Weird

Feb 26 '16 10:46

Police officers in Amsterdam Oost discovered two giant crocodiles protecting drug money while arresting 11 people on suspicion of drug trafficking on Tuesday. According to the police, the crocodiles were in the same area as the drug money, and in such a position that you had to pass the animals to get to the money.

Feb 24 '16 10:03

The University of Groningen decided to no longer work with guest lecturer Ali Mohammed after learning of his online activities as a sex "coach". The university feels that his online life does not fit with his job at the university as guest lecturer in Bachelor course Pharmacy

Feb 23 '16 16:30

More than 160 people reported to the poop bank at the Leiden University Medical Center to donate their feces, the university announced on Tuesday. About 95 percent of them were disqualified because they do not meet the requirements.

Feb 23 '16 15:40

Suspended prosecutor Lucas van Delft was caught making threatening phone calls against himself, the Telegraaf reports based on information from two sources around the investigation.

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Feb 23 '16 12:20

An elderly resident of a nursing home in Emmen was killed in a bizarre accident on Tuesday. She and another woman were exercising on exercise bikes in the home's recreation room, when a car crashed into the building.

Feb 22 '16 13:25

Gerda Vercoutre found a Rolex worth 50 thousand euros in the bushes at a shopping center in Zeist. The expensive watch's owner was traced using its serial number, and he revealed that the Rolex was stolen in a burglary on February 9th

Feb 22 '16 12:31

Friesland resident Marica van der Meer promised her friend she would attend her birthday party in Adelaide, Australia and that she would make the journey by bike. She did just that. The journey took her 15 months and spanned more than 28 thousand kilometers, but she arrived just in time for the party. A book about her travels, titled Weg van het wereld, was published last week

Feb 22 '16 11:37

A drunken night out in Glasgow with friends on Thursday must have taken an unexpected turn for Scottish amateur wrestler David McCallum. Because he woke up in Amsterdam on Friday morning, with no idea where he was or how he got there.

Feb 18 '16 09:46

Jan Peter Balkende smuggled beer into the palace of an emir in an oil state during his time as Prime Minister of the Netherlands. The former Prime Minister told this story during a lecture in Schipluiden on Wednesday

Feb 17 '16 15:50

Haarlem woman Lydia was shocked when she received a call from an animal shelter telling her that Pikachu, the kitten that disappeared from her garden 16 years ago, had been found

Feb 17 '16 15:25

To test out her new incubator, Fiona Bottema from Yde, Drenthe decided to run an experiment to find out whether supermarket eggs are really unfertilized. She bought 24 quail eggs from Albert Heijn, put them in an incubator, and about two weeks later she is now the proud owner of six quail chicks, she writes on Facebook. 

Bottema bought the box of 24 eggs early in February. Before she put them in the incubator, she first did the so-called float test - put the eggs in warm water to see if they float. Five egs moved around in the water, indicating life.

Feb 16 '16 11:23

The police in the German city of Rheine are looking for a Dutchman who they believe stuck stickers on German women's breasts on Monday last week. He is suspected of sexual assault

Feb 15 '16 13:35

A very old condom sold on online auction site Catawiki for 600 euros on Sunday. The condom, which comes from the 18th or 19th century and is made of sheep intestine, sold for more than double than what was expected and is now the most expensive condom in the world

Feb 15 '16 13:10

The Netherlands police plan to use eagles and other birds of prey to catch drones from the air. Falconers are baffled by this plan, calling it nonsensical and dangerous

Feb 12 '16 15:00

Roermond snack bar Piet Friet has a special snack planned for Valentine's Day on Sunday - fries topped with chocolate and hazelnut spread Nutella

Feb 12 '16 13:20

The Zuiderpark police made an unusual discovery during a routine traffic check on Thursday night. One man they pulled over had 10,960 erectile disfunction pills on him, the police announced on Facebook.

Feb 10 '16 12:55

The Netherlands now has its own "poop bank". The Netherlands Donor Feces Bank (NDFB) opened at the Leiden University Medical Center and is looking for donors, the university announced in a press release on Friday.

Feb 9 '16 11:16

The savings campaign for chefs knives at Albert Heijn may be leading to customers spending more on bandages and emergency room visits than on the knives themselves. A number of amateur chefs misjudged the sharpness of the blades, resulting in severe cuts.

Feb 5 '16 13:25

Eighteen year old Renske Evers was pretty shocked on Tuesday when she realized her brand new H&M sweater turned her whole upper body "Smurf blue". Her complaint on H&M's Facebook page went viral, getting thousands of likes.

Feb 3 '16 15:45

A woman who was racing around her kitchen trying to prepare dinner was briefly startled when she found a gecko stowed away inside her shrink-wrapped package of broccoli. The lizard was still alive when Annelies van de Waterbeemd, from Nuenen, Noord-Brabant made the find

Feb 2 '16 15:20

A massive one meter long, 40 kilogram beaver was found killed in a roadside accident in Nijnsel, Oost Brabant on Monday. The tail alone is about 15 centimeters, forester Mari de Bijl announced on Twitter.

Feb 2 '16 14:05

The police arrested a 70 year old shoplifter in a grocery store in Almelo on Friday night. This was the 31st time the elderly man was arrested for shoplifting

Feb 1 '16 09:14

Birds of prey in the Netherlands will be trained to hunt down and take out enemy unmanned flying devices, police announced on Sunday. The authorities released video of a successful demonstration from Friday, saying a final decision on continuing the program will be made over the next few months.

Jan 27 '16 16:10

Police officers were surprised early Tuesday morning when they kicked in the door of an Amsterdam man they thought was in trouble and shouting, only to discover he was actually trying to sing along with an opera recording. The man was enjoying his music wearing headphones, and did not notice the police at his door.

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