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Marriage proposal by crane goes terribly wrong
A man in the Netherlands rented a crane, planning to descend in front of his girlfriend's bedroom window, play her a song and then pop the question. Instead the crane toppled over, smashing a large hole in the neighbours' roof.
100 human brains go missing at Texas university
The University of Texas at Austin has lost about 100 brains stored in jars of formaldehyde, possibly including that of the man who killed and wounded dozens in a campus shooting spree nearly 50 years ago, school officials and media said on Tuesday.
Body parts labelled as toys found in Thailand DHL shipment
A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery — inside were a variety of preserved human parts, including an infant's head, a baby's foot and an adult heart.
Cannibalism trial begins for Brazil trio
Three people charged with killing at least two women, eating parts of their bodies and using their flesh to make and sell stuffed pastries went on trial Thursday in northeastern Brazil.
Woman accused of witchcraft burned alive in Paraguay
An indigenous woman has been burned alive in Paraguay after being accused of witchcraft.Officials said today that members of the Mbya Guarani community tied 45-year-old Adolfina Ocampos to a wooden pole and shot arrows at her before they burned her alive.
Hitler lookalike cat left for dead
A cat that is thought to have been attacked, blinded in one eye, and left for dead because it looks like Adolf Hitler has bounced back to health. Baz, a seven-year-old tomcat, has a patch of black...
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