The Weirdest of the Weird News in 2014 

"When the going gets weird," Hunter S. Thompson once wrote, "the weird turn pro." As we cast our gazes back at 2014, we can all agree the year had more than its share of utterly odd moments. Needless to say, we're all pros now. » 12/30/14 12:25pm 12/30/14 12:25pm

This Town Wants to Warn You About Its People-Eating Vortex

For decades, a small city in New York has been the subject of some very bizarre rumors. Locals have long whispered that if you visit at just the right time, a certain area in their neighborhood park will disappear you into thin air. Now the town has officially acknowledged the strange anomaly. » 11/03/13 4:40pm 11/03/13 4:40pm

Watch the spray from Lake Erie turn Cleveland into an ice sculpture

The lakeside of Cleveland Ohio has completely turned to ice, including this adorable little lighthouse, that now stands completely frozen. Check out this video of nature transforming a city into an ice sculpture. » 12/16/10 11:15am 12/16/10 11:15am

Scariest thing you'll see all day: What is this mutant man monster?

This picture was recovered at a destroyed hunting camp in Louisiana. We're baffled by what it could be: Goblins? The Blair Witch? A zombie caught in the wild? Watch the video and wager a guess. » 12/10/10 6:30am 12/10/10 6:30am

Creepy Neighborhood Exorcism Caught On Tape

Don't you hate it when your neighbors keep you up all night, expelling demons with the power of Christ? One smart blogger has not only captured the holy event on video, but posted the perfect follow-up note. » 5/11/10 10:00am 5/11/10 10:00am

Professor Campaigns For UFO College Courses

Anthropology Professor Haseley at Niagara County Community College wants UFO courses taught in college. As long as the class meets in a giant field in the middle of the night, we're registering. Will the school provide night vision goggles? [AOL] » 4/21/10 11:33am 4/21/10 11:33am

Woman Sells Two Souls For $1,983

Two souls held hostage inside blue-tinted holy water were auctioned off for almost $2,000 this week. Who are they? Her house's previous tenants, but that didn't stop her from making tidy little profit out of their imprisoned spirits. » 3/11/10 3:00pm 3/11/10 3:00pm

Live Like A Hamster For $150 A Night

The future of the hotel industry: pandering to a mixture of furry fetishes and minimalism. Check out the Hamster Villa, where you can dress like a hamster and sleep on hay. » 11/19/09 9:00am 11/19/09 9:00am

Sasquatch Update, Complete With Bigfoot Flower-Picking

The latest pair of possible Bigfoot sightings has confirmed our suspicions: The Hendersons' favorite house guest hates posing for pictures. A footprint was discovered in the jungle of Sumatra, and yet another candid was taken in Kentucky. » 10/07/09 8:00am 10/07/09 8:00am

Video Proof Of The Man Who Grew A Tree Out Of His Lung

Remember the boy who grew a tree branch from his lung, and how you insisted the news report must be made up? Here's the video evidence. It's on television, so it must be true. » 4/20/09 12:30pm 4/20/09 12:30pm

Man Grows 5 Centimeter Tree Branch In His Lung

Remember when grandpa told you not to swallow those watermelon seeds? Well, he wasn't screwing around. Some poor sap from Russia just had a fir tree removed from his lung. » 4/13/09 5:00pm 4/13/09 5:00pm

Fake A UFO Attack, Pay A Fine

Two New Jersey men tried to fake UFO attack with road flares and helium balloons. (Amateurs!) After setting off a bunch of 911 calls, the two men were arrested and now have to pay $250 in fines, along with community service. The two were reportedly trying to pull off a April Fool's joke with these meager materials,… » 4/13/09 9:30am 4/13/09 9:30am

Michael Jackson, Sci-Fi Fanatic

Michael Jackson spent three hours in a Las Vegas book store and came out with boxes of science fiction and other books. His face covered with band-aids, plus sunglasses and a hat and scarf, he looked every bit the visiting alien. Which raises the question: what kind of science fiction does Jackson like? Chris… » 12/20/07 11:45am 12/20/07 11:45am

A new campaign wants to rename 42nd Ave. in Portland, OR to Douglas Adams Blvd in honor of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy author. The group's site claims that renaming the street will show Portland's commitment to the arts and the environment. Insert your own joke here about how this would be a "mostly harmless"… » 11/20/07 7:15am 11/20/07 7:15am