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Mummified Hand From Yorkshire May Be Last Hand of Glory Still in Existence | Ancient Origins
Offbeat  (tags: hand of glory, folklore, thieves, mummified hand, Yorkshire, gallows, hanged man, mandrake root, candle, freaky, creative storytelling )

- 1225 days ago -
a mummified hand found in Castleton, North Yorkshire, England is the only known 'Hand of Glory' a grotesque artifact meant to aid thieves in their work during the night, still in existence. This mummified hand supposedly has the power to "entrance humans"
5 Ways My Cats Are Big-Time Thieves
Offbeat  (tags: cats, thieves, pets )

- 1525 days ago -
My cats sometimes skip the small stuff and go right to hijacking my friends, hobbies, and sleep.
Metal Thieves Now Target Cages at Animal Hopsital
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, metal cages, thieves )

- 2532 days ago -
Metal thieves left animals for dead after raiding an animal hospital and stealing their cages to sell for scrap.
Highway Identity Theft: How Thieves Clone Cars
Offbeat  (tags: thieves, crime, cars )

- 2873 days ago -
Car cloning is a phrase you may not have heard, but better be aware of! Car cloning is happening around the United States, and could easily happen to your vehicle if you aren't careful. Read this infographic to learn how to safeguard one of your most.
Robbers Beware - Chihuahua on Duty
Offbeat  (tags: chihuahua, thieves, robbers, guard dog, paco, protected family )

- 2916 days ago -
Never underestimate the courage of a devoted canine companion - no matter what his size. The Los Angeles County Sheriff recently released surveillance video of a mighty Chihuahua doing his part to thwart an armed robbery back on July 7.
That Should Stop the Ram Raiders: Farmer Dyes His Flock Orange to Deter Sheep Rustlers
Offbeat  (tags: english farmer, thieves, ewes stolen, sheep, painted orange )

- 3015 days ago -
Farmer John Heard decided desperate measures were needed to stop the sheep rustling that was decimating his flocks. And his solution to the problem has created an eye-catching sensation on his farm after he turned his sheep orange.
Thieves Steal Funds Raised in Britain for Lion Man
Offbeat  (tags: controversy, lion man, new zealand, thieves, funds stolen, investigation )

- 3225 days ago -
Lion Man Craig Busch will not let scammers put him off trying to regain Whangarei's Zion Wildlife Gardens or open another big-cat park.
Dog Training Business Used as Front for Pet Theft
Offbeat  (tags: dog training, business, thieves, cover up, pet theft, crime )

- 3366 days ago -
This story feels a bit like it should be an after-school special on stranger danger. Dog owners looking for help found "A Bad Dog No More" on the internet. James Whitten, owner of the Delaware-based training business, offered to board and train dogs for
WALTHAM ABBEY: Thieves Hang Dog and Steal Five More
Offbeat  (tags: stolen mother dog, puppies, guard dog, hanged, rescued, owner, devastation, investigation, thieves, cruelty, crime )

- 3413 days ago -
AN ANIMAL lover has been left distraught after thieves hung her guard dog from his own kennel and then stole four newborn puppies and their mother. Hollie Oake, 25, made the horrifying discovery this morning at her stables in The Potteries, Southend
Two Accused of Defrauding Pechanga Tribe of $4 Million
Offbeat  (tags: Thieves, casino, million dollars, crime, arrested )

- 3445 days ago -
An insurance broker and the former chief financial officer for the Pechanga Resort & Casino have been charged with bilking the tribe out of more than $4 million in an insurance scam, authorities said Thursday
Bat Preservation Area Being Used to Rob People
Offbeat  (tags: muggers, thieves, bat preservation area, darkness, crime )

- 3502 days ago -
The group have struck 13 times in the past two months because the towpath on a stretch of Regent's canal in Islington, has limited lighting to ensure the nocturnal bats living there are not scared off. In the past eight weeks, the 15-strong gang have
New Twist to Saga of Roving Llamas as Thieves Steal Them From Pound
Offbeat  (tags: circus animals, escaped, llamas, impounded, stolen, thieves )

- 3571 days ago -
THE SAGA of the llamas and goats who escaped from a circus took a bizarre twist yesterday when they were stolen from the official animal pound in Co Meath, where they had been taken by the authorities. Five llamas and three goats were stolen in the
Kentucky Cracks Down on Tree Thieves
Offbeat  (tags: trees, thieves, environment )

- 4162 days ago -
.Thieves across the country are targeting trees in the latest crime wave to hit the American people and environment.
Rottweiler Bites Robber's Bottom
Offbeat  (tags: robbers, thieves, pensioner, violence, rottweiler dog, bites robber's bottom )

- 4219 days ago -
TWO would-be robbers who targeted a pensioner in an Ipswich park had not counted on the 69-year-old calling in his 14 stone rottweiler dog. The men had hidden behind a building in Gippeswyck Park and jumped out on the man, threatening him with violence

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