Popular women’s magazine to stop using bikini bodies on its covers

Cover of Women’s Health Magazine 
By: Tanya Malhotra

The editors of a popular women’s magazine announced that it will stop using bikini bodies on its covers because readers found them to be offensive.

Editor Amy Keller Laird of the Women's Health Magazine, announced the decision this month, and it went into effect immediately.

Laird said that the words bikini body, shrink two sizes, sexy, and toned, will not longer be used on the covers since women found the terms offensive as it implies that only a certain body type can wear a bikini.

She also said that the term drop two sizes, encouraged unrealistic weight loss goals. Those who do want to see these terms being used, will have to flip through the magazine to the last page, the editor said.

Laird revealed that the goal of the magazine is to make its readers happy and not sadness by reminding them about weight loss.

Man beats his brother to death after catching him naked with his wife

Couple making love (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

A man was arrested on a charge of homicide after allegedly beating his brother to death after finding him naked in the bedroom he shares with his wife, police in Zimbabwe said.

Bulawayo police said that they have arrested 29-year-old Gatsha Masotsha, after he became enraged, following the revelation that his brother was having sex with his wife while he was not home.

Masotsha was charged with one count of culpable homicide.

According to the police investigation, around 1:00 a.m.,
Masotsha arrived to his home on Tiat Roads. He knocked on the bedroom door, and his wife let him inside.

A few minutes later, Masotsha heard a strange sound coming from the next room. Masotsha sent his wife to check it out, but she returned and said that it was nothing.

Dissatisfied, Masotsha proceeded to the room, and saw his brother standing naked. Masotsha assaulted his brother by punching him all over the body.

He then slammed his brother's head into a wall. The brother then confessed that he had a sexual relationship with the wife.

Later that night, Aleck Masotsha Moyo died as a result of the injuries.

Woman manages to sell bottle of muddy water on Ebay for $100,000

Bottle of muddy water for sale on ebay 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman in the United Kingdom, racked in nearly $100,000 by selling a bottle of muddy water on Ebay, capitalizing on the Drummond Puddle craze.

The woman of Newcastle, who named herself polkadotqueen07 on Ebay, took some muddy water of the famous Drummond Puddle, and listed it for sale on Ebay.

In the description, the woman wrote that the item up for sale is nearly a full 600 ml bottle of genuine Drummond Puddle Watch water from Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne.

“Own your piece of the world's most famous puddle,” she wrote. “You cannot drink this water, and it's for decorative purposes only. It would look beautiful on your mantelpiece,” she added.

“Own a piece of history and raise some money for a very worthy U.K. cause,” the woman concluded. Surprisingly, the muddy water was bid up to 65,900 pounds ($95,000).

The puddle crazy began earlier this week, after a strong storm battered the country, causing a large puddle to form at the end of a bridge in Newcastle.

Images uploaded to the Internet, showed people trying to jump over the large pool of water, while others simply walked through it.

Two hashtags went viral, #DrummondPuddle and #DrummondPuddleWatch, as people watched a live video feed of the puddle.

Navy chef records himself having sex with female colleague in warship shower

Scott Furber 
By: Wayne Morin

A female officer of the British Royal Navy, filed a complaint with the police after a chef recorded a consensual sexual encounter in a warship shower.

A court heard how 29-year-old Scott Furber, a chef on the Type 45 destroyer, recorded a sexual encounter aboard the ship without the permission of the woman.

Furber was charged with one count of voyeurism in connection with the incident. The woman told the court that she felt horrible and violated when she learned of the recording.

Furber is also being accused of violating the no touching rule in place on warships. The court heard that the couple had sex in the showers of HMS Diamond while it was docked in Cyprus.

The victim admitted that she spent time that day with the chef on a beach, where they got drunk. She said that she exchanged sexual text messages with the chef and agreed to have sex in the showers of the ship.

When she was informed that the encounter was recorded, she was totally shocked. The court heard that the chef placed his iPhone on a shelf in the shower before his colleague came in.

The sexual encounter lasted 10 minutes. At the time of the incident, Furber was engaged to get married with another woman.

Teacher orders boys to remove their pants before flicking rubber bands on their private parts

Mother and son (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

Police launched an investigation after a teacher allegedly flicked rubber bands on the private parts of two boys, police in Malaysia said.

Kuala Pilah police said that two concerned parents filed a claim against the teacher after he allegedly ordered the boys to remove their pants and assaulted their private parts.

Police chief Superintendent Luqman Abd Rahman said that the teacher is facing a charge of causing hurt. The two boys are 10 years old.

Maimunah Harun and Ramlan Razak said that they decided to file a complaint with the police after the principal failed to take any action against the teacher for two months.

