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Two men entered a man's home - one holding a gun while the other brandished a knife to the resident's neck. The assailants demanded the victim's eggbeater. - Yahoo! News, 12/16/08

31-year-old Tom Sietas holds the world record for holding his breath underwater - an amazing 10 minutes 12 seconds. - The Week Magazine, 12/12/08

An Iowa man is suing Martha Stewart and KMart for an injury caused by a deck chair. Patrick Albanese claims he is no longer able to perform magic and play the banjo, due to his severed fingertip. - Des Moines Register, 11/18/08

A drunken Jersey City councilman Steven Lipski was arrested for urinating on a crowd of concertgoers from the balcony of a Washington night club. - New York Daily News, 11/9/08

"Leave It to Beaver" actor Tony Dow has one of his sculptures displayed at the Louvre in Paris. - Los Angeles Times, 11/15/08

Oregon State Police arrested 18-year-old Kimberly Messer after clocking her at speeds up to 107 mph on Interstate 5. She later told authorities she has having trouble seeing while talking on her cell phone. - The Oregonian, 10/25/08

Amber Milbrodt waited 19 hours in a Dallas hospital's emergency room for her broken leg. She never got to see a doctor, but she did get a bill for $162 for the nurse who briefly checked her vital signs. - Houston Chronicle, 10/21/08

Full-time college student Ken Mink scored two points Monday night in Roane State Community College's 93-42 victory over King College. Mink is 73 years old. - MSNBC, 11/3/08

"Joe the Plumber" was mentioned 26 times in that presidential debate. The economy was mentioned 16 times and Iraq was mentioned only 6 times. - CBS.com, 10/16/08

Heather Mills has already spent more than $15 million of her $37 divorce settlement (from Paul McCartney) - The Week Magazine, 11/7/08

Just after bowling the last strike in a perfect 300 game, Don Doane high-fived his league teammates, collapsed and then died with a smile on his face. - Fox News, 10/31/08

In 2007, President Hugo Chavez turned Venezuela's clocks back 30 minutes. Some speculate the change was just to confuse other nations. - Wired Magazine, 11/08

A 10-year-old South Carolina boy was suspended from school for possession of a broken pencil sharpener. A teacher spotted the boy trying to sharpen a pencil with the sharpener's detached blade. The school has a "zero-tolerance" policy on weapons. - FOXCarolina.com, 9/11/08

Scooby, a French mixed-breed dog, has made legal history by testifying in a murder trial. The dog was the only witness to his owner's death; when led into the courtroom, Scooby barked furiously at the sight of the suspect. One of the attorneys for the defense tried to make a case that since the crime took place two and a half years ago, "which is 17 in dog years". - London Daily Mail, 9/10/08

Jericho Scott, a 9-year-old Connecticut boy, has been banned from pitching in Little League because he's too good. Other players are frightened of his fastball (clocked at 48 mph). - New York Times, 8/27/08

Dave Freeman, the co-author of "100 Things to Do Before You Die", died recently at age 47, before he was able to complete his own recommendations. - Associated Press, 8/26/08

Natalie Cooper, a 17-year-old English girl, cannot eat anything but Tic Tacs. She vomits after eating everything else. For real sustenance, she receives a special nutrient formula through a feeding tube to her stomach. - San Diego Union, 9/2/08

Peter Tubic has had his house seized by the city of Milwaukee because he did not pay a 2004 $50 parking ticket. - US News and World Report, 9/3/08

A Rhode Island woman died in 1986 due to "sleep-eating" (night eating syndrome - NES). She was on a very restrictive diet, but would eat in the middle of the night without even knowing it. She gained 200 pounds in three months. - San Diego Union, 9/2/08

North Carolina fisherman David Hayes caught a state-record 21 pound catfish using his granddaughter's "Barbie" fishing pole. - MSNBC, 8/22/08
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