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.   […]

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 […]

It is commonly believed that the Amazon rainforest is essential for providing the oxygen we breathe. But this is a myth.  One single tree can produce enough oxygen to support two people. And the Amazon Rainforest is ten times the size of Texas, producing 20 times more oxygen than all the people on the surface […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sanju Bhagat had felt self-conscious his whole life about his big protruding belly.  His stomach was often so swollen, he looked nine months pregnant and could barely breathe. But one night in June 1999, Bhagat’s problem erupted into something much larger and far freakier. On that night, Bhagat’s stomach pain became unbearable. An ambulance rushed […]

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 […]