Weird Wide Web
Blobfish wins world's ugliest animal contest (VIDEO)
The blobfish, which looks like — as its name suggests — a gelatinous blob, has won the title of world's ugliest animal, and is now the official mascot of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society.
Skateboarding goat among entries to the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records
The latest edition of the Guinness world records book features more than 3,000 new or updated entries.
Feral pig gets drunk, picks fight with cow and passes out under tree
A feral pig ransacked an Australian campsite and got drunk after downing three six-packs of beer before running amok and putting on a show for campers.
Filipino man, Herbert Chavez, wants to look like Superman
Herbert Chavez, of Calamba City, Philippines, has transformed his face and body to look just like the fictional character Clark Kent.
Madrid mayor's English raises heckles; spawns viral videos
Madrid's mayor, Ana Botella, is being ridiculed after struggling to answer a question posed in English at an Olympic bid press conference.
Canada releases Superman collector coin for 75th anniversary
Canada's Royal Canadian Mint released seven coins on Monday, showing scenes from the history of comic book hero Superman.
92 year old French lady locked in bank vault for 23 hours
Forgetting she was in the vault, the employees at the bank closed the vault and the branch.
Teen killed by toy helicopter in New York City park
The 19-year-old Queens man was killed when the toy remote control helicopter he was flying struck him in the head at a park in New York City.
Alaska mayor Stubbs the cat badly injured in dog attack (VIDEO)
Stubbs the cat, who was elected mayor of Alaskan town Talkeetna 15 years ago, was badly injured Saturday in a dog attack.
French testicles at risk as Pacu fish makes its way down Seine River
The French angler told river police about his catch after noticing how unusual it looked.
German boy finds mummy in grandparents' attic
The perfectly wrapped mummy may have been brought back to Germany after a trip to Egypt by his late grandfather in the 1950s.
Cat survives being shot through with an arrow
Lucky New York feline is given veterinary treatment and expected to make full recovery after being found shot through by an arrow.
King Richard III had worms, researchers say
Researchers in England say they have discovered new evidence showing the hunchback King Richard III was infected with intestinal worms during his medieval reign.
Crocodile traps man on Australian island for 2 weeks
Every time Ryan Blair tried to leave in his kayak he was approached by the seemingly hungry predator.
30 police horses stampede through Mexico City (VIDEO)
Residents of Mexico City got a scare on Monday when 30 police horses stampeded down one of the capital's busiest avenues, damaging 11 cars and injuring one person.
Record-setting alligator snared in Mississippi
Alligator season kicks off with the capture of a two monster reptiles — the biggest weighing in at a mighty 727 pounds.
London's 'Walkie Talkie' skyscraper blamed for melting cars, starting small fire
Developers are investigating claims that light reflected from the 37-storey glass building warped cars and set fire to a doormat.
Study: Goldfish listen to music, prefer Bach
A new study finds that not only do goldfish listen to music, the famously forgetful fish can also distinguish between Bach and Stravinsky.
Kangaroo fights dog (in water) in Australia (VIDEO)
Rather than portraying kangaroos as cuddly, bouncy creatures, the video has played up the marsupial's feisty side.
Bank robber survives 21-floor fall during escape attempt
When police searched the building, they heard cries for help coming from the trash compactor in the basement.
Dunkin' Donuts blackface ad slammed in Thailand
Dunkin' Donuts has apologized after taking heat over an ad in Thailand that used a woman in blackface to sell its "charcoal donut."
Koreans up in arms over portrayal of feces wine (VIDEO)
The alternative news outlet Vice first ran the story of the drink, ttongsul, which they claim is used in traditional medicine.
Ridiculously pricey cafe opens in Pyongyang, North Korea
In Stalinist North Korea, a new coffee shop has opened seemingly to prove just how strange and unjust things have become.
First Sharknado, now sharks that can walk (VIDEO)
The Hemiscyllium halmahera doesn't exactly walk but rather waddles along wiggling its fins.
Study confirms that haters are gonna hate no matter what
Researchers have shown that indeed some people have a disposition to hate everything, while some others tend to like everything.
Canadian woman steals back her stolen bike in daring daylight ruse
Kayla Smith of Vancouver had her bike stolen recently and spotted it for sale in an ad on Craigslist.
Russian military hovercraft startles beach-goers in Kaliningrad (VIDEO)
The massive Zubr-class hovercraft was caught on video barreling towards holiday-makers and coming to a halt in the sand.
Single guys rarely change their bedsheets, new study says
A British survey found that the majority of bachelors change their sheets only once every three months.
Columbia, South Carolina, bans homeless people from its downtown
Homeless people in Columbia's downtown will be given three options: go to jail, leave town or head to a shelter on the outskirts of the city.
Not so funny: Thai authorities crack down on 'laughing gas' balloons
Balloons filled with nitrous oxide have proved a hit in backpacker-heavy areas of Thailand, prompting a legal response.
Swimmer Sean Cole snatched by giant crocodile in Australian river
Sean Cole was snatched by the crocodile when he went for a swim with a friend in the Northern Territory's Mary River during a birthday party.