Bizarre

13 April 2020

Finland bakery saved by toilet roll cakes

A bakery in Finland has been saved from closure by its toilet roll cakes. The Ronttosrouva bakery ran into difficulties after almost all of its orders were cancelled amid the Covid-19 ...

13 April 2020

Pet snake lost at gas station

Police in Missouri are trying to track down the owner of a pet snake, who was found at a gas station. The Kirksville Police Department was called to a Murphy USA ...

10 April 2020

Inventor creates coronavirus-shaped car

An Indian inventor has created a car in the shape of the coronavirus to drive home the importance of staying indoors. Sudhakar Yakav made the single-seater vehicle using fluorescent-green fibre and ...

10 April 2020

Zoom meeting disrupted by members of public

A Zoom meeting held to discuss building new homes in Yeovil went awry after members of the public inappropriately hijacked it. South Somerset District Council held the meeting, which was open ...

10 April 2020

Apes on lockdown due to coronavirus

Apes have been put on lockdown against the threat of coronavirus. Gorilla tourism in Africa has been suspended, whilst sanctuaries for other apes, such as orangutans, have been closed to the ...

10 April 2020

Wheelie Bin illusion causes confusion

An optical illusion of a 'floating' wheelie bin has caused confusion on social media. An image was shared on Reddit showing a grey bin seemingly hovering over a pavement. Sharing the picture ...

9 April 2020

Car found buried in garden

A man unearthed a car from the 1950s buried in his garden. John Brayshaw, from Heckmonwike, West Yorkshire, found the vehicle, believed to be a Ford Popular, whilst doing a spot ...

9 April 2020

Robots replace students at graduation ceremony

Robots have replaced students in a virtual graduation ceremony in Japan. The coronavirus outbreak has prevented Business Breakthrough students at the University of Tokyo from having a traditional graduation, so robots ...

9 April 2020

Meals delivered on horse-drawn carriages in Vienna

People in Vienna have been delivering meals on horse-drawn carriages amid the coronavirus lockdown. The 'Fiaker' has been a feature of life in the Austrian capital for centuries but are now ...

9 April 2020

KFC dish out brutal verdicts on homemade meals

KFC have been handing out brutal social media verdicts to fans' cooking attempts. The fast food chain is currently closed across the UK due to the coronavirus outbreak, and so have ...

8 April 2020

Pandas mate in lockdown

A pair of pandas have mated in a Hong Kong zoo due to the coronavirus pandemic. The resident animals, Ying Ying and Le Le successfully mated on Monday (06.04.20), after making ...

8 April 2020

Smart toilet will recognise users by bottoms

A ''smart toilet'' that recognises users by the shape of their bottoms has been developed in the US. Researchers at Stanford University have added cameras and motion sensors to the toilet ...

8 April 2020

Jesus appears in Colombian tree

An image of Jesus Christ has appeared in a tree in Colombia, leading to worshippers breaking coronavirus quarantine to have a glance. The image was spotted in the northern town of ...

7 April 2020

Motorist travelled 100 miles 'to buy cheaper bread'

A speeding driver told police officers he travelled more than 100 miles in order to buy bread because it was cheaper in London. The driver was travelling back to Nottingham on ...

7 April 2020

Government issues apology over controversial posters

The Malaysian government has issued an apology after producing a series of online posters telling women how to keep their men happy during lockdown. The Asian country is currently on lockdown ...

7 April 2020

Deliveroo launches range of invisible Easter eggs

Deliveroo has launched of a range of invisible Easter eggs. The food delivery platform has revealed it plans to make Easter egg hunts a lot harder this year, launching eggs ...

7 April 2020

Woman reveals ambition to 'scratch her balls in public'

A woman joked she'd love to scratch her ''balls in public'' if she was a man for a day. Ben, 25, logged on to the dating app Hinge in the hope ...

6 April 2020

Dolphins meet sloth during aquarium lockdown

Two dolphins were given the chance to meet a sloth at an aquarium. Texas State Aquarium has been closed to visitors due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has allowed a ...

6 April 2020

Earliest recorded use of the F-word discovered

The world's oldest recorded use of the F-word has been found in a Scottish library. The term ''f***'' was used by George Bannatyne during an outbreak of plague in 1568. A merchant ...

6 April 2020

Man recreates skiing experience in living room

A man who had his skiing holiday cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak decided to recreate the experience in his living room. Philipp Klein Herrero made a video clip recreating the ...

6 April 2020

Couple name twins Corona and Covid

A couple in India have named their newborn twins Corona and Covid. The siblings - a girl and a boy - were born in the state of Chhattisgarh on March 27, ...

3 April 2020

Frisky flies moment of passion captured forever

A pair of frisky flies had their moment of passion preserved for 41 million years. The prehistoric insects were having sex when a globule of sap from a nearby tree landed ...

3 April 2020

Priest offers drive-thru confessions

A priest in Poland is offering worshippers the chance to make Easter confessions from their cars to maintain social distancing. Father Adam Pawlowski, from the village of Rogalin in the west ...

3 April 2020

Corona beer suspends production due to coronavirus

Corona beer has suspended production during the coronavirus pandemic. The Mexican brewing company Grupo Modelo will stop producing the alcoholic beverage, which is exported to 180 other countries. It comes after the ...