For decades a council believed a dog was buried in a human grave - only it was a horse.
An idiosyncratic British inventor has off a flatulent noise across the English channel.
Chefs serve up a special take on the traditional chicken curry to workers on Fiji's Malolo island.
Mission control has lost contact with a satellite full of geckos who may (or may not) be copulating.
NBA star sends community 800 cupcakes to apologise for a media circus.
US man who went to hospital for a circumcision later woke to a total amputation, lawyer claims.
China's censors are in a flap after a huge blow-up toad sparked presidential jokes.
George Harrison's memorial tree in Los Angeles' Griffith Park has been killed by bark beetles.
Prison introduces old school inmate outfits after TV show makes standard issue "orange jumpsuit" iconic.
Whether it was intentional, as a dare or a barf-making accident, tell us about the grossest thing you've eaten.
Auckland Simpsons' fanatic Lee Weir gave up beer for a year to pay for his world record breaking 41 tattoos of Homer.
The group moved everything across Wellington - a double bed, a desk, drawers and chairs.
It took the scent of a possum to get Archie 30-metres up a tree. It took a cherry picker to get the dog down.
He was trying to kill a spider, but ended up with out of control flames.
Man, 94, wins new car after 20 years of buying raffles. Problem is, he's past driving it.
A strange object has been spotted in the sky over north Auckland.
Cardrona Valley's famous fence is lacking support as the fate of its missing bras goes unsolved.
An American father has claimed a kingdom in Africa so his daughter can be a princess.
Singapore anti-gambling advert featuring forlorn child ridiculed after Germany wins World Cup.
A rotting smell and a gecko tail sticking up was not what one mother expected to encounter in a new tin of formula.
The mating habits of a threatened species of chicken have postponed a this US city's plans for spaceflight.
Faced with potentially hungry - and grumpy - passengers, a pilot treated them to pizza when storms delayed a flight.
Man claims wasn't he wasn't threatening a massacre at a US army base - his phone just autocorrected his message.
High-ranking chowhound Joey "Jaws" Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his girlfriend, then ate 61 hotdogs.
A politician faces questions over spending. So far, so dull. Add hysterical emotion - gold.
Julie Rossman likes whales. No, she reaaallllly likes whales. She's a fool in love with whales.
Charged with protecting Wimbledon players, royals and fans, Rufus has the early morning beat.
DNA testing is taking a bite out of the Bigfoot legend.
Bear cub gets head stuck in a cookie jar then has to be rescued from a tree.
Never before has so much been riding on a broomstick. But in the fast-paced, real-life world of quidditch don't expect to see capes or any Harry Potters.
A vendor has accidentally shot a woman in the leg while demonstrating a gun and holster at a US gun show.
A funny dare turns into an utter embarrassment for an American exchange student.
Classical concert was so exciting for one scientist he attempted to crowd-surf and was ejected.
It's impossible not to stare at Kim Dillenbeck's dog Pig.
The episode isn't among Spider-Man's biggest hits: the superhero v mum.
The castaway canine rescued from a floating log by the Navy revealed as semi-retired pig-hunting dog Tiny.
A castaway canine has been rescued by the Navy after being swept away on a log in the Hauraki Gulf.
Best way to lighten up Black Friday? Watch others take on ladders and black cats, and lose.
Millions of spiders emerge from a Northland swamp, shrouding the land in an eerie web.
Forget the puppy Santa, this cloven-hoofed Alaskan wonder is all the rage for family pets.
Watch as a bumblebee takes out a spider and rescues its buddy.
Guinea pig creates havoc at an animal park in England after getting 100 female friends pregnant.
A zoo keeper dressed in a gorilla suit was so convincing he was mistaken for the real thing.
Not all Scots are amused as Britain opens a new front in campaign against independence.
Vasterat Dothraki? No? Neither do we. Online language lab offers classes in the fictional language.
Brazilian dogs are different from other canines, Purina says, and it's spent two years designing food to prove it.
A gallery director's efforts to get councillors to support a photo of a sheep carcass left them squirming.
Elderly driver was popping out for cash for a hair appointment. Despite this effort, she didn't miss it.
English is tricky; we're all guilty of a little mispronunciation, but here are 10 phrases that'll make you sound like an idiot.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No. It's a dog. In a wingsuit.