A Pennsylvania police department is seeking volunteers willing to "drink hard liquor to the point of inebriation" for a training exercise.
A Chinese polygamist who was secretly married to three women managed to keep them from finding out about each other despite arranging for them to live within a one-kilometre radius, for his own convenience.
A frog believed to be the last of his kind in the world has been granted a reprieve from solitude.
A naked couple were caught having sex on a rooftop - before the brazen man took a bow for the camera.
A woman has been diagnosed with a bizarre medical condition which she claims leaves her deaf to the voices of men.
A drunk man raped his own daughter on his wedding night ‘because he thought she was his wife’.
Cats from the Selkirk Rex breed are known to be friendly, playful and even cuddly, but you really couldn’t tell by looking at Pompous Albert.
A California family recently notified police about a strange man who had expressed his love for their high-tech doorbell in an explicit manner, after security camera footage showed him licking the doorbell button for no logical reason.
“She was not in a position to give consent,” Thompson said of the mother, calling her a “helpless victim who was sexually assaulted.”
A newsreader has been roundly mocked by the internet after people made out a rude symbol on her jacket – and now we can’t unsee it.
Xiao Wang was only 17 years old when he decided to sell one of his kidneys in order to buy the iPhone 4 he couldn’t otherwise afford.
A man who wanted to break up with his girlfriend ended up accidentally proposing to her with the ring he had intended to give to a work colleague he had been secretly seeing.
If you mess up in your marriage, trying to earn back your partner’s trust with an apologetic chest tattoos full of typos is probably not the best idea.
A Peruvian football fan recently showed his love for his favorite club by getting their jersey tattooed straight on his body.
Luca Luce is a talented makeup artist who uses his expert skills to turn his own head into mind-boggling 3D optical illusions.
A restaurant in the Italian town of Castelfranco Veneto has come up with an ingenious way to get a leg up on the competition – treating guests to a unique dish called “fried air”.
Sam Morrison likes to create thought-provoking art.
Your next selfie could be your most painful one, a California doctor has warned.
Train passengers have been asked to behave responsibly after a bra was flushed down a toilet, causing a blockage.
If you're looking to get yourself a husband, one woman might have the perfect solution for you.
Adrien Locatelli, a young bio-hacker from the French city of Grenoble, has been called an “idiot” for undergoing a bizarre DIY experiment in which he injected himself with a DNA pattern made from translated passages from the Bible and the Koran.
A middle-aged Indian woman attacked her alleged stalker and cut off his genitals before rushing him to hospital to save his life, police said on Thursday.
A winery in Spain’s Galicia region recently unveiled a revolutionary wine-flavoured water that allows consumers to enjoy the taste of red or white wine without worrying about getting drunk or putting on weight.
S Legend, a red and white Koi Carp bred in Japan became the most expensive live fish ever sold, after fetching a mind-blowing price of 203 million yen ($1.8 million), more than $1.3 million more than the previous record.
This unnamed driver took some inspiration from Mr Bean and fitted bolts and padlocks to the outside instead of getting it fixed.
Doctors at Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin have been stunned by the unexpected recovery of an 11-year-old girl whose inoperable brain tumour miraculously disappeared.
Paying $645 for a pair of pants that wasn’t created by a well-known fashion brand might seem ludicrous, but what if that said pair of pants would last you forever?
When you've got thousands of followers on Instagram, brands will line up to get your attention.
A burglar has admitted breaking into a funeral home and having sex with a corpse.
Next time your cat hops into an old box, be very careful – they could end up being sent half way across the country.
Abdussalam Firdaus Abdul Aziz, a 22-year-old man from Malaysia, recently became an overnight internet sensation thanks to his feminine features that apparently make it hard for people to tell whether he’s male or female.
Enhanced water company Vitaminwater recently launched a contest challenging entrants to give up their smartphones and tablets for a whole year.
Santa goes from festive favourite to foul-mouthed yob as he apparently tries to evacuate a building after smoke alarms go off. A Santa Claus has been criticised by parents after he allegedly swore at children.
A man has been hospitalised with a severe fungal infection in his lungs - believed to be caused by sniffing his socks at the end of each day.
A Chinese man has been making national headlines after it was revealed that he has been waiting in a bookstore in Beijing for over 50 days hoping to meet a girl he has “fallen in love with” after making eye-contact for 10 seconds.
Yesterday, during the opening of Russia’s annual “PROJECT” scientific forum in the city of Yaroslavl, the audience got to see Boris, a highly-advanced robot that major news channel Russia24 called “the country’s most modern robot”. Only Boris wasn’t really all that advanced, or even a robot, for that matter.
33-year-old Alena Kravchenko, a real-life Rapunzel from Ukraine, had her last haircut at age five, 28 years ago. Today, Alena’s hair is around two meters long and the young Ukrainian claims that she sometimes trips on it.
A Vietnamese businessman has been attracting a lot of attention on Asian social media sites for his obsession with gold. 36-year-old Tran Ngoc Phuc wears a total of 13kg of gold wherever he goes and is always accompanied by at least 5 bodyguards who make sure that no one tries to steal it.
Every day, hundreds of tourists and devotees visit a shrine in Shivapur, a small village about 180 km east of Mumbai, in India, to witness a controversial “miracle” known as the Levitating Stone of Shivapur.
Police in the Taiwanese city of Taipei were accused of wasting taxpayers’ money on solving stupid cases, after local media revealed that they recently conducted DNA tests worth hundreds of dollars to find out who drank a student’s $2 yogurt bottle.
A police officer in northern India was killed trying to calm a mob angered by reports that cows, regarded by Hindus as holy, had been slaughtered in the area.
Some residents of Kumasi look forward to a bigger fortune in the National Weekly Lotto with ‘locked up’ numbers linked with former President Mahama.
A 15-year-old Japanese boy has been getting a lot of attention in his country and in neighbouring South Korea for his unusually feminine looks and voice.
You may think phrases like “bringing home the bacon” and “putting all your eggs in one basket” are harmless quirks of the English language, but they could be offending vegans and vegetarians, with one academic claiming they might end up being avoided altogether as a result.
An Ohio pumpkin artist turned some autumn art festive when she transformed a giant Kanye West pumpkin into a Christmas decoration.
A university student who recently had his laptop stolen allegedly received an apology email from the thief, in which the person tried to justify the crime by claiming that they were really poor.
Russian media recently reported the comical case of a burglar who last week broke into an office building in the city of Orenburg and then fell asleep in an office chair.
An amateur football club in Ireland has recently come under fire for faking the death of one of its players in order to have a match postponed.
Government Railway Police (GRP) men on Tuesday arrested a suspected corpse smuggler and recovered from him 50 human skeletons at Chapra railway station in India’s Bihar Saran district.
Over in Australia lives a very large cow.
Authorities in the Indian state of Goa are encouraging farmers to adopt “cosmic farming” by chanting Vedic mantras to their fields for 20 days in order o improve the quality and quantity of their crops without the help of chemical fertilizers.
A village in Thailand filled picnic tables with snacks and sweets for the wild monkeys as part of what's become an annual "birthday party" for the creatures.