Many sportspeople are known for their celebrations. But no one does it quite like South African spin bowler Tabraiz Shamsi. In a recent T20 match he celebrated taking a wicket by producing a red handkerchief and turning it into a large silver rod. Shamsi who has reputation for bizarre celebrations and often takes off his
A giant kidney weighing 7.4kg / 16 pounds and measuring 45 cm long has been removed by doctors from a man suffering from kidney disease. Extreme medical surgery.
In reality, the sun is blue/green.
The sun emits more green light than any other color.
Gone are the days when bathroom toilet signs were just marked “male” and “female”, or “Ladies ” and “Gentlemen”. Now restaurants and bars are much more creative with the ways they signpost their restroom facilities. Below are The Freaky‘s top ten restroom signs.
Albion turtles are incredibly rare but they are also incredibly beautiful. This one is an albino wood turtle. Only around one in 10,000 animals are born albino, and albion turtles are even rarer with only probably one in many hundreds of thousands of eggs that are laid.
You don’t have to watch science fiction to find freaky creatures, there are plenty of them right here on planet Earth. Take this slime mold for example. Despite not having ears, eyes or even a brain this slime is capable of learning, solving puzzles and even making decisions. The slime’s technical name is Physarum polycephalum, but its
A birthday surprise went tragically wrong when Christopher Bergan, 37 flewe 45000 miles from Florida to Norway to surprise Richard Dennis on his 61st birthday. Dennis didn’t know of Bergan’s trip and when Bergan banged on Dennis’s back door late in the evening and the jumped out of the bushes to surprise him, Dennis thought he was an
Watch this bizarre video footage of a man who was left with only half a head after crashing his car. Carlos ‘Halfy’ Rodriguez from Miami, Florida lost almost half his brain and skull in a car crash after flying through his car’s windscreen and landing head-first on the road, while high on drugs. Amazingly he survived
The US Navy have investigated a bizarre incident in which a fighter jet pilot draw a huge penis in the sky with the exhaust contrails of his plane. The incident in 2017 became an interent sensation when the image was captured by amateur photograhers. Now more details have emerged about the story of the shocking
Are you a man and want to know what giving birth feels like? Well there is a Delivery Bar in China where men can experience the pain of child birth. According to Twitter, the Delivery Bar is located in a shopping mall in an unspecified Chinese city. Hooked up to sensers, users get a computer
Two gorillas at a sanctuary in Africa have learnt to imitate humans by standing on two legs. The two standing gorillas, who were photographed posing for a selfie, live at a gorilla orphanage in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo. The two gorillas were brought to the Senkwekwe Sanctuary orphanage and raised by the
A Spanish woman suffering from a strange and rare medical condition has spent over 13 years living inside a 25 meter glass box, unable to hug her husband or her children. 53 year old Juana Munoz from Cadiz, Spain Juana is suffering from a combination of rare medical conditions that include: chronic fatigue syndrome, chemical sensitivity,
The game of snooker requires skill, concentration and quiet. But one audience member at a snooker tournament was unable to contain his silence, and when he let rip with a huge bottom burp, he temporarily brought the game to a halt. The phantom farter left the crowd in stitches and even raised a smile from
A 38 year old man who had his leg amputated after an accident cooked the remains of his lost leg and served it to his friends as a Mexican dish. This sounds like a made up story but it appears to be strange but true. The man who prefers to remain anonymous first admitted his
The men that like to dress up as dogs and play with bones and squeaky toys. It might seem a little strange that a grown up man would want to put on a latex outfit and pretend to be a dog. But The Freaky salutes these “human pups”, who have found a way to make
For the last 20 years maverick Dutch artist Theo Jansen has been building strange and wonderful creatures in his shed and allowing them to wander the beaches of Holland. Theo Jansen’s remarkable inventions are part-vehicle part-artificial life. “I came up with the idea to build skeletons on the beach to save dunes – to
They say drugs can kill, but two cocaine smugglers weren’t expecting their drugs to kill them. In 2015, two men were killed in a car crash in Northern Mexico because their air bags had been filled with cocaine bricks. On impact with another car, the air bags were deployed and the velocity of the cocaine
George Aldrich has one of the strangest jobs in the world – he sniffs everything that goes into space – including CDs and trainers. George Aldrich works for Nasa, and at their White Sands Test facility his nose reigns supreme – he is their chief sniffer. “What makes me important to NASA is that I
Scientists have been giving octopuses the love drug MDMA and observing the results to better understand how the drug works and how it can be used in human therapy treatments. MDMA, the active psychoactive ingredient in the drug Ecstasy, sometimes known as Molly, is known to induce positive social bonding in humans but neuroscientist Gül Dölen,
The Freaky visits the Chinese kingdom where only dwarfs live. The Kingdom of the Little People outside Kunming, in China’s Yunnan province, is home to around 100 small people all under 130 cm (4ft 3in) tall, most of whom have the medical condition that causes dwarfism. It is also a theme park where tourists come
Traffic cops in the Dominican Republic made a surprising discovery when they found 18 people crammed into a 5 seater car. The cops pulled over the car suspecting it was overloaded but when they asked the passengers they just kept on coming….. An amazing 11 people emerged from the car. And then when the opened
The Freaky lists its five favourite photos that make you look twice. 5. The lady with no legs The lady must be sitting on the wall with her legs in front and her long black jumper hiding her butt. 4. The man mooning his baby Its not a naked hairy bottom. Look again, its a
An amateur Swiss photographer has captured extraordinary footage of a cloud emptying its contents in one huge short burst. The incredible video shit at Lake Millsat in Austria shows rain in a whole new way.