According to the police investigation, the alleged incident took place after the teacher accused the students of removing bolts from his car, causing the tires to fall off.

He then forced them to take off their pants and proceeded to flicking rubber bands on their private parts. The teacher also allegedly beat the boys.

18-year-old man discovers his unborn twin inside his abdomen after suffering stomach pain

Pregnant woman (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

A teenager was shocked to learn that his unborn twin grew inside his abdomen for 18 years, doctors in India said.

18-year-old Narendra Kumar of Uttar Pradesh, made the shocking discovery after suffering from severe stomach pains for months.

Kumar was rushed to a hospital after vomiting violently.

During an examination, doctors learned that 5 pounds of bones, hair and teeth, had formed in the abdomen of the young man.

Kumar was diagnosed with a rare condition that develops during pregnancy of twins, in which a fetus enters the other through the umbilical cord and ends up living there as a parasite.

Doctors at the Swaroop Narayan Hospital, told the teen that the parasite had been living and growing in his body since birth.

The unborn twin has since been removed from Kumar, through a surgical procedure that lasted for three hours. The mass contained hair, teeth, a head, a bone structure of the chest and spine with a lot of amniotic fluid.

Man rapes woman and steals her underwear to add to his used bikini collection

Woman wearing U.S. flag bra (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

A man was arrested on a charge of rape after allegedly raping a woman and stealing her underwear in order to add to his large used lingerie collection, police in Japan said.

Kochi police said that they have arrested 25-year-old Shoya Imada, after being accused of breaking into numerous apartments in order to steal the used underwear of women.

Imada was charged with burglary and rape. According to the police investigation, Imada broke into an apartment and went to the bedroom of the victim.

He then proceeded to assault and rape the victim before fleeing with her underwear.

In another incident, Imada is accused of assaulting a 20-year-old woman, who was walking down a street, before running away with her underwear.

During questioning, Imada told police that he wanted their underwear. Police officers who searched Imada’s home, found 600 pairs of women’s underwear.

Youth jail counselor caught having sex with 16-year-old prison inmate

Selena Marie Baxter 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A youth jail counselor was arrested on a charge of violating the civil rights of a person in custody after allegedly having sex with a teenage boy, police in Texas said.

Hidalgo County police said that they have arrested 29-year-old Selena Marie Baxter, after being accused of having a sexual relationship with the 16-year-old boy who was locked up at the Lake Granbury Youth Services.

Baxter was charged with violating the civil rights of a person in custody and indecency with a child by sexual contact. She was booked into the Hidalgo County jail, and her bail was set at $40,000.

According to the police investigation, Baxter worked for a company called Rite of Passage, which serves juveniles in prison.

Several months ago, the 16-year-old boy met Baxter, as she provided support at his prison facility. When the boy was released, his mother discovered inappropriate text messages on her child’s phone.

The mother also found nude photos of Baxter and inappropriate comments. In one message, Baxter told the boy that she never loved anyone as much as she loves him.

The mother contacted the police, and Baxter was arrested.

The boy told police that he met Baxter at a concert and stayed at the Holiday Express Inn located near South 10th Street and Savannah Avenue, where the engaged in sexual acts.

11 children found living in home full of feces and raw meat

Takeya Shere Fluellen 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A father was arrested on a charge of assault after 11 children were found living in a filthy house, police in Pennsylvania said.

Steelton police said that they have arrested 29-year-old Tyree Fluellen, after being accused of leaving the children in a home full of feces, raw meat and trash.

Fluellen was charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child. According to the police, social services workers found maggots in overflowing trash cans at the home.

Upon further inspection, they found toilets and bathtubs filled with feces. Raw meat and flies were on the floors. The social services workers called the police to the home.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, determined that six children had infections caused by Shigella bacteria, which can be contracted by exposure to feces.

Police said that they are looking to arrest the mother of some of the children, 34-year-old Takeya Shere Fluellen.

Thief leaves behind Bible after robbing bank and fleeing with cash

Bank robber carrying Bible 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) Police are looking to arrest a thief who robbed a bank while carrying the Bible with him, police in Tennessee said.

The Metro Nashville Police Department released a photo of the suspect who robbed a Bank of America branch before leaving behind a copy of the Bible.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded around 2:30 p.m. on Friday, at the Bank of America branch located at 5801 Nolensville Pike.

The teller at the bank told investigators that the man demanded money with a note. He was carrying a Bible, but dropped it on his way out of the bank.

He fled in a red two-door vehicle.

Witnesses at the scene described the robber as five feet and five inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds. He has light brown red hair and a mustache.

So far, the robber, who appeared to be in his 40s, was not arrested.

