Bizarre

2 January 2013

Man Missing in 1993 Turns Up in Homeless Shelter

A man who went missing in 1993 has been discovered in a homeless shelter in Prague. Igor Faber disappeared after going on a hike near his home in Slovakia nearly ...

2 January 2013

Elephant Beauty Contest in Nepal

An elephant beauty contest has been held in Nepal. A total of 90 of the huge beasts took part in the spectacle at Chitwan National Park, which saw the mammals ...

2 January 2013

Cat Café Campaign Aiming to Raise 108K

A campaign is aiming to raise £108,000 to open a ''cat café'' in London this year. Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium has set up an online IndieGoGo crowdfunding initiative in an ...

2 January 2013

Student Can't Collect Degree Due to Ceilings Fear

A British student is so scared of high ceilings she couldn't collect her degree. Katie Smith is so ''terrified'' of big roofs she would much rather hold a scary spider ...

28 December 2012

Pensioner Using Grenade As Ornament

A pensioner has been using a potentially ''deadly'' hand grenade as an ornament. Firefighters had to evacuate an elderly woman's abode in Scotland after discovering the device - which was ...

28 December 2012

Garden Gnomes Act As Security Cameras

Garden gnomes which also act as security cameras have become a hit on a price comparison site. The hi-tech Festive Garden Guardian ornaments - which contain cameras and motion sensors ...

28 December 2012

Driver Is Internet Sensation After Trolley Bay Parking

A driver has become an internet sensation after he parked his car in a trolley bay. A picture of the motorist's vehicle parked at an Asda supermarket in Nuneaton, West ...

28 December 2012

Gorilla Celebrates 56Th Birthday

The first gorilla born at a zoo has celebrated her 56th birthday. Colo, who was born in 1956, resides in Columbus Zoo, Ohio, was treated to a cake made by ...

27 December 2012

Old Sea Fort Turned Into 3M Hotel

A sea fort has been transformed into a luxury retreat following a £3 million refurbishment. Spitbank Fort - which is situated in the middle of the Solent - has become ...

27 December 2012

Farmer Criticised for Keeping Mum, 100, in Pigsty

A Chinese farmer has faced a barrage of criticism after it emerged he keeps his 100-year-old mother in a pigsty. Chen Shoutian has come under fire from residents in the ...

27 December 2012

Brussels Sprouts to Be Flatulence-Free?

Brussels sprouts could become flatulence free thanks to new technology. Producing wind courtesy of the leafy green vegetables might become a thing of the past as it has emerged scientists ...

27 December 2012

December Is Most Popular Month to Conceive

December is the most popular month to conceive, it has emerged. According to new research - which has used around 130 million historic birth records from the 1800s - the ...

24 December 2012

Judge Blocks Woman Marrying Her Sister's Killer

A judge in Argentina has prohibited a woman from marrying the killer of her twin sister. Victor Cingolani was all set to tie the knot to fiancée Edith Casas - ...

24 December 2012

Christmas Sandwich Contains Kilo of Turkey

A festive sandwich containing a kilo of turkey has been created. The Christmas calorific treat contains a host of traditional festive fillings including a small bag of potatoes, a bag ...

24 December 2012

Turkeys Saved From Early Christmas Roasting

Around 250 turkeys in Britain have been saved from a premature Christmas roasting. The festive birds had to be moved from a turkey shed in Hampshire after a fire broke ...

24 December 2012

George Clooney Most Wanted Companion in Apocalypse

George Clooney and Jennifer Aniston are people's favoured companions to spend an apocalypse with. The 'Descendants' actor and the 'Friends' star topped respective male and female polls conducted by movie-streaming ...
21 December 2012

Man in Hospital After Eating Too Many Sprouts

A British man has been rushed to hospital after eating too many Brussels sprouts. Doctors discovered the guy - who was taking anticoagulants after suffering heart failure last year - ...

21 December 2012

Santa Fired for Telling Kids He's Not Real

A Santa Claus has been fired after allegedly telling kids about the recent US school massacre. The impersonator - who also told children he was not the real Father Christmas - ...

21 December 2012

Man Found Dead Standing Up in Kitchen

A British man was found dead standing up in his kitchen. A friend of Andrew Evans called out to the 35-year-old man when he saw him in his kitchen with his ...

21 December 2012

Artist Draws Homeless Man With Dots to Help His Plight

An artist has created a drawing of a homeless man who has lost his identity in an attempt to raise awareness to his plight. Miguel Endara - who is known ...

20 December 2012

Manchester United Install Tanning Booth

A British soccer club has a tanning booth installed because their players don't get enough sun. Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson ordered a Vitamin D machine for the players at ...
20 December 2012

Boy, 5, Eats Rocks And Curtains

A five-year-old boy consumes everything from rocks to curtains and paper. Zach Tahir has a rare eating disorder which leaves him craving food by texture rather than taste, and it means ...

20 December 2012

Man Lives in Tree for Nine Years

An Indian man has been living in a tree for nine years after his wife had an affair and refused to apologise to him. The 25-year-old man - who is known ...

20 December 2012

Family Spends Two Months Building Festive Lego Model

A family has spent two months using 150,000 LEGO bricks to make a huge model. Michael Addis, 54, and Catherine Weightman, 49, spent more than 70 hours creating a festive ...