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How Did That Seal Get On That Car Dashboard?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.31.2013 | Weird News

A Scottish seal is getting the seal of approval for the clever way it handled itself during a recent storm. The six-month old pup was found wanderi...

'Polite Vandal' Found Guilty Of Mildly Insulting Graffiti

AP | Posted 01.18.2013 | Weird News

LONDON -- A British professor who specializes in cities and urban life has been convicted of damaging luxury cars with graffiti that was surprisingly ...

Dentures Lodged In Woman's Throat For 9 Weeks, Doctors Don't Notice

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 01.17.2013 | Weird News

This story is a mouthful. Nermin Keating, 75, of Braintree, Essex, accidentally swallowed her top dentures of 11 teeth in early November 2012, the...

WATCH: Double-Decker Bus Gets Fits For Olympics

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.28.2012 | Weird News

For the next two weeks, London will be the home of some of the world's fittest athletes -- and the world's fittest bus. The bus in question is a vi...

Boy Finds Live Grenade On Easter Egg Hunt

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.09.2012 | Weird News

An army bomb squad rushed to an Easter egg hunt in England on Sunday after a 3-year-old boy found a live hand grenade. Eagle-eyed Stuart Moffatt, ...

Bride Postpones Wedding So Pet Lizard Can Get Chemo

Posted 03.22.2012 | Weird News

Call her the anti-bridezilla. A British woman postponed her wedding so she could use the money to treat her cancer-stricken pet lizard. Forced...

Incredible Pen Still Works After 25 Years In Woman's Stomach

Posted 12.20.2011 | Weird News

Twenty-five years ago, a woman told her husband and general practitioner that she accidentally swallowed a felt-tip pen. They didn't believe her at th...

Teacher Tormented Ex-Boyfriend With Stolen Baby Pictures On Facebook

Posted 11.29.2011 | Weird News

A teacher who tricked her former beau into thinking he was a father by e-mailing him pictures of someone else's baby has been kicked out of the classr...

Shark Drags Kayaker For Half A Mile

Posted 11.28.2011 | Weird News

Every once in a while a dull, monotonous activity like fishing can suddenly become a heart-pounding adventure. Take Rupert Kirkwood, a 51-year-old ...

Facebook More Important Than Toilets That Flush To British

techland.time.com | David Moye | Posted 11.14.2011 | Weird News

A new study by the London Science Museum, has discovered that more Britons would prefer to live without a flushing toilet than abandon Facebook. ...

2 1/2 Pound Chihuahua Turned Sheepdog 'Can Do It All'

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

LONDON -- Nancy's not your typical sheepdog. This once mangy Chihuahua was brought into a London animal home two years ago with a skin disease so s...

Michelangelo's David Called Offensive In Britain

Posted 08.28.2011 | Weird News

What passes for art in Italy is too risque for residents of Stamford, England. Neighbors complained that a remake of Michaelangelo's "David" was in...

Lee Speigel

Mystery River Creatures Surface On Both Sides Of The Atlantic

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Was it an unknown marine monster that raised its head above the surface of the River Mersey in England on May 25? And what was the mysterious 7-foot-l...

Stephen Hawking: 'There Is No Heaven'

AP | Posted 07.26.2011 | Weird News

LONDON -- Famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking finds no room for heaven in his vision of the cosmos. In an interview published Monday in The...