Spoof news events on this day in history
(2007) Snowball Earth?
CCN (Crazy Cal News) - According to Physorg.com, "Snowball" Earth really became "Slushball" Earth. Evidenced by the amount of carbon 13 which was found in the remains of plants of the late Neoproterozoic era, somewhere between 85...Read full story
(2006) BBC's Groundforce to Renovate Barbara Bush's Bush
The BBC proudly announced the jewel in their Christmas crown last night, with news that President Bush had OK'd the redesign of his wife's bush.Read full story
(2011) Animal Rights Bimbos Get Naked to Protest Old Ladies Who Wear Fur - Old Ladies Wear Fur to Protest Animal Rights Bimbos Getting Naked!
Ahh the age old debates: Fur vs. Nudity. Wrinkly wizened wisdom vs. supple flexibility. Today marked a clash of the worldviews as well as a clash of the generations as young and old took to the streets to protest ... each other! An animal right...Read full story
(2010) Kate Middleton buys milk and isn't photographed doing so
DAILY Mail readers were utterly furious last night after discovering that Kate Middleton had bought a pint of milk from the corner shop and hadn't been photographed doing so. The slip only came to light after another customer, a Mail reader, wrote in...Read full story
(2006) Nicole Richie opens driving school
Nicole Richie, adopted daughter of Lionel Richie and star of the TV show, The Simple Life, announced today she'd be opening a chain of driving schools catering to air headed debutantes.Read full story
(2007) Panting Pets Protest Petty Prettying
According to a new survey by veterinarians, dogs and cats do not enjoy being clothed in cute sweaters or jackets or pants or hats or sunglasses!...Read full story
(2004) Dick Cheney to Retire: John McCain to be New Veep
True to the deal that was struck before the Republican Convention, Vice President Dick (Dick) Cheney is poised to retire. It will be remembered that just after the election Mr. Cheney entered the hospital complaining of mild chest discomfort. This w...Read full story
(2003) Gore Endorses Self, Commits Suicide
In a posthumous interview, Al Gore answered questions about this unforeseen turn of events.Read full story
(2006) Theres Nothing Dumb about Soap Stars
Coronation Street's most accomplished actor has allegedly quit the show because of allegations that T.V. bosses have been deliberately dumbing down the programme.Read full story
(2007) Soulja Boy remembered on Pearl Harbor Day
As America's attention turned to the anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor Friday, military officials, high school students and other experts talked about one of the country's unsung military heroes: Soulja Boy.Read full story
(2003) Pull off into paradise?
A boarding house situated in Blackpool has been charged with false advertising. Their slogan ‘pull off into paradise' has been targeted by the police because of its misleading nature. One policeman said ‘this catchphrase suggests that the boarding ho...Read full story
(2007) Rainbow - The Movie
Lamented Television show Rainbow is to be made into a movie. The tale of George, Zippy, Bungle and Geoffrey will be turned into a smorgasbord of neon, shadow worn characterisation by Quentin Taratino.Read full story
(2006) Concern Over E. Coli Outbreaks Sparks Creative Thinking - Terra Farming Plan For Mars Revealed
Scientists for the FDA (Food is a Drug Administration) concerned about recent outbreaks of E. Coli this fall and winter in the United States, suggested today that Mars might be the answer for an alternative food source.Read full story
(2007) Pakistan election results already decided - January 8, 2008 heralds Year One of the "Pervez Dynasty" - Troika of Pervezes to rule for 5-10 years.
Borrowing a page from the handbook of another 'trusted US ally' - the late Shah of Iran - Pakistan's Prez Musharraf put on a Persepolis typeRead full story
(2007) New Evidence in Labour Sleaze Donation Scandal
A Blackpool pensioner has emerged as the true benefactor of a colossal donation to the Labour Party, previously thought to have come from billionaire F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.Read full story
(2005) ESA scores used Space Shuttle on approval
Moscow (Spoof International News) The Head of the European Space Agency said last Friday that he was ‘confident' that his agency might be able to come up with funding to help out with the tentatively planned design phase and subsequent constru...Read full story
(2007) Dinosaurs "tougher than previously thought"
Fossil hunters have uncovered the remains of a dinosaur that has much of its soft tissue still intact. The specimen, found in an underground cave hundreds of feet below Soho, London, is said to prove that some dinosaurs were much "toughe...Read full story
(2010) Blinn College's Cam Newton Scoops Up Heisman Like A Bribed Gator With A Stolen Laptop.
A handcuffed Cecil Newton's applause echoed off the walls of the Best Buy Stadium in New York City as his son, current Auburn and former University of Florida and Blinn College quarterback Cam Newton won the 2010 "Heisman / Future NFL First-Round-Bus...Read full story
(2010) Cameron and Clegg to see marriage counselor
DAVID Cameron and Nick Clegg released a joint statement yesterday, confirming rumours that they were seeing a marriage counselor and that their marriage had hit rocky times of late. However, they went on to say that they were determined to make thing...Read full story
(2007) Cunning linguistics at play in Pakistani politics - Bhutto says "hum elections definitely winnenge" - copycat Musharraf argues "Benazir 200% loosenge"
[ISLAMABAD]: A new war of words is taking place in the Pakistani capital. Amidst all the brouhaha and usual rhetoric of who is more a democrat, who is more the...Read full story
(2009) Susan Boyle: Elvis I Saw Was Naked
"You all are just jealous because when I saw Elvis that time, he was naked as a jaybird." This comes from singer sensation Susan Boyle when asked about her being one of tens of thousands of people who have claimed they saw Elvis Presley, in inter...Read full story
(2008) Artist Sends Decorated Christmas Tree Balls To White House
The White House will not display a set of Christmas tree ornaments that calls for President George W. Bush's impeachment and also that of Vice President Cheney. The ornaments were made by artist Bedorah Flatulance, who says she wanted to honor Rep...Read full story