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Gas Station Charges $50+ Per Gallon

Gas Station Charges $50+ Per Gallon

Drivers in Filderstadt Germany were left with a bitter taste in their mouths after filling up their tanks with gas. One particular fueling station, Esso, was caught charging €9.99 ($14.59) per liter in an effort to deter motorists from filling up.

Caught on Tape: Chicago Hair Theft

Caught on Tape: Chicago Hair Theft

It was a well-planned heist on the quietest day of the year, Easter Sunday, and burglars who knew exactly what they were looking for: top-quality human hair and hair products collectively worth $80,000.

Computer Glitch Opens Grocery Store in New Zealand

Computer Glitch Opens Grocery Store in New Zealand

A computer glitch at a New Zealand grocery store led to its doors being opened despite being officially closed, allowing shoppers to walk away with free groceries. Hamilton’s Mill Pak ‘n Save was open for more than…

Swan In Love With A Tractor (Video)

Swan In Love With A Tractor (Video)

An eight-year-old swan named “Schwani” has fallen in love with a blue tractor. Schwani lives in the grounds of the hotel ‘SportSchloss Velen’, north-west Germany. The hotelier, Herman Josef Hericks, says Schwani just can’t get enough of…

Police Use Lollipops To Disarm Mentally Disturbed Giant

Police Use Lollipops To Disarm Mentally Disturbed Giant

Patient became even more agitated when he saw an officer approaching with a taser, but luckily his associate retrieved a handful of lollipops from his patrol car and convinced the patient to trade the lollipops for the razor and to allow officers to handcuff him.

Chinese Man Finds Bullet in Brain 23-years After Being Shot (Video)

Chinese Man Finds Bullet in Brain 23-years After Being Shot (Video)

The Chinese surgeon who removed the bullet said Mr Wang cheated death by a matter of millimetres.

Sperm Bike…Wait, What?

Sperm Bike…Wait, What?

If you happen to ride a bicycle around Copenhagen, you may see something called the Sperm Bullitt. It’s a custom-designed bike with a cooling system that was made for Nordisk Cryobank (European Sperm Bank) , one of Europe’s leading sperm banks, in their effort to…

Royal Virility Performance – Viagra-laced Beer

Royal Virility Performance – Viagra-laced Beer

Beer containing Viagra? Yup, there is a new limited-edition beer called Royal Virility Performance containing Viagra that has been launched by BrewDog in time for the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29th.

DNA Dating Service

DNA Dating Service

Gmatch, a dating service founded by biology students from Munich, Germany is testing subjects’ DNA to find the most compatible gene pools. They use saliva samples to test whether potential partners are compatible and claim to have better success rate than any other matchmaking website.

Tristin Saghin, 9, Saves 2-year-old Sister with CPR

Tristin Saghin, 9, Saves 2-year-old Sister with CPR

A 9-year-old boy in Arizona saved his drowning sister by administering CPR – which, he says, he learned by watching television. Tristin Saghin and his family were visiting his grandmother in Mesa, Ariz., when his grandmother and mother suddenly…