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A TIME IN HISTORY: This woman divorced her husband after he donated a kidney to save her life

In 2001, Richard Batista, a neurosurgeon from Long Island, US, made a generous and loving gesture to his wife, Dawnell: he donated one of his kidneys to save her from a life-threatening condition. But...

World’s oldest tortoise, Jonathan turns 191

The world's oldest living land animal, Jonathan,marked his 191st birthday on St. Helena Island, though his true age remains a mystery.The Seychelles giant tortoise, named Jonathan, arrived on the island in 1882 at an...

VIDEO: A mermaid spotted swimming in a lake in South Africa

A video that has gone viral shows what appears to be a mermaid swimming in a South African lake. This video has left many online users in a state of astonishment, raising questions about...

A python forced to drink 3 bottles of beer after it bit one person

A python found itself wanting after acting on what may be referred to as instinct—striking its prey.In a viral video on social media, a python was subjected to torture for biting an individual in...

Man sets record straight, eats 62 hot dogs

Joey Chestnut creates history by consuming 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes at Nathan's hot dog eating contest, securing his 16th consecutive victory and setting a remarkable record.The event attracted a massive crowd...

Exposed: YouTuber’s devious plan to boost views – Crashing a plane for profit!

A YouTuber's insatiable thirst for views has landed him in hot water, as he faces charges for lying about intentionally crashing a plane.Trevor Jacob, known for sharing his adventures and life lessons with...

Meet Pearl, the world’s shortest dog

Pearl is no ordinary handbag dog. She’s so tiny, her owner can just slip her into her pocket.The two-year-old chihuahua, who measures around the same length as a dollar bill, has been named the world’s shortest...

Lady nearly dies after factory machine traps her hand

A factory worker with nine lives has been given another chance at life after she almost died after a production machine trapped her hand.A CCTV footage posted on social media shows a lady seemingly...

Man gives up on footwear; walks barefooted for 20 years

Joseph DeRuvo Jr., from Norwalk, Connecticut, gave up on footwear over two decades ago, after getting painful bunions on his feet, and he has been walking around barefoot ever since.59-year-old Joseph DeRuvo Jr. doesn’t...

Odd News: Teenager who mostly ate croissants for around a decade finally recovers

A teenage schoolgirl who lived off of a diet mainly consisting of croissants for around a decade has finally been able to start to recover from her eating disorder.Ciarra Franco, 13, became terrified of...

Chinese company asks job applicants to wear masks to avoid discrimination based on looks

A company in Chengdu, China has been praised for asking both job applicants and recruiters to wear masks in order to avoid discrimination based on looks.Chengdu Ant Logistics recently made news headlines after a...

Man forced to compensate wife after concealing lottery win from her for years

A Chinese man who concelaed a lottery win of 10 million yuan ($1.5 million) from his then-wife for two years has been ordered by a court of law to compensate the woman.In 2021, the...

Man kills two goats by raping them

The horrors that occur in our community, in accordance with Christian beliefs, are evidence that the world is going to an end.An Esigodini District, Matabeleland South, 20-year-old guy from Godlwayo Village 3 was found...

Human Skeletal remains discovered on UC Berkeley Campus

A human skeleton was discovered this week in an abandoned building on the University of Berkely campus.UC Berkeley police were alerted to the remains on Tuesday, according to a statement shared with CNN. The skeleton was found in...

Footballer mauled to death by his own dogs

A 60-year-old man who was mauled to death over the weekend by his own dogs in the South African town of Lichtenburg, has been formally identified as Zambian football star, Philemon Mulala.Mr Mulala’s wife...

Hansel Enmanuel – The one-armed point guard making waves in college basketball

Hansel Enmanuel lost his left arm when he was only a child, but that didn’t stop him from pursuing his dream of becoming a professional basketball player.19-year-old Hansel became an online sensation last year...

Man buys 300 iPhones from apple store, gets robbed minutes later

A New York man who bought 300 iPhones from the Apple flagship store on Fifth Avenue was reportedly robbed just moments after walking out of the store.In a world where basically anything can be...

