Weird News

México now a hot spot for danger tourism

Danger tourism in Mexico is becoming more common. People pay to hit the mean streets of Mexico City, run with Zapatistas or dodge la migra.
A Zapatista soldier takes time out from the war to play a tune.

Surgery saves girl’s face from Parry-Romberg syndrome

One in a million have Parry-Romberg syndrome. The autoimmune disorder causes one side of the face to stop growing as the body rejects it.
Before and after plastic surgery photos of a 55-year-old Parry-Romberg syndrome sufferer. The disorder is in an advanced stage.

Is Applying For A Payday Loan Through A Direct Lender The Best Option?

Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.
Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.

Claims of Horseman of the Apocalypse in Egypt video run wild

The pale green Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse video from the Cairo riots has gone viral. Is it the Last Judgment – or just lens flare?
Artist's charcoal drawing of death, depicted as a skull face on the back of a skeletal hand.

Internet land rush may lead to .nazi, .gay and .god domains

A new Internet land rush may be headed to every corner of cyberspace by spring, including such domains as .nazi, .gay, .muhammad and more.
File photo of the character Sgt. Schultz from “Hogan's Heroes.”

Car salesman fired for Packers tie offered a new job

A car salesman in Chicago was recently fired for wearing a Green Bay Packers tie. However, the media attention led to a new job offer.
Tie

How Can Installment Loans Help Protect Your Credit Rating?

There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.
There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.

National Hug Day, January 21, celebrates healing power of hugs

National Hug Day and the Free Hugs Campaign are not officially associated, but they're a perfect pair for encouraging simple acts of kindness.
Free Hugs

Romanian witch tax caps off a big year for witches

Romania has passed a law forcing witches and fortune tellers to pay income taxes. There was a lot of witch related media this past year.
Witch

Tide with Anthrax stories are the latest riff on old wives tale

There's a chain email and text message going around about tide samples with anthrax in them. It's a new version of an old wives tale.
Anthrax

Do Not Fall Behind On Your Bills - See How Short Term Loans Can Help Prevent Late Fees and Penalties.

Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.
Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.

Millions of dead fish join dead birds phenomenon

More than 2 million dead fish have washed up in Maryland after 100,000 dead fish showed up in Arkansas. This occurred after the dead birds.
Spot Fish

More flocks of dead birds show up in Louisiana

Flocks of dead birds in Louisiana have been discovered days after thousands of birds fell out of the sky in an Arkansas town on New Year's.
Starling

Insecurity: A recipe for successful dating?

While it may seem backward, a recent psychological study found that insecurity may be a desirable trait when one is looking to get a date.
A man and a woman on a date. She's kissing his neck.

How To Get A Cash Advance Even With Bad Credit and Bankruptcy On Your Record

Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.
Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.

Indiana earthquake measures 3.8, riles heartlanders

A 3.8-magnitude Indiana earthquake was recorded Thursday by the U.S. Geological Survey. No damage was reported, but people were shaken.
Logo from the Indiana state flag, depicting an outline of the state with a torch in the center that is shooting stars.

Recessionomics: Santa Claus robs yacht club

The recession has hit even Santa where it hurts. Reports indicate that Santa Claus robbed a yacht club in Rhode Island.
A comic photograph of a “Bad Santa.” He's wearing brass knuckles and brandishing a baseball bat.

Government collars drunk nuclear weapons transport drivers

The U.S. Energy Department has investigated 16 incidents involving drunk nuclear weapons drivers. They were drunk while on duty, not driving.
General Bernard A. Schriever (right) with members of Avco Cooperation (today: Textron, Inc) inspects an experimental missile warhead re-entry vehicle in 1959. Creating an effective nuclear-armed missile force was one of his main goals. ICBM Test Vehicle of U.S. Air Force Thor-Able Reentry Program. Recovered April 1959 after 5000 mile flight.

Keep Your Debt to Credit Ratio Down By Using Personal Loans Instead of Credit Cards

The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.
The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.

TSA official pats down distraught 3-year-old girl

A TSA official patted down a screaming 3-year-old at an airport, piling on more doubt about the effectiveness of TSA training and methods...
Mock cover of a children's book entitled “My First Cavity Search.” A young child is being approached by airport security officials. The officials are wearing inspection gloves.

Jones bacon-flavored soda is your pig potable

Bacon-flavored soda will be available this holiday season, thanks to a partnership between Jones Soda and J&D Foods. You'll be in hog heaven.
A large collection of Jones Soda bottles.