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Teen Finds 17-Ounce Gold Bar While Swimming In German Alpine Lake

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 08.12.2015 | Weird News

BERLIN (AP) — A teenager has made an unexpected find while swimming in a lake in the German Alps: a 500-gram (17.6-ounce) bar of gold. Police s...

Rescue Mission For 'Lifeless Body' Finds Papa Smurf Balloon

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.19.2015 | Weird News

Someone really blue it. When a train passenger in Dusseldorf, Germany, saw a dead "bearded man in a blue coat and red trousers" near the railroad t...

Model Says She's Really Pumped About Her Refillable Breast Implants

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.06.2015 | Weird News

In 2012, Martina Big had a high-flying career as a flight attendant, but the job didn't get her as pumped up as she'd like. “Many think a flight ...

Was Roswell UFO Crash A Secret Nazi Aircraft?

lee speigel | Posted 10.31.2014 | Weird News

The Roswell, New Mexico, UFO crash of 1947 was the result of -- here it comes, wait for it -- top secret Nazi technology. No alien spacecraft, no alie...

Moose Strolls Through Office Building

AP | Posted 08.25.2014 | Weird News

BERLIN (AP) — Maybe he got hungry? A moose on the loose in the eastern German city of Dresden evaded capture before getting stuck inside an offic...

Lee Speigel

WATCH: Triangle UFO Leaves Questions In Its Wake

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 08.07.2014 | Weird News

When a UFO video seems too good to be true -- is it? We've pointed out many times how difficult it is to identify hoaxes among UFO photos and video...

Breast Implants Won't Keep This Woman Off Police Force

AP | Posted 03.04.2014 | Weird News

BERLIN (AP) — A German court has ruled that a prospective Berlin police recruit's breast implants cannot legally be used as grounds to keep her off ...

Farting Cows Make Barn Explode

AP | Posted 01.28.2014 | Weird News

BERLIN (AP) — A herd of dairy cows nearly lifted the roof off their barn in central Germany when methane released by the animals caused an explosion...

Drunken Man Found Asleep On Horse

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.31.2013 | Weird News

A German man who fell asleep while on horseback ended up having an "unsaddling" experience. The unidentified 26-year-old man was staggering around...

Lee Speigel

WATCH: UFOs Videotaped With Night Vision

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 09.27.2013 | Weird News

Three UFOs were videotaped over Wittenberge, Germany, on the night of Sept. 18, and reportedly clearly captured on a camera using full zoom and night ...

Bet You've Never Seen A Carpool Like This!

David Lohr | Posted 07.29.2013 | Weird News

What apparently started out as a unique plan to beat the mid-summer heat could land a young man in hot water with German police. According to an in...

Obscure Genere Rocked By New Version Of Milli Vanilli Scandal

Reuters | Posted 01.07.2013 | Weird News

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German-language folk group famed for their Alpine brass band sound and cheerful style have been faking the music on their albums ...

Man Shocked By Dominatrix's Little Secret

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.05.2012 | Weird News

A German man who thought he was purchasing an S&M session with a female dominatrix was hit with a shocking suprise when he showed up at the door: She ...

Dominatrix Sued For Pain; Will She Beat The Rap?

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Weird News

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German court has ordered a dominatrix to pay 200 euros ($260) to a local charity as a penance after a client accused her of hurti...

German Teen Sells Mom's Jewels For Brothel Visit

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Weird News

BERLIN (Reuters) - A 14-year-old German teenager took his mother's jewellery worth between 2,000 and 3,000 euros ($2,500-$3,800) and pawned it for 300...

Sweet Dreams: Hotel Installs Sensors In Beds To Make Art

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.01.2012 | Weird News

Robots are invading every part of human life -- even the bedroom. But not in the way you think, at least not at the Ibis Hotels chain, which is ins...

GRAVE ERROR: Woman Discovers Mom's Skull Above Ground At Cemetery

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.18.2012 | Weird News

Claudia Schmitt held a funeral for her mother just three weeks ago, but now has to go through it again: the cemetery forgot to bury her mom's skull. ...

WATCH: At World Snuff Championships, Not Everyone Is Up To Snuff

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.11.2012 | Weird News

People who aggressively stuff powder up their noses are called a lot of things, but rarely "world champions," unless of course you're talking about co...

FISH FAKER FINGERED: German Man Faces Prison For Fake Fishing

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.30.2012 | Crime

All Alexander Donniger wanted to do was convince his kids he was a good fisherman. Instead, Austrian officials are convinced he's a poacher -- even...

OH RATS! Hamelin, Germany, Once Again Faces Rat Infestation Years After Pied Piper Split

AP | Posted 05.25.2012 | Weird News

BERLIN -- The German city of Hamelin may be in need of another Pied Piper – it seems the rats are back. City officials say a popular fountain h...

Peeing Swimmers Accused Of Killing 500 Fish

Newser.com | Posted 07.14.2012 | Weird News

It's a pisser. Swimmers who pee in a lake could be responsible for the death of 500 fish. Experts believe a significant amount of urine in popular...

HAIRY SITUATION: German Beard Championship Avoids A Close Shave

Posted 04.23.2012 | Weird News

Beard-growing as a sport is growing even bigger than the beards that are competing. At least it is in Germany, where 163 facially hirsute men showe...

Actor Arrested For Heist He Reenacted On TV

Newser.com | Posted 06.23.2012 | Weird News

The good news: Aaron Defant did a really good job portraying a German jewel thief in a television reenactment of the heist. The bad news: His imper...

Beekeepers Stung By Rash Of Hive Thefts

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 04.10.2012 | Weird News

German authorities are having a honey of a time trying to find out who is stealing beehives. In recent weeks, at least two entire hives were stolen...

CAMPUS CALLBOYS: German College Students Promise Coeds Good Grades For Good Sex

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.06.2012 | Weird News

Generations of male college students have put their collective brain power toward one common goal: Figuring out a way to get female coeds to have nonc...