Bizarre

7 January 2022

Cows produce more milk with virtual reality goggles

Cows stuck inside for winter have been fitted with virtual reality goggles to make them think they are outdoors. The bovines are believed to be happier and are producing more milk ...

7 January 2022

Dogs can distinguish between languages

Dogs can tell the difference between two languages. A new study shows that canines are able to differentiate between two separate languages, with a different part of the brain activated for ...

7 January 2022

Football fans can sign legends in eBay Dream Transfer Window

Football fans will have the chance to sign legends Roberto Carlos and Eni Aluko for their Sunday League teams. The Dream Transfer allows anyone from a humble football team the opportunity ...

6 January 2022

Lifeguard saves kangaroo in New South Wales

A teenage lifeguard rescued a kangaroo in New South Wales. Lillian Bee Young - a 17-year-old lifeguard who had spent just four days on the job - saved the ...

6 January 2022

Brits get their best sleep at age 24

The quality of sleep for Brits gets worse after the age of 24. Nearly 50 per cent of adults in the UK believe they get their best shuteye in their ...

6 January 2022

Cat resembling Freddie Mercury goes viral

A cat who looks like Freddie Mercury has gone viral. Mostaccioli - who can be seen on her own Instagram account @izanami.and.mostaccioli- has taken the internet by storm by closely ...

6 January 2022

Skateboarding helps middle-aged people fight depression

Skateboarding in middle age can help fight depression, a new study has revealed. The sport also helps adults bond with their kids and find “spiritual meaning” as failure is thought of ...

5 January 2022

Scientists teach goldfish how to drive

Scientists have taught goldfish to drive around a room for treats. Six different swimming creatures were able to steer a specially formatted Fish Operated Vehicle (FOV) with four wheels - ...

5 January 2022

North Korea claims Kim Jong-un's father invented burritos

North Korea has claimed that Kim Jong-un's father invented burritos. The propaganda mouthpiece for the dictator's regime claimed that Kim Jong-il dreamed up the Mexican dish prior to his death in ...

5 January 2022

Twins defy odds with different birthdays in different years

Twins born just 15 minutes apart ended up having different birthdays in different years. Alfredo Antonio Trujillo was born at 11.45pm on New Year’s Eve (31.12.21) at Natividad Medical ...

5 January 2022

World's oldest person celebrates 119th birthday

The world's oldest person has celebrated her 119th birthday in Japan. Kane Tanaka marked the milestone on Sunday (02.01.22) at the nursing home she resides in the Fukuoka prefecture in the ...

4 January 2022

Woman self-isolates in plane toilet after testing positive for Covid on flight

A woman who tested positive for COVID-19 on a transatlantic flight self-isolated for five hours on the plane's toilet. Marisa Fotieo was travelling from Chicago to the Icelandic capital Reykjavik last ...

4 January 2022

Cats have started over 100 house fires in South Korea since 2019

Cats have started more than 100 house fires in South Korea for the past three years. Officials from the Seoul Metropolitan Fire and Disaster Department have revealed that felines caused a ...

4 January 2022

Humans could become space cannibals on Mars

Humans living on Mars could become space cannibals. Scientists have warned that humans may be forced to eat each other if farming plans for the red planet fail to materialise. Elon Musk ...

4 January 2022

Potato statue cut down by vandals

Police in Cyprus are investigating after a statue of a giant potato was found vandalised. The sculpture in the village of Xylophagou was cut down in the early hours of New ...

23 December 2021

Deadly snake rescued after getting to UK from Pakistan

One of the world's deadliest snakes survived a 4,000-mile trip from Pakistan to Britain. A forklift driver in Manchester spotted a saw-scaled viper in a shipment of bricks that had arrived ...

23 December 2021

Wonky donkey gets prosthetic leg for Christmas

A "wonky donkey" has been gifted a prosthetic leg for Christmas. Tommy had always struggled to walk after being born with a leg much weaker than its others and his back ...

23 December 2021

Santa school honoured with world record

A school dedicated to preparing people to play Santa Claus has been honoured with a Guinness World Record. The Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School in the US state of Michigan ...

23 December 2021

Venus could have alien lifeforms in clouds

Venus could have alien lifeforms in its clouds, scientists have suggested. Experts from Cardiff University, MIT and Cambridge University have claimed that the planet could have the colourless gas ammonia in ...

22 December 2021

Man with 278 penis piercings insists his sex life is great

A man with 278 piercings on his penis claims that he has a great sex life. Rolf Buchholz holds the Guinness World Record for having 453 piercings all over his body ...

22 December 2021

University offering pantomime degree

A university is launching a one-year degree in pantomime. Staffordshire University is offering a masters course aimed at people working both inside and outside of the industry. The course will begin ...

22 December 2021

Man claims drinking urine has helped him keep six-pack

A former model claims that he has been able to maintain his six-pack by drinking his own urine. Troy Casey has maintained an impressive physique into his fifties and he puts ...

21 December 2021

Extinct reptile species sheds light on teeth origins

The discovery of an extinct reptile species has shed light on the origins of human teeth. Researchers at the University of Bristol have discovered the Shashajaia – one of the most ...

21 December 2021

British scientist aiming to prove that there's life on Mars

A British scientist is hoping to prove that life exists on Mars. Dr. Christian Schroder will pilot a rover on the red planet for 230 days next year and believes the ...