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Girl sneezes 12,000 times a day after mystery condition leaves her in ‘constant pain’

Katelyn Thornley, 12, has doctors baffled by her condition, which causes her to sneeze 20 times a MINUTE

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 10:44 pm

Viral video charting 100 years of wedding dress fashion gets more than THREE MILLION views

The video charts 100 years of wedding dress fashion from elegant lace to puffball meringues and back again

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 9:34 pm

Man with no butt crack opens up about his bizarre – and painful – condition

The user told reddit the abnormality is caused by severe pilonidal cysts on his tailbone

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 7:11 pm

Lion shows off his luscious bouffant locks – but who does he most resemble?

Leon the lion's magnificent mane wowed visitors to Usti nad Labem zoo in the Czech Republic – and has us wondering just who it is he reminds us of

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 4:27 pm

Weighing in at a whopping 15 lb 14 oz are the country’s heaviest babies born where you live?

In 2014 the average weight of children born at the average hospital was 7 lb 5 oz

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 4:18 pm

Apocalypse tomorrow? World will be "obliterated by fire" when the clock strikes midnight – Christian group predicts

The group is warning humanity to prepare itself for being annihilated by fire as soon as the clock strikes midnight

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 4:06 pm

‘Message in bottle from 1823 washes up on the beach’ – but is all as it seems?

The letter from the past was an exciting window on an unknown past for one thrilled family

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 3:47 pm

Twitter users brand driver ‘braindead’ after cops snap car towing farm feeder secured with string

The motorist was spotted on the M5 in Worcestershire pulling the load, which was balanced precariously on a tiny trailer

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 3:31 pm

Pervert denied he’d flashed woman saying he had tiny penis so would never expose it

Hinton Sheryn said his tackle was so small he'd never dream of getting it out in public but a jury thought otherwise

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 3:21 pm

Brilliant behind the scenes shot shows stark reality of wedding pictures

A behind the scenes shot shows the effort that goes into creating that perfect wedding image to be treasured forever

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 3:00 pm

UK ‘UFO sighting’ as woman films orange light rocketing into the sky

Kirstie Hockley whipped out her camera to capture footage of the strange object and claims she has "no idea" what it was

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 2:46 pm

Lexus unveils world’s first origami car crafted using cardboard – and it’s drivable

The vehicle, which took three months to make and has an electric motor, is a replica of the new Lexus IS saloon

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 2:43 pm

Internet goes crazy for sumo thanks to videos of the sport’s funniest moments

Shokkiri is a different take on the ancient Japanese sport and focuses on a comedic element where wrestlers will often perform forbidden moves

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 2:41 pm

US political candidate took part in pagan ritual that involved sacrificing goat and drinking its blood

The admission from a US Senate hopeful has stunned supporters amid claims he wants to start a 'civil war'

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 2:35 pm

Flight attendant leaves secret notes for passengers which will make you smile

The secret notes of Words From the Window Seat are making aeroplane passengers' days better

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 2:20 pm

Having sex makes almost half of all women feel this way, survey claims

The feelings described by 46% of women surveyed after they experience intimacy may come as a surprise

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 2:08 pm

Watch Texas charmer’s brilliant response after being told his accent ‘makes him sound stupid’

Chad Prather's rebuttal to being told that his Southern accent was offensive has gone viral

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 1:54 pm

Couple get off to ‘bumpy’ start as they turn up to wedding in dodgem cars

The two love birds came up with an unusual way to start married life – but claim the fairground ride was a symbol of their relationship

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 1:51 pm

Barbie gets Pat McGrath makeover as make-up artist gives dolls new trendy looks

Each of Barbie's new looks, created by influential artist McGrath, have been unveiled on the doll's official Instagram page

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 1:36 pm

Watch bizarre moment man jumps on top of beloved car to protect it from hailstones

The Russian man loves his black saloon so much he jumped onto it and starts flailing his limbs around to protect the vehicle from dents in a vain attempt to bat away the falling ice

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 1:11 pm

Borat-style crane prank lands employees in hot water after they airlift colleague 50ft over building

Passers-by seem oblivious to the man who clings tightly to the crane as he dangles in mid-air over the construction site

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 11:59 am

Angry bull comes inches from mauling crowds after making incredible leap out of the ring

The scene turns from cheering crowds to panic as people dash to avoid being gored by the bull's horns

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 11:47 am

Horrifying moment girl ‘possessed by the devil’ screams and convulses after playing Ouija board app

