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The Weird Family That Don’t Feel Pain

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

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Weird news: Spider Sets Fire To House

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

Falcons Deliberately Start Fires To Catch Prey Claims Expert

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

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The Japanese Kids with Superpowers

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

The USA is so Cold Sharks are Freezing to Death

Strange things that happen when the weather gets really cold. The record breaking cold snap that has hit the USA has led to sharks becoming frozen and dying form cardiac arrest. Four thresher sharks killed by “cold shock” have been found by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy washed up on beaches in Cape Cod. After finding

The Shocking Rise of Electric Shock Therapy

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

Students Turn Astronaut Poop into Printable Plastic

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

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Dolphins get “high” on Pufferfish

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

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Man Killed by Condom Machine

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

The woman who grows fingernails instead of hair

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

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Elephant found swimming in sea 9 miles from land

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

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Missing Man Found Inside Python

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

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Man doesn’t talk to his wife for 20 years

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

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Snoop Dogg & the Giant Vegetable

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

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Smugglers Killed by Cocaine Airbags

They say drugs can kill but two cocaine smugglers weren’t expecting their drugs to kill them. In 2015, two people 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

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Hand grown on leg

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

The Split-Up

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

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Scarlett Johansen Trawls Scottish Streets for Men

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

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Taxi Driver Conned by Shop Dummy

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

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Streetwise Panda Crosses Road

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

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Sinkhole swallows couple

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

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#thedress explained

So it turns out #thedress which has been freaking out the internet can be explained by how our eyes/brain interpret colour. Every day our brains unconsciously do something very clever – they look at the world around us and  depending on the light source –  whether its is daylight or artificial  light – and subtract

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Man Has Testicles Stolen in Sauna

A Russian man who met a sexy woman, and took her to a sauna, woke up to discover his testicles had been removed by an organ donor criminal gang.   UK and Russian news reports say Dmitry Nikolaev, a Russian soap opera actor, met the mystery woman at a Moscow bar. Afer drinking and kissing

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Cannibal Restaurant Raided

A cannibal restaurant that had roasted human heads on the menu has been shutdown by police in Nigeria. According to reports, the hotel restaurant in Onitsha, Nigeria was raided by police after a tip off and they discovered two human heads wrapped in cellophane, as well as a cache of weapons including AK47s. 11 people,

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Penis chopped off twice by wife

A cheating husband in China has had his penis chopped off not once but twice by his furious wife.   After Fan Lung was caught cheating, his furious wife hacked off his penis while he was sleeping. Then when it was sewn back on by doctors she sneaked into his hospital room and chopped if

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

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