Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 16th 2012

The Knife Maker…, Deepest swimming pool in the world…, Zombie cat…, Go Cowboys…, hacker using his girlfriend’s b**bs…, George Washington named Britain’s greatest enemy…, 5 Creepy Disappearances…, Man Trying to Save Pizza Flips Car…, Chicken fiddler…, NZ to build cardboard cathedral…

1. The Knife Maker

2. The deepest swimming pool in the world is located in Brussels, Belgium inside a recreational diving center and anyone can use it provided they are accompanied by a professional diver. With a depth of 33 meters (108 ft) the pool contains several submerged structures.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 16th 2012

3. Zombie cat. How’s this done then? [pic]

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 16th 2012

4. Texas Death-Row Inmate Shouts “Go Cowboys!” During Execution

Jesse Joe Hernandez was convicted of beating a 10-month-old boy to death back in 2001. He also beat the boy’s four-year-old sister, who managed to survive.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 16th 2012

5. FBI track Anonymous hacker using his girlfriend’s b**bs

The FBI swooped on Higinio O Ochoa III after he posted the snap, which included a gloating message to his online victims.He took the picture on his iPhone and posted it on Twitter without realising it contained GPS data pointing directly to his house.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 16th 2012

6. George Washington named Britain’s greatest enemy commander

American revolutionary leader George Washington has been voted the greatest enemy commander to face Britain, lauded for his spirit of endurance against the odds and the enormous impact of his victory.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 16th 2012

 7.  5 Creepy Disappearances

Back in the Dark Ages, people disappeared all the time. Crusades, disease and nearly nonexistent bookkeeping made it easy to slip through the cracks without so much as a footprint left behind. Luckily, the modern world makes such disappearances damn near impossible — when people vanish, it usually turns out they were killed or kidnapped, or at least they were very likely to have been. The point is, usually we have some kind of an answer.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 16th 2012

8. “Man Trying to Save Pizza Flips Car”. Not satire.

A man trying to save dinner ends up flipping his car. The car could be seen on its side with a pizza box on the dashboard. It happened in a parking lot near 76th and Cass streets Saturday evening.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 16th 2012

9. Chicken fiddler

10. NZ to build cardboard cathedral

The 25-metre-high NZ$5m ($4.1m, £2.6m) cardboard version, to rise close to the quake-damaged cathedral, is to be completed in December.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – April 16th 2012

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