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Lee Speigel

We're About To Learn A Lot More About Area 51

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 05.21.2014 | Weird News

When the National Atomic Testing Museum of Las Vegas opened its "Area 51: Myth or Reality" exhibit two years ago, it became an instant hit. It wasn't ...

Who's Looking For ET Now? Government Shutdown Slams Area 51

Lee Speigel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Weird News

The government shutdown affects federal employees all over the country, even those at America's favorite top secret military base, Area 51. Las Veg...

Gridiron Great To Cookie Monster: O.J. Simpson Allegedly Caught Stealing Gooey Goodies

David Lohr | Posted 09.26.2013 | Weird News

O.J. Simpson found out how the cookie crumbles when he was allegedly caught stealing gooey goodies from a Nevada prison cafeteria. The former gridi...

Lee Speigel

Area 51 Dogfight: Ex-Navy Pilot's Encounter With Soviet MiGs Over UFO Hotspot

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 09.03.2013 | Weird News

When the CIA recently -- finally -- released a declassified report confirming the existence of the once-mythical Nevada military base known as Area 51...

Lee Speigel

CIA Says Area 51 Is Real, Where Spy Planes Were Mistaken For UFOs

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 08.21.2013 | Weird News

Once upon a time, Area 51 didn't exist. Now, apparently, it does. And it's still one of the most secret places in America. After decades of denial,...

Woman Allegedly Faked Marriage To Deceased Racecar Driver

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | Weird News

LAS VEGAS — A Las Vegas woman has been accused of forging a marriage certificate so she could keep her racecar-driving boyfriend's possessions a...

Man So Angry With Pastor He Crashed Car Into Church: Cops

AP | Posted 06.25.2013 | Weird News

HENDERSON, Nev. — A Las Vegas man is behind bars after police say he became so enraged at being turned away from speaking with a pastor that he ...

Lee Speigel

BBC Film Crew Breaks The Law By Breaching Gates At Area 51: EXCLUSIVE

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 10.14.2012 | Weird News

A BBC film crew was detained after it breached the back gate of the top secret military facility known as Area 51 while filming a new documentary abou...

TAKING A GAMBLE: This Mountain Lion Invaded A Reno Casino

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 08.24.2012 | Weird News

RENO, Nev. -- An underage mountain lion has been caught after trying to slip into a casino in downtown Reno, Nev., ahead of the breakfast rush. Nevad...

Moviegoer Shoots Self In The Butt During 'Bourne'

AP | Posted 08.15.2012 | Weird News

SPARKS, Nev. -- Police say a man accidentally shot himself in the buttocks at a Nevada movie theater during a showing of "The Bourne Legacy." Police ...

David Lohr

Mike Tyson Started The Zombie Apocalypse 15 Years Ago Today

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.02.2012 | Weird News

With the recent rash of zombie-esque crimes grabbing headlines around the world, HuffPost Weird News would be remiss if we forgot to recognize the ann...

David Moye

BUY AMERICAN: Brothel Owner Says Secret Service Agents Should Only Hire U.S. Hookers

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 04.17.2012 | Weird News

The Secret Service is taking a lot of heat after 11 members of the president’s advance team were accused of misconduct in a brothel in Cartagena, Co...

Lee Speigel

Russian Roswell UFO Debris Prepared For The Public At Vegas Area 51 Exhibit: Exclusive

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 03.27.2012 | Weird News

When the Area 51 exhibit officially opens today at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas, visitors will see something that may startle them:...

Lee Speigel

Debris From 'Russian Roswell' UFO Controversy To Be Unveiled At First-Ever Area 51 Exhibit

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 03.20.2012 | Weird News

Area 51 has been called the most secret place on Earth that never existed. And for a long time, that was true. On March 26, the Smithsonian-affilia...

WATCH: Robots Can Apply For Driver's Licenses In Nevada

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 03.02.2012 | Weird News

Nevada allows gambling, prostitution and, now, robot driver's licenses. As of March 1, the state allows robot researchers to apply for a special li...

'Good Karma' Helps Marine Win $2.9M Jackpot

AP | Posted 02.26.2012 | Weird News

LAS VEGAS -- Marine Cpl. Alexander Degenhardt is crediting karma for landing a $2.9 million progressive slot jackpot in Las Vegas. "They asked me if ...

The Best Places To See A UFO

TruTV.com | Posted 04.25.2012 | Weird News

Want to hang out with aliens or just see a flying saucer? Well, you should head to Elk River, Minn., or Colares Island, Brazil, which are known to ...

David Moye

WATCH: Mustang Ranch Brothel Seeks To Become 'Ritz-Carlton Of Whorehouses'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 01.20.2012 | Weird News

If you build it, they will come. We're not talking about a baseball diamond in the middle of an Iowa cornfield, we're talking about a legal brothel...

Pimpin' For Paul: Brothel Endorses Ron Paul For President

Posted 01.03.2012 | Weird News

Could "Pimpin' For Paul" push the Ron Paul campaign to the top? As the primary season kicks into high gear, Nevada's Moonlite BunnyRanch brothel an...

Man Killed By Nevada Deputy Near Own Burial Plot

AP | By SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 12.09.2011 | Crime

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. -- A man whose wife had recently died was only a few feet away from his own tombstone in a family burial plot when he pointed a loa...

Groomzilla Arrested For Allegedly Throwing Mom Out Of Wedding

AP | Posted 12.24.2011 | Weird News

MINDEN, Nev. -- A Nevada man faces misdemeanor charges after authorities say he carried his mother out of a church when she arrived to stop his weddin...

David Moye

WATCH: Kickball World Championships: Inside America's Sport Of The Future?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 12.06.2011 | Weird News

This weekend, most sports fans will be focused on football games, Major League Baseball playoffs and the status of the upcoming NBA season. However...

Lee Speigel

Area 51 Conspiracy Theories Getting Too Wild For UFO Believers

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.08.2011 | Weird News

A bestselling book on Area 51 is so controversial that it has shocked even its sources with an outrageous claim that the infamous Roswell, N.M., UFO c...

David Lohr

'Batman' Beatdown On The Las Vegas Strip (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2012 | Weird News

Fight fans in Las Vegas last weekend were drawn to the WBO welterweight title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Sugar Shane Mosley at the famous MGM Gr...