Wacky Stuff wishes you a Merry Christmas! We will take a short christmas break to open our presents, enjoy some egg nog and cherish our tree, but we will be back soon. So stay tuned. Make sure you enjoy your holidays and stay safe.
A cafeteria worker thought it was odd that a fourth-grader would pay for his lunch with a $20 bill.
The cashier at Marquette Elementary School was right. The cashier, who also noticed that the texture of the paper wasn't right, alerted the school's police officer, Patrolman Greg Tatum, who asked the 10-year-old about the money.
"He reached into his front pocket and pulled out more," Tatum said.
A woman in Brazil had an amazing escape when she was shot in the head but was not seriously injured. Florence Kanto, 60, was watching TV in Rio de Janeiro when a stray bullet hit her in the head near her left ear.
She did not even lose consciousness and arrived at the city's Flamengo Hospital on foot.
A hospital spokesperson said: "The bullet entered her head at very slow speed, plus the place it entered was responsible for her not suffering anything. This was a real Christmas miracle!"
Drunken Santas on a rampage in New Zealand, armed German robbers in Santa disguises, a British St. Nick wanted for flashing, and a Swedish vandal in a Santa outfit are giving the big man in red a bad name this year.
Reports of "Bad Santas" breaking the law or otherwise wreaking havoc have been circulating around the world.
Armed with a gun, a man in a Santa outfit held up a furniture store in the German town of Ludwigshafen Saturday and forced two cashiers to open the safe. He filled his sack with cash, locked the two women in the safe and escaped.
A parking lot stuntman and a chop shop kingpin are among the hustlers topping a list of insurance scams of the year.
The Insurance Bureau of Canada has released its list of the boldest and greediest con artists. At the top of the roster is a Halifax man who pretended to be struck by cars backing out of parking lots. He made 11 successful insurance claims until a sharp-eyed adjuster got wise.