Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – February 21th 2012

The street views Google wasn’t expecting…, Found this FAQ while reading up on US copyright laws…, Hilarious Pictures Of Pregnant Women…, Success…, Queen Bee…, Finnish President’s Husband Caught Eyeing Danish Princess’ Bre*sts…, New York man arrested for molesting dog…, Everyone…, The longest line on a busy Saturday afternoon…

1. The Street Views Google wasn’t Expecting you to see in Pictures 

Artist Jon Rafman’s photo project The Nine Eyes of Google Street View, named after the nine lenses mounted on a Google Street View car, collects the strange and beautiful images they capture by accident from around the world

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – February 21th 2012

2. Found this FAQ while reading up on US copyright laws

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – February 21th 2012

3. Hilarious Pictures Of Pregnant Women

Pregnant women sometimes behave strangely, so how can we explain these pictures? Somewhere funny, well, somewhere, and it is not clear.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – February 21th 2012

4. Success Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – February 21th 2012

5. Queen Bee

In 1999 Marina Marchese quit her job as creative designer for a small giftware company in New York City and settled into a more rustic routine at her little red cottage in Weston, Connecticut. Tired of commuting into the city and passionate about her new backyard beekeeping hobby, Marina decided to start a business based on her bees and the delicious honey they produced.

Marina Marchese

6. Finnish President’s Husband Caught Eyeing Danish Princess’ Bre*sts

What does a man do when caught red-eyed staring at a woman’s cleavage?  And what does a man do when that woman is not his wife, the president of a nation, but the wife of a prince?  And how does a man respond when his indecent exposure is caught-on-camera and broadcast to the world?

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – February 21th 2012

 7. New York man arrested for molesting dog on webcam

Kujtim Nicaj, who lives and works at the complex, was arrested Feb. 9 on charges of burglary and s*xual misconduct. Nicaj, seen as friendly and hardworking, hasn’t said a word publicly… or shown his face around the complex, since his arrest. No one answered the door at his home Monday, although his lawyer has maintained contact with the 41-year-old and his wife since the news broke last week.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – February 21th 2012

 8. Everyone

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – February 21th 2012

 9. Deshoppers – People Who Buy, Use Then Return Stuff Are Costing Retailers $16 Billion A Year

The longest line on a busy Saturday afternoon in a celebrated New York department store is at the returns desk: bad news in these troubling times when every dime counts. First in line is 18-year old Jayne, decked out in the latest Ugg boots and designer jeans. Jayne is returning the dress she bought on Thursday and wore on Friday.
Macy's Black Friday Shopping Crowd Excited Frenzy Department Store

10. In a 1998 Japanese reality tv/game show, the contestant was locked in a room, na*ed, without any food, until he won one million yen in prizes

In 1998, the opportunity of reality TV knocked on the door of a Japanese comedian named Nasubi, pictured above.  Nasubi (a stage name — his real name is Tomoaki Hamatsu) audtioned for a show called Susunu! Denpa Shonen, specifically for a segment called (in translation) “Sweepstakes Boy.” Nasubi got the part and agreed to the terms: that January, he was to be locked in a small room until he won 1 million yen (roughly $10,000) worth of sweepstakes.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – February 21th 2012