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Bangkok teenagers’ love of ‘Hitler chic’ draws furor

Bangkok teenagers’ love of ‘Hitler chic’ draws furor

Here's one fashion trend you won't see in Vogue: "Nazi chic" has invaded Bangkok. CNNGo reports that some Thai teenagers have a "childlike fascination" with

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Grandma loses thread from glove, gains fine for littering

Grandma loses thread from glove, gains fine for littering

Valerie Davis, a 71-year-old Welsh grandmother, was fined $118 for littering, after a single thread fell from her gloves onto the pavement. Davis didn't notice the

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German politician is busted playing Sudoku at meeting

German politician is busted playing Sudoku at meeting

German Finance Ministers: They're just like us! During a parliamentary meeting to discuss Germany's role in the Greek bailout, Wolfgang Schäuble was caught on camera

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Korean pop stars are strangely into blackface

Korean pop stars are strangely into blackface

Billy Crystal's Sammy Davis Jr.-in-blackface bit during the Oscars was heavily criticized as something that's just not done anymore. But in Korea? It's par for

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Frenchman sues Google over Street View pic of him peeing

Frenchman sues Google over Street View pic of him peeing

A Frenchman is so pissed about an image Google Street View published online that he's suing the company. The picture shows the man, who thought he

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Grandma returns from the dead, fixes lunch, scares family

Grandma returns from the dead, fixes lunch, scares family

No one expects to walk into the kitchen and discover their recently-deceased grandmother calmly cooking a meal. That Stephen King-worthy scenario happened to one Chinese family,

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Hypocritical Saudis arrest woman for having 2 husbands

Hypocritical Saudis arrest woman for having 2 husbands

It may seem a little hypocritical (OK, a lot hypocritical), but Saudi Arabia's Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice has arrested

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Guantanamo Bay detainees to get a $750K soccer field

Guantanamo Bay detainees to get a $750K soccer field

The U.S. is almost done installing a $750,000 soccer field at its Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba, FOX News Channel reports. The field, which wll

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Über-clumsy waiter spills five beers on German chancellor

Über-clumsy waiter spills five beers on German chancellor

Germans love their beer, but as a rule they also prefer drinking it to wearing it. German Chancellor Angela Merkel recently got a Kölsch shower

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'My ex is an A--hole' T-shirt costs Spanish woman €1,000

'My ex is an A--hole' T-shirt costs Spanish woman €1,000

Think your ex is an a-hole? That's pretty normal. Tempted to post a picture of yourself on Facebook in a T-shirt saying just that? Ill-advised. A

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Venomous spider freaks out male workers at market

Venomous spider freaks out male workers at market

A box of bananas lost appeal (ZING!) after a Scottish supermarket worker saw a venomous -- but appropriately named -- South American banana spider with

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Couch-surfer dies in unsurprising yet tragic crash

Couch-surfer dies in unsurprising yet tragic crash

Couch-surfing (not the crash at your friends' place kind) seems like the sort of thing that should kill you: Hook a sofa up to a

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French preschoolers tweet with très adorable results

French preschoolers tweet with très adorable results

Twitter users may have to be at least 13 to use the service, but one school in France is bucking that rule and allowing its

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Usually invincible Vladimir Putin fails at bobsledding

Usually invincible Vladimir Putin fails at bobsledding

Russian Prime Minister/ruler-for-life Vladimir Putin went bobsledding yesterday, adding to his casual legend in the wide world of sports. As The Atlantic recently reminded us in

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Crime ring busted for hiding $6 trillion in fake bonds

Crime ring busted for hiding $6 trillion in fake bonds

Talk about a Swiss bank account: An Italian organized crime ring (Read: the Mafia) got busted for hiding $6 trillion in fake U.S. Treasury bonds

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Concordia disaster coverage leads to multiple ad #fails

Concordia disaster coverage leads to multiple ad #fails

Three days after it ran aground, the Costa Concordia remains a front page story. You'd think that newspapers might keep an eye on what advertisements

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Bin Laden wanted to wed Whitney, kill off Bobby Brown

Bin Laden wanted to wed Whitney, kill off Bobby Brown

We'll keep the "he will always love her" jokes to a minimum, but it was apparently a barely kept secret that Osama bin Laden had

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German language runs out of vulgarities, takes English ones

German language runs out of vulgarities, takes English ones

You would think German, a language that has provided English with all kinds of evocative "loan" words (Schadenfreude; angst; coffee klatsch) would have a term

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Putin tells Russians he'll pay them to have sex

Putin tells Russians he'll pay them to have sex

Vladimir Putin is up for re-election, which means the usual flurry of empty campaign promises and ridiculous pledges. The Russian PM's latest mandate (he's calling

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Ridiculously ugly North Korea hotel set to open 23 years late

Ridiculously ugly North Korea hotel set to open 23 years late

A little behind schedule, guys? North Korea's Ryugyong Hotel is finally set to open, 23 years behind schedule. Work on the monstrosity began in 1987, but

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Fake rhino causes real chaos at Japanese zoo

Fake rhino causes real chaos at Japanese zoo

Two unlucky zoo employees spent their afternoon inside a rhino costume an -- wait a second? Wasn't this an Adam Sandler movie? Actually, it was

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Thousands of Iranian women are forming a ninja army

Thousands of Iranian women are forming a ninja army

Watch out, Uma Thurman: There's a new army of female martial-arts masters. More than 3,500 Iranian women are dusting off their throwing stars and training to

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Queen marks 60 years, 30 corgis in second longest reign

Queen marks 60 years, 30 corgis in second longest reign

That wasn't "My Country 'Tis Of Thee" some of you overheard on the morning shows today. "God Save the Queen" -- the version not written by

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You're now a criminal if you use a cell phone in N. Korea

You're now a criminal if you use a cell phone in N. Korea

And you thought you got dirty looks on the morning commuter train when your "Pour Some Sugar on Me" ringtone goes off... In North Korea, where

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Hitler's lair will become a tourist destination in Poland

Hitler's lair will become a tourist destination in Poland

With plans for a $2 million upgrade to attract tourists, including children, Polish authorities hope to turn Adolf Hitler's WWII military headquarters into a major

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Canada hit by fake iPad scam that would never work in U.S.

Canada hit by fake iPad scam that would never work in U.S.

We'll give the crook a bushel of apples for originality. But it's doubtful the customers in Canada who bought phony iPads would be as generous.

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Sport of dwarf tossing: A flying shame

Sport of dwarf tossing: A flying shame

Is it the right of all living human beings not to be picked up and thrown against their will? Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage thinks so.

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