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China Offbeat News: Beijing Tackles Toilet Paper Theft With Facial Recognition

China Offbeat News: Beijing Tackles Toilet Paper Theft With Facial Recognition

Automatic toilet paper dispensers using face scanners are put on trial at a public toilet in Beijing with the aim of reducing paper usage. The toilet is located at the Temple of Heaven Park, a popular tourist site in Beijing, China. The park has provided free paper in its public toilets for 10 years but has reported seriously excessive use. …

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Pakistan Weird News: Multan groom makes grand entrance at wedding atop a lion

Pakistan Weird News: Multan groom makes grand entrance at wedding atop a lion

Who doesn’t want to make a grand entrance at their own wedding? But there are some who want to make a dramatic entry on heir big day. Well, a groom in Pakistan decided that he needed to make a grander than usual entrance at this wedding. So what could he do? Well, how about ditching the regular entrance on a …

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Uttar Pradesh Offbeat News: Kanpur Traffic Police tow bike with owner

Uttar Pradesh Offbeat News: Kanpur Traffic Police tow bike with owner

In a rather strange occurrence that took place in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, the city traffic police towed a motorbike along with the owner since he refused to get down from the bike. According to a report in media, both the motorbike and as well as the owner of the vehicle were towed by the towing vehicle. The bizarre happenings …

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Philippines Weird News: Strange Creatures Keep Washing Ashore

Philippines Weird News: Strange Creatures Keep Washing Ashore

What is black and white and red all over? While children struggle to figure out that a newspaper is the answer to that riddle, a new discovery on the shore of the Philippines has the same color pattern. Earlier in the week, a strange blob, covered in white hairs, floated onto the shores of the Dinagat Islands province. The mysterious …

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Japanese Trend Involves Swaddling Adults From Head To Toe

Japanese Trend Involves Swaddling Adults From Head To Toe

Japan is going through a wrapping craze. First, artist Haruhiko Kawaguchi encased couples in shrink-wrap for photographs. Now, the wrapping involves cloth. Unlike Haruhiko’s work, however, the end goal of “doll wrapping” is not the creation of art. Instead, the purpose of this bizarre wrapping fad is to soothe and calm stressed and injured adults. Officially, this weird therapy trend …

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Pakistan court bans Valentine’s Day celebrations

Pakistan court bans Valentine’s Day celebrations

A Pakistani high court on Monday banned Valentine’s Day celebrations across the country and its promotion on social media after accepting a petition which argued that it was un-Islamic. The order was issued by the Islamabad High Court on the petition submitted by a citizen Abdul Waheed, whose political affiliation was not immediately known. The petitioner had urged the court …

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Tamil Nadu Offbeat News: Chennai Doctors Remove Live Cockroach From Woman’s Skull

Tamil Nadu Offbeat News: Chennai Doctors Remove Live Cockroach From Woman's Skull

In an unusual case reported from Chennai, surgeons at the Government Stanley Hospital extracted a live cockroach from the base of a woman’s skull, close to her brain. According to reports, Selvi, who is 42 years old and works as a domestic help, woke up around midnight on Tuesday at her home in Chennai’s Injambakkam locality after she experienced some …

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Colombian Weird News: Medellin couple has been living in gutter for 22 years

Colombian Weird News: Medellin couple has been living in gutter for 22 years

There are two types of people in the world. One, who crib about everything, and others who make peace with whatever they have. This happy Colombian couple falls in the latter. The couple lives in a sewer and despite no means of luxury or worldly comforts, they’re content with their lives. It’s hard to believe but Maria Garcia and her …

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UAE Weird News: Saudi Prince books airplane seats to fly his 80 pet falcons

UAE Weird News: Saudi Prince books airplane seats to fly his 80 pet falcons

Royal family in Saudi Arabia are possessors of insurmountable wealth and are known for their lavish expenses. A Saudi prince has bought plane tickets for his 80 falcons to ensure their safe travel. The photograph of these birds travelling amidst other air commuters, which went viral, was shared by a Reddit user. Falconry is a popular sport in the United …

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Vietnam Weird News: Scissors Removed From Man’s Belly After 18 Years

Vietnam Weird News: Scissors Removed From Man’s Belly After 18 Years

Ma Van Nhat looked at his car. He felt a little dizzy, but overall his body didn’t hurt. The traffic accident could have been much worse. However, the 56-year-old Vietnamese citizen from Bac Kan province went to the hospital just in case. That decision ended up saving his life and revealed a doctor’s mistake nearly two decades old. While filling …

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