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HARD TO SWALLOW: How Many Duck Fetuses Can You Eat In 5 Minutes?

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.27.2012 | Weird News

If the idea of eating even one duck fetus seems hard to swallow, try eating 18 of them -- in five minutes. That's the number of "baluts" -- as they...

This Woman Is Guilty Of Punching A 70-year-old Walmart Cashier

AP | Posted 08.24.2012 | Crime

BATAVIA, N.Y. -- A western New York woman has been convicted of punching a 70-year-old Walmart cashier during a dispute over a receipt on Christmas Ev...

READ THE PIMP PLAN: 'Rules 2 Da Game Of Hoez' Uncovered

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.15.2012 | Crime

Pimpin' ain't easy. The sentiment was made clear Tuesday when New York officers released 10 pimp bylaws they seized while arresting alleged pimp St...

Cop Allegedly Grows Pot At Unlicensed Daycare

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.08.2012 | Weird News

This police officer's career may have gone up in smoke. Jamie Fanton, 29, is accused of growing marijuana and running an unlicensed daycare at his ...

WATCH: This Woman Goes Topless Everywhere In NYC

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.31.2012 | Weird News

When most people see Moira Johnston walking through the streets of New York, they probably aren't thinking "freedom fighter," they're thinking, "That ...

DOWN THE DRAIN: Thieves Fail In Pointless Bathroom Robbery

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.17.2012 | Weird News

To the casual obsever, a courthouse seems like the worst place to rob and a toilet seat seems the silliest thing to steal. Yet, two thieves in Kris...

Man Eats 61 Crickets In 60 Seconds (And Hates How The Legs Got Stuck In His Teeth)

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.16.2012 | Weird News

Does eating 61 crickets in a minute sound gross? Maybe, but it beats smoking, according to magician Richie Magic, who recently set a bugged-out wor...

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Groundhogs Caught Stealing American Flags From Civil War Vets' Graves

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.11.2012 | Weird News

Groundhogs already own Feb. 2, but that didn't stop a group of them in Hudson, N.Y., from trying to take over July 4 as well. For the last two year...

David Lohr

Out Of Hand Trailer Park Party: Police Allegedly Mooned, Threatened

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.03.2012 | Crime

From the looks of this mug shot, a New York man was likely seeing stars after police took him into custody for mooning officers earlier this week. ...

Big Apple Beset by Oddball Anti-Semitism

Tony Phillips | Posted 08.29.2012 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

In a metropolitan area with the world's second largest Jewish population, residents and visitors have endured a spate of recent anti-semitism not seen since Mel Gibson went to rehab, a variety of Jew-baiting that's strange by any standard.

David Moye

Pro-Swastika Banner Causes A Furor In New Jersey And Organizers Are Pleased

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 06.26.2012 | Weird News

The organizers of an international rally designed to improve the supposedly maligned reputation of the swastika expected to cause a furor when they hi...

David Moye

UFO Group Rallies To Repair The Image Of The Swastika

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 06.22.2012 | Weird News

As symbols that represent the worst of humanity go, the Nazi swastika is hard to beat, but members of a UFO group want everyone to look past the dark ...

WATCH: This Man Can Swallow A 3-foot-long Balloon Whole

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.16.2012 | Weird News

Some magic tricks are hard to believe, but Albert Cadabra has one that's hard even for him to swallow -- and he's the guy doing it. It requires Cad...

WATCH: 50 Valium And 206 Other Prescription Pills Spill From Woman's Crotch

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.07.2012 | Weird News

Some people get all the breaks. The one Andrea Amanatides got wasn't one she wanted. Before Amanatides, 38, was set to begin a six-month sentence f...

ANIMAL DUMPER? This Vet Is Accused Of Tossing Dead Pets On The Highway

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 05.29.2012 | Crime

HARRISON, N.Y. -- A New York veterinarian has been charged with dumping 35 euthanized pets alongside a highway. The Society for the Prevention of C...

No More Chocolate Behind Bars?

Posted 05.21.2012 | Crime

This news should definitely leave a bad taste in the mouths of New York city jailbirds: Junk food may soon be banned from jail cells. City official...

Got Helium? The Intrepid Needs A Lift

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 05.20.2012 | Weird News

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A helium shortage is threatening to deflate a western New York museum's plans for the July 4 launch of a manned balloon like the ones...

STRONG SENIORS: Will You Be Able To Do This At 93?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.14.2012 | Weird News

To say Tao Porchon-Lynch is an extraordinary yoga teacher isn't a stretch, considering she has fans all over the world. But what makes her truly am...

Butt Dials Make Up 40 Percent Of NYC's 911 Calls

Newser | Posted 07.19.2012 | Weird News

Calling 911 by accident can make you feel like an ass, but now comes a study suggesting that nearly 40 percent of New York City's 911 calls were "butt...

David Moye

VIDEO: Another Burn For Tanorexic Mom

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 05.09.2012 | Weird News

A Connecticut-based company is hoping to make green money off the tanned hide of Tanorexic Mom Patricia Krentcil. Herobuilders.com, which specializ...

Biker Clocked At 170 MPH On Highway

AP | Posted 05.04.2012 | Crime

RAVENA, N.Y. -- Authorities say a 25-year-old upstate New York man has been arrested after troopers clocked him driving his motorcycle at 170 mph on t...

Charlie Sheen Vs. New York Strip Club: The Battle Continues

TMZ | Posted 05.03.2012 | Weird News

Charlie Sheen is getting some serious push-back from an NYC strip club -- and not in the good way. Because Cheetah's Gentlemen's Club is refusing t...

Woman Allegedly Smacks Cop In Forehead With Pink Dildo

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.25.2012 | Weird News

She violated the penal law. Upstate New York police are buzzing with anger today after a woman threw a pink sex toy that hit an officer in the head...

Woman Admits Faking Cancer To Get Money For Wedding And Honeymoon

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | Crime

GOSHEN, N.Y. — A New York woman admitted Wednesday that she faked cancer to con donors out of money and services for her wedding and Caribbean h...

Original Titanic Launch Ticket Could Sell For $70,000 At Auction

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2012 | Weird News

NEW YORK, April 10 (Reuters) - A rare original launch ticket that could sell for up to $70,000 will be the highlight of an auction in New York of T...