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January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

Goat getting on zebra’s back going to Bremen Town?

A markhor wild goat doeling at Izu Animal Kingdom in Higashiizu, Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan, is entertaining zoo visitors by jumping onto a zebra’s back, evoking similarities to the Brothers...

September 6, 2018
September 6, 2018

Kuwait store shut down after sticking googly eyes on fish

One seafood shop in Kuwait, tries to trick buyers who apply the check-eyes-first technique, passing off the fish they sell as fresh by sticking googly eyes on them.

November 15, 2017
November 15, 2017

Cyclist who gave Trump the finger is showered with money

More than $70,000 in donations pour into a crowdfunding site set up for the cyclist who is fired from her job for making a rude gesture to President Donald Trump's motorcade.

July 14, 2017
July 14, 2017

No bird-brain here: Ravens can plan ahead

Long admired for their intelligence, ravens are now known to be able to plan ahead, a skill previously thought to belong only to humans and great apes, says a study.

March 4, 2017
March 4, 2017

'I'm a little dazed,' French artist says after living in a rock

French artist Abraham Poincheval is freed from a block of stone in a Paris museum after spending seven days enclosed in it.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Criminal poised to become a star

An American criminal, whose mugshot went viral on the web and won admiration around the world, reveals his first modelling headshot on Instagram, reports Mashable.

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

Couple pick 'wrong' Birmingham in holiday blunder

A couple books a dream holiday to Las Vegas, only to discover when they arrived at Birmingham Airport they have mistakenly booked to fly from Birmingham Alabama.

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

'Monster cattle-eating alligator' is shot in Florida

A hunter in the US has told the BBC how he shot an 800lb (360kg) alligator that was feasting on his farm's cattle.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

104-year-old offered place in nursery school

Four years after celebrating her centenary, a woman in a town in western Sweden is offered a place in the local kindergarten.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

Scientists in Vietnam confirm case of twins with different fathers

A Vietnamese couple recently brought their fraternal twins to the Center for Genetic Analysis and Technologies, in the country's capital of Hanoi, to have DNA tests, after pressure from...