23
Feb2017

Why we put our dead child in sack and threw her into canal – Father

Why we put our dead child in sack and threw her into canal – Father

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 49-year-old man before a Chief Magistrate Court on Ebutte Meta, Lagos, for disposing the remains of his four-year-old daughter into a canal. Adekunle Adewusi, who lives at Folorunsho Kuku Street, Opebi, Ikeja, was alleged to have committed the act on February 7 at his residence. The police prosecutor, Kehinde Omisakin, said the accused, a painter, had nine children with his wife whom he married...

22
Feb2017

Boy, 17, wakes up on the way to his own FUNERAL

Boy, 17, wakes up on the way to his own FUNERAL

Kumar Marewad was bitten by a stray dog last month and was taken to hospital Condition worsened last week and relatives were told his chances were bleak They took him off life support and the teenager stopped breathing and moving Relatives thought he was dead, only for him to wake up on the way to the funeral A 17-year-old boy woke up on the way to his own funeral in...

20
Feb2017

Eastern Libya ban women from traveling without male guardian

Eastern Libya ban women from traveling without male guardian

Eastern Libyan authorities have issued a ban forbidding women from traveling outside the country without a male guardian, sparking mockery. The decision was issued Thursday by the Libyan Chief of Staff Abdel-Razek al-Nadhouri, the military ruler of eastern Libya. He was appointed by army chief Khalifa Hifter who is allied with the internationally recognized parliament. Airport authorities said the decision hasn't been put into effect. "It is ridiculous that in...

20
Feb2017

Snail undergoes operation to fix its SHELL after woman treads on it

Snail undergoes operation to fix its SHELL after woman treads on it

According to website From The Grapevine, this kind of incident is quite common as the snails are attracted to the moisture following heavy rain in the area. Once the snail was inside the surgery, the vet used glue and began piecing it back together using tweezers. The clinic wrote: 'For the broken shell, we need a combination of patience and finesse with epoxy glue. 'We make sure the glue stays...

17
Feb2017

Man returns stolen van after finding dead body in the back

Man returns stolen van after finding dead body in the back

Authorities in California said a man who stole a van from outside a mortuary returned it and stole another vehicle when he discovered a dead body in the back. Riverside Police said a mortuary worker had parked the van outside the business about 1:30 a.m. Sunday and went inside, giving Bobby Joe Washington, 24, the chance to steal the vehicle. "He [the driver] had just picked up a decedent and...

16
Feb2017

Passengers hurry off airplane after female pilot has meltdown and rants on loudspeaker about her divorce

Passengers hurry off airplane after female pilot has meltdown and rants on loudspeaker about her divorce

People feared for their safety and walked off an airplane after the pilot had a public meltdown. People boarded the plane going from Austin, Texas, to San Francisco, California, before the pilot came into the aircraft dressed in her regular clothes. She asked passengers if she should stay with her street clothes or if they want to wait until she changes into her uniform. She then began to rant about...

15
Feb2017

Suicidal woman who paid a contract killer to murder her sues the hitman for failing to 'deliver the service'

Suicidal woman who paid a contract killer to murder her sues the hitman for failing to 'deliver the service'

The Brazilian woman was suffering from chronic anxiety-depressive disorder She claimed she hired killer to end her life but that he did not 'deliver the service' The unnamed woman has since tried to sue him for 'breaching consumer rights' A suicidal woman paid a contract killer to murder her - then sued him for breach of contract after he failed to 'deliver the service'. The Brazilian woman, who suffers from...

13
Feb2017

Man sues Uber after app bug revealed his infidelity and led to divorce

Man sues Uber after app bug revealed his infidelity and led to divorce

A French man is suing ride-sharing service Uber, alleging a glitch in the app outed him for infidelity and led to his divorce. The French Riviera resident is suing the U.S. company for $47 million, alleging a glitch in the application led to the end of his marriage. The lawsuit alleges the man used his wife's iPhone to summon an Uber, and her phone continued to receive notifications about his...

12
Feb2017

Venezuela: The Maduro effect- Gustavo Ocando

Venezuela: The Maduro effect- Gustavo Ocando

Biology student Luis Sibira stumbled across the first set of gory remains last November: eight pink flamingos, their breasts and torsos sliced out, leaving their heads, spindly legs and vivid feathers scattered across the marshy ground at Las Peonias Lagoon in western Venezuela. Flamingo hunting is both illegal and unusual at the lagoon, less than 200 miles from the Colombian border. Sibera, who had been studying the pink birds that...

12
Feb2017

‘Relieved’ family writes scathing Obituary for ‘Evil’ father

‘Relieved’ family writes scathing Obituary for ‘Evil’ father

The obituary of a 75-year-old Galveston, Texas, man who died of cancer last month is getting a lot of attention for its brutal description of the deceased. Leslie Ray “Popeye” Charping lived “29 years longer than expected and much longer than he deserved,” begins the obituary, which states that Charping’s children were “relieved” at his death. It got so much attention that the volume of people trying to read it...