Man calls police on woman for taking his money and not giving him meth

Dean May 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested for violating his probation conditions after allegedly calling police to report a woman who took his money and did not give him meth, police in Montana said.

Butte police said that they have arrested 31-year-old Dean May, Jr., after being under the influence of drugs despite a court order banning him from abusing drugs or alcohol.

According to the police, May called 911 to report that he got ripped off by a woman who promised to sell him meth on Wednesday evening.

He met the woman, who was not identified, and gave her $60.

Instead of getting meth, the woman fled the scene with the cash. May immediately called the police to report the woman.

Police officers who arrived at scene, noticed that May was under the influence of meth, violating his probation conditions.

He was placed under arrest.

Man stabs his neighbor with pitchfork because he stole piece of grilled chicken

Tyrone Gardner 
By: Wayne Morin

A man was arrested on a charge of attempted assault after stabbing his neighbor with a pitchfork because he stole a piece of grilled chicken, police in Michigan said.

Now, 53-year-old Tyrone Gardner of Ludington, has been sentenced to serve one year in prison after pleading guilty to attempted assault with a dangerous weapon as a habitual offender.

According to the police investigation, Gardner was grilling chicken outside his home in the 400 block of East Foster Street, before stepping away for a few minutes.

When he returned, a piece of chicken was missing. He went to a nearby house and confronted the person who took the chicken.

When the person came to the door, Gardner stabbed him in the leg with a four-pronged pitchfork with a wooden handle.

In exchange for his guilty plea, prosecutors agreed to drop charges of assault with a dangerous weapon and firearm possession by a felon.

He could have faced a maximum sentence of life in prison.

39-year-old police officer stabbed by teenage lover for cheating on her with his former wife

Knife (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

A police officer of Malaysia, is fighting for his life after he was stabbed by his much younger lover.

Kuala Muda district police chief Assistant Commissioner Zukir Isa said that the 19-year-old woman met the 39-year-old victim last year, and they began dating.

Their relationship however, lasted only three months before they split up. Two weeks ago, the woman contacted the victim, who worked as a traffic police officer, saying that she wanted to get back with him.

She allegedly told the victim that she could not bear to stay at home because she constantly fights with her family.

The victim agreed to get back with the teenager and brought her to live with him, police said.

On the morning of the incident, the teenager came across a photo of the police officer's former wife on his cellphone along with several messages from her.

She accused the officer of lying to her about his relationship with his former wife and she attacked him with a knife. The officer was stabbed in the back of the head, the back of his right shoulder and right arm about 2:20 a.m.

Police said that the teenager called emergency workers and admitted that she stabbed the victim. She was arrested on a charge of causing serious injury.

The police officer is being treated at the Sultan Abdul Halim Hospital.

Officials demolish hospital while doctors and patients were inside after they refused relocate

The hospital demolished 
By: Mahesh Sarin

City officials were fired after they demolished a hospital and injured people inside.

Bulldozers approached the Fourth Hospital of Zhengzhou University in China, and demolished it while patients were being treated.

The surprise demolition occurred because the Huiji District government wanted to build a road on the property, but the hospital’s management refused to relocate.

They did agree to remove the hospital's gates and another two-story building. Those were demolished a few months ago.

However, the hospital declined to relocate its radiology department and morgue, so city officials decided to take matters into their own hands.

They launched a surprise attack and demolished the property. Most people fled or were carried away from the area. However,
some doctors were injured as they tried to protect the expensive equipment.

Six bodies being prepared in the mortuary were covered by falling debris.

It is estimated that about 4 million yuan ($607,000) worth of radiological equipment was destroyed in the surprise demolition.

Police force man to eat 48 bananas so they can recover gold chain he swallowed

Gopi R. Ghaware 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man of India, was arrested after he stole a gold chain from a woman.

Police in Mumbai, said that they recovered the gold chain that was swallowed by the thief after forcing him to eat 48 bananas.

Police said that 25-year-old Gopi R. Ghaware, was held down by witnesses after they saw him grabbing the gold chain from a woman and trying to escape.

He was beaten by residents of the area until police arrived. The police took Ghaware to the Rajawadi Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries.

X-rays taken on Thursday morning, indicated that Ghaware had metal in the stomach. Police ordered a second scan after the suspect admitted to swallowing the gold chain.

Ghaware was handed 48 bananas and was forced to eat them all in an attempt to recover the chain. The tactic was successful and the chain passed through the suspect’s system on Friday, police said.

Ghaware was brought before a judge and was remanded into custody.

Police handed the chain back to the victim. She kept the item in a plastic bag and took it to a jeweler, where she exchanged it for a new piece of jewelry that was untainted by the digestive tract of the suspect, police said.

