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Oct. 29, 2014
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 05:19

FIRM GIVES AWAY FREE BEER FOR COMPLETED TIMESHEETS: A Minneapolis ad agency is encouraging employees to complete their timesheets with a machine that trades a finished sheet for a free glass of beer. The Tapserver rewards employees with their choice of beer from the machine's "multi-keg beer deployment system," once their timesheet is scanned into the system. The company said timesheet completion has improved by 90-percent since the machine was deployed. (The Consumerist)

TORTOISE CONSTIPATED AFTER EATING TURTLE SHAPED NECKLACE: A large Sulcata tortoise suffering from constipation was found to have swallowed a tortoise shaped pendant. A large Sulcata tortoise named Lola was taken to the Avian & Exotic Animal Centre in Miami. Lola was sent for an x-ray only to find that she had swallowed a small metal pendant in the shape of a turtle. The 10-year-old amphibian is now being treated with enemas and laxatives in hopes she’ll pass the charm on her own. (Metro)

ALL-IN-ONE AIRPLANE, HELICOPTER, AND CAR: Arizona startup Krossblade wants to be the first company to offer an all-in-one airplane, helicopter, and car. The company recently introduced the SkyCruiser, an electric hybrid aircraft, which could be flown or driven. Though the SkyCruiser is still in the concept phase, the company is already working on a smaller version, the SkyProwler. No price or delivery date has been set for either concept. (Yahoo)

MAN IN ZEBRA PRINT DRESS ROBS BANK: A man, who allegedly robbed a New Hampshire bank while dressed in a zebra print dress, has been arrested. Bart Augutus was charged with a felony count of robbery. Augustus, supposedly slipped a note to the teller demanding cash before walking out with an undisclosed amount. (Yahoo)

POLICE HUNT FOR MOTORIST WHO STRUCK ZOMBIE: A man trying to scare motorists was the victim of a hit-and-run accident in Michigan. 45-year-old Jeff Stiles was attending a Halloween party as a Zombie when he stepped outside to smoke a cigarette. He was hit by a car in Nunica in Ottawa County, but luckily his injuries are not life threatening. (Yahoo)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 05:20
Oct. 28, 2014
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 06:15

GIANT CAT APPEARS ON GOOGLE MAPS: An outline of a cat was spotted on Google maps, but the company has no idea how it got there. The cat can be spotted in Hobson Bay Auckland, New Zealand and is supposed to be a road, but it doesn't actually exist. Google map users can make minor adjustments and it is believed that since the cat was in such a remote area that it went undetected. (Mirror)

CHINESE SEX HITCHHIKER: A 19-year-old hitchhiker is looking for "temporary boyfriends" so she can travel across China. Ju Peng is looking to fund her trip in China by bedding a different man in every city that she stops in. Peng posted an ad to Chinese micro blogging site Weibo looking for "temporary boyfriends" who must be "good looking, under 30, and,… of course, rich". Her controversial trip has sparked social media frenzy, with some accusing her of prostitution. (Metro)

TEENAGER CAUGHT STEALING PENIS CREAM FROM MALL: An 18-year-old was caught allegedly stealing an assortment of novelty sex products form a South Carolina mall. Karla Farmer was caught with "Rock Hard erection cream, handcuffs, and a Deep Throat desensitizing spray." Farmer was charged with misdemeanor shoplifting and could face a fine of up to $5,000 or three years in prison. (Huffington Post)

WOMAN SMUGGLES 70-THOUSAND-DOLLARS IN HER STOMACH: Dominican Republic officials have arrested a woman who smuggled $70,000-thousand-dollars in her stomach. The 40-year-old was arrested on a flight from Brussels to Punta Cana. Dominican authorities say this is the first time they have arrested someone who was smuggling money in their stomach.

