Bizarre

25 August 2020

Bizarre: Seven ways to celebrate National Second Hand Wardrobe Day

Today is a day to celebrate the bargains that can be had by shopping second hand in thrift stores, charity shops and garage sales.  If you already shop gently used ...

24 August 2020

Bizarre: Seven ways to celebrate National Waffle Day

Today is the day- it’s National Waffle Day- a chance to celebrate all things waffly, waffling and waffleable (ok, we made these words up but they seem fitting for such ...

20 August 2020

British inventor claims ice cream van speed record

A British inventor has claimed the world record for the fastest electric ice cream van. Edd China broke the motorway speed limit after reaching speeds of 73 mph in his eco-friendly ...

20 August 2020

Couple charged £8.20 for two bottles of Coca-Cola

A couple were left furious after paying £8.20 for two bottles of Coca-Cola. Ron and Margaret Wiltshire paid a 'Covid fee' for the drinks at The Fat Cafe in Nottingham, with ...

20 August 2020

See-through public toilets open in Tokyo

See-through public toilets have opened in Tokyo. The loos have opened in two parks in the Japanese capital and use a special glass technology so people can identify whether the toilet ...

19 August 2020

Man wraps car in plastic in parking rage

A man wrapped a car in plastic after it parked across his driveway. Tobe Bailey has become frustrated with people parking in front of his driveway in Margate, Kent and decided ...

19 August 2020

Pensioner in Russia 'comes back from the dead'

A pensioner in Russia 'came back from the dead' after waking from a night in a hospital morgue. Zinaida Kononova was pronounced dead after undergoing intestinal surgery and was transported to ...

19 August 2020

Factory problem causes chocolate rain in Switzerland

A factory malfunction has caused 'chocolate rain' in a Swiss town. Residents of the town of Olten found buildings and property dusted in chocolate after a problem with the ventilation system ...

19 August 2020

A 14,000 year-old puppy discovered with piece of extinct rhino in stomach

A 14,000-year-old frozen puppy has been discovered with a slice of extinct rhinoceros in its stomach. The perfectly preserved canine is believed to be a dog or wolf and research found ...

18 August 2020

Piece of Lego falls out of boy's nose after two years

A piece of Lego has fallen out of a boy's nose after being missing for two years. Sameer Anwar placed the piece up his nose back in 2018 but his parents ...

18 August 2020

Drive-in haunted house opens in Japan

A drive-in haunted house has opened in Japan. Production company Kowagarasetai, which specialises in haunted houses and horror events, has launched the attraction to keep customers and performers safe during the ...

18 August 2020

Puppy eats woman's savings

A woman was left in disbelief after discovering that her puppy had eaten her savings. Jocelyn Horne was ''absolutely gutted'' after her miniature poodle Peggy ate the £100 she had been ...

18 August 2020

Woman discovers the face of Jesus in a potato

A mum was left shocked after finding the face of Jesus in an Aldi potato. Nikki Halkerston spotted the face of Christ on the spud as she was unloading her shopping ...

17 August 2020

Three decades' old beer and gum discovered behind library walls

A stash of beer and gum dating back to the 1980s has been discovered at a library. The building in Washington has been renovated during the coronavirus pandemic when five cans ...

17 August 2020

Bridesmaid blasted for wearing tiara to wedding rehearsal

A bridesmaid has been branded ''attention-seeking'' for wearing a tiara to a wedding rehearsal. The lady was slammed by Reddit users for the fashion faux pas, with a fellow guest explaining ...

17 August 2020

Police pick up penguin plodding down the road

Police picked up a penguin after it was spotted ''plodding up a village street''. Officers from Nottinghamshire Police explained how the Humboldt penguin ''posed for some pictures'' with the force after ...

17 August 2020

Woman horrifies social media users by adding peas to Full English

A woman's fry-up has been branded a ''criminal offence'' by internet users after it contained peas. A photograph of the traditional English breakfast was uploaded to the Twitter page Rate My ...

17 August 2020

Runaway Penguin Spotted on Village High street

Shocked Police were stunned when they came across a quietly ambling along the high street, not your usual jay walker.   The unconcerned bird was spotted on a village street in ...
14 August 2020

Donald Trump demands showerhead law change

Donald Trump wants to change the rules around showerheads to keep his hair ''perfect''. The US government has proposed changes to increase the amount of water that can pass through showerheads ...

14 August 2020

Joke treehouse gets Airbnb booking

A man who listed a treehouse on Airbnb as a joke was stunned after it received a booking. Jason Kneen built the house in his garden at his Wiltshire home and ...

14 August 2020

Big cat spotted in Gloucestershire

A big cat has been spotted on the loose in Cheltenham. Joshua Odom captured the creature on camera as he travelled home from a cricket match after seeing it in a ...

14 August 2020

Michael Jordan trainers sold for $615,000 at auction

A pair of trainers worn by basketball icon Michael Jordan have fetched $615,000 at an online auction. The Nike Air Jordan 1 shoes were used by the star during an exhibition ...

13 August 2020

Pensioner causes massive traffic jam with mobility scooter

A pensioner accidentally caused a massive traffic jam after driving his mobility scooter on a motorway. The 88-year-old man was hoping to take the quickest route home but ended up on ...

13 August 2020

Man's fat stomach saves him from falling down well

An overweight Chinese man was saved from falling down a well by his large stomach. The man, known only as Liu, became wedged in the well and only his 19 stone ...