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Crazy Video: Wrestling for ‘Action’

In 2007, animals, Crazy Video, europe, News, Turkey, Uncategorized on July 27, 2007 at 4:07 pm

 It’s Friday, and you know what that means!

Its time for…

The Crazy News Crazy Video of the Week

And no, its not Beyonce falling off stage!

It’s the popular Turkish sport of Camel Wrestling!

Apparenlty it works like this…

Two male camles enter the ring and wrestle in response to a female camel packing heat being lead before them.

There are an estimated 1200 camel wrestlers (or Tulu) in Turkey, bred specially for the competitions.

Camels wrestle with others in their same weight class. Camels have different tricks, and contest organizers match camels with different skills.

 Some camels wrestle from the right and some from the left; some trip the other with foot tricks (“çengelci”), and some trap their opponent’s head under their chest and then try to sit (“bağcı”); some push their rivals to make them retreat (“tekçi”).

And its good fun for the crowd too, camels are known to let spray urine and saliva into the first few seats in the more hardcore fights.

Beats a day at the aquarium!

Source: Wikipedia.


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Man tips off police about his own crime.

In 2007, amazing story, Crazy news, crime, England, europe, Germany, law and order, Odd News, police, Tool of the Week on July 27, 2007 at 3:31 am

The Crazy News: Tool of the Week.

If all criminals were like this guy, police forces would probably never really exist.
A 30-year-old man decided that he would do a little bit of shop lifting at his local supermarket Thursday. As he was leaving the store he couldn’t help but feel guilty for what he just did.

So instead of turning around and placing his stolen goods back, an act which would surely avoid any problems for thief, police and shop workers alike, the man thought it would be a good idea to pass a note to a shop assistant, and leave the store with stolen goods in hand.

Call the police, I’ve just stolen,” the note read, according to a spokesman for the police in the town of Nienburg.When officers called at his address, the man immediately admitted his crime.

“You don’t come across criminals like this every day,” the spokesman said. “The man wouldn’t say why he tipped us off.”

Congratulations unnamed man originally from Liverpool, England. You’ve received the honour of this week’s Crazy News Tool of the Week. Ahh…Well done. Yes, that’s it.

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How The?: Mystery of the stolen pool, where did the water go?

In 2007, American News, Crazy news, crime, law and order, Life, Odd News, police, pool thef, USA, Weather on July 27, 2007 at 3:20 am


Just gone.
“I just want to know what the heck they did with the water”

Daisy Valadivia woke up one morning to find that her family’s inflatable pool, hip high, 10 feet in diameter and filled with water, had been stolen from her backyard in the middle of the night.

The weirdest part of all she says, is that there is no evidence at all that the water was poured out, pumped out, evaporated or drunk.

“I’ve never heard of a pool being stolen, let alone one with water in it,” Valdivia said

The story from New Jersey, USA.

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The Face of Death: Oscar the Cat Predicts the End.

In 2007, amazing story, American News, animals, Cat, celebrity, Crazy news, death, death cat, health, Life, News, Odd News, Oscar, pets, Rhode Island, Society, USA on July 27, 2007 at 12:26 am


The Grim Reaper looks nothing like what we we’re lead to believe.

The Grim Reaper looks like this.


The face of death?

Media reports:

A 2-year-old cat called Oscar has become a medical celebrity after being identifed as a furry harbinger of death.
The cat lives in a third-floor dementia unit in a nursing home in Rhode Island,USA and has displayed an uncanny knack for predicting when patients are going to die by curling up next to them in their final hours.

So far, according to an article in today’s New England Journal of Medicine, he has presided over the deaths of 25 patients at the Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre.

“His mere presence at the bedside is viewed by physicians and nursing home staff as an almost absolute indicator of impending death, allowing staff members to adquately notify families,” the Journal reported.

From the New England Journal of Medicine.

Oscar arrives at Room 313. The door is open, and he proceeds inside.

Mrs. K. is resting peacefully in her bed, her breathing steady but shallow. She is surrounded by photographs of her grandchildren and one from her wedding day.

Despite these keepsakes, she is alone. Oscar jumps onto her bed and again sniffs the air. He pauses to consider the situation, and then turns around twice before curling up beside Mrs. K.

One hour passes. Oscar waits. A nurse walks into the room to check on her patient. She pauses to note Oscar’s presence. Concerned, she hurriedly leaves the room and returns to her desk. She grabs Mrs. K.’s chart off the medical-records rack and begins to make phone calls.

Within a half hour the family starts to arrive. Chairs are brought into the room, where the relatives begin their vigil

See the full journal article here.

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