Jewel Shuping has a condition known as Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID). People with this condition believe they are supposed to be disabled, despite being healthy, able-bodied adults. In Jewel's case, her desire was to be blind. Jewel says she met with a psychologist, who agreed to blind her by pouring drain cleaner into her eyes. Read for all the interesting details of this story!
Category: Weird News
TLC is known for featuring outrageous stories of the different and unusual. Their newest special is no exception. Andrew Wardle is a 40-year-old average Joe hailing from the U.K. He lives a normal life with an abnormal secret: he doesn't have a penis. Read on to find out more about his rare condition.
A couple who had to miss a wedding at the last minute were in for a serious surprise a few weeks later when the newlyweds billed them for the meal by saying they expected "reimbursement." Does that seem fair, or out of line?
A 22-year-old man from Vermont was so desperate to get fired from his job at a chocolate factory that he went to extreme lengths to get on his boss's radar. See what he did and the repercussions he now faces...beyond getting canned.
In TLC's new Suddenly Royal show, Maryland man David Drew Howe heads to Britain's Isle of Man with his wife and daughter to claim the title of king. The show is charming -- but is it based in reality at all?
Kansas City woman Brittany Mugrauer faces two counts of felony child endangerment for leaving her 4- and 6-year-old children in a cave for days. She later admitted to investigators that she left them alone there for extended periods of time. The children were found dirty, without shoes and eating from a dry cup of Ramen Noodles.
Four people aged 16-20 are charged with pulling a 16-year-old McDonald's employee out of the drive-thru window and then beating her. The suspects don't have very good cases because they posted a video of the confrontation online.
A British man has been arrested and sentenced for the highly unusual crime of possessing fish porn. Reportedly, the scales of justice refused to bend, though more than one angry copper was heard growling "Let's fillet him."
The owners of a New Jersey daycare are apologizing to parents after authorities learned two of its employees secretly staged and recorded a "fight club" with the young kids. See which charges the two organizers face...
A 16-year-old from Michigan fooled her boyfriend, friends, and the community into believing she was carrying triplets...for ten months. Sounds impossible, right? Find out how she did it with help from FakeABaby.com–and what her excuse was for going so long.
Even after blowing out her tires during a police chase, a suspected car thief just couldn't end the party! Check out crazy footage that shows her breaking it down after she's surrounded by police. At least she complied with cops' orders by putting her hands up–although it was more "raise the roof" style!
A New Jersey woman believed to have a severe case of amnesia was reportedly spotted in a South Carolina Walmart–21 years after she was last seen by family. People who've encountered her say she tells them, "I’m looking for my family, I can’t understand why they can’t find me."