The Otherground News Archive

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10 unpleasant facts about John Lennon
10 unpleasant facts about John Lennon
When you’ve essentially been canonized as a modern secular saint, there’s no way to not be overrated to one degree or another. And that's putting it mildly, in this case.
01/29/2015
Rare event - woman teacher sleeps with male student
Rare event - woman teacher sleeps with male student
A 35 year old female high school drama teacher has been arrested in Vancouver for allegedly having sex with one of her male students. Hot hogs gonna hog on hog.
01/28/2015
NASA paying $18k to lay in bed 70 straight days
NASA paying $18k to lay in bed 70 straight days
NASA is currently looking for volunteers to participate in their “Bed Rest Studies”, in which participants will have to spend 70 straight days in bed, receiving $18,000.
01/28/2015
Fugitive treasure hunter nabbed in Florida
Fugitive treasure hunter nabbed in Florida
A fugitive embroiled in a legal fight over what's been described as the greatest lost treasure in history has been arrested in Florida after more than two years on the run.
01/28/2015
Russia's credit downgraded to 'junk'
Russia's credit downgraded to 'junk'
Moscow slammed Standard and Poor's for downgrading Russia's credit rating to "junk", saying the move was motivated by the West's current standoff with Russia over Ukraine.
01/27/2015
Dude with machete breaks into gun owner's home
Dude with machete breaks into gun owner's home
A crazed man on a rampage broke into an apartment with a machete before being shot by the victim. 54 year old Twain Thomas was sentenced for attempted murder.
01/27/2015
German climbing team training
German climbing team training
This video shows the first training session of the German climbing team in the winter 2015, in Cologne's futuristic Stuntwerk bouldering gym.
01/27/2015
California considering a mileage tax
California considering a mileage tax
As motorists buy less gasoline, tax revenues that pay for roads have been falling for a decade, leading to more problems. How about a fee for each mile motorists drive instead?
01/26/2015
Mexico's Colima volcano erupts - captured on camera
Mexico's Colima volcano erupts - captured on camera
This is a Mexican volcano aptly known as the 'Volcano of Fire'. Observers were still surprised when the Colima peak erupted sending ash shooting 2.5 miles into the air.
01/26/2015
OG Discussion: Snowmageddon
OG Discussion: Snowmageddon
It is falling already here in NYC. It will be one of the biggest snowfalls in history, and may be a new record. Supplies all set: Flashlight and extra batteries. Wine. Beer...
01/26/2015
Students in Illinois required to give Facebook passwords
Students in Illinois required to give Facebook passwords
A law that went into effect in 2015 will allow Illinois school districts to demand the social media passwords for students that break the rules or are suspected of cyberbullying.
01/22/2015
Car dealership messes with pizza guy, feels Internet's wrath
Car dealership messes with pizza guy, feels Internet's wrath
A video of car dealership employees in Westport getting into a heated argument with a local pizza delivery man over $7 has led to Internet anger and a personal apology.
01/22/2015
Guy fakes getting stood up for free meal
Guy fakes getting stood up for free meal
Dishonest and manipulative? Yes. A good way to get a free dessert? Maybe. Kyle Baldinger had a sweet tooth and an idea. He headed to the restaurant ...
01/22/2015
Obama trying to close the 'Angel of death' loophole
Obama trying to close the 'Angel of death' loophole
The President plans to announce in Tuesday’s State of the Union Address new proposals that would raise taxes on capital gains for the wealthiest Americans.
01/21/2015
Guy bulldozes his house down - doesn't tell wife
Guy bulldozes his house down - doesn't tell wife
A New York man rented a bulldozer and demolished the house that he lived in with his wife, whose name is on the deed and who did not know about the razing.
01/21/2015
109-year-old woman: Avoid men to live longer
109-year-old woman: Avoid men to live longer
When it comes to living a long life, most people might tell you to stay away from junk food, cigs or alcohol. Jessie Gallan says the key to longevity is staying away from men.
01/21/2015
Guy hires a P.I. on his cheating wife - reddit
Guy hires a P.I. on his cheating wife - reddit
A guy finds out his wife is cheating on him so he hires a private investigator and posts the play by play on Reddit. This all went down 2 days ago...
01/20/2015
World's richest 1% will own 50% by next year
World's richest 1% will own 50% by next year
Turns out, the rich really are getting richer. So says a new report, which estimates that the richest 1% will have as much wealth as the other 99% combined by next year.
01/20/2015
Teen poses as OB/GYN at a hospital for weeks
Teen poses as OB/GYN at a hospital for weeks
The teen, who posed as a doctor, was able to walk the halls of St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach. Police say he wore a white coat with the St. Mary’s logo.
01/20/2015
Casino scams that actually worked
Casino scams that actually worked
One of the cheaters (an employee of the casino) used invisible ink to mark the backs of playing cards—drawing a line for an ace and a cross for a king ...
01/19/2015
Parents send invoice for missing child's party
Parents send invoice for missing child's party
Alex, a five-year-old boy, has been invoiced for failing to show up at a friend’s birthday party. Alex’s father Derek was threatened with legal action for his refusal to pay the bill.
01/19/2015
19 year old from Colorado changes the world
19 year old from Colorado changes the world
You probably haven’t heard much about 19-year-old Easton LaChappelle, though he’s already done enough to land a job at NASA. He is changing the world for the better.
01/19/2015
Christian mom alarmed that school bus tail lights form ‘pagan’ pentagram
Christian mom alarmed that school bus tail lights form ‘pagan’ pentagram
A Christian mom in Tennessee is worried that occult influences are lurking in her town and showing their presence in the unlikeliest of places, the tail lights of local school buses.
01/16/2015
Al Sharpton calls for meeting to address all-white Oscar nominees
Al Sharpton calls for meeting to address all-white Oscar nominees
The Rev. Al Sharpton was left fuming mad after the Oscars revealed its all-white list of nominees for this year's Oscar awards on Thursday.
01/16/2015
Boy who "went to heaven" admits story was false
Boy who
"People continue to profit from lies. They should read the Bible, which is enough. The Bible is the only source of truth. Anything written by man cannot be infallible."
01/16/2015