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.
Mohammed Ssemanda, a 50-year-old Muslim man from Uganda, made news headlines all over Africa last month, when he married three women in a single ceremony, because he couldn’t afford to marry them separately.
A man rammed an armored personnel carrier into a shop window before climbing through the rubble to steal a bottle of wine in a town in northern Russia on Wednesday morning, according to local media and video posted on social media.
A man in Spain who was declared dead by three doctors was actually still alive, which doctors discovered only when he began snoring on the autopsy table, according to news reports.
A stolen bottle of vodka thought to be the world's most expensive at $1.3m (£960,000) has been found empty on a construction site, Danish police say.
On Jan. 6th, Turkish academic Dr. Yavuz Örnek, a lecturer at the Marine Sciences facility at Istanbul University, went on a TV programme at Turkey’s public broadcaster TRT 1 to make some pretty wild claims about the biblical story of Noah and the flood.
That’s one hot cross bunny.
A deep-fried fish was caught on camera twitching on a dinner table in China.
A plane travelling from Chicago to Hong Kong was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Alaska after an incident involving faeces.
A Taiwanese dentist was recently ordered to pay $1 million to his mother in order to honor a contract that he had signed growing up, in which he agrees to pay 60 percent of his net profits until he can cover the cost of his upbringing and education.
Thailand’s fascination with skin whitening treatments is well known, but while most people opt to have the most visible parts of their bodies whitened, an increasing number of men are undergoing special laser procedures on the dark parts of their groin region.
An airline passenger is facing a possible fine after he was filmed climbing from an emergency exit to the wing of the aircraft after a delay in Spain.
It’s a moment of barely imaginable horror: a man picked up a tube of eyedrops and squeezed fluid into his eye – but it was actually superglue.
An 89-year-old California woman said she is struggling to prove to the government that she is alive after being mistakenly declared dead.
A prostitute at a notorious red light district in England was back at work just 30 minutes after giving birth.
A Thai family received the shock of their lives this month when the man they had cremated 7 months before casually waked through the front door as if nothing had happened.
“MDZhB” has been broadcasting since 1982. No one knows why.
Most people commute by bus, train or car – but Benjamin David gets to work by plunging into Munich’s Isar River.
An electricity bill for more than $284bn (£212bn) left a woman in the US state of Pennsylvania stunned... until she found out the amount was wrong.
A Colorado man said his Christmas Vacation-inspired holiday decoration -- a dummy hanging from his roof -- led concerned onlookers to call 911.
A resourceful pickpocket managed to steal 53 smartphones at a concert in Birmingham, England, by using a very unusual accessory – a women’s swimming suit.
Plans for a “weed Christmas” went awry on Tuesday after authorities in Nebraska found an elderly couple with 60 pounds of marijuana in their truck as they drove across country, NPR reported.
A man who is believed to have the world’s largest penis has been registered as disabled because he can’t wear uniforms or kneel.
With prices starting at 25,000 euros per bottle, AurumRed Gold is considered the world’s most expensive wine.
India is undoubtedly one of the most interesting countries in the world. It strikes us with its contrasts, impresses us with its traditions and culture, and stays a secret for most foreigners.
Nayzia’ Thomas’ Twitter was still blowing up with interview requests and well wishes on Wednesday, because this young woman knows how to multitask.
A Mexican journalist has been shot dead while attending a Christmas celebration at his son's primary school.
Officials in Rome declared the Italian city's $59,000 Christmas tree dead amid jokes online about its shabby appearance.
A 5-year-old Mississippi boy called police to prevent the Grinch from stealing Christmas -- and police made an arrest.
A nine-year-old boy playing hide and seek at his grandfather's home had to be rescued by firefighters after he hid in a safe.
A Tennessee church's preschool nativity play went spectacularly awry when a 2-year-old "sheep" kidnapped the baby Jesus from the manger.
Just when you found the perfect ugly Christmas sweater, here comes word of an even tackier holiday trend: Christmas eyebrows.
At the recently inaugurated O’naturel restaurant in Paris, France, diners leave more than their coats at the door.
A daredevil performer broke a slacklining world record by walking across a rope suspended from Trocadero Square in Paris to the Eiffel Tower.
YouTube has become the new breeding ground for celebrities. We’ve got fitness gurus, product pushers, comedians, gossip peddlers, gamers, you name it.
The incident was captured on a camera that Wu had carefully placed on another part of the building to record himself.
If you still have any doubts that mobile devices have taken over our lives, this should make you a firm believer: smartphones and QR codes have become tools of the trade for Chinese beggars.
Del Viscio said: "As he came to me I bit him. I just remember a noise and blood pouring into my mouth."
Ukrainian strongman proves that horses can sometimes ride us too.
An internet "prankster" had to be freed by firefighters after cementing his head inside a microwave oven.
An Indian driver has received the Manush Sanman award for not honking once in the past 18 years.
Five people have died in Guatemala after they were electrocuted while decorating a Christmas tree in a public park.
A video has been posted online that is said to be ‘baffling’ the internet thanks to a ‘mind-bending’ optical illusion captured on camera. It emerged after a man attempted to capture a terrifying storm that turned the sky above Mackay, a city in Queensland, Australia, black.
Lots of people have lots to say about this product, some declaring that it resembles a giant sock.
A 22-year-old woman from Hong Kong has undergone over 30 plastic surgery procedures in a bid to impress her boyfriend.
Yorkshire currently holds the title for the longest rainbow on record, lasting an impressive six hours. But there’s a new rainbow on the scene – and it could smash that figure into a pot of gold if confirmed by the Guinness World Record authorities.
Police in India say they have arrested a man whose smelly socks caused a dispute between him and fellow passengers on a bus.
Roper the raccoon loves getting pet & her back scratched. Check out what she does the second her owner stops petting her. Hilarious!
After complaining about severe abdominal pain and constant vomiting, an Indian woman had an enormous ball of hair removed from her gut.
Austrian designer Klemens Schillinger has created a therapeutic replacement for smartphones called Substitute Phones.