Bizarre

19 February 2019

Children pick up British accent from Peppa Pig

Some parents think their children are picking up a British accent after watching 'Peppa Pig.' The cute cartoon - which is shown in 180 territories including the US - follows ...

18 February 2019

Students want to make brew from 133-year-old shipwrecked bottle

Students want to develop a new brew found in a 133-year-old shipwrecked bottle. Biotechnology students from State University of New York uncorked a bottle from the SS Oregon on Thursday and ...

18 February 2019

'Number one trigger puller' sentenced to life

A man named as Baltimore's ''number one trigger puller'' has been sentenced to life in prison. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Montana Barronette was sentenced on Friday for a gang ...

18 February 2019

Sidewalk sex couple arrested

A couple were arrested for having sex on a sidewalk in Florida. Bernadette Colatarci, 47, and Phillip Daley, 58, were caught engaging in a feisty romp near a children's parade ...

18 February 2019

Former porn star runs for Swiss Nationalist Party

A former pornographic actress is starting afresh by running for a Swiss far-right party that hates sex-rated cinema. Jasmin Maeder has appeared in many racy films - including 'Perverse Games with ...

15 February 2019

Swinging knife found in house stairway

A real estate investor says a home he was looking at came with a stairway booby-trapped with a swinging knife. Ekrem Uysaler from Philadelphia says he and his team were checking ...

15 February 2019

Bear got stuck in a truck and rode around North Carolina

A bear got stuck in the back of the garbage truck and took a ride across eastern North Carolina. According to news outlets, a motorist called Bertie County alerted 911 ...

15 February 2019

Police called over bathroom 'threat'

Police were called over a man's threats to ''blow up'' a bathroom - but he was actually talking about the mess he was going to make in the toilet. Cops were ...

15 February 2019

Dog named Donald Trump shot to 'protect livestock'

A Minnesota sheriff says a dog named Donald Trump was killed in a bid to ''protect livestock''. Authorities are adamant that the dog - who was shot and killed in Lakefield ...
14 February 2019

Man on the run after stealing a police cruiser

Authorities in Columbus, Ohio, have accused a man of stealing a police cruiser just minutes after officers revived him from an overdose. Columbus Police were searching for the 25-year-old man who ...

14 February 2019

Amazon Prime Video picks top 10 romantic UK cities

Edinburgh is the UK's most romantically-minded city, new research suggests. For Valentine's Day (14.02.19), Amazon Prime Video analysed the streaming data from cities across the UK and decided which city's residents ...

14 February 2019

Woman throws chair over balcony due to 'peer pressure'

Overwhelming peer pressure led a young woman to throw a chair over a high-rise balcony down to Maple Leaf Square in Toronto. Marcella Christianna Zoia, 19 - who is a dental ...

14 February 2019

Man arrested for illegally pocketing thousands from grocery store

The owner of four Pittsburgh grocery stores has been accused of illegally pocketing thousands of dollars by claiming customers used coupons he had employees take out of unsold newspapers. Michael ...

13 February 2019

Thousands of dollars were found inside a book at a charity sale

Thousands of dollars were found inside a donated book at a charity book sale. According to KPNX TV, volunteer Cathy McAllister was sorting out books for a fundraiser in Phoenix, ...

13 February 2019

Dog has sewing needle removed from neck

A dog suspected of having a brain tumour actually had a sewing needle stuck in his neck. X-rays have shown that it was actually a needle that had pierced the poor ...

13 February 2019

Caged tiger found in run-down house

A cannabis smoker was shocked to find a caged tiger in a derelict house. Houston Police initially thought the caller was halluciating due to the drug when they were first contacted, ...

12 February 2019

Chimpanzees make ladder to escape zoo

A group of chimpanzees fled Belfast Zoo by making an escape ladder. Zooekeepers say the cunning primates used branches weakened by a storm to make a ladder and flee from their ...

12 February 2019

Police find horse in basement

The police found a horse in a basement after being called to deal with an intruder. Authorities say a suburban Minneapolis resident reported a strange man in her basement but officers ...

12 February 2019

Woman smashes up restaurant over beef patty

Police are looking for a woman who smashed up a restaurant because she couldn't get a beef patty. Authorities released surveillance videos of the woman using a baseball bat to smash ...

12 February 2019

Dead baby shark used as a bong

A man used a dead baby shark as a bong. A video posted to the Fried Fishing Facebook group shows an unknown fisher man appearing to smoke cannabis from a bong ...

11 February 2019

TV host hasn't washed his hands in a decade

A Fox News host hasn't washed his hands in a decade. Pete Hegseth has revealed to TV viewers in the US that he's stopped washing his hands because he doesn't believe ...

11 February 2019

New Zealander auctions himself for Valentine's Day

A man has decided to auction himself for dates on Valentine's Day (14.02.19). Peter Wilding from New Zealand has taken the unusual step to offer women the opportunity to enjoy a ...

11 February 2019

Man arrested for sending a minor explicit images

An man has been arrested after a teenage girl told the police he sent her explicit texts and images. Joshua Hillyard has been accused of sending a snapshot of his penis ...

11 February 2019

Australian zoo offers 'revenge snakes'

An Australian zoo is offering people the chance to get revenge on their exes by naming snakes after them. For a donation of $1, members of the public can give one ...