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Anecdote Police Slammed for Spending Almost $600 on DNA Tests to Catch Thief of $2 Yogurt Bottle

Police in the Taiwanese city of Taipei were accused of wasting taxpayers money on solving stupid cases, after local media revealed that they recently conducted DNA tests worth hundreds of dollars to f……
2019-06-10 3 Read more

Anecdote New Zealand Man Claims Speaking in an Irish Accent Cured His Lifelong Stutter

Nick Prosser, a 28-year-old man from Rotorua, in New Zealand, has been stuttering for as long as he can remember, but he recently discovered that speaking in an Irish accent makes his speech disorder……
2019-06-10 3 Read more

Anecdote Chinese Company Fines Employees for Not Walking Enough

A Chinese real-estate company has been accused of taking a wrong approach to encouraging its employees to exercise. Workers claim that they have been fined 0.01 yuan for every step they failed to take……
2019-06-10 2 Read more

Anecdote Indian Woman Has Allegedly Spent Every Day of the Last 20 Years in a Lake Due to Strange Disease

A 65-year-old woman from a village in Indias West Bengal has allegedly spent every day for the past two decades submerged up to her neck in the waters of a nearby lake, due to an unknown disease. Befo……
2019-06-10 3 Read more

Anecdote Japanese Boy Breaks Internet with His Incredibly Feminine Looks

A 15-year-old Japanese boy has been getting a lot of attention in his country and in neighboring South Korea for his unusually feminine looks and voice. Idegami Bakus meteoric rise to fame occurred la……
2019-06-10 15 Read more

Anecdote Explosive Baby Gender Reveal Stunt Sparked Massive Wildfire That Took 800 Firefighters a Week to Put

When US Border Patrol agent Dennis Dickey decided to reveal the gender of his soon-to-be-born baby to family and friends in an explosive fashion, he never imagined that his stunt would spark a 45,000……
2019-06-10 2 Read more

Anecdote Irish Football Club Fakes Player’s Death to Get Game Called Off

An amateur football club in Ireland has recently come under fire for faking the death of one of its players in order to have a match postponed. Ballybrack FC was due to play Arklow Town in Irelands Le……
2019-06-10 4 Read more

Anecdote Exhausted Burglar Falls Asleep on the Job

Russian media recently reported the comical case of a burglar who last week broke into an office building in the city of Orenburg and then fell asleep in an office chair. The botched burglary took pla……
2019-06-10 3 Read more

Anecdote Chinese Scientist Claims to Have Created the World’s First Genetically Edited Babies

Chinese researcher He Jiankui recently shocked the entire world after revealing that he had altered the DNA of twin girl before birth, to make them immune to the HIV virus and AIDS. If his claims prov……
2019-06-10 2 Read more

Anecdote Dutch Church Has Been Holding Service Continuously for Over a Month to Protect Refugee Family From G

Over the last month, hundreds of pastors from all over the Netherlands have taken turns holding non-stop service at a Protestant church in the Hague, where a family of Armenian refugees scheduled for……
2019-06-10 3 Read more

Anecdote Chinese Teacher Isolates Cancer-Suffering Student at the Back of the Class for Fear That He Might Be

A primary school teacher in China was recently dismissed for discriminating against a child suffering from cancer, by making him sit alone at the back of the class and not allowing him to take exams l……
2019-06-06 11 Read more

Anecdote Man Endures 5 Years of Chemotherapy for Cancer He Never Had

A Colorado man claims that he was on intense chemotherapy and painkillers for five long years, after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer by multiple doctors, a cancer that he recently learned n……
2019-06-06 10 Read more

Anecdote Grateful Patient Gets Back Tattoo of Doctor Who Saved His Life

A young cancer survivor from Argentina recently surprised the doctor he credits for saving his life with a very unusual display of gratitude a large back tattoo of the surgical oncologist next to the……
2019-06-06 11 Read more

Anecdote 11-Year-Old Chinese Girl Is Already 6ft 7in (2.10m) Tall

Seeing Zhang Ziyu towering over her classmates at the Cultural East Road Primary School, in Jinan, China, its hard to believe that they are all in the sixth grade. The 11-year-old already measures 6ft……
2019-06-06 10 Read more

Anecdote Christian Missionary Killed by Reclusive Tribe After Going to Their Remote Island to “Declare

A young Christian missionary has been killed after venturing to North Sentinel Island, a protected island in the Indian Ocean home to a 30,000-year-old tribe known to aggressively repel outsiders, in……
2019-06-06 8 Read more

Anecdote Colombian Town Enforces Curfew to Protect Young People from Evil Spirits Spreading Through WhatsApp

The mayor of Parajito, a town in northern Colombia, recently announced a curfew forbidding the transit and gathering of minors under the age of 17 in public places between 7 in the evening and 5 in th……
2019-06-06 11 Read more

Anecdote Single Mother Has Been Paying an Actor to Pose as Her Daughter’s Father for the Last 10 Years

In an effort to spare her young daughter from being ostracized by other children for not having a father, a Japanese single mother made the controversial decision to hire an actor who has been posing……
2019-06-06 10 Read more

Anecdote Woman Eats Only Instant Noodles for Three Weeks Straight to Save Money, Ends Up in the Hospital

A young university student who ate only instant noodles for three weeks straight in order to save money for Singles Day Chinas version of Black Friday ended spending all of her savings on medical bi……
2019-06-06 10 Read more

Anecdote Man Addicted to Cold Medicine Has Taken Over 30,000 Pills in the Last 10 Years

A Changsha man recently made news headlines in China after it was reported that he became hooked on cold medication 10 years ago and has taken over 30,000 pills since then just to satisfy his addictio……
2019-06-06 7 Read more

Anecdote Spanish Start-Up Creates Heelless Running Shoe That Allegedly Prevents Injuries

Looking at the new running shoes unveiled by Spanish start-up FBR you would be forgiven for thinking it incomplete, but the missing heel in the sole is actually by design. Athletic trainer Franc Beney……
2019-06-06 7 Read more

Anecdote You Can Now Pay to Attend Strangers’ Weddings in India

Weddings are generally considered personal events reserved for family and friends, but some couples in India are more than happy to have total strangers from all over the world attend their traditiona……
2019-06-06 4 Read more

Anecdote Music Torture – Jailed Mexican Official Claims He Was Forced to Listen to Regaetton Music for

Colombian singer Maluma is one of the worlds most popular reggaeton stars, but while millions of people love listening to his hits, one jailed Mexican official claims he has been driven crazy by Malum……
2019-06-06 9 Read more

Anecdote Amazing Community Helps Donut Maker Sell Out Early Every Day So He Can Spend Time with His Sick Wife

An amazing community in Seal Beach, California, have been helping the owner of their local donut shop spend more time with his ailing wife by buying all of his products so he can close hours earlier t……
2019-05-24 9 Read more

Anecdote Russian Scientist Allegedly Stabs Colleague Who Kept Revealing the Endings of Books He Was Reading

A Russian scientist working at the Bellingshausen research station on King George Island, in Antarctica, was charged with attempted murder after he stabbed a fellow colleague with a kitchen knife for……
2019-05-24 7 Read more

Anecdote 79-Year-Old Beggar in China Ousted as Wealthy Grandma Who Just Enjoys Begging

A 79-year-old who spent most of her time begging at a train station in Hangzhou, China, was recently ousted as a relatively rich pensioner who lives in a 5-storey villa and owns several retail stores……
2019-05-24 6 Read more