Bizarre

25 April 2024

Obese people can't say no to cake

Obese people find it hard to turn down cake. Research has revealed that those with a higher body mass index (BMI) require a larger shift in brain activity to resist the ...
24 April 2024

Children aren't like their parents

Children are less like their parents than often thought. A new study has revealed that kids inherit surprisingly few of their parents' personality traits, to the extent that parents and their ...

24 April 2024

NASA finds methane traces on Mars

NASA has discovered traces of methane on Mars. The Curiosity Rover has identified a steady stream of gas on the Red Planet coming from the Gale Crater, which appears at different ...

23 April 2024

Milan is banning ice cream after midnight

Milan is set to ban ice cream after midnight. New rules will forbid the sale of takeaway drinks and food - including both pizza and ice cream - in 12 ...

23 April 2024

Faking a smile can make you happy

A fake smile can make a person feel happier. Scientists claim that putting on a false grin can cheer you up for "no actual reason" as it triggers a part of ...

23 April 2024

Patients with female doctors are less likely to die

Hospital patients are less likely to die if they are treated by a female doctor. A study of 800,000 patients has also discovered that women were less likely to be readmitted ...

23 April 2024

Obese people need to exercise at night

Obese people should exercise in the evening. An eight-year study conducted by the UK Biobank has revealed that physical activity between the hours of 6pm and midnight is most beneficial to ...
22 April 2024

AI girlfriends are Vladimir Putin fanatics

Lonely men paying for "perfect" AI girlfriends were met with Vladimir Putin supporters. Lovelorn chaps are being lured into the services through social media platforms like Instagram showing attractive young women ...

22 April 2024

Scientists create 'age-reversing' coffee with immediate impact

Scientists claim to have created an "age-reversing" coffee that makes people six years younger in only six months. Boffins from Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard universities have developed the elixir - called ...

22 April 2024

Nuts and seeds should be part of your five-a-day

Nuts and seeds should feature in five-a-day guidelines, a report recommends. Researchers argue that the nutritional benefits of nuts and seeds are comparable to those of fruit and vegetables and say ...

22 April 2024

Women love a man who smiles

Women are attracted to men who smile. Scientists have found that the fairer sex have a preference for softer faces like the one possessed by Tom Cruise compared to the masculine ...
19 April 2024

Surnames have a huge influence on student grades

Pupils with surnames at the end of the alphabet get lower grades at school. Experts from the University of Michigan found that Walkers and Youngs are also more likely to be ...

19 April 2024

The fry-up is under threat

The fry-up is in danger of extinction. A poll of 1,000 adults between the ages of 18 and 34 found that one in ten never tuck into the traditional British dish ...

19 April 2024

Covid patient dies after record 613-day infection

A man has died after suffering from continuous Covid for 613 days. The 72-year-old patient was hospitalised with the virus in February 2022 and never recovered before he passed away in ...

19 April 2024

Purple planets should be searched for aliens

Purple planets could be hiding extraterrestrial life. Scientists are convinced that planets which are home to other lifeforms give off a purple hue as a result of the bacteria associated with ...

18 April 2024

Audio released from first human and whale 'conversation'

Audio from the first 'conversation' between humans and whales has been released. Experts from the SETI Institute and the University of California 'spoke' with a humpback whale called Twain off the ...

18 April 2024

Bees can survive for a week underwater

Bees can survive underwater for a week. An error from scientists at Canada's University of Guelph during a study unintentionally submerged hibernating queen common eastern bumblebees in water but the researchers ...

18 April 2024

Scientists create 'miracle vaccine' to fight off any virus

Scientists think they have come up with a "miracle vaccine" that can fight off any virus. The jab - which has been tested on mice - works by targeting the viral ...

18 April 2024

Demanding jobs can prevent dementia

A mentally stimulating job can ward off dementia. According to a new study, people whose brains work harder in their jobs were less likely to have memory and thinking problems in ...

17 April 2024

Woman's husband prefers to wake up with his mother

A woman is baffled as her husband prefers to sleep next to his mother. The anonymous woman has asked online for advice as she explained how her husband will share her ...

17 April 2024

Man slammed for announcing engagement at stepsister's funeral

A man's family are refusing to come to his wedding after he announced his engagement at his stepsister's funeral. The 19-year-old man in the United States has explained how he proposed ...

17 April 2024

Cotton Eye Joe helps Rednex smash YouTube record

'Cotton Eye Joe' has inspired a new world record on YouTube with three billion views in just 26 days. The viral event 'Gedagedigedagedago' - which is based on Rednex's classic party ...

17 April 2024

Woman 'uses corpse in wheelchair' to try and get bank loan

A woman in Rio de Janeiro was arrested after using a corpse in a wheelchair to try and get a loan from the bank. Going far beyond using the name of ...

16 April 2024

Nose cells protect children against Covid

Nose cells help children fight off COVID-19. Laboratory tests suggest that youngsters are less likely than adults to develop severe forms of the virus as the cells are better at fighting ...