Weird Street

Weird News, Pop CultureHere at Weird Street, we provide the strangest stories of the economy. The economy is already difficult enough to understand, so what better way of embracing that difficulty by attempting to understand the most irrational stories?
Ranging from unbelievable stories about coffee makers in space to a squirrel causing $300K in damages and everything in between, Weird Street is your destination for the most interesting stories on Wall Street.

Vanilla Ice Arrested in Residential Burglary

Vanilla Ice, whose real name is Robert Van Winkle, was arrested on Wednesday on residential burglary charges in Lantana, Fla. Read Article

Bill Gates Posts a Video of Him Drinking ‘Poop Water’

Bill Gates has posted a video of him drinking poop water on YouTube that was extracted from sewage waste with a new machine. Read Article

Hasbro Offers to Exchange Penis-Shaped Play-Doh Toy

Hasbro is now offering to exchange a penis-shaped tool that was included in its Play-Doh Cake Mountain play set for a new tool. Read Article

FB CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wants You to Set His 2015 Personal Goal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg is asking users of his social media service for suggestions for what his personal goal should be in 2015. Read Article

Viral Video: FedEx Truck Spills Packages onto Colorado Highway

A new viral video shows a man flashing down a FedEx truck to alert the driver that packages are falling out of it due to open doors. Read Article

Cards Against Humanity Sells 30,000 Boxes of Poop

Cards Against Humanity just made a statement regarding its hatred for Black Friday by selling boxes of real poop. Read Article

Santa Gets a 1.5% Raise in 2014 to $139,924

How much does Santa Claus gets paid? The Santa Index shows a 1.5% raise for St. Nick, to $139,924. Some say his work should be free, however. Read Article

‘Poo Bus’: Bio-Bus That Runs on Waste Begins Service

The first 'poo bus' in Britain, which runs on biomethane gas produced from sewage and wasted food, has started taking passengers. Read Article

Is Charles Manson Getting Married?

Charles Manson may be getting married in the next 90 days to his fiancée, Afton Burton, after the two got a marriage license. Read Article

New Guinness World Record: World’s Tallest Cow Measures 6’4″

Patty Hanson, an Illinois woman, has had her pet cow, named Blosom, recognized as the tallest in the world with a Guinness World Record. Read Article

FB News: Why 114-Year-Old Anna Stoeher Lied to Join Facebook

Anna Stoeher, a women who will be 114 on Wednesday, had to lie about her age when to join Facebook because it didn't list her birth year. Read Article

Creepy Clowns Are Roaming the Streets of California at Night

A number of creepy clowns have reportedly been threatening people in the streets of California at night over the last week. Read Article

Google Street View Uses Camel to Map Liwa Desert

Google Street View has mapped the Liwa Desert with the help of a 10-year-old camel named Raffia to maintain authenticity. Read Article

The Krispy Kreme ‘Double Hundred Dozen’ Box Holds 2,400 Donuts!

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has a box, called the 'Double Hundred Dozen', designed just to hold 2,400 donuts and it costs $2,600. Read Article

Sanrio Reveals Hello Kitty Is NOT a Cat!

Sanrio, a Japanese toy maker, has claimed that Hello Kitty is not a cat, but then it also said that she is a cat. So, what is she? Read Article

Why Matt Damon Used Toilet Water for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Matt Damon decided to use toilet water for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge because he didn't want to waste clean water doing it. Read Article

Texas Teen Discovered Living in Walmart (WMT)

A Texas teenager was discovered living in Walmart (WMT). He managed to stay there for four days unnoticed. Read Article

Google Maps Fail: X-Rated Pic Used for British Town of Skellow

The British town of Skellow has reached viral fame on the internet thanks to Google Maps and its x-rated image of the small town. Read Article

Mom Arrested for Letting Teen Take Part in Facebook Fire Challenge

A mother from Charlotte was arrested on August 6 for letting her teenage son take part in a Facebook challenge to set himself on fire. Read Article

The 5 Most Eccentric Millionaires & Billionaires

Find out what the world's craziest millionaires and billionaires do with their money -- and not the boring stuff like stocks. We're talking spacecraft and dinosaurs. Read Article