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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

Man with mutant hand

Lui Hua suffers from a rare condition known as macrodactyly. When he was hospitalized in Shanghai on July 2007, his left thumb measured 10.2 inches and his index finger measured close to 12. On July 20 surgeons undertook a seven-hour operation to reduce the size of Liu’s fingers and thumb. Doctors removed 11 pounds of

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Slug stuck in vagina

A woman has been reported to have got a slug stuck in her vagina after pruning her roses. This bizarre medical mishap comes courtesy of a doctor writing anonymously in Vice. The female doctor who goes by the pseudonym of Dr Mona Moore says of the bizarre incident: I know this sounds like a lot

Real-life Popeye

Meet Moustafa Ismail, a real-life Popeye. Ismail, a bodybuilder from Massachusetts USA, has been given the title of world’s biggest arms, biceps and triceps, by the Guinness Book of World Records. Ismail’s upper arms are an incredible 31 inches round and he can lift up to 600 pounds. Unlike Popeye, 24 year old  Ismail doesn’t

Levitating Frog

A frog levitating thanks to the power of molecular magnetism. This frog is hovering inside a magnet (not on board a spacecraft). This is the first observation of magnetic levitation of living organisms as well as the first images of diamagnetics levitated in a normal, room-temperature environment. In fact, it is possible to levitate magnetically

Man pulls poisonous snakes through nose

Liu Fei, from east China’s Jiangxi Province, has found a bizarre way to make his living – he pulls snakes through his nose. Fei has been performing the death-defying act for the past 30 years. Sometimes, when he feels like it, the 53-year-old will even use two 3ft snakes instead of one. It hasn’t all

Frog baby

This bizarre-looking baby with frog eyes was born in Chariot Nepal in 2006. The neck-less baby with its head almost totally sunk into the upper part of the body and with extraordinarily large eyeballs literally popping out of the eye-sockets, was born to Nir Bahadur Karki and Suntali Karki at the Gaurishnkar Hospital in Charikot.

The incredible Mr Elastic

Moses Lanham can rotating his legs further than anyone else in the world. The 49-year-old from Michigan, says he first discovered his hyper flexibility in a PE class at school when he fell over and because of the position of his legs people assumed he was injured. But he was fine and simply jumped back

Two-headed tortoise born in Slovakia

This amazing two-headed African Spurred Tortoise is just seven weeks old. Born in Slovakia its heads have been named Madga (left head) and Lenka. The duo also have five legs (one more than normal) and were displayed in Zilina today. Although the tortoise looks small now, it should grow much, much bigger. In fact, the

Hungarian Fire Tornado

This amazing photos of a fire tornado was taken during a huge fire at a plastic processing plant in Kistarcsa, a suburb  Budapest, Hungary, this week. Around 70 firefighters were sent to tackle the blaze, which engulfed an entire industrial unit and sent a terrifying tower of flames swirling into the sky. Fire tornadoes, also

Virgin snake gives birth to 22 babies.

A female boa constrictor snake has twice given birth to offspring without mating, producing 22 babies that have no father. The captive-born female snake gave birth at the same time as being housed with four male snakes but DNA tests showed none was the daddy, confirming the first instance of a known virgin birth among

Pig with only 2 legs

Check out this two-legged pig doing a hand stand – or should that be a ham-stand! This 10-month old pig lives in a Chinese village. She was born with only two legs but rather than kill her at birth her owner deceid to keep her and train her to walk. “My wife asked me to