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Russian Cops Ban Short Skirts After Skirts Get Too Short

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.26.2014 | Weird News

In Russian police force, uniform modifies you! Or at least the public's perception of you. That is the principal argument behind the Russian Inter...

Argument Over Literary Forms Turns Deadly in Russia

Tony Phillips | Posted 04.05.2014 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

So what are we to make of this latest installment of Russian esoterica vengeance? Could it be that booze and literature don't mix?

Man Allegedly Stabs Friend For Insulting Poetry: A Poem

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.29.2014 | Weird News

A Russian teacher stabbed his friend, (According to the courts) Because the man disparaged Poems, RIA reports. It started as a friendly chat La...

Could Earth Defend Itself From An ET Invasion?

Lee Speigel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Weird News

While it's true that Russia has a very sophisticated air defense system capable of engaging and taking down targets at near-space altitudes -- as repo...

Naked Woman Gets Head Stuck In Railing During Attempt To 'Spice Things Up'

Posted 07.23.2013 | Weird News

She couldn't help but get stairs. A woman found naked with her head wedged in a stair railing in front of a home in Lipetsk, Russia said she got s...

WATCH: 101 Russian Women Set Skydiving Record

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.15.2013 | Weird News

A group of 101 female skydivers in Russia jumped into the record books by creating the largest free falling flower pattern in history. The members ...

Man Tries To Avoid Paying Traffic Ticket By Using Doomsday Excuse

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.30.2012 | Weird News

Some people will do anything to avoid paying a traffic ticket -- even pray for the world's end. A man in Russia's Kemerovo region was issued a traf...

Russian Woman Falls Asleep On Scooter And Narrowly Escapes Death (WATCH)

Posted 12.10.2012 | Weird News

A video gaining viral traction on YouTube Wednesday morning shows a woman's near-death experience when she reportedly falls asleep behind the wheel of...

UFO Hunters On A 2-Month Expedition Across Russia

Lee Speigel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Weird News

One group of UFO believers have packed their bags, tents, photo and video cameras and are on a cross-country trek in Russia, hoping to capture photogr...

BOOZY BURGLAR: Drunk Robber Falls Asleep At Crime Scene

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.04.2012 | Weird News

Burglary and booze don't mix, as one Russian robber recently discovered. Authorities say the alleged thief, an unidentified man from Tajikistan, wa...

Lee Speigel

Is This A UFO Or Farming Equipment?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.26.2012 | Weird News

It seems like a day does not go by without at least one new UFO video appearing on YouTube. And it's not surprising, given all the cameras so easily w...

Russia's Top Narc Blames Beatles For Drug Craze

Newser.com | Posted 08.26.2012 | Weird News

All you need is drugs, drugs, drugs. That seems to be the message the Beatles communicated to Russia's top narcotics-fighting official, who believ...

WATCH: Fire Dance Goes Horribly Wrong

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.06.2012 | Weird News

A holiday show in Russia took a ghastly turn Friday when a fire dancer accidentally lit her own face and hands in front of onlookers. Polina Druzhi...

WATCH: Is This Freeway Accident Real Or Fake?

Posted 05.08.2012 | Weird News

A video that supposedly shows a car hitting a man and making him fly up in the air is driving a controversy on whether the accident was really a stunt...

AMAZING PHOTO: Man Shot Through Neck With Arrow Survives

Posted 05.08.2012 | Weird News

This was no simple walk in the park. A Russian man out with his two daughters was shot in the neck with an arrow. But, miraculously, Konstantine My...

'Aliens Think We're Idiots,' Claims Russian Scientist

Posted 04.27.2012 | Weird News

It must have seemed like an aerial invasion to the many eyewitnesses who gazed skyward in St. Petersburg, Russia, on the nights of April 9 through 11....

David Moye

BEARD TRADEMARK BATTLE: How Far Will This Man Go To Protect His Goatee?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 04.25.2012 | Weird News

HuffPost reporter David Lohr writes about crime every day, but he was shocked to learn that he might be guilty of a trademark violation -- for sportin...

SOUNDS FISHY! Caviar Eating Contest Winner Scarfs $5K Worth Of Fish Eggs

The FW | Posted 06.24.2012 | Weird News

Caviar is generally consumed in very small portions. In fact, the delicacy even has its own tiny spoon so you can enjoy a small amount of the slim...

David Lohr

AMAZING VIDEO: Angry Doctor Demolished Auto Dealership In Car, Police Say

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

A Russian man, disgruntled by a 20 minute inconvenience at a car dealership, went on a rampage destroying several cars and demolishing a showroom floo...

WATCH: Russian Military Creates Flying Church With Paratrooper Priests

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 03.14.2012 | Weird News

The Russian military is taking the phrase "getting by on a wing and a prayer" to new heights after creating a flying church, complete with paratrooper...

6 Weirdest Cities

Cracked.com | Posted 02.28.2012 | Weird News

Not everyone is an expert on city planning -- we assume it's probably a lot of distinguished gentlemen emailing each other about math, statistics and ...

Lee Speigel

Scientists '95 Percent' Certain Last Month They'd Found Evidence of a Yeti, Now . . . Not So Much

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.22.2011 | Weird News

A group of international scientists made headlines last month after suggesting they were "95 percent" certain they'd found evidence that the elusive Y...

Lee Speigel

Scientists Claim They Found Evidence Of Siberian Yeti Snowman

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.10.2011 | Weird News

Has it finally happened? Did scientists find real evidence of the existence of a hairy bipedal creature known as the Siberian Snowman or Siberian Yeti...

Two-headed Snake On Display In Ukraine Zoo

AP | Posted 09.12.2011 | Weird News

KIEV, Ukraine -- A two-headed snake has gone on display at a zoo in southern Ukraine. The "Skazka" (Fairy tale) zoo in the Crimean city of Yalta on t...

Fake Money Causes Traffic Nightmare Outside Moscow

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

MOSCOW -- Drivers who thought they were on the road to riches caused a huge traffic jam on a 10-lane Moscow highway as they scurried out of their cars...