The Otherground News Archive

TITLE POSTED SOURCE
Guy gets rich on video poker glitch
Guy gets rich on video poker glitch
John Kane was on a winning streak. On July 3, 2009, he walked alone into the Silverton Casino in Vegas and sat down at a video poker machine called the Game King.
10/13/2014
World record albino catfish caught back to back
World record albino catfish caught back to back
“It was like dragging two sacks of potatoes through the water; it was unbelievable. I’ve been fishing for 50 years and this was the biggest fight I’ve ever had.”
10/13/2014
How long could you last in isolation?
How long could you last in isolation?
But the most alarming effects were the hallucinations. They would start with points of light, lines or shapes, eventually evolving into bizarre scenes...
10/13/2014
Sara X Mills offer unique accompaniment to Mozart
Sara X Mills offer unique accompaniment to Mozart
Las Vegas Model, tatooed goofball, avid reader, and socially awkward social networking professional Sara X Mills recently did Mozart’s “Eine kleine Nachtmusik."
10/13/2014
OGers first post movingly discusses suicide
OGers first post movingly discusses suicide
In January, my live-in gf shot herself in our bathroom. She left behind a three year old, family, friends and myself.
10/12/2014
BASE Jump into a rooftop pool
BASE Jump into a rooftop pool
If you get invited to a rooftop party in Kuala Lumpur, cool thing to do is show up fashionably late, or BASE jump off the 1,200-foot Kuala Lumpur tower.
10/12/2014
OGer mauled by a Pit Bull
OGer mauled by a Pit Bull
Drove myself to the hospital. Got 18 stiches on my right arm, 23 on my right leg and 3 on my left leg. Cops couldn't find the dog.
10/11/2014
Tinder LOL
Tinder LOL
Tinder has been criticised extensively for its "appearance based match-making process", which many have labelled shallow, superficial and vain. And funny.
10/11/2014
Guy loses virginity to his mom's corpse - after killing her
Guy loses virginity to his mom's corpse - after killing her
Kevin Davis, an 18-year-old from Texas, has admitted to brutally murdering his mother by striking her twenty times with a hammer, and then having intercourse with the corpse.
10/10/2014
Shooting range that refuses to cater to Muslims
Shooting range that refuses to cater to Muslims
A Muslim civil rights group is asking the Department of Justice to investigate an Arkansas shooting range whose owner recently declared it a "Muslim-free zone."
10/10/2014
'Gender inclusive' school district says drop 'boys and girls' titles
'Gender inclusive' school district says drop 'boys and girls' titles
The school system in Lincoln, Neb., are on a campaign to make their classrooms gender-inclusive. Teachers will no longer refer to boys and girls … as boys and girls.
10/10/2014
7 things you didn't know about Fight Club
7 things you didn't know about Fight Club
Did you learn anything new from our Pervy narrator guy? Did you know some of these facts already, or had you already spotted some of those slip-ups?
10/09/2014
OG Discussion: "I need my farts to smell like death." Success! ...?
OG Discussion:
"Within minutes the room smelled of sewage. After 20 or so years of observing him make noticeable faces, he finally asked if I had been passing gas."
10/09/2014
Cops assault black kid with white parents in his own home
Cops assault black kid with white parents in his own home
18 year old North Carolina teen, DeShawn Currie, was recently assaulted and pepper sprayed by police in his own home, after he was mistaken for a burglar.
10/09/2014
Falsely accussed teen spends 3 years in solitary
Falsely accussed teen spends 3 years in solitary
A 16-year-old New York teen spent nearly 800 days in solitary confinement after being accused — but never even tried, much less convicted — of stealing a backpack.
10/08/2014
Troll busted - shamed - kills self
Troll busted - shamed - kills self
Brenda Leyland, 63, using the Twitter handle @Sweepyface, sent roughly 4220 vitriolic tweets to the parents of missing and presumed murdered child Madeleine McCann.
10/08/2014
OG'er tries on panties while burglarizing home
OG'er tries on panties while burglarizing home
An OG'er says his girlfriend is very scared after surveillance video captured a stranger breaking into their home and putting on a pair of her panties over his jeans.
10/08/2014
4 year old hands out her mother's heroin at day care
4 year old hands out her mother's heroin at day care
Authorities say a 4-year-old girl in Delaware passed out packets of heroin she found in her mother's backpack to her day care mates, thinking they contained candy.
10/07/2014
Woman marries ... herself
Woman marries ... herself
She had been single for almost 6 years, and while worrying that a relationship with someone “seemed like too much work”, decided to recognise her period of self-discovery.
10/07/2014
Bow hunter fights 525lb black bear and wins
Bow hunter fights 525lb black bear and wins
Bow hunter, Brandon Johnson, from Minnesota, was hunting with several longtime friends near Duxbury on Friday, September 26 when everything went horribly wrong.
10/07/2014
White Cargo: The forgotten history of Britain's white slaves in America
White Cargo: The forgotten history of Britain's white slaves in America
By the mid 1600s, the Irish were the main slaves sold to Antigua and Montserrat. At that time, 70% of the total population of Montserrat were Irish slaves.
10/07/2014
OG discussion: My mind is my own hell
OG discussion: My mind is my own hell
I have a laundry list of mental issues which include borderline personality w/ antisocial and paranoid traits... anxiety... adhd... ocd.. and the list goes on.
10/06/2014
Chef cooks his girlfriend
Chef cooks his girlfriend
Police caught Marcus Volke, from Ballarat, boiling severed parts of his girlfriend's body on his stove when they responded to requests for a welfare check at their apartment.
10/06/2014
Mississippi car thief was 'just looking for ISIS'
Mississippi car thief was 'just looking for ISIS'
Lisa Carol Roche, 41, is accused of burglary from cars in Hurley, Mississippi. When she was found she said she was looking for terrorists from the Islamic State.
10/06/2014
Warthog coming out of retirement to fight ISIS
Warthog coming out of retirement to fight ISIS
As there will be no American "boots on the ground" to guide high-flying weapons on to their targets, the Warthog is our best hope at taking the fight to the enemy.
10/06/2014