Family of three rescued by passers-by when their car is swallowed by a 16ft-wide sinkhole

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Date: February 7th, 2016

sinkPeru – These are the dramatic scenes as a family of three are rescued from a giant sinkhole which swallowed their car as they drove through Trujillo in Peru. 

The family’s car was swallowed by the 16 foot sinkhole which appeared underneath them them without any warning as they drove along the road.

Witnesses videoed the dramatic rescue as passers by risked their lives to assist the family. 

The front of the car rested precariously against the edge of the hole after the car entered the void, rear end first.  More

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Date: February 7th, 2016

Category: Nutty Videos, Videos

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8-year-old boy walks into convenience store and demands money at gunpoint

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Date: February 7th, 2016

boyFlorida – An 8-year-old boy stole his mother’s gun and went to a convenience store in order to rob the place.

The boy was charged with attempted armed robbery.

The boy, who was identified by his mother as Jaden, walked into the King Foods and Meat Bazaar, and demanded

The surveillance video captured the moment the child entered the store, wearing a motorcycle helmet. He also had a sweater covering his mouth.  More

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Overexcited puppy accidentally causes a house fire while family slept

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Date: February 7th, 2016

Category: Animals, Nutty News

labA puppy set his house on fire by accidentally switching on an oven in the middle of the night.

Four-month-old Labrador Ted switched on an electric grill as he jumped up looking for something to chew after his owners had gone to bed.

Mum Rachel Thomas, 29, and her husband Robert, 35, were woken by their smoke alarm – and realised something was wrong.

Electrician Robert told how Ted turned on the grill as he clambered around the kitchen trying to find something to sink his teeth into.  More

Photo booth snaps mugshot of thief in the act

Pilot Attacks Battleship With Coke Bottle

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Student ‘almost choked to death’ on whole crab hidden in Chinese takeaway

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Date: February 6th, 2016

Category: Bizarre, food, Nutty News

crabA student almost choked to death on her Chinese takeaway when a whole crab hidden in her meal got lodged in her throat.

Megan Taylor started choking when the pebble-sized crustacean became stuck in her throat as she was tucking into her usual order of garlic mussels.

The 19-year-old is fuming after restaurant China Chef, in her home town of Tadworth, Surrey, refused to apologise for the unexpected surprise.  More

Chinese New Year taboos in Shanghai

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Train station’s patrolling cat is promoted to Senior Pest Controller, has a new uniform and badge

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Date: February 6th, 2016

Category: Animals, Nutty News

felixUK – A beloved cat who has spent almost five years patrolling a West Yorkshire railway station has been given a promotion for her dedication to her job.

Felix, a black-and-white cat, has been named Senior Pest Controller and given a new high-vis jacket and a name badge by TransPennine Express. 

She has been working at Huddersfield Railway Station since 2011, catching mice, making friends with commuters on a daily basis and getting paid in cat treats.  More

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You really CAN be allergic to running

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Date: February 6th, 2016

runAllergy to running is a real thing – and it is not pleasant, experts say.

A team of scientists have identified a genetic mutation that is responsible for a rare form of hives, which is induced by vibration.

The condition, known as vibratory urticaria, can be triggered by running, clapping your hands, towel drying, and even a bumpy bus journey.

The vibration causes a temporary skin rash, by promoting the release of inflammatory chemicals from the immune system’s mast cells.  More

The Priest and the Cabbie

 

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Museum-invading mouse ensnared by display’s 155-year-old mousetrap

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Date: February 6th, 2016

mouseREADING, England – A British museum said the mousetrap that caught an invading rodent recently wasn’t there for pest control, it was a 155-year-old piece on display.

The University of Reading’s Museum of English Rural Life said workers arriving Thursday morning noticed an unusual email from an assistant curator: “There appears to be a dead mouse in this mousetrap … which is not described as being there on the database.”

The mouse apparently walked inside the Victorian-era mousetrap, which wasn’t baited, and quickly found itself trapped inside.  More

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Cat catches a ride on a transport truck from Toronto to Calgary

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Date: February 6th, 2016

catA cat that snuck onto a transport truck in Toronto and traveled along to Calgary before being discovered is now in the care of a local rescue group.

