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New Species Accepted In NY Pet Cemeteries: Humans

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.19.2014 | Weird News

Pet cemeteries in New York state could soon be getting a human touch, thanks to a new regulation that makes it legal for pet owners to be buried with ...

Kayaker Says He Was Attacked By Beaver

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.18.2014 | Weird News

All Michael Cavanaugh wanted to do was spend a nice day kayaking on a creek in upstate New York. But his day was ruined when an angry beaver attack...

Man Who Dresses As Spider-Man On Trial For Hitting Woman

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.17.2014 | Weird News

NEW YORK (AP) — The episode isn't among Spider-Man's biggest hits: the superhero vs. the snow-wielding mom. One of the costumed characters who roam...

Beef Jerky Abe Lincoln Is Honestly Amazing

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.11.2014 | Weird News

Finally, a presidential story with some meat to it. June 12 marks the third annual National Jerky Day, and in honor of the day, Jack Link's beef je...

Does This Statue Look Like Art To You? Didn't Think So

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.10.2014 | Weird News

If art is supposed to inspire an emotional reaction, then a 30-foot-tall aluminum statue installed in the Hamptons has succeeded in its goal. It's ...

Bigfoot Unveiling Turns Into Huge Toe Job

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.09.2014 | Weird News

Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, the world's most terrifying creature -- Bigfoot -- has arrived in New York City...sort of. With little ...

Apparently, More Than One Artist Is Bedazzling Dog Poo In New York City

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 05.20.2014 | Arts

Decorated dog feces is apparently emerging as a new art form in Brooklyn -- and sparking a bit of a power struggle over who rightfully owns the peculi...

There's Not Enough Money In The World To Settle This Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.20.2014 | Crime

A Manhattan man raised his pinky to his lips and sued New York City, a bakery, two local hospitals, Kmart and a "Latina" dog owner for two undecillion...

Naked Cowboy Gets Underwear Line

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 07.02.2014 | Weird News

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a natural fit. Fruit of the Loom is launching its new boxer briefs for men with the help of Times Square favorite the Naked Cow...

Passenger Had Cocaine-filled Meat

AP | Posted 04.07.2014 | Weird News

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a man arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport attempted to bring in more than seven pounds of cocaine — ...

COCKY REVENGE: Real Estate Mogul Allegedly Paints Penises In Ex's Home

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.27.2014 | Crime

When New York real estate mogul Sean Ludwick discovered his ex was dating someone else, he allegedly did something ballsy. Authorities said Ludwic...

UNCIVIL WAR: Man Fires Cannon At Neighbors Repeatedly

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.15.2013 | Weird News

I do declare, this gentleman is the craziest neighbor this side of the Mason-Dixon. Victims say 52-year-old Brian Malta, of Kiatone, N.Y., fired hi...

Thief Snatches 70-Foot-Long Mobile Home From Diner

AP | Posted 10.06.2013 | Weird News

HAMPTON, N.Y. -- HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Police in a rural upstate New York town are looking for a 70-foot-long mobile home that was stolen from a dine...

GOTH LOVE: Woman Meets True Love In A Graveyard

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.02.2013 | Weird News

Hopefully, meeting your loved one in a graveyard comes after a long relationship. In the case of self-proclaimed goth Lauren Anderson, the relation...

David Moye

Feline Elvis Dies At Age 9; Owner Is All Shook Up

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 07.12.2013 | Weird News

Elvis has left the building ... on all fours. Feline Elvis -- a Savannah cat who wore Elvis Presley-styled outfits at cat shows to help raise mo...

Man Allegedly Pooped In Holland Tunnel Booth

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.25.2013 | Weird News

There are two basic, but contradictory rules of life: "There's a time and place for everything," and "When you gotta go, you gotta go." Kevin Nam w...

Drunken, Wasted Lawnmower Becomes Instant Celebrity (And He Hates It)

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.17.2013 | Weird News

Everyone knows a story about a drunk driver who mows someone down. Scott E. McKenzie was just mowing. Kenzie, 26, of Oakfield, N.Y., was pulled ove...

Ear Chopped Off During Machete Attack At Cookout: Cops

AP | Posted 04.10.2013 | Weird News

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Authorities say a New York ex-convict lopped off part of a man's ear with a 3-foot machete during a cookout. Police say the...

WATCH: Underwear Bandit Pilfers Panties

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.05.2013 | Weird News

The women in a New York apartment building have a valid reason for getting their panties in a bunch. Someone is stealing their underwear from the l...

Lee Speigel

You've Heard Of Crop Circles, But What Are These Mystery Ice Rings?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 03.26.2013 | Weird News

Crop circles in a pond? That's the first impression one might have thought upon seeing the mysterious impressions that formed in the cold water in Ede...

Man Goes 'Eagle Surfing' On NYC's Chrysler Building

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.20.2013 | Weird News

Are you afraid of heights? If so, this video may give you vertigo. Moses Gates, a guy who goes exploring in forgotten urban areas, climbs out on th...

Woman Calls 911 To Report 'Abandoned Baby' - A Puppy Baby

Posted 03.15.2013 | Weird News

Police in Staten Island, N.Y. received a call from a woman Tuesday afternoon reporting an "abandoned baby" outside her home, and were less than amused...

Mom Disrupts School Assembly By Stripping, Cops Say

AP | Posted 02.15.2013 | Weird News

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Police say a mother who got on stage and started to strip during an upstate New York school assembly is facing child endangerment and ...

Woman Tries To Burn Down Home With Exploding Lube While Boyfriend Sleeps Inside: Cops

Posted 02.14.2013 | Weird News

This will probably cause some friction. Sadie Robinson, 29, allegedly tried to burn down the Warrensburg, N.Y. apartment she shares with her boyfri...

Tupperware Drag Queen Is North America's Top Salesman, Er, Saleswoman

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.11.2013 | Weird News

If you see Robert Suchan on the street, you might not guess that this strapping, 6-foot, 5-inch man is North America's top Tupperware salesman. Tha...