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Weird News: Most Popular Articles

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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.
Frozen Turkeys Used As Deadly Weapons — A...
In the world of weird news, people beating each other over the head with frozen turkeys has become a holiday tradition.
Weird Sex News: When Private Lives Turn Public
Weird Sex: Looking for strange news regarding human sexuality? You'll find it here.
Bizarre School Science Projects
Science fair heart transplants, alcoholic hamsters, and other projects of kids who have gone full mad scientist at school.
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
People Struck By Flying Cows
Suddenly, out of the blue, a cow lands on top of you. This happens more often than you might think.
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 Angelina Jolie's shoulder tattoo mean? Find out here, and see more of her great body... art.
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.
6 Strange Rental Businesses
You might be surprised at the variety of things it's possible to rent, including chickens, priests, and even drunks.
Weird Art News
One man's trash is another man's treasure. Here's proof.
Air Sex Championships: Men & Women Simulate...
It's time to celebrate sex as men and women gather to simulate their favorite acts and positions in the Air Sex World Championships. Forget those guitars and strum along to my special photo feature.
10 Ways To Get Run Over By Your Own Car
Getting run over by your own car seems like it should be a low-probability event. And yet, as regular readers of weird news know, it happens all the time.
6 Insane Experiments That People Volunteered For
Would you volunteer to be blown up by an atomic bomb, or be frozen solid for the sake of science? Some people have.
Beefcake Heroes: Comic Book Icons Go Gay
Spider-Man is a photographer with a sensitive side with a presence on Broadway... does that make him gay? Find out here.
How'd That Get Up Your Butt? X-Rays of Strange...
How could someone possibly get a saltshaker stuck up his butt? I don't know -- but I do have a picture of it. See it here.
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.
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.
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.
12 Facts About Poop That Falls From Planes and...
A brief history of the phenomenon of frozen human waste that falls from airplanes.
Weirdo the Cat-Killing Superchicken
Weirdo was a colossal bird. The heaviest chicken in the world. But he had a violent temper that matched his size.
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.
Bad Things That Happened During Bingo
Bingo may not seem like a dangerous pastime. But make no mistake, it can be a rough game!
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.
7 Logo Design Disasters That Made Headlines
Controversial logos that ended up being embarrassing failures.
10 People Who Won The Bet But Lost Their Life
It's an odd fact of human nature that some people are willing to risk their life for the sake of winning a stupid bet.
Death Diaries: 6 People Who Deliberately...
Unusual cases in which people narrate or photograph their own death. Most often it's suicide victims who do this, but sometimes scientists as well.
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.
Love, Sex and Marriage
Looking for weird news? Here you'll find strange stories about love, sex and marriage.
The Fainting Woman Sex Case
The strange case of a woman who fainted every time she heard the word 'sex.'
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!
Marilyn Monroe's Chesty X-Ray Is No Big Bust
Marilyn Monroe's chest X-rays sell for $45,000... but you can see them for free here.
Teddy Roosevelt: One Tough President
Teddy Roosevelt, who was president from 1901-1909, was shot by John Schrank while campaigned as the candidate
Peep Shows Through History: From Classic...
New York in the 1970s was the porn capital of the world, with erotic theaters and peep shows on every corner. Was it just dirty pornographic smut... or a classic art that shares its origins with that of cinema itself? See the history of the peep show here and decide for yourself.
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.
Beyond Explanation
The World Bodypainting Festival is the biggest annual event of the body painting culture and community.
Painted Woman
The World Bodypainting Festival is the biggest annual event of the body painting culture and community.
Death By Fireworks: Five Ways to Avoid This...
Here's a few common-sense strategies to avoid this fate, and to avoid having your obituary listed in the Weird News section of the paper.
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.
Is There Someone Hiding Under Your Bed?
It's not only monsters who lurk beneath beds. One of these characters may be down there as well.
100 Years of Killer Squirrels
They may look cute and harmless, but sometimes squirrels go seriously rogue.
How to Eat Like Hot Dog Champ Joey Chestnut
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Weird Hiccup Cures
Reports of hiccup cures that are strange, unorthodox, or extremely ill-advised are a perennial theme in weird news.
The Top 10 Weird News Stories of October 2015
Beards were investigated. Goat's blood was drunk, and police stopped a man from singing Justin Bieber songs.
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.
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!
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.
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.
6 Things You Definitely Shouldn't Transport On...
Your boyfriend, your baby, your grandmother's corpse. Just a few of the things it's best not to have on the roof of your car while driving.
Nina Dobrev And Other Stars of 'Vampire...
Until now, Nina Dobrev was best known as Mia Jones on "Degrassi: The Next Generation." Now, she's working
Man With Fangs
The World Bodypainting Festival is the biggest annual event of the body painting culture and community.
Rogue Cheerleaders
The world of cheerleading isn't all pom-poms and pep rallies. It too has a dark underbelly.
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.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter & Other...
Was Abraham Lincoln really a vampire hunter?
