bay Sand Tunnel

Sand Tunnel victim

In yet another case of a fun beach activity gone horribly wrong, a 26-year-old man died after the sand tunnel he was digging near California’s Half Moon Bay Beach, collapsed. The man who was later identified as Adam Jay Pye was trapped inside the tunnel for over 30 minutes, reports SFGate. The unfortunate sand tunnel… Read more »

George Harrison(Tree) Killed By ‘Beetles’

George Harrison Tree Murderd By Beetles

George Harrison is DEAD. Well, you knew that, but now so is his tree. Los Angeles, Tuesday morning, was the location of the tragedy. The George Harrison Memorial tree stood long and proud for 14 years, until its life was cut short by jealous beetles. It was not John nor Ringo. It was not even… Read more »

Meet Fran Capo, The World’s Fastest Talking Woman

Fran Capo Fast Talker

When you speak with Fran Capo, you better pay close attention because otherwise, Fran’s words might literally fly right past you. Why? According to Yahoo News, this extraordinarily talented author, motivational speaker, and comedian happens to the be world’s fastest talking woman. Fran’s such a fast talker, in fact, that she can speak up to… Read more »

Father Claims Kingdom So His Daughter Can Be A Real Princess

Heaton traveled to Africa and planted a flag his children designed, claiming Bir Tawil and naming his daughter a "princess"

A father from Virginia has gone to extreme lengths for his daughter, flying to Africa and claiming a “kingdom” between Egypt and Sudan so that she can be an actual princess. Jermiah Heaton, a father of three from Abingdon, Virginia, was playing with his daughter, Emily, when she asked him if she would ever be… Read more »

70-Year-Old Woman Fights Off Robber With 8-Packs Of Beer

Grandma Attacks Robber With Cases Of Beer

A 70-year-old Best Stop Food Mart employee had quite the scare in Oklahoma City this week. Lien Nguyen fought off a would-be robber who was wielding a gun with an unlikely weapon: cases of beer. KOCO reports, Lein Nguyen, 70, was watching the store at South East 23rd Street and Central Avenue when a woman… Read more »

You Won’t Believe Who Or What This Mexican Mayor Married

Mexico Weddingf

Marriages can be tricky. But no one can possibly imagine just how complicated this marriage of a Mexican mayor will be. In an elaborate wedding ceremony, Mayor Joel Vasquez Rojas married his bride who was dressed in white. Incidentally, the ceremony was complete with a priest officiating and the guests “danced” with the newly married… Read more »

Skydiving Marriage Proposal Goes Horribly Wrong [Video]

Skydiving Marriage Proposal Goes Horribly Wrong [Video]

A skydiving marriage proposal went horribly wrong when Brandon Strohbehn seemingly dropped the engagement ring while in free fall… or did he? In a related report by The Inquisitr, the top 10 redneck wedding photos are worth at least one laugh or two, although some may just leave you wondering what people were thinking when… Read more »

Photo Shows Niagara Falls Bone Dry


A photo of a dry Niagara Falls has been shared on Twitter more than 750 times after it was published Monday (July 7). The poster of the photo said it was from the year 1969 and showed a rare, completely bone dry Niagara Falls from what appeared to be an aerial view. Niagara falls without… Read more »

Valet Crashes Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder Worth $220,000 In India

India Lamborghini Crash

Photos of a white Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder with its front end completely smashed up has been doing the rounds of the interweb since yesterday. According to the original Facebook post posted by BigBoyToyz, a dealer of sports and exotic cars in India, the Lamborghini was damaged by a hotel valet who took the keys from… Read more »

Elderly Man Threatens To Cut Off Daughter’s Head Over TV Dispute

Elderly Man Issues Threat At Point Of Sword

An elderly man is in hot water tonight after threatening his daughter with a long sword, police in Youngstown, Ohio, said. According to the report, 74-year-old Charles Duecaster was arguing with his daughter, Allison Whitaker, 43, over what to watch on television when he just couldn’t take it any more and reached for the sword…. Read more »

Hoax? New York Man Allegedly Finds Dead Rodent Inside Chop’t Wrap!

Dead rodent insode wrap

Controversy seems to brewing over picture posted on to Twitter that showed a dead rodent inside a Chop’t wrap ordered by a customer. The incident allegedly took place at the Chop’t store at 80 Pine Street in Manhattan, New York, reports The Gothamist. Originally posted by Twitter user Steve Henderson to his Twitter account (@stevehenderso),… Read more »

The ‘Human Firecracker’ Is Just Plain Awesome, Though Also Equally Crazy!

Human Firecracker

Most Americans prefer to wait until the Fourth of July to set off sparklers, fountains, helicopters, cakes, shells, mortars, parachutes, bottle rockets, and, of course, firecrackers. Not Michigan resident John Fletcher. According to The Huffington Post, the self-dubbed “Ghengis John the Human Firecracker” frequently straps thousands of firecrackers around his body and sets them off…. Read more »

Tornado Wedding Photos A Social Media Hit


You know, my grandfather told me a lot of crazy stories about growing up in Saskatchewan, but I think all of his stories pale in comparison to the story this couple will be telling until death does them part. According to BuzzFeed, a Canadian couple’s photo shoot for their wedding was taking place, when suddenly… Read more »

International Kissing Day 2014: Have You Celebrated?


International Kissing Day is today, July 6. For some, the day might be a bit of a downer if there is no one who naturally and organically comes to mind for a kiss. For others, it is just another day in the life of a beautiful relationship. We’ve decided to go back through and see… Read more »