Man accused of stealing “cookie size” pieces of gold by hiding it up his bum

Some slightly odd news has emerged from Canada after a male staff member at the Royal Canadian Mint is accused of smuggling out $180,000 worth off gold using in anal canal to hide it. The mint worker, Lester Lawrence, was employed at the Royal Canadian Mint in Ontario, Canada, when the incidents were said to take place. The court heard how he hid the gold in this most secret of places, so he could get through the high security building,...

Has the Earth just been contacted by aliens?

A signal detected by a Russian telescope has sent alien-hunters on a huge search for extra-terrestrial life. However, was it really some type of communication by a real-life ET? Nobody is quite sure at the moment, and are scrambling to find out. A year ago, it has been claimed, a Russian telescope received a “strong signal” from HD164595 a mere 95 light years away from Earth, in the constellation Hercules. There is a sun almost the same size as as...

VIDEO: Rocky the orangutan who talks like a human

An astonishing video has been released that features an orangutan who can talk! Rocky has somehow managed to learn to talk like a human being. The eight-year-old primate has copied words and reproduced them to scientists in a "conversational context". Rocky mimicked the tone and pitch of human vowel sounds. He was able to learn new sounds and control the action of his voice in the way humans do when they conduct a conversation, the scientists concluded. Researchers think this clever...

‘Believe in Yourself’ and More Meaningless Advice

One surefire way to win the approval of the social media masses is to appeal to their sense of vanity. Better still is providing easy solutions to complicated problems, and problems that exist entirely in a person's mind. Enter 'Positive Thinking' – a movement that combines common sense advice with barefaced appeals to human narcissism and packages it as mental health or 'self care'. Positive Thinking has gone through many mutations, from the new age hippie mantras of the 1960s,...

Find out who tops England’s strip club league table…

Royal Berkshire tops England’s strip club and nightclub league tables, but you may be surprised where you'll find London on the list The royal county of Berkshire might be home to Windsor Castle but it’s also the county with the most strip clubs and nightclubs per capita in the whole of England. A comprehensive study of all 576 listed strip clubs in England found that Berkshire, with 17 strip clubs and a population of approximately 154,000 people, has way more...

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