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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.

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.

Competitions

You could take in stunning views of London over brunch at the Sky Garden

Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

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Quizzes

Highbury Stadium (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Test your knowledge of famous football stadiums with this tricky quiz.

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You could bag yourself this signed Tottenham shirt!

London24 have teamed up with FootballFanager.com to give away a signed 2014/15 Tottenham shirt to one lucky Spurs fan.

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Arsenal history QUIZ

Test your knowledge of Arsenal’s history with 15 tricky teasers.

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