Hells Angels Bulldog Bash
More than 50,000 people -- including Hells Angels from all over the world -- gather in England for what
The 5 Most Common Types of Creepy Ice Cream Men
Most operators of ice cream trucks are doubtless upstanding members of the community, but there are bad apples in any profession.
Debtor's Revenge: People Who Pay Fines With...
Classic weird news theme: when debtors have no choice but to pay a fine, but they're determined to make those money-grubbing officials work for it.
8 Weird (But Non-Kinky) Things People Have Done...
Beds typically serve two purposes: sleep and romance. But occasionally they've been repurposed in creative and unusual ways.
Meet the World's Shortest Man Junrey Balawing
There's a big new name for little and it's Junrey Balawing, who has taken the crown as the world's shortest man. Meet the 23.5-inch-tall wonder right here.
The Top 10 Weird News Stories of September 2015
Spiders caused havoc. Homeopaths got high. Buttocks were glued to store windows. And no one came out to vote.
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.
Streaker Strikes at London Soccer Match
A streaker runs onto the pitch during the Coca-Cola Championship match between the Queens Park Rangers and Doncaster Rovers in London. See him and other flashers, nudists and naked celebs in our special photo gallery. Page 29.
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.
Weird Religious News
Here's a look at strange religious news from all over the world, and from all denominations.
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.
Bestiality Crime Wave! Sex With Dogs, Horses,...
A Florida man is accused of having sex with a dog named Mimi.
The Tree-Sitting Craze of 1930
It was the year when a strange fad gripped the youth of America — to sit in trees for days, weeks, and in some cases even months.
Cheetos Assault
Cheetos Assault -- Domestic violence is never pretty, but when a man and woman assault each other with Cheetos, it's downright crunchy. We've got the police booking photos and mug shots of James Earl Taylor and Mary Childers. Page 57.
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.
Man Drowns At Party Of Lifeguards
Weird news classic from 1985: A man drowned while attending a party at which 100 New Orleans lifeguards were celebrating a summer with no drownings.
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.
How a Streaker Says Goodbye
How are streakers dragged away? See the touching and moving ceremony here. Page 30.
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.
Sandy Allen: Big-Hearted Giantess
World's Tallest Woman: Sandy Allen of Indiana, the Guinness Record holder as the world's tallest woman, died Aug. 13, 2008 at 53 Years old.
The Weird News Guide to Extraterrestrial Real...
For over 75 years, numerous people have claimed to own the sun, the moon, and all the planets everywhere.
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.
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.
Mummy From the Inside
The Discovery Channel announced the discovery of the mummy in 2003. The long-lost co-regent of Pharaoh
Cheats, Sneaks and Bad Math: Celebrity Tax...
The feds say Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne owe more than $1.7 million on taxes -- and have threatened to foreclose on one of the famous couple's many homes.
S&M Heaven: Dominance & Submission at DomCon LA
A submissive woman gets dominated by Sir Nik at DomConLA, a convention for people who love BDSM.
Nearly Naked People in Winter Swims
See slim, hardy Dutch girls don bikinis and jump into the North Sea... in winter.
Strange Hitchhikers Encountered On The Road
The world is full of strange things, and sometimes that strangeness is standing by the side of the road with its thumb out, hoping to get a ride.
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
Caught in the Act
Police say a Texas teacher was caught in the act having sex with a student. See her here. Page 29.
Outrageous Protest
How better to express your outrage than to dress outrageously -- or not dress at all? Here's a look at protesters who dress as orangutans, superheroes, and deep sea divers -- and some who protest in the raw.
Woman in Flames
The World Bodypainting Festival is the biggest annual event of the body painting culture and community.
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.
World's Biggest Testicles: Meet the Man With...
Wesley Warren Jr is the man with the world's biggest testicles.
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.
Colorful Crotch
See one of the most colorful crotches every painted right here. Page 11.
Lady Gaga: Kinky, Sexy, Meaty -- And Always...
Lady Gaga shows off what could be her kinkiest costume yet: A see-through nun outfit with crosses covering her nipples. See it up close here!
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.
Indonesian Tree Man Fights New Growths
A man with a rare genetic disorder has thick bark-like growths on his skin. Meet Indonesia's tree man, who is fighting a new battle with his disease.
Cosmopolitan Neutrogena Underwater Fashion Show
Forget the catwalks and red carpets. At a recent show in Sydney, Australian models held their noses,
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.
Boobs on Bikes Parade
New Zealand's Boobs on Bikes Parade has become an annual event in Auckland. The estimated 100,000 onlookers
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
Dumb Crimb: A Daily Look at Criminal Incompetence
Want a rundown of the week's strangest, most outrageous crimes of the day? Keep up with the antics of the world's least competent crooks.
The Naked Festival of Japan
The annual naked festival of Japan where thousands of men strip down to what looks like diapers in search of lucky sticks.
The Totally Bizarre Human Body
An amateur physicist lets 200,000 volts pass through his body in an incredibly stunt that uses more than 100 times the electricity needed to kill a man. See it here.
