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How Big Can One Get? Johah Falcon's Claim to Fame
What's it like to have the world's biggest penis? Ask the man who owns it: Jonah Falcon. See pictures of Jonah and read about his ups and downs.
Weird Sex News: When Private Lives Turn Public
Weird Sex: Looking for strange news regarding human sexuality? You'll find it here.
Jonah Falcon and His Legendary Length
It's not so easy for Jonah Falcon, the man widely believed to have the world's largest penis, as he tries to jump start his film career. The 38-year-old New Yorker was snubbed for a part on HBO's
Weird Crime Mug Shots
Mug Shots and Police Photos: When you commit a dumb crime, you usually look the part. About.com's Buck Wolf brings you the strangest, most outrageous Funny looking mug shots and police photos. Come back for regular updates.
Nakedness in the News
Some people get caught with their pants down. Others strip for what they believe is a very good reason.
Angelina Jolie's Tattoos: Where They Are &...
What does all those marks on Angelina Jolie's shoulder blade me? Get a close look at her tattoos -- and find out what they mean -- here.
How'd That Get Up Your Butt? X-Rays of Strange...
Someone stuck a Buzz Lightyear toy up his butt... and couldn't get it out. See photographic evidence of it right here. Page 2.
Air Sex Championships: Men & Women Simulate...
A woman uses a power sander to simulate an act of lust at the Air Sex World Championships. See it all here. Page 3.
Weird News Photo Extravaganza
You want a good reason to gawk at cute animals, crazy mug shots, unusual protests and mayhem? Well, there is none, except that it's fun. So, enjoy!
Ripley's Believe It Or Not
Ripley's Believe It Or Not! has carved a singular history in entertainment history, and its museums are perhaps the single best source for lovers of the bizarre. Here is a look at some of Ripley's recent events and its newest attractions.
No Oragne Juice? I'm Calling 9-1-1!
Mug Shots: Raibin Osman called 9-1-1 to complain that his local McDonald's in Oregon botched his order. He now faces misdemeanor charges. Page 32.
You Must Be Wasted - Weird Stories About Drugs
When you're high on drugs, anything can happen. Here's proof. Check out strange drug busts, hilarious stoner activity in this recurring feature on Buck Wolf's Weird News Central at About.com.
'Diaper Lady' Shuttle Astronaut Strikes Plea...
The former astronaut who's diaper-clad road trip to confront a love rival has reached a plea deal. See her famously strange mug shot and so much more in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 185.
Prosthetic Arm Prison Beating
Sometimes, you need to use any handy weapon. Police say a prisoner used his prosthetic arm to bash a fellow inmate. See him and others in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 154.
Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame: Celebrity...
Until recently, Nina Dobrev was best known as Mia Jones on "Degrassi: The Next Generation." Now, she's
The Ultimate Punishment
She also wrote a note complaining that the three-day waiting period for a handgun would "delay the massacre,"
Love, Sex and Marriage
Looking for weird news? Here you'll find strange stories about love, sex and marriage.
Bad Parenting
You need a license to drive, why don't you need a license to procreate? At least that's how you feel when you hear about the couple that puts their toddler in the clothes dryer.
Bigfoot On Display In New York?
A circus claims to have a bigfoot.
The World's Top 10 Competitive Eaters
Here are the rankings of the top eaters in the world as ranked by the International Federation of Competitive Eating (IFOCE) and Major League Eating.
That's Disguisting!
Grit your teeth, and get ready to lose your appetite. Then ask yourself, "Why do I enjoy reading these
Nude and Naked
It doesn't take much to get some people to shed their clothes... and their inhibitions. See what happens when people drop trou in the most unusual places.
Baseball Hall of Shame II
Meet a player who was picked off a base while standing right on it. Page 4.
Did Colleen Cudney Make The World's Dumbest...
A woman could go to jail over her stupid Facebook post.
Guinness World Records 2013: Animals
Meet the world's longest snake, Medusa. Page 4.
Human Pincushion
Ripley's 'Seeing Is Believing' pulls together some of the company's best archival photos, along with modern treasures. The book features a look at Barnum and Bailey's sideshow stars from the early 20th Century. This man, B.A. Bryant, was a human pincushion, able to stick himself with large needles and feel no pain. Page 44.
How To Hypnotize An Emu
A guy uses his legs to hypnotize an emu.
Molly Schuyler Eats A LOT Of Steak
A woman eats nine pounds of beef in 15 minutes.
