Category: Freak News



MISSING: One 5,000 pound bridge

Here’s some­thing you don’t hear every day. A man in Michi­gan says a bridge was stolen from his prop­erty. Robert Cor­tis said that he was mak­ing plans to move the two-and-a-half ton, wood-and-steel bridge off the prop­erty, which he no longer uses as his pri­mary res­i­dence. But when he con­tacted a com­pany to dis­as­sem­ble and […]


What might college students at the U of T be decorating their shelves with this holiday season?

A New York City man is prob­a­bly kick­ing him­self for get­ting booted from an NBA game – for tak­ing off his pros­thetic leg and hit­ting another fan with it. Jef­frey Gam­blero, known as a Brook­lyn Nets “super fan,” had hoofed it to Madi­son Square Gar­den to see his team take on the rival New York […]


Florida man. Walmart. Cow Tongue.

A Florida man who really wanted to car­jack some­one ended up just get­ting jacked up after botch­ing three sep­a­rate thefts in a mat­ter of min­utes – one of which resulted in him blow­ing up the vehi­cle by crash­ing into a gas pump. Jor­dan Mincy approached a secu­rity guard at a Shell sta­tion and mut­tered something […]


Don't shoot!

A Russ­ian man was forced to rat out a sausage man­u­fac­turer for gross hygiene fail­ures after he made a sand­wich and bit into the foot of a mouse that had found its way into the deli meat. Ana­tol Voronkov bought the deli meat and brought it home for a snack, but after a cou­ple of […]


Looks like the NFL needs to up their wages!

An NFL player was arrested at a Florida con­ve­nience store for try­ing to buy sev­eral items with a form of pay­ment the store didn’t accept – sticks of bub­ble gum. Dwayne Gratz, a cor­ner­back for the Jack­sonville Jaguars, told the clerk he didn’t have any cash on him, but offered sev­eral sticks of gum in […]


So Santa Claus walks into a post office...

A Florida cop appar­ently for­got which side of the law he’s was on and now he’s out of a job. While respond­ing to a bur­glary at a con­ve­nience store, sheriff’s deputy Ernesto McCloud was caught on sur­veil­lance cam­era stuff­ing a $10 DVD into his shirt. He later admit­ted to steal­ing the video and said he […]


Your texting is straining my eyes.

A Cal­i­for­nia man was brought to tears in a movie the­ater ear­lier this week – not because of the flick, but because he got pep­per sprayed by a woman who was ticked that he asked her to stop tex­ting. The man, whose name was not released, made sev­eral attempts to get the woman’s atten­tion by […]


Folks, we have a new world record!

A 44-year-old mother of six crushed the women’s beer mile world record by 13 sec­onds, top­pling a record that had stood since 1997. While beer mile records are not rec­og­nized by the offi­cial gov­ern­ing bod­ies track and field, they are tracked at, where a list of rules can be found. Run­ning a beer mile […]