Category: Bizarre and Odd

Rare Goat-Sheep Leaves Irish Farmer ‘In Shock’

Rare Goat-Sheep Leaves Irish Farmer ‘In Shock’

Via Sky News An Irish farmer has said he experienced a “shock to the system” after a rare goat-sheep, or “geep”, was born on his farm. Pat Murphy, from County Kildare, said the animal, which has not been given a name, was born to a ewe last week. ”It had all the hallmarks of a goat. I knew a goat had gotten in […]

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Staten Island Clown Mystery Solved: Sightings Part Of Marketing Ploy

Staten Island Clown Mystery Solved: Sightings Part Of Marketing Ploy

Via Inquisitr The Staten Island clown mystery has been solved. For days, a creepy clown resembling Pennywise from the Stephen King story It was making appearances across the island. Pictures of the clown were shared on Instagram and video clips spread on Facebook…..

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Cannibal cult use dead bodies as beds

Cannibal cult use dead bodies as beds

Via Mirror An Irish photographer, who spent time with the extreme sect, said people were ‘attracted to the group’s way of life’ An extreme group of CANNIBALS who use dead bodies as beds are growing as people flock to join the bizarre order. The Aghori cannibals – who live by the Ganges River in northern India – also smear themselves with […]

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Hundreds flock to glowing Virgin Mary statue

Hundreds flock to glowing Virgin Mary statue

Via SMH.com.au Brussels: Hundreds have been flocking to a house in southern Belgium to catch a glimpse of a small statue of the Virgin Mary that reportedly glows in the dark. Local media reported that 500 people visited the house in the quiet town of Jalhay on Wednesday to witness what is being referred to as “the mysterious glowing Virgin”. Police have […]

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He’s not dead, he’s meditating in the freezer

He’s not dead, he’s meditating in the freezer

Via Daily Mail An Indian guru declared dead six weeks ago has been put into a deep freezer by his followers – who are convinced he will come back to life.  Ashutosh Maharaj, the leader of the Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan (Divine Light Awakening Mission), is in a state of samadhi – the deepest form of meditation, according to his […]

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Inside the world’s largest voodoo medicine market

Inside the world’s largest voodoo medicine market

Via Daily Mail From dried out monkey heads and antelope skulls to dead birds and crates of baby crocodiles, the wares on sale at the Marche des Feticheurs in the Togolese capital, Lomé, are unusual to say the least. The largest voodoo pharmacy in the world, the market offers a cornucopia of bizarre cures such as ‘strengthening’ elephant femur bones and […]

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Spiritual image appears on Portland

Spiritual image appears on Portland

Via Dorset Echo A flood victim is feeling reassured after coming face-to-face with the ‘Rolly Ghost’. Portlander Stuart Fretwell was mopping up the water from a leaking roof when he tore open a fresh roll of paper towels to be confronted by a Jesus-like face. Mr Fretwell, 61, said: “We did think it looked rather Jesus like, it sort have had a […]

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Skywhale launched over Brisbane Powerhouse

Skywhale launched over Brisbane Powerhouse

The controversial Skywhale is hovering above the Brisbane Powerhouse. The buxom beast has been inflated in New Farm today to mark the opening of the 2014 Australian Performing Arts Market. The floating artwork has been an item of contention since the ACT government commissioned the $300,000 balloon as last year. The blimp like whale dubbed the “Hindenboob” has 10 drooping breast appendages. Skywhale is […]

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The Mad Scientist of Sydney and her Shrine to Animal Genitalia

The Mad Scientist of Sydney and her Shrine to Animal Genitalia

By Narratively

By Andy Warner The building on Cockatoo Island in Sydney, Australia, has an unassuming exterior. They built ships here once, long ago. It is dark inside and your eyes take a moment to adjust. When they do, you are greeted by rows of softly illuminated cases made of glass and aluminum and filled with small, exquisite sculptures of insect genitalia. The […]

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Virgin Mary Statue ‘Weeps Oil’ In Israel

Virgin Mary Statue ‘Weeps Oil’ In Israel

Thousands of people have gathered in a small town in northern Israel to see a statue of the Virgin Mary that a family claims is “weeping oil”. The Christian family from Tarshiha, close to the border with Lebanon, says the statue is “covered with oil” and that the phenomenon is a miracle. The Khoury family bought the statue last year, but only […]

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