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When seagulls got scary at the University of Bath, the faculty turned to an usual ally: a European Eagle Owl called Yoda.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Imagine this in your face (Photo: YouTube)

Imagine you’re riding your beloved Ducati motorbike down the streets of Peckham - when you’re confronted by this.

Friday, July 17, 2015
This fish is decapitated and gutted yet still fights back - or does it? (Picture: YouTube)

A YouTube video shows a headless, gutted and seemingly dead fish flip to life when a woman tries to remove its scales. Warning: this video contains blood and is not suitable for squeamish people.

Monday, July 13, 2015
This flight visualisation reminds us fo TRON (Image: NATS)

When we found this cool visualisation of a day’s worth of flights from Heathrow, Gatwick, City Airport, Stansted and Luton, and realised it was named after us, we had to share it.

Friday, July 10, 2015
Hong Kong Metro station (Picture: Youtube)

When your phone dies it’s annoying and frustrating, but this woman’s reaction to her battery conking out on the Hong Kong subway is priceless.

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Breathe deeply and imagine London on a sunny day (Photo: YouTube)

It’s a Tube strike day. The drivers are stressy, TfL is stressy, you’re stressy because getting from A to B is a battle.

Friday, June 19, 2015

They may not be the newest Twitter accounts but they’re among the funniest.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
(Picture: Richard Bartz)

Flybe became more Flybee when a stripy insect got stuck in one of its plane’s mechanisms, causing the pilot to turn back a flight from Southampton to Dublin.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
(Photo: Jim Gifford)

Love them or hate them, pigeons are a fact of life in London. We’re used to seeing the scruffy sort pecking at fag butts and pooping everywhere - but their fancier cousins are a sight to behold.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
[Photo: Stephen Lody Photography]

A family living in Maryland, USA, moved into their new house to discover snakes slithering around in the walls and ceilings.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
[Photograph from Youtube]

A naked man was rescued from the top of a railway drawbridge by firefighters in Florida this week.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
(Chris Collis / SWNS)

These incredible pictures show an historic ranch bigger than Greater London which is set to become the world’s most expensive estate after being put on the market for $460 MILLION.

Monday, May 11, 2015
[Photograph from Wikimedia Commons]

A woman who got lost as she ran a race survived a bitterly cold night in a New Zealand forest by drinking her own breast milk.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
The man takes a tumble

This poor pub punter took a bit of a tumble in a scene remarkably similar (and as funny as) to the famous episode of Only Fools and Horses when Del Boy falls through the bar while talking to Trigger.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Watch this wee pup's confusion when he hiccups for the first time! [Photo by Matthew Kennelly]

Warning! This little guy might just take your breathe away.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Ricky Gervais as David Brent in The Office

When Leicester manager Nigel Pearson bizarrely berated a journalist after last night’s clash against Chelsea, it was only a matter of time before the memes started.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
[Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images]

They say you can’t put a price on love, but the money masterminds at CurrencyFair have worked out how much the average date costs in cities across the world.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Ed Sheeran was given a Nando's Black Card after he wrote a song about his love for the chicken chain [Photo by Edward Russell]

A petition has been started online to extend Nando’s mythical Black Card to “people who really need them”.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Six baby ducks were rescued by the resourceful firefighter [Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images]

When six tiny ducklings were swept into a storm drain in the Lousiana town of Slidell, worried onlookers called the fire brigade - and how they saved the babies was ingenious.

Monday, April 27, 2015
The new world record was set by Collin Burns

This incredible video shows Collin Burns setting the new world record for completing a Rubik’s Cube.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Being an upstairs neighbour mostly involves making sound

Ever wondered what the hell your upstairs neighbours are up to? Are they a constant source of unrecognisable yet irritating sounds? Sudden bangs, alarms...a BOWLING BALL?!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
This is not the dog in question. This is Kiki, from the Arbikie Distillery. She is not a reckless driver [Photograph by Iain A Stirling]

Sorry, we couldn’t resist the pun.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
This astonishing picture of the quadruple rainbow was captured by Amanda Curtis

This beautiful, magical-looking quadruple rainbow delighted New Yorkers today.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The video shows a police officer rushing the woman before grappling with her and smashing her phone

This shocking footage shows a police man in America rushing a woman who is filming him on her phone before grappling with her and smashing her mobile into smithereens.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
No more scrolling back through your call history and cringing...

*Well, it can at least stop you drunk-dialling your ex/mum/boss, and it could help you work out roughly what you did do last night.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The newlyweds celebrated their marriage by creating these flightpaths [Picture: planefinder.net]

A newlywed pilot and flight attendant celebrated their union by drawing two hearts in the sky by plane.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The smell is so bad the couple's young son cannot use the toilet, Mamiya said [Photo by Nadine Hutton/Getty Images]

A Japanese woman faces jail time after she allegedly knifed her husband because of his smelly poos.

Monday, April 13, 2015
A customer at Wal-Mart tried to pay for goods using a fake bill bought in a joke store [Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images]

An American woman is facing jail time after allegedly using a $1 million bill to buy $1675 of merchandise at Wal-Mart.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
We think comparing the lothario to rodents is actually a bit unfair on rats [Photo by China Photos/Getty Images]

A Chinese cheater has got his comeuppance after a car crash revealed his lying ways.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
(Pic by Slide the City)

We’re super jealous of North Vancouver after it announced its residents would be playing on this massive slip and slide inflatable this summer.

Monday, March 16, 2015
We're feeding Britain's waterfowl their equivalent of junkfood, the Canal and River Trust has said [Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images]

Heading out to feed the ducks with a bag of leftover bread: it’s a heartwarming pastime, but one charity wants it to stop.

Monday, March 9, 2015
Now when men do this in the streets of Hamburg, they get a nasty surprise!

It’s a problem in all party cities - peeing in the street.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Home sweet home (Samsung Dream Doghouse)

This £20,000 kennel prove a dog’s life isn’t actually all that bad, in fact it’s pretty cushy.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
We'd probably soil ourselves [Image from YouTube]

One guy pulled a knife! You can see it in the final ten seconds of the video, when there’s a close-up of the ‘reveal’ with the man in the petrol station.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Your neighbours might not like the new feature (Photo by Norman Smith/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Spotify is about to add a new feature which will let you sing along as your music plays on your desktop.

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