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May 26, 2006

"Fool me once: shame on you.

Helen_thomas Fool me twice: shame on you. Fool me three time: shame on you. Fool me four times: shame on you. Fool me five times: shame on me." A 16-year-old boy has been arrested for robbing the same gas station five times in less than a month. (Tagline from “Fark”)

Love Is Blind even if you’re not

Helen Thomas gets thousands of flowers. (Photo above from Dr. Menlo)

Use of wood chippers has not been endorsed by the AVMA as an acceptable means of euthanasia for poultry, AVMA says

NYC Tattoo Convention kicks off

Ode To Ken "Kenny Boy" Lay by Mad Kane:

Oh Kenny Boy, the jails, the jails are calling,
From state to state, and through the world so wide.
The money's gone, and all the chips are falling,
'Tis you, 'tis you must go and you must hide

Many More Unlikely News Stories Here

May 26, 2006 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

April 21, 2006

Love thy gay brother

Exodus_international Freedom from Homosexuality through the power of Jesus Christ. Exodus is the largest Christian ministry called to encourage, strengthen, unify and equip Christians to minister the transforming power of the Lord Jesus Christ to those affected by homosexuality. "Sounds lovely"...

Gay Anti-War Immigrant Shoots Friend of Vice President Dick Cheney

Unusual burglary charges: 'intent to litter'. Robert Kent Peterson, 45, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and agreed to undergo a psychological evaluation. Free on $50,000 bail, he is due back in court June 5. (From Little Ray of Sunshine)

David Weiss’s tour of Microsoft's Mac Lab

Odds stories at The Register

Blog_of_the_day I started adding to the old “Blog Of The Day” category again. Today’s BotD is David Byrne’s Journal. If you’d like to recommend an excellent, fresh blog for consideration, please email me.

Many More Unlikely News Stories Here

April 21, 2006 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

March 06, 2006

Valdez-2 ?

Prudhoe_bay I just received an email from a reader in Alaska, alerting me to a semi-suppressed story about a large oil spill at Prudhoe Bay on Alaska's North Slope that was discovered yesterday. According to the email, about 800,000 gallons were spilled, making it the second largest spill in AK. Also, that the oil companies & authorities claim that the numbers are much smaller.

In other breaking news: Colon family in exploding toilet ordeal

Also, Runaway bride bobblehead dolls disappear as quickly as she did

Many More Unlikely News Stories Here

March 6, 2006 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

February 12, 2006

This is The Onion Radio News with Doyle Redland!

Impeach_today Doyle Redland is smoking too much crack, and his stories are not funny any more:

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /U.S. Newswire/ -- James and Sarah Brady made comments today related to Vice President Cheney's reportedly accidental shooting yesterday in Texas.

"Now I understand why Dick Cheney keeps asking me to go hunting with him," said Jim Brady. "I had a friend once who accidentally shot pellets into his dog - and I thought he was an idiot."

"I've thought Cheney was scary for a long time," Sarah Brady said. "Now I know I was right to be nervous."

More from The New Of The Weird Dept.: He didn’t see it coming - Blind man allegedly poisoned by blind ex-lover

Many More Weird News Stories Here

February 12, 2006 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

December 04, 2005

“Brinna man” in Sweden

Goat_burning Vandals Burn Swedish Christmas Goat, Again! It was the 22nd time that the goat had gone up in smoke since 1966. Previous stories are denied

Pssss… Want to make a billion dollars? Apply with The US Agency for International Development

Who's who in al-Qaeda

What’s next? What’s next? What’s next? Tell it to me now! and other very intense stories by Drinking with Bob. (About to burst a vain soon)

“Negroes Attack police, demand special rights!” Defiant Wallace: “We will not negotiate with terrorists!” If Fox News Had Been Around Throughout History

Charges in Cemetery Wrestling Case coming up!

The guy who played the Old master at The Karate Kid died smiling from a hug

Two government employees were charged Tuesday with taking kickbacks on the purchase of 100,000 rolls of red tape. Put the “Con” back in congress - There must be a culture of bribery there

Radish in intensive care after murder attempt! A giant white radish that won the hearts of a Japanese town by valiantly growing through the urban asphalt was in intensive care at a town hall in western Japan on Thursday after being slashed by an unknown assailant

Many More Weird News Stories Here

December 4, 2005 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

October 03, 2005

Zippy The Pinhead to Supreme Court

Toxic_film Operation Eden. A personal chronicle of what hurricane Katrina has done to my poor proud people

FEMA Disaster Survival Tips. In the event of a disaster of "biblical proportions," FEMA may not be your best option. You may wish to consult your Bible instead

Seasoned broadcast veteran Mark Mathis is The Wacky Weatherman of Charlotte, NC. I liked Harris K. Telemacher better. ("Let your mind go and your body will follow." Thank you, E.S.)

