Entries by Sara C Nelson

Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Discovery Could Solve World's Greatest Aviation Mystery

(4) Comments | Posted 30 October 2014 | (12:51)

Researchers investigating the disappearance of Amelia Earhart have identified a slab of aluminium they now believe came from her aircraft.

If true, the news could be a breakthrough in solving a mystery that has endured for more than 75 years.

Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan went...

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Halloween Ebola House: Is It Really 'Just A Bit Of Fun'?

(2) Comments | Posted 30 October 2014 | (11:37)

There’s bad taste and then there’s this.

What better way to ‘celebrate’ Halloween than decorate your home with items associated with a recent disease outbreak that has claimed thousands of lives?

That’s exactly what James Faulk of Dallas, Texas, did.

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Britain's Most Haunted Buildings: From London Pubs To Remote Scottish Castles

(4) Comments | Posted 29 October 2014 | (16:03)

If you’re planning on trick or treating this Halloween, you might want to think twice before knocking on the doors of these particular houses…

Comprising the 40 most haunted buildings in Britain, this graphic takes in the most notable ghostly stomping grounds from northern Scotland right down...

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Ghostly Black-Eyed Child Of Cannock Chase 'Haunting The London Underground'

(58) Comments | Posted 29 October 2014 | (12:17)

A spectre known as “the black-eyed child” has reportedly been spotted on the London Underground.

A traveller and his wife said they encountered the ghost, believed to primarily haunt Cannock Chase in Staffordshire, on the capital’s Tube network.

The man, who declined...

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That Airplane Rainbow Picture Is Lovely But About As Real As Nyan Cat

(0) Comments | Posted 29 October 2014 | (11:48)

Stunning pictures which purportedly show a rainbow as photographed from a plane flying above it are going viral.

Looking not unlike Nyan Cat had just streaked across the sky above the Caribbean sea, the pictures are almost celestial in their loveliness.

They were taken by Melissa...

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Darren Cullen's Pocket Money Loans For Kids Lampoons Vile Culture Of Payday Loans

(8) Comments | Posted 29 October 2014 | (10:11)

The first payday loans shop especially for children has opened in London.

Pocket Money Loans offers youngsters advance loans on their pocket money at rates as low as 5000% APR and hopes to attract young people from across the capital to take advantage of their wide range...

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Peppa Pig Biscuits Bear A Remarkable Similarity To Male Genitalia

(10) Comments | Posted 29 October 2014 | (09:27)

The colourful children’s character Peppa Pig has undergone a make-over leaving her less porcine and more pornographic.

The animated swine was immortalised in sweet pastry at a bakery in Yorkshire.

Trainee accountant George Hughes spotted the startlingly phallic biscuits and posted them on Facebook.

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Deadly Pufferfish Poison Hospitalises 11 Members Of Brazilian Family

(12) Comments | Posted 24 October 2014 | (15:03)

Eleven members of the same family have reportedly been hospitalised after unwittingly cooking and eating a deadly pufferfish.

The Souza family from Brazil were gifted the fish – the world’s most deadly – by a friend who had been sailing off Dubque de Caxias.

The fish contains tetrodotoxin,...

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Jonnie Boggess Arrested For Having 'Gentle Sexual Intercourse' With Beagle Named Piglet

(44) Comments | Posted 24 October 2014 | (12:27)

A man has been arrested after admitting having sex with his beagle at his Miami home.

Jonnie Boggess was arrested on Wednesday and charged with misdemeanour animal cruelty, the Charleston Daily Mail writes.

The 47-year-old admitted having “gentle sexual intercourse” with the animal, named Piglet.

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Doctor Craig Spencer Becomes First Case Of Confirmed Ebola In New York

(28) Comments | Posted 24 October 2014 | (11:24)

A tide of bile is rising against a doctor who has the first confirmed case of Ebola in New York.

Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, is being treated in an isolation ward at Manhattan’s Bellevue Hospital, a designated Ebola centre.

He was admitted...

