Weird

Chickens
May 22 '14 14:24

Two chickens were found cut into pieces and impaled on trees in the Genneperparken in Eindhoven. The animal police was signaled at 2 p.m. by a municipality controller who found the animals in the park.

May 8 '14 12:13

World-renowned Amsterdam tattoo artist Henk Schiffmacher wants to make it possible to preserve tattooed skin, and set up a donor codicil that would allow people to give these pieces to family or collectors, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Rotterdam Centraal
Apr 17 '14 16:08

A student from Rotterdam, Marlies, has become the center of a national discussion about what Rotterdam commuters are viewing as an absurd new ruling on RET trams. For consuming a sandwich in the metro, you could incur a fine of €100.

Apr 17 '14 08:54

Police in Amstelveen shot dead an escaped cow on Wednesday afternoon, claiming that that the animal was a danger to the public.

Police sign
Apr 15 '14 16:00

A 72-year old man from Rosmalen has admitted to digging the hole, in which multiple dead animals were discovered, that police found on monday.

Hedgehog
Apr 8 '14 15:41

Police in The Hague arrested a man on Monday evening in relation to an outstanding fine. It appeared that the man had a spiky surprise hidden in his jacket pocket. A live hedgehog.

Shovels
Apr 3 '14 07:24

A family in Ijmuiden found a wartime bunker in their garden this weekend. Karin van Koot drove a trailer through the garden when one of the wheels sunk through the grass. A deep hole revealed the bunker.

Mar 25 '14 15:16

Police in Tilburg is looking for a man who has the idiosyncrasy of taking money out of ATM machines shirtless with stolen bank cards.

Capture
Mar 25 '14 10:51

The EYE Film Instituut in Amsterdam is going to sell David Lynch coffee beans in the museum shop.

Schiphol Airport
Mar 13 '14 15:50

Customs officers on Schiphol found the remains of a dead monkey in a suitcase of a traveler from Surinam, Thursday. The passenger claimed the monkey was intended for a soup.

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Feb 28 '14 16:39

For thieves, getting caught by police is probably one of those dangers that comes with the job. But surely it doesn’t happen that often they call police on themselves.

Cat
Feb 26 '14 11:36

A deceased cat was stolen from a freezer in a shed in Den Helder.

Crazy emergency brake test
Jan 30 '14 14:25

A video posted on LiveLeak shows a crazy emergency brake test of a Leopard tank in the Netherlands.

Jan 30 '14 10:33

How do you get ahead in politics? Why, you turn yourself into an internet meme of course!

Jan 19 '14 04:33

A staff member of the Community Health Services (GGD) lost at least one container of cocaine during a lesson about drugs in a school in Alphen aan den Rijn, Thursday

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Jan 15 '14 14:42

St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport lived up to its illustrious reputation Tuesday, when a KLM aircraft damaged at least 17 vehicles parked alongside the beachside runway. KLM flight 785 was on its way from Amsterdam, and was a fully booked, according to a spokesman for the airline.

Jan 5 '14 07:42

Zoe Averianov, an English girl, was surprised to see a letter she tossed into the sea more than 20 years ago, Manchester Evening News reports.

Jan 3 '14 14:37

An unemployed Dutchman made a website highlighting his difficulties and he was flooded with job offers.

Jan 2 '14 06:45

The Boijmans Van Beuningen museum in Rotterdam is sending the painting, The Head of Christ, to Springfield Museums in Massachusetts, United States, for an exhibition this month.

Jan 1 '14 11:03

Two Dutch were selected for the second round of Mars One, a Dutch non-profit project that will establish a permanent human settlement on Mars.

giant yellow duck
Dec 31 '13 14:38

A giant yellow duck, created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, exploded on Tuesday in Taiwan.

Dec 30 '13 15:53

A painting featured on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow was discovered to be an authentic painting by Flemish renaissance artist Antoon van Dyck.

Russia, Mir, and Earth
Dec 30 '13 09:08

Netherlands-based space tourism firm Space Expedition Corp. has signed an agreement with a Chinese travel agency in Beijing to take Chinese tourists to space.

Dec 27 '13 14:24

Two suspected burglars were arrested Thursday morning as they tried to hide on the rooftops connected to the store they had allegedly robbed. Witnesses spotted the two men walking on a roof in Amersfoort at 5:30am, according to the police department.

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