Category: ODD/WEIRD

Eight-year old drives van to fast food restaurant for burger

Eight-year old drives van to fast food restaurant for burger

WASHINGTON: Talk about a craving: an eight-year-old American boy drove his father’s van to a McDonald’s  because he just had to have a cheeseburger. The Ohio boy...

Steam train hits 100mph in UK in 50-year first

Steam train hits 100mph in UK in 50-year first

LONDON: A steam train clocked 100 miles (161 kilometres) per hour on Britain’s mainline railway network for the first time in almost 50 years on Wednesday. Tornado, a...

Vietnam city turns into graffiti canvas

Vietnam city turns into graffiti canvas

VIETNAM: Shrouded by fumes and surrounded by spray cans, Vietnamese graffiti artist Kong conjures his latest masterpiece, a monkey clutching an aerosol, a...

PEMRA suspended license of cartoon channel for airing Indian content

PEMRA directs PBA to amend Zong 4G, Oppo mobile phone TV ads

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Friday directed Pakistan Broadcasters Association to get two advertisements amended by February 20,...

‘A buffet is not a takeaway’

‘A buffet is not a takeaway’

MUMBAI: In an embarrassing note, Air India has served a warning to all its flight attendants after aHOTEL IN London complained that some cabin crew members would bring...

Indian priests arrested for marrying off their children

Indian priests arrested for marrying off their children

NEW DELHI: Two priests have been arrested in India for marrying off their teenage children in a secret ceremony they believed would bring prosperity to their families,...

Indian textbook says ‘ugliness’ prompts demand for more dowry

Indian textbook says ‘ugliness’ prompts demand for more dowry

A textbook in the western Indian state of Maharashtra has stirred controversy after it listed “ugliness” as a reason for the increased demand for dowry. The textbook...

Indian YouTuber detained for “Kissing prank”

Indian YouTuber detained for “Kissing prank”

Indian YouTuber Sumit Verma has been imprisoned after posting a video in which he played a disgusting prank by walking up to random women in public places, kissing them...

Busty teacher who romped daily with teen jailed for 10 years

Busty Alexandria Vera fell in love with the year-eight boy after he began commenting on her pictures on Instagram. Vera, 24, then went on to have daily sex with the boy...

Queen Elizabeth II ‘nearly shot’ by Palace guard

Queen Elizabeth II ‘nearly shot’ by Palace guard

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II was once nearly shot by a former guardsman when she went for a late night walk in the palace grounds, reported a newspaper here. An unnamed...