Bizarre

21 May 2021

Taking 4,500 steps a day can extend a person's life

Taking 4,500 steps per day can help extend a person's life, a study has suggested. Research from The University of North Carolina looked into the walking habits of more than 16,000 ...

21 May 2021

Watching TV in middle age can harm the brain

Watching lots of television in middle age has been linked to a decline in brain health. Findings presented at a conference in the US explained that people who said they spent ...

21 May 2021

Entire town can test drive an electric car

The UK's smallest town has been asked to test drive an electric car. Fordwich will become Fordswitch as all of the leafy Kent town's 380 residents have been given Ford's new ...

21 May 2021

Aldi releasing festive products for 'Junemas'

Aldi is bringing out a range of Christmas products in June. The supermarket is encouraging people to celebrate 'Junemas' by releasing festive items at the height of the summer. The idea ...

21 May 2021

Snorkeler spots wedding ring lodged on fish's neck

A snorkeler was amazed to find a wedding ring wrapped around a fish's neck. Susan Prior was diving off the coast of Norfolk Island, Australia when he spotted the gold ring ...

21 May 2021

Bus driver finds makeup bag stuffed with cash

A bus driver helped reunite a woman with a makeup bag filled with cash. Andrea Raglon, who drives buses in the US state of Missouri, was cleaning her vehicle when she ...

21 May 2021

Woman shocked by car note from neighbour

A woman was stunned after a neighbour left a note saying her car belonged in a "dump". The message suggested that Julia Laursen's Skoda had made the street in the Isle ...

21 May 2021

Death row inmate asked for single olive for last meal

A death row inmate asked to have a single olive for his last meal. Victor Feguer was executed in the US state of Iowa in 2001 having been convicted of murder ...

20 May 2021

Man completes Homes Under the Hammer challenge

A man is recovering after watching 'Homes Under the Hammer' non-stop for 25 hours. Liam Kirk raised more than £1,800 for a domestic abuse charity with his challenge after discovering that ...

20 May 2021

Company searching for cocktail tester

A drinks company is looking for someone to get paid to spend a year drinking cocktails for nothing. The Liquor Lab, a firm that offers mobile cocktail bars for events, have ...

20 May 2021

Living car installed in London to encourage green driving

A life-sized 'living car' has popped up in London to urge British people to travel more sustainably. Zipcar UK have placed the striking installation in Spitalfields Market with the car blooming ...

20 May 2021

Loch Ness Monster sightings could be whale penises

Scientists are investigating whether sightings of the Loch Ness Monster could actually be whale penises. Experts have claimed that the long neck or tail of the creature, which is often seen ...

18 May 2021

Boy breaks his own Jenga world record

A boy has doubled his own Guinness World Record for stacking Jenga blocks. Auldin Maxwell, 12, became a record-holder earlier this year when he stacked 638 Jenga blocks on the base ...

18 May 2021

Cadbury's confirm 99 Flake shortage

Cadbury have confirmed that the UK is facing a shortage of 99 Flakes. The confectionery company have explained that a surge in demand for the classic ice cream cone topped with ...

18 May 2021

Man narrowly avoids death after tree crushes car

A man miraculously avoided death after a tree struck by lightning crashed into his car. Henri Cheramie was sat in his vehicle when a storm hit Alabama earlier this month. He ...

18 May 2021

Missing tiger found after roaming through city

A tiger that was seen roaming around Houston has been captured safe and well. The animal was spotted in the Texan city last week and the local police chief has warned ...

18 May 2021

Oldest man in Australia credits chicken brains for long life

Australia's oldest ever man says that eating chicken brains is the secret to his long life. Retired cattle rancher Dexter Kruger, 111, recently surpassed World War I veteran Jack Lockett as ...

18 May 2021

Woman wakes up with blood dripping from ceiling

A woman woke up to discover blood dripping down onto her face from her ceiling. Ana Cardenas, from Texas, awoke in the early hours of the morning when she discovered the ...

18 May 2021

One in five men back themselves to beat a chimpanzee in a fight

One in five men think that they would be able to beat a chimpanzee in a fight. A new survey has found that 22 per cent of men could defeat a ...

18 May 2021

Restaurant claims burger helps induce labour for pregnant woman

A restaurant claims to have created a burger that makes pregnant women go into labour. The Suburban restaurant in Minnesota has argued that their 'Labour Inducer' burger is capable of making ...

14 May 2021

Dead bodies used to create new coral reefs

Dead bodies are being used to create new coral reefs. Cremated human remains are mixed with concrete and sank into the ocean as part of a new 'green burial' service designed ...

14 May 2021

Woman used period blood to create face masks

A woman uses her period blood to create face masks. Britanni LaBouff claims that the mixture leaves her skin silky smooth and has urged people to give up their "fears and ...

14 May 2021

Alcohol from Chernobyl seized by Ukraine authorities

Alcohol made from radioactive apples grown near Chernobyl has been seized by Ukrainian officials. Scientists and distillers helped create the booze, called 'Atomik', using ingredients sourced from the still-radioactive exclusion zone ...

14 May 2021

Police swarm woman's house after corpse confusion

Police officers swarmed a woman's home following reports of a dead body - but it turned out to be an old Halloween prop. Cara Louise had a dummy corpse wrapped up ...