Washington high school awards ceremony includes profanity, sex toys and priest jokes

A Washington high school awards presentation included foul language, sex jokes and toys prompting the Bellingham High School drama teacher has issued a formal apology after her awards ceremony upset and enraged a parent who contacted the local press. “I sat there with my mouth open in shock and the final straw was when a joke […] …read more  More...

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By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Logan Airport plane fire was a training exercise

The image of a burning plane at Logan Airport was shared over social media raising concerns across social media, but turned out to be Massport training exercise. The Massachusetts Port Authority confirmed to Boston.com More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Japan to build ‘giant ice wall’ to slow Fukushima’s radioactive groundwater

Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) plans to build the gigantic ice wall to stall the spread of radioactive material around the Fukushima nuclear power plant. The Nuclear Regulation Authority has given the go ahead More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Sharks and fish tagged with sensors to help scientists predict hurricanes

Fifty sharks, tuna, tarpon and billfish have been tagged and fitted with satellite-linked sensors to reportedly help track water temperatures, a method that they claim will help improve hurricane forecasting says More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Richard Newman arrested for stealing excavator and destroying mobile home

A California man was arrested for destroying a mobile home with a stolen excavator says police. The amusing headlines implied he was “playing demolition derby” or Friday’s tagline that he “couldn’t More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Angel’s Mike Trout helps Tim Moraski, New Jersey teen, get a prom date

Mike Trout, an All-Star outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels, has become one of the most popular players in baseball. Trout can now add matchmaker to his resume as matchmaker. Trout, originally from New Jersey, More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, March 15th, 2014
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North Korea zoo features Yorkshire terriers, dalmations and guinea pigs

While the National Zoo in Washington DC features the Giant Panda and the Toronto Zoo has a great polar bear exhibit, the Central Zoo in Pyongyang has just received it’s latest attraction–Yorkshire terriers. Apparently More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Sean Carl Payne, drunk Texas man, has to be held up for mugshot photo

A Texas man was allegedly too drunk for his mugshot. Sean Carl Payne held up for mugshot Sean Carl Payne, age 35, of Humble, Texas was accused of public intoxication outside Shamrock’s Bar last Thursday, according More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Michael Jackson looking bird poop removed from auction site

From STRANGE NEWS: The owner of the enigmatic bird droppings dubbed the “King of Plop” has pulled the plug on the online auction Monday, in which one lucky bidder had the opportunity to walk away with a unique More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Kristen Sabella, Florida woman arrested after domestic fight, she stabs the dog and man’s SUV

From STRANGE NEWS: The dog days of summer must have been too much for one Florida woman, who was arrested Sunday following an altercation with her boyfriend which started over a set of keys. Paramount Pictures Kristin More...