Around The Weird: Bizarre News Briefs
The pizza in Naples, Italy, is simply to die for -- authorities say it's made in ovens that burn wood from old coffins.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 1:45 GMTNAPLES, Italy (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) People are just dying over the pizza in Naples, Italy. Authorities believe thousands of small, lower-end pizza shops have been baking their pies in ovens lit with wood from coffins stolen from local graveyards. Traditionally, Neapolitan pizza should be cooked in a stone oven with an oak-wood fire, not a casket-wood fire.
ZHENGZHOU, China That bride is a man, baby! A dude in China has been arrested for repeatedly posing as a woman and marrying unsuspecting men for their money. Wang Mou would dress up as a lady, get hitched, and then flee with his new husbands money. He was able to scam three guys this way because, in his words, A lot of people mistake me for a woman at first sight.
HUNTINGTON, N.Y. Workers at the Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center in New York are begging folks to give a dog a bone. Theyre seeking Viagra donations to treat a resident pit bulls heart condition. The pooch needs two of the erectile dysfunction pills each day, and because they cost $10 a pop, they need help. Interestingly enough, Viagra was originally developed as a heart medication.
SHEPTON MALLET, England Talk about a disappointing grand finale. Jack Harris, an 86-year-old British man, just spent more than seven years working on a giant jigsaw puzzle but was unable to finish because hes missing one measly piece. The five- foot-long, 4,999-piece puzzle has been discontinued so there are no spares available. Harris thinks the 5,000th piece may have been accidentally eaten by his dog.© Copyright 2010 Wireless Flash News Inc