Category Archives: Wildside News

Baby Shower Brawl

A Massachusetts baby shower descended into a chaotic brawl over the weekend, resulting in the arrests of four people! Apparently, a man was sucker punched by a partygoer, setting off an all-out bottle-smashing, chair-swinging fight between 200 people. Cops were called to the Portuguese rental hall Club Luiz De Cameos and it took them a […]

Payphones are Back

Thanks to cell phones, payphones are pretty much a thing of the past. But that could change, as payphones stand to have a resurgence in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is heading an initiative to revamp the city’s 11,000 existing payphones, which come in handy in emergencies- something residents learned during Hurricane Sandy. While […]

Bizarre 911 Calls

After a series of bizarre calls, police in Canada are reminding people to use 911 properly. Const. Jamie Chung said an angry man once called the emergency line after buying a hamster that gave birth to a litter of 10. The man was apparently upset because the store refused to give him a refund! Chung […]

Hired Assassin

A son in China was so obsessed with online gaming that his father decided to hire virtual assassins to kill off his son’s avatar! The father, identified only as Mr. Feng, was apparently concerned about the amount of time his 23-year-old unemployed son was spending playing the video games. Feng’s idea was that his son […]

Flu App

Want To Know Who Gave You The Flu? There’s An App For That! If you’ve got the flu, finding out who gave it to you might make you feel better. “Help, I Have The Flu,” a new Facebook app that analyzes your friends via keywords, posts and check-ins to find who has the flu – […]

Lobster Found in Suitcase

Police in Nova Scotia have reunited a woman with a suitcase full of lobster and gifts discovered by a bus driver. Halifax Regional Police said a Metro Transit bus driver discovered the black suitcase around 11 a.m. on December 31st and turned it over to police, who put out a notice seeking the owner of […]

Suspended for Playing Guns

A 6-year-old Maryland boy was suspended from school for forming the shape of a gun with his hands and saying “pow,” a lawyer for his family said. Robin Ficker said a boy, a student at Roscoe R. Nix Elementary School in Silver Spring, was given a one-day suspension from school with a conference planned for […]

Lucky Clucker

A Wisconsin couple says clucks helped them escape a blaze at their home. Dennis Murawska, 59, said a pet chicken named Cluck Cluck woke his wife Susan Cotey, 52, with loud clucking from its cage in the basement two floors below about 6:15 a.m. Thursday. Murawska said he was half awake but didn’t know about […]