BABY LOOKS LIKE ELVIS: A 10-week-old baby has earned the name Baby Elvis for his large mop of hair similar to the King of Rock and Roll. George Georgious hair is so puffed up it that can't be brushed flat. The baby has a permanent quaff with natural "sideburns" that looking eerily similar to Elvis. (Telegraph)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 06:18
Oct. 27, 2014
Monday, 27 October 2014 05:54

MAN WAKES UP TO STRANGER IN BED: A man was arrested after he drunkenly stumbled into the wrong home and went to bed with a stranger. 26-year-old Tyler Sullivan thought he was at his mother's apartment, but refused to leave when asked. He was charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct and released on $1,000-bail. (Metro)

REGRETFUL ROBBER RETURNS CASH: A man robbed a California gas station only to return hours later and return the money. 23-year-old Cyle Warren Abbott Jr. allegedly entered the station demanding cash from the store clerk with a handgun. He left with some cash and two bottles of beer, but returned three hours later. Abbot gave back most of the cash and apologized. He was booked into jail on $50,000 bail. (Yahoo)

MAN RUNS HIMSELF OVER: An unidentified man ran himself over after he jumped out of his car because he dropped a cigarette down the front of his jacket. The Colorado man jumped out of the vehicle as his van kept rolling backwards and knocked him to the ground. The front driver's side tire rolled over his head. He is in critical condition, but is expected to survive. (USA TODAY)

CUSTOM URNS MADE USING 3-D PRINTERS: A Minnesota startup is using 3-D printers to make custom urns that look like ballet slippers, cars, or anything that was important to the deceased. The urn is created by a ceramic-composite material that's fed into the 3-D printer in a powdered form. Its shape gradually takes form with coloring that bonds each layer together. Foreverence even created an urn shaped like the signature hats worn by Devo for their co-founder Bob Casale, who died earlier this year. (Huffington Post)

HARRY POTTER THEMED HOTEL: A 163-year-old London hotel has introduced Harry Potter inspired rooms. The Georgian House hotel now has replica Hogwartz rooms as well as personalized wizarding packages. The packages include a tour of central landmarks from the films and a trip to the Warner Bros Studio for The Making of Harry Potter Tour. Each special guest rooms will include trunks, potion bottles, cauldrons and spell books, but will cost nearly 400-dollars-per-night. (Mirror)

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014 06:12
Oct. 24, 2014
Friday, 24 October 2014 05:12

HITLER COFFEE CREAMER: A Swiss supermarket chain has apologized after selling coffee creamers with portraits of Hitler and Mussolini on them. Migros immediately withdrew the boxes and is breaking all ties with the company Karo-Versand. The supermarket described the incident as an internal failure and vowed to "tighten our controls for these products drastically" to ensure no more mistakes. (Yahoo)

WOMAN STASHES 25-THOUSAND WATCH IN HER VAGINA: An Australian tourist claims that a woman he took home from a bar stole his watch and hid it in her vagina. The victim took 25-year-old Shacarye Tims back to his room at a New York City Holiday Inn. Tims started giving the Brenton Price a massage when she reportedly complained that 25-thousand-dollar Rolex watch was scratching her. She convinced him to take it off, and 10 minutes later, Price noticed that it was missing. Tims tried to flee the hotel room once Price started searching for it. Police arrived on the scene and claim they saw Tims take the Rolex "out of her vaginal cavity and hand it" to them. (Huffington Post)

COACH FIRED FOR WATERMELON RITUAL: The head coach of the Academic Magnet High School football team was fired for smashing a watermelon after the school's games. The district said Coach Bud Walpole was fired because a post-game ritual was racially insensitive. Parents disagree and more than 2,500 people have signed a petition online asking to reinstate Walpole. The tradition began when players used to buy watermelons from a man who had been selling them on their way to their football games. If they won the game, the team decided they would eat the watermelon. The team would always smash the fruit because they never had a knife. (The Post and Courier)

MAN ATTEMPTS TO BUY WEED FROM PROBATION OFFICER: A man texted his probation officer asking for weed. Alvin Cross, Jr. allegedly texted the man supervising his probationary period quote, "you have some weed?" After the text was received, drug agents raided Cross’ home and found a bag of cocaine. (Metro)

