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Man finds forty dead cats in two freezers he bought at auction

If you rent out a self-storage unit and then decide to stop paying the rent for the storage of your goods, the company have a legal right to sell the goods. The unclaimed items are normally auctioned off and it is often a chance to pick up some bargains, which is what happened when a Long Island City self-storage company auctioned items when rental payments stopped and the goods had been abandoned.

One man, known only as Carlos, got rather more than he had bargained for when, initially, he was delighted that his bid of $150 secured him two pristine looking deep freeze units, both in good working order and he had the units transported to his home. It was when he opened the lid of the freezers that he discovered the gruesome sight of 40 dead cats ‘stacked’ in the freezers. (more…)

Ronald McDonald to keep a low profile following creepy clown antics

Ronald McDonald

It’s a craze that began in America and as most things that happen in across the Atlantic, it has arrived, not just here but in other parts of the world too. Ronald McDonald is a clown character used as the primary mascot of the McDonald’s fast-food restaurant chain, all harmless fun and the clown makes visits to hospitals helping to cheer up sick children.

Rare dodo skeleton to be sold at auction


Although it was a bird, it could not fly and it was said to have existed only in Mauritius in the late 16th and early 17th century, last seen by Dutch sailors at around that time on the island. Soon after the early sightings, it became, well, as “dead as a dodo”.

The Jury finally reaches a verdict in The Archers trial

Justice scales

It was by a majority verdict, but it was one which the millions of followers of the long running radio soap had wanted, but feared may not happen, Helen Titchener (née Archer) was found not guilty of attempting to murder her husband Rob. The episode in which this was all played out was an hour in length, instead of the usual 12½-minutes, the first time in the long 65 year old history of the radio drama.

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