Emma Morano, the world's oldest living person, marked her 117th birthday by blowing out all the candles on her cake.
A Japanese skating rink that froze 5 000 dead fish into the ice has been forced to close after receiving a barrage of criticism.
Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty inspired a meme when she said children should read Animal Farm to learn how to care for animals.
Santa Claus is outsourcing his reindeer this holiday season to help deliver pizza for a Domino's outlet in snowy northern Japan.
The central Thai town of Lopburi put on a five-star banquet for its hundreds of macaque inhabitants.
All 80 residents of a tiny Spanish village are now millionaires - because they live in the birthplace of a beer billionaire.
Public facilities across Beijing will soon have their own QR codes.
Grumpy Cat has posted her Top 10 pet peeves on her new blog...
A bystander dressed only in underpants helped police arrest an unlicensed driver who crashed and fled.
Thailand's junta chief has launched an eye-catching project: trimming the waistlines of the kingdom's civil servants.
Size doesn't matter at the Icelandic Phallological Museum, home to the world's largest collection of penises. [VIDEO]
Want to impress the kids this Christmas? A Tokyo retailer has just the thing - if you've got about R28 million to spare.
When a man in France inherited a house from a relative, he had no idea what he would find...
Australian detectives who found a large print on a glass door at a crime scene believe it came from someone's bare buttocks.
Chinese authorities are investigating a fried chicken chain's sexually suggestive name.