DANCING PRIESTS BECOME INTERNET SENSATION: A pair of dancing priests have gone viral. Reverend David Rider and Reverend John Gibson shot to internet fame when they were filmed at a fundraiser at the North American College. Rider warmed up the crowd with a lively tap-dance routine, only to be pushed aside by Gibson's fast-footed Irish dance. Soon they were battling it out, trying to impress the crowd. At the back of the room, journalist Joan Lewis recorded the event and later posted on YouTube. (Yahoo)

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 05:26
Oct. 22, 2014
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 05:12

ZOMBIE PROOF CABIN FOR SALE: A British company is marketing the Zombie Fortification Cabin. Tiger Log Cabins unveiled the ZFC-1 on its website for a starting price of about $112,000-dollars. The basic cabin package includes barbed wire, reinforced windows, an escape hatch, a storage unit and an upper deck with a 360-degree vantage point for spotting the undead. Buyers can also obtain security cameras, riot protection gear and solar panels for extra fees. (Cnet)

STORE CLERK USES BUG SPRAY TO WARD OFF ROBBER: Store clerk wards off a potential robber with bug spray. A masked woman entered the Coalfield Mini Market and demanded money from Annabelle Miller, but she refused. Miller sprayed the woman in the face when the suspect started to retreat from the register.(Yahoo)

FLASHER GOES EXTREME SHOPPING: A man accused of flashing woman at a mall in Florida told officers that he was just "Extreme Shopping." 27-year-old Christopher Glaze was arrested after two women reported that he exposed himself. Glaze allegedly explained to officers that “extreme shopping” was “when you go shopping and you talk to girls and flirt.” (Huffington Post)

EBOLA CUDDLE TOY SELLS OUT: US toy company Giant Microbes sold out of its Ebola cuddle toys. The company, which specializes in cute versions of killer bugs, sells for $29.95. Giant Microbes has now shipped its entire stockpile of the toy it describes as the “T-Rex of microbes.” (Mirror)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 05:27
Oct. 21, 2014
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 05:28

PITTSBURGH WINS UGLIEST ACCENT TOURNEY: Pittsburgh won Gawker.com's ugliest accent tournament. The gossipy news site set up a tournament bracket pitting the 16 ugliest city accents in the United States against one another. The Pittsburgh accent, an odd combination of southern twang and lazy East Coast diction beat out Scranton by a vote of 10,404 to 8.748. (Yahoo)

RUSSIAN ARTIST CUTS OFF HIS EAR: A Russian artist cut off his ear to add to his collection of self-mutilation stunts. Petr Pavlenskiy, who previously nailed his private parts to the ground, emulated Vincent van Gogh to protest against his country's authoritarian regime. During the stunt, he sat naked atop a wall while he sliced off his ear. Minutes later, police arrived and put the artist in a headlock while dragging him away. (Mashable)

SOCCER PLAYER DIES AFTER ON-FIELD CELEBRATION: An Indian soccer player died after celebrating a goal. Defensive midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala scored a game tying goal and then took off toward the sideline. He cart wheeled into a back flip, but landed on his head. The team's jubilation quickly switched to concern as the midfielder did not get up. He was rushed to the hospital with severe spinal damage, where he eventually passed away. His team Bethlehem Vengthlang FC retired his jersey, number 21.


CONVICTED MURDERER SUES STATE OVER PORN BAN: A convicted murder is suing Connecticut because its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights. Dwight Pink Jr. filed the suit in July because the prison guards have used the policy to deny him an art book that depicts how to draw the human form. The state filed its response Monday and says Pink has not been harmed by the ban and none of his rights were violated. Pink is serving a 56-year sentence for his part in the 1998 slaying in Old Saybrook. (Yahoo)

PEOPLE ARE SELLING IMAGINARY FRIENDS ON EBAY: There are several people selling their imaginary friends on eBay. User ChuckFresh is currently selling his two best friends Sticks and Stones because his girlfriend said she would leave him if he kept them around. For only $100, you can purchase the pair. In 2007, eBay user "thewildandcrazyoli" successfully sold an imaginary friend for $2,750. (Huffington Post)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 05:31
Oct. 20, 2014
Monday, 20 October 2014 05:47

