Buffoon purposely sets his pants on fire, tries to ignite crotch
A strange incident was caught on camera in England when a seemingly drunk man doused his pants in gasoline, lit them on fire and then stripped naked and attempted to do the same to his crotch. Luckily, a gas station employee prevented the man from burning himself, and the police were quick to arrive.
500-pound diva opens her own beauty salon for curvy ladies
This Nevada salon caters exclusively to plus-size women. Jamie Lopez opened Babydoll Beauty Couture after a chair broke under her at another salon. “I knew I wasn’t the only one that ever had to suffer something like that,” said the 31-year-old beautician, who weighs 500 pounds.
Plane misses runway, crashes in parking lot
The pilot of a small plane abruptly veered off course while landing, smacking into a tree and crashing in a parking lot. The 80-year-old pilot, who was the only person aboard, reportedly suffered only minor injuries.
Bumbling driver can’t park tiny car in giant spot
One of the features of driving a small car is that they’re supposed to be easy to park. That apparently wasn’t the case for a driver in Belgium, who was filmed struggling to get her car into a large parking spot.
Where are the ’86 Mets now?
Three decades later, the 1986 Mets are still making headlines. Actress Lena Dunham was recently hit on by 54-year-old former centerfielder Lenny Dykstra via Twitter. Meanwhile, other members of the historic baseball team have made waves since the ’80s, including Keith Hernandez, who guest-starred on “Seinfeld.”
Hot dog customer raises big bucks for vendor after cop cleans out his wallet
Fed-up commuter sits on man who refuses to give up seat
Angered at seeing a young man sit in the seats that are supposed to be reserved for the elderly or disabled on a train, an older woman demanded that he get up. When he refused, she decided to sit down anyway, using the man’s lap to rest on.
Monkeys mysteriously died from a mass heart attack
A dozen monkeys were found dead in India. Their cause of death was said to be simultaneous cardiac arrest. Some local villagers believe the troop of mammals may have suffered a group heart attack after being approached by a tiger.
This plague of locusts reaches biblical proportions
One man’s swarm of locusts is another man’s fishing bait. When a plague of locusts descended on Ninovka, Russia, local fishermen used the opportunity to catch the flying insects in their nets for future bait.
Man mowed down by his own car while trying to stop a thief
A brutal scene occurred in Ohio when a man noticed a thief stealing his car from a gas station parking lot. When the car’s owner attempted to stop the crime, the thief drove off, running him over as he pulled away.