A giant bicycle carved into a hill to celebrate the Tour of Britain cycle competition was turned into a large p**is by enterprising vandals. Residents of the English seaside town of Ilfracombe, Devon woke this morning to the rude image. The wheels of the bike were cleverly turned into giant testis, while the handlebars were
Can elements of a person’s character – or even their soul – be transplanted along with a heart? The Freaky investigates the bizarre cases of people having heart transplants and then taking on the personalities of their donors. In 2008 Sonny Graham, a seemingly happily married 69-year-old man living in the U.S. state of
A British man was caught filling his hotel bathtub with potatoes while dressed as a woman, a court heard. Strange but true news,
Eric Yeiner Hincapie Ramirez has spent thousands of dollars on extreme surgery and tattoos to turn himself into the walking dead and now calls himself Kalaca Skull. Ramirez has had his ears surgically trimmed, covered his face in tattoos, had his tongue split in two and tattooed blue, and most bizarrely paid doctors to remove his
This is the strange but true tale of the 130 year old tortoise that adopted a baby hippo. In December 2004 unseasonably heavy rains on the East Coast of Kenya washed a family of hippopotamuses down the Sabaki River and out to sea. Locals from the town of Malindi, near Mombassa spotted the hippos and
Shocked shoppers discovered a boa constrictor snake eating a pigeon on an East London high street this week. The snake was seen coiled around the bird on the pavement outside a shop on Leytonstone High Road on Saturday morning. A bemused passer-by recorded the bizarre event on his phone before the snake was taken away
Canadian model Rick Genest, more well known as “Zombie Boy”, has committed suicide. The model who tattooed himself to look like a zombie, was a friend of pop star Lady gaga and appeared in her music video “Born This Way.” Genest wasn’t born that way but had spent thousands on bone and organ tattoos to transform
Optical illusions are designed to deliberately mess with our minds. Optical illusions are defined as visual images that differ from reality – the eyes & brain ‘see’ something that doesn’t match the physical measurement of the image. Here are 5 of the best examples of optical illusions. Illusion 1# A Bend in the Road
The strange tale of the mystery burglar known as the North Pond Hermit. Strange things were happening to the residents of towns near North Pond, Maine, USA. They were unnerved, confounded and afraid. It was the late 80’s, and food started to go missing from their kitchens, batteries and watches disappeared, little things weren’t
These cakes are too good to eat or perhaps too scary to eat. Check out these amazing cakes that are freaky pieces of art. This hypereralistic cake of a human heart and scalpel is the work of Sarah Hardy. Hardy’s background isn’t cooking or baking. She studied art in England and before going on to
Hazel Jones is special – she has two vaginas. 27 year old Hazel, from High Wycombe in England didn’t know this until she was 18 and visited a doctor after a boyfriend said she was “different” down there. Hazel has a bizarre condition called uterus didelphys which means she has two vaginas, two uteruses and two
An 8 foot pet rock python called Tiny has strangled its owner. Dan Brandon, the British owner of the snake, was found dead in the bedroom of his house in Cookham, Hampshire, England by his mother. The snake was lying close by. A coroner ruled that Brandon, a lover of exotic pets who kept 10 snakes
In the mountains of the Indonesia island of Sulawesi lives a tribe who have a totally different approach to death than most people on this planet. In the ritual of Man’ene relatives dig up their dead relatives, clean them, take selfies with them and then return them to their coffins. It is a hot sticky sunny
This is likely to blow your mind – but colour doesn’t really exist. Glenn Barden, one of the “brains”, excuse the pun, behind the PBS/BBC series The Brain with David Eagleman, explains. We all think we know what reality is – it’s the rich textured world that’s all around us. But what if I
An Italian family are reported to have such a high threshold to feeling pain that they barely notice when they burn thnselevs or break their bones. Six members of the Marsili family have the strange medical condition, that is so rare and unique, that doctors have named the condition after them – Marsili Syndrome. Letizia
