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Ebola Virus As Seen As A Crop Circle

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.09.2014 | Weird News

Ebola is making its most visual, yet least dangerous mark on a field near Castagnaro, Italy. Artist Dario Gambarin specializes in artworks on crops...

Man Allegedly Adopted Cats So He Could Eat Them

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.30.2014 | Weird News

Chew on this: An Italian man who adopted at least 15 cats over a two-year period is now being accused of cooking and eating them. The man, identifi...

10 Surprising Things About Being An American In Italy

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Italy is one of the most beautiful, historical, delicious countries in the world. From ancient ruins in Rome to couture boutiques in Milan to cobblest...

MAMMA MIA!: Italian Pharmacists Threaten 'Viagra Strike'

AP | Posted 03.29.2012 | Weird News

MILAN -- Hospital pharmacists are threatening to cut Italians off from their Viagra unless the government amends its plans to reform professions that ...

Don't Die In Falciano Del Massico (It's Against The Law)

AP | Posted 03.13.2012 | Weird News

ROME -- Since the start of the month it has been illegal to die in Falciano del Massico, a village of 3,700 people some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from ...

Mystery Buyer Acquires Vatican.xxx Web Address

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2012 | Weird News

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican said on Wednesday an unknown buyer had snapped up the internet address vatican.xxx, a domain combining its name w...

Next Up For Silvio Berlusconi: Love Songs CD

Newser.com | David Moye | Posted 11.17.2011 | Weird News

Coming out on Tuesday is a CD of love songs penned by none other than former Italian prime minister and famed bunga bunga party thrower Silvio Berlusc...

Dolphins Beat Italian Swimming Champ In Race-off

AP | Posted 11.09.2011 | Weird News

TORVAIANICA, Italy -- Italian swimmer Filippo Magnini once ruled the pool in the 100 meter freestyle, but on Thursday he met his match dolphin-style. ...

Ben Muessig

PHOTOS: Miss Cicciona Pageant 2011 And Other Plus-Sized Beauty Pageant

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 09.27.2011 | Weird News

Beauty comes in all sizes. And so do beauty pageants. For more than two decades, the groundbreaking Miss Cicciona pageant has turned heads in Italy...

WATCH: World's Largest Mojito Mixed

Posted 09.17.2011 | Weird News

It's not just a mojito -- it's the "mojitisimo." Liquor-lovers in Italy have concocted the world's largest glass of mojito, according to the Guinne...

Largest Find Of Roman Excrement Could Reveal Secrets Of Ancient Life

BBC.co.uk | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Archaeologists have been discovering how Romans lived 2,000 years ago, by studying what they left behind in their sewers. A team of experts has been s...

Move Over Nessie! Meet The Other Monsters Lurking In Europe's Lakes

Fortean Times | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Everyone knows about the Loch Ness Monster -- but what about the strange beast allegedly spotted in Italy's Lake Como? Three fisherman claim they s...