Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

PORTA WESTFALICA, Germany (Wireless Flash) – If the waterbed’s rockin’ don’t come knockin’ – German cops have caught a couple who had a four-hour sex session on a furniture store waterbed after hours. The couple says they wanted to test out the beds before spending so much money on one.

WASHINGTON – Designer babies anyone? A deaf lesbian couple in Washington, D.C., has produced two deaf children through artificial insemination. Incredibly, the couple wanted their children to be deaf and sought a fifth generation deaf man as the sperm donor. The gals say the day they found out their plan worked was “a beautiful day.”

LONDON – What are the odds Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles will ever tie the royal knot? London’s William Hill oddsmaking firm says chances are 16-1 that the duo will wed by the end of this year. However, odds are 7-4 they’ll marry in 2004.

BEIJING – Animal surgeons in China have recently removed a cataract from one eye of an elderly panda named Basi – the first surgery of its kind. The panda, who has already lived 11 years longer than the average panda, also suffers from high blood pressure and other diseases.

GIFU, Japan – A Japanese father has been arrested for pulling a knife on his son’s teachers because they weren’t doing enough to stop the kid from being bullied. However, he told police, “I didn’t mean to threaten them.”