Health officials in Massachusetts are trying to figure out what caused a large flock of birds to fall out of the sky and on to a Boston street.
A 12-year-old boy from Indonesia will start studying physics at a leading university in Canada, media reports say.
It cost R3000 and has 33 600 pieces - but the jigsaw puzzle turned out to have four pieces missing.
After four decades of a simmering culture war in the United States, marijuana, once taboo, is less controversial than ever.
An 80-year-old woman took an unintended short cut out of a multi-story car park in Germany.
Toilet paper issued to Hitler's troops is going up for sale at auction - with an estimated value of about R1 900.
If you're a night owl and you love the cold, then a job in Finland might be the perfect position for you.
If it looks like a pony, then it is a pony. Right? Wrong, says the Supreme Court of Appeal.
A 4.2m crocodile that was preying on cattle has been dragged from a river by a team of Australians.
Iceland has been forced to uncover a supposedly enchanted elfin rock after highway workers accidentally buried it, reports said on Tuesday.
A nude statue of US presidential contender Donald Trump is going up for auction, with profits from the sale going to an immigrant support group.
Thousands of people have pelted each other with tons of ripe tomatoes, creating a mushy mess in the annual "Tomatina" street battle in Spain.
Wearing colourful wigs and quirky costumes, competitive swimmers took to soggy waters for the World Bog Snorkelling Championships.
When police impounded learner driver Hamza Sheikh's gold-plated Maserati he shrugged it off - and took his Rolls-Royce instead.
A literary expert has claimed that Mills and Boon romance novels are, in fact, works of feminism.