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Based in Atlanta, GA - Rick Limpert is an award-winning writer, a best-selling author, and a featured sports travel writer.

Named the No. 1 Sports Technology writer in the U.S. on Oct 1, 2014.

Entries in weird news (15)


Florida Man Punches ATM

I'm sure we've all felt link punching an ATM at some point in our lives.

This man actually did.


Pizza Delivery to Stalled Amtrak Train

The ultimated in pizza delivery.

Amtrak train 161 from New York City to Washington, D.C., had stopped dead with a mechanical problem in Delaware Sunday afternoon. After two hours at a standstill, Logan McHugh was getting fed up and so was his stomach. So he called in an order from a local pizzeria.


Late Fee: Library Book Returned After 50 Years

Someone returns Jules Verne's 'Dropped From The Clouds' to Phillipsburg Free Public Library library decades later.



Message in a Bottle Turns up 34 Years Later

It took about 34 years, but a sailor finally got a response to a message he stuffed into a plastic bottle and tossed into the Atlantic Ocean.

Then 19-year-old Ron Herbst was a petty officer in the Navy aboard the USS Coral Sea.

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Embarrassing Selfie