Bizarre

19 July 2021

Horticulturalists warn of lonely plants

Horticulturalists have warned that houseplants will get lonely as people return to the office with coronavirus restrictions easing. Plants are said to grow better when humans talk to them as they ...

19 July 2021

Athletes dispel Tokyo 2020 antisex bed rumours

Athletes competing at the Tokyo Olympics have been debunking suggestions that cardboard beds at the Olympic Village are designed to prevent competitors from having sex. It has been claimed that the ...

19 July 2021

Freezable boxers help men keep cool in the heat

A company has developed freezable boxers so men can keep cool in the heat. The underwear - which has the appropriate name Snowballs - come fitted with freezable wedges that slip ...

16 July 2021

Man walks backwards for 100 miles for charity

A man is walking backwards for 100 miles for his latest "wacky" fundraising challenge. Stuart Kettell is following the Grand Union Canal from Northampton to Central London in aid of Macmillan ...

16 July 2021

Newborn baby grows thick hair all over body

A mother has been left shocked after her newborn baby started growing thick black hair all over her body. Kei 'Yonna Gumbs's daughter Myla already had a full head of hair ...

16 July 2021

Woman terrified after finding mother and 17 baby snakes in bedroom

A woman was terrified to discover a snake and 17 babies slithering under her bed. Trish Wilcher noticed what she thought was a "piece of fuzz" moving on the floor before ...

16 July 2021

Macaroni and cheese ice cream launches

A macaroni and cheese flavoured ice cream has debuted in the US. Van Leeuwen Ice Cream have included Kraft Macaroni and Cheese into their product to create the new flavour, which ...

15 July 2021

Woman claims she was put on no-fly list for nappy disposal

A woman claims she was placed on a no-fly list for disposing of a dirty nappy on a plane. Farah Naz Khan was flying on a Mesa Airlines plane from Montana ...

15 July 2021

Fire crews rescue embarrassed raccoon

Firefighters were called out to home in Georgia after an "embarrassed" raccoon was unable to escape after finding its way inside. The City of Dalton Fire Department explained that a crew ...

15 July 2021

Man alters It's Coming Home tattoo

A man has found a clever way to change his 'It's Coming Home' tattoo after England lost the Euro 2020 final. Tattoo artist Mae Dawson revealed that one of her customers ...

15 July 2021

Mummified sheep found buried in Iran

Archaeologists have discovered the perfectly mummified remains of a sheep from over 1,600 years ago. The remains were discovered down a salt mine in Iran, with the salt acting as a ...

14 July 2021

Man discovers 160 bowling balls under the stairs

A man was renovating his home when he found 160 bowling balls under the stairs. David Olson was taking the stairs apart at his house in Michigan earlier this month when ...

14 July 2021

New York abolishes Sunday haircut law

New York has abolished a law that forbade barbers from giving haircuts on Sundays. State governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Tuesday (14.07.21) to get rid of the "archaic" law that prevented ...

14 July 2021

Majority of couples start out as friends

Two-thirds of couples start out as friends, a new study has found. Research conducted at the University of Victoria in Canada surveyed almost 1,900 students and adults and found that the ...

14 July 2021

Massive goldfishes dumped in Minnesota lake

An 18-inch long goldfish was found in a lake in Minnesota. Officials in the US state are asking residents not to dump their unwanted pet fish into lakes after a number ...

9 July 2021

Woman had 'fake mum' for 13 years

A woman hired an impostor to impersonate her mother for 13 years. Cheng Jing, 46, recruited a 'fake mum' so she didn't have to break the devastating news to her grandmother, ...

9 July 2021

Lizard trapped in toilet

A lizard has been rescued after getting its head stuck down a toilet. The four-foot creature had spent five days hiding out in the bathroom of a residential home in the ...

9 July 2021

England fans would swap sex for win

Nearly a quarter of Brits would give up sex for three months if it guaranteed an England win in the Euro 2020 final. The national side will face Italy in their ...

9 July 2021

Get paid to eat ice cream

Ice cream fans could get paid £1,000 to indulge in the sweet treat - but only if they give up sugar. To mark National Ice Cream Month this month, Wheyhey are ...

8 July 2021

Wedding guest slams bride and groom for serving too much cheese

A disgruntled wedding guest has slammed the bride and groom for serving too much cheese at their nuptials. The woman upset her boyfriend’s mother and her new husband on their wedding ...

8 July 2021

Mum puts non-alcoholic vodka in children's lunch boxes

A mum has been putting non-alcoholic vodka in her children’s lunch boxes. The woman has been slammed online for appearing to give her children zero percent vodka to take to school ...

8 July 2021

Woman captures UFO on camera

A woman has seemingly captured a UFO on camera. Shaneika Joyner and her six-year-old daughter India were stopped at traffic lights on Highway 52 in Goose Creek, South Carolina, last week ...

6 July 2021

Student photographs UFO

A UK student claims to have seen a UFO hovering over the sea. Matthew Evans was looking out of his top-floor flat in Teignmouth, Devon, last week when he noticed a ...

6 July 2021

Snake bites man on toilet

A man was bitten by a snake as he sat on the toilet. The unnamed 65 year old felt a "pinch in the area of his genitals" before noticing a five ...