Doctors Find Tapeworm Larvae in Spine of Woman Hobbled by ‘Electric Shocks’ in Legs

A tapeworm that normally infects barn animals and dogs came as a literal shock for one 35-year-old French woman, according to a case report published Thursday in The New England Journal of Medicine. The woman learned her three-month ordeal of worsening muscle weakness and electrical zaps in both legs was ultimately caused by worms that had lodged themselves inside her spine. Read More >>

After Growing World’s Longest Nails Out of Spite, Man Sells 30-Foot Talons for Enough ‘to Retire’ On

It took a mini circular saw to hack off the keratin talons that had been growing on Shridhar Chillal’s left hand for the last 66 years. Read More >>

These Bizarre Glasses Promise to Cure Your Motion Sickness – But At What Cost

The engineers at Citroën have apparently thrown almost 100 years of French design refinement out the window with a new product you don’t drive, but will improve your motoring experience. The carmaker’s new Seetroën glasses won’t win you any style points, but Citroën claims the glasses will eliminate any motion sickness you’re feeling after wearing them for just 10 minutes. Read More >>

Sonic the Hedgehog May Face His Greatest Foe Yet: Jim Carrey

Sonic the Hedgehog, a live-action/CG hybrid based on the popular video game series, is racing its way to cinemas everywhere, especially now that it has a villain. Read More >>

People Love Gawping at London’s Fatberg so Much it Could Become a Permanent Museum Exhibit

You know what's more disgusting than finding out there's a giant blob of fat and baby wipes blocking London's sewers? Putting it in a museum and letting people come and look at it. Also removing it in the first place, but those people hopefully get paid a lot of money to do that kind of job. The record-breaking fatberg that was discovered last September was promptly put in the Museum of London, and it's turned out to be so popular that the decision makers are considering making it a permanent exhibit. Read More >>

This Woman’s Horrifying Selfies Helped Track the Parasitic Worm Crawling in Her Face

A woman’s selfies helped her monitor the movements of an unwelcome guest: a roving parasitic worm living in her face. Thankfully, doctors were able to get the pesky pest — which she likely caught overseas from a mosquito — out of her body without any problems. Read More >>

Rat Dies Doing What It Loved: Breaking Into a Cash Machine and Gorging Itself on Nearly £13,500 in Cash

There’s that old adage about dogs chasing cars, not knowing what they’d do if they caught one. Well, a rat in Assam state, India knew exactly what it wanted to do when it broke into an ATM earlier this month, and that was feasting on money until it died. Read More >>

Creepy Doctor Makes a Sex Robot That Kinda Requires Consent

A famous sex robot called Samantha was created for sex, but it wasn’t created to take abuse. Samantha’s creator, Dr. Sergi Santos, introduced a new feature that will render the robot unresponsive if it determines that its human partner is behaving in an overly aggressive manner. But it won’t stop you from having sex with it. Read More >>

Hospitalised John McAfee Swears Wrath on Whoever Managed to ‘Spike Something That I Ingested’

John McAfee, the onetime chief of the security software company bearing his name and who has subsequently popped up in association with allegations of murder and rape in Belize, lying to the media, Securities and Exchange Commission investigations, bizarre presidential campaign videos, and of course cryptocurrency, says someone managed to “spike something that I ingested.” Read More >>

£160,000 Flat in London is Just as Destitute as You’d Expect

Living in London is not cheap. Those lucky enough to afford to buy their own houses and avoid paying rent still have to pay extortionate amounts of money for pretty much everything. Sometimes, though, there are rare occasions where something relatively affordable hits the market. The downside is that the one I'm talking about is just as destitute as you might expect. Read More >>

Rumour Claims Apple Considered Removing the Charging Port From the iPhone X

According to Apple the future is wireless. No cables, no adaptors (heh), and none of the stuff that generally looks messy as you wrangle with your technology day to day. While everyone is fully aware that Apple ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack on the iPhone 7, a new rumour claims the company seriously considered removing the Lightning port on the iPhone X. Read More >>

O2’s Changing its Postal Policy to Avoid Any More Racist SIM Cards

Last month O2 apologised after it turned out some mystery racists tricked the company into sending free SIM cards to a British-Iraqi family in Wembley addressed to 'Mr  Getout Ofengland' and 'Mr  Mr Isis Terroriste'. The network blamed automated systems and a third party responsible for sending out the SIMs at the time, and as a result has announced it's changing policy. Read More >>

American Christians’ Vision of God Looks Suspiciously Like Elon Musk

If you asked 100 random strangers what God looks like, you’d probably get around 100 different responses. But if you specifically asked American Christians, and then aggregated their answers, you’d apparently end up with a face that’s so close to Tesla founder and aspiring mole man Elon Musk it’s frankly bizarre. Read More >>

President Trump Made a Fake Movie Trailer for Kim Jong Un with the Two Leaders as Heroes

President Trump and Kim Jong Un had a historic private meeting earlier today in Singapore. And while we don’t know exactly what was said between the two men, we do know that Trump played a video for Kim on his iPad. The video was created to look like a Hollywood movie trailer and it’s honestly pretty bizarre. Read More >>

Woman Says Poo Fell From Plane and Into Her Sunroof, Splattering Her Face and Giving Her Pink Eye

A woman in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada says she has pink eye after human faeces fell from the sky and through her sunroof, hitting her in the face. Read More >>