Nearly Naked Japanese Celebrate Coming of Age
Leave it to the Japanese -- they know how to throw a party. See a traditional ceremony where nearly naked revelers carry portable shrines into the sea in our special photo gallery
Facing the Paint
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. Page 12.
Krampus is Coming: Santa's Little-Known Companion
Everyone knows the story of Santa. But how about Krampus? Meet his little-know and less-friendly companion.
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.
Pet Costumes: The Weirdest Halloween Animals of...
It's the weirdest pets costumes of the year -- and let's start off with these beauties: Lupine the corgi
Real Life Frankeinstein
Real life Frankenstein Arrested: Police in Anderson Township, Ohio, cuffed a man with a gash on his forehead who happens to be named Forrest V. Frankenstein Jr. after an incident at a Toby Keith Concert. Page 99.
No-Wash Underwear
Not ready to strap on adult diapers? Here's one alternative -- No-Wash Underwear. Rob Libfeld, a medical student at the University of Massachusetts, invented these durable boxers, after noting how embarrassed patents get during long hospital stays when their skivvies turn spunky. Page 33.
6 Things That Might Unexpectedly Kill You At...
Things that might get you before you even enter the water: killer umbrellas, collapsing sand holes, clam-dropping seagulls, etc.
Flower Girl
The 2010 Daegu International Bodypainting Festival features beautiful naked women covered only in paint. See the best of them here. Page 13.
Breast Assault Ever
An Ohio woman is accused of shooting breast milk at two cops. See her and her cleavage here. Page 21.
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 Lost and Found - Unusual Items Recovered
Here's a rundown of some of the most unusual things found in lost and found bins across the country.
Believe It or Not
A badly matted little dog is given an amazing makeover courtesy of Ripley's Believe It or Not. Page 16.
Weird News For and About Left-Handers
8 unusual news stories featuring the 10% of the world population that is left-handed.
Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame: Celebrity...
Willie Nelson is arrested for pot possession -- and uses it to launch a new political movement.
Clowning Around in the Nude
What happens when a nude model gets a creepy clown painted across her belly? See the interest results in my bodypainting photo gallery. Page 14.
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.
Lady Gaga Turns the Other Cheek
Lady Gaga's butt-bearing number at the Brit Awards turned a few cheeks. See the eye-catching outfit here. Page 32.
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.
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.
Strange Shadow Images
Shadows don't normally make it into the news, unless they look like Jesus or a hanged man.
Streaker on the Cricket Pitch
A streaker invades the cricket pitch during a One Day International Match between New Zealand and Bangladesh. See him and other nudes -- including naked celebs -- in our special photo gallery. Page 31.
Inside an Egyptian Mummy
Medical technologies like the CT scan can reveal diet, general health, age, and gender of mummies
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.
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.
The Top 10 Weirdest Mayonnaise Stories of All...
It's debatable whether mayonnaise makes all foods more delicious, but its presence in news stories definitely adds a tangy touch of weirdness.
Snow & Boobs: Topless Sledding is Frozen Fun
People take it all off and get in cold in Germany for naked snow-sledding.
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.
Beautiful Backside
See a truly beautiful backside from the Daegu International Bodypainting Festival, and other images of naked women covered in paint. Page 15.
Naked & Angry
A bunch of Spanish people got naked to protest economic conditions. See them here. Page 7.
Woman Charged With Sleeping With Fiance's Brother
A woman from the St. Louis area was arrested for having sex with her fiance's brother... who is just 13 years old. See her mug shot and so much more here. Page 204.
The Face Tattoo
See the world's greatest drunk driving mug shot here. Page 18.
The Wife Who Was Allergic To Her Husband
Whenever Joyce Holdridge was near her husband she broke out in a rash that covered her from head to toe. A classic weird news case from 1949.
Celebrating Growth
The world's hairiest teen isn't shying away from her record. See her here. Page 10.
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.
Kelly Ripa Stomps on the Record Book
A pigtail-clad Kelly Ripe tries to set an unusual record on live television. Learn more here. Page 3.
Nude Clown Contortions
Forget balloon animals. Mr. and Mrs. May of the Naked Clown Calendar show some of the really fun shapes rarely seen at birthday parties. See this and more in our special weird nude photo gallery. Page 43.
Weeki Wachee Mermaids
The performing mermaids of Weeki Wachee Spring State Park -- a Florida tradition for six generations -- now make guest appearances at Ripley's aquariums. Page 59.
Two Thumbs Up
A woman arrest on DUI charges smiles for the camera. See her memorable mug here. Page 2.
That's Disguisting!
Grit your teeth, and get ready to lose your appetite. Then ask yourself, "Why do I enjoy reading these
Boobs on a Butt
What's better than a perfect butt? A perfect pair of boobs painted on it! See this bodypainting masterpiece here. Page 10.
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.
Advice for Jon Hamm: How to Hide Your Giant Penis
Jonah Falcon has some penis-hiding advice for 'Mad Men's' Jon Hamm.

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