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Meet the Bidens in India: US President-elect's 'distant relatives'

11 Nov 2020

Meet the Bidens in India: US President-elect's 'distant relatives'

United States President-elect Joe Biden has twice in the past mentioned having a family in India. The 77-year-old Democrat had referenced his distant relatives in 2013 during his maiden visit to India and then again in 2015.

Chocolate 'snow' dusts town in Switzerland as Lindt factory malfunctions

19 Aug 2020

Chocolate 'snow' dusts town in Switzerland as Lindt factory malfunctions

Residents of a Swiss town were in for a surprise when they noticed their surroundings covered in what looked like chocolate snow.

No joke! Jodhpur restaurant selling 'COVID Curry' and 'Mask Naan'

02 Aug 2020

No joke! Jodhpur restaurant selling 'COVID Curry' and 'Mask Naan'

The coronavirus pandemic has put a serious dent in the culinary business, but outlet owners are not letting their spirits bow down to it. In fact, the creativity meter has only gone higher.

Arranged-cum-love marriage: MP man marries two women at same ceremony

11 Jul 2020

Arranged-cum-love marriage: MP man marries two women at same ceremony

A man in Madhya Pradesh married two women, his girlfriend and a bride chosen by his parents, at the same wedding ceremony.

Netizens are convinced Kim Jong-un is using a body double

06 May 2020

Netizens are convinced Kim Jong-un is using a body double

Last week, unconfirmed reports emerged that the Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, had died.

In the name of 'coronavirus challenge', woman licks toilet seat

17 Mar 2020

In the name of 'coronavirus challenge', woman licks toilet seat

At a time when people around the world are turning increasingly aware of the need for sanitation in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, one woman is drawing flak for a so-called "coronavirus challenge."

Man says he burned $1mn to avoid paying divorce settlement

08 Feb 2020

Man says he burned $1mn to avoid paying divorce settlement

A Canadian man has told a court that he decided to burn a million dollars to prevent his ex-wife from getting a divorce settlement.

Man designs bizarre single pocket jeans, to carry, well, everything!

27 Jan 2020

Man designs bizarre single pocket jeans, to carry, well, everything!

Do you hate carrying extra baggage and wished your pants somehow had room for all your essentials?

Five weird weight-loss tricks that actually work

13 Jan 2020

Five weird weight-loss tricks that actually work

Tired of hearing the same old-school suggestions for losing weight? We feel you.

Amazon Alexa tells user to kill herself for 'greater good'

24 Dec 2019

Amazon Alexa tells user to kill herself for 'greater good'

Recently, a paramedic student in the United Kingdom was left horrified after seeking the help of Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa to study.

#WeirdNews: Duct-taped banana sold for $120,000 (Rs. 85 lakh)

07 Dec 2019

#WeirdNews: Duct-taped banana sold for $120,000 (Rs. 85 lakh)

In a genuine nod to minimal art, a banana, duct-taped to a wall, has been sold for a mind-boggling price of $120,000 (Rs. 85 lakh).

UP thana turns wedding venue; cops help couple get married

01 Dec 2019

UP thana turns wedding venue; cops help couple get married

In a bizarre incident, a couple in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur got married inside a police station over the weekend.

Porsche owner fined Rs. 9.8 lakh for flouting traffic rules

30 Nov 2019

Porsche owner fined Rs. 9.8 lakh for flouting traffic rules

In a bizarre piece of news, the owner of a Porsche 911 sports car, worth around Rs. 2 crore, was slapped with a whopping fine of Rs. 9.8 lakh by the Ahmedabad Regional Transport Office (RTO) for driving without valid legal documents and number plates.

Man mysteriously receives money in account; believes Modiji sent it

22 Nov 2019

Man mysteriously receives money in account; believes Modiji sent it

A man in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district was pleasantly surprised when he saw a large sum of money mysteriously appear in his State Bank of India (SBI) account.

#TrueStory: Bundles of cash showered from Kolkata building

21 Nov 2019

#TrueStory: Bundles of cash showered from Kolkata building

In a bizarre incident, countless pedestrians and bystanders were seen trying to grab as much scattered cash as possible, after bundles of rupee notes, worth around Rs. 5 lakh, were thrown out of a building on the busy Bentinck Street in Kolkata.

Now, buy cow dung cakes in New Jersey for $3

19 Nov 2019

Now, buy cow dung cakes in New Jersey for $3

After becoming a legit thing on popular e-commerce platforms such as Amazon and Flipkart, desi cow dung cakes have now found a place on the shelves of a grocery store in New Jersey, US.

This 9-year-old prodigy will soon become world's youngest graduate

16 Nov 2019

This 9-year-old prodigy will soon become world's youngest graduate

A 9-year-old boy is set to become the youngest person to attain a university degree.

Russian man sneaks fat cat on flight; loses airline miles

13 Nov 2019

Russian man sneaks fat cat on flight; loses airline miles

For a Russian man, sneaking an overweight pet on a flight has caused trouble.

This 10-year-old McDonald's meal still looks edible on livestream

04 Nov 2019

This 10-year-old McDonald's meal still looks edible on livestream

You may have heard that food from McDonald's just doesn't seem to age. The gossip has been around for quite a while.

Vets remove 52 kg plastic from cow after 5-hour-long surgery

20 Oct 2019

Vets remove 52 kg plastic from cow after 5-hour-long surgery

In a distressing incident, a cow in Chennai was found to have a whopping 52 kilograms of plastic waste in its stomach.

