Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Wireless Flash) – Talk about having your dreams come true: A Winnipeg man won a windfall in the Canadian lottery the day after having a dream in which he won the lottery.

GARDNER, Mass. – Visitors to the police department website in Gardner, Massachusetts, are getting a rude awakening: A Czech porn site has taken over the cops’ domain name.

NEUKIRCHEN, Germany – A Czech woman who works across the border in Germany is being forced to quit her job because she’s highly allergic to the country’s new euro coins. Lenka Kadaskova breaks out in a burning rash when she comes in contact with the euros, which have more nickel and chrome than Czech coins.

BRISBANE, Australia – Two identical female twins in Australia have created the world’s first online matchmaking service for twins. The women say it’s difficult for a twin to find a relationship because their partner doesn’t understand the bond that the twins share.

RALEIGH, N.C. – The threat of student violence is apparently making snitching more popular. According to a survey by a group called Students Against Violence Everywhere, 81 percent of teenagers are willing to tattle on fellow students to avoid violence.