Man gets bitten by snake that was hiding under his pillow after slipping his hand under it

The snake hiding under a pillow 
By: Wayne Morin

A man was left with a bite after slipping his hand under a pillow and disturbing a sleeping snake, according to a snake catcher in Australia.

Matt Hagan of Queensland, said that he was called to a residence in Trinity Beach, on a report of a snake that bit a man who was getting ready to sleep in his bed.

The incident unfolded on Friday night.

“Jack from Trinity Beach was just getting comfortable beneath his sheets when he slipped his hand under his pillow and was bitten on the finger by the enormous spotted python sharing his bed.

“When I arrived, Jack's wife was deciding whether it was more practical to burn the house down or move to New Zealand, and Jack looked like a man destined to get very little sleep over the coming nights.

“A closer inspection of the scene revealed a solid spotted python that had quickly taken up residence in Jack's bedside drawer,” snake catcher Matt Hagan wrote on Facebook.

The couple’s daughter, Tayla-Jae Todd of the United Kingdom, said that her mother called to talk about the snake and she was very hysterical as if someone died.

“I thought someone had died, but in the end I died laughing,” Todd wrote on Facebook.

Professional swimmer drowns during lifeguard test

Jack Jakubek 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A young professional swimmer died after drowning while participating in a fitness test for lifeguards at the Pilgrim Lake in Orleans, Massachusetts.

Police said that 22-year-old Jack Jakubek, went underwater and did not surface while trying to swim with special equipment used during lifeguard fitness tests.

Several rescue teams responded to the scene, including a dive team, the Massachusetts State Police and the Coast Guard of the United States.

Jakubet found off the coast by divers around 9:23 a.m. on Saturday, and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. Jakubek was transported to the Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, where he was pronounced dead.

Jakubek had graduated from SUNY Cortland two weeks before his death. Jakubek was the captain of the swim team at SUNY Cortland.

Friends praised his swimming skills, saying that he was a very good swimmer in high school and during his four years at Cortland.

After graduation, Jakubek had hoped to return to Cape Cod to work as a lifeguard, but he drowned during the test.

Man burns down home with people inside before taking selfie

Feng Qian 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man became known as the “fire selfie arsonist” after burning down a home before taking a selfie with the destroyed property.

26-year-old Justin Michael Clum of Pasadena, Maryland, was convicted of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree arson, first-degree assault, and 22 other related charges.

Clum pleaded guilty to the 25 charges and he was sentenced to 55 years in prison.

Prosecutors said that a man, woman and their 15-year-old daughter were sleeping in the home when it was intentionally set on fire.

His actions also put 23 first responders in a dangerous situation when he set the house on fire in the middle of the night.

Prosecutors said that Clum and his girlfriend, were drinking vodka in the early morning hours when Clum learned about a past sexual relationship his girlfriend had with another man.

Clum became angry and drove to the man's house with his girlfriend and gasoline, which he poured out on the porch and set it on fire.

According to authorities, the intended victim was not at home when the fire started, but three others were inside. Luckily, all of them managed to escape when they woke up to the sound of their smoke detectors.

23 firefighters worked for about one hour to put out the fire. Prosecutors said that Clum ran away from the house after setting it on fire, but he later returned to take a selfie with the burned down house.

Mother shares photo of baby who looks like Gordon Ramsay and jokes that he is the father

Ario-Blue and Gordon Ramsay 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman took to social media to show off her baby who looks like television chef Gordon Ramsay.

The lesbian mother posted a photo to Twitter of her one month old baby, who looks a lot like Ramsay.

Claire Dempster, 42, from Cardiff, Wales, sent a photo of adorable Ario-Blue, who was conceived using a sperm donor, to Ramsay.

Dempster, whose partner of 10 years Sonia Tingley gave birth to their son earlier this month, sent the photo to Ramsay with the words: “Gordon Ramsay this is our baby.

Have you been in Wales for any reason around ten months ago?”

Ramsay played along and he replied: “Yes, about 11 months ago.”

Ramsay, who has three teenage daughters and a teenage son, recently announced that he and his wife are expecting their fifth child.

Father catches child psychiatrist recording his young son using public bathroom

Aaron Voon confronted and detained 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A well-known psychiatrist from Australia, was arrested on child pornography charges in Canada, after he was caught recording a boy using a bathroom.

A father of Canada, took his son to a bathroom at the West Edmonton Mall’s Scotiabank Theatre.

While in the bathroom, the father realized that a man was recording his son.

The father confronted the suspect, 41-year-old Aaron Voon from Perth, and with the help of other people, detained him until police arrived.

The father then demanded that Voon hand over his phone. When he did so, the victim’s father handed the phone over to his wife.