Hangovers now count as an illness, rules German court

24 Sep 2019

Hangovers now count as an illness, rules German court

If you have ever gotten into an argument with your boss about how a sick leave is totally warranted after a night of heavy weekday drinking, don't worry, a German court is here to back you up.

Man proposes to girlfriend underwater; dies before hearing 'Yes'

23 Sep 2019

Man proposes to girlfriend underwater; dies before hearing 'Yes'

In a tragic piece of news, a United States man died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater in Tanzania, East Africa.

Area 51 raid to be live-streamed. Will visitors spot aliens?

20 Sep 2019

Area 51 raid to be live-streamed. Will visitors spot aliens?

Months after the Area 51 raid commenced as a Facebook event, the madness shows no signs of stopping.

Pakistani singer threatens PM Modi with snakes, faces jail

15 Sep 2019

Pakistani singer threatens PM Modi with snakes, faces jail

Pakistani pop singer, Rabi Pirzada has landed herself in legal trouble, days after posting a video on social media, wherein she can be seen posing with wild animals, including several snakes and an alligator.

22-year-old mystery of missing man solved, thanks to Google Earth

14 Sep 2019

22-year-old mystery of missing man solved, thanks to Google Earth

Florida resident William Earl Moldt disappeared off the face of the Earth 22 years ago, after a night of drinking in November 1997.

Frenchman dies during sex on work trip, company held "responsible"

13 Sep 2019

Frenchman dies during sex on work trip, company held "responsible"

A French company is being held accountable for the death of an employee, who suffered a heart attack while having sex on a business trip.

UK teen loses eyesight/hearing after eating French-fries, Pringles for years

04 Sep 2019

UK teen loses eyesight/hearing after eating French-fries, Pringles for years

In a bizarre piece of news, a teenager from the United Kingdom has lost his vision and hearing after surviving on a diet of French fries, Pringles, white bread, etc., for many years.

Crows attack this Madhya Pradesh man every day: Here's why

04 Sep 2019

Crows attack this Madhya Pradesh man every day: Here's why

For the last three years, Shiva Kewat has been living a life of fear. Every day, as soon as Kewat steps out of his home in Shivpuri's Sumela village, Madhya Pradesh, a murder of crows swoop down from the sky, clawing and biting the poor man.

Madhya Pradesh: Over 400 injured in annual 'Gotmar' stone-pelting festival

01 Sep 2019

Madhya Pradesh: Over 400 injured in annual 'Gotmar' stone-pelting festival

Over 400 people were injured in the Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh during the annual 'Gotmar' (stone-pelting) festival on Saturday.

Rajasthan teacher spends Rs. 3.7L on chopper-ride on retirement day

01 Sep 2019

Rajasthan teacher spends Rs. 3.7L on chopper-ride on retirement day

In Rajasthan, a school teacher made a grand exit after retiring from a government higher secondary school in Alwar.

Madhya Pradesh couple seeks divorce over husband's UPSC obsession

01 Sep 2019

Madhya Pradesh couple seeks divorce over husband's UPSC obsession

In a bizarre piece of news, a woman in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal left her husband due to his obsession with the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations.

Rajasthan cop seen "taking bribe" in pre-wedding shoot; served notice

27 Aug 2019

Rajasthan cop seen "taking bribe" in pre-wedding shoot; served notice

Apart from being obnoxiously expensive, unnecessary, and undeniably cringe-worthy, it seems pre-wedding shoots can also land one in serious trouble at work.

UAE woman files for divorce because husband was "too loving"

24 Aug 2019

UAE woman files for divorce because husband was "too loving"

While we often hear tragic stories of divorce where the spouse feels mistreated, abused or ignored, a woman in the United Arab Emirates is divorcing her husband because he is "too loving."

Couple takes sand from Italy beach, faces jail for 'stealing'

21 Aug 2019

Couple takes sand from Italy beach, faces jail for 'stealing'

If you've ever been to a beach, you might have felt the impulse to pick up seashells, or fill up a bottle with sand to take home.

'World's first Porsche' couldn't be auctioned because of pronunciation error

20 Aug 2019

'World's first Porsche' couldn't be auctioned because of pronunciation error

The "world's first Porsche" was expected to find a buyer at an auction in California, but instead it met with boos, with some even walking out of the venue.

Here's how much weed Mike Tyson smokes in a month

15 Aug 2019

Here's how much weed Mike Tyson smokes in a month

Retired boxing champion Mike Tyson has revealed that he smokes up to $40,000 (Rs. 28 lakh) worth of cannabis in a month.

Mumbai hotel charges Rs. 1,700 for two boiled-eggs; Twitter reacts

12 Aug 2019

Mumbai hotel charges Rs. 1,700 for two boiled-eggs; Twitter reacts

If you thought that paying over Rs. 400 for two bananas was a bit extravagant, you are in for more surprise.

AFI asked for athletes' photos; received shirtless, photoshopped images instead

11 Aug 2019

AFI asked for athletes' photos; received shirtless, photoshopped images instead

Last month, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) had made online registration compulsory for athletes to enter into competitions.

This Greek island will pay you to live there

09 Aug 2019

This Greek island will pay you to live there

What is the best time to visit Greece?

Dressed as daughter, Brazilian gang leader tries to escape prison

06 Aug 2019

Dressed as daughter, Brazilian gang leader tries to escape prison

If there's one thing that Game of Thrones' Arya Stark got wrong, it's making every other person with a silicone mask believe that they can slip in and out of places unnoticed.