The bizarre attempted kidnapping of the Prime Minister’s wife on this day in 1971

On a particularly cold but otherwise ordinary winter’s afternoon, a car and two motorcycles screeched to a halt outside a suburban Sydney hairdresser. One man leapt from the sedan armed with a replica machine gun and a dozen others quickly followed him, rushing towards the door of Anita’s Salon. They were to kidnap a woman … Read more The bizarre attempted kidnapping of the Prime Minister’s wife on this day in 1971

Connie Culp, first U.S. recipient of partial face transplant, dead at 57

Connie Culp, an Ohio woman who became the first recipient of a partial face transplant after surviving a botched murder-suicide attempt, died Thursday at the age of 57. Culp’s cause of death has yet to be revealed, but her passing was confirmed by the Cleveland Clinic’s Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute, where she underwent her … Read more Connie Culp, first U.S. recipient of partial face transplant, dead at 57

Cringe-worthy moment groom’s angry mum interrupts vows as bride mentions his ‘flaws’

A mother-in-law interrupted her son’s wedding mid ceremony after disagreeing with the bride’s vows with the moment captured on video by the newlywed’s sister. Sarah Ragsdale, from San Jose California, posted the footage on TikTok that took place during her sister’s wedding a few years ago. She captioned the video, “My sisters wedding a few … Read more Cringe-worthy moment groom’s angry mum interrupts vows as bride mentions his ‘flaws’

Coronavirus US: Mum and children berated over face masks in Florida Walmart

Footage shows a masked woman telling a young mum and her three children she hopes “you all die because you’re gonna kill me and my husband”. The incident happened at a Walmart in Gainesvill, Florida, with young mum Desiree Alis Vansickle telling CBS 46 News she was brought to tears by the incident. After being … Read more Coronavirus US: Mum and children berated over face masks in Florida Walmart

Student’s suspension overturned after photo that got her suspended went viral

School’s back in session for the 15-year-old Georgia high-schooler who received a five-day suspension for tweeting a video of a crowded hallway in which many students are seen without masks. The Washington Post reports that Hannah Watters, a student at North Paulding High School in Dallas, Georgia, was one of two pupils suspended earlier this … Read more Student’s suspension overturned after photo that got her suspended went viral

60 Minutes Australia: Twins separated at birth for secret experiment

Years before they knew each other existed, Ellen Carbone and Melanie Mertzel had one thing in common — they both longed to have a twin sister. Ms Carbone was “just always fascinated” by them, inventing an imaginary sister as a child and always felt strangely jealous when she met twins. Ms Mertzel too thought it … Read more 60 Minutes Australia: Twins separated at birth for secret experiment

Driver crashes car into street sign because of spider inside

A British driver has completely crumpled the front of his car by colliding head-on into a street sign – after he spotted a spider inside his vehicle. In his attempt to battle the arachnid, he lost control of the car and ploughed into the street sign. Luckily, the driver escaped the crash with minor injuries. … Read more Driver crashes car into street sign because of spider inside

Youthful mum gets mistaken for her daughters’ sister: Can you guess her age?

It might be common to still get asked for ID in your twenties, but for one woman it’s a request that she has continued to get for decades. Rajan Gill, 50, is often left red-faced when buying alcohol as cashiers often question her age, presuming she’s is three decades younger. And it isn’t just store … Read more Youthful mum gets mistaken for her daughters’ sister: Can you guess her age?

Firefighters rescue cheeky dog that swam 1km away from owner

A cheeky dog ran away from her owner in a Melbourne park, swimming almost a kilometre away and soon needed help. Luckily, Victorian Fire and Rescue crew were on a routine marine exercise in the Maribyrnong River nearby and were able to put their training into action. The distressed dog owner approached them for help. … Read more Firefighters rescue cheeky dog that swam 1km away from owner