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When most people think of the sentences handed down by judges, they think that there is always some kind of example or precedent that is followed. Usually you don"t associate "creativity" with these sentences. But some judges break the mould in some very interesting ways. Check out the list below of twelve crimes with some rather strange sentences. 1....
Signs guide us everywhere. They tell us what"s legal and what"s not legal. Signs help you know where you are going and how to get there. Well, what would happen if, by some freak accident, these signs were suddenly not so helpful anymore? That would make the world a topsy turvy place, wouldn"t it? It certainly would, as you"re...
The sole intention of urban legends is to terrify us. Most of them are laughably unreal, or have mundane real world explanations. However, a few urban legends defy explanation and are just a bit too real for comfort. Here are 10 urban legends that are too real to laugh off. 1.) The Incident At Dyatlov Pass. In 1959, a group of...
Forget heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming about 600,000 lives a year. We just found some absolutely bizarre ways you could die. We"re not saying you"re in any immediate danger of being killed by any of these situations, but it has happened before... The worst part about these ways you may...
India might only be the 4th biggest polluter in the world, but when the pollution gets bad on the sub-continent, it gets really bad. With a population of 1.2 billion and a booming industrial economy, it"s no wonder that the majority of the country"s pollution goes unchecked. In fact, the pollution is so bad in parts of India, that...
One of the scariest things that can happen to anyone is passing out while driving. While it might seem unlikely, it happens more often than you probably think. Even if you don"t have a history of fainting, it can still happen to you. That"s something Paul Yearley learned in a shocking way back in April.Yearley says he had never...
An employee at Mimi"s Cafe in Columbia, Maryland, posted an album online that could shut down the restaurant in mere seconds. They titled the album "Working at Mimi"s Cafe, Columbia MD is just gross" and after seeing what goes on behind the scenes, we have to agree. You may start eating PB&J sandwiches at home every day for lunch...
These days, the idea of any physical book is strange and frightening to us, let alone one bound in human skin. However, this bookbinding practice was actually quite common several hundred years ago.Last year, Harvard found a book that they confirmed to be wrapped in the porous casings of a human from centuries ago. Now, it is Notre Dame"s...
Spotting a spider in your home can be enough to cause panic. Sure, some are harmless, but who can trust those beady little eyes and creepy crawly legs? In 2009, the Baltimore Wastewater Treatment Plant issued a call to help for their "extreme spider situation." What they discovered is enough to send everyone running for cover. I would have probably...
As it turns out, the life of a 911 dispatcher is far more intriguing than you might think. While we normally assume that they just handle emergency calls, things often get far more interesting for these dispatchers on a daily basis.Here are 12 secrets that you definitely didn't know about what these people deal with every day. 1. Most calls...
Most abandoned asylums and sanatoriums have a dark, haunted past. Something haunts their foundations and rooms for years. However, the story of Iola Tuberculosis Sanatorium is quite different. This sanatorium actually served the neighboring communities efficiently and treated its patients with dignity. The official cause of tuberculosis was identified around the turn of the century, and a new type of...
New Zealand isn"t just the country where they filmed the original Lord Of The Rings trilogy, it"s a land of extreme beauty and natural wonders. You can also find your fair share of not-so-natural wonders dotted across the country, too. One of those man-made wonders is Baldwin Street. You can find it in the city of Dunedin, in southern New...
A certain town in Kazakhstan might very well be the sleepiest little town in the world. Since 2013, the people of Kalachi have suffered from some kind of affliction that forces them to fall asleep at completely random times. These spontaneous fits of sleep vary in length from a couple of hours to days in some cases. Even stranger, nobody...
When thieves steal a treasured possession, it"s upsetting. But, when they steal memories you could never even attempt to get back, it"s heartbreaking. A young widow has been pleading with thieves to return an iPad to her. It contained photos and videos of her deceased husband who passed away two years ago. Roni Lahav and her 3 year-old son Idan...
The world is a big place and history has been happening, well, since the very beginning. Over time, humans got better at documenting what was going on in the world. ... it just so happens that history was pretty bizarre, most of the time. We"ve all taken some embarrassing photos in our day. Some of them might make you...
Locals in the village of Venzone, Italy were perplexed for centuries by a strange thing happening to their deceased. Bodies placed in the tombs under the village"s cathedral hardly decayed at all. In fact, they still looked very much like their former, living selves decades later. The reason for their near perfect mummification was a mystery...until recently. Say hello to a...






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