After making a daring escape while being loaded on a truck headed for the slaughterhouse, a cow in Nysa, Poland, swam to an uninhabited island on a nearby lake and has been living there ever since.
A pilot made an emergency landing after a fight broke out over a passenger who allegedly refused to stop passing gas.
A woman from San Luis Potosí, Mexico came up with an ingenious way of notifying the man who allegedly got her pregnant and then cut off all contact, even blocking her on Facebook, that her pregnancy test came out positive.
Alexander Jheferson Delgado, a convicted sex offender and burglar from Peru, was captured by police a year after successfully escaping prison by drugging his identical twin brother who had come to visit him, and putting on his clothes.
Worried about your bags being stolen at security? One Chinese woman joined her handbag through an X-ray machine to prevent just that.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of Nigeria says it will get to the bottom of how a snake “spiritually” made away with 36 million naira cash ($100,000 plus).
Valentine’s Day is all about love and happiness, which makes it that much harder a holiday for people who have just been dumped by their partners. Luckily, a design studio is giving scorned lovers a chance to cope with their breakup by symbolically walk all over them.
Thomaz Vieira Gomes, also known as 2N, is considered one of the most dangerous criminals in Rio de Janeiro, but recently he actually did something decent, albeit still illegal, for once.
An Arizona woman who has woken up with different accents three times in the past seven years said doctors traced the unusual condition to a rare disease.
A man in Liuzhou, China’s Guanxi Autonomous Region, recently made national news headlines after getting his arm stuck in a squat toilet while trying to retrieve his iPhone 8
A mystery snake is said to have sneaked into the accounts office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and made away with N36 million cash.
A dairy in Maine has settled a class-action suit to pay 127 workers $5 million in owed overtime pay because of a missing Oxford comma in state law.
An Oregon resort preparing to open a new golf course said players will be offered a truly unique experience -- goats working as caddies.
An 11-year-old girl has given birth to a baby that was reportedly fathered by her older brother.
A zookeeper has died after a lion mauled him in a park in northern Nigeria.
Ten years ago, Abby, a year-old black lab, was playing with her human family outside of their Apollo, Pennsylvania home, when something caught her attention and she just wandered off.
An unusual incident at a home in Brazil was caught on camera when a wandering donkey fell through the roof of the residence.
A 12-year-old boy has been put in isolation after his school deemed that his cornrows were an ‘extreme haircut’.
In 1980, when Robert Shafran arrived for his first day of college at Sullivan County Community College in New York, he was confused and overwhelmed by people he had never met warmly greeting him with hugs and high-fives, and, strangest of all, calling him Eddy.
Arina Aliyeva, one of the finalists of the 2018 Miss Virtual Kazakhstan beauty contest, recently shocked the nation after announcing that she was actually a 22-year-old man who had signed up for the national contest to prove an important point.
Video has emerged online that appears to show a drone flying dangerously close to a commercial jetliner landing at McCarran Airport in Las Vegas.
A plane has been forced to make an emergency landing because of toilet problems – despite having 84 plumbers on board.
When Hysni Rexha from Kosovo finally made his dream happen and took four wolves from the wild to feed and raise them he had no doubts over how to name one of them. He called it Trump.
In a mix-up at the Michigan unemployment office, a dog was approved for unemployment benefits.
A Norway-to-Germany flight had to turn around for a toilet issue -- despite having 85 plumbers on board.
If you ever find yourself having to convince someone that anything is possible, just tell them about a Pigcasso, a 450 pound (204 kg) pig who, after being rescued from a South African slaughterhouse at four weeks old, went on to become an acclaimed painter.
An Australian man took advantage of flooding in his area by casting his line from a water-logged road and catching a fish.
Visitors to the Giza Pyramids in Egypt were treated to an extra spectacle -- an appearance by the world's tallest man and the world's shortest woman.
Police in Indonesia have detained 12 transgender women, cutting their long hair and saying they were "coaching" them to behave like "real men".
Authorities in Texas said a federal prison inmate was arrested on an escape charge after he was caught running back to the prison with a bag of home-cooked food.
‘I’m alright, I’m alright, I just need some advice. I’ve got a box of eggs in the fridge; one of them was cracked.’
A domesticated cow has surprised Polish naturalists by spending the winter living with a herd of wild bison in the primeval Bialowieza Forest.
Three men in Zambia have been mistakenly admitted to a cholera centre after taking herbs which reportedly boosted “sex enhancing” qualities, but whose symptoms resembled the deadly disease.
Getting a new sibling can be tough. Suddenly all that lovely attention is taken away from you because everyone is trying to satisfy a screaming bundle of vomit.
A Texas family mourned the loss of their beloved pet chicken in a fashion usually reserved for human loved ones: a paid obituary in the local paper.
50 Cent is apparently SO rich he forget he earned a cheeky £5 million million pounds. Isn’t fame weird? We may be able to find him in da club, but in fact, he can’t find his money.
Police in the Dutch city of Rotterdam is rolling out a new and highly controversial pilot program aimed at reducing crime.
From Whatsapp to WeChat or Skype, the world has plenty of choices when it comes to messaging apps that connect friends and strangers on the internet.
Indian officials suspect an icy ball which fell on a village in the northern state of Haryana is frozen human waste leaked from an aeroplane overhead.
These incredible images show a deceased Buddhist monk, apparently smiling two months after his death.
Hopes of farmers in Abodweseso and its surrounding communities in the Assin South District of the Central Region for a bumper harvest were dashed following an invasion by elephants on their farms on Saturday.
A mom has admitted to charging her daughter rent, despite the fact that her daughter is just 5 years old.
A man has been arrested for allegedly having sex with three cows. One of the cows, owned by a milkman in Vadodara, a city in northern India, was found dead the next day.
Two men, who fought over a 43-year–old woman at the premises of the Accra High Court, were on Wednesday fined Gh¢ 120 each by the Accra Circuit Court.
If you’ve ever had to chop an onion, you probably know that it’s one of the most annoying cooking experiences.
Since Britain voted to leave the European Union more than a year ago, Europeans have mockingly said that the decision will result in an isolated, lonely island nation.
A Missouri family recently got a taste of internet stardom after sharing a series of hilariously bad “professional photograph” that they had paid just under $250 for. And the funniest thing is they consider it money well spent.
A weather map posted on Facebook is arousing all sorts of cheeky comments thanks to the familiar shape of the storm center.
If you think it’s been cold in the UK recently, spare a thought for the people of the village of Oymyakon in Russia.
Monday marked the first day of fasting and praying for God’s intervention in the ongoing cholera epidemic in Zambia, and many on social media are not amused.
We all post photos of our loved ones – especially adorable children – on social media all the time without ever giving any thought to the potential legal consequences, but as this recent case in Italy proves, posting photos of other people online is not as simple as we all think it is.
A Frenchman who drank excessive amounts of alcohol and then drove 17 times round a roundabout said he had not heard the sirens when police finally brought him to a halt.