Pig born with face of monkey

The monkey pig 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A large crowd gathered as a man showed off his pig that was born with the face of a monkey.

The animal that was named monkey-piglets, quickly became a tourist attraction with people coming from all over the area to photograph the remarkable creature.

The animal was born to a family in Ciego de Avila, Cuba.

The facial deformity resulted in the pig having a simian jaw, very short snout and protruding forehead, making it resemble a monkey.

Photos and videos that were posted online, shows its owner holding the unusual creature. They quickly went viral, sparking conversations about the cause of the defect.

Some people blame the environmental pollution for deformities in animals while others argue people are simply more aware of such deformities due to social media sites.

Hugh Hefner’s Playboy mansion up for sale for $200 million

Hugh Hefner 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) Hugh Hefner announced that he will be selling his famous mansion.

The Playboy Mansion in California, which is famous for its wild parties, could be yours for $200 million.

However, there's a catch, Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner often said that he never will live elsewhere and he wants to stick to his words.

“A condition of the sale is that Mr. Hefner would be able to continue working and living in the residence,” said Playboy spokesperson John Vlautin.

The negotiations between the seller and the buyer could determine whether the 89-year-old man remains living there for free or if he is required to pay rent.

The 5 acre property in Los Angeles, has seen thousands of celebrities and beautiful women pass through its doors.

It has 29 rooms, a playhouse, a home theater, a wine cellar, a gym, a tennis court, a swimming pool and a guest house with four bedrooms, as well as the famous room where Playboy bunnies have entertained guests.

Hefner bought the house that was built in 1927 for $1.1 million and he is now looking to sell it for $200 million. A 7-acre mansion nearby was sold last year for $59 million.

Mother becomes celebrity over her hilarious response to house fire

Michelle Dobyne 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) While most people will get upset when their house is destroyed by a fire, one mother’s positive attitude made her a celebrity.

Michelle Dobyne of Tulsa, Oklahoma, said that her neighbor informed her that their house was in fire.

The mother of three children was happy to be out of harm's way and safe with her children despite being out in the cold.

She then explained how she managed to escape with her children. Her positive attitude and hilarious reaction was caught on video, and it has since gone viral.

Michelle Dobyne said that she was on the phone and cooking for her children when a neighbor came to her door and said that “the building is on fire.”

Dobyne said: “I got my three kids and we bounced out. We ain't going to be in a fire, not today.”

More than 100 people were left without heat and power after the fire at the apartment complex near 61st and Peoria Street, as it destroyed the electrical panels that served the entire Casa Linda apartment complex.

Father advertises one-year-old son for sale on Facebook as ‘toddler alarm clock’

The Facebook post 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A father of the United Kingdom, took to Facebook to vent his frustration over his son, who wakes him up early in the morning.

28-year-old Kevin Davies from Fairfield, Liverpool, wrote that his son wakes him up at the same time each morning.

He said that his one-year-old son Archie, screams until he gets his attention. Davies said that Archie cries at 5:30 a.m. every morning, for the past year.

Once the boy is out of bed, he demands to get toast for breakfast.

In the Facebook post he wrote: “Priceless alarm clock. No need to set your alarm for work at 6:00 a.m., because you will already be up at 5:30 a.m. with this little one.

“Breakfast? No problem. He will have you making toast at 5:35 a.m. to start your day on a nice full belly.”

The father also said that if his “mini alarm clock” fails him one morning for any reason, he has two other children, Kellsie, 9, and Alfie, 4, to fulfil the duty of waking him up.

The price for the “alarm clock” was labeled as free.

Woman bites husband's face after he tried kissing her to apologize for argument over Hilary Duff

Brandi Lester 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested after biting her husband’s face while he tried to kiss her.

The woman of Kentucky, bit the face of her husband during an argument about whether actress Hilary Duff appeared in a commercial that they saw on television, police said.

26-year-old Brandi Lester of Elkhorn City, was arrested on charges of fourth-degree assault and domestic abuse, and was banned from having any contact with her husband Ethan.

Ethan Lester told officers that he tried to kiss his wife on the forehead to smooth things over after the argument, but she bit him on the face.

Ethan Lester told officers that he and his wife, who has three children, got into a fight after he thought Duff had appeared in a commercial they had seen on television, but his wife did not agree.

However, Ethan Lester is upset that his wife was taken to jail.
He said that his wife is not a violent person.

He said that she is under stress and she snapped during the argument. Ethan Lester said that he is unemployed and the family is going through hard times, which caused his wife to overreact.

He called police because he feared that his wife was going to hurt herself.