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Wait Until You See Mr. Peanut's Nutty New Ride

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.16.2014 | Weird News

Oscar Mayer's Wienermobile is better known, but Mr. Peanut has a nutty car of his own: The NUTmobile. Planters Peanuts is unveiling two peanut-...

Would-Be Carjacker Gets Locked In Victim's Garage: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.04.2014 | Weird News

An accused would-be carjacker is in jail after the victim locked him in her garage before he could steal the car. Andre Bacon, 21, allegedly entere...

TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT: Tropical Testicle-Eating Fish Found Far From Home

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.06.2013 | Weird News

Fisherman Jim DePersia thought he found a piranha in the waters of Cedar Lake, Ill., but it was something almost as nutty: A testicle-eating fish call...

Convicted Bird Stabber Sentenced

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.02.2013 | Crime

On the list of bird-brained crimes, stabbing a cockatiel is probably top of the list. Illinois Judge Robert Kleeman agrees, which is why he sentenc...

Man Call Cops For Help, Gets Arrested

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.14.2013 | Weird News

This wasn't the sort of help Christopher A. Pilarski was looking for. The 38-year-old man stayed late Thursday night at the Goodenow Grove Nature P...

UP IN SMOKE: Alleged Pot Grower Lit Bonfire To Keep Plants Warm

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.11.2012 | Weird News

Daniel Selmon wanted to protect his plants from a fall frost so he lit a bonfire to keep them warm. The problem for him is that the plants were all...

Teen Caught Smoking Pot Outside Police Chief's House

Posted 10.09.2012 | Chicago

Maximilian G. Salling should consider the neighbors, next time he's going to get high in public. The 18-year-old, from Montgomery, Ill., was recent...

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 ...

Chicago Man Gets Stuck In Elevator Twice In One Day

Posted 02.07.2012 | Weird News

Going down? Firefighters rescued a man from a trapped elevator early Monday morning -- only to see him get stuck in a second elevator just moments ...

AMAZING X-RAYS: Nail In Brain, Knife Through Eye Socket And More

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 03.22.2012 | Weird News

The 3-and-a-half-inch nail pulled from a Chicago man's head turned doctors at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., into heroes -- and mad...

Airline Ribs Blagojevich With 'Seat-selling Sale'

AP | Posted 12.09.2011 | Weird News

CHICAGO -- He's been a pitchman for pistachios and a contestant on "Celebrity Apprentice." Now, ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has become the un...

David Moye

Chicago Restaurant Sets Record With 47-Foot Bratwurst (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.18.2011 | Weird News

A German restaurant in Chicago wanted a world record in the “wurst” way -- and they succeeded -- with a 47-foot, three-inch bratwurst. The Berg...