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Wacky, weird and odd news from around the world

Apple manager arrested over $1 million in kickbacks

An Apple manager with responsibilities for the company’s contract manufacturing in Asia was arrested Friday and charged with accepting kickbacks. Global supply manager Paul Shin Devine was charged with accepting $1 million in kickbacks from half a dozen Asian suppliers of iPhone and iPod accessories in a federal indictment and a civil suit, the San Jose Mercury News reported. Devine ... Read More »

Dead Girl in Google Street View!

Well, it seems apparently Google’s street view was involved in a murder. Google’s Street View of Middle Road in Worcester, England has a dead girl in it and Google as usual didn’t bother about it or report to the police at least. This is the actual image from Google’s street view : The locals who saw this on street view ... Read More »

Pea Plant grows inside Man’s Lung!

Looks like a Pea plant can grow virtually anywhere, even inside your lung! A Massachusetts man who was rushed to hospital with a collapsed lung came home with an unusual diagnosis: a pea plant was growing in his lung. Ron Sveden had been battling emphysema for months when his condition deteriorated. He was steeling himself for a cancer diagnosis when ... Read More »

Facebook for your pets

Want to mark the presence of your pet in the internet ? Create a Facebook profile for him/her! Come on do it quick, this is what people everywhere are doing right now. As a pet owner myself the idea seems fun, but yes in a few days the profile will go inactive. I just came across this article in CNN ... Read More »

Mass Frog Suicide!!

Oh no! is it Armageddon?!? nah, I just came across something very interesting and funny (depends on who you are). A MASS FROG SUICIDE!! what can be more interesting then this ? Anyway, lets get to the story. Apparently in Lagada, Greece, thousands of frogs are crossing a busy highway to get to a nearby lake. Why? REPRODUCTION!! But sadly ... Read More »