She went through the phone and allegedly found the video of her son urinating. The video did not show her son’s face, but she recognized him by the clothes he was wearing.

A witnesses recorded the confrontation and uploaded the video to the Internet. The video shows the mother screaming after finding the video, showing her son from his shoulder down to his privates using the bathroom.

She handed the phone over to police, and Voon was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, making child pornography and voyeurism. He was denied bail.

Dr. Voon is a very well-known children’s psychiatrist. He ran the Successful Development and Therapy Clinic in Cockburn. He charged about $800 for 90 minutes for initial consultations, and $400 for subsequent appointments.


He specialized in treating children with social, emotional and behavioral issues, and conditions including depression, anxiety, ADHD and autism.

He sent a letter to his patients saying: “A most terrible thing has happened with me in the past week while I was overseas, which I will need to manage urgently. I will have to cease practice immediately indefinitely.

“For patients and families, I am so sorry for leaving you so suddenly. I can honestly state that these issues have been totally separate from work and I have always provided you and your children with the best possible, safe and appropriate care.”

1-year-old baby boy develops sexual urges and grows pubic hair

Arsh Akhtar 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A baby is suffering from a rare disease that makes him have sexual urges.

1-year-old Arsh Akhtar, is going through early puberty including the growth of facial and body hairs, and voice changes as well as having sexual urges like an adult.

The baby’s parents Waseem Akhtar, 32, and mother Shabnam Parveen of India, were growing increasingly concerned about their son’s behavior so they took him to a doctor in New Delhi, where he was diagnosed with a rare disease called “precocious puberty.”

Dr. Vaishakhi Rustagi, who works at the Max Super Speciality Hospital, said that the “boy’s testosterone levels are exceptionally high, as high as a 25-year-old man, and because of it, he began to experience physical changes.

Since he is very young, the boy is not able to understand what is happening to him when he experiences sexual urges.

Precocious puberty is a very rare condition, especially at such a young age. According to Dr. Rustagi, only one in 100,000 have this condition.

Dr. Rustagi said that it can be very traumatic for children with the disease because they are unable to express their feelings or understand what is happening to them.

“If these children are not treated, they become violent,” doctors.

Doctors will treat the boy with injections to block the effects of the excessive hormones on his body.

He will need the injections until he is 10 to 12 years old, the doctor said.

Woman dies after tree fell in her path while riding zip line

Lisa Lambe 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A tourist lost her life in a tragic accident while riding a zip line.

The woman of South Carolina, was visiting family in Sundance, Utah, when she was tragically killed.

55-year-old Lisa Lambe was participating in a Zip Tour excursion at Sundance Mountain Resort on Friday about 5:30 p.m., when she was stuck by a tree.

The Utah County Sheriff's Office said that the woman went between 30 to 60 miles per hour when she hit a tree that fell into the path of the zip line.

Authorities are not sure if the tree was leaning on the line as she hit it or if it fell into her path as she came down.

The woman was found suspended from the harness, and she was brought to the ground to be treated. Lambe was unconscious and not breathing when she was found.

She was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. The medical examiner said that Lambe probably died within a few minutes of hitting the tree or possibly even on impact.

Authorities ruled the incident an accident and no charges have been filed against the Sundance Mountain Resort.

Woman killed by crocodile while on vacation celebrating end of friend’s chemotherapy

Cindy Waldron (left) and Leeann Mitchell (right) 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) Two close friends of Australia, went out to celebrate the fact that one of them has received a clean bill of health after undergoing chemotherapy.

Leeann Mitchell, 47, was glad to be cancer free.

She and her childhood friend, Cindy Waldron, 46, decided to celebrate by going on a vacation together.

During a late-night swim, Waldron was pulled underwater by a crocodile. The friends were at a beach in Queensland, where they went swimming after 10:30 p.m.

Mitchell said that she was swimming with her friend when she felt something brushing past her leg. Then she heard Waldron yelling “a croc got me, a croc got me.”

Mitchell tried to save her friend, who was being pulled underwater by the crocodile, but she was unable to save her. Waldron went missing. Rescue workers came to the scene and are looking for the missing woman.

Meanwhile, the cancer survivor was taken to the hospital, where she was treated for minor injuries that she sustained while trying to help her best friend.

78-year-old naked professor kills 79-year-old wife before jumping out of window

James Huhta 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A professor was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly killing his elderly wife before jumping out of a window without wearing clothes, according to police in Florida.

Riviera Beach police said that they have arrested 78-year-old James Huhta, who was a professor at the Middle Tennessee State University, after being accused of killing his wife, 79-year-old Mary Huhta.

James was charged with one count of murder.

