Archive for January, 2012

Highest Recorded Temperature

Posted: 25th January 2012 by Absurd Stories in Weird Facts
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The highest temperature on Earth was 136°F (58°C) in Libya in 1922.

Voice of Bugs Bunny

Posted: 25th January 2012 by Absurd Stories in Weird Facts
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Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.

Man shot dead next to his own Tombstone

Posted: 25th January 2012 by Absurd Stories in People
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David Pendleton had it all planned.  All he had to do was to arrange for his own death next to his own burial plot, at least that’s what the authorities believe.  It remains unsure whether his desire was to get shot by authorities or he intended to shoot himself since his gun was fully loaded […]

Hunger Strikes over Prostitutes

Posted: 24th January 2012 by Absurd Stories in Law, People
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Hunger Strikes over Prostitutes Times seem to have changed now-there used to be a time where people engaged in hunger strikes for political or other valid reasons but now people are finding all kind of excuses to start hunger strikes.  Recently inmates in Kyrgyzstan have started a hunger strike for the simple reason that new […]

Tree House

Posted: 23rd January 2012 by Absurd Stories in People
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Imagine living in a tree house.  Now imagine living in a house gobbled up by a tree, most precisely a house which has been completely covered by a Virginia creeper including the doors and windows.  This is precisely the nightmare which Judi Anderson has to live with every single day.  She explains that having the […]

Sex with Animals – Medical Study

Posted: 22nd January 2012 by Absurd Stories in Animals, People
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We knew for other reasons that having sex with animals was bad.  But now new research has shed more light on the matter and it has been discovered that having sex with animals doubles your chances of having penis cancer. The lead author of the study, Stenio de Cassion Zequi, explains that the reason behind […]

Grown Man Living as a Baby

Posted: 21st January 2012 by Absurd Stories in Children, People
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Grown Man Living as a Baby A man who was previously being sued for social security fraud has now been cleared and is now seeking an apology from all those who put him through this ordeal over the past few years.  Stanley Thornton Jr. suffers from a rare condition called paraphilic infantilism which makes him […]