Gasps all round as Monopoly dumps one of its playing pieces

The surviving pieces that trace their roots back to the Great Depression include a battleship, boot and Scottie dog

2 days ago
Breaking news: Cafe charges customers for charging their phones

'Tourists - always electricity, electricity, electricity. Sorry but who is going to pay me for it?'

3 days ago
Sotheby's to hold 'Erotic: Passion & Desire' art auction

One item generating buzz is a recreation of a table that was supposedly delivered to Russia's Catherine the Great

6 days ago
Back in factory production - a classic old Range Rover

The Coventry, England-based company is reissuing 10 1970s-era Range Rovers to capitalize on the explosion of interest on the vintage market

6 days ago
Barber uses blowtorch to style hair

In Ramadan Odwan's barbershop in Gaza, hair isn't just blow-dried, it's blowtorch-dried. "People have gone crazy about it, many people are curious to go ...

10 days ago
Oprah sold this artwork for $150-million

“Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II,” from 1912, depicts a woman in a long, narrow robe and halo-like black hat, standing against an ornate background of mauve ...

10 days ago
Man arrested for bugging All Blacks team meeting in Sydney

'The charged man has worked for the All Blacks, and many other organizations, for a long time and is someone who is trusted and well-respected by us'

11 days ago
The search for the best chocolate in the world is over ...

'Oh, my God,' she said. 'I feel like I just fell into a pool of chocolate'

16 days ago
Machine outplays humans at poker for the first time

Libratus' victory is significant because poker is an imperfect information game -- similar to the real world where not all problems are laid out

17 days ago
The science of alien abduction. No, really ...

Around 3.7m Americans believed that they had experienced alien abduction

19 days ago
Elephant Man, Midnight Express actor, John Hurt dies

Hurt, who had starred in more than 200 films and television series over a career spanning six decades, revealed in 2015 that he was suffering from the early ...

20 days ago
WATCH: A bad lip-reading of the Trump inauguration

This hilarious bad lip reading video of Trump's inauguration will make your day

24 days ago
Fan frenzy as 'The Last Jedi' is new Star Wars movie title

The movie, the second of the sequels set 30 years after the original movie trilogy, will follow the adventures of Luke Skywalker

26 days ago
Moth with blonde coiffure named after Donald Trump

The moth, the second species of a genus of twirler moths, can be distinguished by the yellowish-white scales on the head of its adults

1 month ago
On display in a Finnish gallery: art by Juuso the bear

Juuso, who is 17 years old, favors blue and red, the keeper said, adding that the paints used posed no health risk to the bear

1 month ago
Newspaper nails Trump inauguration - with TV guide entry

After a long absence. The Twilight Zone returns with one of the most ambitious, expensive and controversial productions in broadcast history ...

1 month ago
New Zealand farmers call in the choppers to dry their cherries

Singapore Airlines said it is re-directing four cargo flights from Auckland to Christchurch to pick up 300 tonnes of cherries to be shipped on to cities in ...

1 month ago
Any resemblance between Trump and this giant rooster is purely coincidental ...

The likeness to Trump is pure coincidence and unintended, Li said, and many Chinese will only associate its appearance with that of this year's zodiac animal - ...

1 month ago
Man who put the 'weed' in Hollywood arrested

Fernandez, who goes by the moniker “Jesus Hands” said he was inspired to change the sign by similar incident in 1976

1 month ago
La La Land dominates the Golden Globes as Trump breaks Streep's heart

"La La Land" danced off with seven Golden Globes on Sunday in a ceremony marked by surprises and a stinging indictment by Meryl Streep of U.S. President-elect ...

1 month ago