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Pothole penises send a message

"Wanksy" artwork motivates council to fill in potholes.

A disgruntled ratepayer is using phallic street art to force his local council to fit potholes.

Doorbell row leads to throttling and arrest

Francisco of the Spanish company El Cobrador del Frac (The Debt Collector in Top Hat and Tails) rings the doorbell of a house in Pozuelo de Alarcon, outside Madrid July 4, 2012. The company specialises in sending men dressed in tailcoats to make debtors pay up. REUTERS/Andrea Comas (SPAIN - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

An elderly man has been arrested after an altercation over his doorbell ringing whenever his neighbour's did.

Dead man convicted for stealing

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Court sentences man to six-months for stealing power - even though he had died weeks earlier.

Woman sets car on fire at petrol station video

It all started innocently.

Caught on video - a woman gets her revenge on this motorist by setting his car on fire as he's filling it up. But why?

Bermuda Triangle strikes again

Teviot St resident Jo Godwin and her cat Fluffy were reunited after the neighbours took the cat to the SPCA.

A kitten is safely home after going missing from Invercargill's cat Bermuda Triangle on Teviot St.

Ideas for royal baby gifts

BABY GIFT: Prince George got a merino wool shawl, but what should this year's royal baby receive from New Zealand?

Another shawl? A box of condoms? What should New Zealand gift the new royal baby?

Two-way mirror in women's toilet

United States comedian Tamale Rocks found a two-way mirror in a bar in Illinois; and the owner of the bar says he's keeping it there.

An American comedian has shared a creepy find she spotted while going to the loo in a bar.

Man hits car during peak traffic

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Possible broken wrist after man runs into the side of a car in Hamilton.

Homeless man gives money away video

Yousef Saleh Erakat posed as a homeless man and tried to give out money to passers-by.

Are you too good to accept money from a homeless person?

New Hot Wheels track loop record

A Ford employee and his son ran circles around the old Hot Wheels loop record with a 3.81m diameter circle in Michigan in the US.

Youngster helps his Ford employee dad break a world record for the largest Hot Wheels ramp.

Ghoulish baby photo-bombs wedding snap

PEEK-A-BOO: Reddit user Kevin Matthew Dennis claimed his favourite wedding day photo was photo-bombed by a creepy figure.

Another ghoulish figure has appeared in the background of a photo, this time for a couple's special day.

Woman swallowed by London footpath

The woman, who has not been named, was taken to hopsital but was not seriously injured.

Bystanders heard a scream, then she disappeared as a metre-wide hole suddenly opened up in the ground.

New wheels for disabled duck

Abner the duck in her wheelchair.

A New Plymouth family love their disabled pet duck so much they made it a wheelchair.

Cat wedged between walls

Marv the cat stuck between two garage walls in Bristol.

Firefighters had to break through a brick wall to rescue Marv the cat after he got wedged in a 13cm gap.

Sheepdog 'drives' tractor onto motorway

Don the dog, being interviewed about his daredevil ride by the BBC, doesn't look happy with this new found fame.

Don the dog causes traffic chaos in what Traffic Scotland called "the weirdest thing we have ever reported".

Coyote roams Manhattan

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Coyote is on the loose in New York's most exclusive neighbourhood, but the NYPD see the funny side.

Penis transplants offer men hope

Every year, thousands of South African Xhosa youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised, a rite of passage commonly referred to as "Ukwaluka" or "going to the mountain". Unfortunately for some it goes badly.

For members of a South African tribe who undergo a risky traditional circumcision, this procedure is a lifesaver.

Man fatally shoots computer

The computer after Lucas Hinch shot it eight times.

"It was extremely frustrating," he said. "I reached critical mass."

Our man from Moscow: Steven Seagal

SOCHI, RUSSIA - OCTOBER 11:  Actor Steven Seagal  attends qualifying ahead of the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom on October 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

A washed-up, ponytailed, Buddhist movie star - who better to be a mediator between the Kremlin and the White House?

Shady samurai appears behind girl

The photo, taken near "samurai tombs", appears to show someone's feet behind the girl.

An eerie photo has emerged appearing to show someone's feet - but no body - behind a girl near a samurai tomb.

The odd case of Toast Mahal

The model version of the Taj Mahal, made entirely out of toast, appeared out of nowhere.

An unusual piece of edible street art has baffled the people of Peckham. 

Princess Diana's will - get it for $20

Princess Diana with then South African President Nelson Mandela in 1997.

Ever a democratising force, the internet has bestowed yet another gift upon us all - Princess Diana's will.

19th century champers much like bubbly today

Underwater cache of champagne is shown in Aland, an archipelago in the Baltic.

175-year-old champagne is much like the modern version, study finds.

Arrest over violent cat beating

This undated booking photo provided by the Utah County Jail shows Jordan Lindquist.

Utah man has been arrested after a hidden video camera captured him violently beating a cat.

'Intolerant Jackass Act'

A Woodland Hills activist has filed a measure to the office of state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, pictured, in response to an anti-gay initiative proposed last month.

Laws' proposal is directly aimed at the so-called Sodomite Suppression Act.

Wolf spider smash backfires video

At least the wolf spider's eggs burst over the floor; these babies are a little harder to reach.

When a man tried to kill a wolf spider he unleashed countless spiderlings in his house.

Strangest places to sleep

Sometimes you just can't help where you fall asleep - like in a shopping cart.

Sometimes you just can't help where you fall asleep - like in a cargo hold.

Marathon "winner" cheated

Organizers of the St. Louis marathon stripped the winner of her title this week, saying she had crept onto the course late in the race for the second consecutive year to make it appear she had run all 26.2 miles.

St Louis marathon winner stripped of her title after being caught slipping into the race late.

Rampaging cow injures five

The animal had fled its pasture in Waiblingen in the southern German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg and ran toward the centre of the town.

"The cow was standing three metres in front of me and suddenly it ran at me."

Passenger 'stabs' snoring Santa

Lenny Mordarski's injuries.

A plane was unable to take off after a woman stabbed a snoring passenger with a pen.

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