Bizarre

5 June 2024

Weight loss jabs slash cancer risk by a fifth

Weight loss jabs reduce the risk of cancer by a fifth. Drugs such as Ozempic have been found to prevent multiple types of the disease - including breast and bowel - ...
4 June 2024

Sharks became feared predators due to warmer ocean temperatures

Sharks evolved into feared predators after hot temperatures forced them closer to the ocean's surface. The creatures lived in the depths of the sea until a large outpouring of volcanic lava ...

4 June 2024

Indian man smashes his own nose typing world record

An Indian man has broken his own world record for typing with his nose. Vinod Kumar Chaudhary set a Guinness World Record for typing the alphabet with his nose in a ...

4 June 2024

Domestication has robbed dogs of communication abilities

Dogs have lost some of their communication skills as a result of domestication. Researchers have revealed that man's best friend was once as expressive as their wolf ancestors but these communication ...

4 June 2024

Boozing on long-distance flights can be deadly

Drinking alcohol on a long-haul flight can have fatal consequences. Several holidaymakers will celebrate flying away with a boozy tipple and may fall asleep on the plane but this can have ...
4 June 2024

10 unbelievable animals - Some animals have developed skills and strategies that have to be seen to be believed

The world’s wildlife has undergone any number of changes in its never ending quest for survival, and some species have developed skills and strategies that have to be seen to ...
4 June 2024

7 animals you won’t believe still exist

Ancient, mysterious, and extraordinarily weird – these are the creatures widely known as “living fossils”. Though coined by Charles Darwin himself, the moniker is slightly misleading, as all species undergo ...
3 June 2024

Spoon that makes food saltier is on sale in Japan

A spoon that makes food taste saltier is available in Japan. The utensil is targeted at those who are struggling to reduce their salt intake and researchers are convinced that it ...

3 June 2024

King Charles's space adviser refuses to rule out alien existence

Alien life cannot be ruled out, according to the official space adviser for King Charles. Astronomer Royal Martin Rees thinks it is impossible to rule out the prospect of extraterrestrial life ...
3 June 2024

Gout cases have risen dramatically in the UK

Cases of gout have soared in the UK. The painful type of arthritis is known as "the disease of Kings" as it was believed to be caused by gorging rich foods ...
3 June 2024

Mediterranean diet cuts female death risk

A Mediterranean diet reduces the prospect of an early death. Scientists found that women who ate lots of fruit, vegetables and fish typically lived for longer than those who tucked into ...
3 June 2024

Memory-boosting pill to go on sale in Britain next month

A miracle pill that improves memory by 10 per cent will go on sale in Britain next month. GBL-Memory is made up of two plant extracts that can "significantly" improve recall ...

3 June 2024

Elections make people sick

Elections put people in hospital. A new study in Taiwan suggests that the demand for healthcare services rose by 19 per cent amongst first-time voters during major political campaigns. There was a ...

3 June 2024

Patients hospitalised with Covid are still in danger of death three years later

Patients hospitalised with COVID-19 remain at a higher risk of death three years after infection. Research has revealed that those who were admitted to hospital within the first 30 days of ...

3 June 2024

Sleep-deprived individuals are more likely to commit murder

Insomnia sufferers are far more likely to commit murder. US researchers have found that sleep-deprived people are eight times more likely to commit homicide at 2am in an alarming link between ...
3 June 2024

Strange Ozempic side effect makes patients take crazy risks

Ozempic can cause people to take unnecessary risks. Scientists have discovered a bizarre side effect of the weight loss drug as the jabs can make people act "out of character" and ...
3 June 2024

'Stress braggers' are unpopular with work colleagues

Showing off about stress at work does not go down well with colleagues. A new study claims that employees who partake in 'stress bragging' are seen as less competent and less ...

30 May 2024

Social media usage before bed causes nightmares

Scrolling on social media before bed can cause nightmares. Using platforms such as Facebook and Instagram before going to sleep has long been linked to slumbering issues and negative dreams with ...

30 May 2024

Married cancer patients are more likely to survive

Marriage can save a person's life from cancer. An unreported 2013 study has surfaced on social media recently which found that married patients were up to 33 per cent less likely ...
29 May 2024

Eating fish can stop angry meltdowns

Eating fish can prevent angry outbursts. Boffins at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that people who take Omega-3 - found in fish and walnuts - are less prone to losing ...
29 May 2024

Rain improves a person's mental health

Rain is good for your mental health. Scientists argue that going for a walk during a downpour can actually be beneficial for both body and mind as a result of negative ...
29 May 2024

Ancient Egyptians used brain surgery in a bid to treat cancer

The ancient Egyptians tried to treat cancer using brain surgery. Cutmarks on a 4,000-year-old skull indicate that the Egyptians attempted to operate on excessive tissue growth, according to scientists. Evidence from ancient ...

29 May 2024

Feeding peanuts to babies can cut the risk of allergies

Feeding young children peanuts can reduce their risk of an allergy. Researchers say that youngsters who ate peanut pastes and puffed peanut snacks regularly during their infancy were 71 per cent ...
28 May 2024

Drinking hot chocolate can aid weight loss

Hot chocolate can help with weight loss. A daily cup of the warm beverage - if made with unsweetened powder - increases fibre intake and stops a person from feeling hungry. Health ...