All articles tagged "weird"

Man sets himself on fire in downtown Moscow Man sets himself on fire in downtown Moscow

6 Mar, 03:35 PM 52 comments

A man has attempted suicide by setting himself on fire in central Moscow. Reports say he demanded back his apartment that he claims was illegally taken from him.

Tags: weird, fires, crime

Russian pancake-eating champion chokes to death on pancake Russian pancake-eating champion chokes to death on pancake

6 Mar, 03:40 PM 41 comments

A man who died after winning a pancake-eating competition in a small Russian city, choked on a pancake according to doctors.

Tags: food, weird

Moscow hit-and-run driver downs 16 people in fight against bureaucracy Moscow hit-and-run driver downs 16 people in fight against bureaucracy

6 Mar, 03:54 PM 18 comments

The driver who hit 16 pedestrians, including a US national, near Russia’s largest university has announced he did it on purpose.

Tags: accidents, weird, crime, cars

Large families of Siberian region to get free cows and hay in an anti-crisis action Large families of Siberian region to get free cows and hay in an anti-crisis action

6 Mar, 04:03 PM 39 comments

Local authorities of a Siberian region have decided to purchase a cow and four tons of hay for each family with three or more children living in the country.

Tags: weird, crisis, animals

Russian old people's home sealed with 38 people inside Russian old people's home sealed with 38 people inside

10 Mar, 03:27 PM 25 comments

Thirty-eight inhabitants of a Russian home for the elderly were sealed inside the building after a court ruled it was dilapidated and violated fire safety rules.

Tags: weird, fires

Court confiscates DJ’s apartment for loud music Court confiscates DJ’s apartment for loud music

10 Mar, 03:15 PM 19 comments

A court has ruled to expropriate a man’s apartment and sell it after repeated complaints from neighbors that he was listening to loud music day and night.

Tags: weird

Man dies after winning 12-hour sex marathon bet Man dies after winning 12-hour sex marathon bet

10 Mar, 05:39 PM 48 comments

A young Russian man died after betting two women that he could have non-stop sex with them both for twelve hours and winning the bet.

Tags: sex, weird

Disabled man to sue air carrier for refusing to fly him Disabled man to sue air carrier for refusing to fly him

11 Mar, 03:17 PM 29 comments

The wife of disabled man who had to wait three days for his flight home will sue the air company that refused to take him on board

Tags: airplanes, weird, disabled

Baby born with two penises undergoes surgery in Russia Baby born with two penises undergoes surgery in Russia

12 Mar, 11:51 PM 29 comments

A baby born with two penises in Russia two weeks ago has undergone hours of complicated surgery

Tags: weird, health

12-year old Russian girl becomes mother 12-year old Russian girl becomes mother

13 Mar, 01:20 PM 35 comments

A twelve-year old girl has given birth in Russia’s Yakutsk city in Eastern Siberia.

Tags: weird, children

Students take professor to court for atheist propaganda Students take professor to court for atheist propaganda

14 Mar, 12:00 PM 12 comments

A philosophy professor has been charged with violating human rights after warning that all students wanting to do well in their philosophy exam must first become atheists. If found guilty, he may face up to five years in jail

Tags: religion, weird

Shop director busted for robbing own cashier at gunpoint without a mask Shop director busted for robbing own cashier at gunpoint without a mask

16 Mar, 06:07 PM 36 comments

A supermarket director has been detained in Moscow after robbing his own shop. He carefully planned the robbery, but at a crucial moment forgot to put his mask on. The police arrested him at home the next morning.

Tags: crime, weird, financial crisis

Court orders compensation to girl who swallowed dentist’s tool Court orders compensation to girl who swallowed dentist’s tool

17 Mar, 11:20 PM 28 comments

A court in Russia’s Saratov Region has ruled that the girl who swallowed a dental file while having her teeth treated at the dentist’s,should be compensated for moral and physical damage.

Tags: weird, children, health

Christmas tree balls with Barack Obama produced in Russia Christmas tree balls with Barack Obama produced in Russia

17 Mar, 02:04 PM 15 comments

A Russian factory has produced Christmas tree ornaments decorated with a smiling face of US President Barack Obama.

Tags: Barack Obama, US, weird

‘Anti-crisis’ sausage prizes boost number of TV quiz participants ‘Anti-crisis’ sausage prizes boost number of TV quiz participants

17 Mar, 05:25 PM 29 comments

A Russian TV-channel registered a sudden increase in the number of participants in the SMS-quiz that started offering ‘anti-crisis’ prizes of sausage.

Tags: weird, food, financial crisis

Russian region bans scientology works Russian region bans scientology works

18 Mar, 04:31 PM 37 comments

Books on scientology have been confiscated from public libraries of the Udmurtia Republic in European Russia, on suspicion that they might be inciting religious hatred or hostility.

Tags: religion, weird

Russian couple on trial for keeping 28-year-old mentally challenged daughter in a cage Russian couple on trial for keeping 28-year-old mentally challenged daughter in a cage

19 Mar, 05:38 PM 32 comments

Criminal investigation has been launched into the case of two parents who kept their 28-year-old mentally challenged daughter in a wooden cage.

Tags: weird

One million dollars in cash stolen from Russian passenger at the airport One million dollars in cash stolen from Russian passenger at the airport

20 Mar, 11:39 PM 30 comments

The victim of yesterday’s armed robbery at the Russian airport has been deprived of more than a million dollars, in cash.

Tags: weird, crime

Doctors sew back on self-castrator’s penis Doctors sew back on self-castrator’s penis

20 Mar, 03:13 PM 42 comments

A 37-year-old man cut off his penis with a pair of scissors after his girlfriend left him. Yet, he was lucky enough to have the organ sewn back on again at a hospital.

Tags: health, weird

Boy survives after doctors remove 3-inch nail from his head Boy survives after doctors remove 3-inch nail from his head

20 Mar, 04:20 PM 24 comments

A 13-year-old boy was rescued after shooting a 3-inch long nail into his skull. He tried to take his life after an argument with his mother.

Tags: weird, health, children



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