This Week in Weird Crime: Jan. 28 2014
A 79-year-old is accused of masturbating in a McDonald's parking lot.
Streaker Gets Grabbed You-Know-Where
Streakers of the year so far
Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling Is Kinda Crazy
A first-person POV of the crazy cheese rolling race.
Nina Dobrev And Other Stars of 'Vampire...
Five stars of the TV show 'Vampire Diaries' were arrested for allegedly flashing motorists in Georgia.
Fraud! Pip The 'Psychic Goat' Is Baaaaaaad News
A pyschic goat failed to predict a soccer winner
Pirates Gather In Attempt To Set New World Record
Pirates gather in record attempt.
Burn Victim... Saved By A Slurpee!
A burn victim pours Slurpee on his wounds.
Florida Woman Accused Of Dumping Mom From...
A woman is accused of dumping her mother from a wheelchair.
Strange Stories About Death
Dying for some laughs? Here's some weird news stories about death and dying, including a wrong casket brought to a funeral, urn art, and more.
The Face Tattoo
See the world's greatest drunk driving mug shot here. Page 18.
Two Thumbs Up
A woman arrest on DUI charges smiles for the camera. See her memorable mug here. Page 2.
Giant Spider at Tate Modern
Dominique Gonzalez Foerster: The new show at Britain's Tate Modern museum, by French artist Dominique Gonzalez Foerster, is truly shaking the city, offering visitors bleak images 50 years in the future. . Page 97.
New World Records
New World Records: Here's a ongoing look at biggest, hairiest, latest, greatest world records, from the fattest man to the tallest woman. Keep up with humanity's quest to reach new heights . . . and depths.
World's Shortest Man Meets Leggiest Woman
Svetlana Pankratova and He Pingping: To mark the release of Guinness World Records 2009, He Pingping, the shortest man who can walk, met up with Svetlana Pankratova, the woman with the world's longest legs. He stands at 2-foot-5, while Pankratova's leg are measured at nearly 52 inches, more than 4 feet long. Page 91.
This Week In Weird: Piano Dog, Fire Challenge...
See a human-dog hybrid playing the waltz on a keyboard.
Olivia Munn Gets Naked
Olivia Munn has taken off all her clothes -- again -- in the name of animal rights. See the celeb wearing nothing at all... right here.
Vivian Wheeler, Bearded Lady
A man in search of his long-lost mother finds the last thing he ever expected: A bearded lady. See them and more in my special gallery of freaks and sideshow acts. Page 20.
Robot Sex: New Love Doll Has Personality Too
A new robot promises to change the way lonely men have sex. Roxxxy is not only a life-sized love doll, but she can also talk football afterward.
YouTube Boobs
When you get arrested, just for the sake of producing a must-see YouTube video, perhaps your sacrificing a little too much for your art.
Meet the Naked Rambler
He travels the Scottish countryside in little more than his birthday suit. He's Stephen Gough, the Naked
World Naked Bike Ride
The World Naked Bike Ride calls for protesters to ride through the streets in body paint and not much more, all to raise awareness for environmental issues and and let people know about the harm done by gas-burning motor vehicles.
Heroes to Zeros: Baseball's World Series Mug...
Brett Myers is the only Phillies pitcher to lose a game in the 2008 World Series. He's also the only 2009 Philadelphia ballplayer in our World Series Mug Shot Hall of Shame. See him and other baseball bad boys in our special gallery. Page 9.
Bizarre Child Sex Photo Case
A Florida woman pleads guilty to sexually abusing her children, taking photos and sending them to a man she met online. See her here. Page 20.
Stuff You Never Knew About Chipotle Restaurants
Jason Mraz sells avocados to Chipotle. Page 4.
Painted Woman
The World Bodypainting Festival is the biggest annual event of the body painting culture and community.
Floor Pasta, Tasers, Raunchy 'Friends Reunion'...
What it looks like when people get tasered.
A Look Inside Jack Ruby's Hat
A photo of Jack Ruby's hat. Weird News. Page 4.
Weird Animal News
Our animal friends are always reminding us that it's their planet, too. Here's the latest on humanity's ongoing struggle with its beastly friends.
Living in the Trash
A South Carolina woman is arrested when her kids are found living in a house full of trash. See her and other accused dumb criminals in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 98.
Yahtzee!
Some of us take Yahtzee a lot more serious than everyone else. Meet a man police say tried to choke his wife after a round of the classic game. Page 6.
Hint to Crooks
A man tries to elude police... but a face full of tattoos made it pretty impossible. Check out his mug shot here. Page 4.
