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Woman, 87, Allegedly Forced To Sing For Pension Check

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.11.2013 | Weird News

Some people sing for their supper, but singing for a pension check was the last thing an 87-year-old South African wanted -- or expected. Ria van S...

Man Arrested With Nephew's Genitals In Wallet

Posted 11.08.2012 | Crime

A man in South Africa was reportedly found with his nephew's genitals in his wallet, in a bizarre case that will likely lead to murder charges for the...

Kill 60 Rats, Get A Cellphone

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.02.2012 | Weird News

Some people will do anything for a free phone, though killing 60 rats to get one seems pretty extreme. But so does the rat problem in an area of Jo...

WATCH: Man Skydives Naked To Protect Rhinos

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.18.2012 | Weird News

Steven Newman loves rhinos so much that he's willing to skydive in 10-degree weather -- naked -- to save them from poachers. When the 29-year-old g...

Courtroom Make Out Session Arouses Judge's Ire

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.18.2012 | Crime

Two robbers had an interesting reaction after being found guilty of theft: They started making out in the courtroom. The arresting courtroom scene ...

South African Man Escapes Zombies But Not Police

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2012 | Weird News

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African police have arrested a suspected fraudster for impersonating the award-winning traditional singer Khulekani Kwa...

Zulus Urged To Switch To Fake Fur

Newser.com | David Moye | Posted 01.09.2012 | Weird News

A leopard can't change its spots, but can South Africa's Zulus trade their traditional leopard-pelt adornments for a cheap knockoff? Conservation b...

Lee Speigel

UFOs Exist ... At Least On Google Earth, If You're Gullible

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 09.25.2011 | Weird News

At first glance, Google Earth has given us the smoking-gun UFO photos many of us have been waiting for all our lives. On second glance, it's back ...

Dead Man Waking: Alive After 21 Hours In Morgue Fridge

AP | By NASTASYA TAY | Posted 09.24.2011 | Weird News

JOHANNESBURG -- A South African man awoke to find himself in a morgue fridge – nearly a day after his family thought he had died, a health offic...

David Moye

World's Oldest Progeria Sufferer DJ/Artist Leon Botha Dies At 26

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

South African-based artist/ DJ Leon Botha packed a lot of life into his 26 years, despite suffering a genetic condition that caused his body to age pr...