A video of a US news anchor apparently rapping to Snoop Dog's Gin and Juice is going viral online.
A bid by police in New York to improve their public image by asking people to post pictures of officers on Twitter has badly backfired.
A US inventor who created a gadget to let cat owners play with their pets while away from home has received a huge online thumbs-up.
A comedy troupe have broken the record for the world's highest theatrical performance - by acting out Shakespeare on a plane.
A US company has developed a light-producing plant that is bright enough to be used as a lamp.
Two skydivers have set a world record by BASE jumping from the pinnacle of the 2,717-foot-high Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the world's tallest building.
A pensioner had a lucky escape in the Czech Republic when he got up virtually unscathed after being hit by a speeding train.
Passers-by were surprised to see a man walking two ducks on a lead down a busy London high street.
A Chinese farmer was pinned to a seat in his farm vehicle after a tree branch speared through the front of his vehicle, and impaled him through the groin.
Makers of a high-tech police anti-riot vehicle are facing some tough questions after the £820m vehicle was badly damaged by eggs and tennis balls.
A Florida fisherman has reeled in an 805lb (365kg) mako shark along a Gulf Coast beach.
A leopard hid in the roof of a house in western India before launching an attack on petrified residents.
Two West Sussex brothers are beating the girls at their own game by competing in beauty pageants - and winning.
A man in China is planning to open the world's first bra museum after collecting 5,000 of them over the past two decades.
A German woman who found her 60cm miniature horse was lost inside a horse box came up with a smart idea for moving him around - in the boot of her smart car.
A Cow and a bull have been married off in a lavish Indian wedding - costing £10,000.
A Facebook group called 'Animals Stuck in Odd Places But Which Don't Seem To Mind' is proving an unlikely smash hit.
A large black bear had a less than gentle landing after it was shot out of a tree using a tranquilliser gun.
The future looks bright for Titch the tiny lamb thanks to her snazzy new wardrobe.
Over the years people have surrendered cats and dogs to shelters for all sorts of reasons but rarely for excessive flatulence.
Four prisoners are threatening to sue the prison service for failing to recognise their Jedi religion.
A teenage mother drove off from a friend's house after smoking marijuana - forgetting she had left her baby on the car roof.
An undercover cop spent two months dressed as an Amish woman in the hope of scaring off a man exposing himself to Amish children.
Police in Poland say an alleged thief tried to dispose of incriminating evidence - by eating the proceeds of his crimes.
A Chinese businessman has been caught after illegally building two flats on top of his 18th floor penthouse which he tried to hide by covering it with plants.
A sex-crazed Angelina Jolie lookalike has received a suspended jail sentence after a cabbie complained she tried to kill him when he refused to satisfy her for a third time.
A court stenographer is accused of ignoring trial details and instead repeatedly typing "I hate my job".
A prisoner's bid to sue Strangeways after he fell out of bed has been rumbled as a fake insurance claim.
Japan's biggest organised criminal gang has launched its own website to boost its ailing membership.
A US school bus driver who took children back to school instead of driving them home told police she had been eating gin-soaked raisins.
North Korean diplomats have asked the British government to step in after a London hairdresser used an image of the secretive regime's leader in a promotion for cheaper hair cuts.
TV bosses in Norway are pushing the boundaries of broadcasting taste with a new show in which celebrities plan their own funerals.
Two men claiming to be North Korean officials have confronted a London hairdresser who filled his salon window with a poster of Kim Jong-Un, alongside the words: "Bad Hair Day?"
A Cornish pub attracted some apparently unexpected attention when it put up a sign to let customers know it was still open.
A video of New York subway passengers screaming in terror and clambering onto their seats after spotting a rat is going viral online.
A hilarious video of babies reacting to the taste of lemons for the first time is proving a viral hit online.
Health and safety officials in Russian have closed a cheesemaking factory after pictures were posted on Facebook of workers having a bath in a vat of milk.
A Serbian woman who appealed for people to send in sex toys for an exhibition received so many from all over the world that she now plans to open a museum.
A toddler has been reunited with his mother after he was discovered inside a claw crane machine filled with stuffed animal toys at a nearby bowling alley.
A video of a US flight attendant turning her safety talk into a comedy routine is proving a huge hit online.
A video of confused children being given a Sony Walkman to examine is going viral on YouTube.
Australians are being urged to pay to listen to a minute of silence on their mobile phones to pay tribute to the country's war dead.
A size 22 ballet dancer has lost eight stone over the shame of being too fat to wear a tutu.
A great-great grandmother who is the oldest barmaid in the world will soon celebrate her 100th birthday - but has no plans to retire.
A Devon falconer is so obsessed with birds of prey that he has learned to fly just like them.
A Finnish funny man has uploaded a video of himself mimicking the sound of 30 different animals.
An aspiring comedian's video of himself scaring his girlfriend 22 times is proving a smash hit online.
This was the bizarre scene when a woman was spotted taking man for walkies on a dog lead in a London street.
Police in China are trying to hunt down a pilot who landed on a road and drove into a nearby petrol station to refuel.
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