Weird Burger Scam
A man claiming to be the new manager of Denny's cooked himself a burger. But he wasn't the manager. Get the full weird story here.
Breast Assault Ever
An Ohio woman is accused of shooting breast milk at two cops. See her and her cleavage here. Page 21.
Living Art
Ripley's turning the legendary Lizardman into a statue. See his transformation here. Page 21.
The Disney Peeper
This isn't what they meant by Disney magic: Police say they caught a man spying on women in a bathroom at Epcot. Page 3.
Massive Nude Gathering in Sydney, Australia
Thousands of people shed their clothes as part of an art project in Sydney Australia... and we have the uncensored images in our special gallery. Page 26.
Hairy Man in Body Paint
The World Bodypainting Festival is the biggest annual event of the body painting culture and community.
The Penis Map
How do American penises stack up? We're a little on the small side, as it turns out. See how we rank in this map of global dongs. Page 4.
Gang Bang Teacher
It's like something out of a porn movie -- police say a Texas teacher had sex with five students at once and let them film the filthy act. Page 30.
Horse and Buggy Crimes
Amish men have been serving jail sentences for refusing to put traffic markers on their horse-and-buggy carriages. Find out why they refuse here. Page 10.
Beefcake Heroes: Comic Book Icons Go Gay
There have been lots of incarnations of the Green Lantern -- and this one is gay. See him here. Page 9.
Sonya Thomas
Sonya Thomas. Weird News. Page 10.
Weird Medical News
You could bust a gut laughing at what's going on at some hospitals. Here's a look at bizarre hospital news across the world.
Disney Smackdown
A woman is accused of beating her one-year-old child at Disney's Magic Kingdom. See her in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 19.
Holiday Feasting Tips: How to Eat Like Hot Dog...
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'Toe Suck Fairy' Flies Off to Jail
Police in Arkansas say 50-year-old Michael Wyatt has a secret identity: He's the "Toe Suck Fairy," and
Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame
A Connecticut woman is accused of throwing a Christmas tree at her father during a drunken holiday dustup that resulted in one memorable mug shot.
Don't Stare at My Daughter!
A man caught leering at a teen girl is beaten by the girl's mother. See him here. Page 15.
Woman Accused in Murder Claims Victim Wanted to...
A woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man says the victim wanted to die... and even paid her to do the job. Page 5.
Play My Song... Or Else!
Here's how you DON'T get your song request played on the radio: threaten the station. See a guy who police say did just that... right here. Page 7.
Milk, Sugar & Xanax
A Florida woman is accused of spiking her husband's coffee... with Xanax. Page 13.
Minor Miracles
Tired of all the bad news? Here are some real-life uplifting tales.
World Bodypainting Festival
World Bodypainting Festival: Some say body painting is the oldest form of art. In the last dozen years, with a growing acceptance of nude and naked performance, the World Bodypainting Festival has attracted thousands of people. The event began in 1996 in Austria. Here are highlights of festivals and competitions from around the world.
Naked Hindu Holy Men Gather for Kumbh Mela
It's the world's largest religious gathering... and some people like to do it in the nude. See our photo of the Hindu Kumbh Mela, and other naked news images, here. Page 33.
Drunk, Naked & Covered in Blood
A Chicago man is found drunk, naked and covered in blood. See him here. Page 23.
Alleged Prostitute Arrested After Opossum...
A woman was arrested for prostitution after an encounter with an opossum. Find out how it all unfolded here. Page 9.
Strange New Products
Photos of Strange New Products
911 Caller Just Wants His Tacos
A Florida man calls 911 from a Taco Bell... because he couldn't place a walk-up order and the drive-through window. Page 11.
The All-Time Weirdest Sports of the Summer...
You might think of the Olympic Games as an ancient and noble tradition. I think of it as a clearinghouse for weird sports. See the strangest Games ever played here... starting with pigeon shooting. Yes, pigeon shooting.
Dirty Cowboy
Mug Shot: Deborah Yvette Parker is accused of killing her common-law husband after allegedly shooting him during a sex game they called "Dirty Cowboy." And we've got the mug shot.
Different Kind of Science
Police accuse a science teacher of having sex with one of his students -- one of at least FOUR Texas teachers named in scandals right now. See them all here. Page 31.
Diane Sue Whalen
A mugshot of Diane Sue Whalen, who was arrested in connection with training two dogs to have sex with women. She faces charges of felony crimes against nature.