EBOLA HOAX: DRINKING BLEACH DOES NOT MAKE YOU IMMUNE: Social media started a rumor that drinking bleach will make you immune to Ebola. Unfortunately, the rumor is a hoax and is potentially dangerous. Swallowing too much bleach can lead to kidney failure forcing victims to spend the rest of their lives on dialysis machines. (Metro)

DOG IS ALLERGIC TO HUMANS: The owner of an Indianapolis dog rescue found out that a dog in her care is allergic to humans. A black Labrador named Adam was in bad shape when he came into the Lucky Dog Retreat. Adam, who was troubled by skin problems, wasn't getting healthier despite being given the best care. The dog was given a blood test that showed he was allergic to human dander. The rescue is raising money for Adam's care and veterinarians have designed a treatment plan.

DRUNKEN WOMAN THINKS JAIL IS A BAR: A very drunk woman apparently thought that a jail was a local watering hole. A 39-year-old woman mistook the Van Buren County jail for the bar where she was trying to pick up her boyfriend. The Michigan woman was seen backing into the jail parking lot in Paw Paw when police noticed she smelled of alcohol and appeared intoxicated. She’s expected to face drunken driving charges. (Yahoo)

CEMETERY HOPES 5K RACE WILL DRAW NEW CUSTOMERS: An Illinois cemetery is embarking on a new marketing campaign that includes a 5K race and actors dressing as people buried there. The goal is to encourage more people to buy lots at the Springdale Cemetery in Peoria. Ten events will be hosted this month in an effort to bring newcomers onto the property. The cemetery has held the Ron Santo Walk and 5K to Cure Diabetes earlier this month and is set to hold the Screaming Pumpkin Race next week. (Huffington Post)

COUPLE GETS STUCK TOGETHER WHILE HAVING SEX IN THE SEA: A couple having sex in the ocean off the Italian coast became stuck together. The couple somehow became locked together at a mostly empty beach at San Porto Giorgio. After briefly panicking, the couple fought their way back to shore and flagged down a woman, who passed them a towel. They were taken to the hospital where the woman was given an injection commonly used to dilate the uterus of pregnant women." (Gawker)

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 05:49
Oct. 17, 2014
Friday, 17 October 2014 06:12

PUB TO BREAK LONGEST CONCERT RECORD: An Irish pub on the Vegas strip is expected to break a Guinness World Record after hosting more than two weeks of nearly nonstop music. The concert began October 1st in the Ri Ra pub in The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay. The artists are playing nonstop with no more than a 25-second break between songs and a five-minute break between sets. (Yahoo)

CHINESE LOTTERY WINNER HIDES IDENTITY WITH BEAT SUIT: The winner of an $85-million-dollar jackpot wore a yellow bear costume to conceal his identity. The man, who won the third-largest jackpot in the history of the Shanxi lottery, kept the costume on when he spoke to the media. The mystery winner said he spends $3,200 to $4,900 on lottery tickets each year. He said he plans to donate some of his winnings to charity. (Metro)

PATIENT WOKE UP FROM COLONOSCOPY WEARING PINK PANTIES: A patient, who had his fellow co-workers perform his colonoscopy, woke up to find himself dressed in pink panties. 32-year-old Andrew Walls is suing the Delaware Surgery Center in Dover for what Walls' attorney called an "outrageous" prank by the victim's colleagues. The alleged prank, which occurred in 2012, led to Walls losing his job over "severe emotional stress." (Huffington Post)

TEEN LEAVES TIP COVERED IN POO: A teenager has been arrested after tipping a waitress with money covered in feces. The 17-year-old ate at the Brothers Bar and Grill in Indiana with six other Ball State football players. According to the police report, the waitress had a disgusting surprise when she came to collect the bill and smelled a "foul odor" coming from two dollar bills left as a tip. The suspect, who cannot be identified because of his age, was promptly arrested by police at the scene and taken to Delaware County Juvenile Probation Center. (Gawker)

300-YEAR-OLD RING IS FOUND SIMILAR TO LORD OF THE RINGS: A gold ring engraved with a romantic message has been unearthed and looks similar to the band in Lord of the Rings. Amateur treasure hunter Morley Howard was metal detecting in a newly plowed field in Somerset, England when he discovered a 300-year-old posy ring. The golden band, which reads "In thee my choys I do rejoys", might be sold to a museum once its age is proven. (Daily Mail)

