Urban Legends Reference Pages: Daily Snopes: ()   Man Accused of Fatally Place-Kicking Dog   (Associated Press)
  • A man has been charged with killing his neighbor's 2-pound miniature Yorkshire terrier by place-kicking it into the air like a football.


  •   PETA Uses Murder Case in Anti-Meat Ads   (Reuters)
  • A U.S. animal rights group defended an advertising campaign that links the women victims in a Canadian serial murder case to the fate of butchered pigs.


  •   Inmate Allegedly Hides Cocaine Under Fat   (Associated Press)
  • An obese inmate was caught hiding crack cocaine in a cigar holder under a roll of fat beneath his stomach.


  •   Chocolate During Pregnancy Has Good Impact on Baby   (Reuters)
  • Scientists at the University of Helsinki, who asked 300 pregnant women to record their chocolate consumption and stress levels, found that daily treats had a positive impact on the newborn baby's behavior.


  •   Actors Whip Easter Bunny at Church Show   (Associated Press)
  • A church trying to teach about the crucifixion of Jesus performed an Easter show with actors whipping the Easter bunny and breaking eggs, upsetting several parents and young children.


  •   Mom With 14 Kids, One on the Way, Honored   (Associated Press)
  • With her 14 children in tow and pregnant with her 15th, Michelle Duggar waddled into Arkansas' Capitol to accept the state's Young Mother award.


  •   The Latest Fashion Must-Have: Eyeball Jewellery   (Reuters)
  • Body piercing and tattoos make way. The latest fashion trend to hit the Netherlands is eyeball jewelry.


  •   Wild Turkey Crashes Through Man's Window   (Associated Press)
  • Todd Zukowski heard a crash while talking on the phone at his home, then entered the living room and was shocked to find a double-paned window had been shattered by a wild turkey.


  •   Briton to Bet All on Vegas Roulette Spin   (Reuters)
  • A British man who has sold all his possessions, including his clothes, will stand in a rented tuxedo and bet everything on a single spin of the roulette wheel.


  •   Thief Returns Car After 'Texting' Apology   (Associated Press)
  • A distraught woman used cell phone text messages to persuade a repentant thief to return her stolen car.


  •   Man Says Election Sticker Ruined Jacket   (Associated Press)
  • Robert Bonoff wants the city to pay for a new suede coat that he said has been ruined by a voting sticker.


  •   Mexican Woman Performs Own Caesarian to Save Baby   (Reuters)
  • A woman in Mexico gave birth to a healthy baby boy after performing a Caesarian section on herself with a kitchen knife.


  •   Noisy Thieves Give Themselves Away   (Associated Press)
  • A report of a pounding noise from a field in the middle of the night led police to two men trying to crack open a safe stolen from the Fairfield Elks Lodge.


  •   Donald Trump Beats Chicken in Casino Game   (Associated Press)
  • Without any specific strategy, dealmaker Donald Trump battled a live chicken and won $250.


  •   Japanese Restaurant's Naked Lunch Causes a Storm in China   (Agence France Presse)
  • A Japanese restaurant which served sushi on the body of a near naked woman has caused a storm of controversy in the conservative southwest Chinese city of Kunming.


  •   Alabama Lawmakers Designate State Whiskey   (Associated Press)
  • Alabamans now have something to toast: The state has an official whiskey.


  •   Cambodian PM Turns Year Younger on Birthday   (Agence France Presse)
  • Rather than facing the trauma of turning a year older, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has marked his birthday by declaring himself a year and four months younger.


  •   Candidate Urges People to 'Vote Naked'   (Associated Press)
  • You might say Ken Hechler would like to see voters streaking to the polls. Hechler's new slogan to get people to register and vote: "Vote Naked!"
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