A man who swallowed a plastic whistle when he was nine-years-old and made shrill whistle sounds after falling asleep at night for 15 years has finally been able to breathe a sigh of relief
Major General James Cowan from the British Army has proposed that soldiers should not be served sandwiches because 'a gentleman or lady always uses a knife and fork'
A little boy obsessed with rubbish bought a real-life bin lorry on eBay with his mum's credit card
A library in high-tech Estonia is getting children to read out loud to dogs to boost their confidence, reading and social skills with a little help from man’s best friend
A five-hour battle between a snake and a crocodile, ended with the 10ft python eating its vanquished opponent in Queensland, Australia. The entire incident was captured on camera by local residents
Climbers scaling Mount Everest will have to bring back eight kilograms of garbage under new rules, designed to clean up the world’s highest peak, a Nepalese official said yesterday
Stars on tour often have their demands. But, none as weird as rock band U2’s lead singer Bono
Britain's first ever cat cafe where customers can enjoy a cup of coffee in the company of several felines officially opened its doors on Saturday.
A 24-year-old girl from Cromer, Norfolk has come out in open regarding her sexual appetite
Jennifer Lawrence salami, anyone? Kanye Wurst? Franco-fert? Specially cultivated sausages grown using the body tissue of celebrities could well be a reality, if the science bods at Bitelabs are to be believed
In a bizarre incident, a man in the US took a tiger cub for a stroll through a commercial area of a Chicago suburb and even entered a bar with the animal after which he was charged with misdemeanours
Lucas Whiteley had asked for help with science homework, and NASA engineer Ted Garbeff sent back 10-minute personalised video, also gave him virtual tour of their California base
A journalist managed to catch the person who killed his wife after getting a tip off — from their pet parrot
Turning vegetarian for most people means cutting out the meat and bulking up on the vegetables, but for 38-year-old Dan Janssen it meant eating pizza, and only pizza.
Hong Kong is pondering whether to rip out some seats from overcrowded metro trains to give the city's smartphone-addicted population more room to interact with their devices
A ‘psychic’ couple in northeast London failed to see this one coming: their crystal ball setting their house on fire
It is meant to bring good fortune to those who are unlucky in love, but a tradition of rubbing the right breast of a bronze statue of Juliet in Verona has left it looking decidedly the worse for wear
A necrophiliac was arrested in Cambodia, after he was caught sleeping in a coffin
Known as the 'iPhone of guns', the world’s first smart gun allows people wearing a specialised watch to fire it
An elderly American woman from Chesnee, South Carolina, recently dialed 911 after her husband asked her to “hook up” with his sisters to spice up their sex life