Bizarre

3 April 2020

Mice have numerous facial expressions

Mice show a range of emotions on their teeny faces, according to a new study. The research saw the rodents react to electric shocks to the tail, sweet treats and lithium ...

2 April 2020

Knitting group aim for world record in lockdown

A British knitting group is working remotely in a bid to break the world record for the longest knitted bunting. The group, led by Deborah Custance Baker, is spending the lockdown ...

2 April 2020

Medical fetish site donated scrubs to NHS

A medical fetish website has donated its scrubs to an NHS hospital. MedFetUK - which is described as ''the only online store 100 per cent dedicated to Medical Fetish, Kink and ...

2 April 2020

Street takes up socially-distant dancing

Residents in a Cheshire street have been doing ''socially-distant'' dancing to keep fit during the coronavirus lockdown. A video shows people living on a street in Frodsham demonstrating their best moves ...

31 March 2020

Police raid comedy club in mix-up

A comedy club was raided by police after a stream was mistaken for a live event. The Hot Water Comedy Club in Liverpool was raided by ''around 20 officers'' who thought ...

31 March 2020

Postman boosts morale with fancy dress

A postman has been conducting his deliveries in fancy dress to boost spirits during the coronavirus pandemic. Jon Matson has dressed as Little Bo Peep and a Greek soldier to ''lift ...

31 March 2020

Neanderthals were keen on fishing

Neanderthals were as keen as finishing as modern humans, according to a new study. Research has revealed that Neanderthal communities living in Portugal consumed a diet including fish, molluscs and crustaceans, ...

31 March 2020

Rabbi claims monkeys in Thailand are a sign of a biblical plague

A rabbi has claimed that rampaging monkeys in Thailand are a sign of biblical plague. The animals have recently been pictured roaming the streets of the Asian country as people ...

30 March 2020

Shopping given bubble bath

A woman has soaked all of her shopping in the bath amid fears over the coronavirus. The unnamed lady was keen to clean her food shop so decided to put it ...

30 March 2020

Policeman wears coronavirus inspired helmet

A policeman in India has adopted a unique approach to dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Rajesh Babu has donned a helmet made to look like the virus to frighten people when ...

30 March 2020

Lego bricks can survive in ocean for over a thousand years

A Lego brick is able to survive in the ocean for up to 1,300 years. Research conducted by the University of Plymouth has revealed that the bricks would still exist in ...

30 March 2020

Coronavirus causes global condom shortage

The coronavirus pandemic will cause a global condom shortage, according to the world's biggest producer. The Malaysian company, Karex Bhd, makes one in every five condoms globally but has not produced ...

27 March 2020

Chef making coronavirus shaped burgers

A chef in Vietnam is making burgers in the shape of the coronavirus. Hoang Tung and his team in Hanoi are aiming to boost morale during the pandemic by moulding dozens ...

27 March 2020

Company offers chance to become professional gaming teachers

A company is offering gamers the chance to become professional teachers during the coronavirus lockdown. Online marketplace Bidvine is giving people in the UK the opportunity to teach or receive tutelage ...

27 March 2020

Hairdresser uses umbrella as virus shield

A hairdresser has created a barrier between herself and her customers by using an umbrella as a shield. The Dutch stylist chopped holes in the umbrella so she could see ...

27 March 2020

Californans warned not to flush t-shirts

Officials in California have warned people not to flush t-shirts down their toilets. Citizens have been forced to turn to alternative measures as toilet paper sales have skyrocketed by 213 per ...

26 March 2020

Dead bats fall out of the sky

Dozens of dead bats have fallen out of the sky in Israel, in what some are suggesting is a biblical prophecy coming true. Adi Moskowits noticed the dead creatures in Ramat ...

26 March 2020

Ancient Romans owned chihuahua-like dog

Ancient Romans kept a small chihuahua-like dog as a pet, archaeologists have discovered. The ''remarkable'' findings revealed that the short-limbed animal was buried alongside humans. Th discovery was made by a ...

26 March 2020

Man bids to exploit lockdown loophole by renting dogs

A Spanish man has unsuccessfully tried to exploit a dog-walking loophole with the nation on lockdown. The unnamed individual was trying to rent out his dogs via Facebook to people wanting ...

26 March 2020

5G networks 'could be accelerating coronavirus'

There are fears that 5G wifi networks could be acting as an ''accelerator'' for the coronavirus pandemic. A new conspiracy theory claims that the symptoms of the virus - high fever, ...

25 March 2020

Shopkeeper employs cheeky toilet roll tactic

An Australian shopkeeper has come up with a ''genius'' way of stopping customers stockpiling toilet roll. Hazem Sedda, who runs a shop in Sydney, is allowing customers to buy a two ...

25 March 2020

Athlete runs marathon on balcony

An athlete whose marathon was cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic ran it on his balcony instead. Elisha Nochomovitz ran 26.2 miles on his 23-foot long balcony in Balma, ...

25 March 2020

Six-year-old boy breaks drumming record

A six-year-old boy has broken a drumming world record. Devaagyh Dixit, known as India's youngest drummer, claimed the Guinness World Record for most drumbeats using drumsticks in three minutes when he ...

25 March 2020

Austrian villaged is named after Saint Corona

An Austrian village named after Saint Corona is planning to rethink its tourism campaign after the outbreak of the virus. Tourism is the main source of income for people in Sankt ...