Bizarre

13 November 2020

Giant gold dog statue unveiled in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan's president has unveiled a giant gold dog statue. Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov revealed the 19-foot statue of the Alabai dog in the Asian nation's capital Ashgabat earlier this week. The Alabai is the ...

13 November 2020

Massive alligator spotted on Florida golf course

A massive alligator was spotted on a golf course in Florida. The giant reptile was caught on camera stopping down the fairway toward the lake at Valencia golf course. Social media was ...

12 November 2020

Seagulls work out school break times to steal food from children

Seagulls have worked out school break times to nab food from children. A study by the University of Bristol found that the birds foraged when pupils at a school in ...

12 November 2020

Statue compared to cartoon character after botched restoration

A statue has been compared to a 'cartoon character' after it underwent botched restoration work. Painter Antonio Capel took to social media to blast the newly restored sculpture in the Spanish ...

12 November 2020

Japanese town deploys robot wolves to frighten bears

A Japanese town has deployed robot wolves to scare away bears. The town of Takikawa has purchased and installed a pair of Monster Wolf Robots in an effort to deter the ...

12 November 2020

Touch base named Britain's most loathed jargon phrase

'Touch base' has been voted Britain's most loathed jargon phrase. The irritating saying came out on top over other grating phrases such as 'sliding into DMs' and 'thinking outside the box' ...

12 November 2020

Sheep found wandering the streets of a Virginia city

A sheep was found wandering loose through a Virginia city. Richmond Animal Care and Control revealed that officers responded to reports of the animal roaming freely through the streets of the ...

12 November 2020

Time capsule from North Pole washes up in Ireland

A time capsule from the North Pole washed up in Ireland. Conor McClory and Sophie Curran spotted the metal object as they were checking the sea conditions for surfing in Donegal. The ...

12 November 2020

Monkeys prefer traffic sounds over jungle noises

Monkeys prefer listening to traffic sounds over jungle noises, according to a new study. Primates at a zoo in Finland were given the option to listen to a playlist of traffic ...

12 November 2020

Book shop releases unisex fragrance

A book shop has released a unisex fragrance that smells of books. Oregon store Powell's City of Books have released 'Powell's by Powell's' to capture the exact scent of a book ...

12 November 2020

Hikers found carrier pigeon message from 1910

A pair of hikers found a message dropped by a carrier pigeon in 1910. Jade Halaoui was walking with his partner in northeastern France when they came across the tiny aluminum ...

12 November 2020

Supermarket left covered in smashed eggs after fight

A supermarket was left covered in smashed eggs after a fight broke out. The row occurred at a Tesco store in Middlesbrough and was sparked by a woman who continued shopping ...

12 November 2020

Camel escapes from California farm

A camel escaped from a farm in California. The animal, named CamElla, caused a stir after roaming loose around the local area - according to animal services officer Michaela McGuian. She ...

12 November 2020

Man named Pineapple could become mayor of Australian city

A man named Pineapple could become the mayor of an Australian city. Climate and peace activist Chris 'Pineapple' Hooper is set for office in Rockhampton, Queensland - although the area's government ...

12 November 2020

Man creates steak birthday cake for son

A 'meat-obsessed' father made a birthday cake out of steak for his son. Jeff Janes created the delicacy to mark his son Zander's ninth birthday and made it using three cuts ...

12 November 2020

Six-year-old becomes youngest computer programmer

A six-year-old boy has become the world's youngest computer programmer. Arham Om Talsania passed the Microsoft certification exam for the Python programming language in India to seal a place in the ...

12 November 2020

Man fills potholes with Christmas trees

A man planted Christmas trees to fill potholes. Kevin Martin was left exasperated by the potholes in Massachusetts when they left his tyres flattened and decided to bring a festive touch ...

12 November 2020

Monopoly offers compensation for bad losers

Monopoly is offering compensation for the behaviour of bad losers. The famous board game has launched the Monopoly Sore Losers Small Claims Fund which offers people the chance to claim a ...

6 November 2020

McDonald's finally opens in Rutland

McDonald's now have restaurants in every county in England. Rutland in the East Midlands had always blocked the fast food chain from opening a branch in the area and had been ...

6 November 2020

Man arrested for showering money from a window when high on drugs

A man was arrested after showering commuters with money from a window. The 29-year-old was apprehended by police for scattering a "heavenly rain of banknotes" from his apartment window while he ...

6 November 2020

Dog elected mayor of Kentucky town

A bulldog has been elected mayor of a town in Kentucky. Wilbur Beast triumphed in the mayoral election of Rabbit Hash with over 13,000 votes and became the most popular canine ...

6 November 2020

Trick-or-treater finds wedding ring in sweet bag

A trick-or-treater found a wedding ring at the bottom of a bag. Gillian Lahoda explained how her son Niko didn't realise that someone had dropped their wedding ring into his treat ...

4 November 2020

Snake could be on the loose in Oxford after skin discovery

A huge boa constrictor could be on the loose in Oxford after a snake skin was discovered. Seven-year-old Amelia Drewett and her grandfather Alan found the scales underneath a bridge in ...

4 November 2020

Company offers thousands for a person to browse the internet

A company is offering $9,000 for a person to browse the internet. The Norwegian makers of online browser Opera is offering the payday for those prepared to browse the web for ...