Bizarre

9 November 2021

Family's 'pet dog' turns out to be a fox

A family's 'pet dog' that killed ducks and chickens has turned out to be a fox. Maribel Soleto had purchased the animal from a shop in the Peruvian capital Lima and ...

9 November 2021

Man presumed dead woke up screaming in a morgue

A man who was presumed dead woke up screaming in a morgue. Peter Kigen had been pronounced dead in November 2020 and was about to have the blood drained from his ...

8 November 2021

Metal detectorist discovers small gold bible

A small gold bible has been found by a metal detectorist. The 600-year-old object, which may have been owned by a medieval aristocrat or royal, was found by NHS nurse Buffy ...

8 November 2021

Breakups are more painful for men

Breakups are more painful for men than women. A new study has found that men in heterosexual relationships feel more pain than females after a breakup and are also more likely ...

8 November 2021

Teenager breaks world record for solving Rubik's cubes on a unicycle

A teenager has broken the Guinness World Record by solving 300 Rubik's cubes while keeping his balance on a unicycle. Jesse Bradford, 17, has confirmed that he has been informed by ...

8 November 2021

Dog TV set to launch for stressed pooches

A new TV channel created specifically for dogs has launched. DogTV has been introduced for canines after three years of research and will air scientifically-tested programmes aiming to alleviate separation anxiety ...

5 November 2021

Man's penis rots after venomous cobra bite

A man was left with a rotting penis after being bitten by a venomous cobra while using the toilet at a safari park. The 47-year-old man from the Netherlands was relieving ...

5 November 2021

Massive potato found in New Zealand

A monster potato has been discovered in New Zealand. Colin Craig-Brown found the giant spud when he was weeding his garden and is now waiting to see if it breaks the ...

5 November 2021

UFO expert set to make alien reports public

A former policeman has released thousands of UFO reports to the public. John Hanson has investigated extraterrestrial sightings in the UK for the past two decades and his books on UFOs ...

5 November 2021

Covid side effect caused woman to strip naked

A woman stripped naked as a result of a bizarre coronavirus side effect. The unnamed female, who is in her 30s, spent several days acting in a strange manner due to ...

4 November 2021

Police called out to house after owner finds blood under the carpet

Police were called out to a house after the owner found worrying blood stains under her carpet. The woman had recently purchased the 110-year-old property in Salt Lake City and began ...

4 November 2021

England's largest-haul of gold Anglo-Saxon coins found

England's largest-ever hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold coins has been discovered by metal detectorists. Treasure hunters found 131 coins - mostly Frankish tremisses - and a number of other gold objects in ...

4 November 2021

Women dump men because of bad sex

Women dump men because they are rubbish at sex. A new study has found that poor performance in the bedroom is the main reason a woman will ditch a man and ...

4 November 2021

Police on the hunt for escaped wild cat

Police have been on the hunt for an escaped African Lynx that was prowling the woods in a British village. Officers in Derbyshire received reports that a pointy-eared creature with dark ...

3 November 2021

Motorists baffled by speed marking errors

Motorists have been left puzzled by road markings showing different speed limits on opposite sides of the same street. On the left-hand side of Ombersley Road in Worcester drivers are told ...

3 November 2021

Drinking a small amount of alcohol unlikely to boost health

Drinking one glass of wine per night is unlikely to stave off an early death. Previous studies have suggested that light alcohol consumption is actually beneficial for a person's health but ...

3 November 2021

Woman hospitalised three times after spider bite

A woman was hospitalised three times after she was bitten by a spider while sitting on the toilet. Jo Kenyon was bitten by the insect - which is believed to have ...

3 November 2021

Astronauts have leaky toilet problem

Astronauts heading home from the International Space Station will have to cross their legs due to a leaky toilet. Four crew members who are due to return to Earth this month ...

2 November 2021

Seals mimic human speech by changing tone of voice

Seals can mimic human speech as they are one of the few mammals able to change the tone of their voices. The animals alter the pitch of their calls depending on ...

2 November 2021

Bat swoops to claim bird of the year title

A bat has been named as New Zealand's bird of the year in a controversial decision. The long-tailed mammal has clinched the title in an online poll after contest organisers included ...

2 November 2021

Couple 'gobsmacked' by police visit for Halloween display

A couple were left "gobsmacked" after police visited their house following a complaint about Halloween decorations. Jo Flower said officers asked her and husband Rob to "tone down" their spooky display ...

2 November 2021

Wearing high heels boosts women's sex lives

Women who frequently wear heels at least two inches high are more likely to be happy with their sex lives. Chinese researchers have suggested that those with higher heels are happier ...

1 November 2021

Homes on roads called Elm Street sell for less than average

Homes on roads called Elm Street sell for 42 per cent less than average. New research has revealed that properties sell for far less due to the ongoing popularity of the ...

1 November 2021

Women with stressful lives more likely to suffer from heart disease

Women with stressful lives are more likely to suffer from heart disease. A study of over 80,000 postmenopausal women, conducted between 1991 and 2015, has concluded that those who have hectic ...