Dumb Crime Du Jour - Weird Crime News
Want a rundown of the week's strangest, most outrageous crimes of the day? Take a look here for a few laughs.
Hollywood Offbeat
Looking for weird celebrity news? Keep up with Britney, Paris and other glittering Einsteins of show business. This week, we find Demi Moore stopped a suicide with Twitter.
Hells Angels Bulldog Bash
More than 50,000 people -- including Hells Angels from all over the world -- gather in England for what
Mom Allegedly Has Sex With Daughter's Teenage...
Mug Shots and Police Photos: Police are accusing Deborah Lee Towe with having ses with several of her daughter's teenage friends (as young as 15), in a Walmart parking lot, an elementary school parking lot, and her home.
Woman Gets Naked in Attempt to Avoid Arrest
Sudden nudity can change any situation dramatically and immediately... but it can't help you avoid arrest. See the woman who thought stripping would save her... and find out what else she did to earn entry into the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 196.
Naked Clown Calendar
Naked Clown Calendar: San Francisco's Clown Conservatory is launching the Naked Clown Calendar to raise money for multiple sclerosis. The Class of 2008 was inspired by co-founder Judy Finelli.
Just to Make Sure He's Dead
Police say she chose "all of the above," pulling out the handicapped victim's teeth, driving a nail through
Thrifty Thief
Mug Shots and Police Photos: When you commit a dumb crime, you usually look the part. About.com's Buck Wolf brings you the strangest, most outrageous Funny looking mug shots and police photos. Come back for regular updates. Page 22.
What's So Weird About Babe Ruth?
Does Babe Ruth belong in the Weird Hall of Fame? Get the facts here on everything from the called shot to his sex life... and decide for yourself!
Love Doll
A man is caught on elementary school property allegedly having sex with a child-like doll, according to police. See the alleged perv here in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 14.
Man With Fangs
The World Bodypainting Festival is the biggest annual event of the body painting culture and community.
Ron Mueck's Unsettling Giant
The sculpture is called "Wild Man" and is one of Ron Mueck's many unusual creations. Mueck's art manages
Caught in the Act
Police say a Texas teacher was caught in the act having sex with a student. See her here. Page 29.
Indonesian Tree Man Fights New Growths
Indonesian "Tree Man" Dede Koswara needs help bathing -- because his condition makes his own hands almost
Three-Way Sex in Public
Everybody has a secret fantasy, and for three Torrington, Conn., residents, that apparently involves three-way sex in public. The trio -- Mindy Lomento, Greg Wankin, David Perry -- face public indecency Charges
This Week In Weird News
Could the figure in this image be the elusive Bigfoot? For years, much of the evidence for the big beast
Weird Dog Stories
Looking for weird dog stories and weird dog news? You've come to the right place
Teddy Roosevelt: One Tough President
Teddy Roosevelt, who was president from 1901-1909, was shot by John Schrank while campaigned as the candidate
Snake Massage
Snake Massage: At Ada Barak's spa in northern Israel, snakes don't give people the creeps. They give deep-tissue massages. King and corn snakes are laid on people's backs, and for $80, they'll wriggle the kinks out of your spine.
This Week In Weird Crime June 29 2014
A Spanish teacher is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student.
Nicolas Cage Arrested
Actor Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans -- and captured in one of the weirdest celebrity mug shots ever. See it all here. Page 34.
Boobs on Bikes Parade
New Zealand's Boobs on Bikes Parade has become an annual event in Auckland. The estimated 100,000 onlookers
Biology Teacher Accused of Sexy Lesson
A Texas biology teacher is accused of having sex with one of her students at least two dozen times, including at school and in her car. See her here. Page 28.
Streaker Hits the Rugby Pitch
What's the best way to liven up a rugby match? A flasher! See the latest sports streakers and other nudists here in our special photo collection. Page 37.
Streaker Strikes
It doesn't take much to get some people to shed their clothes... and their inhibitions. See what happens when people drop trou in the most unusual places. Page 36.
Boryeong Mud Festival: Good Clean Fun
The Boryeong Mud Festival is good, clean fun. An estimated 2 million people from around the world converge on this small South Korean coastal city -- just to play in the dirt. You'll find mud slides, mud wrestling, mud sculpture, mud photo contests, among other activities. The other part of the festival is pitching the beauty and skincare products made from Boryoeng City's famous dirt.
S&M Heaven: Dominance & Submission at DomCon LA
Barbed wire + sex = ouch! See it here. Page 14.
