LOL: Ex-boxer suspended as bouncer after one-punch knockout

Bouncer Julius Francis knocked out the man in the blue du-rag for “being abusive” A bouncer who knocked a rowdy punter unconscious with one punch has lost his licence to work in private security. Former heavyweight boxer Julius Francis, 57, went viral after he was filmed knocking out a man who was allegedly ‘abusing, spitting and hitting’ people at Boxpark in Wembley on June 11. Footage posted to social media shows a team of bouncers escorting the man, wearing a blue du-rag, out of the venue. Julius, who fought Mike Tyson in 2000, only got involved towards at the end of the drama, … Continue reading LOL: Ex-boxer suspended as bouncer after one-punch knockout

Whisky Wars: Denmark and Canada strike deal to end 50-year row

Denmark and Canada have struck a deal to settle almost 50 years of good-natured squabbling over the ownership of a small, uninhabited Arctic island. Since 1971, the countries have been “fighting” the “Whisky Wars” to settle competing claims over Hans Island. Successive expeditions from Ottawa and Copenhagen have braved icy conditions to plant bottles of alcohol on the tiny 1.2sq km (0.75sq-mile) rock. But now officials have agreed to divide the outpost roughly in half. The prank war began after the countries convened to settle boundary disputes in the Nares Strait, a channel 35km (22 miles) wide of cold water … Continue reading Whisky Wars: Denmark and Canada strike deal to end 50-year row

Orangutan attacks man at a zoo in shocking viral video

A video of an orangutan grabbing a man through the bars of a cage has caught the eye of 18 million people on Twitter. A video of an orangutan attacking a man at a zoo is going viral on social media The viral video emerged on Tuesday after several Twitter accounts circulated it. In the video, a man is shown approaching an orangutan enclosure with his arms out as if to grab the primate. What seems like a cute moment between a human and ape suddenly takes a turn for the terrifying as the orangutan, named Tina, quickly grabs the t-shirt of … Continue reading Orangutan attacks man at a zoo in shocking viral video

Mountain lion spotted in a California high school

A mountain lion wandered into a California high school classroom and was found curled up under a desk. The juvenile lion was discovered by staff at Pescadero High School as they were about to open on Wednesday morning, according to San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office. “The SMCSO can confirm at this time that ALL STUDENTS AND STAFF ARE SAFE at Pescadero High School,” the sheriff’s office tweeted. “There is currently a mountain lion that entered the La Honda-Pescadero Unified School District grounds.” Officials say that they tried to “let it out on its own” but that it refused to come out of the English … Continue reading Mountain lion spotted in a California high school

Famous body builder Paul Poloczek dead at 37

The fitness world is mourning the loss of Paul Poloczek, Polish professional bodybuilder, who passed away at the age of 37, according to his partner, Katherin DeNev. Katherin shared the sad news in a social media post, saying …”Bodybuilding was your life. You are not forgotten, you live on in our hearts. We will love you forever.” “I love you, baby,” she added. The cause of Paul’s death has not yet been revealed. Poloczek was last seen at the NPC Worldwide Championships in Germany on May 28, according to Generation Iron. Paul, originally a soccer player, fell in love with weightlifting as a … Continue reading Famous body builder Paul Poloczek dead at 37

Japanese man spends $15,000 to look like a dog

A Japanese man spent approximately 2 million yen ($15,000) on a realistic border collie costume because he wanted to look like his favourite breed of dog. The man, identified only as Toko, hired a Japanese company called Zeppet, which is known for creating sculptures and models for movies and commercials, to create the costume. Zeppet reportedly took 40 days to make the costume as Toko went through multiple rounds of trials and revisions to get it right. “I made it a collie because it looks real when I put it on,” Toko said in an interview with Japanese outlet Mynavi. “My favorite … Continue reading Japanese man spends $15,000 to look like a dog

112-year-old Venezuelan named world’s oldest man

A Venezuelan man has been recorded by the Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest living man. As of 17 May 2022, Juan Vincente Mora is a record-breaking 112 years and 355 days old, with his 113th birthday fast approaching.  Born in the small town of El Cobre on 27 May in 1909, Mora says his secret to living a long life is “the love of God, the love of family and that we must get up early to work”. He also starts every day with a cup of coffee and spends meal times with his family.  Mora is a devout Catholic and … Continue reading 112-year-old Venezuelan named world’s oldest man

Amazing: 11 year old boy catches world’s biggest fish

A schoolboy from Kent has set a new record after catching a fish almost the size of him. Callum Pettit, 11, pulled a giant seven stone carp out of a lake near Reims in France, the biggest ever for a junior angler. It took 20 minutes to reel the fish in and when it was put on the scales, it dawned on him and dad Stuart that he was bound for the record books. At 96lbs 10ozs, the whopping catch was only a few pounds lighter than Callum and almost twice the size of his dad’s personal best catch in … Continue reading Amazing: 11 year old boy catches world’s biggest fish

Airborne: Woman gives birth on plane with help from ‘exemplary’ flight attendant

A plane travelling between Denver and Orlando touched down with one more passenger than it had taken off with after a mother unexpectedly gave birth thousands of feet above the Midwest prairies. A flight attendant Diana Giraldo stepped up to help the mother who went into labour in the middle of a Frontier Airlines flight, the company said in a Facebook post on Tuesday without disclosing the specific date the unexpected delivery took place. Ms Giraldo took the mother into the plane’s back lavatory to assist in the delivery where the baby was safely welcomed into the world, something that the captain … Continue reading Airborne: Woman gives birth on plane with help from ‘exemplary’ flight attendant

Man with nine wives ‘anxious’ as all partners want to be first to bear his kids

A man who had a total of nine wives is planning to have children, and states that it is a “first come, first served” basis as to who will be their mother after one partner left the unusual marriage.The wife who left is circled Brazilian model Arthur O Urso has said that he wants to marry two more women, despite having a “sex rota” in order to keep his partners satisfied. However, after one of his partner’s left, Arthur hopes to expand his family with a baby, the Mirror reports. Arthur and his first wife, Luana Kazaki, are swingers who formalized the union with … Continue reading Man with nine wives ‘anxious’ as all partners want to be first to bear his kids

Russian oligarch dies after taking poison from shamans to treat hangover

Alexander Subbotin A Russian oligarch died after ‘shamans’ treated him with toad venom to cure his hangover, according to reports. Billionaire Alexander Subbotin, 43, is believed to be connected to Vladimir Putin as a former top executive at the Kremlin-friendly energy giant Lukoil. It is believed Mr Subbotin sought treatment from two controversial shamans, otherwise known as traditional healers or diviners of spirits for a bad hangover. The pair reportedly made an incision in the tycoon’s body and used it to administer toad venom. Mr Subbotin had a heart attack shortly afterwards and was then given a tranquilliser in the form of … Continue reading Russian oligarch dies after taking poison from shamans to treat hangover

Amazing: Woman rescued from China building collapse after six days

Rescuers in the central Chinese city of Changsha have pulled a woman alive from the rubble of a six-storey building six days after it collapsed. She was conscious during her extraction just after midnight (16:00 GMT Wednesday) and advised rescuers how to bring her out safely, state media say. Ten people are known to have survived but the death toll rose from five to 26 after more bodies were found. Arrests have been made as the building’s safety is investigated. Weak safety and construction standards, along with corruption among local officials, have led to a number of building collapses in … Continue reading Amazing: Woman rescued from China building collapse after six days