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Published:Thursday | November 24, 2022 | 9:46 AMBANG Bizarre

Joanne Techow explained that creepy crawlies feature heavily in her diet and claims that crickets taste "just liked fried chicken". Techow - who lives in Johannesburg - is creative with the ways she eats the bugs and sprinkles cricket...

Published:Thursday | November 24, 2022 | 9:39 AMBANG Bizarre

The RAF voyager - the military equivalent of an Airbus A330 - took off and landed from RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire last week. The Royal Air Force hopes that the sustainable aviation fuels will help net zero by 2040 and reduce the force's...

Published:Thursday | November 24, 2022 | 9:34 AMBANG Bizarre

Top NASA official Howard Hu has made the prediction following the successful launch of the Artemis 1 rocket from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. The uncrewed mission will pave the way for future human Moon exploration, and Hu is optimistic...

Published:Thursday | November 24, 2022 | 1:00 AMBANG Bizarre

A new study has suggested that antioxidants from grapes could slow down memory loss and maintain the mind's sharpness. Experts at Rush University in Chicago explained that flavonols in wine are well known for their health benefits. They can...

Published:Thursday | November 17, 2022 | 9:15 AMBANG Bizarre

The National Park Service (NPS) issued the strange warning earlier this week as some people have resorted to licking the amphibians to get high. The US government agency explained that Sonoran desert toads secrete a potent toxin that can make...

Published:Thursday | November 17, 2022 | 9:08 AMBANG Bizarre

A new study from South China Normal University surveyed over 1,300 individuals to evaluate if they regarded themselves as good-looking, as well as their levels of entitlement and selfishness. Those who rated their looks highly were found to be more...

Published:Thursday | November 17, 2022 | 9:02 AMBANG Bizarre

The dairy company Arla has urged the UK government to tap into the unused source of energy from farms and the wider food supply chain. Figures show that almost 91 million tonnes of manure and slurry could be turned into eight billion cubic metres...

Published:Thursday | November 17, 2022 | 8:58 AMBANG Bizarre

NASA scientists think that extraterrestrials could have existed throughout the history of the universe but have never survived long enough to make contact with Earth. Boffins suggest that some of the aliens will have been wiped out by...

Published:Thursday | November 17, 2022 | 8:56 AMBANG Bizarre

Horrific scans published by doctors reveal how a two-metre thin rope, which did not have handles, became tightly coiled inside the unidentified male's bladder. It was impossible for medics to pull it out the way it went in so they had no choice...

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2022 | 8:44 AMBANG Bizarre

A new group at the University of St Andrews in Scotland is putting together ideas for what to do when the human race meets extraterrestrials. Assisted by experts from across the world, they will be forming robust protocols and treaties and will...

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2022 | 8:22 AMBANG Bizarre

A groundbreaking new study has revealed that a single dose of a synthetic form of psilocybin can dramatically reduce symptoms when combined with psychological support. Around a third of patients given a 25mg dose were in remission three weeks later...

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2022 | 8:14 AMBANG Bizarre

Mannequins used in mock collisions are being plumped up from 15.5 to 19.5 stone as the current models are deemed too lightweight to protect porky Brits. Research from the US suggests that the obese are 79 per cent more likely to be injured in a car...

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2022 | 8:02 AMBANG Bizarre

A snake wrapped itself around a child – who was identified as Deepak – as he was playing his background in the Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh state. To break free from its poisonous grasp, the little boy retaliated by getting his...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 7:48 AMBANG Bizarre

A new study has found that vapers could be exposed to gases found in cleaning products, paint and vehicle exhausts and indicate that it has similar health risks to conventional smoking. The report's author Dr Sana Majid, of Boston University,...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 7:38 AMBANG Bizarre

Experts believe that there are four billion space objects currently in the solar system and that many could be UFOs. The estimate has been provided by Avi Loeb, the former chair of Harvard University's astrology department and the head of the...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 7:32 AMBANG Bizarre

Scientists are convinced that they have taken a step towards ending night terrors by using a headband that recognises when a person is dreaming and can intervene to manipulate emotions. An early study has shown that it decreased the frequency of...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 7:26 AMBANG Bizarre

Research carried out by students at Queen Mary University of London, found that bees repeatedly rolled around a small ball without any incentive to do so. PhD student Samadi Galpayage explained: "It is certainly mind-blowing, at times amusing...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 7:19 AMBANG Bizarre

It has been claimed that creativity is enhanced when humans are high while smoking weed but a new study has disproved the popular belief. For the research, around 400 participants took a creativity test either 15 minutes after smoking the drug or...

Published:Wednesday | October 26, 2022 | 10:54 PMBANG Bizarre

Archaeologists believe that they have uncovered the tomb of St Nicholas - the inspiration for Santa Claus - in the remains of an ancient Christian Orthodox church that was lost as sea levels rose back in the Middle Ages. St Nicholas died 1,600...

Published:Wednesday | October 26, 2022 | 10:50 PMBANG Bizarre

A team from Oxford University has trained nine fish to travel 70cm and back by giving them a food reward at the end. The academics argue that the findings show that fish can accurately estimate distance and debunks the long-held belief that the...

Published:Wednesday | October 26, 2022 | 10:39 PMBANG Bizarre

Lab-grown nerves were implanted into baby rodents and it is hoped that the move could help to develop a better understanding of conditions such as epilepsy. Unlike previous attempts on adult rats, the cells were absorbed quickly and made up a third...

Published:Wednesday | October 26, 2022 | 10:34 PMBANG Bizarre

Jack Naks took to Reddit where he shared snaps of his sleeping pet pooch – which showed the female dog lying in a strange position with her head twisted all the way back and the whites of her eyes showing. He commented under the pic: "...

Published:Wednesday | October 26, 2022 | 10:29 PMBANG Bizarre

A new study, commissioned by Westfield London, has found that almost 9 out of 10 Brits (86 per cent) have found themselves moving away from formal phrases such as "good morning" and "pleasure to meet you". The famed British...

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2022 | 9:25 PMBANG Bizarre

New research shows that one in five popular pets are plagued by behavioural problems, the most common of which is separation anxiety. Depression is another major problem for cats and dogs and is typically triggered by major life changes such as...

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2022 | 9:20 PMBANG Bizarre

Analysts have found that only one per cent find the German accent seductive, but 31 per cent consider Italian voices to be attractive. Swedish was the second least sexy voice, polling at just two per cent, and only three per cent were turned on by...

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