The blood of the horseshoe crab is worth more per weight than gold. The Freaky meets the people who bleed crabs for a living. Beaufort Beach, South Carolina. Fisherman Jerry Galt is a man on a time-critical mission. He has just 2 hours to find something that’s been lurking beneath these waters for hundreds of
It’s the little things on Planet Earth that are often the most bizarre. These colourful caterpillars remind us how wonderfully strange nature is. What is even more remarkable is that this collection of odd caterpillars weren’t found in the depths of some isolated jungle but were collected from the parks, gardens and woodlands of the
Scientists on a deep-sea expedition have discovered a fish that has no face. Well not exactly discovered, more rediscovered, as the fish had previously been discovered over a 100 years ago but was a presumed to be extinct. The strange fish has no eyes or nose just a mouth, that isn’t where fish mouths normally are
A cockfighting rooster is reported to have attacked its owner Singrai Soren and slit his throat with razor blades the chicken had attached to its legs. Villagers in Mohanpur, West Bengal, were warned not to approach what police described as ‘an unknown rooster with black and red feathers’. Cockfighting roosters have razor blades attached to
Sometimes fires can start in the strangest of ways. Take this case in Redding, Northern California, USA where a house fire was started by a spider. On Sunday Jan 7th 2018, fireman were called to tackle a fire at an apartment block. The fireman battled with flames for 20 minutes before successfully extinguishing them. But
Remarkable new evidence has come to light to suggest that some birds of prey deliberately set fire to scrubland to flush out prey. Ornithologist Bob Gosford claims that arsonist birds are picking up burning twigs from existing fires and dropping them elsewhere to start new blazes. This sends small animals running to escape and the
When an unnamed 49 year old British woman visited Singleton hospital in Swansea suffering from a swollen eyelid and painfully sore red-eye an ophthalmologist investigated and discovered she had a nasty lesion on her right eye. The doctor suspected that the injury was a result of an infection by the herpes simplex virus. Herpes is
Photos are emerging of Japanese schoolchildren with seemingly superhuman powers that can hurl their fellow students into the air. These girls don’t have superpowers its just a photo craze. Known as Hadokening or Makankosappo, the photo craze involves two or more children staging a superpower knockout sequence as seen in the popular Japanese fighting arcade game Street Fighter
Strange things that happen when the weather gets really cold. The record breaking cold snap that has hit the USA has led to sharks becoming frozen and dying form cardiac arrest. Four thresher sharks killed by “cold shock” have been found by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy washed up on beaches in Cape Cod. After finding
Most people think that electro-convulsive therapy is barbaric, brutal – and banned. But on an average day in Britain, 10 people undergo ECT. Despite its horrific past and the dramatic images of Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest having his brain fried, the current medical consensus is that ECT is still the
From the ground it just looks like rice shoots …but climb the specially built viewing platforms and the rice paddy fields of Inakate, Japan are transformed into art masterpieces. This rice is too beautiful to eat. Every March, Inakate, in the Amori Province holds its annual Rice Festival. An ingenious art meets nature solution to
Tina Gibson, from Tennessee, USA, recently became a mother to a baby conceived just 18 months after she herself was born. Emma Wren Gibson was born on November 25, 2017 in Tennessee, but she first came to being in 1992, when her embryo was created in a fertility lab from anonymous donors. Soon after
Burlesque is now known as a form of striptease, but originally it didn’t have any stripping at all. The Freaky delves into the deep and saucy history of burlesque. The Beginnings: Britain Burlesque has its origins in 19th century British music halls, where the term referred to a theatrical entertainment of a satirical comic bent.
This freaky dancing from the 1987 South Indian film Pasivadi Pranam is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. The song is “Chakkani Chukka” it stars Chiranjeevi and Vijashanthi and is thought to e the first instance of break dancing in a Telugu movie/ More freaky dancing videos to make you smile.
