No longer just an urban legend?

Police hunt for doctor in kidney-snatching ring Shakil, a 28-year-old recovering from a transplant in a Gurgaon hospital, winced as he described how his kidney was forcibly removed. “Two armed guards took me to another room. They took blood samples … forced me onto a stretcher and then they gave me an injection,” he said.… Continue reading No longer just an urban legend?

Someone with a web server and a sense of humor…

Ebuyer.com runs on a Commodore 64 Online retailing can be a rough sport. The competition is rabid, customer loyalty is fickle, and IT expenses can go through the roof. That’s why The Register can appreciate an e-tailer with a unique business model. A hawk-eyed El Reg reader points out that UK online retailer Ebuyer.com appears… Continue reading Someone with a web server and a sense of humor…

eBay, where the sellers pay YOU.

UK teen buys PS2 on eBay, receives box stuffed with £44,000 A young man in the UK got a serious shock when the PS2 that he’d won on eBay arrived at his home in Aylsham, Norfolk. The game system — which he’d paid £95 for — arrived without the two games promised by the seller,… Continue reading eBay, where the sellers pay YOU.

Woof? or Baaaa? or time to check Snopes?

Dog-sheep swap scam or sham? By staff writers April 27, 2007 12:30pm Sheep sold as poodles in scam, report claims Couple alarmed to learn their dog had hooves Killjoy bloggers say yarn is just an urban myth THOUSANDS of Japanese pet owners were swindled into buying half-price “poodles” that were actually sheep, it was reported… Continue reading Woof? or Baaaa? or time to check Snopes?

Old news, but too weird not to share.

Daddy’s Girl Fisher Island millionaire Bruce McMahan loved his daughter so much, he married her. Published: September 28, 2006 A secret sexual relationship with his daughter was not enough. There had to be a wedding. It gets worse from there. Much worse, and funny as hell (for us safely uninvolved 3rd parties.)