A fisherman swam for more than 10 hours to find help for the two companions he left behind after their boat sank off the east coast of Australia.
The Milan jewelry heist that brazen thieves committed as the world's focus was on the gem-wearing Oscar stars could have been ripped straight from a Hollywood script.
|A paternal dog has adopted an abandoned baby goat as his surrogate child.|
|Surveillance lamp. [Gizmodo]|
|Morph is a concept demonstrating some of the possibilities nanotechnologies might enable in future communication devices. [YouTube]|
|Classic car shelves. [Car Shelf]|
|Rise of the machine: Terminator-style robot war 'could be a reality within 10 years.' [DailyMail]|
|A new calculation predicts that Earth will be swallowed up by the sun in 7.6 billion years, capping off a longstanding debate over whether the sun's gravitational pull will have weakened enough for Earth to escape final destruction or not. [Space.com]|
Nineteen-year-old Ashleigh Morris is used to other people thinking she is dirty.
The boss of a Serbian company has banned staff from coming into work with dirty underwear.
A shopper who bought three items got more than she bargained for when she was given a receipt 3m (10ft) long.
A man has regained partial sight after surgeons inserted one of his son's teeth into an eye socket.
Women customers at posh store Harvey Nichols are spending £76 ($152) a time on perfume smelling of blood, sweat and spit.
A young boy is close to being more bird than human because he was never spoken to while living in a virtual aviary.
|Girl, 9, banned from tennis club for grunting too loudly. [This Is London]|
|Funeral home offers 'eco-friendly coffin' made from pineapple leaves. [DailyMail]|
|Researchers Can Now Determine When A Human Was Born By Looking Into The Eyes Of The Dead. [ScienceDaily]|
|Some really cool pools. [Oobject]|
|A look inside the doomsday vault built in an Arctic mountain that will protect seeds of life from annihilation. [ClipSyndicate]|
|A Japanese man was taken to hospital with a fish hook in his intestines after eating a hamburger from a convenience store. [Afp]|
A limpalong lump of a three-legged elephant is walking much more easily again after having an artificial limb attached.
A Chinese man has built a cage for his car to stop thieves kidnapping parts and demanding ransom money.
Hitching a ride on a stair-lift might look lazy - but for Henry the bulldog, it's an essential means of transport.
The humble "honk honk" of the car horn may soon be a thing of the past - a US company has released an MP3 version which lets you choose your own sounds to scare pedestrians with.
|5 body mysteries explained. [Cracked]|
|Beautiful storm photographs. [Backing Winds]|
|Mike Rea's wooden sculptures. [Fecalface]|
|Polish taxmen are offering Poles the chance to pay their tax bills in blood. [Ananova]|
|Woman fights off armed robber with a beer can. [BBC]|
|A pregnant woman in Papua New Guinea who was hung from a tree after being accused of sorcery gave birth to her baby while struggling to free herself. [News.com.au]|
|A ferret stealing a microphone cover. [YouTube via Arbroath]|
|Rufus Terrill and his newly-created remote controlled robot that protects neighborhood and keeps crime in check. [Ajc]|
|Pet tortoise sets house on fire. [The Sun]|
There's no chance of Robin, Rebecca and Ruby Mackriell's parents forgetting their birthdays - because all three children were born on the same day.
Motorists will be targeted by a new generation of road cameras which work out how many people are in a car by measuring the amount of bodily fluid it contains.
Some 3,000 villagers have attended an elaborate Hindu wedding ceremony in eastern India for two monkeys.
Police dogs in the western city of Duesseldorf will no longer get their feet dirty when on patrol — the entire dog unit will soon be equipped with blue plastic fiber shoes, a police spokesman said Monday.
A colour-blind artist who could only recognise black and white shades has learnt how to paint with a full palette by “hearing” the hues he cannot see.
An elderly couple who had a lucky escape after a plane landed in their garden told their unexpected guests "thanks for dropping in".
In most refrigerators, you don't come across living things. Except maybe some yoghurt or a spot of mould. But open up Shirley Neely's two fridges and you'll find them teeming with life.
|A game of Space Invaders simulated by humans. With video! [Space Invaders]|
|A galaxy of little lights created by thousands of living creatures in a cave. [Fogonazos]|
|Man pays $17K for 4 strands of hair thought to have come from George Washington. [Whec]|
|Eight horses and $1 make punter a millionaire. [Sunday Express]|