It was an impressive disguise: the snow-white beard, the oversized glasses, the wheelchair.
One of two police officers shot at Kasoa while manning a barrier has been laid to rest.
Orthodox priests in Russia’s Tver Oblast region literally reached new heights in their quest to save their congregations from addictive sins like drinking and fornicating.
A Kenyan MP has demanded that a law be passed to help flight crews deal with passengers battling flatulence on board.
A single mother in China was recently arrested after a police investigation revealed that she had sold her twin newborns for 65,000 yuan ($9,100) to settle her mounting debts and buy herself a new phone.
In a story that seems taken out of a Hollywood movie, an American family stranded at the top of a hidden waterfall in California, with no way to safely descend, managed to call for help by throwing a message in a bottle down into the waterfall.
A Canadian man may be the ultimate copycat criminal after police say he broke into a building and photocopied his face — and then left a senseless selfie behind.
Not everyone chooses to use their superpowers for good; case in point, this Japanese store clerk who used his amazing photographic memory to memorise the credit card info of over a thousand clients in mere seconds of interacting with them.
For the last three years, a man in India’s Madhya Pradesh state has been living a real-life daily nightmare inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Birds’.
Mangayamma, a 74-year-old woman in India’s Anthar Pradesh state, recently became the oldest woman in history to give birth, after successfully delivering twin baby girls following an IVF procedure.
Cilla Carden, a vegan woman from Perth, in Australia, took her neighbours to court for “deliberately” allowing the smell of barbecued meat and fish to cross onto her property.
A Montana hotel dealt with an audacious guest over the weekend that simply refused to check out.
A 14-year-old has been charged with five counts of murder after confessing to shooting his family members in their Elkmont, Alabama, home, police said Tuesday.
It was a sheep shot when a ram rammed a BBC camera operator right in the groin.
A Mexican teacher has come under fire for making high-school students wear cardboard boxes on their heads to block their peripheral vision and prevent them from copying on an exam.
Instagram models are a dime a dozen these days, but few have the visually striking appearance of Maria Oz, a young Ukrainian visual artist and model with unusually large eyes.
A duck is walking more comfortably after a Tennessee veterinarian created a pair of custom orthopedic shoes from kitchen mats.
Nadia Matievskaia, a self-taught artist from Belarus, has been making news headlines for her unusual “brush”. The young artist uses her breasts to paint, but you couldn’t tell by the details displayed in her artworks.
NASA is said to be investigating a claim that one of its astronauts accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse while onboard the International Space Station, in what may be the first crime committed in space.
A zoo in southeastern France recently condemned the “stupidity” of some of its visitors after shocking photos of a 35-year-old female rhino.
A Tennessee black woman recently filed a discrimination complaint against a Catholic priest and his parish after being denied work because of the color of her skin.
It sounds like the sarcastic name of a product you’d expect to hear in a satirical sitcom like The Simpsons, but Poop Like a Champion is an actual cereal that can allegedly get your bowels moving like nothing else.
Decades before gay marriage became legal anywhere in the US, same-sex couples were committing themselves to each other in front of friends and loved ones.
A 29-year-old woman in Kazakhstan stunned doctors after she gave birth to her twin babies no less than 11 weeks apart, an extremely rare abnormality with one in 50 million odds of occurring.
A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities.
A man wearing a mask shaped like an old TV set spent a night leaving old TV sets on the porches of over 50 homes in Virginia this past weekend, and no one has any idea why.
A waiter near Paris has been shot dead by a customer who was reportedly angry because his sandwich was not prepared quickly enough.
A woman whose class ring was lost in a Nebraska high school bathroom 40 years ago was reunited with the item thanks to a radio show and a classmate.
Since the beginning of the year, a mystery donor in the German city of Braunschweig has given away several ‘miracle bags’ containing over 200,000 euros in cash to various charities.
A sales company in Guizhou, China, has come under fire for forcing employees to eat live mudfish and drink chicken blood for failing to meet their set goals.
Last year, in a similar experiment done with photos of members of Congress, the software erroneously matched 28 federal legislators with mug shots.
Bugs have a lot of potential -- as a food source.
A 54-year old mother of four, Fimey Dzatugbi is said to have died after she fell unconscious in a queue for the Ghana Card registration at Ave-Hevi in the Akatsi North District of the Volta Region.
An anonymous millionaire has expressed his desire to hire someone to try and seduce his future wife-to-be, in an effort to find out if she truly loves him.
An Indian man apparently angered at getting a BMW for his birthday - instead of a Jaguar - pushed the new vehicle into a river.
An Alaska man found a message in a bottle that had been tossed into the water by a sailor on a Russian fishing boat 50 years earlier.
A heated debate about market stalls was disrupted by a foul smell and furious finger-pointing at a Kenyan regional assembly on Wednesday, local reports say.
Police in Florida delivered dinner and a valuable lesson to a 5-year-old boy who called 911 in an attempt to order a pizza.
A Michigan man was recently given a surprisingly light prison sentence after being found guilty of repeatedly spiking his wife’s coffee with high doses of sleeping pills.
American basketball player Donell “D.J.” Cooper has been banned from the sport for two years after a urine test found him to be pregnant.
A convicted drug trafficker serving a 73-year prison sentence at Rio de Janeiro’s most notorious prison embarrassed himself trying to break out by wearing a cheap silicone mask and mask wig and trying to pass himself as his 19-year-old daughter.
Politicians always make promises they can’t keep during electoral campaigns, but voters hardly ever hold them responsible for lying.
A series of seemingly normal photographs have gone viral over the internet, but is there more than meets the eye?
An Internet provider is offering a one-weekend "dream job" to someone willing to take a weekend vacation free from phones and computers.
A college student in India captured video of a stray cow wandering through a classroom in the middle of a session.
Multiple law enforcement agencies were summoned in a Spanish town when a bull with its horns set aflame broke loose and fell into a ravine.
An Indian man who was bitten by a snake got his revenge on the reptile by biting it back and killing it, the man's father said on Monday.
Miejsce Odrzańskie, a small village in southern Poland, near the border with the Czech Republic, is offering to reward the first local family to give birth to a son.
A massage therapist in Florida, USA has spent $20,000 on surgery to get a third breast and fulfill an outlandish dream to become a celebrity.
Stealing elaborate beer glasses has become an increasingly popular trend among patrons of Belgian beer bars, so much so that in recent years owners of such establishments have started implementing all sorts of safety measures.
An Indonesia man is on a quest to walk 500 miles across the country while facing backward to raise awareness of forest preservation.