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Here 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.
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
The first 'poo bus' in Britain, which runs on biomethane gas produced from sewage and wasted food, has started taking passengers. Read Article
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
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
A number of creepy clowns have reportedly been threatening people in the streets of California at night over the last week. Read Article
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
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
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
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
A Tesla Model S fan in China built his own charging network, made up of 20 chargers, to travel from Beijing to Guangzhou in his new car. Read Article
Tesla Motors is offering $10,000 to the hacker that can get through the Model S's security at a competition being held later this month. Read Article
A man got way more than he bargained for when he started a $10 Kickstarter campaign to make potato salad and raised over $50,000. Read Article
The CIA celebrated one month on Twitter by answering questions people ask it, and some of the answers were surprisingly funny. Read Article