Around The Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

Around The Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

NORFOLK, Va. (Wireless Flash) – A Virginia man got taken on a wild ride Wednesday after falling asleep in a trash dumpster. The driver picked up more trash and even compacted his load while Edward Hill was in the receptacle. Now, Hill’s in serious condition at a Norfolk hospital, although he is conscious and talking, according to The Virginian Pilot.

SOUTHAMPTON, England – What would you do for a day off from work? Well, English soccer fan Derek Mwanza agreed to wax his body smooth and skate through his city center in a pink bikini. Mwanza’s boss proposed the dare when his employee asked for the day off to catch the World Cup match between England and Argentina, reports

HONG KONG – A Hong Kong woman lost her $6,410 court case in which she claimed her hairdresser made her look like Osama bin Laden when she wanted to look like Julia Roberts. After losing, the woman put up such a fuss for an hour that she had to be carted away by ambulance.

WAKKANI, Japan – A Japanese woman has been arrested for being very cold to her husband: She killed him and stuck him in a refrigerator for more than four years.

OSLO, Norway – Would you believe there’s a website that WANTS hackers? Norway’s National Center of Language and Culture is looking for computer geeks who can break into the files of the original archivist, who recently died without telling co-workers his password.