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Woman Mugged On TV While Giving Interview On Street Crime (VIDEO)

Posted 04.11.2014 | Weird News

Talk about mugging for the camera. A Rio de Janeiro woman was getting interviewed about street crime by Brazil's RJTV when a man ran up and attempt...

Bodybuilder Admits His 29-Inch Biceps Are Fake

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.19.2014 | Weird News

When Brazilian bodybuilder Arlindo de Souza flexes his biceps, he looks like a modern-day Hercules. Truth is, he's not as strong as his 29-inch bic...

David Lohr

WATCH: Man Allegedly Caught Molesting Mannequin

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.04.2014 | Weird News

The expression "different strokes for different folks" could be aptly applied to the case of a Brazilian man who was reportedly caught on camera havin...

2 Crop Circles Crop Up On The Same Day

Lee Speigel | Posted 11.20.2013 | Weird News

Two crop circles recently appeared near the town of Ipuacu in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. What makes this even more interesting is that the...

Harpooned Teen Travels 195 Miles To Hospital

Posted 04.12.2013 | Weird News

A Brazilian teen confused his brother with a fish and harpooned him in the face, prompting a 195-mile canoe journey toward the nearest hospital. Th...

HARD DAY'S NIGHT: Police Arrest 3 John Lennons

Posted 02.05.2013 | Weird News

They couldn't just give peace a chance. Police in Brazil are going through a bad case of Beatlemania after arresting three people -- and finding on...

David Moye

Catarina Migliorini: Still A Virgin, But Now A Playmate? (NSFW PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 12.26.2012 | Weird News

Two months ago, Catarina Migliorini was auctioning off her virginity to help impoverished children. Now, she's selling nude pictures to Playboy, an...

WATCH: All Hail Brazil's Best Butt

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.05.2012 | Weird News

The eyes of the world are on Carine Felizardo these days -- but not her very pretty face. Felizardo, a curvy Jessica Simpson-lookalike from the Bra...

Woman Allegedly Dies After Being Injected With Soup

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.16.2012 | Weird News

A woman suffering from a stroke was allegedly injected with soup. Ilda Vitor Maciel of Rio de Janeiro died Sept. 28 at the age of 88 and her family...

Politician Allegedly Offers Drugs For Votes

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.12.2012 | Weird News

How low can politics go when a Brazilian candidate is accused of helping voters get high? Carme Cristina Lima, 32, who was campaigning for council...

Boy Wakes Up During Own Funeral

www.newser.com | Posted 06.07.2012 | Weird News

A Brazilian boy's funeral did not go as planned for his family when their son woke up mid-ceremony -- but only long enough to ask for a drink of water...

Gender Bender Escapes Prison

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.18.2012 | Weird News

He thought jail was a real drag. Brazilian prisoner and alleged drug trafficker Ronaldo Silva recently attempted to escaped his lockup in his wife'...

WATCH: This Urinal Could Piss Off Guitar Players

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 04.09.2012 | Weird News

It used to be that it took a lot of hard work to be a guitar whiz. Now, all it takes is a urinal. A Brazilian company called -- you guessed it! --...

Meet The Psychic Surgeon Of Brazil

AP | MARCO SIBAJA | Posted 05.25.2012 | Weird News

ABADIANIA, Brazil — John of God grabs what looks like a kitchen knife from a silver tray and appears to scrape it over the right eye of a believ...

Fake Batman To Fight Real Crime

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 03.11.2012 | Weird News

Batman does a good job of protecting Gotham City in the comics, so why can't he do the job in real life? You probably have a different answer to th...

WATCH: Bank Robber Shoots Himself In The Foot

Posted 03.26.2012 | Weird News

Talk about the gang that couldn't shoot straight: A clumsy Brazilian bank robber is caught on videotape shooting himself in the foot while guarding th...

David Moye

Why So Many Conjoined Births? (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 12.27.2011 | Weird News

The birth last week of Jesus and Emanuel -- conjoined twins from northern Brazil with two heads on one body -- became a worldwide sensation. Howeve...

The Great Grain Robbery: Thieves Steal 55 Tons Of Corn From Moving Train

AP | Posted 02.10.2012 | Weird News

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Police in Brazil's southeastern Sao Paulo state are investigating the theft of 50 metric tons (55 U.S. tons) of corn from a moving t...

Lee Speigel

WATCH: Brazil ET Video Claims To Be The Real Deal (Don't Bet Your Spaceship On It)

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.22.2011 | Weird News

An extraterrestrial is seen in a Brazilian rainforest and arches its back conveniently right in front of a group of children being filmed. Well, we...

Brazilian Sleeps In Coffin To Honor His Friend

AP | Posted 10.18.2011 | Weird News

SAO PAULO -- Every Friday night for 23 years, Zeli Rossi has traded his bed in Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais for a coffin. Rossi tells ...

Brazil Prison Uses Geese As Alarm System

AP | Posted 10.11.2011 | Weird News

SAO PAULO -- An overcrowded prison in northeastern Brazil has added a new layer of security against escapes: two geese. Sobral prison warden Wellingt...

Sao Paulo Council Calls For Heterosexual Pride Day

AP | Posted 10.04.2011 | World

SAO PAULO -- The city council of South America's biggest city has adopted legislation calling for a Heterosexual Pride Day to be celebrated on the thi...

'Dead' Baby Cries Before Burial

AP | Posted 10.03.2011 | Weird News

SAO PAULO — A newborn girl was saved from being buried alive when she started crying at a funeral home, but she died Wednesday after being rushe...

David Moye

WATCH: Brazil's Magnet Boy Attracts Skeptics

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

A Brazilian boy who is wowing millions with his supposed ability to make metal objects stick to his chest may simply be a hoax, experts say. Recent...

David Moye

Brazilian Woman Legally Entitled To Masturbate At Work

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

In a decision that can only be described as touchy, a Brazilian judge has reportedly ruled that a 36-year-old female accountant can legally masturbate...