10:56 am February 11, 2014 | No Comment
The Raelian sect believes that humans were created by extraterrestrials to experience joy. It promotes world peace, democracy and sexual satisfaction. This mission has led them to actively campaign against female genital mutilation (FGM), and to back a clinic in San Francisco offering a controversial reconstructive surgery for victims.
3:29 pm February 10, 2014 | No Comment
A reclusive middle-aged woman in France has been found to be living alongside the badly decomposed body of her elderly mother thought to have died several years ago, prosecutors said Saturday.
4:24 pm January 31, 2014 | No Comment
An emaciated man whose boat washed up on a remote Pacific atoll this week claims he survived 16 months adrift on the Pacific, floating more than 12,500 kilometers (8,000 miles) from Mexico, a researcher said Friday.
4:16 pm January 10, 2014 | No Comment
Australia's national science agency has issued a rare apology to a seven-year-old girl for not being able to make her a fire-breathing dragon, blaming a lack of research into the mythical creatures.
3:30 pm December 30, 2013 | No Comment
Bizarre stories break in Indonesia with the same frequency as knockoff Raybans from Mall Ambassador. In between the tales of corruption, crime and politics that usually cross our news desk, even odder stories trickle through: reports of black magic, ritual sacrifice, animal prisoners and love gone up in flames are ocasionally filed. Here are a few of the stories that dropped jaws and raised eyebrows this year and that we couldn’t file under any category but ‘Odd News’ on our website.
6:26 pm November 20, 2013 | No Comment
A Nepalese woman, excited to be voting for the first time, said Wednesday that she went into labor and gave birth at a polling station during elections in the Himalayan nation. Parbati Bhandari told AFP she was so keen to take part in polls on Tuesday to elect a constituent assembly that she walked 30 more »