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Swiss supermarket introduces mealworm 'Insect Burgers'  👤1463

2017-08-18 14:36:51

A Swiss supermarket chain announced it will soon start selling an unusual beef substitute -- burger patties made from mealworms.

Grocery chain Coop announced seven of its locations in Switzerland will become the first stores to offer manufacturer Essento's Insect Burgers -- as well as meatball-like Insect Balls -- starting next Monday.

Hundreds of Pikachu march through Japan for Pokemon parade  👤1263

2017-08-16 15:54:35

Japan was infested with giant yellow mice, as hundreds of Pikachu took to the street to celebrate the popular Pokemon franchise.

The Yokohama Minato Mirai area of Japan was filled with the iconic Pokemon mascot for a weeklong event known as "Pikachu Outbreak."

Century-old fruitcake found in 'almost edible' condition  👤751

2017-08-14 14:46:47

A fruitcake more than 100 years old was recently discovered in near-edible condition by conservators in Antartica.

The New Zealand-based Antarctic Heritage Trust uncovered a rusted iron alloy tin in Cape Adare containing the fruitcake which could be at least 106 years old.

9-year-old applies for NASA planetary protection job  👤1433

2017-08-08 16:55:02

A New Jersey fourth grader hopes to put his skills as a self-proclaimed "Guardian of the Galaxy" to use in applying for a position at NASA.

NASA's recent announcement about a position as Planetary Protection Officer drew the attention of 9-year-old Jack Davis, who believes he is the right fit for the job.

Train operator baffles its customers by randomly leaving creepy doll on seats  👤1504

2017-08-03 16:32:34

A train operator has gone to creepy lengths to make sure passengers don't clip their toenails or block train doors during their commute.

Pistol-packing bride 'aimed gun at groom'  👤1361

2017-08-02 16:48:27

A Tennessee bride has been arrested after police say she pulled a gun from her wedding dress and threatened her new husband just hours after they wed.

Secret bar in Tower of London  👤1456

2017-08-01 16:48:47

We all love a good secret bar.

It doesn't matter how gross the cocktails are, the fact that you're not drinking it in a Young's makes it taste extra special.

Large Spider Crawls On Unsuspecting Reporter On Live TV  👤2136

2017-07-28 19:28:12

It takes a special kind of journalist not get bugged by a large spider crawling along her shoulder during a live broadcast.

Bull kills itself after horns set on fire at Spanish fiesta  👤3777

2017-07-27 11:57:53

A bull killed itself on a wooden post after being sent into a terrified frenzy when it's horns were set on fire in front of a baying crowd.

World’s youngest woman commander to fly Boeing 777  👤2651

2017-07-26 17:17:48

There are stories that remind us that we should never give up on our dreams. 

Goat born with demonic face terrifies locals so badly they call Police  👤1802

2017-07-24 16:07:09

A baby goat was born with such terrifying demonic features, shocked locals called the POLICE.

Owner Gladys Oveido was left "deeply surprised" when she saw the face of the new arrival on her farm.

Golden retriever gives birth to rare green puppy  👤1606

2017-07-21 15:46:14

A dog owner in Scotland shared photos of her golden retriever with her litter of puppies, one of which stands out for its rare green coloration.

Louise Sutherland said her family was shocked when Rio, their 3-year-old golden retriever, gave birth to a litter that included a green puppy, which they dubbed Forest.

Man lives after 40 minutes with no pulse  👤2146

2017-07-19 11:00:35

A North Carolina man whose heart stopped for about 40 minutes has paid tribute to the emergency workers who brought him back from the dead.

Bull gets stuck inside truck tire at Iowa ranch  👤1761

2017-07-18 12:49:43

An Iowa farmer's show bull ended up in a difficult situation when a truck tire became stuck around the middle of its body.

A video shows the 11-month-old bull standing in its enclosure at the Weeping Fox Ranch in Hartley after somehow managing to

British woman didn't know she had 27 contact lenses on one eye  👤1748

2017-07-17 13:54:24

A British woman had 27 contact lenses on her eye and didn't know about it, doctors said.

The 67-year-old woman reportedly believed that she was experiencing discomfort in her eye due to dry eye or old age.

‘Robot Waitress’ Draws Customers to Pizza Joint  👤1634

2017-07-14 14:18:20

The owners of a pizza shop in Pakistan say business is booming now that they've introduced a robot waitress. Osama Jafri, the engineer who designed the 25-kilogram (55-pound) robot, says it can greet customers and carry pizzas to their tables. The robot resembles a short, slender woman wearing a long dress and apron. He says he wrapped a scarf around the robot's neck so as not to offend conservative patrons.

Man arrested after taking pet crocodile to beach  👤997

2017-07-12 16:57:04

An owner of a giant crocodile has been arrested after he took it to the beach for a walk.

The reptile was kept on a leash, like a dog, as he walked it in shallow water on a beach in Anapa in Russia.

Danish chocolatier crafts world's most expensive chocolate  👤1682

2017-07-10 16:26:39

A Danish artisan chocolatier showed off the process behind creating the world's most expensive chocolate.

