Bizarre

12 July 2024

City seagulls would rather eat seafood than human snacks

Seagulls in the city would rather eat seafood than ice cream. New research has found that seagull chicks who have been raised on an 'urban' diet still opt for fish over ...

12 July 2024

Narcissism declines as people get older

Narcissism decreases with age. Analysis by researchers at the University of Bern have found that young people are more likely to be self-absorbed, although the trait mellows with age as an ...

12 July 2024

Scientists move closer to reviving woolly mammoth

Scientists have taken a huge step towards bringing the woolly mammoth back to life. A group of international experts have been able to successfully reconstruct the chromosomes of a 52,000-year-old creature ...

12 July 2024

Office gossips aren't trusted to do their jobs

Office gossips are seen as less competent at their jobs. A new study has found that those who love chatting about workplace matters were more likely to be trusted when it ...

12 July 2024

Ozempic and Wegovy linked to blindness-causing condition

Weight-loss jabs Ozempic and Wegovy are linked to an eye condition that causes blindness. A new study found those with diabetes who were prescribed semaglutide were over four times more likely ...

12 July 2024

Japanese politicians introduce a law telling people to laugh once per day

Japanese politicians have implemented a law telling citizens to laugh once a day to reduce their risk of suffering a heart attack. The legislation was passed by members of the assembly ...

12 July 2024

Night owls have superior brain function to early risers

Night owls are mentally sharper than morning people. A new study has found that adults who prefer being up late in the evening are more adept at cognitive tests than early ...

12 July 2024

Christmas comes around quicker every year

Christmas really does come around quicker each year. People who get excited about the festive celebrations and those who forget to make plans are more likely to find that it arrives ...

11 July 2024

Conservationists declare it’s finally time to totally ‘eradicate’ Pablo Escobar’s rampaging hippos

Conservationists have declared the only “responsible thing” to do with Pablo Escobar’s rampaging hippos is to totally “eradicate” the beasts. Authorities in Colombia are battling to find a solution of how ...

11 July 2024

Young people struggle to find love due to ‘social media confusion’

Young people are struggling to find their soulmates due to “social media confusion”. According to new research, young adults are less likely to feel romantically satisfied due to social media ...

11 July 2024

Cats scratching furniture caused by children

Children are likely to cause cats to claw up furniture. Researchers from Ankara University, Turkey, asked 1,200 cat owners in France what factors can influence undesired scratching behaviours in their furry ...

11 July 2024

Bearded men more likely to want long-term partner

Bearded men are more likely to be ready to settle down than those with less facial hair. Researchers from the University of Katowice, Poland, asked 400 men between the age of ...

11 July 2024

'Claw-lickingly good': Burger and Lobster launch premium bargain bucket

Burger and Lobster have launched a new "premium" bargain bucket at their restaurants. All nine branches of the popular London eatery will be offering a "claw-lickingly good" sharing feast for six ...

11 July 2024

Hot sauce designed to replicate UTI symptoms

A new hot sauce has developed to mimic the symptoms of UTIs. The condiment, Feel the Burn, has been created by Newfoundland Diagnostics and scientific sauce creator Lazy Scientist in order ...

11 July 2024

Eating dark chocolate slashes gum disease risk

Eating dark chocolate halves the risk of gum disease. Researchers are convinced that antioxidants from the cocoa beans could be behind the reduction in the disease risk. Cheese (54 per cent), rice ...

11 July 2024

Scientists invent Frankenstein robot with a human brain

Scientists have created a 'Frankenstein' robot that has a tiny human brain. The cyborg has been built using lab-grown stem cells called organoids that have been paired with a computer chip ...

11 July 2024

Air pollution reduces prospect of live birth after IVF

Air pollution significantly reduces the chance of a live birth after IVF treatment. Exposure to pollution has previously been linked to increased miscarriage rates and preterm births and the latest concerning ...

11 July 2024

Drinking tea everyday protects your heart

Drinking tea for decades protects the heart. Research has found that of the six most popular drinks, tea came out on top for having the most health benefits for both sexes. A ...

11 July 2024

Song melodies have become simpler over the past 70 years

Song melodies have become more basic over the past 70 years. Experts at Queen Mary University of London have analysed the melodies of tracks that reached the top five in the ...

11 July 2024

Moroccan influencer Kenza Layli becomes world's first AI beauty queen

Moroccan influencer Kenza Layli has won the first-ever Miss AI competition. The 100 per cent AI-generated influencer saw off competition from France's Lalina Valina and Portugal's Olivia C to claim a ...

11 July 2024

Scientists discover that exoplanet smells of rotten eggs

A distant planet stinks of rotten eggs. Scientists have been studying the atmosphere of the exoplanet HD 189733 b, a gas giant that is a similar size to Jupiter, using data ...

11 July 2024

Snacking on fruit following a night out reduces hangover effects

Eating fruit after a night out can reduce the effects of a hangover. Nutritionist and podcaster Dr. Rhonda Patrick has pinpointed studies that show how fructose - the sugar that naturally ...

11 July 2024

New UFO film alleges that aliens are tricking humanity

A new UFO film suggests that alien tricksters are deliberately confusing humanity to prevent the truth from being revealed about extraterrestrials. 'The Cosmic Joker' is inspired by the late author and ...
11 July 2024

Eyeball planet could hold the key to alien life

A planet resembling an eyeball could provide new hope in the hunt for alien life. The distant world is known as LHS 1140 b and could be covered in either icy ...