Officer plays piano to cheer up 93-year-old theft victim
A police community support officer visited a 93-year-old victim of crime, then played some classical music on the retiree’s piano to cheer him up.
Man says he’s a time traveller from year 6000 and shows pic as proof
An unknown time traveller claims to have returned from the year 6000, armed with a blurry photograph as proof of his travels.
Pirates may have liked books as much as treasure!
Researchers believe that pirates may have liked books as much as treasure after finding fragments of a book aboard Blackbeard’s ship Queen Anne’s Revenge!
Tennis players go bananas at Australian Open
CoCo Vandeweghe copped a code violation for eating a banana too slowly, while Denis Shapovalov couldn’t peel his bananas at the Australian Open yesterday.
Airborne car crashes into SECOND floor dental office!
BUT HOW? A car became airborne and crashed into a second floor dental office in Santa Ana, California!
Only in Russia! Man uses tank to ram store and steal wine!
A man rammed a stolen armoured vehicle into a convenience store in Apatity, Russia, climbed through the rubble and helped himself to a bottle of wine.
Freezing weather allows people to walk and skate at the beach!
It is so cold in some parts of the US east coast that people have been filmed walking and skating on frozen water at the beach!
Man sets fire to apartment trying to kill spider with blowtorch
It’s believed that a man may have set fire to his apartment while trying to kill a ‘huge wolf spider’ in a bedroom with a blowtorch.
Snow thwarts attempted robbery
Police say a man attempted to steal $4,000 of stock from a hobby store, but fled without the goods when his shopping cart got stuck in snow in the car park!
Group of friends build island to get around alcohol ban!
A group of friends built an island so that they could drink in ‘International waters’, thereby getting around a New Year’s Eve alcohol ban in New Zealand!
After 60 years best friends find out they’re brothers!
Two men who have been best friends for 60 years realised they are actually brothers after setting off to discover their ancestry!
Boy calls 911 to warn police about the Grinch!
A 5-year-old boy in Mississippi became scared after watching “How the Grinch Stole Christmas’, so he called 911 to warn police about the Grinch’s plans!
Christmas tree planted in Mississippi pothole to alert drivers
An unknown resident in Jackson, Mississippi has planted a Christmas tree in a pothole to alert drivers to the road hazard.
Facebook says it might be bad for your mental health
According to Facebook, the way it’s used could be bad for our mental health, but that the key is to spend MORE time interacting on the social network.
Minion steals man’s lawn and taunts him on Facebook
A West Australian man is being taunted by a minion, who stole a patch of his lawn and has since uploaded pics of the despicable deed to Facebook
Business will pay bearded men to have their beards stroked
A UK business is offering bearded men the opportunity to earn £30 per hour by having their beards stroked in a shopping centre!
Scientists discover fossil remains of ancient giant penguin!
Scientists have discovered the fossil remains of a giant penguin that existed 55 to 60 million years ago, shortly after dinosaurs became extinct.
Researchers working on shatter-proof glass for smartphones!
Researchers at Australia National University are working on glass used in smartphones to make screens shatter-proof!
Take me home button being developed to rescue astronauts in space!
Draper Labs is developing a ‘take me home’ button for spacesuits to help guide lost or unconscious astronauts back to their base in space!
Firefighters rescue dog on thin ice
A dog in Saskatchewan, Canada was rescued by the local fire department after he fell through thin ice at Swift Current.
Words With Friends leads to unlikely friendship between rapper and retiree
After more than 300 games of Words With Friends, a 22-year-old rapper has finally met the 81-year-old retiree he has been dueling with all summer.
Man arrested for smelly socks on a bus
Police in India booked a man for “causing a public nuisance” on a bus because of his smelly socks!
Man cooks own meal at Waffle House while employee sleeps
A South Carolina man walked into a Waffle House at 3am, but the only employee was asleep, so he cooked his own meal in a drunken escapade that has gone viral.
Suspected Ferrari thief caught after asking for gas money
A Californian man has been charged with stealing a Ferrari after he was found asking people for gas money at a gas station.
NZ Prime Minister takes part in nationwide Secret Santa!
New Zealand’s new Prime Minister, Jessica Ardern has confirmed that she is one of the 4,000 people taking part in this year’s NZ Secret Santa!
Californian man to launch himself in ‘no science’ self-built rocket
This weekend, a Californian man who does not believe in science will launch himself in a steam-powered rocket, which he built using mainly scrap materials.