Icebergs are normally white but occasionally they can be blue. These spectacular photos of a blue iceberg were taken by filmmaker Alex Cornell in Antarctica. The iceberg had recently flipped over to reveal its vivid coloured underbelly. To find a blue iceberg is extremely rare. And Cornell felt lucky to be in the right place to capture
Water fountains have been a feature of cities for hundreds of years but by combining water with modern technology Japan has taken them to a whole new level with a water feature that acts as a clock, telling the time in water droplets. Be amazed by this incredible water fountain at Osaka Station that seems to
After over 4 years of trying, scientists recently created a human-pig hybrid. And not just one but over 100 of them. An international team of scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California recently announced their breakthrough in the Science journal Cell. Their human-pig chimera (the scientific name for a creature
A British burglar was caught by police because the Christmas outfit he was wearing was so bright it was spotted by a police helicopter. Mark Winslow, pulled on a balaclava when he decided to steal a supermarket delivery vehicle, left unattended by the driver, in Bristol, England. One of the first rules of burglars is
Police in London are investigating a mysterious case of spontaneous human combustion, after a man burst into flames in the middle of a London street. John Nolan, a 70 year old Irish man, was walking down a street in Haringey in North London on September 17 2017 when, according to reports, he spontaneously caught
A team of Canadian students have managed to recycle human waste into bioplastics that can be 3D printed, in a major breakthrough which, if the technology can be scaled up, will be massively beneficial to any long term space travel. The team from University of Calgary used genetically engineered E. coli bacteria to transform human
A 7 year old boy missing the part of the brain used for sight has baffled doctors by being able to have almost perfect sight. The boy, from Australia, known only as “Bl” is reported to have lost the primary visual cortex part of his brain due to a rare medical disorder soon after being
Dolphins have been observed in the wild getting “high” on the toxins produced by pufferfish. The stunning footage, filmed for the BBC, captured a group of young dolphins very carefully provoking a pufferfish, also known as a blowfish, so that it would produce its dangerous toxin, which can kill if taken in large doses, but
Our planet has some pretty freaky creatures and this is one of the freakiest. This pink wiggly thing is a marine ribbon worm and, as the name suggests, they are normally found in the sea, not on land. It’s hard to know where this clip was filmed but investigations suggest that the worm belongs to
The dog who just can’t stop sleeping! Skeeter is a poodle that suffers from narcolepsy. Although born totally normal, at 4 years old something changed and he began falling asleep standing up. Watch this amazing video of a very freaky dog.
Ever wondered why your farts smell? Well when a child asked this question, The Freaky felt compelled to investigate and discovered its all to do with your mother. Your mother is responsible for the smell of your farts. Honestly. Like a signature or a fingerprint, the smell of your emissions is unique to you. And
Norwegian youths have taken bonfires to the next level by building a bonfire over 47 metres high and setting a world record for their endeavors. Each year, Ålesund. a small town on the Western coast of Norway, buikds a bonfire to celebrate Sankthansaften, also known as St. John’s Eve, a traditional summer solstice festival. The
A Russian bodybuilder has got himself some freaky Popeye style biceps by injecting his arms with a dangerous oil. 21 year old, Kirill Tereshin, from Pyatigorsk, Russia got his strange looking arms by injecting himself with synthol, a popular but hazardous bodybuilding oil. After he began the risky process his arms increased in size by
Lake Peigneur in Louisiana is the strangest most bizarre lake in the world. Nowadays it looks perfectly ordinary. But just over 30 years ago this lake did the impossible – the lake, which was just 3 and a half meters deep, turned into a bizarre vortex that was big enough to swallow boats, land and
Every year Romanian gypsies dress up in real bear skins and parade through the streets to banish bad and evil spirits. The strange ritual dates back centuries and takes place annually between Christmas and New Years in the Romanian Trotus Valley, 200 miles north of the Romanian capital of Bucharest. The ‘Ursul’ festival, is a
Were you aware that alligators eat sharks? Well they do. Scientists recently discovered that American Alligators have developed a taste for small sharks, and stingrays too. In the first ever study of this weird nature phenomenon researchers at Kansas State University have documented American alligators feasting on four species of shark on the Pacific and
Crabs on Prozac are becoming aggressive, engaging in fights, and even killing each other while on the drug, scientists have discovered. Prozac is a pharmaceutical drug used to treat depression, and other mental health related conditions, in humans. To be clear, depressed crabs are not being prescribed Prozac by doctors (although the image of a
Dressing up Sphynx cats in latex and fetish S&M clothes, and giving them tattoos is the latest fad of pet owners. Most of these featured Sphynx cat photos involve fake tattoos, the kind that are applied with water and light pressure. But in Russia the fad is to permanently tattoo the cats. Sphynx cats,
Two guinea pigs. One blade of grass. An epic tug of war that ends in a kiss. Possibly the most symbolic meaning of life video on the internet.