Archive for December, 2011

Synchronized heart attack

Posted: 25th December 2011 by Absurd Stories in People
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Three brothers suffered from heart attacks on the same day and at virtually the same time resulting in the death of two of the brothers.  According to doctors, this situation may have arisen because all of the three brothers suffered from a heart condition and they had heart attacks at the same time. On the […]

World’s longest Christmas cake in China

Posted: 25th December 2011 by Absurd Stories in People
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It took the chefs at the Pudong Shangri-la Hote in China seven days to bake and sweeten the longest Christmas cake which measures 1,068 metres (3,504 feet).  So far as the ingredients are concerned, 1045kg of flour, 904 organic eggs, 209kg sugar, 401 kg of bitter chocolate and 34 kig of Tahitian vanilla were used […]

Unidentified Flying Metal

Posted: 23rd December 2011 by Absurd Stories in Motoring

It still remains a mystery as to how a 6 inch cylindrical piece of metal chunk plunged through the roof of the furniture warehouse in Plymouth, Mass.  Police officers and the owners of the warehouse are still trying to identify what exactly is this piece of metal chunk, where it comes from and how did […]

Kidnapper sues hostages

Posted: 23rd December 2011 by Absurd Stories in Law, People
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Kidnapper sues hostages A man who is currently purging a sentence of 11 years is suing a couple he once held hostage on grounds that they did not respect an oral contract they made with him.  In fact, Jesse Dimmick burst into Jared and Lindsay Rowley’s home in the Topeka area in September 2009 when […]

If You Have Sexy Eyes, Hide Them

Posted: 22nd December 2011 by Absurd Stories in Law, People

Women with sexy eyes in Saudi Arabia might be forced to cover them, according to the spokesman of the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (CPVPV) in the conservative Gulf kingdom. One spokesperson, Sheikh al-Motlab Nabet said that the committee has the right to stop a woman whose eyes appear to […]

Laugh yourself to Death

Posted: 21st December 2011 by Absurd Stories in People
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Carolyn Gibbons who suffers from a rare condition called Arnold Chiari Malformation has been warned that a good laugh could be fatal to her.  In fact, given the fact that her brain is too big for her head, if she laughs out loud, or any other sudden movement that can potentially add pressure to her […]

Degrees of Separation Shortened

Posted: 20th December 2011 by Absurd Stories in Facebook, People
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According to a recent study on social networking-the largest study to have been done so far-it has been found that 92% of people could be only four people away from being friends.  The study was conducted on social networking website Facebook by researchers from the Università degli Studi di Milano.  The results of the study […]