Animal, Vegetable, or Bush Crony?

A real life 419 Nigerian scam

Bush Sells Louisiana Back to the French. The White House announced today that President Bush has successfully sold the state of Louisiana back to the French at more than double its original selling price of $11,250,000

Many More Unusual News Stories Here

October 3, 2005 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

July 17, 2005

Deep Rove

White_house_2 Bush's 'brain' leaked: Did Bush know? (From ”Bean counters”)

Matt Cooper Must Go!

Daniel Schorr: The underlying issue in the Karl Rove controversy is not a leak, but a war

Google World shows the daily injured at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona

The Story of Man can be found in headlines of news publications the world over

Journeyman Pictures is London's leading independent distributor of topical news features, documentaries and footage

A controversial radio DJ's wife sold his £25,000 Lotus sports car on eBay for just 50p after he flirted with some lady on air

Many More Unusual News Stories Here

July 17, 2005 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

May 28, 2005

Long Live The King

Bush_abdullah Fear & diversion: Comedian Sinbad has just been arrested in Los Angeles after allegedly exposing himself in a public school

More breaking news: Lion Mutilates 42 Midgets in Cambodian Ring-Fight

Wikipedia’s entry on the election of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI was logged on at 9:47 AM, April 19, about 10 minutes after the Vatican announcement: Internet speed indeed

Exciting news from the Autobahn: Samaritan tows motorist - at 100 mph

Orem home hiding stash of cash: $10,000 is found wrapped in foil and tucked in fake vent

Man finds $2,000 in shirt, turns it in. (Fake registration required)

While the mainstream media started reporting yesterday that “King Fahd is in stable condition and improving, a day after he was hospitalized for unspecified medical tests”, Debka file has been writing about the eminent demise of the king now for 3 days

News organizations ignore gay filmmaker’s sexual orientation: Obituaries for Ismail Merchant mostly silent on 44-year gay relationship

Many More Unusual Headline News Here

May 28, 2005 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

April 08, 2005

Pope voting

Ratzinger_fan_club_12-foot resolution satellite imagery of Vatican City. This image was collected by DigitalGlobe's QuickBird satellite on April 5, 2005. This image shows the long line of mourners waiting to view the Pope’s body inside St. Peter’s Basilica

Why the media flog fear, by Matt Rosenberg

Malibu foot belonged to suicide victim. An employee of a friend committed suicide a few weeks ago by jumping from an overpass bridge in Cerritos. His severed foot was found 40 miles away…

A site dedicated to articles by Robert Fisk, Middle East correspondent for Independent Newspaper UK

"Target Practice", Jeff Weise’s 30-second animated Flash production. Thoughts of a Dreamer, Jeff Weise’s livejournal. The Minnesota school killer’s posts on the Nationalist Forums

Many More Unusual Headline News Here

April 8, 2005 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

February 13, 2005

Happy Valentine’s Day

Vd_2George Orwell High School, California

The voice of a new media, Jeff Gannon's Greatest Hits. The voice goes silent now

American Nazi Party adopts Salem road. (From ”Orcinus”). Also, Hate On Display: A Visual Database of Extremist Symbols, Logos and Tattoos

Postcard for the Fuehrer or Current Occupant

I Present to You....The Whizzinator! Thank you, Tom Sizemore, who starred in last week’s best headline

Image of the coastline off Sumatra at the epicentre of the earthquake that caused the tsunami in south east Asia on December 26, 2004

Why John Kerry is not president

Many More Unusual Current News Here

February 13, 2005 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

January 30, 2005

Here’s your election gun, now you are democratic

Iraq_election_1 First of all, get your hot news stories right here: If it bleeds, it leads, with The Liberty Beast News Report! (Thank you, Nick of “Blanketfort”)

This election is a sham, by Salim Lone

We are all criminals: The invasion of Iraq was a crime of gigantic proportions, for which politicians, the media and the public share responsibility

Al Basrah: Why read Aljazeera, when you can get your news about the Iraqi resistance directly from the source?

