Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 12th 2012

Newborn alive…, 65-Year Old Man Dies…, How in THE hell…, Faked Cancer To Pay For Dream Wedding…, Reddit…, A professional contact juggler…, Wild parrots are learning English…, Drinking Alcohol…, Grave in The Netherlands Found to Contain Cannabis…, Former sheriff’s name taken off jail…

1. Grieving parents find newborn alive in hospital morgue

The Argentine parents of a presumably stillborn baby found the girl breathing and alive when they visited the hospital morgue to say goodbye, according to media reports.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 12th 2012

2. 65-Year Old Man Dies Saving Child from Powerful Riptide

A heroic 65-year-old man jumped directly into a powerful Florida riptide and rescued a little girl before suffering a “cardiac event” in the water that led to his death.

Heroic Man Dies Saving Child from Powerful Riptide (ABC News)

3. Knife attacker accepts court wedding proposal from victim

Todd, 48, left Hull Crown Court in tears today despite hearing his girlfriend had said: “Yes!” to his court room marriage proposal. Mr Todd almost died when Baillie, 32, plunged an 8in kitchen knife into his back as he slept.

Knife attacker accepts court wedding proposal from victim

4. Bride ‘Faked Cancer To Pay For Dream Wedding’

A US woman has been charged with fraud after falsely claiming she was dying of cancer in a bid to get her “dream wedding”.Well-wishers donated a wedding dress, the rings, and a honeymoon time-share in Aruba to 25-year-old Jessica Vega, who said she had leukaemia.



Jessica Vega

5. Reddit (Colored pencil Image)

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6. This is what a professional contact juggler looks like when they perform.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FX7xruR12YA

7. Wild parrots are learning English from escaped pets

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 12th 2012

8. Drinking Alcohol May Significantly Enhance Problem Solving Skills

Drinking alcohol may enhance a person’s problem solving skills, according to a new study. Scientists found that men who either drank two pints of beer or two glasses of wine before solving brain teasers not only got more questions right, they also were quicker in delivering correct answers, compared to men who answered the questions sober.

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9. 4200 Year Old Stone Age Grave in The Netherlands Found to Contain Cannabis

The weed most likely was used for medinical reasons. Cannabis in one form or another has been found in other parts of Europe as well during this early period of history.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 12th 2012

10. Former sheriff’s name taken off jail where he’s now an inmate

Patrick Sullivan, the former sheriff in Arapahoe County, Colo., who’s serving a 38-day sentence for trying to trade methamphetamine for s*x with a man, isn’t being held any longer in a jail that bears his name.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 12th 2012