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Nathan Cirillo's Dogs Pine For Their Master After He Was Shot Dead In Ottawa

(21) Comments | Posted 24 October 2014 | (08:30)

Dogs belonging to the animal-loving Canadian soldier shot dead as he guarded the National War Memorial in Ottawa have been pictured apparently pining for their master.

Corporal Nathan Cirillo was killed by gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau on Wednesday.

Zehaf-Bibeau was himself shot dead by parliament...

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6 North Korean Officials 'Missing' Amid Fears Kim Jong Un Planned Executions From Seclusion

(13) Comments | Posted 23 October 2014 | (13:29)

The disappearance of up to six senior members of the North Korean regime has prompted fears the country’s leader has carried out one of his infamous purges.

South Korea’s respected JoonAng Ilbo newspaper quotes a well-informed source as stating: “I have received reliable intelligence that...

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Diwali 2014: Hindus, Sikhs & Jains Celebrate Festival Of Light

(5) Comments | Posted 23 October 2014 | (12:17)

Hindus, Jains and Sikhs will today celebrate the festival of lights, Diwali.

The word Diwali comes from the Sanskrit deepavali, which means a row of lights.

The festival of Diwali symbolises the victory of light over dark, good over evil and...

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Vintage Halloween Costumes Are More Sinister Than Any Modern Day Efforts

(2) Comments | Posted 23 October 2014 | (11:35)

If you think today’s modern ‘Ebola’ costumes are bad, take a look at these terrifying Halloween outfits from long ago.

Expertly collated by IFC some of the images dates back to the early 1900s and feature some pretty sinister efforts.

Numbers 16...

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Halloween Haunted House Visit Sees Family 'Violently Poked' By Clown Wielding Purple Vibrator

(5) Comments | Posted 23 October 2014 | (10:47)

A woman is taking legal action against a “haunted house” attraction, claiming she had her daughter were assaulted and harassed by two workers dressed as clowns holding sex toys.

Regina Janito, of Montgomery, Illinois, is seeking unspecified damages from the operators of the Massacre Haunted House, the...

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British Newlyweds James & Alexandra Gaskell Found Dead In India 'Surrounded By Prescription Drugs'

(8) Comments | Posted 23 October 2014 | (09:12)

A British couple found dead in India are suspected to have died of drug overdoses, police say.

Newlyweds James, 28, and Alexandra Gaskell, 24, arrived in the country in July, travelling to the northern city of Agra in October.

Their bodies were found in a bed in a...

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Jack The Ripper Mystery Continues As 'Scientific Error Means Aaron Kosminski Was Wrongly Identified'

(12) Comments | Posted 21 October 2014 | (14:46)

Just weeks ago it was believed the most famous serial killer in history had at long last been identified.

Jack the Ripper, who murdered at least five women in London’s East End in 1888, was finally unmasked as a Polish immigrant barber named Aaron Kominski....

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Naked Artist Who Nailed Testicles To Red Square Cobblestone Has Hacked Off His Own Ear

(23) Comments | Posted 20 October 2014 | (15:45)

WARNING: This report contains graphic pictures, viewer discretion is advised.

An artist has cut off part of his right ear with a kitchen knife.

Petr Pavlenskiy perched naked on a wall in Serbski Street, Moscow on Sunday where he got to work.

According to the...

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Banksy 'Arrested & Real Identity Revealed' Is The Same Hoax From Last Year

(1) Comments | Posted 20 October 2014 | (14:43)

Elusive graffiti artist Banksy’s cover was blown when he was unceremoniously arrested for vandalism, conspiracy, racketeering and counterfeiting.

Well that’s what US website the National Report would have you believe.

The bogus story alleged the infamous street artist was arrested following a raid on...

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Tutankhamun Was The Product Of Incest, Scientists Reveal Amid New Clues As To Why The Egyptian Pharaoh Died So Young

(138) Comments | Posted 20 October 2014 | (09:19)

Ancient Egypt's most famous pharaoh was the product of incest, and that contributed to his death at just 19, scientists have confirmed.

Theories as to what caused the mysterious death of King Tutankhamun at such a young age have swirled for centuries.

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