The three-year-old male stray — who has been named Gulliver — somehow managed to get inside a Bison Transport truck in Toronto a few weeks after Christmas.

He wasn’t discovered until the truck arrived in Calgary three days later.  More

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Hungry sea lion pup takes seat at California restaurant

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Date: February 6th, 2016

Category: Animals, Nutty News

pupSAN DIEGO – Staff at a California restaurant were met with an unusual customer on Thursday morning when a sea lion pup took a seat at a booth.

Chef Bernard Guillas of The Marine Room in San Diego shared photos of the pup who took a look out the window after growing dissatisfied with the lack of service.

“We found this little guy in The Marine Room restaurant this morning,” he wrote on Facebook.

“He was a little bit early for his high tide breakfast reservation as it is this weekend on Sunday and Monday.”  More

 

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Lexus ends up on roof of Los Angeles home

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Date: February 4th, 2016

Category: Nutty News, strange

lexusAn unsuspecting Southern California resident ended up with a car on top of her roof after a bizarre crash.

An unidentified motorist hit two cars before their Lexus was launched onto the roof after striking a vehicle in the neighbor’s driveway, Palos Verdes Estates Capt. Mark Velez told KTLA.

Authorities believe that the driver suffered a medical emergency that led to the strange turn of events in the quiet beach community around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.  More

Former Los Angeles detective claims P Diddy hired a Crips gangster hitman to carry out the drive-by killing of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur in 1996

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Girl has had ONE THOUSAND giant ants removed from her ears after the insects got inside and began breeding

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

antsIndia – This is the 12-year-old girl who has had more than 1,000 giant ants removed from her ears after doctors find them nesting in her drum canal. 

Shreya Darji, from Deesa, in Gujarat, western India, has around ten live ants crawl out of her ears daily, her parents say.

Shreya’s problem first started as an irritation in her ear in August last year, and when she visited her local hospital, doctors found the ants inside her ear canal.

So far, doctors have removed hundreds of ants, but despite trying ‘everything’ the problem persists and the ants continue to breed.  More

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Homeowners find catfish in their mailboxes

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

catfishST. CLOUD, Florida – Several residents in Osceola County have found catfish in their mailboxes and yards, prompting questions whether it’s a prank or something more serious.

Maddison Fertic said she received an unusual delivery Monday morning when her postman discovered a large, dead catfish inside her mailbox.

“I was honestly in shock because it doesn’t make any sense,” Fertic said. “It’s just one of those things where it’s, just, ‘Why?’”

Fertic said the fish was 12 inches long, and she had to use a stick to pull it out.  More

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D.C. Council voted unanimously for a bill to pay residents not to commit crimes

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

paysWASHINGTON DC – They say crime doesn’t pay, but that might not be entirely true in the District of Columbia as lawmakers look for ways to discourage people from becoming repeat offenders.

The D.C. Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a bill that includes a proposal to pay residents a stipend not to commit crimes.

It’s based on a program in Richmond, California, that advocates say has contributed to deep reductions in crime there.

The bill doesn’t specify the value of the stipends, but participants in the California program receive up to $9,000 per year.  More

Truck got stuck under a bridge today. These guys knew…

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Judge requests people to stop wearing pajamas in court

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

Category: Nutty News, strange

courtIt’s a new sign that hangs in the lobby area outside the courtroom of Judge Long in Catawissa Township.

“We have a growing problem of people not dressing appropriately for court.

I just put it out there as a reminder of the code of conduct that should be followed when appearing in court,” said Judge Long.

It seems to be a trend that more and more people are wearing pajama bottoms out in public.   More

8 Chilling Stories of People Who Allegedly Visited Other Planets

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Burger King workers told to break windows, so they do

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

Category: Bizarre, Hoax, Nutty News

burgerSomeone sold a whopper to Burger King employees in Morro Bay, California.

On Saturday night, a prankster allegedly called the fast food chain outlet, claiming to be a representative of the local fire department.

The caller then told employees that there was a gas leak and the workers should smash windows to help with ventilation.

