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A Higher Purpose

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 07.20.2014 | Good News
Lawrence D. Elliott

The day before, I'd lost twenty dollars and it really bothered me. But on this new day, it was no longer important. In fact, I didn't feel right keeping it.

Cebu City, My Lost Wallet and the Kindness of Humanity

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Humanity is us and when we give up on the kindness of people, in many ways we give up on ourselves and worse, we gradually allow ourselves to do the very things that we so loathed at the start.

Brothers Foaming At Mouth At Elementary School Were Tripping On LSD

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Weird News

EASTON, Pa. — A prosecutor says two Pennsylvania brothers who were rushed to a hospital in September inadvertently took liquid LSD from a bottle...

Daughter Turns In Fugitive Dad, Hiding In Attic

AP | Posted 03.24.2012 | Crime

MASSENA, N.Y. -- Kids say the darndest things, especially when daddy is trying to hide from the police. State police say troopers went to John Colby'...

Farmer Gets Back His Stolen Bunnies

AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portland police say more than a dozen rabbits reported stolen the night before a rabbit-cooking class have been returned by bunny ad...

Titanic Auction: Largest Trove Of Artifacts From Infamous Shipwreck To Be Sold

AP | By STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 12.29.2011 | Weird News

RICHMOND, Va. -- The owner of the largest trove of artifacts salvaged from the Titanic is putting the vast collection up for auction as a single lot i...

VIDEO: Coffin Floats In Louisiana Pond After Flood

Posted 12.28.2011 | Weird News

Flooding in Louisiana washed a casket away from its burial place and into a murky pond where it was found by workers cleaning up a nearby cemetery. ...

Amazing Beach Find: Lobster Tag Lost In 'Perfect Storm' Washes Up In Ireland

AP | Posted 12.03.2011 | Weird News

COHASSET, Mass. -- A tag from a lobster pot that was swept off the New England sea floor two decades ago during what came to be known as "The Perfect ...

The Diet Of Worms -- Man Lost In Woods Survives On Creepy Crawlies

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Weird News

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A man who became separated from his friends in dense forest during a squirrel hunting trip in western Tennessee says he ate worms an...

'Dead Man' Arrested

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 09.21.2011 | Weird News

LAS VEGAS — A former Chicago commodities broker who disappeared amid gambling and marital problems 32 years ago and was later declared legally d...

That's A Load Of Bull: Women Denies Cattle Semen Extortion Plot

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

An Ohio woman stole a valuable container of frozen bull semen from her former employer and planned to use the pilfered seed to extort her ex-boss, pro...

End Of Doggone Mystery

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

ROGERS, Ark. — A dog that went missing seven years ago in northwest Arkansas soon will be reunited with her original owner after living under a ...

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...

Hope Is Lost: Relic of Patron Saint Of Lost Causes Stolen From Calif. Church

AP | By RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 08.14.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A 780-year-old religious relic of St. Anthony of Padua has been stolen, and parishioners at a Southern California Catholic church are p...

What A Find! After 14 Years, New Mexico Finds $30K Engagement Ring

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

SANTA FE, N.M. -- A woman in New Mexico has been reunited with a $30,000 diamond engagement ring that she lost while making dinner in 1997. Santa F...

Box Labeled 'Grandma's Urn' Left At Goodwill Store

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

FENTON, Mich. -- State police in Michigan are trying to find who left what appear to be a grandmother's cremated remains in an urn at a Goodwill store...

Huge Dolphin Statue Arrives On Porpoise In Recycling Plant

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

If you recently lost a 300-pound dolphin statue, you might want to call the Cape Coral, Fl. police. The cops are looking for the rightful owner of...

No Weigh: Lady Justice Denied Her Scale In Brisbane

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

There's justice in Brisbane, she just no longer has her scale. At the Supreme Court, Lady Justice's scales have disappeared, the Courier Mail repo...