Bizarre

15 March 2022

People who use emojis at work are less powerful

People who use emojis in work emails are seen as less powerful. Experts at Tel Aviv University in Israel have revealed that people who use emojis and pictures in emails are ...

15 March 2022

Millions of Brits snack while having sex

Millions of Brits have confessed to snacking while having sex. A new study has found that seven per cent of adults in the UK have nibbled food when making love - ...
15 March 2022

NASA is preparing for an asteroid to hit Earth

NASA has spent a month preparing for an asteroid impact. The space agency revealed that it had devoted time to the catastrophic event during the Planetary Interagency Tabletop Exercise - a ...

15 March 2022

Sex chemicals could lure 'murder hornets'

Sex chemicals could be used to stop 'murder hornets' causing chaos across Europe and North America. The smells sent out by a hornet queen can be used to lure in the ...

15 March 2022

Animal officer called out to capture ceramic parrot

An animal control officer in New Jersey was called out to deal with a fake parrot. Officer Jim Ferry was called out by his uncle Tim Lynch after he spotted what ...

15 March 2022

Dancing boosts mental health for men

Dancing is good for men's mental health. Experts in Finland have studied men who enjoy strutting their stuff on the dancefloor and have found that it has a number of positive ...

15 March 2022

Classical music improves the taste of wine

Classical music makes wine taste better. A recent study has found that listening to symphonies from Mozart and Beethoven enhances the perception of taste when enjoying a glass of red or ...

15 March 2022

Fishermen reel in 12,000-year-old woolly mammoth tooth

Fishermen in New England reeled in a woolly mammoth tooth on their dredge for scallops. The crew - known as the New England Fishmongers - reported that they found the 12,000-year-old ...

11 March 2022

102-year-old woman credits drinking Jagerbombs for long life

A woman celebrating her 102nd birthday credits her long life to drinking Jagerbombs. Lily Bullen reached the remarkable age last weekend and says her party lifestyle - where she also downs ...

11 March 2022

NASA probing space sex study

NASA is considering studying sex in space. The space agency made the announcement in response to a team of five Canadian academics who are calling for organisations to embrace 'space sexology'. The ...

11 March 2022

Man caught smuggling 52 reptiles in his clothing at the US border

A man was caught at the US border with 52 lizards and snakes hidden in his clothing. The unnamed man was driving a truck when he was pulled out for additional ...

11 March 2022

New computer tool spots heart disease in 20 seconds

A new computer tool can spot heart disease in 20 seconds. The device uses artificial intelligence to read complex MRI scans and can do so both 40 times faster and more ...

10 March 2022

Ants can sniff out cancer in humans

Ants have the ability to sniff out cancer in humans. Experts from the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) have found that the ant species Formica fusca has a well-developed ...

10 March 2022

Live bat causes chaos at The Batman screening

A screening of 'The Batman' in Texas was interrupted by the release of a live bat. The showing of the new movie, which stars Robert Pattinson as the iconic superhero, at ...
10 March 2022

Man given pig heart transplant dies

The first person to get a heart transplant from a genetically-modified pig has died. David Bennett, who was suffering from terminal heart disease, survived for two months following the groundbreaking procedure. Bennett's ...

10 March 2022

Vampire squid fossil named after President Joe Biden.

A vampire squid fossil has been named after President Joe Biden. Scientists honoured the 46th President of the United States by naming the 328-million-year-old syllipsimopodi bideni, according to a study ...

10 March 2022

Sir Ernest Shackleton’s shipwreck has been unearthed

Sir Ernest Shackleton’s shipwreck has been unearthed. The wreckage of the Endurance - which set off in 1915 - has been discovered just off the coast of Antarctica 3,008 metres ...

10 March 2022

A squirrel 'pounced on' a Louisiana sheriff’s deputy

A squirrel “pounced on” a Louisiana sheriff’s deputy. The Livingston Sheriff’s Office shared footage on social media of a traffic stop arrest where “things got squirrelly” after the animal - ...

10 March 2022

A border collie took the bus home by herself after getting separated from her owners in the park

A border collie took the bus home by herself after getting separated from her owners in the park. The pooch, named Pepper, was with Charlotte Jones, 25, and Saffron Caps, ...

10 March 2022

One alcoholic drink a day could alter the structure of your brain, says study

Just one alcoholic drink a day could alter the structure of your brain. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Wisconsin-Madison discovered - after looking at 36,000 ...

8 March 2022

Virgin birth breakthrough in mice

Women have moved closer to conceiving without men after scientists created the first virgin births in mammals. Chinese experts have carried out virgin births in mice to create offspring from an ...

8 March 2022

Scientists figure out pig language using algorithm

Scientists have decoded the language of pigs. Experts have studied recordings of more than 7,000 grunts to work out their meaning and are able to match each sound to emotions such ...

8 March 2022

Professor Brian Cox rejects alien existence

Professor Brian Cox does not believe that aliens exist. The TV physicist claims that the existence of extraterrestrials is "unlikely" as there is little chance of sophisticated lifeforms evolving as humans ...

8 March 2022

Catching COVID-19 may cause changes to the brain

Catching COVID-19 can cause changes to the brain. A new study has revealed that scientists have found significant differences in MRI scans before and after infection. Even after a mild case of ...