Just Some Hinky-Strange Weird News of the Day
Burglars get severed heads shock photoVIENNA (Reuters) - Burglars in Vienna opted for a speedy getaway after they found eight severed human heads when breaking into the basement of an apartment building, Austrian police said Friday.
Couples line up for passion in a car on stilts AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Couples in Amsterdam are writing out their dreams of passion for the chance to spend a night in a small car fitted with a bed and hoisted up on poles.
Sex or a long life? Guess which Britons chose.. LONDON (Reuters) - A large number of Britons would be prepared to give up sex if it meant they would live to be 100, according to a survey Friday.
U.S. map thief resented prestigious libraries: court BOSTON (Reuters) - A dealer of antique treasures who admitted stealing more than $3 million in rare maps was resentful of the world's top libraries and acted to finance his rich tastes and rising debt, prosecutors said on Thursday.
"Catch Me If You Can" thief jailed SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian woman nicknamed the "Catch Me if You Can" thief was jailed for four years on Friday after an audacious crime spree across eastern Australia.
Peru seeks dog breed status for ancient llama herder LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - An ancient Peruvian culture loved its dogs so much it buried them alongside humans and even tossed in some tasty treats for the afterlife. Now, researchers are working to get these very same dogs official breed status.
Cell phone concerto may be music to your ears TORONTO (Reuters) - It's one musical performance where your cell phone can -- and should -- ring.
Club tragedy band plays again BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - The controversial return to the stage of the Argentine band that was playing during a rock club fire that killed 194 people in 2004 went smoothly on Thursday after victims' families failed to stop the show.
Hollywood unleashes dogs in war on movie piracy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - This time, Hollywood really has gone to the dogs.
Man bites panda after panda bites man BEIJING (Reuters) - An intoxicated Chinese man who tried to give a panda a hug at Beijing Zoo found himself biting it in self defense after his clumsy attempt at affection was savagely rejected, local media reported Thursday.