According to the police, Mary Huhta was found dead in the bedroom of her Eastpoint Condominium Association apartment on North Ocean Drive, around 10:30 a.m. on Friday.

After killing his wife, James Huhta jumped from a balcony at the residence in his underwear. He was taken to the St. Mary's Medical Center, where he confessed to stabbing his wife to death while she was in bed.

The neighbors told investigators that they are shocked about the incident as the couple was believed to be in a loving relationship.

Man kicks his former girlfriend while giving birth in hospital after being told by boyfriend to leave delivery room

Trayevon Braye 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man who became angry when his former girlfriend’s boyfriend told him to leave the hospital delivery room, decided to kick the woman in labor in the chest, according to police in Florida.

Miami police arrested 21-year-old Trayevon Braye, after being accused of kicking his former girlfriend in the chest while she was giving birth at the hospital.

Braye has been charged with assault and aggravated battery on a pregnant woman. According to the police investigation, Braye entered the hospital delivery room around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The woman's current boyfriend asked her if she wanted Braye in the room. When the woman said “no,” Braye started screaming obscenities.

Three security guards entered the delivery room to try to stop Braye, but he kicked the pregnant woman in the chest. He was then escorted out of the hospital and arrested.

95-year-old woman caught stealing laxatives from Walmart

Old woman (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

An elderly woman was arrested on a charge of theft after allegedly stealing laxatives from Walmart, according to police in Florida.

Ocala police said that they have arrested 95-year-old Florence Cinami, after being caught stealing $156 worth of items from the Walmart located at 2600 SW 19th Avenue Road.

Cinami was charged with one count of theft, and was released from custody without bail.

According to the police, an employee of Walmart, told a loss prevention officer that Cinami was taking items from the shelves and placing them in her purse.

She then went to the checkout counter, where she paid for a few items, but not those inside her purse. Police were called to the scene.

When the old woman was questioned by police, she said that she did not know why she stole a Chap Stick, a bronzer and some Dulcolax, which is a laxative.

Woman stomps on stomach of 8-year-old boy because he put dirty clothes in dryer

Marina Vega 
By: Wayne Morin

A woman was arrested on a charge of child cruelty after allegedly stomping on the stomach of a young boy because he put dirty clothes in a dryer, according to police in Florida.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 27-year-old Marina Vega, after being accused of slapping the 8-year-old boy in the face before stomping on his stomach.

Vega was charged with one of child cruelty. She was booked into jail, and is being held without bail.

According to the police investigation, after discovering that the boy put dirty clothes in her dryer, Vega hit him in the face and on the side.

The boy then lied down on the floor because it hurt. Vega then stomped on his stomach. The boy told investigators that Vega was wearing flip flops.

The boy was happy that the woman did not wear shoes because it would have hurt more.

Woman beats boyfriend with leash and throws feces all over her jail cell

Anne Marie Damico 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman from Pennsylvania, expressed her anger against police by throwing her feces all over her jail cell.

Police in Lancaster County, arrested the woman after she was accused of hitting her boyfriend with a dog leash and then threatened to shoot police.

34-year-old Anne Marie Damico of the 1st block of Deanne Circle in East Cocalico Township, allegedly assaulted her live-in boyfriend.

Police observed that the 41-year-old victim suffered injuries to his neck and throat area.

Damico also ripped the victim’s shirt and pants when he tried to leave the residence at 3:00 p.m., according to the police report.

While investigating the incident, police said that Damico struck an officer with her cellphone and also spat in the face of her boyfriend as he was escorted from home.

While in custody, Damico threatened to shoot and kill one of the officials and she then defecated on the floor of her cell. She then picked up the feces and threw it around her cell, police said.

Damico was charged with simple assault-domestic violence, aggravated harassment by prisoner, making terroristic threats and resisting arrest.

Damico was arrested and arraigned in front of District Magistrate Nancy Hamill. Her bail was set at $10,000.

Internet going crazy over mugshot of hot-looking woman who was arrested for careless driving and armed robbery

Sarah Seawright 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A hot-looking woman became famous after her mugshot went viral.

The woman was arrested for failure to appear in court on charges of careless driving and driving without insurance.

24-year-old Sarah Seawright was booked into the Pulaski jail, where she had her mugshot taken.

The mugshot was posted to the Internet, where it went viral, and by the time Seawright posted bond, she was an Internet celebrity.

In the mugshot, she seems to be put together, but Seawright seems to be going down the wrong path as this is not the first time she was in trouble with the law.

In 2012, she was arrested on charges of aggravated robbery, kidnapping, first-degree battery, hindering prosecution, and tampering with physical evidence.

