Man chooses to wear ‘I am a thief’ sign over going to jail

An Ohio man chose to wear a sign proclaiming he’s a thief rather than go to jail after trying to steal a 52-inch television. Greg Davenport, of Liberty Township, pleaded no contest this month to a theft charge for stealing from a Wal-Mart in the township in December. A judge in Girard gave Davenport, 44,Continue reading “Man chooses to wear ‘I am a thief’ sign over going to jail”

Zombie nativity scene in Ohio

A “zombie nativity” that spurred complaints and zoning violation notices last year is on display again in a suburban Cincinnati yard, with a change to avoid fines. Officials have concluded Jasen Dixon’s display complies with local zoning laws because he has removed its roof. Sycamore Township zoning administrator Harry Holbert says the issue was alwaysContinue reading “Zombie nativity scene in Ohio”

73 year old man rides Ohio roller coaster for 12,000th time

A 73-year-old man has taken his 12,000th ride on his favorite roller coaster at King’s Island amusement park in Ohio. The park says Gary Coleman of Monfort Heights took the milestone ride in the front row of the Diamondback roller coaster on Monday. The retired minister has made 493 trips to the theme park outsideContinue reading “73 year old man rides Ohio roller coaster for 12,000th time”

Ohio judge tells man he’s legally dead

Consider northwest Ohio man Donald Eugene Miller Jr. the walking dead – as he has been since 1994. Miller was ruled legally dead by a court in 1994, eight years after he disappeared from his home in Arcadia. His appeal Monday in Hancock County Probate Court to rescind his “death” didn’t earn a change ofContinue reading “Ohio judge tells man he’s legally dead”

Ohio man orders gun safe on Internet and discovers almost 300 pounds of marijuana inside

Authorities in Ohio say a man who ordered a gun safe online opened it up only to discover 280 pounds of marijuana inside. Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart in western Ohio says the safe was made in Nogales, Mexico and that it was sent by truck to Ohio. He says the marijuana has a streetContinue reading “Ohio man orders gun safe on Internet and discovers almost 300 pounds of marijuana inside”

Court orders reckless driver to wear ‘idiot’ sign

Instead of a dunce cap in the corner, an Ohio woman will have to wear an “idiot” sign at an intersection as punishment for driving on the sidewalk. Shena Hardin, 32, was caught on a cellphone camera as her car swerved onto the sidewalk to get around a bus picking up and dropping off childrenContinue reading “Court orders reckless driver to wear ‘idiot’ sign”

U.S.Congres insisting on building tanks the the Army says they don’t need

Built to dominate the enemy in combat, the Army’s hulking Abrams tank is proving equally hard to beat in a budget battle. Lawmakers from both parties have devoted nearly half a billion dollars in taxpayer money over the past two years to build improved versions of the 70-ton Abrams. But senior Army officials have saidContinue reading “U.S.Congres insisting on building tanks the the Army says they don’t need”

Ohio man claims to see image of Christ in bird dropping on car windshield

The picture was taken by Jim Lawry. Lawry was in the driveway of his parent’s Brooklyn, Ohio, home when he noticed the spot left behind by a passing bird. A closer look gave him quite a surprise and left him amazed. Lawry’s son, parents and friends all came out to look. They too were amazed.Continue reading “Ohio man claims to see image of Christ in bird dropping on car windshield”

New dress becomes transparent when wearer is aroused

A Netherlands-based fashion designer has created a high-tech dress line that turns clear when you get excited. How’s that for being transparent on a date? Called Intimacy — from designer Daan Roosegaarde, founder of Studio Roosegaarde — the project aims to explore the relationship between technology and the body’s interactions. The dresses, which are calledContinue reading “New dress becomes transparent when wearer is aroused”

Injection of heat-burning animal cells into people may help burn off body fat

  Scientists have developed an injection that could target stubborn spare tyres or double chins without affecting the rest of the body. The researchers have found they can burn off excess fat in specific areas of the body by injecting tiny capsules filled with a modified type of heat-producing cell commonly found in animals andContinue reading “Injection of heat-burning animal cells into people may help burn off body fat”