Sunday, October 24, 2010

Museum offers night on a magic mushroom (Reuters)

Reuters - Visitors to Berlin's Museum for Contemporary Art can book themselves a night in an installation created by artist Carsten Hoeller at a cost of 1,000 euros ($1,400) as of November 5...More

Woman steals wrong car, meant to steal boyfriend’s car

Framingham - A Framingham woman admitted she stole a car, but she said she mistakenly took the wrong one, police said. Melissa Urban, 43, told police she thought she was stealing her boyfriend’s car not one that belonged to a stranger. A man called police at 11:15 p.m. and told police someone stole his Subaru wagon. He said he’d left his keys in the car. Urban she said she wanted to steal her boyfriend’s car.. more

Police question ghost walking alongside the road

Titusville, Florida - Police in Florida said a motorist called police to report a ghost walking alongside the road in Brevard County. Police said the man told them he was wearing the ghost costume to avoid a sunburn and was allowed to continue on his way....More

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Friends Write On Body Of Teen Dying After Drinking Game

Washington - The family of an Onalaska teen who died in a drinking game said they are angry at James Taylor, the man accused of supplying alcohol to the boy and that his friends wrote in permanent marker on his body while he lay dying. The mother of 15-year-old Nick Barnes said she had no idea that when she sent her son to a birthday party, an adult at that party would furnish alcohol and do nothing while the teens played a deadly game....More

Dog that saved lives in Haiti gets national honor

LOS ANGELES — A once-abandoned dog that helped save lives after the Haiti earthquake and a three-legged cat that inspired a series of children’s books have received national honors. The ...More

Police fail to find knife in murdered man’s back

UK - Antoine Denis, 66, was found slumped on his back in the bedroom of his flat in Chatham, Kent. Detectives at the scene pronounced father-of-four Antoine dead but found nothing that suggested a crime had been committed. It was only when undertakers arrived to remove the body that they found blood and a knifestuck up to its hilt in Antoine’s back....More

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Alcohol Enforcement Chief Resigns After DUI Arrest

Delaware - The head of the agency charged with enforcing Delaware’s alcohol laws has resigned after being arrested for drunken driving. Siobahn Sullivan submitted her resignation letter to Secretary of Safety and Homeland Security Lewis Schiliro saying she was resigning effective immediately as director of the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement. Sullivan was stopped for speeding and subsequently charged with drunken driving....More

Women had 77 cats living in 2 cars

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Two women have been cited for animal cruelty in Vermont after police found 77 cats living in two cars. The Bennington Banner reports that prosecutors will consider whet...More

A fake skeleton turns out to be real thing

A Hillsborough County man thought he was buying a Halloween decoration when he spent $8 for a box of bones at a yard sale in Brandon. But when he and his wife got the box home, they realized it was an actual human skeleton. Experts determined it’s a professionally prepared human anatomical skeleton, the kind used in college and university medical courses....More

Ufo Over China Shuts down airport

Do you believe in UFO's? Well a Chinese airport was shut down because of this UFO....

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Actor Tony Curtis buried with his iPhone

Actor Tony Curtis was buried with a melange of his favorite possessions - a Stetson hat, an Armani scarf, driving gloves, an iPhone and a copy of his favorite novel, “Anthony Adverse,” a book that inspired his celebrity name and launched a robust film career that spanned decades and genres. The 85-year-old Oscar-nominated actor died at his home in Henderson, a Las Vegas suburb, after suffering cardiac arrest. More

Puppy-drowning girl gets Off

Bosnia - The blonde girl who was filmed hurling puppies into a river to drown will not face animal cruelty charges, furious animal rights campaigners have announced. Police in Bugojna, Bosnia, have dropped plans to prosecute the youngster because they say she is not old enough to face court. The decision was revealed by angry animal rights campaigners PETA in Germany.More