Park system celebrates 150 years with pink flamingo record

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Parks officials in Buffalo, New York, are tickled pink over claiming a new world record for having the longest line of garden flamingos .

How to do the floss dance in slow motion

The Floss Dance has become an internet phenomenon with terrifying rapidity (Picture: YouTube)

Woman claims drinking her dog’s urine has helped cure her acne

This woman says the key to achieving her natural glow is to chug a cup of fresh dog’s urine.
Yes, you heard that right.
American Lynn Lew reckons the yellow stuff has cleared up her acne and she even claims it can cure cancer.

Bare-bummed backpacker caught on camera

STILL reeling from the Brisbane “poo jogger”, Queensland has a new bare-bummed villain after a backpacker was caught using a Gold Coast resident’s front lawn as a toilet.

In India, rats have a $19,000 meal

GUWAHATI, India (AP) — It was a cash machine heist with a difference: The attackers were hungry rodents.

Rat breaches bank ATM in India, eats $18,000 worth of cash

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - When bank technicians in India were finally summoned to investigate why an ATM (automated teller machine) had not been working for days, they began to smell a rat.

400 flown from James Bond mountain after Swiss cable car breaks down

ZURICH (Reuters) - Helicopters airlifted about 400 people off the Swiss mountain featured in the 1969 James Bond movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" on Thursday after a cable car broke down, stranding them briefly at about 10,000 feet above sea level.

Bank of England holds special vote: to decide World Cup winner

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top central bankers held an unusual vote during their policy deliberations this week - to decide which country is most likely to win the World Cup taking place in Russia.

Phillie Phanatic Shoots Baseball Fan In the Eye With Hot Dog

Kathy McVay plans to attend a future Phillies game -- but only if she can sit in the nosebleed section.

Slow farm tractor flees police, setting off low-speed chase

BREWER, Maine (AP) — Police say a slow-moving farm tractor that fled a traffic stop in Maine led police on a nearly 3-mile, low speed chase.


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