Latest Weird News
"Darth Vader" robs NY bank
Times must be tough for the Galactic Empire. According to The Daily Mail, a UK newspaper, a six-foot man dressed as the villainous Darth Vader robbed a bank in Long Island, New York.
The week in weird: July 23
Here's your weekly dose of the weird. We've picked the 7 wackiest stories of the week for your consumption. So sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's pantheon of what can be only charitably termed as 'inspired WTF-ness'.
Man charged with shooting wife with toilet paper
Don't let the innocent, cuddly look of that toilet paper roll in your bathroom fool you. While originally made for bottoms, it can be surreptitiously fashioned into a deadly weapon.
UFO sighted at Malaysian beach resort
If you're Malaysian, rejoice! We haven't escaped the notice of suspected extraterrestials. We'll let you decide if the following is a precursor to a full-scale invasion or a routine sampling of our country's famously varied food.
Tycoon sends private jet to S'pore to buy durians
What lengths would you go to get durians? Yes, durians. The smelly, arguably delicious fruit pride of Malaysia and Singapore. Would you be willing to fork out big bucks for a plane ride?
Cat steals women's underwear for gifts
13-year old Oscar truly does the term 'cat burglar' justice. Reuters reports that the cat has been stealing socks, gloves, and women's underwear, among other unattended laundry items, for gifts to his owners.
Man tries using phony grenade to steal Mercedes Benz
According to AP, a man allegedly attempted a robbery on a Mercedes Benz dealership with what he asserted to be a hand grenade.
Man arrested for stashing drugs in anus
According to Bernama, a Malaysian news agency, police have booked a 33-year old man for hiding six bottles of heroin in his anus.