Bizarre

3 May 2024

Being active in your 50s makes up for lazy teen years

Getting active in your 50s can boost the quality of later life. Experts have discovered that it is possible for people to 'make up' for a lack of exercise during their ...
3 May 2024

Orangutan treats open wound with medicinal herb

An orangutan has been seen treating a wound with a medicinal herb. Researchers say that they have observed a male Sumatran primate treating an open facial wound with a plant that ...

2 May 2024

Astronauts told to keep fit by running on the Moon

Astronauts have been advised to go for runs on the Moon. Scientists have told those travelling into orbit to jog several times per day around a "lunar Wall of Death" to ...

2 May 2024

Anger raises heart attack risk for 40 minutes

Anger increases a person's risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke for 40 minutes. Scientists have discovered that feelings of rage can weaken the function of blood vessels and restrict ...

2 May 2024

Chatty parrots love live video calls

Pet parrots enjoy live video calls with their friends. Researchers have discovered that the chatty birds have the intellect to tell the difference between live and pre-recorded video footage after being ...
2 May 2024

Marmite addict cured by hypnosis

A man's addiction to Marmite has been cured by hypnosis. Michael Pryce-Jones used to get through a jar of the divisive substance per week as he ate a Marmite sandwich every ...

2 May 2024

Chickens 'blush' when they are agitated

Chickens go red in the face when agitated. Researchers in France have discovered that the birds 'blush' just like humans during "negative situations of high arousal". A study saw chickens either fed ...

2 May 2024

Tourist fined for getting too close to walrus in Norway

A tourist has been hit with a hefty fine after getting too close to a walrus in Norway. The man was slapped with a fine of 12,500 Norwegian Kroner (£900) after ...

2 May 2024

Major Tim Peake claims that 'millions' of aliens are present in the solar system

British astronaut Major Tim Peake says that "millions" of aliens exist. The rocketman has spent over 100 days in orbit and has no doubt that humans are accompanied in the universe ...
2 May 2024

T.Rex was not as smart as suspected

T. Rex was not as clever as previously thought. A new study has debunked a claim made by a neuroscientist last year that the king of the dinosaurs had the brainpower ...

2 May 2024

Cavemen had vegan diets

Cavemen could have been vegan. Primitive humans are often depicted as feasting on meat but new analysis shows that plant-based snacks, including acorns and nuts, made up a "significant" part of ...

2 May 2024

Aliens might have been wiped out

Aliens could already be dead. Expert Dr. Frederick Walter has proposed the theory that extraterrestrials might not have made contact with Earth because they have been wiped out. The astronomy professor thinks ...

2 May 2024

Misbehaving lab mice meddle with scientific experiments

Lab mice are purposefully making mistakes during experiments. The rodents have been used in tests for hundreds of years but a new study has shown that they are prone to deliberately ...

2 May 2024

Climbing the stairs can make you live longer

Climbing stairs can help you live longer. Scientists conducted an analysis of almost 500,000 people aged between 35 and 84 to determine whether taking the stairs can reduce the danger of ...
2 May 2024

Vaping women reduce chances of having children

Women who vape could be reducing their chances of having kids. Scientists have found that female e-cigarette users between the ages of 36 and 40 have a fifth less of the ...
2 May 2024

Women are more resistant to the cold than men

Women cope better than men in cold weather. A study suggests that female heat conservation mechanisms kick in at a lower temperature compared to males, contrary to the common thought that ...
2 May 2024

Popular teenagers struggle to sleep at night

The most popular children at school get the least amount of sleep. Researchers in Sweden asked 1,300 teenagers to report how much sleep they got per night while also nominating up ...
2 May 2024

People should be standing up for five hours per day

People need to spend five hours per day standing up for the sake of their health. Researchers in Australia have worked out the 'optimal' amount of time that humans need to ...
26 April 2024

Young people lose IQ supremacy over the elderly

Young people are losing IQ advantages over their elders. Younger individuals have always performed better at tests measuring cognitive functions since scientists started researching the field but a new study conducted ...

26 April 2024

'Spiders' have been found on Mars

Hundreds of 'spiders' have been spotted on Mars. Images from two European Space Agency (ESA) probes - the Mars Express and the Trace Gas Orbiter - show curious formations of 'araneiforms' ...
26 April 2024

Lack of Vitamin D raises cancer risk

A lack of Vitamin D increases a person's risk of cancer. Researchers have found that the nutrient - which is created when the body is in sunlight - encourages tumour-fighting bacteria ...
25 April 2024

Loch Ness Monster fanatic claims fresh sighting of the beast

A new sighting of the Loch Ness Monster could have been made. Nessie obsessive Eoin O'Faodhagain claims that he saw a creature "as big as three men" when he was watching ...

25 April 2024

TikTok star Tom Gilbey ended up 'totally exhausted' after sampling 25 wines during London Marathon

Tom Gilbey was left "totally exhausted" after sampling 25 wines whilst taking part in the London Marathon. The 52-year-old had taken part in the nation's third-largest road race on Sunday ...

25 April 2024

Facial expressions are important during romps

Facial expressions are effective when making love. Research has discovered that a majority of people believe that facial expressions and body language are the best way to enhance intimate experiences. A team ...