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News of the Weird, superpowered !
Recent news reports from the crackpots, the weird and the outrageous (most recent added at the top).
10 Most Bizarre People on Earth (from Oddpeak.com)
"He dresses only in turquoise and sustains that the world was ruled by a secret group called "The Elite": a race of reptilian humanoids, known in ancient times as the Babylonian Brotherhood, and that many prominent people are descended from them, including George W. Bush, Queen Elizabeth II, and Kris Kristofferson. He believes that descendants of the reptiles engage in child molestation and Satanism. He is the author of 15 books explaining his views. After a five-hour speech to students, he received a standing ovation at the University of Toronto in 1999."
Spam poetry: transcending the junk mail paradigm (from The Register)
"It's taken a while, but we have sifted through the flotsam and jetsam which washes every day through inboxes world-wide and found the precious pieces of amber which lie hidden within.
Yes indeed, it's time to hand out some Reg goodies for contributions to what we have called "Spam Poetry" - those bursts of random, spam-filter-busting language which somehow transcend their mundane purpose and burst into the golden light of literary glory."
Chiropractor Claims He Can Go Back in Time (from Yahoo News)
"Burda calls his treatment "Bahlaqeem."
"It is a made-up word and, to my knowledge, has no known meaning except for this intended purpose. It does, however, have a soothing vibrational influence and contains the very special number of nine letters," Burda's Web site says."
Daulton's new message has nothing to do with baseball (from The Mercury News)
"The former All-Star catcher, one of the most popular Phillies players ever and the unquestioned leader of the 1993 World Series team, now spends his time trying to spread his message, and it has nothing to do with baseball.
It has to do with metaphysics - which he describes as anything beyond sight, smell, touch, sound and taste - living in different dimensions, reincarnation, out-of-body experiences, numerology. It has to do with the end of the world as we know it."
Why do they do it? (from LSM Online)
"What is it that makes people who have earned some success or social status imagine that they have the gift to command musical attention?"
Adam, Eve and T. Rex (from KTLA)
"Giant roadside dinosaur attractions are used by a new breed of creationists as pulpits to spread their version of Earth's origins."