In a deep rasping voice Patricia Quispe screamed "666" followed by "let me go, let me go"

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 11:46 am

Bungling burglar crashes through ceiling into shop then leaves without taking anything

The clumsy criminal was captured on CCTV falling from above – now police want to track him down

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 11:45 am

Man disguised as ornate door knocker frightens the life out of unsuspecting salesmen

The oblivious professionals were scared stiff when the door knocker started talking to them, but that wasn't the only shock in store

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 11:45 am

Odd News Headlines – Yahoo News

Connecticut university student arrested over mac and cheese

This undated photo provided by the University of Connecticut police department shows student Luke Gatti, 19, of Bayville, N.Y., who was arrested Sunday night, Oct. 4, 2015, following an altercation over purchasing macaroni and cheese at a market on the school's Storrs, Conn. campus. An 9-minute, obscenity-laced video clip went viral, showing Gatti arguing with and eventually shoving a manager at a food court inside the school's student union. (AP Photo/University of Connecticut Police Department)STORRS, Conn. (AP) — A University of Connecticut student faces criminal charges over a confrontation with a campus food court manager who wouldn't let him buy macaroni and cheese with bacon and jalapeno peppers.

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 10:45 pm

Thousands form human peace sign to honor John Lennon in NYC

A crowd gathered in Central Park to form a human peace sign to remember John Lennon and attempt a Guinness world record, raises their hands in a peace sign gesture, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in New York. Thousands of people joined Yoko Ono and tried to set a world record for largest group of human bodies forming a peace sign. The record attempt to honor Ono's husband, John Lennon, didn't succeed. Lennon would have turned 75 on Friday. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people joined Yoko Ono in Central Park on Tuesday to try to set a world record for largest group of human bodies forming a peace sign.

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 10:21 pm

Dog rescued after fall into crack at Volcanoes National Park

HONOLULU (AP) — A Big Island family was reunited with their dog after a rescue team removed the Labrador retriever trapped in a crack in the earth at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 8:33 pm

Art lovers stage mock anti-Renoir protest at Boston museum

BOSTON (AP) — Renoir didn’t leave much of an impression on a group of art lovers in Boston.

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 8:29 pm

Police: Partially-clothed intruder found sleeping in home

WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A 53-year-old man has been charged with burglary and harassment after he was found asleep in an empty bedroom of someone else’s Missouri home.

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 6:39 pm

Woman found inside portable toilet gets arrested on warrants

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A woman wanted on identity theft charges has been arrested in Oregon after a construction worker lifted the lid of a portable toilet to find her hiding inside.

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 5:39 pm

Ohio man calls cops to complain he got too high on marijuana

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say they were called to a house by a man who complained he’d gotten too high smoking marijuana.

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 4:41 pm

Skeletons, skulls under Afghanistan’s presidential palace

In this image provided by the Afghan Presidential Palace, Monday, Oct. 6, 2015, parts of two human skeletons are seen that were found in the vicinity of Palace No. 1 in the presidential palace compound. Afghanistan's president palace says skulls and bones belonging to two bodies have been uncovered beneath a kitchen during renovation work on the palace grounds. The gender, cause of death and identity of the skeletons are a mystery. (Afghan Presidential Palace via AP)KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's president palace says skulls and bones belonging to two bodies have been uncovered beneath a kitchen during renovation work on the palace grounds.

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 3:24 pm

‘Scary Lucy’ statue inspires NY mall’s Halloween display

FILE - In this Aug. 2012 photo, a bronze sculpture of Lucille Ball is displayed in Lucille Ball Memorial Park in the village of Celoron, N.Y. The statue that drew worldwide scorn earlier this year for its unflattering depiction of the “I Love Lucy” star has provided inspiration for an annual haunted house event in a mall near her western New York town. Event planner Scott Mekus says an actor portraying the Scary Lucy statue will part of the Chautauqua Mall’s “Haunting at the Mall“ during weekends through Halloween. (The Post-Journal via AP) BUFFALO OUT; MANDATORY CREDITLAKEWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — It's a role "Scary Lucy" was born to play: Frightening people at Halloween.

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 3:01 pm

Farmer opens barn to show woolly mammoth bones

LIMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A barn in southeastern Michigan suddenly has become a natural history museum since bones from a woolly mammoth were discovered by a farmer while he was digging in a soybean field.

Posted on 6 October 2015 | 1:09 pm