Kevin Schmidt has one of the freakiest jobs in the world. He changes lightbulbs on 1500 feet towers. Schmidt who hails from Rapid City USA, is a project manager at Sioux Falls Tower and Communications and when the bulbs at the top of an almost mile high TV mast need changing, it is Schmidt who […]

One of the most prevalent music rumours is that blind Stevie Wonder can actually see.  Some rumors say Stevie Wonder was never blind, others claim he was blind but had an operation that cured his sight many years ago. Although his vision is still burry so he is “legally blind”. There is some compelling evidence […]

These freaky ice eggs were found on a beach in Finland. The spectacular frozen balls range in size from as small as an egg to as large as a basketball.  They were discovered by Finnish amateur photographer Risto Mattila who took the photo at the Marjaniemi beach on Hailuoto Island, Finland. According to scientists a […]

Gary Lenius from Arizona, USA accidentally killed himself when he confused choloroquine phosphate, which he used to clean his fish tank, for the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine. Lenius and his wife Wanda, both in the 60s, mixed a teaspoon of it with soda and drank it. He was dead within hours. Lenius and his wife Wanda were […]

The Freaky can’t stop watching this crazy costumed dancer. We love to celebrate the odd, different and talented and this man has it in spades. Little is known about this crazy individual other than he appears to go by the name of R Mallick and he lives in India. If anyone knows anything about this […]

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 tried to […]

Can you recreate a Dali painting using ham? Or recreate a painting of a horse using your laundry?  With millions of us stuck at home under corona virus lockdown the Getty Museum in Los Angeles has challenged us to get arty and creative and recreate a famous piece of art with household objects. Below are some […]

The corona virus now means much of the world is in lockdown. Bad news for humans but good news for wildlife. Across the globe nature is starting to reclaim town and cities.  In the town of Llandudno in Wales, United Kingdom, goats have come off the hills and occupied the town.  Local journalist Andrew Stuart […]

Joy Milne has a unique gift – she can smell when someone is sick. She says Parkinson’s disease is a musky smell, Cancer is earthy and Alzheimer’s smells like vanilla. Joy believes her super smelling talent is down to the fact that she has the neurological condition syantheasia. This means she can see and taste smells.   […]

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.

The Freaky love these mashed-up jigsaw puzzle pictures, by Canadian artist Tim Klein, where Tutankhamun fuses with a truck, or a pig stares at you with the eyes of a frog. Klein’s freaky artworks, which he calls Puzzle Montage Art, came into being when he discovered that many jigsaw puzzles use the same die-cut shaped pieces. […]

An 18 year old girl who was born with only half a brain has demonstrated the amazing flexibility of the human brain by scoring above average in IQ and reading tests and is now applying to universities , according to a report in the New Scientist. The teen has been diagnosed with hemi-hydranencephaly, an extremely […]

This is a photo of paint layers taken off a graffiti wall in Compton, Los Angeles. In it you can see over 150 layers of paint. Although it looks like a large piece of wall, this freaky photo is actually an extreme closeup scan of a 1cm thick paint chip . Resembling an ancient artifact […]

A video posted on Twitter shows water pouring out of a British rugby players chin, through a hole he sustained in an on-field injury. Injury of the week pic.twitter.com/DyIKp3zwkg — Medway RFC (@MedwayRFC) January 26, 2020 Sean Marriot was playing for Medway Rugby Club earlier this month when he got injured, took a gulp of […]

A teenager cured his Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)  by taking a banana for a walk down a London street. Craig Shirley’s OCD was so bad that he would beat himself on his head hundreds of times a day.  Years of treatment by psychologists and doctors couldn’t cure the British teen so in desperation he opted for […]

A shocking video circulating the internet shows the dangers of smoking Salvia.  The video shows a man preparing to plant the ornamental herb in his garden, before smoking some in a bong and then …..well we will let you watch the video to find out what happens next.  Salvia (scientific name: salvia divinorum) is a […]

German woman Michele Kobke claims she is in a 5 year relationship with a Boeing 737-800 and one day hopes to marry it. It might sound too freaky to be true but this, like all the stories on The Freaky, is true. Kobke, from Berlin, features in an episode of Extreme Love talking about her strange […]

The Freaky love people who deviate from the mainstream and Jazmine Bean definitely falls into that category. Jazmine Bean is a self-styled “genderless monster” from London. The make-up artist and budding musician, who likes to be referred to as “they” rather than the traditional “she” or “he”,  is gathering a growing fanbase due to their extreme freaky […]

Iguanas in Florida, USA have literally been falling out of trees due to the recent unseasonably cold weather.  Iguanas do not like cold weather. They start becoming sluggish when temperatures drop to 10C (50F), if the temperature drops further to around 4.5C  (40F) then their bodies shutdown and they become catatonic. In this frozen lifeless state […]

If you’ve ever been caught in a dust storm you’ll know how scary it can be and how it can feel like you are going to choke to death. So you might be surprised to learn that we wouldn’t have enough oxygen on the planet to breathe if it wasn’t for Saharan dust storms. Every […]

It is normally the man who catches the fish. But for one Indonesian man the roles were reversed when a flying needlefish stabbed the teen in the neck.  According to reports, Muhammad Idul was night fishing with his friend when his boat rode into a school of needlefish. The startled fish began jumping out of the […]

A drone has captured on camera incredible images of a massive dust storm in Australia.  Strong winds and thunderstorms whipped up the dust into a huge rolilng cloud that was so thick it blocked out the sun.  This remarkable drone footage was filmed near the New South Wales town of Parkes. 

This is one of the most amazing dance performances you are ever likely to see. This spectacular dance is known as Thousand-Hand Bodhisattva  (Guan Yin, ????) and what makes this epic synchronized dance even more amazing is that the performers are all disabled. The dancers in this troupe (China Art Troupe of Disable Persons) are all deaf […]

This strange but true story came to light when a Chinese man went to hospital complaining of severe stomach cramps. At first the man did not admit his bizarre behaviour but when he was rushed into emergency surgery and a 20 inch thick live eel was removed from his stomach he had to come clean.  […]

This is one of the weirdest videos The Freaky has ever seen.  The video shot in Northern Australia shows ten cane toads riding on the back of a three and half metre long python snake. The bizarre video was shot by Paul Mock at his home in the remote Western Australian town of Kununurra. In December […]

26 year old Chinese make up artist He Yuhong can transform herself into the footballer Cristiano Ronaldo with the power of cosmetics. To see how she did it, watch this video. He Yuhong’s mind-blowing cosmetic skills means that she is able to turn herself into almost any famous face she chooses – from Taylor Swift to […]

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 […]

A chicken in Thailand lived for over 10 days after its head was chopped off. And in the process became an unlikely celebrity. The headless chicken was found in the Ratchaburi Province in central Thailand by Supakadee Arun Thong, a local vet. She had no idea how it had lost its head although she suspected it had […]

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 […]

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 […]