Last Updated on Friday, 17 October 2014 06:13
Oct. 15, 2014
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 05:26

26,714 ECSTASY PILLS SMUGGLED IN PICKLE CANS: A pair of drug smugglers have been jailed in France after 26,000-ecstasy pills were found hidden inside cans of pickles. French customs stopped the two men near the Netherlands border and found 13-cans of pickles. The seized drugs were estimated to be worth more than $253,100. (Navigator Online)

THIEF POSES AS WEDDING GUEST: A thief posed as a guest at a Connecticut wedding reception and stole gifts from the bride and groom. The man fled away from the scene with a birdcage filled with wedding cards. Police used dogs to track down the man, but only recovered an empty cage. The authorities have released pictures of the wedding crash from surveillance cameras. (Yahoo)

AIR UMBRELLA: A new Kickstarter campaign is trying to raise money for an umbrella that uses air to keep you dry. The new Air Umbrella was designed in Nanjing, China and is looking to raise $10,000-dollars for the project. The company says there are going to be three versions of the device each ranging in different sizes and price. The cheapest Air Umbrella is set priced to sell at $128 when made available for purchase. People, who make Kickstarter Pledges to the company, can expect their umbrellas by December 2015. (Mashable)

MAN JOINS CHICAGO MARATHON IN ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE POLICE: A Chicago man being chased by police joined the Chicago Marathon as he tried to escape the authorities. 28-year-old Bryan Duffy allegedly joined a pack of runners after cops began chasing him. Officers wanted to talk to Duffy after he was spotted digging around flower pots along the route. Police eventually apprehended Duffy and dug up 10 capsules MDMA and a wad of bills totaling $531. (DNA INFO)

CHICAGO IS THE "RATTIEST" CITY: Pest control company Orkin has dubbed Chicago the "rattiest" city in the United States. An analysis of rodent treatments performed by Orkin in 2013 indicates Chicago has the biggest rat problem in the United States, followed by Los Angeles, Washington, New York, and the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose area. (Chicago)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 05:29
Oct. 14, 2014
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 09:57

PROSTHETIC LEG STOLEN NEAR STADIUM IS FOUND: A prosthetic leg, which was stolen from a veteran in a wheelchair outside the Eagles-Giants game, was recovered on a subway train. Sonny Forriest Jr. removed his leg while singing outside the stadium when a lady in her 20's took it. A Pennsylvania Transportation Authority conductor found the leg at about at the Olney station in north Philadelphia. Investigators have said it appeared that three women took part in the theft. (Yahoo)

NAKED WOMAN IN TREE GETS METH DEALER ARRESTED: A naked woman snitched on her drug dealer after being caught naked in a tree. Residents of Trinity Texas called the police after seeing a naked woman running around their neighborhood. When the authorities arrived on the scene, they found the woman in a tree. They soon received another call about a man running around the neighborhood naked, who turned out to be the woman's boyfriend. The couple admitted they had taken some drugs, and said they'd been searching for their dealer. They texted the alleged dealer and arranged a meet up, which resulted in the arrest of Jacob Walker. The naked couple was let go because they were cooperative and no longer a threat. (Huffington Post)

POLICE HECKLE COMEDIAN WHILE MAKING ARREST DURING HIS SHOW: Standup Comedian Adam Newman was halfway through his set when police walked into the crowd with flashlights. The NYPD proceeded to arrest an audience member and hurl expletives at Newman. Newman, who was trying to record a demo for Conan, used the incident as material for the rest of his set. (Gawker)

EBOLA THREATENS WORLD'S CHOCOLATE SUPPLY: Ebola could severely affect the world's chocolate supply. The Ivory Coast has closed its borders with Liberia and Guinea because of the outbreak. The two countries west of the Ivorian border, are among the countries worst affected by the virus. The Ivory Coast is responsible for supplying 30-percent of the planet's cocoa and the World Cocoa Foundation is aware of the implications such a move may have on the chocolate industry. (Mirror)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 09:59
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