Fritz Knipschildt, sometimes known as the Willy Wonka of Connecticut, prepared the La Madeline au Truffe, which sells for $2,600 per pound, for Guinness World Records at the Choclate room in Brooklyn.

RSPCA rescues fox from 'grave mistake' in cemetery  👤2088

2017-07-06 14:11:43

Animal rescuers in Britain said they responded to a cemetery where a not-so-clever fox made a "grave mistake" and ended up with its head trapped between gravestones.

Fire breather sets his own face alight when his performance goes very badly wrong  👤1821

2017-07-05 15:07:55

A fire breather set his own face on fire when his daring performance went badly wrong.

Horrifying footage shows crowds screaming as disaster struck during the daredevil performer's routine at a festival.

Couple buy & convert ‘No.51’ bus To a ‘luxury’ motor-home  👤2392

2017-07-03 17:16:42

A couple spent six years and £10,000 converting their local bus into a motor-home after falling in love with it on eBay.

Tom Grantham, 29, and his partner Kayley Barnes, 30, spent £1,200 on the 1993 number 51 bus when they were shopping for a motor home.

Man spins basketball on a toothbrush for world-record 53 seconds  👤2140

2017-06-29 17:03:41

A man in India set a new world record by balancing a spinning basketball on a toothbrush in his mouth for nearly a minute.

Sandeep Singh, a 25-year-old from Punjab, broke the Guinness World Record for "Longest duration spinning a basketball on a toothbrush" by balancing the ball on the brush for 53 seconds.

Med student walked 3 miles on hands, seeking world record, charity funds  👤3001

2017-06-27 13:07:55

A Florida man walked more than 3 miles on his hands in hopes of breaking a world record and raising funds for charity.

Ashwin Kalyandurg, 22, walked 3.17 miles on his hands, surpassing a 2002 Guinness World Record by 100 meters, during an event to raise funds for four charitable organizations.

Thief steals toe used in Canadian hotel's signature cocktail  👤2108

2017-06-21 13:44:35

A hotel in Canada was robbed of a preserved human toe used as an ingredient in its unique signature drink.

The Sourdough Saloon at Dawson City's Downtown Hotel was enraged by the theft of the toe used to create its Sourtoe Cocktail, which is dropped in a shot of whiskey that the drinker must swallow until the toe touches their lips.

35-pound tabby cat seeking to slim down and find new home  👤2324

2017-06-19 13:40:49

Staff at an animal shelter in Washington, D.C. are working to help a 35-pound rescue cat shed weight and find a new home.

Humane Rescue Alliance shared video Thursday of Symba the hefty, 6-year-old, orange tabby cat exercising on a circular treadmill device as he is prepared for adoption.

Daredevil dubbed the 'French Spider Man' scales one of Barcelona's tallest skyscrapers - WITHOUT a safety harness  👤1315

2017-06-17 13:38:37

A daredevil dubbed the 'French Spider Man' has scaled one of the tallest skyscrapers in Barcelona - WITHOUT a safety harness.

Alain Robert climbed the Melia Barcelona Sky Hotel, a glass and steel covered hotel building known as the fourth tallest tower in the city.

Acrobat Erendira Wallenda hangs by teeth from helicopter above Niagara Falls  👤2248

2017-06-16 13:45:29

Aerialist Erendira Wallenda performed a series of acrobatic acts while hanging by her teeth and toes from a helicopter hundreds of feet above the Niagara Falls.

Piano-playing bear strikes viral chord  👤1994

2017-06-13 16:36:11

Police say it wasn't a burglary — just a black bear that stomped, briefly, on piano keys while rummaging through an apartment in Colorado.

Man lures ants to traps with promise of 'sexy ant dancers'  👤3427

2017-06-12 17:46:55

A New York man who found his kitchen ant traps ineffective is instead catching laughs online thanks to some signs he made to entice the insects.

Doughnuts that glow in the dark  👤2106

2017-06-08 14:49:27

In our semi-regular sessions of eating puddings while sitting in the dark, binge-watching Netflix, we have all too often awoken the next morning to find ourselves covered in all matter of crumbs and stains.

Meet the hygienic 'vampire' couple who say they drink each other's blood to show commitment  👤3045

2017-06-07 11:02:12

A horror-loving couple say they drink each other's blood like vampires - to symbolise their commitment to each other.

But unlike the vampires from TV and novels, Denis Alberto and his girlfriend don't bite each other's necks.

True love is not extinct  👤2333

2017-06-06 15:21:54

These prom photos are dino-mite.

Not content to go the standard corsage-and-embrace route, 19-year-old Hannah Benton and boyfriend Jones Willingham decided to include a T. rex suit in their photos for Willingham's senior prom.

'BlessU-2' robot priest delivers blessings in five different languages  👤2955

2017-06-02 10:04:03

Members of a Protestant church in Germany created a talking robot priest to explore the effect of technology on the church.

The robot, known as "BlessU-2," is part of an interactive instillation, marking the anniversary of the Reformation at a church, in the small town of Wittenberg.

YouTube musician makes beat using fidget spinners  👤2274

2017-06-01 13:23:31

A YouTube music producer who creates songs using household objects harnessed the sounds of fidget spinners and fidget cubes to produce a beat.

World’s most popular engagement ring  👤2393

2017-05-30 17:48:17

For the most part, engagement rings pretty much all look the same.

Often men end up schlepping around jewellers for ages trying to find something their prospective fiance will want to wear – even though all the options are much of a muchness.

Men force young alligator to drink beer  👤2512

2017-05-29 17:51:42

Two men have been charged after shocking photos taken on Snapchat showed them pouring beer into the mouth of a young alligator.

Joseph Andrew Floyd, 20, and Zachary Lloyd Brown, 21, from Ridgeland, South Carolina, were driving between Hardeeville and Tillman when they allegedly saw the alligator crossing the road on 24 May.

Dog interrupts Russian news broadcast, anchor a 'cat person'  👤4014

2017-05-24 14:10:31

A Russian news broadcast was interrupted by a black lab that surprised the female anchor and refused to abandon his quest for her love.

Japanese 6-year-old becomes world's youngest club DJ  👤2174

2017-05-23 14:16:48

A musically talented 6-year-old boy from Japan became the world's youngest club DJ.

Itsuki Morita claimed the Guinness World Record for "Youngest club DJ" after performing a set at L restaurant and bar in Osaka.

Chanel accused of appropriating Aboriginal culture with $1,325 boomerang  👤2083

2017-05-17 14:49:21

Chanel has been criticized for appropriating Indigenous Australian culture by selling a more than $1,000 boomerang.

The $1,325 black wood and resin boomerang is part of the "other accessories" section of the brand's spring-summer 2017 pre-collection, which also includes a $3,350 set of beach tennis rackets and balls, and a $1,150 tennis racket.

Latvian sky diver performs 'world's first drone jump'  👤2212

2017-05-16 13:51:53

A drone manufacturer showed off the strength of their device by hoisting a sky diver 1,082 feet into the air for the "world's first drone jump."

Netherlands zoo gorilla bird-naps baby ducklings  👤3719

2017-05-06 08:16:17

A visitor to a Netherlands zoo captured video of a curious gorilla reaching into a pond in its enclosure and kidnapping a tiny duckling.

Woman who helps thirsty pigs evades jail  👤2616

2017-05-05 12:30:14

A Canadian activist who faced time behind bars for giving water to pigs has been found not guilty.

An Ontario judge dismissed mischief charges against Anita Krajnc, ending a legal battle that captured the global attention of animal rights activists.

Porsche Cayenne pulls Airbus A380 to clinch new world record  👤2368

2017-05-03 16:04:04

A stock Porsche Cayenne set a world record by towing the world's largest passenger plane at an airport in France.

The European-spec 2017 Cayenne S Diesel set a Guinness World Record for the heaviest aircraft pulled by a production car by pulling an Air France Airbus A380 -- which weighs about 628,000 pounds -- at Charles de Gaulle International Airport.

Pennsylvania lawmaker calls Internet troll's grandma  👤3111

2017-05-02 18:49:00

A Pennsylvania state representative who was called a slur on Facebook said he had a phone conversation with the troll's "disappointed" grandmother.

State Rep. Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia, said he was checking his social media pages on a recent morning when he came across a short but profane Facebook comment from someone named David who included a gay slur in his comment.

Cop rescues two goats  👤2922

2017-04-27 18:29:58

A police officer had what looks like his best ever day at work (or ever) after rescuing a pair of miniature goats.

Louis and Mowgli had escaped from their home and started wandering the streets – sparking a mission to apprehend them and bring them back to the fold.

Baby’s head pops out of his mother’s belly  👤3541

2017-04-26 16:02:50

A doctor has recorded the amazing moment of a baby being born via a so-called natural C-section.

The footage was recorded by Doctor Frank Lugo who works at the Cenfer Clinic in Venezuela where he oversaw the procedure.

12-Year-Old Drives 800 Miles Across Australia Before Police Stop Him  👤2724

2017-04-25 15:02:33

There's nothing like the open road.


A 12-year-old boy attempting to drive across Australia by himself drove more than 800 miles before police arrested him.
Authorities from the Broken Hill Highway Patrol stopped the boy around 11 a.m. on Saturday, the New South Wales Police Force said in a statement.

Lankan woman in US wins car  👤6137

2017-04-21 08:48:18

A 30-year-old Sri Lankan woman in Austin won a new car on Wednesday by keeping her lips locked on it for 50 hours.

Dilini Jayasuriya got the keys to a 2017 Kia Optima LX after winning a drawing that included the six other people who had finished the "Kiss a Kia" contest held by 96.7 KISS FM radio at Southwest Kia in Round Rock.

Bungee jump goes horrifically wrong as girl smashes face in botched leap - knocking her teeth out  👤4939

2017-04-20 16:34:23

A bungee jumper knocked her teeth out after her leap from a high platform struck trouble.

Live, long and black giant shipworm found in Philippines  👤3125

2017-04-18 14:18:16

Scientists have found live specimens of the rare giant shipworm for the first time in the Philippines.

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