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Lost and Found: Passengers who ride the bus in Scotland accidentally leave behind weird things, including a pair of breast implants.

Lost and Found: Passengers who ride the bus in Scotland accidentally leave behind weird things, including a pair of breast implants.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 3:06 GMT

EDINBURGH, Scotland (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Passengers who ride Scotland’s fleet of Lothian Buses leave behind some pretty weird stuff. The company says the oddest lost property found on board includes a pair of breast implants in a bag, a stuffed seagull, a robotic talking monkey, and a dummy head. Additionally, staffers find about 110 cell phones a week, 20 iPods, 20 school bags, and several gaming consoles and laptops. Only 60 percent of the lost swag is ever reclaimed.

DANVERS, Mass. – In a scene straight out of a cartoon, a worker at a sausage factory in Danvers, Massachusetts, was sucked head-first into a sausage seasoning machine. The man was cleaning the device when it somehow activated and pulled him in by the head and shoulders. Luckily he was freed and fine, only being taken to the hospital as a precaution.

MESA JUNCTION, Colo. – A tattoo on the lips gave cops just the right tip to catch a criminal in Colorado. Police have been looking for a masked man who robbed a local Elvis impersonator in his home last month. The victim couldn’t see his attacker’s face but did catch a glimpse of his mouth through an opening in the mask and noticed a tattoo on his upper lip that read “East Side.” Cops traced the lip ink to a local gang member who’s had run-ins with the law in the past.

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Talk about a speedy delivery. A woman in Bemidji, Minnesota, gave birth to her son while driving herself to the hospital. Amanda McBride’s water broke behind the wheel and her baby popped out in the driver’s seat soon thereafter. While that was happening, the baby’s dad was riding in the car and steering from the passenger’s side because he suffers from seizures and couldn’t fully drive. The baby boy was found healthy once they reached the hospital.

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