Prosecutors said that Seawright, offered a ride to a man she knew. Her male accomplice who was also in the car, robbed the victim at gunpoint.

In that case, Seawright was sentenced to five years probation after pleading guilty to hindering apprehension.

Young woman begs people to shoot her with arrow to raise money for her sister's cancer treatment

Ji Jianli 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A young woman in China, who failed to raise money for her sister's cancer treatment, offered herself as a human target to strangers in exchange for $1.50 per arrow.

However, before anyone had a chance to shoot 21-year-old Ji Jianli, police took her off the street.

People walking past the Wulian Square in Hangzhou on Monday afternoon, called the police when they saw Jianli standing next to a sign that read: "Human Target for 10 yuan each arrow."

On the sign, she also wrote her bank account and electronic money account information. Police removed the woman because they were concerned for her safety.

Jianli revealed that her stunt was a desperate attempt to raise funds for her 22-year-old sister who was suffering from leukemia.

Jianli’s family has racked up huge debt since her sister was diagnosed with cancer a few years ago. The cost for the treatment is about 500,000 yuan ($76,000).

Jianli and her 42-year-old mother are the only adults working in the family as her father died last year.

ISIS fighters selling sex slaves on Facebook to raise cash

Woman being sold as sex slave (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

Cash strapped ISIS fighters began to sell off their sex slaves on Facebook in order to raise money for basic supplies, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).

Islamic State fighter Abu Assad Almani, advertised two sex slaves on Facebook.

He also posted photos of the slaves, but Facebook deleted them. Under the caption of one photo, Almani wrote “She is for sale.”

He encouraged all his brothers who are looking to buy sex slaves, to purchase his 18-year-old woman for $8,000. Almani then published a second image of another woman a few hours later.

The price tag for the second slave was listed as $8,000 as well.

The Middle East Media Research Institute believes that Almani is originally from Germany. Almani is very familiar with the activities of the Islamic State around Raqqa, Syria.

Almani also uses his Facebook account to solicit donations for the terrorist group. Almani urged his Facebook friends to get married and come to the territory of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Magician loses a lot of blood after trying to pull out card from his nose during on stage performance

Magician holding playing cards (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

A magician in the United Kingdom, ran off stage and went to a hospital after cutting his nose and losing a lot of blood during an onstage performance.

Phil Knoxville of Silbey, was trying to pull out a card from his nose in front of an audience at the Conservative Club.

A member of the audience said that he watched in horror as blood came rushing out of Knoxville’s nose. Knoxville looked uncomfortable as he was trying to pull a playing card from his nose.

As the blood was pouring out of his nose, everyone thought it was part of the act. Knoxville then told the audience that he has to go the hospital.

Even then, people laughed, thinking it was still part of his act as a magician. Before running off stage, Knoxville asked a woman if she wanted the blood covered card.

She politely declined. Knoxville’s agent James Barnes, said that all magic acts carry some degree of risk.

Man breaks his hand while diving through restaurant’s glass window after mistaking rowdy children for terror attack

Hand through glass window (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

A man in the United Kingdom, suffered a broken hand after diving through a glass window because he thought a terror attack was taking place in a restaurant.

The man was among many customers who panicked at the Costa Coffee shop in Didsbury, on Wednesday afternoon.

The man told investigators that he heard gunshots and feared that a terrorist has opened fire.

Witnesses said that the man ran through one of the front windows before running to a nearby bank to ask for help.

Other customers also said that they thought they were being attacked.

However, the noise came from a group of rowdy children who threw food trays at one another.

Police confirmed that the noise that sounded like gunshots was caused by children around 3:30 p.m.

The man was taken to a hospital with a broken hand.

No charges were filed against the children for causing the panic.

A spokesperson for Costa Coffee, wished the man a speedy recovery and said that they regretted what happened in the store.

Bank robber caught after tossing his pants with his wallet and ID card near crime scene

Pants (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

A foolish bank robber was caught after leaving behind his pants and identification near the crime scene, according to police in Washington.

According to the police investigation, on Saturday, the suspect walked into a bank in the 4500 block of Stone Way, and passed a note, demanding cash from a teller.

Police arrived shortly after the robbery and searched the neighborhood, but they weren’t immediately able to find the man.

About an hour after the robbery, a person contacted police and reported that a suspicious man had been pacing back and forth behind an apartment building in the area for the last hour.

The man was gone when police arrived at the building, but officers found a pair of pants at the scene, matching those worn by the bank robber.

Inside the pants, police found a wallet and an ID card for a man, who bore an uncanny resemblance to the bank robber captured on surveillance cameras hours earlier.

After searching for the man for several days, detectives found him in White Center, and booked him into the King County Jail.


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