Bizarre

14 June 2021

Thousands back petition for Jeff Bezos to eat the Mona Lisa

Thousands of people have signed a petition calling on Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to buy and eat the Mona Lisa. The Change.org plea has gained the support of 3,459 people who ...

14 June 2021

Memory man can recall every Titanic survivor

A recall genius recited the names of all 712 Titanic survivors in just over 40 minutes. Dean Gould was able to reel off the names of all those who survived the ...

11 June 2021

Toilet reviewer gains large online following

A woman has gained a large online following after sharing reviews of toilets. Rachel Dixon is known as 'Mrs. Loo Review' to her friends and has shared her thoughts on 119 ...

11 June 2021

Man fails drug test after eating bread

A man claims that he failed a drugs test for a new job after eating bread that had been made with poppy seeds. The individual, who was not named, says that ...

11 June 2021

Jason Voorhees statued dumped in Arizona lake

A statue of the 'Friday the 13th' killer Jason Voorhees was dumped at the bottom of a lake. Diver Zachary Nagy placed the statue in Lake Pleasant in the US state ...

11 June 2021

Block of frozen poo falls from sky

Two women feared the worst after a block of frozen poo "fell from the sky". Lisa Boyd and Louise Browne rushed from their homes in Hampshire after hearing a huge thud ...

10 June 2021

Man combines golf and running to break world record

A Swiss man combined golf and running to break a Guinness World Record. Jurg Randegger took to the course at Ostschweizerischen Golf Club and was able to play 252 holes in ...

10 June 2021

World's most valuable stamp cells for $8.3 million

The world's most valuable stamp has been purchased for $8.3 million by a London dealer. The 1856 One-Cent Magenta from British Guiana was bought at auction in New York by Stanley ...

10 June 2021

Lost dog rescued by ship crew in the Arctic

A dog that had been lost in the Arctic has been rescued by the crew of a Russian ship. Sailors on the Alexander Sannikov icebreaker ship spotted the canine in the ...

10 June 2021

Giant tortoise escaped after a mile on the loose

A giant tortoise wandered for a mile across a town when he escaped from his owner. Titan was found in Kesgrave, near Ipswich, last week and it required three police officers ...

9 June 2021

Escaped snake found in London garage drain

Animal rescuers are trying to find the owner of an exotic snake found in a drain at a garage in London. The RSPCA said staff at the garage in Kingston-upon-Thames were ...

9 June 2021

Company selling 'wet jeans' range

A company is selling jeans that make the wearer look as if they have wet themselves. US firm Wet Pants Denim has launched a range of denim that seems as if ...

9 June 2021

Tower of London resident mistaken for ghost

A man who lives in the Tower of London claims that he has been mistaken for a ghost. Tom Houghton is one of a small number of residents at the historical ...

9 June 2021

Mother claims to have given birth to 10 babies

A mother has claimed to have given birth to a record-breaking 10 babies. Gosiame Sithole explained how she was left in shock after delivering decuples in Pretoria, South Africa, last week. ...

8 June 2021

Pizza restaurant introduces service robot

A pizza restaurant has introduced a robot to serve customers. Bill Kitsillis, the co-owner of Angelo's Palace Pizza in Rhode Island, explained that he purchased the robot - known as a ...

8 June 2021

Parking space sells for record price

A parking space has sold for a world-record $1.3 million (£930,000) in Hong Kong. Several spots were up for sale at a luxury development in the city's The Peak residential area ...

8 June 2021

Third Eye helps out smartphone scrollers

A 'Third Eye' has been developed to help prevent those focused on their smartphones from walking into things. South Korean industrial designer Paeng Min-wook created the robotic eyeball and has described ...

8 June 2021

Mother arrested after posing as teenage daughter

A mother was arrested after pretending to be her teenage daughter and attending her school for a day. Casey Garcia posed as her 13-year-old daughter Julie by dying her hair and ...

4 June 2021

Badger rescued after breaching Army base

Wildlife officers were called in to rescue a badger that had dug its way into an Army base. The Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital charity explained that it had an "anxious call" from ...

4 June 2021

Man salvages iPhone from canal using magnet

A man who dropped his iPhone into a canal was able to recover the device using a magnet. App developer Frederik Riedel took to social media to explain how his friend ...

4 June 2021

Scientists develop nose to sniff out COVID-19

Scientists have developed an 'electric nose' that is capable of sniffing out coronavirus. The technology sees participants breathing into a 3D-printed plastic device for 80 seconds in which volatile organic compounds ...

4 June 2021

Tomato puree spill causes gory road scenes

A tomato puree spill left a road resembling a scene from a "horror film". Two lorries collided on the A14 in Cambridgeshire resulted in puree being splattered across the tarmac and ...

4 June 2021

Groom marries bride's sister after wedding ceremony death

A bride died of a heart attack at her wedding in India - so the groom married his sister instead. The woman - who was named only as Surbhi - collapsed ...

4 June 2021

Man reunited with stolen wallet after 17 years

A man has been reunited with his wallet after it was stolen 17 years ago. Ryan Seymour, from Lochgelly in Scotland, was initially puzzled when a police officer contacted him on ...