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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...

Woman jailed 5-year for eating bat

A Thai woman was arrested this month after she filmed herself devouring a bowl of bat soup. According to the Daily Mail, Phonchanok Srisunaklua posted the video to her YouTube channel titled “Gin Zap Bep Nua Nua,”...

Poisonous cobra dies after being bitten by 8-year-old boy

A venomous cobra met its demise after attacking an eight-year-old boy in India, who bit the wild snake to death after it wrapped itself around his hand. Per the New Indian Express, the incident transpired...

Escaped king cobra crawls back to Swedish terrarium

A venomous 2.2-meter (7 foot) king cobra that escaped from its home in a Swedish zoo has returned back home by itself, bringing a happy ending to over a week-long disappearance saga. “Houdini, as we...

T rex skull unearthed in South Dakota to be auctioned in NY

A Tyrannosaurus rex skull unearthed in South Dakota is expected to sell for $15 million or more at auction in New York next month, officials with Sotheby’s said Tuesday. The 200-pound (91-kilogram) skull fossil, nicknamed...

Baby born weighing less than a loaf of bread finally goes home after spending five months in hospital

A baby who was born weighing less than a loaf of bread at just 535g has finally returned home after battling for her life in the hospital for five months. The child was born on...

Robotics startup unveils the world’s fastest walking shoes

A Pittsburgh-based robotics and engineering startup recently unveiled Moonwalkers, a pair of battery-powered shoes that it claims can boost walk speeds by up to 250%. At first glance, Moonwalkers look like a pair of futuristic...

Elderly lioness grows mane, baffles zookeepers

An 18-year-old lioness has baffled staff at a zoo in Kansas after growing an “awkward teenage mane” after the pride’s last male lion passed away. Looking at Zuri, you’d think she was a young lion...

Scientists discover communication among 53 sea creatures thought silent

A new study found that 53 sea creatures that were previously thought to be silent actually audibly communicate. About 50% of the creatures in the study are turtles. Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Scientists studying the...

The Bumblebee Bat is the world’s smallest mammal, weighs only 2 grams

Kitti’s hog-nosed bat, also known as the Bumblebee Bat, is not only the world’s smallest bat, but also arguably the smallest mammal in the known world. Our world is home to over 1,200 species of...

This Japanese company is working on a human washing machine

Science, a Japanese technology company specializing in bathroom and kitchen innovation, recently unveiled plans to produce a washing machine for humans. Believe it or not, the concept of a human washing machine isn’t new. At...

Rome’s Villa Aurora – The most expensive house in the world

Located on a hill in the heart of Rome and featuring the only ceiling mural ever painted by the Italian Baroque old master Caravaggio, Villa Aurora is widely regarded as the world’s most expensive...

19-year-old man and 56-year-old Grandmother get engaged, spark online controversy

A 19-year-old man and a 56-year-old grandmother-of-three in Thailand have been making international news headlines after getting engaged to be married. Wuthichai Chantaraj, 19, met his fiance, Janla Namuangrak, 56, almost 10 years ago, when...

Chernobyl’s green tree frogs are turning black to better handle radiation

Researchers have discovered that green tree frogs in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone have turned dark in order to better mitigate the effects of radiation. In April of 1986, a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power...

Company spends five years developing champagne bottle fit for space celebrations

French champagne brand G.H. Mumm has poured a lot of time and resources into developing a futuristic champagne bottle that can be used in space. The Mumm Cordon Rouge Stellar is the first champagne designed...

Horse Kicks – $1,200 horse sneakers are a real thing that exists

Horse Kicks are just what they sound like – sneakers for horses. Created from popular human models like Air Jordan or Yeezy Boost, each pair sells for at least $1,200. With some very few notable...

Startup turns desert sand into fertile soil in just seven hours

Norwegian startup Desert Control claims that it can fight desertification efficiently by spraying sand with Liquid NanoClay (LNC) and turning it into soil in a matter of hours. In the past, we’ve featured many ‘green...