Iraq Uncensored by seven independent photographers

Eliot Weinberger’s What I Heard about Iraq. I heard the Pentagon spokesman say: ‘This is not going to be your father’s Persian Gulf War.’

Microwaving Iraq - Is Iraq becoming a “saturation environment” of electromagnetic radiation? (From “Young Fox”)

Trailer of a Documentary ”Gunner Palace”: MTV goes to Sadr City

Juan Cole: The Speech Bush Should have Given in fall, 2002, as he was trying to convince Congress to give him the authority to go to war against Iraq

Elsewhere in the news: The submarine USS San Francisco in dry dock to assess damage sustained after running aground

Today’s “Blog Of The Day” is by George Monbiot, author of “The Age of Consent”. If you wish to have your blog considered as “Blog Of The Day”, or if you know of a blog that should get same recognition, please email me at realhanan (at) yahoo (dot) com, or post a comment at the bottom of this post.

Many More Unusual Headline News and A Whole Section About The War Against Iraq Here

January 30, 2005 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

December 30, 2004

100,000+ dead & missing

Tsunami_thailand_1Tsunami Warnings for children

Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Petra Nemcova survived the Tsunami, Thank God

Julie Brooke just came back from a trip to Thailand. Here is what Patong Beach looked like a few days before the storm.

Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator. A treemap visualization algorithm helps display the enormous amount of information gathered by the aggregator

Dan Rather to Retire… but he’ll continue to work as a full-time correspondent for 60 Minutes and as a leader of his local al Qaeda cell

People in Ukraine. (Photos taken in May 2003)

The story of “Canadians Authorities Arresting Bush On War Charges” fooled Google' algorithms

Castro Announces Crude Oil Discovery - US to announce invasion plans soon

A Large Collection of Unusual Headlines Here

December 30, 2004 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (4) | TrackBack

November 11, 2004

Dead Arafats

Drudge Team Zissou meets the PLO

The do’s & don’ts of Shroomin' at the Ballot Box

Naked News, “The program with nothing to hide”

Looking for witnesses

Fun with headlines: Man Allegedly Tries to Swap Pot for Tires. (Correction: Man allegedly tires of trying to swap pot)

Also, Today’s CNN gaffe Clinton pumps base from the stump

Video Vigilante’s fight against the plague of immorality

From Al Weed for Congress - Al Weed Sign Theft Is Widespread. Al Weed, a Nelson County farmer and retired U.S. Army Special Forces Command Sergeant Major, secured the Democratic Party’s nomination for Virginia’s 5th District congressional race on May 8

Lawyer shoots lawyer - A former prosecutor was arrested for investigation of attempted murder after he shot and critically injured a lawyer he had been scheduled to face at a court hearing

All over the place: 10 X 10 - 100 Words and Pictures that Define the Time

Final limerick about the election:
All the rednecks who voted for hate,
Passing gay-marriage bans in their state,
Must feel great distress
When Bush talks to the press
And announces he’s got a “mandate”

A Large Collection of Unusual Headlines Here

November 11, 2004 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

October 26, 2004

What’s up

Whats_up Mongolia gets surnames and more than half the population plumped for the one Mongolian that they believe put their country on the map: Ghengis Khan

Yasser Arafat’s own website: Speeches, statements, letters, articles and more from the chairman. (As usual, Debka file analyzed the consequences of Arafat’s medical emergency nearly 2 weeks before any other reliable source)

The Best of CNN

“Restoring objectivity where we find it lacking” - Who runs Fox News Channel?

A fire at an Iraqi sulphur plant caused the largest man-made release of polluting sulphur dioxide ever recorded

Those Were the Days, the Today in History feature

Real Clear Politics - Everything you’ll want to know about the coming election, and where to find it. (From “Metafilter”)

Ashlee Simpson's Jig

Old news from Mark Russell: A letter to James Inhofe of Oklahoma: Keep up the fight! You are a good Christian man!

Some Unusual News Bits Here

Update: Debka file reports at 1:30 AM Israeli time that Arafat is "finished". (Of course, Israel have been reporting it since the early 70's...)

October 26, 2004 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

September 05, 2004

Naked News

current_newsThe news in haiku

Clinton Hospitalized. Reason thought to be too many Whoppers from Burger Kings

Flash-back: Zippergate - The Lewinsky scandal in cartoons

Weekly Piracy Report, from The International Chamber of Commerce

German Humor: David Hasslehoff sings Hooked On a Feeling. (From “Bloggerheads”)

More Unusual Links of Current Events Here

September 5, 2004 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack