• 'Weird Al' Yankovic parodies his way to top of Billboard chart 6 days ago

    Reuters: "Weird Al" Yankovic, the parody singer and cult figure, on Wednesday earned his first No. 1 album on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on the strength of several viral videos released online. Parodying pop hits such as Pharrell's "Happy" ("Tacky") and Lorde's "Royals" ("Foil"), Yankovic's "Mandatory Fun" album...
  • 10 weird world records November 26, 2013

    Kenichi Ito, known as the Charlie, a golden retriever with the world loudest bark according to Guinness World Record, barks at the Royal Easter Show in Sydney.
  • Kazakhstan: Boy declared 'pregnant' by doctors February 16, 2013

    Moscow: A male pregnancy is definitely a medical sensation grabbing headlines worldwide. A 15-year-old Kazakh boy was recently declared pregnant, given a handful of erroneous medical prescriptions and a bill for 50,000 tenge ($330). Baizhan Aldashev was never really pregnant. But the boy was pronounced "with child" at a hospital in...
  • Bizarre ways of travelling November 11, 2012

    A woman rides a unicycle at a park in Shanghai. The unicycle was designed several years ago by Chinese inventor Li Yongli.Sudhakar Yadav, an Indian rides a cricket bat shaped car in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.Car designer Sudhakar Yadav drives a car in the shape of a snooker table in Hyderabad.
  • 'Pilot Inspektor'? Bizarre names of H'wood celeb kids October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Actress Uma Thurman's daughter has joined the list of celebrity children with bizarre names. Thurman's daughter is justifiably called Luna at home since her official name is Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson. William Shakespeare wouldn’t know that even ages down his popular line ‘What’s in a name’ from...
  • Weird world records October 7, 2012

    Beekeeper She Ping is covered with bees during a challenge to break the world record in Chongqing Municipality.Gabriel Guallo of Ecuador's Quichua tribe stands with a tarantula on his face to demonstrate how he is planning to break a world record, in El Tena.Japanese fashion designer Kazuhiro Watanabe, who holds the world record for the
  • Whale sperm, orgasmic feet top bad science list December 29, 2011

    London: From whale sperm to colon cleansers to the shape of a woman's foot when she has an orgasm, celebrities did not disappoint during 2011 with their penchant for peddling suspect science in the world's media. In its annual list of what it considers the year's worst abuses against science, the...
  • Chickens peck fox to death in Britain March 4, 2010

    In a shocking incident, a British woman claims that a fox in her neighbourhood was killed by her chickens. Michelle Cordell said that she found the dead fox covered in blood when she went to collect eggs on Saturday. According to her, it was lying dead, next to a little side table...