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Surfing Mermaids: The Newest Wave? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.09.2014 | Weird News

The idea of mermaids surfing sounds fishy, mainly because the half-human, half-fish creatures are considered to be strictly mythological. But a new...

Bobby Knight Uninjured After Hitting A Cow With His Car

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.05.2014 | Sports

Bobby Knight, the coach known for "having a cow," actually hit a cow last month, when he ran into the animal on a dark stretch of highway in Wyoming. ...

Constable Storms High School Football Game To Argue

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.03.2014 | Weird News

They take high school football very seriously in Liberty County, Texas. So seriously that one law enforcement official recently stormed the field d...

Mugshots Of College Football Fans

Coed.com | Posted 08.21.2014 | Weird News

Some people believe wearing a college football team’s clothing in a mugshot gives rival teams’ fans confirmation that all those jokes about we...

BASE Jumper Won't Let Paralysis Stop Him

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.16.2014 | Weird News

Life is a leap of faith of Lonnie Bissonnette. He's never happier than when he's jumping off a tall object, be it a bridge, antenna, building or m...

It's Tube To Work Day In Boulder, Colorado

AP | Posted 07.15.2014 | Weird News

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A few commuters in Boulder, Colorado, may have arrived at work dripping wet because they observed Tube To Work Day. The light...

Mick Jagger 'Jinx' Blamed For Brazil's World Cup Defeat

Newser.com | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weird News

Brazilian soccer fans can't get no satisfaction after losing to German 7-1 on Tuesday. But they do have a scapegoat: Mick Jagger, who is being call...

'Sexy Schoolgirl 5K' Canceled After Arousing Controversy

AP | Posted 06.26.2014 | Weird News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Organizers of a 5k race that encourages women runners to dress like schoolgirls say they have canceled a race in Raleigh. Sexy...

Brothel Bans Donald Sterling For Life

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.30.2014 | Weird News

Donald Sterling is not only banned for life from the Los Angeles Clippers and the NBA, a Nevada brothel owner also wants nothing to do with him. De...

Man Sees Golfer On Danish, Bets Lots Of Dough On Him To Win

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.10.2014 | Sports

Pastry as a sign of golfing success is a new one on us. A college lecturer in Andover, United Kingdom, reportedly saw what he believed to be the f...

Man Sets Record For Bowling Backward, Makes Us Give Up Game Forever

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.28.2014 | Weird News

Maybe you suck at bowling because you're facing the wrong way. Andrew Cowen set a record score of 280 bowling backward, notching 10 straight strike...

32 Crazy Competitions

Posted 04.10.2014 | Weird News

Forget March Madness, here are some truly insane competitions. People all over the world compete to see who has the best painted pregnant belly, wh...

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Pole Dancing Gets Its Own Awards Show

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 03.21.2014 | Weird News

In the last few years, the popularity of pole dancing has grown in leaps and bounds, not to mention bumps and grinds. There are competitions all ov...

Bodybuilder Admits His 29-Inch Biceps Are Fake

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.19.2014 | Weird News

When Brazilian bodybuilder Arlindo de Souza flexes his biceps, he looks like a modern-day Hercules. Truth is, he's not as strong as his 29-inch bic...

Big Mouth Billy Bass Scares Off Would-be Burglar

AP | Posted 02.05.2014 | Weird News

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Big Mouth Billy Bass apparently got the best of a would-be burglar in Minnesota. Authorities in Rochester say the motion-ac...

Dead Boxer Posed In Ring In Bizarre Funeral Scene

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | Sports

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Even in death, Christopher Rivera Amaro almost looked ready to box, leaning against the corner of a simulated ring. Mo...

Dumbest Super Bowl Moments ... Ever!

Dumb As A Blog | Posted 01.28.2014 | Weird News

Super Bowl XLVIII goes down this Sunday in… New Jersey… outdoors… in February. The temperature at kickoff might be below freezing. If so, this S...

Psychic Manatees Predict Super Bowl Winner

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.28.2014 | Weird News

It's Broncos vs Seahawks in the big game, but it all might come down to the manatees. Hugh and Buffett, two manatees who live at the Aquarium at th...

People Are Skiing In Detroit's Abandoned Buildings

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

Here's one thing to do with all the abandoned buildings in Detroit: turn them into urban ski slopes. "Tracing Skylines," a movie by Poor Boyz Produ...

Woman Allegedly Killed Because Auburn Beat Alabama

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A woman says her sister was shot to death over the annual Alabama-Auburn football game. Police say 28-year-old Adrian Laroz...

BEHOLD: The $20,000 Ping Pong Table

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.20.2013 | Weird News

It's handcrafted in Germany, constructed of the finest materials. It sports a 30mm-thick exterior for unparalleled evenness. When turned on, it lights...

Some Guinness Records Are Hard To Swallow

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.14.2013 | Weird News

If records are made to be broken, than certainly the best day to break them should be Guinness World Records Day. Now in its ninth year, Guinness W...

Ex-College Running Back Shoots Himself And Lies About It: Sheriffs

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 11.12.2013 | Crime

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff said Tuesday that former South Carolina football player Kenny Miles shot himself in the arm, but told investigators ...

High Schooler Won't Run With '666' On Her Back

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.06.2013 | Weird News

High school cross country runner Codie Thacker spent months training for a big regional race in Kentucky only to drop out at the last minute. The r...

Contortionist Does Superhuman Stunt With Leg Behind Her Head

Posted 11.03.2013 | Weird News

All her life, actress Bria Roberts wanted to be a Guinness World Record holder. When her opportunity came, she had a leg up on everyone else -- and it...