Category Archives: Odd News

Doctors Remove 27 Bags of Heroin Inside Man

Doctors in Massachusetts Hospital Remove 27 Bags of Heroin Inside Man A man pleaded not guilty for charges of heroin trafficking after doctors extracted 27 bags of heroin from inside a 51-year-old man. As much as 6 ounces of heroin was surgically removed, authorities said. According to the Salem police, Miguel Rodriguez went to North…
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Japan’s Kinki University ditches saucy name

Japan's Kinki University has finally put a stop to years of foreign sniggering at its name by changing its pervy-sounding nomenclature. Marking the start of the new Japanese academic year, the Osaka school on Friday formally became Kindai University, unveiling a plate bearing the new name in English at one of its main gates --…
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Has France finally reclaimed Joan of Arc’s ring?

LES EPESSES, France - A ring thought to belong to France's most famous historical martyr, Joan of Arc, was unveiled on Sunday at a theme park, even as historians remained skeptical about its authenticity. The Puy du Fou historical theme park in the western Vendee region paid 376,833 euros ($425,000) for the ring, which is…
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Shakespeare’s Skull Probably Isn’t In His Grave

Radar scan of Shakespeare's grave confirms skull apparently missing Shakespeare's skull is likely missing from his grave, an archaeologist has concluded, confirming rumors which have swirled for years about grave-robbers and adding to the mystery surrounding the Bard's remains. Four hundred years after his death and burial at the Church of the Holy Trinity in…
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Man Arrested For Not Returning Rented VHS From 14 Years Ago

A North Carolina man says he was arrested for not returning a video cassette tape he rented 14 years ago James Meyers Jr., a single dad from Concord, said he was driving his 10-year-old daughter to school at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday when police pulled him over for a broken brake light. Meyers gave the…
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Sammy the Seal’s Extraordinary Mealtime Ritual

Sammy flops across the street every day to visit his favourite seafood restaurant For some years now, Sammy the Seal has been hauling his roly-poly body out of Broad Lough river in Wicklow Town, in the Republic of Ireland, three times a day. He is a devoted client of a fish and chip shop in…
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Penguin Always Comes Home To The Man Who Saved His Life

A Magellanic penguin named Jingjing lives in Patagonia, but since 2011 he's got a seasonal home in Brazil. Four years ago, retired bricklayer João Pereira de Souza was walking along the beach when he found a penguin covered in oil and struggling to survive. He brought the penguin home, cleaned him up and gave him…
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