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Can you transplant a soul?

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

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We Are Dead Stars

We are literally made up of dead stars. Prepare to get your mind blown.     NASA astronomer Dr. Michelle Thaller explains how every single atom in our bodies comes from ancient stars. This video is a collaboration between magazine The Atlantic and SoundVision Productions’ The Really Big Questions.

Man holds up store with gun photo

A British man tried to hold up a supermarket with a photo of a gun.   Cops were called to the Bar Hill Tesco superstore in Cambridge, England on November 12 after staff reported a man had threatened to kill staff while brandishing not a weapon, but a photograph of a gun. Cambridgeshire police sent

strange but true

Blind Date Disaster

Imagine going on a blind date and meeting your own daughter-in-law! That’s what happened in China when a man started chatting to women online using a fake name and profile.     Wang Pai, 57, was unhappy at home and was looking for some extra-marital action. So he began to develop a friendship with a

boy suckles from cow

Boy suckles from cow

A Cambodian boy has worked out the quickest way to get fresh milk is to suck it straight from a cow’s teats. 20-month-old Tha Sophat started suckling the cow in July after the boy’s parents left their rural village in search of work says his grandfather UM Oeung. Um Oeung said the boy learnt by

The deal eel lying next to the surgical instrument used to remove it (Picture: CEN)

Eel found in man’s penis

An eel was found inside a man’s penis after he bathed with live eels during an unorthodox spa treatment in China. Thinking that the eels would make him look ten years younger, Zhang Nan dived into the water and let them feast upon layers of dead skin. But after laying in the spa bath, Nan

Man marries cushion

Man marries pillow

True love comes in many shapes and sizes including in the form of a white fluffy pillow. Korean man Lee Jin-gyu fell in love with his ‘dakimakura’ – a kind of large, huggable pillow from Japan, often with a picture of a popular anime character printed on the side. Now the 28-year-old otaku (a Japanese

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Mr Trololo

This was prime time entertainment in Russia in the mid seventies. Really! Edward Kill performing on soviet state television in 1975.


Woman stuck on toilet for two years

A woman in western Kansas sat on her boyfriend’s toilet for two years, according to US police. Ness County Sheriff Bryan Whipple said a man called his office last month to report that something was wrong with his girlfriend. Whipple said it appeared the 35-year-old Ness City woman’s skin had grown around the seat. She initially


Man with cow manure fetish jailed

A BRITISH man with a fetish for cow manure has been jailed for two-years jail after he was caught sexually pleasuring himself while covered in dung on a farm in southwestern England. David Truscott, 41, was found naked apart from a single sock by farmer Clive Roth’s 16-year-old son in Frebruary, on Woodbury House Farm

strange bird deaths

1000s of blackbirds drop from sky in Arkansas

Thousands of birds fell from the sky in Beebe, Arkansas just before midnight on New Year’s Eve. Arkansas game officials are testing the birds to try and determine what happened.

strange but true

Suicidal man saved by sleep

A suicidal man was saved when he fell asleep as he prepared to hurl himself from the top of a 150ft high bridge. Yang Jun, 30, decided to commit suicide after his marriage ended. So he swallowed over 50 sleeping pills and then clambered up the Haiyin bridge in Guangzhou, eastern China, to throw himself off.