Scientists (Finally!) discover drug that replicates effects of exercise on Muscles

Researchers at Tokyo Medical and Dental University claim to have identified a drug that replicates the benefits of exercise on muscles and bones. Many of us may not want to admit it, but modern life...

This political party is led by an AI entity

The Synthetic Party is a new political group in Denmark that is committed to following the platform thought up by an AI entity known as Leader Lars. Out of all the political parties eyeing a...

Early DNA reveals two distinct populations in Britain after the last ice age

In post-ice age Britain, two different groups of humans have been identified by British researchers. After analyzing the oldest human DNA found in Britain, researchers found two distinct demographic groupings that had resided there following...

94-year-old known as ‘World’s dirtiest man’ dies months after first bath in over 60 years

An Iranian 94-year-old nicknamed the “world’s dirtiest man” for famously not bathing since the middle of the 20th century has died. The BBC writes Amou Haji passed away on Sunday in Dezhgah village, which is located in the southern province of...

Car reported stolen in 92 found buried at California mansion

Three decades after a car was reported stolen in Northern California, police are digging the missing convertible out of the yard of a $15 million mansion built by a man with a history of...

Woman charged with sending bee swarm on deputies at eviction

Authorities claimed a Massachusetts woman is facing many assault and battery charges after she allegedly let loose a swarm of bees on sheriff's officials as they attempted to deliver an eviction notice. According to court...

Man has been pulling out own teeth for over a decade because he can’t get dentist appointment

An English man recently shocked his whole country after claiming to have been pulling off his own teeth for over 10 years because he could never book a dentist appointment. David Sergeant, a former butcher...

Woman dies after accidentally chocking on her dentures

A 48-year-old Colombian woman died after allegedly swallowing and choking on her dental prosthesis while sleeping. Doctors always recommend removing dentures at night, to avoid any kind of accidents, a piece of advice that María...

The Indian village where monkeys own 32 acres of land

The people of Upla, a small village in India’s Maharashtra state, allegedly hold the local monkey population in such high regard that they have had land registered in the animals’ name. Farmland is very precious...

Coco de Mer – The palm tree that produces the world’s largest plant seed

The tropical islands of the Seychelles archipelago are home to a legendary palm tree that produces the world’s largest plant seed – a suggestively-shaped thing that can weigh up to 20 kilograms. Lodoicea maldivica, also...

The ‘world’s smallest chicken’ is taking the Chinese pet scene by storm

Rutin chicken, a domestic hybrid dubbed ‘the world’s smallest chicken’ has become incredibly popular in China lately, fueling a veritable pet craze. Technically, the rutin in chicken is not a chicken. It is a cross...

Artist uses hundreds of dead insect body parts to create ‘Frankenstein’ warriors

A young biology graduate and former taxidermist from Ghent, Belgium, creates warrior figurines out of hundreds of dead insect body parts. 28-year-old Joos Habraken typically spends between 20 and 30 hours working on each of...

Crocodile Crawling – Bizarre back relief exercise takes China by storm

Thousands of people in China are taking up “crocodile crawling” classes, a weird type of back relief exercise inspired by the movement of a crocodile. Multiple news outlets in China have been reporting on a...

The world’s highest ATM sits atop a 4,693-meter-tall Mountaintop

The highest-altitude cash machine in the world is located at the Khunjerab Pass border between China and Pakistan, at an elevation of 4,693 meters. Over the past few decades, the ATM has become one of...

Woman gives birth after acquiring insemination kit and sperm online

24-year-old Bailey Ennis has birthed a bouncing baby boy in September 2021 with the help of a sperm donor. But what’s shocking about it is that she did it by purchasing an artificial insemination kit...

Walking robot dogs is apparently becoming a trend in China

Photos and videos of people walking futuristic robot dogs instead of actual canines have been going viral in China lately, signaling a trend among the younger generations. Robotic dogs inspired by the impressive creations of...

