Category: Odd Ball News

Odd ball, weird and just plain wtf articles from around the globe.

Supermarkets Open ‘Chat Checkouts’ To Combat Loneliness Among Elderly

1.3 million people in the Netherlands are older than 75 years and one large supermarket chain is making sure they’re not getting too lonely in their elder years. The Dutch government with its campaign, ‘One Against Loneliness’, has galvanized organizations, towns, companies, and individuals to find solutions. The grocery giant, Jumbo, is doing their part […]

Humpty Dumpty Sat On A John…

 Police in Wisconsin are trying to locate a $1,400 bronze sculpture of the nursery rhyme character Humpty Dumpty sitting on a toilet. The Madison Police Department said the sculpture, called Dumpty Humpty, was stolen from an Art Fair on the Square vendor’s booth on Saturday (September 25th). Police say they have security footage of two […]

Dog Enters The Chase

Dog the Bounty Hunter will reportedly open a home base in Central Florida today to help locate fugitive Brian Laundrie, who is sought for questioning in Gabby Petito’s disappearance and death. Chapman was on Marco Island yesterday sifting through tips while planning his next move and finalizing a new headquarters. A source close to Chapman told Page Six, […]

Rare River Eels Threatened by Festival Goers on Cocaine

Researchers have found “environmentally damaging” levels of illegal drugs in a river running through the Glastonbury Festival thanks to revelers publicly urinating, a new study has found. The researchers at Bangor University in Wales determined that concentrations of MDMA in the water quadrupled the week after the 2019 festival, which was attended by more than […]

Lincoln’s Death Certificate To Be Auctioned

An interesting piece of presidential history is about to hit the auction block: former President Abraham Lincoln’s death certificate. The document is over 156 years old, and appears to be in good condition. It lists the infamous date of Lincoln’s assassination, April 14th of 1865, and his survivors: wife, Mary, and children, Robert and Thomas. […]

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