Category: Bizarre and Odd

Bosnian Woman Claims She Can Cure Eye Problems by Licking People’s Eyeballs

Bosnian Woman Claims She Can Cure Eye Problems by Licking People’s Eyeballs

By Sumitra/Oddity Central 77-year-old Hava Cebic, from the village of Crnjevo in northern Bosnia, is popular for her miraculous, golden tongue. If her claims are to be believed, she can cure any kind of eye ailment by just licking sufferers’ eyeballs. She’s been helping her neighbors and friends for 40 years now, and people from nearby villages travel several miles […]

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Two-headed snapping turtle found in Hudson

Two-headed snapping turtle found in Hudson

By Aislinn Sarnacki/Bangor Daily News When animal lover Kathleen Talbot rescued a baby snapping turtle down the road from her home in Hudson on Monday, she didn’t realize how special the creature truly was. When she brought the turtle home, she cleaned off its tiny dirt-caked body and was shocked to find it had two fully formed heads — and […]

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Zombie chic

Zombie chic

Via Daily Mail They say the dead live on in our hearts and minds – but in one Indonesian village, the deceased continue to walk the earth in a rather more literal, zombie-like fashion.  Families in Toraja in South Sulawesi dig up the bodies of their dead relatives before washing, grooming and dressing them in fancy new clothes. Even dead […]

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300-year-old statue of Jesus in Mexico has real human teeth

300-year-old statue of Jesus in Mexico has real human teeth

Via Daily Mail A creepy X-ray image taken of a statue of Jesus in Mexico has revealed that the 300-year-old figure contains real human teeth – and they are all in perfect condition. The eight teeth were discovered when researchers took the X-ray as part of restoration work on the ‘Lord of Patience’ statue, believed to have been constructed in the […]

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Satanism and witchcraft fears after boy vomits ‘money’

Satanism and witchcraft fears after boy vomits ‘money’

Via Newsbite A 14-year-old boy is alleged to have vomited mysterious objects including bearer cheques (Zimbabwe’s old currency which was officially discarded in February 2009). Some claim that witchcraft and Satanism are at work after the minor’s disappearance and mysterious return a week ago.  There are claims that more children in the area were being targeted. Harare provincial police spokesperson Inspector Tadius […]

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Police: poltergeist turns out to be woman on ‘meth rampage’

Police: poltergeist turns out to be woman on ‘meth rampage’

Via Komo News SEATTLE — Police say a University District couple called 911 Wednesday night after returning to their condo to find remnants of what appeared to be “paranormal activity.” The couple said the condo had been ransacked and someone — or something — had torn open their mail, spread clothes throughout the house and smeared lotion on a door handle. If […]

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Man killed boy because he ‘changed into a tiger’

Man killed boy because he ‘changed into a tiger’

Via Daily News Durban – A man claims he acted in self-defence when he killed a 7-year-old Chatsworth boy because the child and his friends had transformed into tigers before his eyes. Sibusiso Madiya, 26, of Savannah Park, pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder in the Durban Regional Court on Thursday. Madiya told the court through his Legal […]

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Mexican Mayor Marries Reptile

Mexican Mayor Marries Reptile

Via Sky News The mayor of a Mexican fishing town has married a crocodile in an elaborate ceremony where the bride wore white and guests danced with the reptile. The reptile is a princess, according to local tradition, and it is hoped the nuptials will boost catches of fish, shrimp and other seafood along the Pacific coast. Before the ceremony, the […]

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Dead grandmother’s ghost ‘took selfie’

Dead grandmother’s ghost ‘took selfie’

Via Daily Mirror This supposed ghost selfie ‘taken by a dead grandmother’ has Romanians spooked. Petrified Gina Mihai, 34, claims the spirit of her deceased grandma is reaching out in a desperate message for help. Locals have been packing out churches to pray for her after a fortune teller claimed she was being punished ‘in the other life’ for her sins. Gina said: “When I […]

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Welcome to doll island

Welcome to doll island

Via Daily Mail Doll parts suspended from trees and strung up across ramshackle buildings have become a sinister attraction as tourists flock to a shrine created by a Mexican artist for a little girl who drowned.  Isla de la Munecas, the Island of Dolls, is a macabre memorial that first caught the public’s imagination when it was discovered by council […]

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