Oddly Enough

Psychic paid $3.5 million for exorcisms gets prison for evading U.S. t

Psychic paid $3.5 million for exorcisms gets prison for evading U.S. t

Published 17/01/2018

BOSTON (Reuters) - A self-proclaimed psychic was sentenced on Wednesday to 26 months in prison after admitting that she tried to avoid paying taxes on [more…]

Goldman co-COO’s ex-assistant charged with stealing $1.2 million of wi

Goldman co-COO’s ex-assistant charged with stealing $1.2 million of wi

Published 17/01/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former personal assistant to Goldman Sachs Group Inc Co-Chief Operating Officer David Solomon has been charged with stealing hundreds of [more…]

Alien sightings are no excuse for filing your tax return late

Alien sightings are no excuse for filing your tax return late

Published 17/01/2018

FILE PHOTO - A pedestrian walks past the headquarters of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in central London February 13, 2015. British lawmakers plan [more…]

French police stop drunk driver, 73, after 17 spins round roundabout

French police stop drunk driver, 73, after 17 spins round roundabout

Published 11/01/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - A Frenchman who drank excessive amounts of alcohol and then drove 17 times round a roundabout said he had not heard the [more…]

United flight diverted to Alaska after man spreads feces in lavatories

United flight diverted to Alaska after man spreads feces in lavatories

Published 05/01/2018

(Reuters) - A United Airlines flight from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Alaska after the flight crew reported a man on board had [more…]

Growing obsession: Palestinian stuffs pillows with 67 years of hair

Growing obsession: Palestinian stuffs pillows with 67 years of hair

Published 04/01/2018

Ezzeya Daraghmeh, an 82-year-old Palestinian woman who said she has kept parts of her hair she cut over 67 years, stuffs a pillow with her [more…]

Winging it: Impatient passenger leaves delayed plane via emergency exi

Winging it: Impatient passenger leaves delayed plane via emergency exi

Published 03/01/2018

(Reuters) - An airline passenger was arrested after leaving a plane delayed on the tarmac at a Spanish airport via the emergency exit. Passenger Fernando [more…]

Estonian police send ‘black’ Christmas cards to driving offenders

Estonian police send ‘black’ Christmas cards to driving offenders

Published 22/12/2017

Estonian police and Border Guard Board leading public order officer Sirle Loigo shows Christmas cards to be sent to drivers with five or more driving [more…]

London cafe unveils the ‘selfieccino’ – self portraits in froth

London cafe unveils the ‘selfieccino’ – self portraits in froth

Published 20/12/2017

LONDON (Reuters) - A cafe in London is taking barista art to a new level by giving customers the chance to sip on their own [more…]

From Covfefe to Hollyweed: Weird news grabs headlines in 2017

From Covfefe to Hollyweed: Weird news grabs headlines in 2017

Published 11/12/2017

A late night Tweet is seen from the personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump May 31, 2017. The Tweet reads, "Despite the constant [more…]