Tuesday , 23 May 2017

Odd News

‘Spiderman’ Takes Down Shoplifter Outside Mall

A street performer dressed as Spiderman came to the rescue when he managed to take down a suspected shoplifter as shocked passers-by watched in awe. Mark Zilio also known as ‘Peter Parkour’ tried his hand at real-life crime fighting when he restrained the fleeing suspect. Zilio was working outside the store …

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Priest Blames Gay Unions For Recent Earthquakes In Italy

An Italian priest has blamed the recent earthquakes that have ravaged the European country in recent times on gay civil unions. Father Giovanni Cavalcoli said the tremors which killed hundreds and left tens of thousands homeless, were “divine punishment” for the unions, earning the Vatican’s wrath. The theologian known for his strict views, made the comments …

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Trader Scalds Neighbour’s Chest Area With Hot Rice

A 36 year-old man, Adebayo Kehinde, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly pouring hot rice on his neighbour, following an argument on house cleaning. The accused person, who is a trader, lives at 1, Olusegun Close, Mafoluku, Oshodi, a suburb of Lagos and he is standing …

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Two Policemen In Delta, Apprehended For Involvement In Kidnap

Delta State Police Command has arrested two Mobile Police Corporals attached to MOPOL 31, Ogwashi-Uku, over alleged involvement in the kidnap of one Efe Daniel Umukoro. Vanguard gathered that the suspects were arrested by members of the State Anti-Kidnapping Committee at Abraka. The state’s House of Assembly had set up …

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Ghanaian Bar Offers Premier League Themed Burgers

ghanaian bar honeysuckle offers premier league themed burgers

A sports bar in Ghana has offered its customers premier league themed burgers. The Honeysuckle in East Legon, Accra offered various burgers ranging in names like Special One, Sergeant Pep, Normal One, Godfather, Le Professeur. The names of the burgers corresponded to the nicknames of managers the burger was themed after. Special …

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VIDEO: Man Proposes To His Girlfriend With Crocodile As Witness

An Australian reptile handler has proposed to his girlfriend using a crocodile as a witness inside a park’s crocodile enclosure. The Reptile Park posted a video of the proposal on Facebook, featuring “Elvis”, the 14-foot croc. ABC News reported Billy Collett calling his girlfriend Siobhan Oxley, whom he introduced as “the …

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VIDEO: Bloody Fight Ensues After Penguin Comes Home To Find ‘Wife With Another Man’


A video which shows two penguins in a bloody brawl after one came home to find his wife with another male has gone viral on the internet. The video was tweeted by the National Geographic channel and it shows a penguin returning to his burrow at a breeding site, only to …

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Woman Sues To Stop US Presidential Election

A woman has filed a lawsuit to stop the US presidential election from holding this coming Tuesday. Louise K. Nolley of Buffalo, New York contends that neither republican candidate Donald Trump nor his democrat counterpart Hillary Clinton is suitably qualified for the office. She requests the election be postponed until such time …

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Teen Insists She’s 9 Months Pregnant Even As Ultrasound Shows No Baby

A teenage girl is insisting she is 9-months pregnant even though ultrasound scan reveal no baby. The 19-year-old girl identified only as Haley insists she is about to give birth to a baby boy whom she says is Jesus. She says that even though pregnancy tests and multiple doctors have not been …

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Diarrhoea Can Cause Erectile Dysfunction – Herbal Expert

Prof. Musa Yakubu of the University of Ilorin has asserted that diarrhoea can cause erectile dysfunction in men. Yakubu told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin on Friday that diarrhoea was a condition in which watery faeces was frequently discharged. The biochemistry lecturer also revealed that the prevalence of …

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Parents In Spain Threaten ‘Strike’ Over Weekend Homework

Parents in Spain are ready to go on strike for their kids to be given free time from homework during weekends. The Spanish Confederation of Associations of Mothers and Fathers of Students (CEAPA) has called on parents whose children attend state schools to boycott weekend homework for the whole month of November. …

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Woman Showcases 11-Foot Hair After Growing It For 18 Years

A Chinese woman spread out her hair on the stage in a Chinese park and had her hair measured. The 60-year-old woman showed off her impressive hair which measured a staggering 11 feet on Sunday for spectators at a park in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, and revealed the results of the annual …

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Man Born With Rare Deformity Pleads, “I Want To Live A Normal Life”

A 22-year-old man from India, Arun Kumar, suffering a rare deformity, has launched an online appeal for medical help to enable him live a normal life. Kumar, who was born with two extra legs on his back, has difficulties walking or sitting properly as a result of the deformity. One …

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Austrian Airline Offers 8-Minute International Flight

The world’s shortest regular international flight is set to be begun by an Austrian airline. The eight-minute flight across Lake Constance is offered by People’s Viennaline, and it connects St. Gallen-Altenrhein in Switzerland with Friedrichshafen in southern Germany. Although the flight is part of a route that continues onward to the western German city …

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Bono Becomes First Man To Be Named On Glamour’s ‘Women of the Year’


Popular Women’s magazine Glamour has named rockstar Bono in its list of Women of the Year. The lead singer of Irish rock band U2 was included in the annual list of the Magazine honouring female achievements, making him the first man to ever receive the honour. The magazine said the 56-year-old was honoured because …

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Man arrested for defiling, impregnating 15-year-old stepdaughter

A 40-year-old man, Victor Emafolomi, has been detained by the police for allegedly defiling his wife’s daughter, Keji. PUNCH Metro learnt that the suspect was apprehended on Sunday by the police from the Agbado division after the mother of the victim reported the case. Keji (pseudonym) lived with her mother …

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Little Boy Rides Toy Car In Rush Hour Traffic

In China, a little child was found riding his toy car in the midst of heavy traffic. Surveillance footage obtained from Closed Circuit Television captured the boy in the dangerous act. The boy is seen in the video pushing the car in the middle of the road during rush hour …

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Swimming Couple Interrupted By Crocodile In Zimbabwe

crocodile zimbabwe

A video showing a crocodile disrupt a couple swimming in a pool at a resort in Zimbabwe has gone viral. A security camera at the resort recorded the incident which happened as the couple were having a nighttime swim. The footage, which was posted to YouTube by user Zimbo88, shows …

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Thief Breaks Into Car To Steal Chocolate Bar, Leaves Apology Note

chocolate kit kat apology note

Over the weekend in the US, a student left his car for 15 minutes, only to discover that he had been robbed off his chocolate bar, and was left with a handwritten note by the burgler, saying he or she was ”sorry”. Hunter Jobbins shared the note on Twitter which read: …

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Man Changes His Name To iPhone 7 To Get One For Free

A Ukrainian man has changed his name to iPhone 7  in order to win himself the coveted gadget. Olexander Turin changed his name to ”iPhone Sim (Seven)” after probably thinking an affidavit to legally do so wouldn’t make much impact to his account balance as an iPhone 7 would. It all started when an electronics store in …

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