Weird News

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A man was killed by a condom machine after trying to rob it. This strange event happened in Germany when a 29 year old man tried to rob a condom vending machine of its money by blowing it up with a homemade bomb. He attached the bomb to the dispenser, but it exploded before he […]

Meet the woman who grows nails instead of hair. Shanyna Isom, 28, from Memphis USA, has a strange medical condition that causes her to grow human nails out of her hair follicles. Doctors have dubbed Shayna Isom a medical mystery. Shanya has lost all the hair on her head to the vicious mystery illness and […]

An elephant was rescued by the Sri Lankan navy after being found swimming in the sea 9 miles from land. The elephant was rescued in a 12 hour operation by the Navy after appearing to be in trouble. The Navy say the jumbo got caught up in strong currents off the of Kookily. Specialist divers […]

Indonesian villagers, looking for a local missing man, were horrified to discover that the man had been eaten by a huge python. When Akbar Salubiro, 25, went missing, locals went hunting for him and soon found a giant python lying in his garden with Salubiro’s boots clearly visible in the python’s extended belly. They cut […]

Could this be the longest sulk in history? A Japanese man has gone an incredible 20 years without speaking to his wife, despite living in the same house. Otou Yumi shared the home with his wife, Katayama, and their three children in Nara, southern Japan. His wife would try and speak to him but he […]

This is one of the strangest and funniest true stories we have heard in a long time. Rapper Snoop Dogg made friends with a 71 year old farmer from Wales after Snoop read about the farmer’s prize winning huge vegetables. Ian Neale, from Newport Wales is a vegetable world record holder. When the rapper read […]

In a bizarre medical first a man’s hand has been grown on his own leg.  :   When factory worker Mr Zhou’s left hand was severed by a spinning blade in an accident at work, doctor’s in China decided to save the use of the man’s hand by attaching into onto the patient’s ankle for […]

A German man has cut all his possessions in half after breaking up with his girlfriend of 12 years. He sent his ex her half of the objects including an Opel Corsa car, and has put his share on e-bay.     The love rejected man, who goes by the name of der.juli on e […]

Scarlett Johanssen picked up random men in real life for her starring role in the alien movie Under The Skin.   Directed by Jonathan Glazer the stunning film, a The Freaky favourite, features an alien in human form, played by Scarlett Johanssen, who travels around Scotland picking up men, having sex with them and then […]

A British taxi driver was tricked into giving a £140 ($200) fare to a mannequin dummy. The taxi was hailed from Brighton station by three men who asked to be driven to London, 50 miles away. 90 minutes later the first man was dropped off, a few miles later the second man got out and gave […]

Watch this adorable rare video of a panda crossing a road in a Chinese town.     Pandas rarely leave their natural habit and wander into town but this curious 2 year old panda was captured on CCTV in the town of Yingxiu in the Sichuan Province of China bravely walking around and using a […]

Watch as a couple in Seoul, South Korea step off a bus and suddenly disappear down a sinkhole, all captured on Korean CCTV . Thankfully the couple escaped with minor injuries, after being rescued by firefighters. Authorities are investigating the sudden appearance of the danger hole but reports suggest it might have been caused by […]