Married mother-of-two gambles herself away to landlord

Gambling addiction is a real thing, and in extreme cases, it can create some truly bizarre situations, like people running out of money and gambling themselves away.An Indian man recently filed a bizarre petition...

Man suffers facial paralysis after staying up to watch World Cup games for a week

A 26-year-old man wound up with facial paralysis after wasting several nights watching the World Cup football games for an entire week.The World Cup is always an exciting time for football fans all over...

Holmfield Hum – Mystery sound has been plaguing English Village for years

For several years now, residents of Holmfield, a village in Yorkshire, England, have been affected by a mysterious hum the source of which has yet to be discovered.Not everyone can hear it, but those...

Skinny woman breaks four ribs while coughing

A young Chinese woman recently ended up in the hospital with multiple broken ribs after a coughing fit caused by eating spicy food.If you’ve ever eaten something spicy, you already know that it can...

Man spends 8 years carving 400 stone steps to Hilltop temple

An Indian man has gained the admiration of millions of devotees after spending eight years carving over 400 stone steps to a hilltop Hindu temple using only a hammer and chisel.The Baba Yogeshwar Nath...

Woman is going blind after tattooing eyes blue and purple

A 32-year-old woman from Belfast, Ireland is apparently going blind after tattooing her eyeballs blue and purple, despite the warning of her 7-year-old daughter.Anaya Peterson, a young law student and fan of body modification...

Odd News: Ancient Egyptian mummies found with gold tongues meant to help them talk with the god of the underworld

Ancient Egyptian mummies have been discovered with golden tongues inserted in their mouths.Researchers believe they were meant to help the dead talk with Osiris, the god of the underworld, per The Daily Mail.The mummies...

Man allegedly kidnaps ex-girlfriend, forcefully tattoos his name on her face

A Brazilian man has been accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and tattooing his name on the side of her face, as revenge for breaking up with him.Tayane Caldas, an 18-year-old woman from the Brazilian...

Wife throws boiling water on sleeping husband because he was dreaming of another woman

A Bolivian woman was recently arrested for throwing hot water on her sleeping husband’s genitals because he was allegedly dreaming of another woman.The shocking incident happened last week in the Bolivian city of La...

Rough weight loss massage leaves woman with ruptured kidney

A Chinese woman required emergency surgery to have half of her kidney removed after a rough weight loss massage session.The 41-year-old woman referred to only as Ms. Miao (a pseudonym) reportedly wanted to lose...

Woman spends 12 years saving up money to get her brother married

A Chinese woman recently sparked controversy online after claiming that she has spent the last 12 years of her life trying to raise enough money to ensure that her brother finds a bride.It’s no...

Vietnamese man has a school of wild river fish for a pet

A Vietnamese man has become famous in his home province of An Giang for taking care of thousands of wild river fish who visit his house every day for food.Muoi Phuc’s house in Long...

The world’s fastest animal reaches speeds of over 300 Km per hour

Cheetahs are famous for their speed, but they don’t even come close to the world’s faster animal, a falcon that swoops on its unsuspecting prey at speeds of over 300 km per hour.The peregrine...

ATM machine displays users’ bank account balances like Arcade Machine Leaderboards

If you’re the kind of person who likes to show off their wealth, head over to Art Basel Miami Beach and use their unique ATM machine to have your account balance featured on its...

Man buys 300 iPhones from Apple Store, gets robbed minutes later

A New York man who bought 300 iPhones from the Apple flagship store on Fifth Avenue was reportedly robbed just moments after walking out of the store.In a world where basically anything can be...

Office worker complains that he gets paid $128,000 a year ‘to do nothing’

An Irish financial manager for Ireland’s national railway network claims that he gets paid almost $130,000 (€108,000) a year to eat lunch and read newspapers all day.Getting paid to essentially do nothing doesn’t sound...

