Latest Weird News
Chinese paper mocked over phallic headquarters
Unamused Chinese censors have been at work to stop people sniggering over the new Beijing headquarters of the People's Daily newspaper, which bear an unfortunate resemblance to a giant penis.
Giant rubber duck sails into Hong Kong
An inflatable bright yellow rubber duck six storeys high sailed into Hong Kong harbour on Thursday to the cheers of hundreds of people who gathered to watch the classic bathtime-inspired artistic creation.
Indonesian policewomen wow protesters with Gangnam Style
A group of policewomen took an unusual approach to crowd control at a May Day protest in Indonesia Wednesday, breaking into a performance of "Gangnam Style" to keep demonstrators happy.
'4Real'? New Zealand reveals banned baby names
New Zealand officials released a list of baby names put forward by parents that were rejected because they were too bizarre or offensive, including "Lucifer" and "Mafia No Fear".
Running on vapors, literally, in hard pressed Cuba
It's a wonder they move at all -- the big old Chevrolets and other American jalopies from the 1950s and 60s that ply the potholed streets of Cuba.
Bill Gates' casual style raises eyebrows in S. Korea
Microsoft founder Bill Gates' casual style was the subject of criticism in some South Korean media Tuesday after he shook hands with President Park Geun-Hye, with one hand in his pocket.
Thatcher, Bobby Sands lose out in Paris street battle
Margaret Thatcher and Bobby Sands fought an epic battle three decades ago that left the Irish hunger-striker dead, but in their latest -- posthumous -- fight, neither side came out victorious when the city of Paris on Monday rejected plans to name streets after them.
'Imbecilic' song for new Dutch king withdrawn after outcry
Dutch organisers were scrambling Sunday to find a new song to mark the upcoming enthronement of the Netherlands' new king after a serenade written especially for the inauguration attracted a storm of criticism for its "imbecilic" lyrics.