More than $100,000 in cash was found inside a television that was being processed at an Ontario, Canada recycling plant.
It’s hard to imagine why anyone would voluntarily infect themselves with one of the deadliest viruses in human existence, but for “Los Frikis” – a Cuban punk community living under the regime of Fidel Castro during the 80s and 90s – injecting themselves with HIV-infected syringes was the easiest way to escape persecution and police harassment.
Two years ago, a man who worked at the Royal Canadian Mint smuggled $127,116 of stolen gold in his butt.
Britain’s youngest Euromillions winner has revealed she is planning to sue Lotto claiming landing the jackpot ‘ruined her life’.
A tour guide at a Tanzanian game park has been arrested after falsely translating a tourist's comments about the country and its people.
Dalya Saeed, 35, is accused of stabbing Bilal Miah, 31, with a carving knife and trying to pull out his intestines.
Most dating services match their users by the things they like, but a new dating app called Hater completely turns this idea on its head, using common disinterests to help people find love.
A young woman from Moscow, Russia, has come up with an innovative way to supplement her income – charging single men a hefty fee for laying in their bed for an hour to warm it and fill it with her positive energy, thus guaranteeing a good night’s sleep.
London-based company Naturist Cleaners, “one of UK’s leading naturist and nude cleaning service providers”, is currently looking for women willing to clean private houses wearing just slippers and cleaning gloves.
A woman phoned police to complain about her dealer’s ‘outrageous’ price hike of weed.
In an effort to ease the intense pressure that its students face in China’s notoriously rigid exam-based education system, a school in Nanjing has created a “grade bank” that lets students “borrow” grades so that they can pass exams, and then repay them in subsequent tests.
Have you ever been in an office when pizza arrives? The speed at which colleagues zoom into the kitchen once the invite to take a slice hits their inboxes is phenomenal.
A Slovenian designer frustrated with constantly having to re-tuck his shirt into his pants has created a garter-belt-like shirt holder for men that keeps the wearer’s shirt tucked in at all times.
A German company recently sparked controversy after launching a line of women’s underwear that it claims can protect the wearer against sexual assault.
We’ve seen fire used as a way to cut hair before, but one hairstylist in Pakistan is literally setting his clients heads on fire just to make their hear easier to comb.
Prophet Bongani Maseko of the Breath of Christ Ministries, in Daveyton, South Africa, has come under fire recently for asking congregates to drink motor oil if they want to be “saved, healed and delivered.”
A teenage girl has been charged after allegedly holding down a 19-year-old man at knifepoint and raping him.
In an unexpected addition to his legacy, the billionaire soon-to-be president has given his name to a moth.
Being young is great so great, in fact, that injecting their blood into the elderly might help fight aging.
A sex-mad tortoise has developed arthritis after, erm, making ‘the tortoise with two backs’ too often.
Footage shows the swan sauntering with the train just a metre behind, following the bird extremely slowly as it pulled into Kingston Upon Thames station.
German trauma surgeons advised the public on Wednesday to walk like penguins to avoid slipping on pavements with freezing temperatures forecast nationwide over the next few days.
In a bid to make Russian tax collectors more interested in their jobs, a local government has come up with a rather bizarre scheme – providing them with money-scented soap.
A Venezuelan woman was caught trying to get her detained boyfriend out of Puente Ayala prison by packing him in a large suitcase.
A 50-year-old woman has apparently been living in Changi Airport, Singapore, for the last eight years, despite owning her own three-room apartment, which she rents out for about $1,000 a month.
A woman stabbed her lover with a knife following a meal with friends because he ate all her chips.
If you’re looking to get a head start before a wild night out with your friends, this Shower Beer created by Swedish brewery PangPang in collaboration with creative agency Snask will probably do the trick.
Two Indian sisters recently got the shock of their lives after their 82-year-old mother showed up at their doorstep 40 years after they had laid her body to rest on the Ganges river, following a cobra bite.
A man has had scissors removed from his abdomen which were left behind during surgery 18 years ago, after reporting a stomach ache that was nearly two decades in the making.
After failing to deliver on the contract he had signed with Russian online gift store Pich Shop, a 21-year-old entrepreneur agreed to be auctioned off to the highest bidder and marry a complete stranger for at least one year, in order to avoid being sued.
A gay man who had to adopt his partner of 46 years for them to be together will now finally be allowed to marry him.
A woman says she is permanently housebound because she’s allergic to Wifi and phone signals.
Police say a woman stole baby Jesus from a Nativity scene in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and dropped the figurine off at a hospital with a note explaining that the baby had been "neglected" by his parents, "Joseph and Mary Christ."
Police in New York broke a car window to rescue a woman who turned out to be an extremely realistic mannequin.
A pensioner had to be dragged to safety inside a shop after an angry goat went on the rampage down a main street of a quiet town.
Two Kentucky men were arrested on Saturday after they accidentally called 911, tipping off authorities to their alleged plan to rob a BBQ restaurant where the local police chief happened to be dining.
A prominent Chilean business leader presented the country's economy minister with an inflatable doll on stage at an event late on Tuesday, sparking a social media storm and criticism by President Michelle Bachelet.
A company in London has advertised for an emoji translator in what is thought to be the first such job worldwide.
The female embryos, which were created when Vergara was engaged to businessman Nick Loeb, are given the names Emma and Isabella and listed as plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed in Louisiana state court on Wednesday.
A 75-year-old Tanzanian man has launched an elaborate search for a partner after his wife died.
Hundreds of photos and videos of naked women used as collateral for loans on a Chinese online lending service have leaked onto the web.
Huang Jian, a young man in Shenzhen, claims that he has so far spent around $145,000 on facial plastic surgery, in an effort to make himself look more like Jack Ma.
In an interview with BBC’s World Have Your Say, Nanyange reiterated that her skirt wasn’t even that short, even for legal professional standards.
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Romina Pitton was faced with either cancelling her big day or going ahead with it anyway as a single girl – so she chose the latter, albeit with a twist.
The road to love isn’t always smooth, as Jeff and Rebecca Payne found out this week.
A Belorussian man who had had his car scratched over 20 times in the last six months, finally managed to catch the perpetrator.
A family has been photobombed by a " ghost holding a baby" at a haunted castle.
A national TV channel has aired a tutorial for women on how they can cover up the bruises from domestic violence.
Twenty-nine-year-old Johanna Watkins suffers from an extremely rare condition which makes allergic to literally hundreds of things.
A man staged a bizarre engagement proposal after pretending he had been killed in a car accident
The prankster filmed the moment he woke his girlfriend up in bed - by throwing two snakes on top of her.