Bizarre

8 December 2020

Giraffes dramatically rescued from flooded island

A pair of giraffes have been rescued from a flooded island in Kenya. Conservationist group Save Giraffes Now posted footage of the daring rescue online, showing a female giraffe named Asiwa ...

8 December 2020

Christmas tree assembled from sardine cans breaks world record

A food company in the Philippines has assembled sardine cans into a giant Christmas tree. Mega Sardines constructed the nearly 20-foot-tall festive tree from more than 70,000 cans of sardines to ...

8 December 2020

Man breaks sleigh-pulling record dressed as Santa

A man dressed as Santa Claus has broken the record for pulling a truck loaded with reindeer and a sleigh. Canadian Santa impersonator Kevin Fast smashed the Guinness World Record for ...

7 December 2020

Monolith spotted on the Isle of Wight

A monolith has been discovered on the Isle of Wight. Tom Dunford spotted the mysterious mirrored object as he was out walking on the island's Compton Beach. The finding comes just ...

7 December 2020

Woman to leave home after finding doll in wall

A woman who discovered a doll's face in the wall of her new house has been told to "immediately" move out. The story was posted on Twitter by the woman's sister, ...

7 December 2020

Man orders gigantic Grinch inflatable

A man ordered a Grinch inflatable that's taller than his house. Ray Liddell had bought the decoration in a bid to impress his seven-year-old daughter Jasmine but was shocked to discover ...

7 December 2020

Man fined after walking 280 miles following argument with wife

A man has been fined after walking 280 miles following an argument with his wife. The unnamed man, from Como, hiked for 40 miles a day and was hit with a ...

4 December 2020

To The Moon offer Data for Dating

Couples separated by lockdown are being offered free data. New mobile network To The Moon wants to help those in tier two and three in the UK - where indoor mixing ...

4 December 2020

Australian sparkling wine named as world's best

An Australian sparkling wine has been named as the world's best. Tasmanian winery House of Arras was awarded the 'Top Sparkling' prize by Decanter magazine for its 'EJ Carr Late Disgorged ...

4 December 2020

Man named after Adolf Hitler truimphs in Namibia election

A Namibian man named after Adolf Hitler has won a local election in the African country. Adolf Hitler Uunona was elected last week as a councillor for the Ompundjia constituency but ...

4 December 2020

Giant scotch egg maker doesn't think normal versions are a 'substantial meal'

The man who created the world's largest scotch egg doesn't think ordinary versions are a 'substantial meal'. Jon Fell made a gigantic version of the popular snack, weighing in at 1st ...

4 December 2020

Sheep found roaming around Wales hotel

A sheep was caught roaming around an empty hotel in Wales. The animal, which has been nicknamed Sidney by staff, was caught on camera roaming the corridors of the Premier Inn ...

3 December 2020

Man reunited with missing wallet after 54 years

A Canadian man has been reunited with his lost wallet after 54 years. Darcy Major's wallet went missing back in 1966 but he had never discovered what had happened to it ...

3 December 2020

Millionaire flies 450 miles for McDonald's

A Russian millionaire flew 450 miles to eat at McDonald's. Private yacht tycoon Viktor Martynov was holidaying in the Crimea, an area with sanctions that forbid Western companies from opening in ...

3 December 2020

South African lottery players stunned by freak winning numbers

South African lottery players have been stunned after six consecutive numbers were drawn. The numbers five, six, seven, eight, nine and a 'Powerball' number of 10 proved to be the winning ...

3 December 2020

Woman discovers koala in Christmas tree

An Australian woman discovered a koala in her Christmas tree. Amanda McCormick was shocked to discover the animal amongst the baubles and tinsel at her Adelaide home. The Adelaide and Hills Koala ...

2 December 2020

Suspect gets covered in cow poo in bid to escape arrest

A suspect ended up "covered in cow poo" as he tried to flee police. The man - a passenger in a suspected stolen car - ended up "neck-deep in a pit ...

2 December 2020

Santas on jet skis break world record

More than 150 Santas boarded jet skis to break a Guinness World Record. 156 people donned Father Christmas outfits and took to the seas in Queensland, Australia in a bid to ...

2 December 2020

Landlord offers ale called Substantial Meal

A landlord is offering a pint called 'Substantial Meal'. Brett Mendoza, the landlord of the Caxton Arms in Brighton, has launched the "hearty, filling and flavoursome" ale to mock the UK ...

2 December 2020

Frustrated people are given the chance to vent their rage at 2020

Frustrated people are being given the chance to vent their rage about 2020. Angry individuals can travel to a field in Northamptonshire, UK, to take out their fury on abandoned cars ...

1 December 2020

Nine-legged octopus discovered on Japanese coast

A rare nine-legged octopus has been discovered. The unusual creature was caught off the coast of Japan earlier this month and the extra leg was only noticed by the fisherman as ...

1 December 2020

Fisherman could earn £2.4 million from whale vomit

A fisherman could make £2.4 million after discovering whale vomit. Naris Suwannasang was at sea in Thailand where he found the huge blob of vomit - which is incredibly valuable as ...

1 December 2020

Penguins watch Christmas films to prepare for aquarium visitors

Penguins at the London Aquarium are being shown Christmas films to prepare them for the return of guests. The animals were treated to a screening of 'Elf' as the aquarium is ...

1 December 2020

Hotels chain launches 'Bushtucker Breakfast'

Hotel visitors are being offered the chance to sample a 'Bugs Fizz Bushtucker Breakfast'. Hotels.com have created a bug-filled brunch to mark the final of 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out ...