Erik Kirschbaum of Reuters wrote about the oddities of 2006. Included is the spray-on condom we featured on Neatorama before (pic on the left) and many other items, such as:
Careless thieves once again made headlines round the world. A burglar in Germany left behind a vital clue -- his finger tip.
"We usually find finger prints but it's not every day that the thieves leave the original there too," a police spokesman said. It took only a few hours to track down the thief.
A Jordanian salesman was arrested for trying to fleece a money exchanger with a fake ID card bearing a Brad Pitt picture.
In Vienna, burglars fled after finding eight severed human heads. A dentist had stored the mummified heads for research.
Village leaders in India ordered 150 men to dip their hands in boiling oil to prove their innocence after food was stolen.