Last year the Twin Caves outside of Jerusalem uncovered evidence that might lead us to believe it is one of the secret portals to the underworld. Apparently that wasn't enough…Continue
Now that Spring has sprung I am reminded about the day a former neighbour complained about my squirrel collection. I love to feed the black squirrels that gather in my yard and she became convinced I had trained several ninja squirrels to enter her garden after dark and tear up her budding flowers.…
Have you ever had a song stuck in your head for days? Susan Root, a 63-year-old British woman has had the 1950's classic "How Much is that Doggie in the…Continue
This has been a heck of a month for shark attacks all up and down the west coast. Just this week Scott Stevens a 25-year-old surfer was believed to…Continue
Canadian Carly Rae Jepsen wasn't kidding when she sang the lyrics to her hit song “Call Me Maybe”. Friday I read an article that made my ovaries shrivel up and possibly yours will too. You'll never have to leave the house again as long distance romance has taken on a new twist with the company LovePalz who has created a two-way internet pleasure machine…Continue
Icon Edward Gorey, the author and illustrator of melancholia is one of my favourites in the literary world. He never had any children of his own but that did not stop him from drawing lots of them in such books as The Gashleycrumb…
eBay is getting out of the magical Dear Abby business and effective August 30th the following items will not be allowed to be sold on eBay.
eBay's new prohibited items list includes: advice, spells, curses, hexing, conjuring, magic;…Continue
There is no doubt that businessman Hans Kristian Rausing adored his wife. Not only did he love Eva, they also seemed to share a bad drug habit together. When police stopped Rausing on a traffic violation on July 9 they found illegal drugs in his car and decided to search the…
This week I finally got to read an article from the SF Weekly that had been sitting around for almost a year. I had been completely fascinated that someone at age 19 could have a cover piece as the most successful murder groupie in San Francisco and needed to read it when I had time.
I specialized in dating the bad boys of the world, but had any of them turned out to be serial killers? Samantha Spiegel from San Francisco has written many letters…
The police in China conducted a major rescue of a drowning woman in Shandong Province on July 11. Over 18 officers worked valiantly to save what…
Tyson the runaway wallaby has been spotted west of the city of Edmonton, Alberta and has a whopping $1000 reward on his head. The former pet of "Edmontonian" Stacie Barr was spotted last week in Parkland County by Leslie and Doyle Moncrieff. Was it really a wallaby or just a few local traveling giant rabbits?…Continue
What do you do when you just can't find the right politician to run the land? The town of Talkeetna, Alaska has found the purrfect candidate by picking the cat from Nagley's General Store. Stubbs, who is a part-manx cart, has been mayor for 15 years when the town wrote his name in after…
High gas prices are a complaining point to us all each day and a Nashville man should probably save his complaints for a lawyer.
Last Friday Ray Crockett pulled up to a Mapco gas station because, like us all they had the cheapest gas. Crockett filled up, swiped his card to pay, and grabbed the receipt showing he'd been charged $30.00. Days later Crockett went to use his credit card again, and the payment declined. His bank statement shows he'd…
James B. Summers, 52, of Madison, Wisconsin, was charged with fraud, possession of an electric weapon, and drug paraphernalia at his local Denny's a…Continue
High on the scrotum pole of odd stories this week comes this doozie out of Las Vegas.
Famed Dr. Oz has offered 100-pound scrotum owner Welsey Warren Jr. free removal surgery in exchange for exclusive interview rights. Warren declined the offer because allegedly he does not wish to lose the fame he has acquired. This rare lower condition creates excess water fluid that collects around…Continue
In an inspiring moment a 17-year-old senior graduating from The Lethbridge Collegiate Institute in Alberta had no excuses why her math homework was submitted late. Canadian Kara Koskowich turned 75 pieces of it into a stunning graduation dress. Her left-over homework was sewn into a one-shoulder peplum trimmed creation with a contrasting neon post-it-notes belt. Koskowich's BFF Dorothy Graham was equally creative sporting a dress made out of plastic…Continue
I have serious allergies to cats but it does not stop me reading funny articles about the little furry devils. The other day I came across a funny article called How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You! and I was intrigued. Wondering if it had anything to do with their annoyance with the new fad…Continue
I decided to begin this blog…Continue
Might be a fluff piece, but with all the…Continue
In an article on Slate this week columnist Dear Prudie had a wooden zinger thrown at her. One of her female readers wrote that her current boyfriend had a weird hobby, which I would not call a hobby under any circumstances. It seems her beau…Continue