Saturday, Oct 01, 2022

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Popeye's humble spinach can now detect explosives

November 02, 2016 1:18 pm

By embedding leaves with carbon nanotubes, the plants were designed to detect chemical compounds which are used in landmines and other explosives.

Woman farts during surgery, causing laser to catch fire

November 01, 2016 9:50 pm

The patient, who was undergoing surgery which involved a laser being applied to her cervix, passed gas during the operation and ended up being badly burned.

That's one cool boss to have! Surat businessman gifts employees car, house as Diwali bonus

October 27, 2016 10:04 pm

According to reports, this year the owner of Hare Krishna Exporters has chosen 1,665 people, based on their annual performance.

A Karnataka chaiwala offers free 30-min Internet to customers for just Rs 5 a cup

October 25, 2016 1:22 pm

Who needs a free Jio connection with that much of a hassle, Basha provides unlimited internet for just Rs 5!

This woman just sued KFC for $20 mn, because family bucket wasn't filled to the top!

October 24, 2016 3:28 pm

Unhappy with the $20 “half empty bucket and “small pieces” of chicken, this New Yorker called up KFC to complain about the vast difference between their ad and reality.

That's scary?! Andhra Pradesh villagers use stuffed tigers to get rid of monkey menace

October 20, 2016 2:00 pm

The monkeys have been fooled and they have not returned to the village for a week now.

'What is Virat Kohli's girlfriend's name?' Bhiwandi school asks class IX kids

October 17, 2016 6:12 pm

Guess what a class ninth physical education question paper had to ask the students about Virat Kohli?

Chicken tries to cross road — taken into police custody!

October 12, 2016 12:40 pm

Police posted an appeal on Facebook in a bid to find the chicken's owner.

Cat runs store for 9 years without taking a day off

September 25, 2016 7:06 pm

Nine-year-old Bobo was brought in as a homeless cat, but ended up being the 'king of the store' where he was stationed.

Girl sues parents for sharing embarrassing childhood photos online

September 15, 2016 8:45 pm

If it can be proven that the images have violated the girl's rights to a personal life, then her parents may lose the case.


Dog days of summer: A special beach bar just for canines

July 15, 2016 12:45 pm

The first Croatian beach bar specifically designed for dogs opens in Crikvenica, Croatia.

Pakistanis have a sense of humour, especially on Twitter

June 15, 2016 6:59 pm

Check out these 19 hilarious tweets by people from Pakistan.

Inside Japan's corpse hotels: It's where the dead rest in-transit

May 01, 2016 3:02 pm

In Japan, corpse hotels act as transit homes for dead as the mounting piles of bodies wait for a spot in one of the nation's overworked crematoriums.

Sleeping with the sharks at the Aquarium de Paris

April 18, 2016 9:32 pm

Airbnb and the Aquarium of Paris offered contest winners a night underwater among sharks.