Bizarre

13 August 2020

Teenager forced to deny pregnancy after bag confusion

A student has been forced to deny that she's pregnant after people mistook a photo of her bag for a baby scan. Siobhan Mulvey uploaded a snap to Twitter of her ...

13 August 2020

Emu caught after running loose in New Jersey

An emu has been caught after it ran loose in New Jersey. Animal control officers were called out to capture the flightless bird, which was spotted running amok in the city ...

12 August 2020

New roundabout forced to close after crash

A new roundabout has been forced to close due to a crash before the opening ceremony. Britain's first Dutch-style roundabout in Cambridge had to shut for three nights, although the local ...

12 August 2020

Monkey escapes from enclosure at Irish zoo

A monkey escaped from its enclosure in an Irish zoo. The animal made a bid for freedom at the Fota Wildlife Park in Cork with visitors explaining how the zoo was ...

12 August 2020

World's last Blockbuster store listed on Airbnb

The world's last Blockbuster store has been listed on Airbnb for 1990s-themed film sleepover parties. Sandi Harding, who owns the store in Oregon, listed the shop on the site for up ...

12 August 2020

Man buys winning lottery ticket while waiting for his mother

A man purchased a lottery-winning ticket as he waited for his mother to finish her shopping. Herbert Scruggs revealed that he was waiting for his mother to purchase her groceries when ...

11 August 2020

Indian restaurant offers 'Covid curry' to customers

An Indian restaurant is offering a 'COVID curry' to customers. The dish features a paratha in the shape of a mask and a Kofta in the shape of a pointed crown ...

11 August 2020

103-year-old woman gets first tattoo

A woman marked her 103rd birthday by getting her first tattoo. Dorothy Pollack had a small frog inked on her arm as she ''likes'' the amphibian animals. She told CNN: ''It was ...

11 August 2020

Woman discovers snake in washing machine

A woman screamed in horror after finding a snake in her washing machine. Emily Visnic was doing laundry in her Florida apartment when she made the shocking discovery and has no ...

11 August 2020

Vicar uses chopsticks to hand out bread for Holy Communion

A vicar is using chopsticks to give bread to churchgoers during Holy Communion. Reverend Ellen Harrop was inspired by her Chinese heritage to adopt the unique approach to the process, which ...

10 August 2020

'Skinny' house baffles social media

A 'skinny' house up for sale in the US has baffled social media users. The Illinois property, which got its nickname from a TikTok user, has puzzles users on the social ...

10 August 2020

Gandhi's glasses up for auction after letterbox discovery

A pair of Gandhi's glasses are going up for auction after being discovered in auctioneer's letterbox. Staff at East Bristol Auctions describe how a man popped the ''iconic'' spectacles belonging to ...

10 August 2020

Brewery apologises for naming drink after pubic hair

A Canadian brewery has apologised after mistakenly naming a beer after a Maori word for pubic hair. Hell's Basement Brewery in Alberta released the Huruhuru pale ale two years ago, believing ...

10 August 2020

Metal detectorist finds Bronze Age artefacts

A metal detectorist has discovered Bronze Age artefacts. Mariusz Stepien was left ''shaking with happiness'' after finding the haul - which included a complete horse harness and sword in the Scottish ...

7 August 2020

Motorway built around woman's house

A motorway bridge has been built around a house in China after the owner refused to move. The building, located in the city of Guangzhou, is known as a 'nail house' ...

7 August 2020

Nando's customer finds deep-fried moth in meal

Nando's has apologised after a customer found a deep-fried moth in a meal. The unnamed man had ordered lunch at a branch in Leeds when he discovered the moth at the ...

7 August 2020

Man claims mysterious seeds have helped his plants grow

An American man has planted mysterious seeds from China. It was reported recently that a growing number of people in the United States were being sent package of the unidentified seeds ...

7 August 2020

Teenager blames gran for car crash

A 13-year-old boy who crashed into five people whilst driving has blamed his grandmother for the incident. Joseph Hollomon was sitting on his grandmother's lap as she was giving him driving ...

6 August 2020

Man wins jackpot with 25 identical lottery tickets

A US man's gamble to buy 25 identical lottery tickets paid off when his numbers came up. Raymond Harrington purchased the $1 tickets at a store in Virginia and ended up ...

6 August 2020

Service station staff threatened with toilet brush

Staff at a service station were threatened with a toilet brush after a ''slight misunderstanding''. Police inspector Darren Taylor explained that his team were called after a male was reported waving ...

6 August 2020

Woman claims to have found face mask in McDonald's nugget

A woman claims to have found a face mask in a McDonald's chicken nugget. Laura Arber had purchased a Happy Meal for her six-year-old daughter Maddie, who nearly choked on the ...

6 August 2020

Tourist damages 200-year-old sculpture during photo

A tourist damaged a 216-year-old sculpture after posing for a photo. The Austrian man was visiting an art museum in Italy and posed for a snap sitting on the plaster sculpture ...

4 August 2020

Metal detectorist discovers £100k silver coin haul

A man has found ''the biggest hoard of his life'' after discovering more than 1,000 silver coins behind a pub. Luke Mahoney has spent a decade trying to find treasure with ...

4 August 2020

Underwater museum allows visitors to swim among shipwrecks

An underwater museum that allows visitors to swim among shipwrecks has opened in Greece. Divers will be able to see a range of artefacts, including a shipwreck dating back to the ...