Category Archives: Wired



German museum displays ‘real’ Snow White’s gravestone

By Chris Robertson, news reporter A museum in Germany says it has got its hands on the long-lost gravestone of the “real Snow White”, after it went missing in 1804. The Diocesan Museum in Bamberg is displaying the gravestone of Maria Sophia von Erthal, who



Convenience store apologises after rat video goes viral

A convenience store chain in Japan has closed one of its stores and apologised after a video of rats running around one of its stores went viral. In the video, which has been viewed more the five million times on social media, but has not



Mystery substance turns river tributary bright blue

An investigation has been launched by an environment watchdog after the tributary of a major river turned bright blue. The vivid coloured stream which feeds into the River Frome – near the Somerset market town of the same name – is being treated as a

Surgery mishap: False teeth stuck in throat for eight days

By Tania Snuggs, news reporter A pensioner spent eight days with his dentures – made up of a metal plate and three front teeth – stuck in his throat after he had surgery, it has emerged. The 72-year-old anonymous man had an operation at an



Man Suffers Collapsed Lung After Long Karaoke Session

A 65-year-old man from eastern China needed to be hospitalized after an unusually long karaoke session allegedly left him with a serious medical condition known as a collapsed lung. Identified solely by his surname, Wang, the elderly karaoke enthusiast realized something was wrong when he



Anti-sex toilets will soak users with water jets and sound alarm

By Emily Mee, news reporter A seaside town is planning to install public toilets that will stop sexual activity by spraying amorous occupants with water and sounding an alarm. The new loos in the Welsh town of Porthcawl are also designed to prevent anti-social behaviour

Anti-sex toilets will soak users with water jets and sound alarm

By Emily Mee, news reporter A seaside town is planning to install public toilets that will stop sexual activity by spraying amorous occupants with water and sounding an alarm. The new loos in the Welsh town of Porthcawl are also designed to prevent anti-social behaviour



Portuguese Street Artist Creates Mind-Blowing Graffiti Illusions

Portuguese street artist Odeith is widely considered the pioneer of anamorphic graffiti, and looking at his latest works, many would say he is still ahead of the curve. Seen from all but the perfect angle, Odeith’s anamorphic masterpieces look strange and distorted, but when properly





Add Some Sparkle to Your Number Two with Glitter-Infused Vitamin Pills

WeAreFeel, a UK-based supplement subscription company has been getting a lot of attention online lately for a bizarre limited-edition multivitamin pill designed to “make your toilet sparkle” when you do a number two. The sparkly supplement – which costs £11.95 ($14.50) for 30 capsules –