Online daters respond to photos not words, OKCupid experiment reveals

Online daters respond to photos not words, OKCupid experiment reveals

Dating agency OKCupid tampered with its website to pair up people who were not compatible with one another. Read more

Koala clings to car for 50-mile journey after being run over

Koala clings to car for 50-mile journey after being run over

A koala who clung to a car for more than 50 miles after being run over miraculously survived the journey without serious injury. Read more

Anyone missing a newsreader? Nicholas Owen falls victim to unfortunate BBC blooper

Anyone missing a newsreader? Nicholas Owen falls victim to unfortunate BBC blooper

Generally speaking if you tune in to a news channel you expect to see a newsreader there. Read more

QPR line up audacious swoop for Brazil legend Ronaldinho

QPR line up audacious swoop for Brazil legend Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho has reportedly been targeted by Harry Redknapp’s Queens Park Rangers in what would be one of the biggest shocks of the transfer window. Read more

Freddie Prinze Jr labels Kiefer Sutherland ‘most unprofessional person’ he has ever worked with – ouch

Freddie Prinze Jr labels Kiefer Sutherland ‘most unprofessional person’ he has ever worked with – ouch

Freddie Prinze Jr. certainly had some choice words to say about his former 24 co-star Kiefer Sutherland, who he calls the ‘most unprofessional person’ he has ever worked with. Read more

Can Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer solve the great footballing enigma that is Kenwyne Jones?

Can Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer solve the great footballing enigma that is Kenwyne Jones?

In January, once the dust had settled on Cardiff City’s abrupt removal of Malky Mackay, all eyes were on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to see who he would bring in to lead Cardiff City’s survival bid. Read more

Miracle of medicine: Man whose face was blasted off with a shotgun models for GQ magazine

Miracle of medicine: Man whose face was blasted off with a shotgun models for GQ magazine

Richard Norris was left needing a new tongue, a jaw, teeth, as well as extensive facial reconstruction. Read more

Thousands queue to enter new Apple store in China

Thousands queue to enter new Apple store in China

3000 people turned up for the opening of Apple’s first direct store in the city. Read more

Indian street magician makes the homeless smile by changing one rupee into 100

Indian street magician makes the homeless smile by changing one rupee into 100

In this heart-warming clip, a street magician in India asks the homeless for one rupee – and then gives them a 100-rupee smile. Read more

The Simpsons blasted by Ofcom over Krusty the Clown’s pre-watershed expletive

The Simpsons blasted by Ofcom over Krusty the Clown’s pre-watershed expletive

Channel 4 has been blasted by TV watchdog Ofcom for letting a swearword sneak into an episode of The Simpsons pre-watershed. Read more

9 amazing adventure playgrounds to take the kids to this summer holidays (for you to play at, obvs)

9 amazing adventure playgrounds to take the kids to this summer holidays (for you to play at, obvs)

Sometimes you just want a good adventure park that makes it OK for you to test out the swings as well as your kid. Read more

Sharknado attack! Shoppers fall hook, line and sinker for ‘fresh killer shark’ gag in fishmongers

Sharknado attack! Shoppers fall hook, line and sinker for ‘fresh killer shark’ gag in fishmongers

So what would happen if you popped to your local fishmonger, only to be confronted by a real live shark? Read more

Engineers invent a hair-iron that will instantly colour your hair

Engineers invent a hair-iron that will instantly colour your hair

Imagine if you could go from blonde to brunette with just one sweep of a hair-iron and without using any hair-dye. Read more

There’s a Laura Ashley luxury hotel and you can buy everything in it

There’s a Laura Ashley luxury hotel and you can buy everything in it

If Laura Ashley did hotels… wait, they do? Read more

Anarchist dog jumps into owner’s face after being forced down slide

Anarchist dog jumps into owner’s face after being forced down slide

This anarchist dog doesn’t have time for society’s rules on how to use slides. Read more

Be grateful this isn’t your commute: Canadian woman plucks and eats bird on train

Be grateful this isn’t your commute: Canadian woman plucks and eats bird on train

The fowl video, taken on a train last month, has since gone viral. Read more

A not-so-private moment: Guests at Berlin hotel can be seen on the toilet due to design fail

A not-so-private moment: Guests at Berlin hotel can be seen on the toilet due to design fail

The hotel, which offers great views of the Berlin Zoo, unfortunately also offers eagle-eyed pedestrians another natural sight if they look up. Read more

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores outrageous Kung Fu volley in Paris Saint Germain training

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores outrageous Kung Fu volley in Paris Saint Germain training

Zlatan Ibrahimovic seemed to back to his outrageous best after scoring a Kung Fu volley in pre-season training for Paris Saint Germain. Read more

Marco Reus’ agent talks up transfer away amid growing interest from Liverpool

Marco Reus’ agent talks up transfer away amid growing interest from Liverpool

Marco Reus’ agent has talked up a transfer away from Borussia Dortmund amid growing links with Liverpool Read more

World’s ‘sexiest’ politician: Can you guess which country has a bikini model as its representative?

World’s ‘sexiest’ politician: Can you guess which country has a bikini model as its representative?

Bare-bottomed, with platform stilettos and posing semi-naked in a doctor’s uniform, she isn’t your typical political animal. Read more

What would happen if Sherlock met the Doctor? Wholock the musical, that’s what

What would happen if Sherlock met the Doctor? Wholock the musical, that’s what

Remember the folks who gave us the jaunty Sherlock The Musical (which gave Holmes and Watson a touch of Broadway magic)? Well they’re at it again – and this time they’ve got Doctor Who in their sights. Read more

Mum who left her 12 kids for toyboy says they are ‘better off’ without her

Mum who left her 12 kids for toyboy says they are ‘better off’ without her

Mum of 12 says she ‘wouldn’t change’ what she’s done. Read more

How will Swansea City line-up against Manchester United on the Premier League’s opening day?

How will Swansea City line-up against Manchester United on the Premier League’s opening day?

It was only a friendly against Plymouth, but two goals from Gylfi Sigurdsson hints that it was a shrewd piece of business to bring him back to the Liberty Stadium as the Swans opened up the ‘South Coast Tour’ with a comprehensive 4-0 win at Home Park. Read more

9 reasons why Arsenal NEED to sign Shakhtar Donetsk play-maker Douglas Costa

9 reasons why Arsenal NEED to sign Shakhtar Donetsk play-maker Douglas Costa

It’s come totally out of the blues in the last few days, but Arsenal are reported to be closing in on the big money signing of Douglas Costa. Read more