Category Archives: How Bizarre
To deter Central American immigrants, the feds have a surprising tool in their arsenal: music. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency has commissioned songs, like “La Bestia” (“The Beast”), to subliminally keep immigrants from attempting to cross the border. Caitlin Dickson reports that the government has funded popular Latin American songs to subtly instill emigration fears for the past decade, but music alone won’t solve the crisis.
That’s right: The chicken strips pictured above are dredged in flour, dipped in an egg wash, then shaken in a plastic bag with a mixture of parsley, salt, pepper, panko breadcrumbs… and, oh yeah, 15 cookies’ worth of Oreo wafers. (The vanilla kind. You know, because using the chocolate kind would be gross.)
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After receiving complaints from neighbors about a disgusting odor coming from next door, California police searched a home in Santa Ana only to find 400 pythons, all but two of which were dead. The man under investigation has been taken into custody for possible animal cruelty charges. He is reportedly a teacher at a local elementary school. In perhaps the understatement of the year, one neighbor said so many snakes nearby was “kind of terrifying, I’m not going to lie.”
January 29, 2014 1:32 PM
From Daily Beast Cheat Sheet:
Let the stupidity begin. Police are reporting violence from people pushing and shoving their way to what they see as the holiday’s best deals on Black Friday, a retail holiday that’s become synonymous with brawls. A man was shot in Romeoville, Illinois when he dragged a officer with his car after his alleged shoplifting scheme was foiled at a suburban Kohl’s. In Rialto, California, a police officer was injured breaking up one of three fights at a Wal-mart which occurred after a manager decided to open the doors early. Meanwhile in Las Vegas, a thief shot another man in the leg before making off with the victim’s newly purchased big screen T.V.
“The special chronicles the challenges of Wesley Warren Jr., a 49-year-old Las Vegas resident who is living with a rare medical condition called “scrotal lymphedema.” The show will follow “Wes’s life as he deals with day-to-day challenges that are easy for most people. Due to the large size of his scrotum, Wes has difficulty with simple tasks like walking, preparing meals and even going to the restroom.” In the show and in public, Warren wears a hoodie to keep it his scrotum covered up.”
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