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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.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
A gang are believed to have stolen the 30-year-old's testicles

Russian police are hunting a gang who surgically removed a soap star’s testicles in a barbaric procedure after the victim was drugged in a honey trap.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Do you recognise this man? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

A man on horseback rode into a train station and racially abused a member of staff in the middle of a Sunday afternoon.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The driver hurls the package out of the window onto the concrete driveway (Picture: YouTube/eDude76)

If you think your postman is bad at delivering your precious online purchases, be thankful it isn’t this guy:

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The pensioner reportedly thought the grenade was deactivated. File picture: PA

A pensioner has been using a potentially deadly World War II hand grenade as an ornament after she was given it by her late husband.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Whether you hate east London or you’re Hackney til you die, you have to admit that certain corner is home to some pretty ridiculous businesses.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The motorists were 'amazed' when they saw the money blowing around

Motorists are seen stopping their cars to catch scores of bank notes which blew away from a Kuwait ATM.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Drinki offers a free cocktail in return for an automatic 'check-in' on social media [Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for HELPS Teas]

A new app is offering free cocktails in trendy bars, just for ‘checking in’ on Facebook.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Mapping sites of interest in London. (Photo: YouTube/en-topia)

If you don’t know anything about how London came together, now might be time for a fun history lesson.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The answer to one of the biggest London questions... which Tube line is quickest? (Picture: Michael McHugh)

It’s an age old London question often discussed by those touchy about their favourites: Which Tube line is the quickest?

Monday, February 23, 2015
One man wanted to know where he could buy some apples - as Morrisons had sold out. Picture: Katie Collins/PA Wire

Ever questioned what the ‘s’ stands for in Mrs? Or doubted the legality of shooting seagulls to dish up in your restaurant? Apparently the answer’s not as obvious as it seems...

Monday, February 23, 2015
The 40-feet tunnel was dug through a mountain of snow in Boston

Cyclists in London might think they have it tough when roadworks, parked cars or other detritus block the city’s cycle paths – but in Boston they had to deal with a gigantic mountain of snow.

Monday, February 23, 2015
Watch the ninja kitty creeping up on you

Most moggies are stealthy and nimble, but have ever seen a kitty as light on its feet as this ninja cat?

Monday, February 23, 2015
The creepy girl who starred in the hotel hallway prank

Watch this very funny hidden camera prank showing how a young girl resembling something from a horror movie really freaked out guests at a hotel.

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Best of friends? The kitten and the hedgehog. Picture: YouTube

What to do when you meet a mystery creature for the very first time?

Sunday, February 22, 2015
This little girl flying a kite in Greenwich Park is breaking the law, apparently  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Thinking of carrying a plank, shaking a doormat or flying a kite in London? Well be careful because surprisingly you might be committing a crime.

Saturday, February 21, 2015
DrunkBusinessman

A drunk businessman was caught on camera trying to walk the wrong way down a Tube escalator.

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Back to front: Has Terry been born with his head upside down?

A video has been posted on YouTube, apparently showing a sheep born with his head upside down.

Friday, February 20, 2015
So, about the plank... (Picture: @peterwilliam21)

Because Tube travel isn’t traumatic and claustrophobic enough already...

Friday, February 20, 2015
The couple became tangled during a romantic frolic in the sea

An Italian couple who fancied a quick love-making tryst in the ocean became inseparable afterwards...literally.

Friday, February 20, 2015
[Image by Chris Jackson/Dan Kitwood/Getty Images/Zoah Hedges-Stocks]

Two convicted murderers are getting married in the UK’s first gay prison wedding - despite the fact that one of the grooms beat a man to death in a ‘gay-bashing’ attack.

Friday, February 20, 2015
Be careful who you shout at on the Tube...  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

An angry commuter probably regretted swearing at a fellow passenger on the Tube when he later had to sit down in front of that same person for a job interview. Awkward!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Danny Dyer at Bromley-By-Bow - which sits in as Walford East on the EastEnders Tube map (Picture: PA)

Self-confessed geezer and all-round rogue Danny Dyer is voicing the announcements at Bromley-by-Bow station today to mark EastEnders’ 30th anniversary.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
File photo of armed police (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Police in San Diego got a surprise when they were called to a home burglary - and found a naked man trying to break in through a window.

Monday, February 16, 2015
Sissy is a miniature schnauzer, like this one [Photograph by SheltieBoy]

When Nancy Franck had to have surgery at Mercy Medical Centre in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, she had a surprise visitor - her miniature schnauzer, Sissy.

Friday, February 13, 2015
(Picture: Essex Fire and Rescue Service)

A quick-thinking bus driver saved a naked man from a burning building by manoeuvring his vehicle to the window and helping to escape the blaze.

Thursday, February 12, 2015
All aboard for the ride of your life

Whether you love or hate Fifty Shades Of Grey, you have to agree that this recording of The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show replacing all the rude words with Underground stations is amazing.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
'Hey - don't you DARE pull out!'

This justifiably angry cyclist shows just how dangerous London can be on two wheels - as he screams at drivers and pedestrians seemingly hell-bent on causing an accident.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Are YOU one of the people clamouring for Marmite body paint?

It’s a nightmare for some but an erotic dream for others: Marmite is developing a edible body paint to take the spread from the kitchen into the bedroom.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
'At times it may look as though no work is taking place' (Picture: Twitter/@gillianmobrien)

Nothing is more annoying than seeing pavements blocked and traffic diverted - but nobody actually doing any work. So Thames Water thought they would come up with an ingenious way of pacifying our rage.

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