Friday, June 25, 2010

Weird News For July 2010

The latest weird news from all over the globe for July 2010....

*Grasshoppers have descended upon rural Waterford, California in "biblical" proportions, chewing through rose bushes and nearly any other plant they can find.

*Police in Oklahoma recently tasered an 86-year-old disabled grandma in her bed and stepped on her oxygen hose until she couldn't breathe because she was a "threat".

*The surf along Pensacola beach in Florida is reportedly "bubbling like acid".

*North Korea is demanding that the United States pay nearly $65 trillion in compensation for six decades of hostility.

*It is believed that North Korean leader Kim Jung Il has two residences in Pyongyang as well as 10 country chalets throughout North Korea - and there are probably more if you include the country estates that belonged to his late father, Kim Il Sung. Many of these are reportedly connected to each other by private underground rail lines.

*In South Korea, a robot armed with a machine gun will supplement military guards in monitoring the Demilitarized Zone which separates the two Koreas, in a project to check the viability of it taking the place of humans.

*A retired Royal Navy officer who has spent years studying ancient texts, believes he has at last solved the mystery of the disappearance of the Holy Grail.

*A NASA-funded study of the Moon has determined that its interior holds more water than all of the water contained in the Great Lakes.

*A baby red panda was born at the National Zoo in Washington, DC on June 16. The newborn is the first red panda to be born at the zoo in 15 years.

*A former North Carolina State Trooper that shot and killed a neighbor’s kitten last year is petitioning to be reinstated to his job.

*A California couple recently attempted to sell their 6-month-old baby for $25 outside a Walmart.

*For something completely different, check out these reactions from around the world to Landon Donovan's last-minute game winning goal in the World Cup.

*Lastly, in a bizarre statement to police, an Oregon woman who claims that Al Gore fondled and groped her during a massage session described the former Vice President as a giggling "crazed sex poodle" who gave a "come hither" look before pouncing on her in a Portland hotel suite.


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