Some kids are born with strange birthmarks – but this might be one of the oddest ones ever seen. Hanru van Niekerk was born with what looks like the number 12 on his forehead. The family’s doctor says it is very unusual, but will likely fade as he grows. Until then it will look […]

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  If you hate rats or are scared of them, this might just change your mind… These rats are so cool – they are literally saving lives. Many might be unaware of an amazing programme, using these creatures – which have a superior sense of smell – to sniff out tuberculosis-causing bacteria. The heroic rats […]

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  A bus full of people in Brazil narrowly escaped a nasty accident, as their vehicle was swallowed by a sinkhole. The passengers were luckily able to escape the doomed bus, before it fell into a crater and was washed away by fast-moving floodwater. And we think the roads in South Africa are bad!  

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  Another feel-good story about a man who doesn’t care what anyone thinks of him… except maybe his niece. Jesse Nagy borrowed a prom dress to wear to the cinema so his niece Izzy wouldn’t feel shy about wearing her own outfit. The caption on the photo posted on Reddit reads: “The niece was embarrassed […]

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  One from the archives for Monty Python fans… An actual road sign in Norway encourages people crossing to do it in style! We love this – life is way too short to always walk seriously.  

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  Industrial fires are quite a common occurence, and they’re usually not so easy to put out. So it’s pretty ironic when a fire breaks out… in a fire extinguisher factory. The fire, in Chicago, was eventually brought under control by 150 firefighters. And they used a hose.  

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  This is a sad story showing how poverty can lead to true desperate measures. The Indian government offered students from lower-caste families in the region of Bihar a reward of 10 000 rupees (almost R2 000). For this they had to get about half the questions right on their standardised tests. The madness in […]

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  The Eurovision Song Contest is always good for a laugh… but this year it’s not just the performers causing virtual giggles worldwide. Tommy Krångh is a sign language interpreter for Swedish broadcaster SVT, which includes signing for the contest. We love Tommy because he not only signs, he also dances like EVERYONE is watching! […]

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  A New Jersey woman was charged after police discovered she’d hidden drugs in her vagina. During a traffic stop, police searched the car for drugs. They found nothing, but surveillance footage from the cop car showed the 6-months pregnant woman sitting in the back seat stuffing her ‘lady parts’ full of something. That something […]

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  As reported by #Manlines, you can now literally eat a bag of dicks. Dicksbymail.com allows you to anonymously send someone a bag of jelly sweets shaped like penises. So if you or anyone you know uses the expression, “go eat a bag of dicks” a lot, send them to the site – it only […]

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