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The NEVERENDING Odd News Thread

JNA

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Florida man picks the wrong car to break into
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/state/florida/article186290673.html

who was on felony probation for a burglary and criminal mischief conviction in Pinellas County, was more successful. He found an unlocked vehicle ...in New Port Richey.
But what he found inside wasn’t to his liking. The vehicle was occupied by members of the Pasco Sheriff’s Office’s Strategic Targeted Area Response Team,
Florida Man Purposely Crashes Car To Prove Intersection Is Unsafe: Police
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bruce-john-homer-traffic-accident_us_5a15a728e4b09650540ec685

Drunk Florida man arrested for driving lawn mower on highway
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/11/drunk-florida-man-arrested-for-driving-lawn-mower-on-highway.html

Florida man fights to keep ‘emotional support squirrel’
https://nypost.com/2017/11/13/florida-man-fights-to-keep-emotional-support-squirrel/
 

JNA

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Another Human Foot Washes Ashore in Canada. That Makes 13
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/12/world/canada/foot-canada-beach.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur

In any other part of the world, a sneaker with a human foot washing ashore might be a terrifying discovery, enough to frighten residents and stir fears of a gruesome murder or a serial killer on the loose.
But not in British Columbia, where these discoveries have become so common that they are tracked.
It was the 13th foot to wash ashore since 2007.

“At the beginning, it seemed more strange, but now it happens so many times,”
 

Richmond Jake

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Another reason not to live with an HOA

HOA garage door policy draws Auburn residents' ire

A Placer County homeowners association is mandating that its residents keep their garage doors open throughout the day during the workweek.

The policy, according to a notice taped to residents' doors, states that people who live in Auburn Greens face "an immediate hearing notice and subjected to a $200 fine" if they do not comply. The notice states the policy was enacted in October.

According to board member Norma Brewer, the policy was put in place after it was discovered that a resident was allowing people to live in his or her garage. She would not comment beyond that.

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/HOA-garage-door-policy-draws-Auburn-residents-ire-12485089.php

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Robot strippers with cameras for heads are the highlight of the biggest tech conference of the year

Robots, as they say, are coming for your job. Even you, strip club dancers!

http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Robot-strippers-with-cameras-for-heads-are-the-12485456.php
 

Whose Yur Planner

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Safe bet the real reason he offed himself had a great deal more to do with neurotransmitters than it did with zoning:(
Not to speak ill of the dead, but I was thinking the same. It may have been the spark. However, there had to be underlying issues that served as the dry tinder for the fire that consumed him.
 

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Richmond Jake

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Trumps asked to borrow Van Gogh for White House. The Guggenheim offered gold toilet instead

The emailed response from the Guggenheim's chief curator to the White House was polite but firm: the museum could not accommodate a request to "borrow" a painting by Vincent Van Gogh for President Donald and Melania Trump's private living quarters.

Instead, wrote the curator, Nancy Spector, another piece was available, one that was nothing like "Landscape with Snow," the lovely 1888 Van Gogh rendering of a man in a black hat walking along a path in Arles with his dog.

The curator's alternative: an 18-karat, fully functioning, solid gold toilet - an interactive work entitled "America" that critics have described as pointed satire aimed at the excess of wealth in this country.
http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Trumps-asked-to-borrow-Van-Gogh-for-White-House-12525476.php#photo-14941314
 

JNA

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Dead goose knocks out hunter on Maryland’s Eastern Shore
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2018/02/02/dead-goose-falling-from-sky-knocks-out-hunter-on-marylands-eastern-shore/?utm_term=.6c9000a73daf

One of the geese fell and hit, knocking him out and causing head and facial injuries, according to a spokeswoman for the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
The dead goose also knocked out two of his teeth.
"He's lucky," she added. “Those birds weigh a lot, and falling back down to earth, they’re going to pick up a lot of speed. It’s gonna leave a mark.”
http://www.foxnews.com/great-outdoors/2018/02/02/dead-goose-falls-from-sky-knocks-hunter-unconscious-in-freaky-accident.html
 

Richmond Jake

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At least the headline didn't begin with "A Florida Man..."

Kansas man arrested for allegedly trying to have sex with car

Police responding to an atypical 911 call in Newton, Kan., Tuesday found a naked, intoxicated and apparently amorous man under an automobile.

"We were called to the 1200 block of East Broadway to a report of a naked male underneath a car," Newton police Lt. Scott Powell told the Newton Kansan. ".. He was attempting to stick his penis into the tailpipe of the vehicle."
https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Kansas-man-arrested-for-allegedly-trying-to-have-12888334.php
 

DVD

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There aren't exactly a lot of women in Kansas. Plenty of cows, but not everyone is into cows.
 

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That's very funny. And in yet another example of what's wrong with our country, a complete overreaction calling it a threat and suspending him and not allowing him to walk at graduation.
 

Richmond Jake

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Armed suspect Bush-whacked by bean-wielding deputy

YOUNGSTOWN — Thursday’s standoff between Sheriff Tommy Ford, Deputy Chief Joel Heape and Maj. Jimmy Stanford and a hammer-wielding man — which began with a call of a gunman and one person down — ended after Stanford snuck behind the suspect in a grocery aisle and hit him in the back with two cans of beans, authorities said Friday.

With the suspect in jail and upon reflection, Ford said he might have the answer to why everything worked out so well Thursday.

“It’s a can-do attitude,” he said.

http://www.newsherald.com/news/20180601/armed-suspect-bush-whacked-by-bean-wielding-deputy-with-video
 

JNA

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Ammo, moonshine and eyeballs: Kentucky cops and coroner indicted
https://www.indystar.com/story/news/crime/2018/06/07/kentucky-state-police-coroner-accused-stealing-weapons-ammunition-moonshine/681861002/

Two Kentucky State Police officers and a county coroner were indicted on multiple counts Thursday including
stealing hundreds of rounds of ammo and more than a dozen weapons, and illegally transporting moonshine and eyeballs.

County Coroner also accused of possessing Oxycodone, a schedule II narcotic drug, and transporting moonshine in a vehicle owned by Scott County.

Notably, .... accused of using that same county vehicle for personal profit when he allegedly took donor eyes from the Kentucky Eye Bank, a center that distributes eyes for transplants, research and education, to West Virginia.
 

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Police: Machete wielding ex forces Montana man to undress

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Investigators in Montana say a woman armed with a machete broke into her ex-boyfriend's home, ordered him to undress and continued to have sex with him even after he tried to get her to stop.

Investigators say he told them he complied out of fear, and that after the two had sex, Mears sat naked on the bed with the machete in hand. Charging documents say she then tore a piece of trim from the wall and deliberately urinated on the bed.

She couldn't just leave? Psycho.
 

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Police: Machete wielding ex forces Montana man to undress

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Investigators in Montana say a woman armed with a machete broke into her ex-boyfriend's home, ordered him to undress and continued to have sex with him even after he tried to get her to stop.


Check out this mugshot.

https://www.sfgate.com/news/crime/article/Police-Machete-wielding-ex-forces-Montana-man-to-13025663.php
She's got Lorena Bobbitt written all over her. With a machete? <<<shudders>>>
 

DVD

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She got them crazy eyes. All you on the dating thread, this is what to look out for.
 

JNA

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She got them crazy eyes. All you on the dating thread, this is what to look out for.
AIB above related song lyrics from 1972 Loggins & Messina

You want to believe that I am not the same as you
And now I can't conceive, oh lord, of what it is you're trying to do
With those angry eyes
Well, I bet you wish you could cut me down
With those angry eyes
What a shot you could be if you could shoot at me
With those angry eyes
 
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