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Yorkshire man wakes up Irish after brain surgery

A Yorkshire man woke up from brain surgery to find he’d turned from a flat vowelled, thrifty dalesman into a blarney kissing, ‘Danny Boy’ singing, happy-go-lucky Dubliner.

The Daily Mail reports that 30 year old Chris Gregory spent three days on life support, after a blood vessel in his brain ruptured. While the staff were relieved to see him come round, they were non-plussed when he opened his mouth and began speaking in a broad Irish accent.

The Register


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super strong spider silk

LONDON (Reuters) – Spider silk is already tougher and lighter than steel, and now scientists have made it three times stronger by adding small amounts of metal.

The technique may be useful for manufacturing super-tough textiles and high-tech medical materials, including artificial bones and tendons.

“It could make very strong thread for surgical operations,” researcher Seung-Mo Lee of the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics in Halle, Germany, said in a telephone interview.

Lee and colleagues, who published their findings in the journal Science, found that adding zinc, titanium or aluminum to a length of spider silk made it more resistant to breaking or deforming.

Yahoo News

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New Bigfoot activity noted in Siberia /

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Indian boy marries dog to ward off tigers – Weird news-

O.K how about marrying the son off to a dog? I know some of our sons have married dog,,lol, but the four legged kind seem a little off limits to us;

BHUBANESWAR, India – An infant boy was married off to his neighbors’ dog in eastern India by villagers who said it will stop the groom from being killed by wild animals, officials and witnesses said Wednesday.

Indian boy marries dog to ward off tigers – Weird news-

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Man arrested for making out with blow-up dolls

Hey have not posted here in a while and ran into to this funny story on odd news from the smoking gun;

FEBRUARY 5–A Florida man was arrested yesterday after he was spotted fondling and making out with a pair of blow-up dolls in a supermarket parking lot. Shoppers called cops when they spotted George Bartusek, 51, getting busy in the front seat of his 1998 Lincoln Town Car, which was parked directly in front of a Publix store. Evidence photos (seen below and here) showing Bartusek’s inanimate partners were provided to TSG by the Cape Coral Police Department.

LOl, what is also funny is the photo they have an actual photo of the doll pictured over at the smoking gun, the guy is oviously unstable I am glad they arrested him and got him away from society at least for a while.

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