Ukrainian artists create the most amazing glass spiders

Glass Symphony, a Ukrainian family-owned company specializing in hand-made glass sculptures, has become famous for its anatomically-correct arachnids. Using a centuries-old technique known as lampworking, the artisans at Glass Symphony, use glass rods, extreme heat...

This adorable little bird is a real-life Vampire

Geospiza difficilis septentrionalis, aka the Vampire Finch, is a small bird with a very unusual diet – other bird’s blood. Found on only two small islands in the Galapagos Archipelago – Darwin and Wolf –...

Russians are trolling Europeans by streaming gas burning 24/7 on twitch

Russian trolls have come up with a new way of triggering Europeans dealing with inflated gas prices – broadcasting cheap Russian gas burning 24/7 on video streaming platforms like Twitch. It all started on September...

World’s smallest snake can easily be mistaken for an earthworm

Measuring around 10 cm, with a diameter comparable to that of a cooked spaghetti, the Barbados Threadsnake (Tetracheilostoma carlae) is by far the smallest snake in the world. Spotting a Barbados threadsnake for the first...

‘Raincoat man’ arrested after stealing 360 women’s raincoats

A Japanese man obsessed with women’s raincoats has been dubbed ‘Raincoat Man’ after stealing a total of 360 raincoats over a period of 13 years. A 51-year-old man was recently arrested in Osaka, Japan, after...

Man blasts 9 air conditioners in apartment, causes condensation for neighbors

A Singapore man who installed no less than 9 air conditioning in a rented apartment has been hit with complaints from neighbors struggling with condensation and mold. Summers can get pretty hot and humid in...

iPhone 14 scalpers allegedly forced to sell phones on the street at a discount

Chinese iPhone 14 scalpers are apparently struggling to recover their investment as they are forced to sell the handheld for less than the MSRP price. Like it or not, scalpers are an integral part of...

Woman claims to have been living on water alone for the last 41 years

A Vietnamese woman claims to have given up solid food over four decades ago and survived on water spiked with a bit of salt, sugar and lemon juice ever since. 63-year-old Ms. Ngon is famous...

Indian man has been keeping his right arm raised for over a decade

An Indian ‘sadhu’ monk has been holding his arm in an upward position continuously for more than a decade in honor of his god. Mahant Radheypuri Juna Akhara, an Indian sadhu – a religious or...

20-year-old English man has been walking around barefoot for a year

A 20-year-old man from Cambridge, England, has become famous both in his hometown and on social media, because of his decision to shun footwear completely. Up until a year or so ago, George Woodville wore...

Family lives with corpse for over a year, thinking it’s only in a coma

The family of a 35-year-old man who died in April of last year due to Covid-19 have been living with his body ever since, thinking he was only in a coma and would eventually...

Man has been peeing “almost daily” on grave of ex-wife he divorced 48 years ago

A New Jersey man has apparently been holding such a grudge against the ex-wife he divorced nearly five decades ago that he goes to her grave almost every day just to relieve himself on...

Odd News: Woman gives birth after acquiring insemination kit and sperm online

24-year-old Bailey Ennis has birthed a bouncing baby boy in September 2021 with the help of a sperm donor. But what’s shocking about it is that she did it by purchasing an artificial insemination kit...

$50,000 Powerball ticket spent over a month forgotten in winner’s purse

A Missouri woman said she was shocked when a Powerball ticket that was forgotten in her purse for over a month turned out to be a $50,000 winner.The St. Louis County woman told Missouri...

Man Drives in reverse over 16 kilometers in under 30 minutes, sets world record

A 35-year-old man from India’s Tamil Nadu state recently set a new world record for the longest distance driven in reverse in under 30 minutes – 16 kilometers and 140 meters. During an event that...

Man who married 53 women in 43 years “was looking for stability”

A 65-year-old man from Saudi Arabia recently became the talk of the town after it was revealed that he married no less than 53 different women in his search for emotional “stability”. Abu Abdullah married...

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