A few months ago the Saikyō Senritsu Meikyū (Ultimate Horror Maze), at Japan’s Fuji-Q Highland amusement park, was shut down so the zombie employees could go through some new training exercises. Apparently, they just weren't scary anymore.Pink Tentacle
The 106 Air India passengers that flew from the United Arab Emirates to Delhi Saturday won't soon forget the in flight 'entertainment'. Apparently the pilots and flight attendants had a fight which started in the cockpit, but spilled out into the galley. Not just an argument, but a fight with fists thrown and bruises incurred by one pilot and one female flight attendant. The cabin crew are claiming sexual harassment by the pilots and the pilots are claiming improper behavior by the cabin crew. All employees involved are grounded till an investigation is completed. They should go to bed without dinner too for scaring the passengers. If two passengers argued and came to blows during a flight I'm guessing THEY would be arrested upon landing. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8289313.stm
Hello Weird Universe readers. Some of you may remember back in May when I was posting weird things I found in old magazines, and maybe a few of you were wondering what happened to those posts. Being a college student, I had to go home over the summer, and my parents still don't have an internet connection (technically they have AOL, but that doesn't really count), so I had no way to post anything on Weird Universe for a few months. When I got back to Chicago, it took a while to get settled in, and I finally decided I should start posting again. I will try to post a few things a week from now on.
I feel I should start with one of the most bizarre juxtapositions ever to appear, well, anywhere:
I saw a bacon reference and jumped on the link. The clip I found is priceless! Dumbfounded is this you as a child? Seriuosly, i think the clip may be from 'Trading Spouses' and the kid is just adorable and hillarious. Enjoy.
80 year old Ralph Needs of Groveport, Ohio had a lousy week starting on Sunday September 20th. That was the day he was the victim of a house invasion. Poor Ralph was tied up and beaten which broke his nose. Also his computer, credit cards, and pick up truck were all stolen. Now after such a disturbing event his son took him for a self defense lesson on gun use four days later. Unfortunately, while loading a 9 mm gun, Ralph's son accidentally shot Ralph in the hand. No charges will be filed as the shooting was an accident. On the bright side, the computer was recovered and one arrest was made for theft. No one has been charged for the assault yet. http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ODD_MANS_TOUGH_WEEK?SITE=OHCOL&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
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