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Police charge Ohio woman with murder in husband's bizarre 'suicide' by plastic wrap

Three years after his death, police in Avon Lake, Ohio have determined that the bizarre suicide of Michael Gabel was, in fact, a murder.


Related Topix: Avon Lake, OH

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Weird Asia News

Controversy over Whether Hindu Spiritual Leader Meditating or Dead

India is known to have religions that practice the art of meditation . Recently, the Indian court has been asked to rule if a Hindu guru is really dead or just in a deep state of meditation.


Horrifying moment dead body strapped to stretcher falls out of coroner's van onto busy road

This is the moment a dead body on a stretcher ended up in the middle of a busy street after it fell out the back of a coroner's ambulance.



Dead body falls out of coroner van, lands in road

A dead body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy roadway.


Related Topix: Bucks County, PA

CBS Local

Police: 1 Dead, 1 Hurt In North Minneapolis Stabbing

Police are looking for at least one suspect after one person was killed and another hurt in a stabbing in north Minneapolis early Sunday morning.


Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN

KUAD-FM Windsor

10 Weird Health Tricks You Won't Believe

From curing smelly feet by wiping them with vodka to treating blisters with mouthwash, here are 10 quirky health tips to help in life! Everyone needs some help sometimes! Those aching feet, that high blood pressure, that annoying headache! Here are 10 weird health tricks from the good people at the Mirror .

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Related Topix: Hypertension, Health

New York Post

Why Weird Al is still the king of spoof

Weird Al was a college student in 1979 when he recorded his first hit, "My Bologna" - a parody of "My Sharona" by the Knack.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, The Knack, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson

Sat Jul 12, 2014

On the run criminal called BRAZIL has picture transformed to look...

The man is wanted for recall to prison having breached his probation and police are hoping to have caught him before his namesakes play tonight A man called Brazil who is on the run has had his picture transformed by police to look like one from a football sticker album.



Lone Ranger actor's outfit sells for $195,000

The outfit Lone Ranger actor Clayton Moore wore when making appearances as the character after retiring from television has sold for $195,000 at a Texas auction.


Related Topix: Lone Ranger, Entertainment, Television, The Lone Ranger, Drama, Western, Action Movies, Clayton Moore

The Citizens' Voice

Inmate accused of starting prison riot claims immunity in another bizarre filing

MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Duane Peter and four others are accused of instigating a riot in 2010 at the State Correctional Institution at Dallas.


Related Topix: Riot, Dallas, PA, Luzerne County, PA

National Public Radio

'Weird Al' Yankovic On Parody In The Age Of YouTube

"Weird Al" Yankovic has been the king of parody for 30 years, outlasting and, in some cases, outselling the artists he's sent up.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock

WFTV Orlando

Steven Spielberg 'dinosaur hunter' photo goes viral

Steven Spielberg attends "Transformers: Age Of Extinction" New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on June 25, 2014 in New York City.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Jurassic Park, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Theater, Arts, Startups, Social Software, Facebook, Paleontology, Dinosaur, Science

ABC News

Kodiak, Alaska, Has Most Expensive Haircut in US

If you've seen a lot of long-haired men on Alaska's Kodiak Island, this might be the reason.


Related Topix: Kodiak, AK

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Lions, tigers, bears destroy jeans for charity

In an industry where consumers pay as much as hundreds of dollars for a pair of ripped jeans, one Japanese brand claims to have What are described as "the only jeans on earth designed by dangerous animals," Zoo Jeans have been distressed by one Japanese zoo's most ferocious residents.

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The Arizona Republic

Giant snake found in car that stalled on street

When a woman's pickup stalled on a street in Santa Fe, New Mexico, local chef Jackson Ault stopped to lend a hand.


Related Topix: Santa Fe, NM

Hotel Valet Nearly Totals $500,000 Lamborghini While Parking

A valet of the five-star Le Meridien hotel in New Delhi lost control of a client's Lamborghini in a parking area this week and smashed the car worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, narrowly missing several pedestrians along the way.


WMMS-FM Independence

Toker Fired After Legally Smoking Pot Has His Job Back

Some parts of the story are still in dispute, but all parties seem to agree on one fact: Michael Boyer, the first man in Spokane, Wash., to legally purchase recreational marijuana on Tuesday, has his job back.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Marijuana, Labor Realty, Human Resources


14,000 draft notices sent to men born in 1800s

No, the United States military isn't trying to build a force of centenarians. It just seems that way after the Selective Service System mistakenly sent notices to more than 14,000 Pennsylvania men born between 1893 and 1897, ordering them to register for the nation's military draft and warning that failure to do so is "punishable by a fine and ... (more)


WTOC-TV Savannah

Bizarre sexting case in Virginia may have you reconsider sending naked photos

"Sexting," the exchange of explicit messages, has become a popular phenomenon among teens, but unfortunately for one young man in Virginia, it could lead him behind bars.


Related Topix: Prison

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NBC Chicago

Co. Paints Drought-Stricken Lawns

Los Gatos-based Green Canary has been painting lawns that have turned brown due to a lack of water.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought