Nearly $18 million worth of cocaine was found in boxes of bananas that were donated to a prison in Texas on Friday, law enforcement officials said.
Le Nguyen Bao Trung, aka ‘Bin’, is a 5-year-old Vietnamese boy who reportedly spoke his very first words in English despite never having come into contact with the language. Today, Bin speaks and reads perfectly in English, but is only just learning Vietnamese so he can communicate with his mother.
A Houston religious group is pushing back against plans to open a realistic sex robot brothel in the city.
A man managed to get himself jailed for 16 weeks and miss the birth of his child, after lying to his pregnant girlfriend that he had been kidnapped, just so he could get drunk with his buddies.
The Central Regional Manager of waste management company, Zoomlion, Samuel Edu, is cautioning the public to stop the disposal of used sanitary pads into Zoomlion waste bins in both residential and public places.
A US restaurant is using marijuana to sedate lobsters before killing them.
Jaroslav Bobrowski, a young Ironman triathlete from Germany, was recently banned by an-all-you-can-eat sushi restaurant for eating around 100 plates of food, something the owner considered “not normal” and very bad for business.
An airline has had to send a new plane back to the paint shop after the company's name was spelled incorrectly on it.
Australia’s strawberry industry has been brought to its knees after reports of sharp needles found in store-bought strawberries have been coming in from all the six of the country’s states.
A businessman worth £34,000,000 says he cannot afford to pay his former wife more than £200,000, a court has heard.
Utility officials in New Orleans said 7,556 people were without power Monday due to a cat that wandered into a substation.
Pycnandra acuminata is a rare tree native to the shrinking rainforests of New Caledonia that has the rare ability to collect large quantities of nickel from the ground. Its blue-green sap reportedly contains up to 25% nickel.
Think you can move small objects using only the power of your brain? Can you find water using a simple divining rod, or maybe just transmit thoughts telepathically?
According to the Hebrew Bible, the events leading up to the apocalypse should play out like this: Jews would return to Israel after 2,000 years.
If your idea of the perfect day is spending it in bed asleep, you’re in luck – because you can now get paid to do just that. Nasa is looking to pay someone £12,000 to sleep for 70 days.
Jemima Oburonyi Sam was a pre-teenager during the centenary celebration of the establishment of the Methodist faith in the Gold Coast, now Ghana.
A surprised witness at a farm in Brazil captured video of an animal with an unusual feature -- a cow with three horns.
Can you imagine needing to have your appendix removed just to be able to live in your city? That’s exactly what the residents of Villa Las Estrellas, a small Chilean settlement in Antarctica, are required to do in order to live there long-term.
A man who was born without a penis says he has finally managed to have sex aged 45 after having a bionic organ implanted using his own skin.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has been honored with several statues throughout his long and successful career, but few as impressive as the one recently carved by wood sculptor James O’Neal out of a single black oak trunk.
The principal of a kindergarten in Shenzen, China, was recently axed after videos of children as young as three being welcomed back by scantly-dressed pole dancers went viral online.
Some unexpected visitors have overstayed their welcome at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport: rats.
Royal Navy sailors, reportedly from the UK's £3.1bn flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, have been arrested in Florida.
A high-school in the Chinese city of Shangqiu, Henan Province, recently attracted criticism for removing cafeteria chairs to motivate student to eat faster and dedicate more time to their studies.
A woman’s tongue suddenly grew hairy after she was involved in a car crash that crushed her legs.
A Chinese man who checked himself in the hospital because the pounding sound in his left ear wouldn’t go away, was shocked to discover that the noise was being caused by a spider spinning webs deep inside his ear canal.
A Canadian woman recently got her five minutes of online fame after revealing that she had to cancel her dream wedding just 4 days before it was scheduled to take place..
There are few occasions in life when you are the centre of attention and everybody's celebrating you. One of these occasions is, of course, your wedding day.
A burglar broke into a Virginia shoe store and took several sneakers that were all for the right foot.
A 21-year-old woman from Hong Kong who though she was undergoing a ‘mock wedding test’ to secure a job as a wedding planner ended up officially married to a total stranger from mainland China.
Fishermen in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa are using condoms for protection - but not in the way you think.
Los Angeles police said a burglary suspect was arrested after needing to be rescued from his position between a wall and a building.
A fish shop in Kuwait was recently shut down by authorities after it was revealed that the fishmonger was sticking plastic googly eyes on the fish in an attempt to make them look fresher.
Most people wouldn’t dare touch a scorpion for all the money in the world, but in one small Indian village, people actually seek out the poisonous arachnids and put them on their faces, or eve in their mouths, as part of a worshiping ritual.
In 1980, Portugal was shocked by the story of Maria Isabel Quaresma Dos Santos, a 9-year-old girl who had spent her entire childhood in a chicken coop, deprived of any human interaction and affection.
It was a case of hold the honey, double the mustard in Times Square at lunchtime on Tuesday.
As human beings, one of the things we often overlook in our daily lives is physical touch; without it, we can fall into depression and a number of other mental health problems.
A Russian nail salon has been slammed as ‘sick’ and ‘cruel’ on social media after posting photos and videos of live ants crawling inside models’ hollow acrylic nails.
A Japanese rail company has defended a safety exercise that requires employees to sit beside tracks in tunnels as bullet trains speed by at 300 kilometers (186 miles) an hour.
Kalaca Skull, a 22-year-old tattoo artist from Colombia, has been making headlines all over South America for undergoing extreme surgical procedures to make his face look like a skull.
A snake that turned up in an Arkansas second-grade classroom ended up biting the principal, a former Arkansas State Parks employee.
A non-religious man in Oakland managed to virtually eliminate neighborhood crime with nothing more than a statue of Buddha bought from a local hardware store.
A missing contacts lens isn’t something you should turn a blind eye toward.
After waiting for local authorities to fix a massive pothole for several months, residents of Poplar Plain Crescent, in Toronto, decided to make the best of it by transforming the hole into a community tomato garden.
A 3-year-old girl fired off 1,111 arrows in three and a half hours in a bid to make it into the Guinness Book of World Records.
Many smokers pick up the habit at an early age, but there are probably not many who started as early as Rapi Pamungkas.
This month, Kyle Messier, a 31-year-old bike mechanic, won the Big Red Gravel Run, a 100 kilometer bike race that takes place in Harrington, Quebec.