Thailand’s “Scorpion Queen” set a new world record after living with thousands of deadly scorpions in a glass room for 33 days, beating her previous record by one day.
A Chinese couple is desperately seeking a cure for their daughter, who has been laughing non-stop for 12 years. This is no joke.
A Providence, R.I. man pleaded no contest to animal abandonment and was ordered to pay $1000 restitution and perform 50 hours of community service after he abandoned nearly 300 rats on the side of a road in aquariums and cages.
Tanzania has revoked the licenses of all its traditional healers in a bid to halt the killings of albinos whose body parts are used for witchcraft.
A group of Evanston friends thought it was funny when a man fell on the ice, but the situation quickly turned ugly when the fallen man drew a gun and shot one of them. Ice rage?
Blowfish testicles prepared by an unauthorized chef sickened seven diners in northern Japan and three remained hospitalized Tuesday after eating the poisonous delicacy. There’s a moral in there somewhere.
Chirac and his depressed doggie, Sumo
Former French President Chirac was hospitalised after being mauled by his while Maltese dog – which suffers from frenzied fits and is being treated with anti-depressants.
Passengers on a flight from Moscow to New York quickly realized that their pilot was dead drunk as he announced preparations for take-off. After much haggling, they were able abort the flight.
Giving new meaning to the phrase scape-goat, vigilantes took a black and white goat to the Nigerian police, saying it was an armed robber who had used black magic to transform himself into a goat. No word yet on the goat’s fate.
In a week that was rife with idiotic statements, Nancy Pelosi wins top prize for:
MOST IDIOTIC STATEMENT
Democrat head honcho Nancy Pelosi _declared with a straight face, “Every month that we do not have an economic recovery package, 500 million Americans lose their jobs.” This
statement was also echoed by Obama, which raises the question: Who are the idiots? Them, or the people who voted for them?
Larry King, 75, while interviewing, said “My younger son Cannon, he is eight. And he now says that he would like to be black. I’m not kidding. He said there’s a lot of advantages. Black is in. Is this a turning of the tide?”
A Texas high school girls basketball team on the winning end of a 100-0 game has a case of blowout remorse. Now officials from the winning school say they are trying to do the right thing by seeking a forfeit and apologizing for the margin of victory.
In Britain, meat-free menus are to be promoted in hospitals as part of a strategy to cut global warming emissions says the National Health Service.
A 24-year-old Everett man was arrested for allegedly trying to sell Oxycodone and other drugs inside a stall in the men’s bathroom at the Everett Police Station.
A British man who murdered his wife after becoming enraged when she changed her relationship status on Facebook to “single” was jailed for at least 18 years.
JUST PLAIN DUMB:
Sean Manning, a zoo worker, swims fearlessly beside 9ft long alligators without anything to protect him. Apparently calm and unthreatened, the alligators allow Mr Manning to get close enough to touch them.
So many idiots, so little space. Feel free to send in your nominees for next week’s Idiot Awards.
Nancy Morgan is the editor of RightBias.com