Month: January 2013

Absurd News | Watermelon Weapons

Every Friday I share my favorite absurd news articles of the past week. They highlight the absurd, hilarious, and just plain weird people and situations from around the world. I typically try to stick to American news, but I usually end up posting a few articles from other countries too. I also try to stay away from celebrity news and politically-driven stories.

Florida cops taser naked burglar who pooped when homeowner pulled a gun
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/01/23/florida-cops-taser-naked-burglar-who-pooped-and-masturbated-when-homeowner-pulled-a-gun/

“On reflection, it probably wasn’t the best decision” – man regrets buying 7,000 Lance Armstrong cycling tips DVDs
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21145592#TWEET543273

Transit police left a bomb on a plane for two days after training their dogs, before they realized it was missing
http://www.theprovince.com/life/Transit+police+left+bomb+plane+days+after+training+their/7849410/story.html

Watermelon used as weapon in bus assault
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-01-23/watermelon-used-as-weapon-in-bus-assault/4480406

McDonald’s Customer Says Spicy McChicken Is Too Spicy, Calls Cops
http://www.x103.com/pages/webmaster.html?article=10724493

Scientists made a robot that can throw up
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2013/01/05/vomiting-robot-helps-researchers-understand-norovirus/

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Absurd News | YOLO Party Destroys House

Every Friday I share my favorite absurd news articles of the past week. They highlight the absurd, hilarious, and just plain weird people and situations from around the world. I typically try to stick to American news, but I usually end up posting a few articles from other countries too. I also try to stay away from celebrity news and politically-driven stories.

5 year old suspended from school for making “terroristic threats”
http://dailyitem.com/0100_news/x964877896/Bubbles-shooter-5-suspended

Girl’s house destroyed after hundreds crash “YOLO” birthday party
http://www.dailydot.com/society/yolo-birthday-party-essex-facebook-invite/

White House Denies CIA Teleported Obama to Mars 
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/01/obama-mars?cid=5044704

Mosque arsonist tells court: ‘I only know what I hear on Fox News’
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/12/20/mosque-arsonist-tells-court-i-only-know-what-i-hear-on-fox-news/

Man locks up drunk cop
http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Man-locks-up-drunk-cop-20130116

Dad poses as gunman to test school security, gets arrested
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/11/16466705-dad-poses-as-gunman-to-test-school-security-gets-arrested?lite

Mitt’s Son Says He Never Wanted to be President Anyway
http://news.yahoo.com/mitts-son-says-never-wanted-president-anyway-150612736.html

12-year-old New Zealand driver who could not see over steering wheel crashed into another car driven by her 14-year-old sister who was looking for her
http://www.news.com.au/national/underaged-nz-sisters-crash-into-each-other/story-fndo4bst-1226550481368