11
Feb2017

Mom of Edo triplets begs runaway husband to return

Mom of Edo triplets begs runaway husband to return

Mrs. Queen Udekwe, whose husband Mathew abandoned after she gave birth to a set of triplets, has appealed to her husband to come back home so that they can take care of their children together. Queen, who said she only had primary school education, hails from Ogwa community in Esan West local government of Edo State while her husband is from Omunupa community in Enugu State. She told our reporter...

10
Feb2017

Spoon designed to recreate the experience of licking your fingers claims to make food taste better

Spoon designed to recreate the experience of licking your fingers claims to make food taste better

Goûte is a strange-looking spoon-like product that allegedly enhances the taste of certain foods by emulating the experience of licking your fingers. It was designed to replace regular spoons when enjoying creamy foods like yogurt, chocolate mouse or honey. Goûte was created by Michel / Fabian, a design company that aims to rethink people’s relationship with food by designing eating utensils inspired by science and art. Founders Dr. Andreas Fabian,...

09
Feb2017

Hottest cut of all - Gaza barber wields blowtorch

Hottest cut of all - Gaza barber wields blowtorch

In Ramadan Odwan's barbershop in Gaza, hair isn't just blow-dried, it's blowtorch-dried. "People have gone crazy about it, many people are curious to go through the experience and they are not afraid," he told Reuters. "People here love adventures." Odwan, 37, is not the first stylist in the world to use flame to straighten hair, but his craft is unique in the Gaza Strip. In his salon in the southern...

09
Feb2017

Woman breastfeeds a PIG on live television in bizarre attempt to explain how floods have hit her farm

Woman breastfeeds a PIG on live television in bizarre attempt to explain how floods have hit her farm

She was being interviewed on a farm in San Juan de Lurigancho, in Lima, Peru All of a sudden she whips her breasts out and starts feeding the pig in her arms As well as the interviewer, onlookers were bemused and shocked by the act. The bizarre moment a woman breastfeeds a big has been caught on camera. She was being interviewed by a reporter on a farm in Peru...

08
Feb2017

Taxi driver blames passengers farting for speeding

Taxi driver blames passengers farting for speeding

We’ve heard of some bizarre excuses for speeding before but this one may have just topped them all. A taxi driver who was stopped by police on Friday decided to blame his speeding on his passengers. And no, not because they were rushing him or talking too loud, but because the passengers were farting too much. Dorset traffic cops had been parked up in Bournemouth town when they spotted the...

08
Feb2017

Doctors remove live cockroach from a woman’s skull in Chennai

Doctors remove live cockroach from a woman’s skull in Chennai

In what can be called the most bizarre surgery, doctors in Chennai successfully removed a cockroach from a woman’s skull and guess what, it was alive. According to a report published in The New Indian Express, 42-year-old Selvi felt a weird sensation around her nose and eyes at night when she asked her son-in-law to take her to the nearby clinic who then asked her to go to a government...

08
Feb2017

Disability benefit cheat who claimed £500,000 for bad back caught on video dancing to Michael Jackson

Disability benefit cheat who claimed £500,000 for bad back caught on video dancing to Michael Jackson

Maribel Milligan has been jailed for three years after a jury found she had illegally pocketed more than £539,000 during her 11 year ruse A woman jailed for falsely claiming £500,000 in disability benefits was caught on video dancing to Michael Jackson. Maribel Milligan claimed she could only use one arm and was paralysed down the entire left hand side of her body. But she was seen raising her arms...

07
Feb2017

Boko Haram gave me N200 to detonate explosive, says suicide bomber

Boko Haram gave me N200 to detonate explosive, says suicide bomber

An 18-year-old Boko Haram suicide bomber, Amina, who was intercepted by men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday in Maiduguri, said she was given N200 for the mission. She said this in Maiduguri that she was abducted two years ago by the sect members in Madagali, Adamawa, and taken to Sambisa forest. “They gave us N200 each which they said we should use to buy food...

05
Feb2017

Plane passenger 'was kicked off for showing too much cleavage'

Plane passenger 'was kicked off for showing too much cleavage'

A plane passenger says she was booted off a Spirit Airlines flight due to her outfit Brenda says flight attendants first accused her of being drunk and belligerent The 21-year-old waitress, who didn't give her last name, says she was sober Says a flight attendant told her to cover up and that her body was too exposed Spirit Airlines denied the allegation and said Brenda's cleavage played no part A...

04
Feb2017

Textbook lists 'ugliness' as cause for dowry

Textbook lists 'ugliness' as cause for dowry

A textbook in the western Indian state of Maharashtra has caused outrage after it listed "ugliness" as a reason for the increased demand for dowry. // The textbook said: "If a girl is ugly and handicapped then it becomes difficult for her to get married. To marry such girls [the] bridegroom and his family demand more dowry." A minister told local media that the offending passage would be removed. Pictures...

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