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Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 7:35 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Scientists have discovered that scrolling through bad news stories about coronavirus on Twitter and YouTube is enough to send happiness levels plummeting. Psychologists from the University of Essex conducted two studies to find out how long it...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 7:15 PMBANG Bizarre

Officers from Sussex Police were called out to a house in Haywards Heath to deal with a disturbance but found the home full of sharks swimming around a festive decoration in an eight-foot pool set up in the front room. Mid Sussex Neighbourhood...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 6:44 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked interest in ghosts and the afterlife. Psychology experts have said that Britain is becoming more obsessed with the paranormal due to the number of deaths during the global health crisis. The theory is backed up by...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 6:20 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Laura Tranter went to use the toilet in the early hours one Saturday morning when she saw the large python trapped in the bowl at her home in the West Midlands. Tranter was so surprised by the sight of the reptile that she called a friend, who...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 6:05 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

The unnamed male travelled to Aswan University Hospital in Egypt where he was treated by doctors for intestinal and abdominal infections. However, an X-ray showed that a phone was trapped inside his stomach and was the cause of his discomfort. The...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 2:18 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

The cyborgs — named Xavier — are equipped with seven cameras that allow them to detect "undesirable social behaviour" and groups who are violating the nation's strict social distancing rules. The robocops have been met...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 2:12 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Police captured a wanted criminal who tried to hide from them under a blanket. Derbyshire Police posted photos of the man with a blanket on his head, as he was caught when officers raided a home in Swadlincote on Monday, October 4. The suspect was...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 2:08 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were brought down earlier this month by aliens, Uri Geller has claimed. The TV psychic believes that extraterrestrials were responsible for the social media giants going offline for several hours on Monday, October 4...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 2:04 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Danielle Watts suffered severe gum disease after her old practice closed in 2015, but was forced to take drastic measures as she was unable to find an NHS dentist willing to take on her and her children. Watts, from Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, told...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 1:56 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

A woman who didn't know she was pregnant gave birth just eight minutes after suffering from stomach pain. Tilda Kantala from Finland woke up in June with a "small, burning pain" but suspected that it had been caused by a tummy upset,...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:06 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Calls regarding pets eating cannabis-related products have risen to almost 4,000 now that the drug is legal in all but four US states. Tina Wismer, from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said: "Edible marijuana...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:04 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Natabay Tinsiew passed away in the African nation of Eritrea earlier this week and his family are now calling on the Guinness World Records to recognise him as the oldest person to have ever lived. His grandson Zere Nataby has called for Tinsiew...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:00 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

The lady, named only as Midge, went to the doctors for a routine exam and saw the words 'brief emotion' alongside the charges for physician service and surgical service on her medical bill. Midge tweeted: "Mole removal: $223 "...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 11:57 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Beyhan Mutlu had been drinking with friends last week when he wandered into a forest in the Bursa province. However, his wife and friends alerted the authorities when he failed to return and a search party was sent out. Mutlu then stumbled across...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 11:54 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

A new study has revealed that it takes diners who photograph their meals longer to feel full and makes them more likely to ask for a second helping. Researchers at Georgia Southern University in the United States split 145 students into two groups...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 8:12 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

A study has found that breast milk contains antibodies after Covid recovery. Women who have tested positive for coronavirus can continue to secrete antibodies into their breast milk for up to 10 months following their recovery. Dr Sarika Gupta said...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 8:09 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Robot footballers will be capable of winning the World Cup by 2050, an expert has predicted. Scientists have set the ambitious goal of getting robot football stars to overcome humans in the next 30 years through the RoboCup initiative. Boffins have...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 7:59 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

The 60-year-old vice president of Suriname picked himself to start in a football match. Ronnie Brunswijk, a former soldier turned politician, owns the Surinamese club Inter Moengotapoe and decided to wear the captain's armband for the cup tie...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 7:55 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Brits piled on 5lbs gorging on greasy food during lockdown. Research shows that the amount of unhealthy food ordered rose by 11 per cent during the pandemic while vegetable consumption dropped by a fifth. The analysis of supermarket and takeaway...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 7:53 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

An octopus has developed an obsession with 'James Bond'. The animal, named Gamora, has been given the nickname 'Octopussy' after becoming 007's biggest fan during lockdown, as she would always swim and watch Bond when it was...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 9:26 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Rocks collected on Mars have revealed that aliens could have existed on the red planet. Scientists at Nasa believe that samples collected by its Perseverance rover prove a water source was once present on Mars and that it may have held life. Ken...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 9:22 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

A first edition copy of 'Frankenstein' was among a collection of rare books sold by auctioneers for £7.1 million. The Mary Shelley classic, which was published in 1818, sold for £856,000 - the highest price ever paid for a work...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 9:09 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

A man called Harry Potter has spent 25 years trying to convince people that it is his real name. Potter, from Waterlooville in Hampshire, says he has been disciplined in football games and was even called a liar by his future wife after telling her...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 9:04 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Forty-two per cent of people would have sex with a robot. A new report has claimed that a staggering four in ten people would be up for sleeping with a cyborg, with men more likely to say yes as 48 per cent said they would happily share a bed with...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 9:00 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Shopkeepers have been urged by police not to sell cans of baked beans to children due to a new TikTok trend. Clips are being posted on the social media platform with the hashtag #beanbandits which shows young people smearing the juice from the...

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