Bizarre

4 August 2021

Men and women are happy with their bodies at 60

Men and women are happiest with their bodies once they reach the age of 60, a study has revealed. People become more satisfied with size, shape and appearance as they age ...

4 August 2021

Gardener breaks record for longest chilli pepper

A gardener has grown the largest chilli pepper in the UK at a remarkable 18 inches. Graham Barratt beat the previous benchmark by 0.4 inches with his Thunder Mountain Longhorn Pepper, ...

4 August 2021

Thousands of bees removed from farmhouse wall

450,000 bees were removed from inside the walls of a house in Pennsylvania. Sara Weaver explained how she and her husband paid $12,000 for the farmhouse in the US state but ...

3 August 2021

Diver retrieves lost iPhone in Scottish river

A diver in a Scottish river recovered an iPhone that had been lost more than a year earlier. Shane Stephen, who documents the objects he finds underwater on the social media ...

3 August 2021

Fussy eaters found to be less sexually attractive

Fussy eaters are less likely to be considered sexually attractive. Researchers have found that those who avoid new foods are less desirable than those who are prepared to tuck into unfamiliar ...

3 August 2021

Chinese man stick eel in his rear to fix upset stomach

A man in China inserted a live eel into his backside to cure his upset stomach. The unnamed patient had been struggling with constipation and decided to try out a "folk ...

3 August 2021

Gooseberry growing champion claims sabotage

A gooseberry growing champion has accused a rival of poisoning and killing his prized bushes. Terry Price explained that his bushes began looking sickly earlier this year and were all dead ...

2 August 2021

KFC House of Harland offers fried chicken staycation

KFC have announced the launch of the House of Harland to offer fans a fried chicken-themed staycation. The House of Harland will be open in London for 11 nights from 18-29 ...

2 August 2021

Andover named UK's raunchiest town by sex map

An interactive map has revealed that Andover is the UK's raunchiest place. The map was created by adult toy company Lovehoney and discovered that residents of the Hampshire town had the ...

2 August 2021

'Penis snakes' spotted in Florida

'Penis snakes' from South America have been spotted in Florida. The creatures, which are formally named caecilians, are native to Colombia and Venezuela but have recently been discovered near Miami International ...

2 August 2021

Play-Doh Home Protection Service helps worried parents

Play-Doh will trial a new Home Protection Service for parents of messy children across Britain. The service is available to families in England, Scotland and Wales from Monday (02.08.21) and will ...

30 July 2021

Restaurant hires robot to ease pressure on staff

A California restaurant struggling with a shortage of workers has employed a food delivery robot. The Sugar Mediterranean Bistro revealed their newest member of staff in a video clip uploaded to ...

30 July 2021

Pilots warned after jetpack spotted in LA

Pilots in Los Angeles were warned after a possible sighting of a man flying a jetpack in the area. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have confirmed that a pilot contacted air ...

30 July 2021

Police called out after loud chewing row

Police were called out to a property after a fight broke out because a tenant was eating "too loudly". Things boiled over at a home in Burgess Hill after a housemate ...

30 July 2021

Parrot embarrasses owner with burping and farting

A parrot has ruffled feathers with her burping, farting and raving. Chickenhawk has become a hit on the social media platform Snapchat as she speaks in a thick Glaswegian accent. Ryan Cannon ...

29 July 2021

Plane passengers told not to wear shorts

A flight attendant has warned people against wearing shorts on a plane. The TikTok user, posting with the handle @tommycimato, shared some tips with plane travellers and suggested that shorts will ...

29 July 2021

Olympic swimmer blames ripped trunks for missing out on record

An Olympic swimmer claims that ripped trunks cost him the chance to break the world record. Hungary's Kristof Milak won gold in the 200m butterfly at Tokyo 2020 but says the ...

29 July 2021

Northern accents could die out

Northern accents face being wiped out by 2066, linguistic experts have said. Phrases such as 'Eeh bah gum' and 'howay pet' could become obsolete in the next few decades as southern ...

29 July 2021

Tiger in Texas declared as world's oldest

A tiger living at a sanctuary in Texas has been declared as the world's oldest. Guinness World Records have confirmed Bengali, who arrived at the Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary in 2000, ...

28 July 2021

Vanilla voted the nation's favourite ice cream flavour

Vanilla has been voted as the UK's favourite flavour of ice cream. Food scientist Jozef Youssef worked with supermarket Ocado to discover what makes the dessert such a special treat and ...

28 July 2021

Sheep sells for same price as Lamborghini

A record-breaking sheep has sold for the same price as a Lamborghini. Salopian Solid God, a ram lamb bred by Phil Poole, sold for £210,000 in Scotland to set a new ...

28 July 2021

Expert makes frightening alien prediction

An expert has warned that aliens could crush humans if a war erupted. Nick Pope, who probed UFOs for the Ministry of Defence, issued a dire prediction for the human race ...

28 July 2021

Letting cats take charge can earn their affections

Letting cats choose when they are petted is more likely to earn their affections. A new study has found that paying close attention to the behaviour of felines, body language and ...

27 July 2021

Sex parties sold out for months as pandemic eases

The company behind the "world’s most exclusive" sex parties say they’ve sold out of tickets until October. As the world gradually reopens following lockdown restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic, sex party ...