Bizarre

18 November 2020

Florida family discover message in a bottle from Cuba

A family in Florida discovered a message in a bottle from Cuba. Katie Bodiford and her family were exploring an overgrown island near their home when they found the plastic bottle ...

18 November 2020

Mannequin mistaken for decapitated body

An apparent dead body on a Florida beach turned out to be a store mannequin. The 'corpse' was discovered by a volunteer named Kathleen working for Ocean Hour, an organisation that ...

18 November 2020

Man dresses in rat costume on New York trains

A man has taken to trains in New York dressed in a rat costume. 'Buddy The Rat' - also known as performance artist Jonothon Lyons - has been surprising citizens of ...

18 November 2020

Christmas song made for dogs has been released

The first Christmas song made entirely for dogs has been released. The reggae-based track is designed specifically for canines, with each note designed for their ears based on scientific studies. It ...

17 November 2020

School warns parents against throwing late children over gates

A school in France has banned parents from "literally throwing" their kids over the gates. Trillade primary school in Avignon, southern France, has put up warning signs urging parents not to ...

17 November 2020

Chicken found living in bathroom

A chicken was discovered living in a bathroom at a house in Bristol. Officers from the Avon & Somerset Police force found the bird perched on a bathtub as it was ...

17 November 2020

Driver given police warning after shouting from megaphone during early hours

A driver who repeatedly shouted 'wakey wakey' from his car in the early hours of the morning has been warned by police. Officers in Hampshire explained how they received "many complaints" ...

17 November 2020

Brewery celebrates Joe Biden with beer

A brewery has released a beer in celebration of the US President-elect Joe Biden. Wilmington Brew Works have created a pint in honour of the politician although decided against using Biden's ...

16 November 2020

Racing pigeon sells for record £1.4 million

A racing pigeon has sold at auction for a record £1.4 million. Belgian bird New Kim had been put on sale for just £200 but was purchased by a bidder in ...

16 November 2020

Christmas crackers containing sex toys have launched

A raunchy range of Christmas crackers has launched. The crackers contain a range of sex toys to spice up the usual Christmas-cracker surprises. The company behind the crackers, Ricky, has claimed it ...

16 November 2020

Woman reunited with school yearbook after it was stolen

A woman has been reunited with her school yearbook almost a decade after it was stolen. Rio Grande High School in New Mexico received a 2006 yearbook in the post after ...

16 November 2020

Pringles makes a giant tube as tall as a person

Pringles has made a giant tube as tall as a person. To celebrate November 11 - which the Japanese arm of the crisps company has branded 'Pringles Day' - a 161cm-long ...

13 November 2020

Man gets car wedged on kerb

A man got his car wedged onto a kerb while delivering food. Ryan Gibbons was making a delivery for the restaurant he owns when he embarrassingly got his vehicle stuck on ...

13 November 2020

Landlord moves pub 600 miles away to Germany

A landlord moved an entire pub 600 miles to Germany. Property developer Paul Moss moved the pub piece-by-piece from Bridlington in East Yorkshire to the city of Iserlohn, near Dortmund. Moss has ...

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 ...