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Ottawa resident Donald Popadick arrested for public flashing

Ottawa - Police arrested and charged a 62-year-old local resident following an exposure incident at a public park in Ottawa Tuesday.

New 'arousing' ice cream contains low dose of Viagra

A new treat invented by "edible inventor" Charlie Harry Francis may help initiate after-dinner activities, but the aphrodisiac is not available for just anyone.

Teenager gets a second tattoo of a receipt

It appears that Stian Ytterdahl, 18, from Norway wasn't happy with his first tattoo of a McDonald's receipt. As he has recently got a second tattoo which covers most of the teenagers forearm.

Daily Relief: Wednesday 2 April

A light-hearted look at the odd events happening in the world. Today includes a job application gone wrong, a clown fund-raising event, and a look at who won the award for the smelliest shoes in the U.S.

Daily Relief: Tuesday 1 April

A light-hearted look at the odd events happening in the world. Today includes a new energy drink, a new product from popular website 'The Pirate Bay', and an amazing new job offer from Google.

Daily Relief: Monday 31 March

A light-hearted look at the odd events happening in the world. Today includes sheep storming Le Lourve, a 14-year-old giving advice to the US Government, and a new dating method.

Daily Relief: Friday 28 March

A light-hearted look at the odd events happening in the world. Today includes a new TV show starring Prince Harry, a weird tattoo and a shocking look at the effects of drug abuse.

Daily Relief: Thursday 27 March

A light-hearted look at the odd events happening in the world. Today includes a new selfie movement, family photos from the most notorious criminal family and one of the scariest short films of all time.

Daily Relief: Wednesday 26 March

A light-hearted look at the odd events happening in the world. Today includes a unique way of controlling a math class, an auto-correct fail and a Star Wars twist to Pharrell William's song Be Happy.

Ohio man buried atop his beloved Harley-Davidson

Mechanicsburg - An Ohio man was granted his final wish Friday, when his family carried out the motorcycle enthusiast's plans to be laid to rest astride his beloved 1967 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide.

Passenger in China forced to leave his leg behind

Guangzhou - An air passenger in Guanzhou, capital of Guangdong province, had to leave his amputated leg behind when airport security personnel barred him from taking it on board.

Texas man arrested for riding unicycle naked

Kemah - Police arrest a man in Southeast Texas Wednesday accusing him of "distracting drivers and creating a hazard" after trying to ride his unicycle across a bridge in the buff.

Dino flatulence may have had effect on climate, study suggests

A study conducted by the journal Current Biology suggests that dinosaur flatulence may have been a source of global warming.

Dino flatulence may have had effect on climate, study suggests

A study conducted by the journal Current Biology suggests that dinosaur flatulence may have been a source of global warming.

Police catch tractor thief after hour-long chase

A London, Ontario man was chased by local police for approximately an hour after he stole a John Deere tractor worth $94,000 last Thursday.

Job vacancy: Pilot for elephant, no previous experience expected

Nantes - Les Machines de l'Ile, one of the major attractions in Nantes in Western France, is seeking applicants for the post of piloting its giant mechanical elephant.

Op-Ed: False prophecy causes $13 million loss in Thailand

Bangkok - Thongbai Khamsa, 73, is under investigation by Thai police for allegedly circulating a prophecy over the Internet that one of the largest dams in Thailand would have collapsed on New Year's Eve.

The lighter and brighter side of the news

Odd and humorous news has filled newspapers, magazines, radios, and television screens for years. Here's a look at February's oddest news.

Elvis Presley Still the Top Earning Dead Celebrity

Although he can no longer leave buildings and hasn’t for more than three decades, Elvis Presley is still earning money and according to Forbes Magazine, he remains the top earning dead celebrity for the second year in a row. Read on but …don’t be cr

Couple Ties The Knot In A Morbid Way: Funeral Home Ceremony

If tying the knot atop of an aircraft doesn't take the cake for unique weddings, how about six feet under? A young Michigan couple held their entire wedding ceremony, including dancing, at a funeral home in St. Joseph Township.

Cancer Survivor Sells His Cheek on ebay

Making the best of a bad situation multiple cancer survivor Gregory Brown sold advertising space on his cancer scared left cheek at an ebay auction after his prosthetic failed to perform adequately.

Prisoner's Origami Flower: When you Don’t Care Enough to Send the Very Best

There are all kinds of ways to apologize. This prisoner in a U.S. jail became a little creative in showing his own particular brand of remorse.

The Museums of Odd Art

Museums are usually considered to be a place of elegance and culture. But why can't they be of something awful and abnormal?

Mother tells son to carjack

An Oakland mother and son spent quality time together by going on a joy ride in a stolen vehicle. The mother admitted that she encouraged her son to commit the armed carjacking.

Tusk, Tusk, What Big Teeth You Have!

Some people go too far for a joke, especially when it comes at someone else’s expense. Here’s a story about one oral surgeon who lived to rue his practical joke from an impractical standpoint. Read on and try not to smile.

Does Money Grow on ATMs And Not On Trees?

Some people have reason to believe that the proverbial pot of gold is waiting for them at the end of their illusive rainbow, the ATM machine. The only problem is that it’s a mistake, for alas, this windfall is really just a cheap rainfall in disguise.

Why labeling children is harmful: ODD, ADHD, Aspergias, Dyslexic etc.

No one is denying that there are variations of ability among children or that some struggle with particular subjects or situations more than others. That has always been the case with humans and always will be. We are 'different' to each other.

Coffee, Tea, Lawn or Me? Bikini-Clad Lawn Mowers

What happens when a clever Memphis business owner devises an age-old tactic to get people to use his services? Lawns are mown by ladies in bikinis, although there’s not much call for male mowers! Read on for the itsy bitsy, teeny-weeny truth.

The World’s Largest Catsup Bottle: Why Not?

Where is the largest bottle of the ketchup in the world and why doesn’t it stand near the world’s largest plate of French fries? Read on and learn about the first and longest surviving example of roadside art in America today.

Don’t Stop and Smell The Yosemite: Run and Hide

What is the world going to do with an orchid that smells like sweaty feet and why are scientists excited about the discovery? Read on from a sweet smelling distance and make sure you don't have a snack beforehand!
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