BizarreNews

Timelines
#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).

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.

#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.

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.

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.

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.

7-year-old with rare condition has 526 teeth removed from jaw

01 Aug 2019

7-year-old with rare condition has 526 teeth removed from jaw

In an astoundingly successful surgery, doctors at the Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, removed 526 teeth from a seven-year-old's mouth.

Woman visits doctor for stomach pains; he prescribes her condoms

29 Jul 2019

Woman visits doctor for stomach pains; he prescribes her condoms

In a shocking incident, a Jharkhand doctor prescribed a woman condoms after she paid him a visit with complaints of stomach pain.

US: Woman arrested for wearing stolen teeth to probation meeting

29 Jul 2019

US: Woman arrested for wearing stolen teeth to probation meeting

In what is probably the weirdest news that you would read day, a United States woman was arrested for stealing someone else's dentures.

Robert Vadra posts video of cow that 'predicts the future'

28 Jul 2019

Robert Vadra posts video of cow that 'predicts the future'

Early on Sunday morning, businessman Robert Vadra shared a video of a cow that "predicts the future."

Hyderabad: Man claims to own 5-acre of land on moon

28 Jul 2019

Hyderabad: Man claims to own 5-acre of land on moon

While plucking the moon from the sky to gift to your lover may be a stretch, a Hyderabad man did the next best thing.

This 6-year-old YouTuber just bought a Rs. 55cr property

27 Jul 2019

This 6-year-old YouTuber just bought a Rs. 55cr property

While most of us would never be able to earn Rs. 55 crore in our lifetime (assuming we even live full lives), a six-year-old has just bought a posh building worth $8 million (Rs. 55 crore)!

Man puts lizard in food for free meals from Railways

24 Jul 2019

Man puts lizard in food for free meals from Railways

The catering services on Indian Railways have a pretty bad reputation. And, a 70-year-old man tried to take advantage of this fact to get free meals.

This pair of Nike shoes just sold for $437,500

24 Jul 2019

This pair of Nike shoes just sold for $437,500

Setting a new world record, a pair of Nike running shoes, called the "Moon Shoe," sold for $437,500 (Rs. 3.01cr) on Tuesday, according to New York auction house Sotheby's.

DIY counterfeiting: German woman attempts buying Audi with 'Monopoly' money

23 Jul 2019

DIY counterfeiting: German woman attempts buying Audi with 'Monopoly' money

Money most certainly doesn't grow on trees, but that never stops people from wondering, "What if it did?"

Is that Indian Army #BottleCapChallenge video fake or real?

21 Jul 2019

Is that Indian Army #BottleCapChallenge video fake or real?

It has been weeks since the #BottleCapChallenge took the internet by storm, but apparently, the trend is not entirely dead yet.

Couple who named son 'Google' receive gifts from tech giant

17 Jul 2019

Couple who named son 'Google' receive gifts from tech giant

An Indonesian couple named their newborn 'Google', proving that it's never too soon to set your child up for bullying at school and disappointment.

Five of the most bizarre fashion trends ever

16 Jul 2019

Five of the most bizarre fashion trends ever

Fashion has been around since time immemorial.

8 lakh plan to 'storm Area 51' to see aliens

15 Jul 2019

8 lakh plan to 'storm Area 51' to see aliens

Call it a mystery, or a hoax, the top-secret US military base "Area 51" has fueled many "alien" stories for decades.

Kolkata: Busy watching Ind-NZ match, hospital staff loses patient's finger

12 Jul 2019

Kolkata: Busy watching Ind-NZ match, hospital staff loses patient's finger

A private hospital in Kolkata misplaced a patient's severed finger, which was to be re-attached during a surgical procedure.

Chrome extension allows you to (sneakily) watch Netflix at work

10 Jul 2019

Chrome extension allows you to (sneakily) watch Netflix at work

Do you often get bored at your job? Does your boss constantly complain about your lack of productivity? Are you a closet anarcho-communist forced to work an exploitative job under capitalism and just want some revenge?

Japan observes weird trend: People rent cars; don't drive them

08 Jul 2019

Japan observes weird trend: People rent cars; don't drive them

Car-sharing or rental services have become widely popular across the globe, allowing people to rent cars for short periods of time.

Five weird (but handy) gifts for your dog

08 Jul 2019

Five weird (but handy) gifts for your dog

Your dog deserves only the best.

'Heaven is real,' says woman who died for 27 minutes

28 Jun 2019

'Heaven is real,' says woman who died for 27 minutes

The debate on whether life after death is a reality has no end to it. People who are alive have no way to establish that heaven/hell truly exists (faith doesn't really count), and the ones who are dead, well... we can't talk to them (again, Ouija boards don't really count).

Canada: 80-year-old doctor used his sperm to inseminate patients

27 Jun 2019

Canada: 80-year-old doctor used his sperm to inseminate patients

A fertility doctor in Ottawa, Canada, was recently stripped of his license after he was found inseminating patients with the wrong sperm for decades.