According to the The Tribune, the workers complied.  More

Burglars Wreck Their Car

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Man tries to sell drugs in court in front of judge and officers

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

durkinA man was arrested on a charge of drug possession after allegedly trying to sell drugs in court in front of a judge and officers, police in Pennsylvania said.

Allegheny County police said that they have arrested 35-year-old Christopher Durkin, after he was caught in possession of Suboxone.

Durkin was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession with intent to deliver.

He was booked into the Allegheny County Jail.  More

Explosion creates hole in Somali plane mid-air

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Fraudster posed as a priest for two decades and celebrated Masses, funerals, marriages

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

priestA fraudster who posed as a priest for decades has been arrested on suspicion of selling fake tickets for the visit of Pope Francis.

Erwin Mena, 59, celebrated Masses, funerals, marriages and heard confessions around California since first posing as a priest in the mid-1990s. 

He also practiced medicine without a license while offering a ‘system or mode of treating the sick’, according to his arrest warrant.  

Last year, Mena allegedly sold tickets to a pilgrimage to visit New York and see the Pope during his Philadelphia visit in September, prosecutors said.  More

Robber unaware clerk is war veteran

 

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Man named Beezow Doo-doo Zopittybop-bop-bop

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

beeA man is being held on remand after he allegedly embarked upon a malicious mischief spree.

Beezow Doo-doo Zopittybop-bop-bop appeared in court last Thursday following a bizarre episode that escalated from him allegedly ripping down flyers at a library to his eventual incarcertation.

Mr Zoppitybop-bop-bop, who legally changed his name from Jeffrey Drew Wilschke in 2011, appeared at Washington’s Thurston County Superior Court last week charged with two counts of first degree assault, third-degree assault, third-degree malicious mischief and malicious harassment.  More

10 People That Just Wouldn’t Die

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Bomb horror on passenger jet

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

jetA passenger was sucked out of a plane at 14,000 feet after a suspected bomb blasted a hole through the side of the fuselage just five minutes after take off.

Eyewitnesses claim the badly burned body of an elderly man fell to earth about 15 miles away from Mogadishu airport.

Airline officials claim two people were hurt in the blast, which punched a six foot by three foot hole in the Airbus A321′s fuselage yesterday.

The Daallo Airlines flight from Mogadishu to Djibouti in the Horn of Africa was still able to land safely in Somalia.  More

Former lawyer for the ‘DC Madam’ wants to release her black book containing details of more than 800 clients – and claims it could impact the Presidential election

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Woman, 25, survives 200-foot plunge from George Washington Bridge

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

Category: Nutty News

bridgeA 25-year-old New Jersey woman astonishingly survived a 200-foot plunge Monday from the George Washington Bridge.

The unidentified woman suffered a severe leg injury, police sources said. It was unclear whether her leg could be saved.

A security guard near the bridge’s north tower spotted the woman in the Hudson River around 5 p.m. and the crew of a nearby boat plucked her from the water at 5:07 p.m., said Port Authority spokesman Joseph Pentangelo.

The woman, who was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital, was alert on her way to the hospital, according to Port Authority officials.  More

Passenger describes how man caught fire and was sucked out of cabin at 14,000ft 

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Raccoon boards Toronto subway during morning rush

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

raccoonTORONTO – A raccoon in Toronto decided to join commuters on the subway on Tuesday morning.

The mischievous raccoon was spotted in a train car on the Yonge University subway line before it quickly exited, causing a four-minute service delay during the morning rush.

“We don’t know how or where the raccoon got onto the system,” he said.

The commission’s Twitter account also joked that the raccoon may have simply been attempting to skip out on its fare.  More

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Indiana home that was ‘portal to hell’ is torn down

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Date: February 3rd, 2016

garyThe residence, in Gary, Indiana, was destroyed two weeks by Zak Bagans, a host and producer of the show Ghost Adventures.

It was filmed for a documentary he plans to release later this year. 

Bagans bought the home back in 2014 for $35,000 after Latoya Ammons reported that she and her three children had been possessed by demons while living there, a claim which was later backed up by members of the local police department and workers from the Indiana Department of Child Services.  More

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