Naked Protester Interrupts Berlin Film Festival
If you're trying to draw attention to your cause, drop your pants. See the nude protester at the Berlin Film Festival and other naked news photos here. Page 34.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter & Other...
In "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" the 16th president is out for revenge after witnessing his own mother
The Ugly Dogling's Amazing Transformation
See Ripley the Dog's amazing transformation from matted to mutt to lovable pup. Page 17.
Smart Phone, Dumb Arrest
A teen accidentally dialed 911 and let police listen in on his drug deal. See him here. Page 27.
Cuffed at Taco Bell
A man allegedly handcuffed a young woman he was trying to date after she rejected him. See him here in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 16.
999 Aer Lingus Nudes
The March 15, 2009 event in Britain was open to anyone in the public brave enough to take off almost
Nude Clown Does Chores
Clowns have to do chores too... and some even like doing it nude. See the stunning images from the Naked Clown Calendar and more in our special naked gallery. Page 39.
Weird Crime: Kilt-Wearing Thief, Serial...
A man is accused of using his kilt to try to shoplift electronics.
Woman in Flames
The World Bodypainting Festival is the biggest annual event of the body painting culture and community.
Ice Cream Antisocial
A Memphis man is accused of pulling a gun at a children's party after a dispute over ice cream and cake. See him and other dumb crime suspects here. Page 24.
Two Nude Clowns
What's better than a naked clown? Two naked clowns, working together to raise money for multiple sclerosis research. See this and more in our special weird nude photo collection. Page 40.
Nude Sports Flash: Athletes Bare All in Naked...
What could possible make rugby more exciting? Total nudity! See what happens when two teams play completely exposed.
Bow WOW!
There's a new top dog: A Great Dane named Giant George is the world's tallest... standing 43 inches from paw to shoulders and more than seven feet long from head to tail. See George and other record-breaking animals and humans in our special photo gallery. Page 36.
Little Dog, Big Record
Little Dog, Big Record: At six inches long, Tom Thumb is not much bigger than a hamster. But this chihuahua-Jack Russell mix may set the record as the smallest pup on the planet. Guinness World Records intends to measure this mutt, to see if he qualifies as the world's smallest dog. Page 2.
Our Litigious Times
A rundown of the latest in dumb laws and ridiculous lawsuits in Buck Wolf's weird news on About.com.
Hose Job
A Texas woman smiles and sticks out her tongue after being accused of passing bad checks. See her in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 32.
Bestiality Crime Wave! Sex With Dogs, Horses,...
A man convicted of dog sex wins a strange victory in court. Find out here. Page 5.
Naked Clowns for Your Wall
It doesn't take much to get some people to shed their clothes... and clowns are dropping their oversized shoes and suspenders for a good cause. See the images here. Page 38.
Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Mike Leake Accused of...
Reds pitcher Mike Leake is accused of stealing t-shirts worth $60. See his mug shot here. Page 33.
Man Propositions Daughter Online
A Pennsylvania man is accused of signing up for Facebook in order to meet his own daughter... and described sex acts to her. See the mug shot here, and other stores of the world's most bizarre true crime. Page 197.
Their Bodies, Themselves
What better way to celebrate the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras than with thousands of naked men and women at the Sydney Opera House. See the uncensored images in our special Nude News photo gallery. Page 28.
Shedding Clothes in Sydney
See the gathering that put the exhibition into exhibitionist, as 5,000 people shed their clothes for artist Spencer Tunick. Find uncensored images and more in our special Naked News gallery. Page 27.
Petal Power
A naked women has only petals of paints covering her bare breasts at the 2010 Daegu International Bodypainting Festival. See her and more here. Page 16.
Ultimate Bad Parenting
A man is accused of leaving his son in a hot truck so he could go into a bar and watch Ultimate Fighting. See this and other dummies in the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame. Page 119.
Peep Shows Through History: From Classic...
Where else can you see nude women, watch a peep show and enjoy a juice bar with "high-potency protein
Lady Gaga Brings Nearly Nude Bra and Panty Act...
After giving Mets fans the finger at a Citi Field game, Lady Gaga showed up in the Bronx and gave Yankees fans a different kind of salute. See her nearly-nude Yankee Stadium show here. Page 20.
Patriotic Paintjob
Get naked, and get red, white and blue at the bodypainting festival. Page 17.
Believe It or Not
A badly matted little dog is given an amazing makeover courtesy of Ripley's Believe It or Not. Page 16.
Screaming Into Immortality
Lizardman Erik Sprague is being transformed into a statue. Page 22.
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