Angler reels in 67.4-pound goldfish in France

A British angler who cast his line at a carp fishery in France had his photos go viral after he reeled in a monster 67.4-pound goldfish.Bluewater Lakes, a carp fishery in Champagne, posted photos...

Man pressured to buy his first Powerball ticket wins $150,000

Danny Johnson said a friend pressured him into buying his first-ever Powerball ticket and he ended up winning $150,000. Photo courtesy of Virginia LotteryA Virginia man said he has peer pressure to thank after...

Swedish zoo searching for escaped owl

The Skansen Zoo in Stockholm, Sweden, said two great gray owls escaped from the facility Monday night and one of the birds remained on the loose Wednesday. Photo courtesy of the Skansen ZooA zoo...

Beatles cassette returned to Texas library was 44 years overdue

A library in Texas said employees recently found something unexpected in the drop box -- a Beatles cassette tape that had been checked out 44 years earlier.The San Antonio Public Library said the tape,...

Bird flies over 13,500 Km without stopping, sets new Guinness record

A five-month-old bar-tailed godwit recently smashed the record for long-distance migration after flying 13,560 kilometers non-stop over a period of 11 days.Every autumn, millions of migratory birds take to the sky for a long...

Chinese Wolf Whisperer looks after 320 wolves

A 26-year-old animal lover from China has been taking care of over 300 wolves at a wildlife rescue station in the country’s Inner Mongolia region.Ever since he was a child, Wang Nan was fascinated...

Parents punish child who watches too much TV by making him watch more TV

A viral video of a Chinese couple recently sparked controversy online after the couple punished their child for watching too much television by making him stay up all night watching TV.It’s a problem most...

The mind-blowing optical illusions of Sergey Artemyev

Sergey Artemyev is a Russian artist who specializes in oil on canvas and pastel on canvas paintings, including some of the best optical illusions we’ve ever seen.When creating painted replicas of real-life objects, depth...

The Anti-Pirate houses of Ikaria Island

The Greek Island of Ikaria in the Aegean Sea is home to numerous camouflaged houses built under giant rocks to make them harder to spot by pirates.Nowadays, Ikaria is a popular tourist destination famous...

World’s fattest boy undergoes incredible transformation after losing some weight

A boy once known as the world's fattest boy has transformed his life after losing so much weight.Arya Permana, 16, says he's now told he's "handsome" after shedding half his body weight with the...

Math enthusiasts spend 24 hours solving the 1+1 Mathematical formula

A couple of Japanese math enthusiasts recently spent 24 hours covering the walls of an entire room with calculations in an attempt to find the ultimate answer to the ‘1+1’ formula.It’s widely regarded as...

Man shocked to discover he had been living with bullet stuck in neck for 77 Years

A 95-year-old Chinese war veteran recently discovered he had been living for almost eight decades with a bullet lodged in his neck.After suffering a fall from the balcony of his house in Shandong, China,...

Woman undergoes surgery on her uterus, wakes up with no kidneys

An Indian woman who went into a private clinic to have her uterus surgically removed woke up from the procedure to find that both her kidneys had been stolen.A couple of months ago, we...

The world’s smallest town has only two streets and three rows of houses

Hum is a picturesque hilltop settlement in Croatia’s Istria region whose main call to fame is being the smallest town in the world.Located in central Istria, approximately a 2.5 hours drive from Croatia’s capital...

Mother sparks controversy after having 9-year-old daughter undergo plastic surgery

A Japanese mother has come under fire for having her 9-year-old daughter undergo double eyelid surgery in order to become more beautiful.In Japan, plastic surgery is legal for anyone under the age of 18,...

Japanese girl has been getting plastic surgery since 5th grade

A Japanese girl sparked controversy recently after revealing that she has been getting plastic surgery since 5th grade and that she has so far spent over 10 million yen ($72,000) to change her appearance.Zirazyo_...

Woman allegedly wires her own mouth shut to lose weight

A South African woman allegedly wired her mouth shut with “slimming wires” in a desperate attempt to lose weight for a breast reduction surgery.Aviwe Mazosiwe has been trying to lose weight and reach a...

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