The crazy Italians want a porn-star for president

The MP’s in Italy have failed to agree on a choice for the country’s next president, with some casting prank ballots for porn star Rocco Siffredi and actress Sophia Loren. Parliament Speaker Laura Boldrini was quick to point out – and not tongue-in-cheek – that Siffredi “does not have the prerequisites”, Italian media reported. At … [Read the full story]

Dead prostitute wakes up screaming in coffin

A prostitute was being carried in a coffin after having “died” during sex, suddenly woke up and started screaming. The drama unfolded at the Manor Hotel in Bulawayo when the woman, identified as Mandlo  who plied her trade at the establishment, collapsed and apparently died while with a customer. It was reported that as her body was being … [Read the full story]

Unemployment in Spain is a record high

The unemployment rate in Spain has shot up to 26.02 per cent, with nearly six million people out of work. The National Statistics Institute said on Thursday the rate rose by one per cent in the last quarter of 2012 from the third quarter. It said 691,700 more people lost their jobs in 2012. The … [Read the full story]

Students fight on race track, while still racing

Two high school athletes took the term ‘fight to the finish’ literally when they sparked a mass brawl during a relay race in New York City. The athletes from Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn and Mount Vernon High School in suburban Westchester County were competing in the Hispanic Games last weekend. As the two … [Read the full story]

18 year old auctions virginity, to help sick mum

After a 20-year-old Brazilian auctioned off her virginity three months ago for $780,000, high school student Rebecca Bernardo made the decision she would also offer her deflowering to the highest bidder. The 18-year-old says she is auctioning off her virginity in an effort to raise money for her ailing mother, who recently suffered a stroke. … [Read the full story]

‘Forest Boy’ is identified in Germany

Known to German locals as Forest Boy, had his 15 minutes of international fame recently as local police and Interpol sent his picture out all over the world in a last ditch effort to find any remaining family he may have left. Now, his stepmother and his friends have confirmed his identity. Helsum is actually … [Read the full story]

Man has stroke, wakes up, and speaks fluent Welsh

Englishman Alun Morgan left doctors lost for words when he came to after a stroke…speaking Welsh. Alun Morgan, 81, was evacuated to Wales in World War II as a child and had never learned the language. But when he regained consciousness after the serious stroke…he was fluent in it. Alun fell ill while watching the … [Read the full story]

Man dies after eating 28 raw eggs

A man died, quite un-glamourously it must be said, after he ate 28 eggs…raw. The young Tunisian man has reportedly died after winning a bet to eat 28 raw eggs in one go. Dhaou Fatnassi, 20, from the town of Kairouan, swallowed the eggs after his friends challenged him to do so for an undisclosed … [Read the full story]

Judge ordered man to ‘refrain from having sex’

A man who has fathered nine children has been told by a judge to stop procreating. Corey Curtis, of Racine, Wisconsin, USA, has been ordered to stop breeding as a condition of probation until he can financially support his nine children from six different women. Racine County Judge Tim Boyle sentenced Curtis to the rare … [Read the full story]

China tries to keep a lid on ‘end of earth’ mania

The police in China have detained 101 people,, among them members of a fringe Christian group, for spreading rumours of the world’s impending end. It was reported that police confiscated leaflets, DVDs and other apocalyptic propaganda in the recent arrests in eight provinces across China. The detentions come ahead of Friday, December 21 – a … [Read the full story]

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