Bizarre

22 August 2019

Police called over plastic crocodile toy

Police were called over a crocodile in a Devon swamp - but it turned out to just be a plastic toy. Officers were sent to the scene after being alerted to ...

22 August 2019

Texas 'accidentally' legalises marijuana

A law change in Texas may have inadvertently decriminalised marijuana. House Bill 1325 has been pushed through Austin City Offices with the aim of allowing the hemp industry to flourish, and ...

21 August 2019

Woman uses 34-year-old Disneyland free pass

A woman used a 34-year-old free Disneyland pass. Tamia Richardson won the prize back in 1985 and - because there was no expiration date - she was able to enjoy free ...

21 August 2019

Woman burns mysterious Pennywise doll in backyard

A woman was told to burn a creepy clown doll which appeared in her backyard. Renee Jensen was shook after a toy Pennywise from horror movie 'It' turned up at her ...

21 August 2019

Bear settles for snack after walking into California home

A huge bear settled in for a snack after wandering into a California home. Two teens were stunned when they heard the 250 lbs animal rummaging through the kitchen looking for ...

21 August 2019

Funniest fart formula revealed

The formula for the ''world's funniest fart'' has been revealed by scientists. The Flatulence Report - a study commissioned by The Beano - has figured out a mathematical formula tested for ...

20 August 2019

Mum holds job interviews for her kids

A mum is holding ''job interviews'' for her children to do their chores. The clever parent, Shaketha McGregor, held a ''job fair'' for her children with a list of positions they ...

20 August 2019

Penguins singled out for naughtiness

Penguins at a New Zealand aquarium are being singled out for their naughtiness. Keepers of the penguin enclosure at the National Aquarium of New Zealand have decided to name and shame ...

20 August 2019

Pub offers to pay for headstone if you die eating their mammoth burger

A pub is offering to pay for your headstone if you die taking part in their mammoth eating challenge. The George Pub and Grill in County Durham is encouraging its customers ...

20 August 2019

Millionaire offers £15k to someone to find out if fiancee is a gold digger

A millionaire is offering £15,000 to someone who can prove to him his fiancee isn't a ''gold digger''. The unnamed rich man is looking for someone to test his future wife's ...

19 August 2019

A pub is giving out free meals to struggling families during the school holidays

A pub is giving out free meals to struggling families during the school holidays. The owners of Bristol pub and restaurant the Crown Inn in Keynsham are providing lunches and ...

19 August 2019

A man was arrested after allegedly shoving steaks worth more than $50 down his trousers

A man was arrested after allegedly shoving steaks worth more than $50 down his trousers. Michael Owens, 61, was arrested after he was allegedly seen on surveillance footage grabbing two ...

16 August 2019

Giant vegetarian cave bears first species killed off by humans?

Giant vegetarian cave bears were the first species to be killed off by humans. According to new research presented in the journal, Scientific Reports, Ice Age cave bears - which roamed ...

16 August 2019

Man asked to turn on 'read receipts' by date

A man was asked to turn on his ''read receipts'' so his date could make sure he was seeing her messages. In a shocking viral Twitter post, Eric - who tweets ...

16 August 2019

'Robo-shorts' have been developed by Harvard scientists

'Robo-shorts' have been developed by Harvard scientists. Researchers at the prestigious universities Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have developed a pair of shorts, which allow the wearer to move as ...

15 August 2019

Farmers jailed for smuggling pig semen in shampoo bottles

Two Australian pig farmers will be jailed after illegally smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles. Torben Soerensen has been sentenced to three years behind bars, while fellow farmer Henning Laue ...

15 August 2019

Man branded 'depraved' for watermelon pizza topping

A man has been branded ''depraved'' for putting watermelon on pizza. The unnamed man turned to Reddit to see if his unusual topping of choice is really as strange as his ...

14 August 2019

Domino's worker makes pizza in 27 seconds

A Domino's worker has made the fastest pizza in Europe for the third year running. Zagros Jaff has been crowned the winner of the company's annual competition - which calls for ...

14 August 2019

Huge penguin remains found in New Zealand

The remains of a giant penguin the size of an adult human have been discovered. Scientists found the fossil in South Island in New Zealand, and it's been revealed the huge ...

14 August 2019

Man behind 'Storm Area 51' sets up alien-themed festival

The man behind the 'Storm Area 51' Facebook event is setting up an alien-themed festival. The event's creator Matty Roberts gained worldwide attention after two million people signed up to ...

14 August 2019

Sinkhole threatens pub with secret medieval cellar

A large sinkhole could swallow a pub inside a secret medieval cellar in northern France. The 10 metre-wide hole - which is five metres deep - threats to engulf La Bonne ...

13 August 2019

Bear escapes like Kool-Aid Man bursting through wall

A bear escaped through a wall ''like the Kool-Aid Man'' after breaking into a Colorado home. The furry friend - which could have been tempted by the smell of rubbish when ...

13 August 2019

Pensioner spends a week with dentures stuck in throat after surgery mishap

A pensioner had his dentures stuck in his throat for over a week after a surgery mishap. The 72-year-old anonymous man had undergone an operation to remove a harmless lump in ...

13 August 2019

Police remove mug shot over hairstyle puns

Police were forced to remove a mug shot after being flooded with puns about the man's unique hairstyle. Gwent police shared the snap of Jermaine Taylor - who they wanted to ...