back to homepage

Odd News

YouTube Kids Has Videos on How Reptilians Rule the World, Moon Landing Was Fake

(GIZMODO) by Tom McKay – YouTube Kids, the supposedly child-friendly version of YouTube that’s been shown to often play host to troves of slop content and disturbing videos, apparently was showing videos from British conspiracy theorist David Icke,

Read More

Perth Cycling Team Maps a Journey Resembling a Goat

(NEWSHUB) – A Perth amateur cycling team posted a photo of their mapped ride – and the 202 kilometre ride makes for some glorious GPS art. Riders were asked why

Read More

Germany Bans Internet-Connected ‘Spy’ Doll Cayla

(RTÉ News) – German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called ‘My Friend Cayla’ that can chat with children, warning that it was a de facto “hidden spying device”. Parents

Read More

Found, With a Robot: A Loch Ness Monster

(ATLAS OBSCURA) – Almost 600 feet deep, in the bottom of Loch Ness, a robot named Munin has found the remains of a large object with a very long neck.

Read More

‘Aspiring Weatherman’ Allegedly Starts Forest Fire for Facebook Views

(GIZMODO) – An aspiring internet weatherman in eastern Kentucky was recently arrested on second-degree arson charges after authorities say he intentionally started a wildfire, the Associated Press reports. According to

Read More

Van Gogh’s Severed Ear ‘Regrown’ From Cells Of Artist’s Living Relative

(HUFF POST) – A replica of Vincent Van Gogh’s ear has been grown using genetic material from one of his surviving relatives. Artist Diemut Strebe created the copy using living

Read More

Ig Nobel Win for Alpine ‘Goat Man’

(BBC) – A British man who lived in the Alps as a goat for three days has won one of this year’s Ig Nobel prizes. Tom Thwaites had special prostheses

Read More

Google Street View Blurs Bullocks’s Face

(BBC) – A bullock that had its face blurred by Google Street View has proved a hit on social media. The animal was snapped by Google’s cameras at Coe Fen,

Read More

Lancashire Man Performs DIY Operation on Himself to Remove Suture

(BBC) – An engineer who was left with 8in (20cm) of surgical stitches inside his body after an operation has performed surgery on himself to remove them. Graham Smith admitted

Read More

Creepy Nocturnal Clown Sightings Leave US Police Baffled

(BBC) – Dozens of reported sightings of lurking creepy clowns have been flooding US police stations this summer. Children claim the clowns have tried to lure them into the woods

Read More