Tuesday January 23, 2018

Archive for the ‘Outrageous’ Category

Scientists now say that pollution is COOLING the environment

Pollution in the atmosphere is having an unexpected consequence, scientists say — it’s helping to cool the climate. That means efforts worldwide to clean up the air may cause an increase in warming, as well as other climate effects, as this pollution disappears.  More…

Katy Perry Tardy on ‘American Idol’ Tapings

Katy Perry is having some serious issues making it to the "American Idol" judge’s table on time. Production sources tell us Katy’s almost always late to the audition rounds, showing up 10-25 minutes after call time. While it’s been frustrating for show producers, we’re told the other judges – Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie – haven’t been all that upset – despite her reported $25 million she’s making for the gig.  More…

New York’s criminal underground in the 20th century

When the likes of mob kingpins like Joe the Boss and Kid Twist ruled the streets of New York in the 1930s, they instilled a legacy of murder, robbery, and petty crime in the city. Enemies were dealt with in the most violent ways imaginable: public shootouts and ‘concrete boots’ were common. (disturbing images)  More…

‘He feels really bad’: Civil Defense employee who sparked terror in Hawaii by accidentally triggering ballistic MISSILE warning will be ‘retrained’

A Civil Defense employee is set to be retrained after a shocking blunder on Saturday morning, when a mistaken alert warning of an inbound ballistic missile sent thousands fleeing for shelter. The false alarm was caused by a Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employee who ‘pushed the wrong buttons’ during an internal drill.  More…

Wife stabbed to death after changing TV channel

A Carlisle man was charged Monday with capital murder after he told police he stabbed his wife to death after she changed the television channel while he was outside having a smoke.  More…

Woman returns dead Christmas tree to Costco — in January

A crazy shopper returned her Christmas tree to Costco this January for a refund — because it was “dead.” Bizarrely, the woman apparently managed to get her money back in full despite taking the battered fir back a full 10 days after Dec. 25.  More…

How to Ruin the Roseanne Reboot: The story behind the cross dressing grandson

Executive producer Sara Gilbert (Darlene) is asked why her 9-year-old TV son dresses like a girl. Does Mark see himself as a girl?  Sara said “he’s based on a few kids in my life that are boys who dress in more traditionally feminine clothing. He’s too young to be gay and he doesn’t identify as transgender, but he just likes wearing that kind of clothing.” Sarah said. “(He) represents the world.”  More…

Teen trying to kill bed bug causes $300K fire

Officials in Ohio say a 13-year-old boy trying to kill a bed bug sparked an apartment building fire that displaced eight people and caused $300,000 in damage in Cincinnati.  More…

Adult diapers and cold weather didn’t stop these people from welcoming 2018

When the ball dropped at midnight, the mercury had plummeted to an icy 9 degrees — with a minus-4 wind chill — but that didn’t seem to bother the hundreds of thousands who packed into the Crossroads of the World. “I’ll definitely need to shower after peeing my pants all day,” said Ayame Yamakawa. She had already wet herself once by 2:41 p.m. after lining up at 10 a.m.  More…

After losing family’s $846K inheritance, UPS offers to refund $32 shipping fee

Brown left this Canadian family in the red. The United Parcel Service lost a Canadian man’s $846,000 inheritance, and bank TD Canada Trust is refusing to refund the missing money 10 months later.  More…

Woman hit with $284 billion electric bill

A Pennsylvania utility customer got the shock of her life after checking on her monthly electric bill and seeing that she owed $284 billion.  More…

California Gov. Jerry Brown issues pardons to spare immigrants from deportation

Escalating the state’s showdown with the Trump administration over illegal immigration, California Gov. Jerry Brown used a Christmas holiday tradition to grant pardons Saturday to two men who were on the verge of being deported for committing crimes while in the U.S.  More…

Rosie’s $2M offer to try and swing tax vote may have been illegal

Rosie O’Donnell made a last-ditch attempt to halt the GOP’s landmark tax bill when she offered $2 million to any Congress member to change their vote — and some are seeing the move as an illegal bribe.  More…

Woman congressional candidate drops out of race after sex harassment suit surfaces

A woman running as a Democrat for a Kansas congressional seat quit the race Friday after 12-year-old allegations surfaced that she sexually harassed a male co-worker and then retaliated against him when he shunned her amorous advances.  More…

Lisa Bloom tried to put cash in Trump accusers’ pockets

Attorney Lisa Bloom offered to sell the alleged victims’ stories to TV outlets and wanted to pocket a portion for herself as a commission. She persuaded a donor to pay off one accuser’s mortgage and tried to get a fat six-figure payment for another woman who eventually declined to come forward even after she was offered as much as $750,000.  More…